Principal's Message

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    Elisa Younger
     

    Welcome to the Home of the Rangers!

    Our 2018-2019 school year is off to a wonderful start. This year we will be focusing on four instructional areas of focus (1) technology, (2) arts integration, (3) social-emotional learning, and (4) literacy and numeracy. These four areas will be used by all teachers to support the academic achievement of all students, in addition to driving our staff professional development. 

    Upcoming Events...

    • End of the 1st 6 week grading period: Thursday, September 20th
    • Parent Conference Day: Monday, October 8
    • Parent Meeting: Thursday, October 11 at 9:00 am or 6:00 pm in the Student Center
    • 4th Annual Trunk or Treat at Sierra: Friday, October 19 (*Time: To be determined)

    Family Wellness Center

    Our Parent and Community Center, has continued to be incredibly strong support for our families under the leadership of, Griselda Rubalcava. To learn more about our Family Wellness Center and the programs that are available, please contact Griselda at 714-567-3513 or at Griselda.Rubalcava@sausd.us.

    Turnaround Arts

    This year will be a our 3rd year as a Turnaround Arts school. This year we will be continuing to build the Visual and Preforming Arts program at Sierra Preparatory Academy with the support of Turnaround Arts: California. Turnaround Arts: California is a non-profit organization established to administer Turnaround Arts, a signature program of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, in the State of California. Schools in the national pilot phase of the Turnaround Arts program demonstrated increased academic achievement, increased student and family engagement, and improved school culture and climate.

    This year we will be partnering with CoTA and Get Lit for our coaching artists and artist residencies. The Get Lit model follows an original call-and-response technique. Poets learn classic poetry, claim a poem that resonates, and then pen their own spoken word response pieces, which they perform in tandem.

    Thank you for visiting our website.

    Please feel free to visit campus to learn more!

    Elisa Younger

    Principal

     

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