Black History Month!

Room 4 did research and displayed it on a trifold board regarding the history of African head wraps and the exploitation and travesty of slavery to sell European garments. We showed actual head wraps, African cloths and showed several books we plan to read by African American Authors. Room 4 also researched items invented by African Americans and printed them to be displayed on the tables for staff, students, and parents to view; reminding everyone that American History is Black History [i.e. dust pan, ironing board, lantern, ice cream scoop, cell phone, Lasik eye surgery, gas mask, traffic light [...]

2019-03-18T21:06:40-04:00March 18th, 2019|

Black History Month Extravaganza!

Room 4 did research and displayed it on a trifold board regarding the history of African head wraps and the exploitation and travesty of slavery to sell European garments. We showed actual head wraps, African cloths and showed several books we plan to read by African American Authors. Room 4 also researched items invented by African Americans and printed them to be displayed on the tables for staff, students, and parents to view; reminding everyone that American History is Black History [i.e. dust pan, ironing board, lantern, ice cream scoop, cell phone, Lasik eye surgery, gas mask, traffic light [...]

2019-03-18T21:07:35-04:00February 27th, 2019|

School Wide Scavenger Hunt

All of the students participated in a scavenger hunt, where they were able to move about the school asking questions, to all of the staff. Everyone had a great time participating. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-02-27T09:41:38-04:00February 17th, 2019|

100 Day of School Egg Drop

The entire Solano campus gathered as individuals competed for a chance to win bragging rights as well as a $5 gift card for building the best container to protect an "egg" from breaking when dropped from 15 feet. Parrish Alfred used 2 rolls of crepe paper to create a cup that the egg fit snuggly in, taped it completely up, put it in a cube shaped box of tissue, stuffed tissue on top, wrapped the entire box in bubble wrap, put it in a plastic bag with more bubble wrap & dropped it! It did not crack, way to [...]

2019-02-08T14:29:58-04:00January 31st, 2019|

Meet the Team: Monica K.

Monica K., Mental Health Specialist After earning my BA in Psychology and working in a psychiatric hospital, I decided I wanted to focus more on at risk youth, especially the younger population. It's really important for our students that I come up with new and exciting things for them. We do a lot of creative art projects for the students and incorporate nature walks, yoga, meditation, and bring new and relaxing activities to their daily schedule. I appreciate when I see students that I have worked with coming back to the school and [...]

2019-02-11T14:04:25-04:00January 25th, 2019|

Settling Back In and a Field trip

Well here we are nearing the end of our second week back from winter break. The students have been able to come and settle right back into the routine. For the rest of the school year, I would like to try and make learning more fun for my students. Today we went over the scientific method in preparation for the 100th day egg drop that will take place on the 25th. The students came up with a hypothesis and figured out which materials they would need to protect the egg from breaking when dropped. During math we played math jeopardy. [...]

2019-01-20T21:25:32-04:00January 20th, 2019|

Holiday Potluck

On the last day before our Winter break, the students, their families, and all of Sierra Staff enjoyed a great meal all together.

2019-01-16T14:23:47-04:00December 21st, 2018|

Learning About Photography

Classrooms 5, 6, and 16 spent some time with Mr. Jake, learning about photography, and were even able to get out and take pictures themselves. The students loved being able to get the hands on experience. It really brought the lesson to life. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-01-20T21:11:12-04:00December 20th, 2018|