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Welcome to Grizzly Country

Our Mission

Golden Sierra aims to create an intellectual and democratic learning community where our students attain excellence in academic and career technical disciplines. We strive to offer a small, student-centered program where our students are supported by caring adults and academically challenged with rigorous, relevant instruction. We are driven by a commitment to current research-based practices that ensure our students have the best opportunities for success. Our goal is to ensure that every Golden Sierra graduate leaves our school prepared for higher education and high-demand, highly-skilled careers.

Follow the link to learn more about where Golden Sierra can take you



Golden Sierra Weekly Bulletin

March 20 to March 24




7th Grade students are testing during the first block of the day Monday through Thursday.  Our testing schedule is posted throughout campus on our TV in the Octagon.


Please be mindful of dress code as the weather warms up!


We will be celebrating our Grizzlies who show positive behavior by hosting a BBQ at lunch once a week.  Earn recognition for GOOD CLASS BEHAVIOR in your 1st and 2nd period class this week!


Golden Sierra is a tobacco free campus – this includes all types of tobacco - Consequences for having tobacco of any kind on campus will be strictly enforced!


Attending dances and other extracurricular activities is a privilege – Be sure to stay off of the “no-go” list, which is based on grades, attendance and behavior.



  • Library Open until 4:00
  • Volleyball @ Christian Brothers 4:30 / 5:30 – dismiss at 2:05



  • Library Open until 4:00
  • Junior High Spelling Bee Practice at lunch, Room 4
  • Golf vs. Highlands @ Cherry Island 3:00 – dismiss at 12:20 pm
  • Baseball vs. Highlands @ GSHS 4:00 pm
  • Volleyball @ Western Sierra 4:30 – no bus



  • Late Start
  • Library Open until 4:00
  • Track @ Foothill 3:30 pm dismiss at 12:50 pm
  • Softball @ Vacaville Christian 4:00 – dismiss at 12:20 pm
  • Jr. High Volleyball vs. Camino @ GSHS 3:30 / 4:30 pm



  • Library Open until 4:00
  • Junior High Spelling Bee Practice at lunch, Room 4
  • Spring Team Pictures @ GSHS
    • Golf 3:00
    • JV Volleyball 3:20
    • Varsity Volleyball 3:40
    • Track 4:00
    • Softball 4:40
  • Tennis @ Encina 3:00 – dismiss at 12:35 pm
  • Baseball @ Highlands 4:00 – dismiss at 1:20 pm
  • Volleyball vs. Vacaville Christian @ GSHS 4:30 pm
  • Jr. high Volleyball @ Herbert Green 3:30 / 4:30 – dismiss at 2:00 pm




  • Senior BBQ at lunch
  • 6th Grade Invasion Dance, 3:00 to 5:30 in MP Room
  • Open House – Grizzly Showcase, 6:00 to 7:00 for grades 6 through 12
  • Softball vs. Bradshaw Christian @ GSHS 4:00 pm



  • Volleyball @ Placer Tournament TBD – no bus
  • Track @ Ponderosa 9:00 am – no bus


Planning Ahead:

  • Ongoing: Check out Rec Sports Board for team sign-ups
  • 3/27 to 3/30: Powder Puff at Lunch
  • 3/31: Sadies Dance
  • 4/1: Sober Grad Run at NS School, 7:00 am



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The Golden Sierra faculty, administration, and staff aspire to offer our students an educational experience that is . . .


We challenge our students to be creative and critical thinkers


We engage our students in solving real-world problems through meaningful,

project-based learning that connects to multiple disciplines


We support our students through multiple means to ensure their academic success


We provide our students with a collaborative school environment grounded in trust and respect



Golden Sierra Graduates will be:

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Our Commitments

The administration, faculty, and staff of Golden Sierra are committed to:

  • Connecting students with pathways towards college and career readiness.
  • Maintaining a clean, safe, and positive environment for our students and faculty.
  • Providing a curriculum that is both rigorous and responsive to student needs, diversity, and skills.
  • Implementing and enforcing school policies and procedures which are fair and consistent for all students.
  • Providing students with assessments which challenge them to demonstrate the mastery and commitment as displayed by competent practitioners.
  • Developing a school culture that embraces diverse instructional practices and collaborative inquiry as a means to constantly analyze and improve our learning community.          
  • Engaging in ongoing evaluation of school structure, policy, and procedure in order to meet student and community needs.

Open House - Grizzly Showcase

March 24th

6:00 to 7:00 pm

For Grades 6 through 12

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Non-Discrimination Policy

Black Oak Mine Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or the Superintendent/Title IX coordinator or the District’s 504 Coordinator at the District Office at (530) 333-8300 x 7 or jmeyers@bomusd.org ,   A copy of Black Oak Mine's non-discrimination policy is available upon request.