Sierra Summit

Drama department puts Shakespeare on stage with A Super Groovy Night’s Dream

Julie Elliott and Hannah Stanley

December 17, 2013

Sierra Middle School presented A Super Groovy Night’s Dream on Nov. 14 and 15. This Shakespeare production took place in the cafeteria and was directed by the drama teacher Clare Anderson. Anderson read over 20 plays before...

Chess Club members battle for $100

David Lee

December 17, 2013

Chess Club was introduced to Sierra in Sept. by science teacher John Davis. Davis has sponsored Chess Club since 1997. The Chess Club meets in room 203 on Tuesdays after school until 4 p.m. Chess Club was created to be a...

Student Council uses store to fund ideas

Sophie Moore and Ashley Reed

December 17, 2013

Student Council runs the school store in the kiosk and keeps money for school activities. “The money stays with the Student Council for our needs and getting stuff ready for the school dance,” said Brad Waldrip, Student...

Fire and Ice Dance has music, food, karaoke and games

Alyssa Hurt and Anthony Rubano

December 17, 2013

The Fire and Ice school dance occurred on Nov 21st, 2013 after school from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. The dance happened in the gym, cafeteria, and kiosk. The dance benefitted the student council and other classrooms around Sierra. There...

Field trips provide new opportunities and learning experiences

Taylor Ali and Mckenna Wilson

December 17, 2013

Field trips are a part of learning outside of the classroom. Several Sierra teams have already gone on field trips so far this year. Vail Osprey went to CSU on Oct 1 to learn about Liquid Google Earth. Liquid Google is a way...

Experiencing Boston: Journalism students attend NSPA Convention

Mckenna Wilson and Josh Welo

December 17, 2013

Thirteen Sierra Journalism and Yearbook students went to Boston for the JEA/NSPA convention. JEA is the Journalism Education Association. NSPA stands for National Scholastic Press Association.  The students went Nov 13 to 18....

Sierra students take the field with the CHS Marching Band

Marissa Giddens

December 17, 2013

Nine Sierra students perform with the Chaparral High School Marching Band and color guard. Color guard has won two state awards. Students had to go to a band camp to join. Camp began on July 29 and ended on Aug 9. Students...

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