I want to express my sincere appreciation to you for your continual support for Sierra Bonita Elementary. The outpouring of support for our Sing Around the Tree events was amazing. Your children performed so remarkably well, which helped us all to experience the joy of the season. It is such a privilege to be part of your children’s and families’ lives, especially during this special time of the year.
As a school, we have thoroughly enjoyed the school year so far and look forward to experiencing the same success the second half of the year. We thank you for all you do for children and for our school.
We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
School will resume on Monday, January 5, 2015
Our second SEP conferences of the year will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. SignUpGenius was used to schedule these January conferences. For each appointment that has been scheduled, you should receive a confirmation email from SignUpGenius. If you have any questions or concerns about conferences or the schedule, please call the school at 801-798-4480. Our office staff will be happy to help however possible.
January 16 – District Development Day
There will be no school on Friday, January 16, as it is a District Development Day.
School Spelling Bee
Spelling bee lists were sent home just prior to Christmas break for all 3rd – 6th grade students. We encourage all students to participate by studying the words and participating in their upcoming class spelling bee. The two top spellers from each class will participate in our school third grade spelling bee or our fourth – sixth grade spelling bee. The third grade school spelling bee will be held on Friday, January 23, 2015. Our fourth – sixth grade spelling bee will take place on Friday, February 20, 2015.
Student Council Food Drive
Thank you for all of your generous donations to our Student Council Food Drive. The food drive was very successful, and your generous donations assisted many Sierra Bonita families and families throughout the community.
Sierra Bonita School Musical
Sierra Bonita is proud to present this year’s Musical, Disney’s Aladdin! Performances will be March 25-27. Fifth and sixth grade students are invited to audition and participate in the play. Auditions will be held after school, January 8-9, from 3:30-4:30pm, on the stage of the auditorium. Students will be able to sign up for a time to audition in Mrs. Hightower’s room. During auditions, students will be asked to sing 30 seconds of any song of their choice and read selected lines from the script. These lines will be available to pick up in Mrs. Hightower’s room the week of auditions. There is a $25 fee for cast members due at the parent meeting on January 16. Practices will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in January/February and every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday in March. If you have any questions, please contact the school. Thank you.
Temperature, Air Quality & Outside Activities
School personnel will monitor the weather, temperature, and air quality each day to determine whether or not to have outside, choice, or inside activities. The Department of Air Quality has a web page that provides the “current conditions” of air quality for Utah County. You can find this information at www.airquality.utah.gov. We will work to follow temperature and air quality guidelines that allow students to benefit from outdoor exercise when appropriate and to provide indoor protection when outdoor activities are not recommended for all students.
Sierra Bonita Web Page
Please visit our webpage at http://sierrabonita.nebo.edu for up-to-date news and information. You can also access the page through a link at the Nebo School District’s web site located at www.nebo.edu. We express our appreciation to Sue Leber, our web page specialist, and Janna Slye & Tiffany Manwaring, our public relations coordinators, for all of their work with school news and maintaining our webpage.