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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.

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Golden Sierra Weekly Bulletin

May 21 to May 25


Grizzly Reminders

  • Less than one year from the New York/Boston trip.  8 days of action packed adventure. WE ONLY HAVE 10 SPOTS AVAILABLE.  It is not too late to sign up. Sign up soon and take advantage of the multiple fundraisers that are already underway.  See Mr. Larson for more details.

  • The Grizzlies are in need of Varsity Boys and JV Girls Basketball Coaches

  • Congratulate our Section Champion Volleyball team!

  • Please take the time to congratulate our grizzly track and field athletes: Brooke Hoppe - 1st place in the pole vault, Roman Medrano - 3rd in the high jump, Elijah Edington -  3rd in the 300 hurdles and Sam Johnson - 4th in the 300 hurdles and 3rd in the 100 meters.

Monday (5/21):

  • Period 3 & 4  Finals for Seniors and 8th - Regular Monday Schedule

  • Environmental Club at 3:00 pm in room 102

Tuesday (5/22):

  • Period 1 & 2 Finals for Seniors and 8th - Regular Tuesday Schedule

  • Art Club @ lunch in Room 118

  • Candle Rose Practice @ 4th in Gym - Seniors and ASB students for next year

  • Senior Scholarship Night @ 6:30 pm in MP Room

  • Volleyball @ 7:00 pm in Gym

Wednesday (5/23):

  • 7/8  Students @ Sunsplash bus returns to Golden Sierra @ 5 pm

  • Candle Rose Practice @ 4th in Gym - Seniors and ASB students for next year

Thursday (5/24):

  • Candle Rose - Grades 8-12 in MP @ 8:00 (Take roll and bring your class to the gym)

  • Senior Picnic @ Lotus Park 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

  • Sports Physicals after school - sign up with Judy

  • District Board Meeting @ 7 pm

Friday (5/25):

  • No School

Planning Ahead:

5/28: No School

5/30: 8th Promotion Practice & Day on the Green

5/31: Minimum Day - Finals 1 & 2 for grades 7, 9, 10, 11

5/31: 8th Promotion Practice

5/31: 8th Grade promotion & dance 6:00 pm

6/1: Minimum Day - Finals 3 & 4 for grades 7, 9, 10, 11

6/1: Senior Breakfast in MP Room @ 8 am

6/1: High School Grad Practice @ 10 am

6/1: High School Graduation 7:00 pm


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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



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.

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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.