Sierra School of Alhambra

Student of the Month: William

Our student of the month for October is William! On his first day of school, William attempted to leave the classroom every single opportunity provided. When asked to conduct an academic task, William stepped away from his desk within 5 seconds and made his way towards the door. He required frequent walks around campus. When the opportunity presented itself, William exited the classroom without a known direction. At the slightest unsupervised moment William would have bathroom incidents. William now tends to task for 15 seconds and takes his 30-second break at his desk for a duration of [...]

2019-10-30T15:12:37-04:00October 29th, 2019|

Key Staff: Alex

Alex is one of our top 1:1 Aides. He’s genuinely caring towards all students. He is reliable as he shows to work promptly and consistently everyday. Alex remains calm during crisis situations. He has a consistent pleasant and empathetic demeanor. Alex is detailed, thorough, highly organized, efficient, works well with minimal supervision, engages students, provides assistance without hesitation, submits all paperwork accurately and in a timely manner. He demonstrates flexibility by starting an earlier or ending a later shift. Alex can be placed in any classroom and immediately evoke a positive environment as he is well liked by [...]

2019-10-29T21:37:17-04:00October 29th, 2019|

OT Room

The OT room is one of our most popular rooms in the program. This room is not only for OT sessions, but to provide sensory breaks for our students as needed. Although the swings are the most utilized equipment, students are able to find weighted blankets and vests, aromatherapy, relaxing "white noise", rain sounds, ocean sounds, tents, exercise balls, cause & effect toys, and more.

2019-10-30T13:29:52-04:00October 24th, 2019|

Showing Off Our Skills

During this breakfast, students demonstrated their living skills and vocational abilities by setting the table, assisted with the making of the pancakes, and serving. This provided a great opportunity for families to meet each other and the other students in the classroom. They were also able to meet all staff in the classroom.

2019-10-23T12:48:08-04:00October 23rd, 2019|

Softball Picnic: 10/24

All students in room 7, 8, 9, & 10 are invited to attend the softball picnic at the park. This picnic is for students who are on blue level and have completed their assignments. The park event is planned for Thursday October 24th from 11am - 1:30pm. Students and staff will have lunch at the park together and then play a friendly game of softball. 

2019-10-18T13:56:32-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Pumpkin Patch Field Trip: 10/24

All students in rooms 5, 6, 11, & 12 are invited to attend our field trip to the pumpkin patch. The trip is planned for Thursday October 24th from 11am-1:30pm. Student will need to earn this activity by being on blue level and completing their assignments. All blue level students will take a trip to a local pumpkin patch where they can play games and visit the petting zoo.

2019-10-18T13:52:25-04:00October 18th, 2019|

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2019-10-18T13:46:45-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Pancake Breakfast

During this breakfast, students demonstrated their living skills and vocational abilities by setting the table, assisted with the making of the pancakes, and serving. This provided a great opportunity for families to meet each other and the other students in the classroom. They were also able to meet all staff in the classroom.

2019-10-30T13:27:22-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Staff Training Day!

On October 9th we had a pupil free day. All staff reported to school at 8am to collaborate and attend classroom team meetings. Our Regional Instructional Specialist was on campus to provide an assessment training for all ACI classroom staff. She also provided an overview of the BEST model for our ID staff.

2019-10-11T11:57:40-04:00October 11th, 2019|