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Sibley's Tiger Trot Team

April 23, 2013

Sibley students and staff participated in this year's SWMS Tiger Trot held on Saturday, April 20th.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

United Way Book Day at Sibley

April 22, 2013

Kindergarten through second grade students were given a book, Chuck the Duck Meets New Friends, from the United Way of Freeborn County.  Voluteers also took time to read the story to each classroom and explain how the United Way helps the community.  United Way of Freeborn County has published a book for the past 12 years with the help of sponsors. 

Larry Yazzie Visits Sibley Elementary

April 1, 2013

On March 25th, the students at Sibley had the opportunity to see Larry Yazzie perform and share information about Native American dance and traditions. 

Sibley Students Perform "The Aristocat Kids" Musical

March 14, 2013

Third through fifth grade students performed "The Aristocat Kids" musical on February 28th.

Sibley Celebrates "I Love to Read Month" and Dr. Seuss's Birthday

March 13, 2013

On March 1st Sibley celebrated "I Love to Read Month" and Dr. Seuss's Birthday with Community Leaders are Readers.  Each classroom had a community leader to read a Dr. Seuss book and talk about their position in the community.  MN Reading Corp enjoys bringing these community leaders to Sibley.

Kindergarten and First Grade Students Attend Play

February 19, 2013

Kindergarten and First grade students in all 4 elementary schools were able to attend a wonderful play performance by the MNSU Theatre Department about bullying.

Author Mary Bleckwehl Visits Sibley

February 15, 2013

On February 11th, author Mary Bleckwehl talked about her books and being an author with Sibley students.  She is the author of Henry! you're late AGAIN! and Henry! you're hungry AGAIN?.  Thank you Mary for coming to Sibley!

Sibley Elementary Students Perform with Prairie Fire Children's Theatre

February 5, 2013

Click here to read the full article at the Albert Lea Tribune.

Sibley Readers Theater

January 31, 2013

Click on Mr. Williams's blog to learn more about Sibley's Readers Theater at http://alsibley.blogspot.com/

Sibley's Wednesday Morning Reading Club Starts January 16th

January 14, 2013

The Sibley morning reading club starts up again this week.  Please note the day has changed to Wednesday mornings.  We will be meeting in the media center starting at 7:45am-8:20am.  Parents and community members will be volunteering their time to read all kinds of fun and interesting stories to children in grades K-5!  Find out more information here or by calling Sibley at 379-5080.

Sibley Afterschool Academy's New Program Schedule

January 7, 2013

Sibley's Afterschool Academy is excited to announce new programs starting January 7th for students.  Find out more information here or by visiting our blog at http://www.sibleyacademy.blogspot.com/

Learning Perceptions

December 5, 2012

Fourth-graders at Sibley Elementary School have started to benefit from a grant that will allow teachers to integrate lessons with arts, music and more to hoepfully increase learning and student interest.  Read full article in the Albert Lea Tribune. 

Austin Bruins Junior Hockey Team Visits Sibley

November 20, 2012

On November 13th, the Austin Bruins Junior Hockey team came to meet with 3rd-5th grades to talk about healthy habits. 

Sibley begins arts integration project with Perpich Center for Arts Education

November 20, 2012

Read about Sibley's arts integration project with Perpich Center for Arts Education here.

"Stuff-A-Truck" Food Drive

November 16, 2012

From October 16th through November 16th, Sibley students collected and donated 968 food items for those in need. This operation, well known as Nelson's "Stuff-A-Truck" Food Drive, is a community effort to better the lives of those less fortunate this upcoming holiday season.  On November 20th, all donations will be "stuffed" into a semi-truck and delivered to the Albert Lea Food Shelf.  Thank you Sibley students and families for your donation!

Critters and Company

November 12, 2012

On November 7th, students were treated to a presentation by Critters and Company.  Visit Principal Williams's blog for the full article and pictures at http://alsibley.blogspot.com.

4th Grade to Surf Ballroom, MacNider Art Museum, and Music Man Square

October 31, 2012

Our 4th grade students participated in a field trip on October 26th.  Read about their trip here!

What's Healthy?

October 29, 2012

C is for cookie, but it may not be good enough for you.  Instead, try fruits, vegetables, proteins or other grains to get you through the day, or so Hy-Vee Dietitian Amy Pleimling told Sibley Elementary School fifth-graders Tuesday morning.

Mango Languages

October 26, 2012

The Albert Lea School District has recently been provided with an exciting new opportunity for our students.  The Mango Language course is an on-line language program which delivers a wide variety of language learning capabilities.  If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact 507-379-5080.

Kindergarten Night and "Data" Notebooks

October 26, 2012

On Thursday, October 25th Kindergarten parents were invited to their child's classroom to explore the kindergarteners' data notebooks.  Read the full story at Principal Williams's blog.   http://alsibley.blogspot.com

Volunteer Opportunity with Destination Imagination

October 17, 2012

Many of you have heard about Albert Lea student's participation in Destination Imagination last year.  We had 10 teams - 60 students - representing all elementary schools, Southwest Middle School and Albert Lea High School.  Seven teams earned the right to participate in the state competition. 

Please consider this opportunity to be involved in an exciting program!

Sibley Afterschool Academy

October 17, 2012

We are excited to announce new programs at Sibley Afterschool Academy.  The goal of the after school program is to provide additional academic support, enrichment opportunities and positive social interactions with their peers.

Sibley Support Club - 4th & 5th Grade | Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-4:30pm

Fun With Words Club (Scrabble) - 4th & 5th Grade | Tuesdays 3:00pm-4:30pm

Crafting Skills Club - 4th & 5th Grade | Every Tuesday 11/27-12/11 from 3:00pm-4:30pm

Sibley Spanish Club - Kindergarten-3rd | Thursdays 3:00pm-4:30pm

Sibley Spanish Club - 4th & 5th | Monday & Wednesday 3:00pm-4:30pm

Sibley Chess Club - 4th & 5th Grade | Thursday 3:05pm-4:30pm

There are no afterschool clubs the day before a holiday.

1st Grade P.I.E. Nights

October 17, 2012

Mark Your 2012-2013 Calendars!

1st Grade P.I.E. (Partners in Education) Nights

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Sibley students raise $15K for school programs, visits

October 15, 2012

Students at Sibley Elementary School had a special chance to raise money, get their principal in a dunk tank and get some exercise all at the same time on Friday. 

Sibley's parent-teacher organization, Sibley SHARE, organized a walking event called Stroll for a Goal.

1st Grade Visits with Firefighters and Fire Trucks

October 10, 2012

On Monday afternoon the first grade received a visit from the Fire Station to talk about fire safety during fire prevention week. 

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