Student Spotlight Julianne Y. I like all of the staff in my classroom. Ms. Lekaunas is my teacher and she really makes me feel close to home. She calms me down and makes it easy for me to be at school. Mr. McBride makes my classroom fun, he makes it so school isn’t too serious. I don’t always know what to expect with Mr. McBride. Ms. Romo is someone I can relate too. She also keeps the classroom clean, she notices all the details that I do that may need attention in the classroom. [...]
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On January 8th, a representative from San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, or MTS, came and gave a presentation to our high school students about how to ride public transportation and how to stay safe while riding. Students learned about the different routes, how to purchase a ticket, and asked great questions about public transportation in San Diego! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra Academy
The Sierra Performance of The Jungle Book was a huge success! The students auditioned for parts in the choir or the play and had weekly theater practice. The choir sang songs from the jungle book while our actors performed. Congratulations to our students for a phenomenal performance! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra Academy
Thank you for all of your support throughout the football season. It was great to see all of our families at the games this year, supporting Sierra's football team. We made big strides as a team in the way we played and conducted ourselves, especially as the season progressed. Our first- round playoff game was an excellent example of this. We recorded our highest score in a game for the season on offense (41), as well as had our first shut out on defense. It was a great season and we are excited to prepare for the basketball season! [...]
Sierra Academy of San Diego got to honor Monserrat Ocampo! On Wednesday December 5th, she received Teacher of the Year from KYXY Radio! She was nominated for her dedication and inspiration to Sierra Academy students. She was surprised during our Student of the Month Assembly, she received a beautiful plaque honoring her and a $100 gift card! We are so proud and honored to have her on our team! See the video below where Monserrat is surprised and presented with her award!
The week prior to Thanksgiving was a busy one. The Transition program shopped and cooked food for our Annual Thanksgiving Feast. Students, staff, and families gathered for the event. Food was served and the entertainment was amazing. Our school choir performed “Roar” by Katy Perry and students Alex P. and Joey M. along with a few Sierra Staff, calling themselves Joey and the 4 Knuckle Heads, performed a Bob Marley song “No Woman, No Cry.” Our canned food drive classroom winners were Mr. Brooks’ class which received a pizza party! Art work created by classrooms were auctioned off [...]
Our Halloween Festivities Party was a blast! Our JV and Varsity players participated in a Homecoming Football game against Springall Academy. Our spirit squad cheered nice and loud! After the game students changed into their costumes and we had a Halloween dance. Lots of dancing and yummy snacks made for a great event!