Get to Know Us
We invite you to review the timeline of events that have been scheduled to help prospective parents to become better acquainted with our school and its community. Please join us at any or all of them. We look forward to seeing you there!
EBISA School Fair • Tuesday, October 15, 2013 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Prospect Sierra School will be participating in the East Bay Independent Schools Association (EBISA) Fair at HS Lordships in the Berkeley Marina.
Middle School Information Day (5-8) • Sunday, October 27, 2013 • 12:30–4:00 p.m.
Prospective middle school students and their parents/guardians are invited to the Avis campus for an overview of the Middle School. There will be opportunities to meet key administrators, faculty, and current parents. There will be teacher-led workshops for adults and students as well as a tour of the facilities.
Elementary School Information Day (K-4) • Sunday, November 3, 2013 • 12:30–3:30 p.m.
Prospective parents/guardians are invited to the Tapscott campus for an overview of the Elementary School. There will be opportunities to meet key administrators, faculty, and current parents, and to learn about our program. This event is for adults only.
Authors & Lectures • Thursday, November 7, 2013 • 7:00–9:00 p.m ., Avis Multipurpose Room
The Prospect Sierra Authors & Lectures presents an annual series of parent education events. This month, join us for a discussion with Lenore Skenazy, author of Free-Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry.
Middle School Pizza and Play (5–8) • Friday, November 15, 2013 • 5:30–8:30 p.m .
Prospective families are invited to join us for a brief welcome, a light supper of pizza and salad, and the middle school fall play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (featuring grades 6-8). RSVP’s will be required for this very popular evening.
Evening coffees throughout the East Bay
These are opportunities to meet current students and parents. Prospective parents for all grades and applicants for middle school are invited to attend a Neighborhood Coffee in your area. Please contact us for more information and to RSVP.
Neighborhood Coffee for El Cerrito and North: TBA
Neighborhood Coffee for Albany/ Central Berkeley: TBA
Neighborhood Coffee for 94705/Oakland: TBA
Neighborhood Coffee for 94707/94708: TBA
All Together Now • Sunday, January 12 • 12:30–3:00 p.m. • Tapscott Campus
All current and prospective families are invited to this celebration of diversity, service, and authenticity on our elementary campus. There will be storytelling, planting native California seeds, exhibits of Service Learning from all grades, demonstrations of sign language, singing by the elementary chorus, family African dance, and, of course, delicious food to share.
Authors & Lectures • January 16 • 7:00–9:00 p.m. • Avis Multipurpose Room
Authors & Lectures • TBA• 7:00–9:00 p.m. • Avis Multipurpose Room
The Prospect Sierra Authors & Lectures presents an annual series of parent education events. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Wendy Berry Mendes, a Sarlo/Ekman Associate Professor of Emotion at UCSF. Together, we will explore how emotions, thoughts, and intentions are experienced in the body and how this influences thoughts, behavior, and emotions.
Middle School Spring Play •TBA • 5:30–8:30 p.m.
New families are invited to attend the middle school spring play featuring grades 5-8 and get a little taste of theatre at Prospect Sierra. RSVP required.
Authors & Lectures • Date TBD • 7:00–9:00 p.m. • Avis Multipurpose Room
The Prospect Sierra Authors & Lectures presents an annual series of parent education events. This month, we feature “Our Shining Stars,” an evening in conversation with three eminent scholars in science and technology from our parent community:
- Saul Perlmutter: astrophysicist and Nobel Prize laureate
- Amy Luers: Skoll Global Threats Funds addressing climate change
- Phillip Alvelda: creator of TaDa Innovations and media genius-in-residence
New Parent Reception • Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • 6:30–8:30 p.m. • Tapscott Library
Join us for a welcome reception for parents and guardians of newly-admitted Elementary School students.
New Family Reception • Thursday, May 15, 2014 • 6:00–8:00 p.m. • Avis Multipurpose Room
Join us for a welcome reception for newly-admitted Middle School students and their families.