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Julia.JPGSierra Junior High School continues on its constant quest for excellence in our community!

Our work on common core is developing richer lessons for our student body, with increased critical thinking and an emphasis on fully understanding and applying the concepts they are learning.  Our teachers have been working hard, with little rest for the weary.  If you see them, thank them for dedicating so much of themselves every day to our students' success.

Our students, themselves, have been shining in the news as well this year.  You may have seen a proud soccer team practicing in the snow for a tournament recently.  Below, you will see just a few of the news items related to our students' work and dedication.

Thank you for your support for programs like the Special Olympics, arts, music, athletics, and common core.  It makes all the difference in the work we do for children!

News

English Department Proposes New Novel Titles & Grade Level Changes
The English Department is proposing to add books to the potential reading list.  Proposed titles include:   Grade 7 :  Number the Stars by Loise Lowry, Shipwrecked by Rhoda Blumberg, Freedom Walkers by Russell Freedman Grade 8:... Continue
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Posted by: Julia Reese
Published: 2/6/14

Beware Fake Social Media Sites!
Several Twitter and Facebook accounts claim to represent SHS teachers/ staff.  They are imposters.  We are working with police and attorneys to resolve this issue and an investigation has been opened. The age of online social networks br... Continue
Posted by: Julia Reese
Published: 1/30/14