On April 10, 2019, Sierra Academy and Springall Academy teamed up to host the annual Career Day Fair event for our students. We had 13 vendors with different jobs come out to allow students the opportunity to learn about the people in our community. These vendors included a Padres Human Resources Assistant, a Florist, two Starbuck's Baristas, a Magician, and more! They were able to talk to each vendor about their job so that they could gain a better idea of what their future might hold. The students participated in a "career day bingo" game that helped them to ask [...]
We learned about the Underground Railroad and how quilts were used to communicate with people on the We learned about the Underground Railroad and how quilts were used to communicate with people on the Underground Railroad. We learned about different quilt squares and the various messages they could communicate. The students created their own representations of these quilt squares using pastels. Here is our “quilt".
Katy Miller, Education Specialist I started working with special education students when I was in high school. I have always been drawn to this population of students and enjoy the challenges and be a part of successes. I decided to continue pursuing this field through college. Katy started at Springall Academy 11 years ago as a teacher’s assistant. She received her teaching credential in 2013 and became the elementary teacher at that time. Katy has been Springall’s lead teacher since 2016. My morning starts early prepping and preparing with my classroom assistants. As [...]
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