Sierra Summit

New Math Program

Ayla Main

February 27, 2014

Math teachers on some teams have been using a new math program called IXL. IXL offers levels for Pre-K to high school. This program has students go through levels answering math questions. Different people think it is hard or ea...

Doodle 4 Google Contest

Doodle 4 Google Contest

February 24, 2014

New Lockdown Alarm

Logan Morris

February 19, 2014

Tuesday, February 18th, a new lockdown alarm system was used for the first time during a lockdown drill. It took place during fourth period classes around 11:10. This system was installed in the summer of 2013. During the school y...

Sierra Students Participate In a Spelling Bee

Marissa Giddens

February 19, 2014

On January 16th Sierra students had an oral spelling bee. The three finalists were Michael Loomer, a 7 grader on Vail/Osprey, Sean Meadows, a 7 grader on Aspen, and Connor Lawrence, an 8 grader on Pheonix. The finalists moved on to ...

New Chromebooks

New Chromebooks

February 18, 2014

7th Graders Register for 8th Grade

Tanur Pilcher

February 12, 2014

On Wednesday, January 28th 7th graders started to register for 8th grade. Each teams counselor came and talked to the students. The students had time to ask questions and start on their packet to choose their electives for ne...

New TV brings helpful information for students

Sydney Compoz and Redete Nardos

December 17, 2013

Many students have noticed that a new TV was installed in the kiosk area in August. It has important dates and events for the students and staff. “It seemed like a good idea to communicate with the students because I know...

Rodent sightings and captures create concerns

Hailey Flynn

December 17, 2013

Sierra has a mouse problem. Over the past two weeks, two mice have been caught and others have been spotted in the school. Brad Waldrip, the art teacher, caught a mouse during his seventh period class using a plastic bin....

Book Fair earns cash for LMC

Hannah Corum

December 17, 2013

The Scholastic Book Fair raised $1,257 to buy new books and refurbishing for the Sierra library. The book fair had $5,000 in sales, with $1257 in profit staying at Sierra. “I love the book fair. It’s cheaper to get books...

Eco-friendly fountains debut

Anthony Felix and Joe Norbut

December 17, 2013

The Douglas County School District installed two eco-friendly, bottle filling water fountains for every secondary school. The water fountains were installed Sept 13. “We bought new water fountains to replace the old ones...

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