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Staff of the Month: Terra

What impact has Terra had on colleagues and students over the past month? Terra is an Assistant Teacher in the Middle School/High School B.E.S.T. Classroom. She is a vital part of the classroom's positivity and functionality. She runs groups within the room with direction from the teacher and is able to independently plan and implement other activities within her groups as well. She takes an active role in the daily operations of the classroom's structure, behavior modification, and transition. She has a positive energy daily that carries over into her co-workers and also with the students she [...]

2019-10-31T15:58:06-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Alan

What has Alan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Alan has been a great role model to his peers within our classroom. He is very helpful to his peers and to the staff. Alan enjoys interacting/joking with his friends at school. He often talks about and plays sports such as football and basketball. Alan is very creative; he shows his creativity within his artwork. Alan is very kind to his friends and will always help out when asked. What is something Alan has accomplished so far this school year that they are [...]

2019-10-31T16:03:00-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Caleb

What has Caleb accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Mrs Megan says that Caleb has significantly changed his behaviors around this school year. Caleb participates daily in activities. Mrs Megan also said that Caleb now verbalizes his frustrations and requests to take breaks. Mrs Megan said that Caleb has shown improvements in every aspect since the beginning of the year. As well as being able to sit for his 25 minute rotations, 3 times a day. Miss Heather says how Caleb how improved drastically in his behavior management plan and has [...]

2019-10-31T15:46:48-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Megan

What impact has Megan had on colleagues and students over the past month? Megan is a very dependable co-worker to have, she is always willing to help when needed. Megan definitely has an impact on her students because she is very consistent in her classroom and makes sure her students always have what they need. Staff members chose Megan as Staff of the Month because she is a very hard worker and is dedicated to the kids. Megan is very good at getting on the same level as the kids when they are in need of [...]

2019-10-31T15:45:23-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Mr. Casillas

What impact has Mr. Casillas had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Casillas has such a wonderful impact here at Sierra, on our staff and students. Casillas is always willing to help out in every single situation, even the ones that might not be ideal. Mr. Casillas has built such strong relationships with our students, to where our students can really trust and rely on him. Casillas was selected by fellow staff members due to many reasons, including his ability to work as a team, his attentiveness, and his punctuality. "Good people bring out [...]

2019-10-31T15:37:04-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Staff and Student of the Month

What has Xavian accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Xavian has been working incredibly hard to be successful this year and his hard work has paid off! Xavian is now on the highest behavior level possible and has been able to participate in multiple level-based activities such as off campus learning and campus jobs. Mr. Bybee stated that Xavian is a stellar student who works hard on his education and is focused on maintaining his high behavioral level. Xavian puts effort into everything he does, and it truly shows in his actions. [...]

2019-10-31T15:30:05-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Zaki

What has Zaki accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Zaki has been on time for school and in proper uniform. Zaki pushed through several challenges and has even invested his time by giving back. Several moments stand out but, can replace a students perseverance to be better. Mr. McFadden states that for a student to be a Student of the Month he should stand out among the rest. "Zaki does just that." Zaki even takes time to support his fellow classmates. Zaki has been the first student this year to finish a [...]

2019-10-31T15:21:02-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Logan

What has Logan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Logan has exemplified a Nova Student for his kindness, dedication to academics, and ability to regulate and stay focused in class. October 26th marked one official year on Gold Level for Logan. He is an incredible member of our classroom and a model student for others. Logan always gives his best effort in class. Over the past year and a half he has made incredible academic growth and is never afraid to try something new. We are proud of everything Logan does! [...]

2019-10-31T15:05:14-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Mr. Pittman

What impact has Mr. Pittman had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Pittman comes to work each day with a smile and a positive attitude. His encouraging, compassionate, and helpful demeanor have led multiple students to succeed. He is always looking on the bright side and encourages the students to do the same. He has built an amazing rapport with his students. “Mr. Pittman has made an impact on our classroom in many ways. He brings an atmosphere that is positive, energetic, and upbeat. While remaining appropriate and within the context of schoolwork, he [...]

2019-10-31T14:59:43-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Jacob

What has Jacob accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jacob was selected for student of the month for September. Jacob is currently on Gold Day 92, which was a huge accomplishment for him. He began at High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle and did not always feel success. He worked extremely hard, utilizes appropriate supports, and came to school with a positive mindset each day. Jacob is extremely helpful throughout the school day. Being on Gold level provides more opportunities for independence, maturity and skill building. He has surpassed his social, emotional, [...]

2019-10-31T14:58:40-04:00October 31st, 2019|