Sierra School: Antioch

Contra Costa Fire Department Visit

Our Sierra School – Kimball kids recently received a visit from the Contra Costa Fire Department. Our students were anxious to learn the ins and outs of fire safety and the fire truck! They were able to feel the heavyweight​ of the gear and tour the inside of the fire truck. Students all had so many questions for our local heroes and even received their own fire hat to join the Contra Costa team in keeping everyone safe from fires. Thank you Contra Costa Fire Department for taking the time to educate our students on fire safety! [...]

2019-10-18T13:27:39-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Ping the Principal

Last week we celebrated our first of many “Ping the Principal” days. Director Millad Nooraei challenged any student with a high level in the program to take a free shot with a water balloon at the end of the day. We weren’t surprised to see that all of our students were pretty excited about the opportunity. Our students made all their behavioral and academic points and almost the entire school participated. Students we hadn’t seen in over a week showed up just for the opportunity to participate. Over 100 water balloons were thrown but a majority ended up just [...]

2019-09-27T09:13:41-04:00September 27th, 2019|

Making a Splash – Our New Model

Our Sierra- Grant staff and students are making a splash this year! Staff has created an environment where students are truly engaged in learning pre-academic, social, and life skills to take with them beyond the classroom. Ms. Jackie and her excellent team of staff have successfully implemented the BEST model where students are working on their individualized target skills throughout the day while also earning fun activities. Our kiddos were recently able to enjoy some chocolate dipped fruits for all their hard work. Thank you team Sierra- Grant! Visit our website to [...]

2019-09-19T22:42:24-04:00September 19th, 2019|

Student of the Month: Michael

Michael is a middle school student on our Sierra – Fremont campus. Not only does he excel on our Sierra Fremont campus, but he does exceptional with transitioning to the mainstream middle school campus. He is a huge help around the campus and is always willing to do classroom jobs, campus clean-ups​, and help out his fellow classmates. He brings such a positive attitude that brings so much joy to all the staff and students here at Sierra. Michael is also definitely the most spirited and has shown Sierra Bulldog pride by wiping out the competition for [...]

2019-09-13T12:24:24-04:00September 12th, 2019|

Staff Spotlight: Jonique Andrews, District Teacher

Jonique Andrews began at Sierra School of Antioch as an assistant teacher and made the move last year to district teacher at our Sierra Fremont site in room 1. Mr. Andrews is a huge asset to our team and is always going above and beyond to support students in his classroom as well as other students on campus. He makes learning fun by incorporating hands-on​ activities in all subjects as well as setting up Nintendo Switch tournaments for the Fremont campus on Fun Fridays. He has a great personality and is always greeting visitors with a smile [...]

2019-09-17T21:39:32-04:00September 11th, 2019|

Getting Crafty at Diablo Vista

Sierra School (Diablo Vista) is getting crafty! After learning what mosaics were our students were able to try to make some of their own. Students took their time to create intricate designs and asked staff for help when needed. They are all extremely proud of their creations and had tons of fun. Great job Diablo Vista! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-09-08T21:26:34-04:00September 5th, 2019|

Blue Level Pancake Breakfast

On Friday, August 23rd our K-5th grade students at Sierra Kimball participated in a Pancake Breakfast for students on a high level in the program. Beginning the week before, staff began encouraging the students to complete their work and demonstrate the positive behaviors needed to reach the required Blue Level. We were excited to see a majority of Classroom 1 reach the required level and have such a great time at the event. Special thanks to our amazing staff who planned the event and cooked the pancakes. The students reported having an excellent time and we can’t [...]

2019-09-02T20:18:00-04:00September 2nd, 2019|

Black History Month Projects

Our classrooms spent the whole month learning about African Americans that made significant contributions to our country and why we spend a month long celebrating our black history. They were able to get creative in who they chose as well as how they presented their projects to their peers! Our kiddos were also able to get crafty with help from staff by creating their door décor for the month. A HUGE thank your to our parents and staff for going above and beyond in helping our students with their projects! Visit our website to learn [...]

2019-02-25T15:15:50-05:00February 25th, 2019|