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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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Cancer Survivor Climbs Mount Everest

May 10, 2011
On Friday, May 6, 2011, Justin Anderson visited several classrooms at Sibley. Justin shared his story of perseverance through tough times. At the age of 26 he was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. After successful surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, Justin had the opportunity to climb to the base camp of Mount Everest with other cancer survivors.

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.

JAM World Record

October 1, 2012

On September 27th all Sibley students participated in the JAM World Record.  JAM World Record is a fun campaign to rally everyone to pause and take just a minute for a fitness break. 

The Winter Scholastic Book Fair is at Sibley

December 9, 2013

The Winter Scholastic Book Fair is at Sibley this week! 

Monday, December 9th | 2:30-7:15pm

Tuesday, December 10th | 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-3:30pm

Wednesday, December 11th | 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-3:30pm

Thursday, December 12th | 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-7:30pm

Friday, December 13th | 7:30am-3:30pm

Volunteer shifts are still available.  If you would like to help at the book fair please contact the office.

Picture taken by Sara Stultz | Albert Lea Tribune

Students Visit Village at County Museum

May 9, 2014

For the last three weeks, Albert Lea High School juniors have learned the ins and outs of life in Freeborn County in the 1800s and 1900s.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

Fun Night will be held February 7th

January 10, 2014

Fun Night Facts

Friday, February 7th 6-8pm

Family Event - parents attend with students

It is a TON of FUN with GREAT prizes!

What Makes Hot Air Balloons Rise?

March 24, 2011
On thursday, March 24th, the Stingray reading group from Miss Bennett's 1st grade class presented their reports on hot air balloons to classmates and family members.

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.

Annie

March 13, 2015

Come see our spring program ANNIE!

Homecoming Week at Sibley

September 16, 2013

To help celebrate homecoming last week and learn about teamwork and school spirit, students were invited to take part in special dress up days!  Remember all students and staff get into home sporting events for FREE all year!  GO TIGERS!!

 

Peggy Bennett 2011 Teacher Of The Year

April 7, 2011
Peggy Bennett, who teaches first grade at Sibley Elementary School, was presented the award by Bill Leland, school board chairman.

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. 

Sibley is a Minnesota Reward School

October 4, 2013

On Tuesday, results were made public statewide with regards to how schools are closing achievement gaps, accelerating students individual growth, and meeting expected proficiency targets.  Read more at http://alsibley.blogspot.com

Readers Theater at Sibley

February 14, 2014

An important component to our reading curriculum engages students at all grade levels in Readers Theater.  What is it?  RT is a toll to help students see and understand a story or text by bringing it life with only your voice.  Read more about Readers Theater on Principal Williams blog.  

http://alsibley.blogspot.com

Homecoming Pep Fest

October 10, 2014

Sibley Elementary celebrates Albert Lea Homecoming.

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!

5th Grade Skate Party

December 21, 2011

The 5th graders spent the afternoon skating at the Albert Lea City Arena for their holiday party.

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 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 Students Perform "The Aristocat Kids" Musical

March 14, 2013

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

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. 

Morning Muffins/April 20th

April 15, 2011
Sibley PTO is sponsoring Morning Muffins

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 and Hawthorne Literacy Night

May 16, 2014

The public library literacy event was a HUGE success!  We had approximately 116 Sibley students attend!  Students signed up for library cards, received free books, and made a summer reading plan. 

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