Bears Bulletin - February


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Drop off/pick up zone procedures reminder

Thank you for all you are doing to provide for the safety of students in our drop-off and pick up zones. We ask that if you have need to park your car, especially directly before school or after school, to please park in a parking stall and not in our drop off/pick up zone. Also, we ask that pull-through lane (left side) remain a pull through where cars are not parked. As we work together in this regard, we will be able to provide for the safety of our students while keeping our drop off/pick up zone running smoothly. Please contact the school office if you have questions.

Science Fair:  The 5th & 6th grade science fair will be held on Wednesday, February 10, in our fifth and sixth grade classrooms. Judging will take place from 9:00-10:30am. Parents and families are invited to join our classes and visit from 10:30 - 11:45am. If you have questions about the science fair, please contact your child’s teacher or the front office.

Spring Picture Day will take place Thursday, February 18. This is a date change from what was originally scheduled.

PTA Mother & Son Night is scheduled for Friday, February 19, 7:00pm, at the school. Please look for additional information coming home soon!

Before School Mathematics Lab – From 8:15-8:55am each school day, a school staff member is running our Mathematics Lab. This lab has been set up for kindergarten through sixth grade students to use the online mathematics resources including ALEKS (3rd-6th) and Planet Turtle (K-5th).  All students are invited to participate.  If you have any questions about this offering, please contact the school office.

We have placed a link to Math Resources on our school website under quick links at

School Spelling Bee Competitions - Spelling bee lists were sent home just prior to Christmas break for all 3rd – 6th grade students. We have now completed our third grade spelling bee, and we congratulate all of our class representatives and our top spellers;

  1st Place – Tayah Smith;  2nd Place – Naoma Sansom; and  3rd Place – Lexi Geurtz

The two top spellers from each 4th – 6th grade class will participate in their school spelling bee that will be held this Friday, February 5, at 1:45pm.

February 24 – School Will Dismiss at 12:00 Noon - School will be held on Wednesday, February 24, for the morning only as the afternoon will serve as a District Development Day for teachers and staff members. Students 1st – 6th will be dismissed at 12:00 noon. Lunch will be served on this day beginning at 10:35am.

AM Kindergarten hours will be according to the regular kindergarten schedule.  PM Kindergarten will not be held on this day.

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash/ Book Fair Night will be held Wednesday, March 2, from 6:30-7:30pm. We invite all Sierra Bonita families and friends to attend. Bring your books, pillows, and blankets and join the fun with books and reading throughout the school. Our PTA book fair will be open, and teachers and volunteers will be sharing books throughout the school in a fun way. Popcorn will also be served.

Kindergarten Enrollment - On Wednesday, March 23, from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., all Spanish Fork Elementary Schools will hold a registration for students who will be entering Kindergarten the fall of 2016. Children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2016, are eligible for kindergarten. Please let all friends and neighbors know about this registration day. We ask that parents please bring birth certificates, immunization records, and residency information with them. Thank you.

Sierra Bonita Elementary is proud to present this year’s musical – The Little Mermaid

Many 5th & 6th Grade students are participating in the musical this year and are having fun & working hard to be prepared for the performances in March. Please mark your calendars for our evening performances that will take place at 7:00pm, on March 24, 25, 28, & 29.

PTA Movie Night – Please place our PTA Movie Night on your calendars for Friday, May 13, at 8:15pm. We hope you will be able to come and enjoy this fun movie night out under the stars.