School District Passes $10.7 Million Dollar Bond

School District Passes $10.7 Million Dollar Bond

Jim Cornelius; News Editor The Nugget News Published 5/24/16; Click here to visit The Nugget’s Website Voters in Sisters Country said “yes” to the Sisters School District’s $10.7 million bond request in the May 17 election. By dint of several...
Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

The amygdala, the prefrontal cortex and the hippocampus. Fifth through eighth graders at Sisters Middle School have been getting to know and love their brains. The students have been participating in a mindfulness-training program called MindUP. They have been...
New superintendent seeks better understanding of local priorities

New superintendent seeks better understanding of local priorities

In an effort to create stronger two-way communication between Sisters educators and community members, Superintendent Curtiss Scholl and the school board have been asking local residents to share their insights and get connected. His goal is to reach beyond parents,...

Students try hands at portraiture

Originally Published The Nugget News May 10, 2016 Author Erin Borla “It’s my favorite day of the year,” said fourth-grade teacher Clay Warburton, as he observed his class of students painting their abstract portraits all laid out across the floor of...
Sisters Schools Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Sisters Schools Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week was celebrated May 2 – 6, 2016 to honor all of our Sisters teachers who work so hard to make learning enjoyable in our district. Below is what some of our students had to say about the teachers they hold near and dear to their hearts:...
Students participate in Arbor Day

Students participate in Arbor Day

Originally Published The Nugget News May 3, 2016 Author Jodi Schneider McNamee Planting trees each Arbor Day is a Sisters tradition. This year, three classes of kindergarteners planted chokecherry trees in front of Sisters ElementarySchool (SES). The National Arbor...