Doug Luffborough spoke to staff, sixth graders, and parents at Sierra last week. Many sixth graders were inspired by Doug as he shared his life story of obstacles out of his control and how he overcame them. His motivational speech was to instill in the students to not let their hardships define who they are or what they can do.
For more information about Doug, his purpose, and accomplishments click here.
Although it is only the middle of the day, all three groups have learned and explored many aspects of marine life. Two groups were able to touch and investigate sea stars, sea urchins, hermit crabs, and other creatures of the tide pools. Another groups studied, observed, and drew plankton that they observed under microscope. One group is investigating and participating in the sea lion/seal inquiry as they hike to Point Bonita light house. Another is hiking to the marine mammal center, the largest marine mammal hospital on the planet, to learn more about helping the marine life.
Of course, all have enjoyed watching the crashing waves and eating the wonderful tasty food. They have also completed cooperative challenges to promote teamwork.
Having a great time,
Please read the important information regarding immunization. 7th grade students will need proof of the Tdap immunization before entering school. Two free clinics are available on April 26th and May 2. See letter home and flyer below for details.
English Tdap Letter Home & Clinic Info
Spanish Tdap Letter Home & Clinic Info
Many Sierra sixth graders will soon be headed to the Headleads Institute in Sausalito. During the week of January 23 – 27, they will explore the Golden Gate National Park as they learn about nature and environmental care. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to experience hands-on science as they create bonds with peers and adults. Click on the link below for more information on the Headlands Institute.