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Sibley school is collecting food items for MarketPlace Foods Stuff-A-Truck Food Drive for Charity.  Each classroom will be collecting food items from November3rd until December 9th.  Did we mention there will be a special prize for the classroom who collects the most food items??

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Referendum Renewal Presentation September 30th at Sibley

September 24, 2013

Please mark your calendars and plan on attending an informational presentation about our district's upcoming November referendum renewal.

Firefighters Visit 1st grade/Free t-shirts

May 3, 2011
Firefighters visited Sibley's 1st grade classrooms. They received fire safety checklists to take home and complete, and returned to school on friday to receive a Free T-shirt. They will be visiting the fire station later this month.

"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!

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.

Fourth Grade Visits Rendezvous

October 8, 2013

On October 3rd the fourth grade students from Sibley Elementary School participated in Education Day at the Big Island Rendezvous.  The field trip was a part of the ongoing arts integration program that is part of a grant awarded to Sibley Elementary School from the Perpich Center for Arts Education, located in St. Paul.

MN Reading Corps & RSVP Volunteer Celebration/May 19th

May 4, 2011
You are invited to a celebration for Volunteers, Students and Parents with Minnesota Reading Corps & RSVP on May 19th at 6:30pm in the Sibley School Cafeteria.

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

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. 

Stroll For A Goal Success

October 25, 2013

Thank you PTO and all of our parents for their support in organizing and managing the logistics of the day.  Thank you community for supporting walkers and a fundraiser such as this one. 

Sibley Elementary students witness Native American dancers

February 26, 2014

Sibley Elementary School students got a taste of a culture - combined with some physical activity - on Wednesday during an assembly at the school.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

Sibley M&M Visits the Senior Towers

December 13, 2013

Our M&M students visited Albert Lea Senior Towers on Thursday, December 12th for their annual performance.

Sailing Into Summer Parent Night/May 16th

May 5, 2011
Attention Sibley Kindergarten Parents: Sailing Into Summer Parent Night Monday, May 16, 2011 6:30-7:30 pm

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.

A Trip to The Surf Ballroom, Music Man Square and the Mac Nider Art Center

October 31, 2013

The fourth grade class participated in a field trip to Clear Lake and Mason City to visit The Surf Ballroom, Music Man Square and the Mac Nider Art Center.

Community members read Dr. Seuss books at Sibley Elementary

February 26, 2014

Community members read books to students Monday at Sibley Elementary School as part of a celebration of the birthday week of author Dr. Seuss.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

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!

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.

Gallery: Reader leaders

March 5, 2012

Albert Lea Superintendent Mike Funk reads "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" to fourth-graders in Jacque Sorensen's class Friday at Sibley Elementary School.

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. 

Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast

March 11, 2014

Thank you to all who attended the green eggs and ham breakfast!  It was a huge success!

I Don't Know Why She Swallowed Snow"

December 3, 2014

Sibley's K-2 Holiday Program was a huge success.

Mural Contest

September 25, 2014

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.

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.

Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Performances and Ticket Prices

January 28, 2014

Ticket Prices:

$5.00 Adults

$2.00 Students

Friday, January 31st at 7pm at Southwest Middle School

Saturday, February 1st at 10:30am at Southwest Middle School

 

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