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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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!
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