Getting the Swing of It

Getting the Swing of It

Sisters Middle School seventh and eighth graders had the chance to learn to dance in their P.E. classes this year. Teachers Wes Estvold and Julie Patton incorporated a two-week dance unit into the P.E. program. The students were taught the country freestyle swing and...
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...
Teams swarm Sisters for SALI

Teams swarm Sisters for SALI

Originally Published The Nugget News May 10, 2016 Author Rongi Yost Teams from all over Oregon and Idaho swarmed intoSisters this past weekend for the Sisters Annual Lacrosse Invitational (SALI) tournament, held on Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8. Seventy-two teams were...

Keeping students mentally healthy

Originally Published The Nugget News May 10, 2016 Author Erin Borla There are a variety of things that affect even the youngest Sisters residents, things that have a direct impact upon their mental and emotional health. Even through budget constraints...
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:...
SMS students take on chess challenge

SMS students take on chess challenge

Originally Published The Nugget News April 12, 2016 On the morning of April 8, four Sisters MiddleSchool students prepared themselves to go head-to-head against the best middle-school-aged chess competitors in the state at this year’s Chess for Success state...