Proud Member of NEU
A California Distinguished School!
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
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!
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!
6th Grade Parent Evening at Costa Mesa Middle School - March 11th
You are invited to find out more about CMMS:
Costa Mesa Middle School
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 Performing Arts Theater
Esta cordialmente invitado a conocer más cerca sobre la escuela secundaria de Costa Mesa:
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!
Fecha: miércoles, 11 de marzo, 2015
Hora: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lugar: La Teatro Nuevo 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!
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
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
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/
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
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 - email@example.com
Kindergarten - firstname.lastname@example.org
First Grade - email@example.com
Second Grade - firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Grade - email@example.com
Fourth Grade - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fifth Grade - email@example.com
Sixth Grade - firstname.lastname@example.org
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