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Proud Member of NEU

Proud Member of NEU

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A California Distinguished School!

Achievement Award

Sonora Quote

Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.  ~Les Brown

District News


Staff Birthdays



  4 Kelli Davison - Kinder Teacher

17 Peggy Pfeifer - Cafeteria Manager

17 Donna Honda - Kinder Teacher



1  Samira Attalah - Instructional Aide

13 Christine Selstad - 2nd Grade Teacher

15 Marcy Shands-Brown - School Community Facilitator

26 Christina Seegmiller - Instructional Assistant

First Grade Clelbrates "100th" Day of School!



The Sonora Staff, Students, and Parents are committed to creating a school

that accepts no limits to the academic success of ALL students.

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Preparing for college begins in elementary school!

Sonora Students are College Bound!

6th Grade Parent Evening at Costa Mesa Middle School - March 11th

                         Special Announcement!!


You are invited to find out more about CMMS:


Costa Mesa Middle School



Informational Meeting

New to CMMS?  Want to know what to expect next year?  Come to CMMS's main gym Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Hear lots of information about schedules, classes, electives and extra-curricular opportunities.  We’ll even talk about Common Core Math as well as the Delta/Honors program

Q & A will leave you confident about the coming year! 

We look forward to seeing you!


Date:      Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Time:      6:30p.m. – 8:00p.m.


Place:     Costa Mesa Main Gym



Anuncio Especial!!

Esta cordialmente invitado a conocer más cerca sobre la escuela secundaria de Costa Mesa:

Junta Informativa

Nuevo a la escuela secundaria de Costa Mesa?  Desea saber que pasara el próximo año?  Venga al gimnasio principal el miércoles, 11 de marzo de 6:30pm a 8:00pm.  Escuche información acerca del horario de clases, clases electivas, y oportunidades después de escuela o extracurriculares. También hablaremos acerca de los Estándares Comunes de Matemáticas así como del programa DELTA/Honores.

¡La sección de preguntas y respuestas aclararan las dudas que tenga acerca del próximo año!

¡Los esperamos!


Fecha:    miércoles, 11 de marzo, 2015

Hora:      6:30pm - 8:00pm

Lugar:    Gimnasio Grande de Costa Mesa


Are You Smarter Than a Sonora Student?

Sonora Student Leadership challenge families in a classic Hollywood meets Academics!  Sonora Students are the winners!  Stay tuned for next year's challengers.

Sonora Handbells and Show Choir

Our wonderful Handbells and Show Choir performing this Holiday Season at the Summit House as well as Segerstrom Center's Annual Candlelight Gala.  



A Huge THANK YOU Community Partners!

Segerstrom Center for the Arts for your continuing support of our visual and performing arts programs! For the amazing performances we attend at the Center to the Master Teaching Artists who work with our staff and students! We so appreciate your support!

Holy Trinity Church - THANK YOU for providing Christmas for our families and for scholarshipping many students in our afterschool City of Costa Mesa ROCKS Program. We LOVE our Costa Mesa Church Partnerships!!

Newport Balboa Rotary Club for donating a beautiful tree planted in the front of our school on March 7, 2013 in preparation for Arbor Day. Thank you, Newport Rotary!


Congratulations Mrs. Bybee - Sonora's Teacher of the Year!

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Mrs. Bybee teaches our Special Day K-2 class. She is an amazing person and teacher! We're all so proud of her! Congrats, Mrs. Bybee!

6th Grade Kiwanis "Mustand Pride" Award Recipients

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Congratulations Andrew Flores and Kyle Anderson - Kiwanis "Mustang Pride" Award Winners! We are all so proud of you, your accomplishments and your leadership at Sonora! You are College Bound!

Online Flyers

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Today: 2/28/15


Websites for Home Use


Renaissance Learning ( Accelerated Math ) - click here then use 6 digit student ID and birthday for password. You can check your student's AR progress at this site too.

Typing Club - https://nmusd.typingclub.com at then use 6 digit student ID and birthday for password

Lexia -:  http://www.lexialearning.com - same username and password as they use at school.

SWUN Math - Teachers have set up their classes to go onto www.Swunmath.com for math practice and short video lessons at home. 

Sonora School News

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Parent Emergency Procedure Information

All Sonora Teachers and Para Professionals are Highly Qualified!

All Sonora Teachers and Para Professionals are highly qualified, as indicated by the No Child Left Behind Federal Act.


NCLB Parent Notification

GATE Parent Information

"No Excuses University"

To find out more about "No Excuses" visit      http://turnaroundschools.com/neu-network/

Parent Handbook

Our new Parent Handbook is now online in English and in Spanish! Hard copies will be available on Back to School Night on Sept. 20th.

Sonora School Creed

Sonora Students are College Bound!

"I pledge to be a person of character and trust,

I will be respectful and responsible doing what I must!

I will act with fairness and show that I care,

Be a good citizen and do my share!

Character counts at Sonora School!


Sonora PTA Email Address

Have a suggestion for PTA?

Want to get involved but don't know exactly how?

If you have anything specifically for our wonderful PTA, please send an email to


We love to hear from you!

Contact Your PTA Grade Level Rep!

You can contact your grade level PTA representative by using the following email addresses:

Preschool  - sonorapreschool@gmail.com

Kindergarten - sonorakinder@gmail.com

First Grade - sonora1st@gmail.com

Second Grade - sonora2nd@gmail.com

Third Grade - sonora3rd@gmail.com

Fourth Grade - sonora4th@gmail.com

Fifth Grade - sonora5th@gmail.com

Sixth Grade - sonora6th@gmail.com

Help Raise $$$

Register at igive.com  and have $$ donated to our school each time you shop at participating stores!