Proud Member of NEU
A California Distinguished School!
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
You're Invited to Newport-Mesa Unified School District College and Career Night! October 8 at 6:30 p.m.
You're Invited to the Unveiling of the Renovated CdMHS Marian Bergeson Aquatics Center - October 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Public Notice: Mesa Verde Community Inc To Host School Board Candidate Forum - Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m.
6 Bryan Choun- Night Custodian
8 Kathy Garcia-Crabb - 4th Teacher
12 Kori Johnson - Health Assistant
28 Audrey Scott - Nurse
17 Linda Roberts - 4,5,6 Teacher
21 Natalia Pineyua - Inst. Asst
24 Phil Theodorou - Music Teacher
29 Catherine Morgan - 1st Grade
SONORA SCHOOL MISSION
The Sonora Staff, Students, and Parents are committed to creating a school
that accepts no limits to the academic success of ALL students.
WHAT COMES AFTER HIGH SCHOOL???? COLLEGE!!
Preparing for college begins in elementary school!
Sonora Students are College Bound!
Join Me For Our CMHS Zone Football Evening!
Join me this Friday night, Sept. 26th, for our annual CM Elementary Zone Football Game at Jim Scott Stadium! Wear your school shirt and get in free with an adult!
Hope I see you there! :-)
Sonora School wins 1st Place with an Excellent rating at Disneyland's "Music in the Park" school band competition. Sonora is the only elementary band competing in this middle school/high school competition! Congratulations Mr. St. Royal and our Advanced Band Students on this phenominal win!
2013-14 Staff Pictures
Jim Cogan - Resident Master Teaching Artist - Storytelling at Family Game Night
A Huge THANK YOU Community Partners!
A huge thank you goes out to the Costa Mesa Foundation and Bill Turpit, Grants Committee Chair, for their generous donation of $2,000 to help cover the cost of our popular and successful "Ticket to Read" program here at Sonora! Our students LOVE this program, which fosters increased reading fluency and comprehension at all levels.
Rock Harbor Church and the Crossing Church for their ongoing support of our school! They have made significant improvements to our campus during annual Make-over Days, breakfast and lunch for our staff a couple times during the school year, teacher supplies and backpack stuffed with wonderful school supplies! Holy Trinity Church is joining our community partnerships this year providing classroom instructional supplies and volunteers to tutor individual students needing a little extra support. 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!
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!
Dad's Club Booth at Back-to-School Night
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.
CM Zone Elementary College Night - CM Zone Principals
2014 Spirit Run with Vanessa & Eric Castillo
Sonora School News
Home to School Parent Newsletter - Jan.
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.
GATE Parent Information
"No Excuses University"
To find out more about "No Excuses" visit http://turnaroundschools.com/neu-network/
Parent Reading Guides
Parent Reading Guide in English and Spanish . . . http://sections.latimes.com/parentreadingguide2012#2012/09/19/?page=1
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!
WE ARE COLLEGE BOUND!"
Sonora PTA Email Address
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Want to get involved but don't know exactly how?
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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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Kindergarten - email@example.com
First Grade - firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Grade - email@example.com
Third Grade - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fourth Grade - email@example.com
Fifth Grade - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sixth Grade - email@example.com
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