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Meet Principal Schultz

August 4, 2015

Join us on the playground on August 27th from 5-630 to meet Sibley's new principal, Mrs. Schultz.

Albert Lea Fine Arts News

September 5, 2014

Sibley and Hawthorne Literacy Night

May 16, 2014

The public library literacy event was a HUGE success!  We had approximately 116 Sibley students attend!  Students signed up for library cards, received free books, and made a summer reading plan. 

Picture taken by Sara Stultz | Albert Lea Tribune

Students Visit Village at County Museum

May 9, 2014

For the last three weeks, Albert Lea High School juniors have learned the ins and outs of life in Freeborn County in the 1800s and 1900s.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

New Books have arrived at Sibley

April 25, 2014

Students at Sibley are very excited about the new books that became available for circulation this week!  They have been rushing to the library hoping to check out the new fiction and nonfiction books they're most interested in reading.  Mrs. Seeger and Mrs. Peek are more than thrilled about the excitement surrounding reading in Sibley's library! 

Sibley Students Perform "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" Musical

April 25, 2014

Third through fifth grade students performed "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" on April 15th.

Teaching about heritage

April 8, 2014

Sibley's Morning Music group participated in the Taste of Heritage at Northbridge Mall this past Saturday.  The group sang with three elementary choirs from Albert Lea.  Read more about the Taste of Heritage event at the Albert Lea Tribune.

Proposed Balanced Calendar Meeting to be held at Sibley

April 7, 2014

As a follow up to the school board meeting on March 31st, Sibley will host Dr. Funk on Monday, April 14th, at 6:30pm in the Sibley Media Center to further answer questions and continue the discussions surrounding a balanced calendar proposal.  This is the same night as our normally scheduled PTO meetings which begin at 5:30pm.  We hope that you will be able to attend the 6:30pm presentation, or both if you are able.  PTO representatives will then take your discussion and comments to the next school board meeting on April 29th. 

Learning about Hospitals

April 2, 2014

First graders took a fieldtrip to our local Mayo Clinic hospital today.  They learned about how one gets admitted to the hospital, as well as about the human body.  They visited the lab to see what blood looks like under a microscope.  They also saw a newborn baby and got to go inside an ambulance to learn about what EMTs do.  Everyone had a great time and learned a lot.  Thank you to our local hospital for providing this great experience for our first graders!

Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast

March 11, 2014

Thank you to all who attended the green eggs and ham breakfast!  It was a huge success!

Community members read Dr. Seuss books at Sibley Elementary

February 26, 2014

Community members read books to students Monday at Sibley Elementary School as part of a celebration of the birthday week of author Dr. Seuss.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

Sibley Elementary students witness Native American dancers

February 26, 2014

Sibley Elementary School students got a taste of a culture - combined with some physical activity - on Wednesday during an assembly at the school.  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

Readers Theater at Sibley

February 14, 2014

An important component to our reading curriculum engages students at all grade levels in Readers Theater.  What is it?  RT is a toll to help students see and understand a story or text by bringing it life with only your voice.  Read more about Readers Theater on Principal Williams blog.  

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Pennies for the Plunge

February 6, 2014

The Blue Ice Plunge is coming to Albert Lea during the BIG FREEZE community festival on Saturday, February 15th.

We are collecting money to contribute to the food shelf drive taking place during the Blue Ice Plunge Event.  If we meet our school goal of $200, one (or more) teachers from Sibley School will be taking the plunge.  Help us reach our goal by sending in your spare change anytime between now and Friday, February 14th.

February "I Love to Read" Month

February 6, 2014

February is "I Love to Read" month!  Check out Sibley's calendar to see how students and staff will be celebrating Dr. Seuss and reading!

Acting Like Children

February 3, 2014

Two professional actors from Prairie Fire Children's Theatre have worked with Sibley students this week to learn the play "Beauty and the Beast". 

Sibley Students to Present 'Beauty and the Beast'

January 31, 2014

Students at Sibley Elementary School will team up with two professional actors to present Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's original musical version of the tale "Beauty and the Beast."  Read the full article at Albert Lea Tribune.

Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Performances and Ticket Prices

January 28, 2014

Ticket Prices:

$5.00 Adults

$2.00 Students

Friday, January 31st at 7pm at Southwest Middle School

Saturday, February 1st at 10:30am at Southwest Middle School

 

Fun Night will be held February 7th

January 10, 2014

Fun Night Facts

Friday, February 7th 6-8pm

Family Event - parents attend with students

It is a TON of FUN with GREAT prizes!

Sibley M&M Visits the Senior Towers

December 13, 2013

Our M&M students visited Albert Lea Senior Towers on Thursday, December 12th for their annual performance.

The Winter Scholastic Book Fair is at Sibley

December 9, 2013

The Winter Scholastic Book Fair is at Sibley this week! 

Monday, December 9th | 2:30-7:15pm

Tuesday, December 10th | 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-3:30pm

Wednesday, December 11th | 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-3:30pm

Thursday, December 12th | 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-7:30pm

Friday, December 13th | 7:30am-3:30pm

Volunteer shifts are still available.  If you would like to help at the book fair please contact the office.

A Trip to The Surf Ballroom, Music Man Square and the Mac Nider Art Center

October 31, 2013

The fourth grade class participated in a field trip to Clear Lake and Mason City to visit The Surf Ballroom, Music Man Square and the Mac Nider Art Center.

Stroll For A Goal Success

October 25, 2013

Thank you PTO and all of our parents for their support in organizing and managing the logistics of the day.  Thank you community for supporting walkers and a fundraiser such as this one. 

Fourth Grade Visits Rendezvous

October 8, 2013

On October 3rd the fourth grade students from Sibley Elementary School participated in Education Day at the Big Island Rendezvous.  The field trip was a part of the ongoing arts integration program that is part of a grant awarded to Sibley Elementary School from the Perpich Center for Arts Education, located in St. Paul.

Sibley is a Minnesota Reward School

October 4, 2013

On Tuesday, results were made public statewide with regards to how schools are closing achievement gaps, accelerating students individual growth, and meeting expected proficiency targets.  Read more at http://alsibley.blogspot.com

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