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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

August 21 to 25


Grizzly Reminders -

  • Applications for Watershed Education Summit will be available through our science teachers starting August 30th.  Have questions? Ask Mr. Mason, Mr. Delongchamp, Mr. Bryant or Mrs. Smallwood.
  • Return your emergency cards this week
  • Buy an ASB Card and you could WIN! A Kindle, $25 @Red Rooster, $25 @Shoestring, $25 @Student Star



  • Spirit Week – Multiplicity Day
  • Picture Day
  • Solar eclipse during second period
  • 7-8 Volleyball Practice 3 to 5 pm



  • Spirit Week – Class color
  • Cheer Practice – 5 to 7 pm
  • 7-8 Volleyball Practice 3 to 5 pm


  • Spirit Week – Woke up like this
  • Back to School Night – 6 to 7:30 pm
  • 7-8 Volleyball Practice 3 to 5 pm



  • Spirit Day – Thrift Shop
  • Volleyball (Scrimmage) @ Forest lake Christian 4:00 – bus leaves at 2:50 pm
  • Cheer Practice – 5 to 7 pm
  • 7-8 Volleyball Practice 3 to 5 pm



  • Spirit Day – Black & Gold
  • Early Release – 1:50 dismissal
  • Lunch Rally
  • 7-8 Back to School Dance, 2 to 4 pm
  • Football vs. Colfax @ GSHS 5:00 / 7:00 pm
  • Fall Team Pictures @ GSHS
    • 3:00 Cross Country
    • 3:45 Varsity/JV Volleyball

Golden Sierra Weekly Bulletin

August 16 to 18


Grizzly Reminders -

  • Welcome Back!
  • It is Week of Welcome – Be sure to enjoy all of our lunch time activities!
  • Schedule Change Requests are available in the office.  You must have an academic reason for your request.



  • Come get a welcome back otter pop at lunch in the student store.  While you are there - sign up for bouncy ball races in the gym at lunch tomorrow and purchase a t-shirt to make your own tie-dye on Friday $10 for a shirt and tie dye or $5 if you bring your own item to dye.
  • Girl’s 7-8 Volleyball tryouts start today at 3:00 pm in MP Room


  • Join our bouncy ball races in the gym – winners get a Shoestring’s gift card
  • 7-8 Flag Football Signups in Weight Room at lunch
  • Come by the student store to purchase a t-shirt to make your own tie-dye on Friday $10 for a shirt and tie dye or $5 if you bring your own item to dye.
  • Girl’s 7-8 Volleyball tryouts today at 3:00 pm in the MP Room
  • 9-12 Cheer Practice from 5-7 pm



  • Tie Dye Friday on the 300 wing lawn at lunch. Come out and get your class color shirt ready for next week!
  • 9-12 Cheer Practice from 5-7 pm
  • Welcome Back Dance 6-9 pm, $5.00


 Planning Ahead:

  • Monday is Picture Day
  • Solar Eclipse Viewing Monday – 10:00 to 10:30 am
  • Back to School is Wednesday Evening 6:00 to 7:30
  • Spirit Week Next Week
  • First Home Game next Friday – Volunteer for Gold Squad and get free food!



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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:


Back to School Night

Wednesday, August 23rd

6:00 to 7:30 pm

We look forward to seeing you!

School Supply Basics

Remember students have 4 classes per semester

  • Lined Paper
  • Binder
  • Folders
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Index Cards
  • PE Uniform (Will be sold through PE classes)

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.