Sierra School: Weld County

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|

Spirit Week at Sierra School

Spirit week at Sierra School of Weld County brought tons of creativity and fun into our classrooms. Each day of the week was a different theme, through the week of September 23rd-27th. Students and staff really put some amazing effort into their costumes for the week.Monday- Hat dayTuesday-Character dayWednesday- Decade dayThursday-Career dayFriday- Pajama day Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-10-18T15:04:32-04:00September 27th, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Julie Mallette

What impact has Julie had on colleagues and students over the past month? Julie goes above and beyond to make sure everyone is welcome and comfortable every chance she gets. She is always helping out where she can to ensure the success of not only our students, but our staff too. Why did other staff members select Julie as Staff of the Month? Julie has been as Sierra School for nearly 5 years, and going on 3 years as the administrative assistant. She is the face of our school and the first smiling face you see when [...]

2019-09-23T14:44:47-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Student of the Month: Spencer

What has Spencer done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Spencer B. has been at Sierra School of Weld County for nearly three years and is only 2 months away from graduating. Spencer shows up everyday with a positive yet humorous attitude and is always ready to take on the day. Spencer is a leader and a role model student, and more than willing to help out whether it be student or staff in need of help. What is something Spencer has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? Spencer [...]

2019-09-23T14:45:29-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Picture Day: 9/17

Sierra will be purchasing 2 5x7 pictures for each student. Visit the below website for additional packages, add-ons or enhancements: https://Studio5SchoolPortraitsInc.onlinephotocart.com/prepay/24361168?code=Sierra19F

2019-09-20T13:50:20-04:00September 20th, 2019|

Colorado Autism Conference: Partnering for Potential

Staff at the Sierra School of Weld County had the exciting opportunity of attending the first statewide Autism conference hosted by the Colorado Department of Education. The conference focused on strengthening educational practices and featured many presentations from professionals, families, and students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our own regional and executive directors, Stephanie Marshall and Sarah Strothkamp, presented on enhancing functional communication through visual supports.

2019-06-11T12:06:19-04:00June 4th, 2019|

Student Spotlight: Alex M.

Alex M. — 5th Grade Mr. Smith because he is really nice. Letting other kids take VTOs (voluntary timeouts) before me. I've been working on it and I'm perfect at it! Lunch, I really like eating lunch. Art because I get to be creative. Coping skills especially when other kids stress me out.

2019-03-28T15:58:36-04:00March 28th, 2019|