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Hot Chocolate Bar

To celebrate Halloween staff at Apex decided to set up a Hot Chocolate bar for the students. It was a well deserved reward for the students. Also, it was excellent way to keep warm during the cold weather. Students were able to add their favorite mix-ins to their hot chocolate. They enjoyed the ability to create their own variation of the popular cocoa drink. Visit our website to learn more about the Apex Program

2019-11-01T08:22:16-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Shadaesha

What has Daesha accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Daesha has continued to grow in the program since arriving for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Daesha consistently comes to school on time and prepared. Daesha also takes pride in the school by always taking ownership around the building through various beautification projects. But, the overwhelming reason for her selection as Student of the Month comes from her consistently positive attitude and willingness to help her peers. "Daesha shows a lot of growth and maturity. She has excelled in all areas [...]

2019-10-31T16:16:25-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Russell Wade

What impact has Russell had on colleagues and students over the past month? Counselor Wade demonstrates what it is to be a true professional. Through his leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills Counselor Wade is a pillar of positivity to everyone in the building. Never turning away staff or students in need. He is a firm, fair, and consistent. Counselor Wade was selected by his peers for his dedication to the students and staff. He has been with the school since its opening in 2013. "Counselor Wade is never too busy to assist students and staff alike. His [...]

2019-10-31T16:51:33-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Daemion

What has Daemion accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? He is shown great growth in his verbal skills and being able to request needs and wants to his teachers and other staff. He has learned the months of the year and able to say them out loud. He has also shown improvement in being able to wait during transitions, which has been difficult in the past. Mrs. Pruit and Mrs. Garcia both work with him in the classroom and they have seen great progress in his overall attitude at school, being excited [...]

2019-10-31T16:00:08-04:00October 31st, 2019|

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|