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    Feel free to browse through our site.  Please check our Upcoming Events and the For Parents section for the latest information for your student.  We have a Facebook page as well, look for our school logo and a picture of the school bell - to check it out, click here!


  • 2nd Trimester Report Cards

    Report cards for the second trimester for TK-3rd grade students will be sent home with the student.  Report cards for 4th-8th grade students will be mailed home today.

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    Registration Day for Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten students for the 2019-20 school year is by appointment only and will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.  Registration packets are available now and can be picked up from the school office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  

    Children who are 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019 are eligible to register for Kindergarten. Children who turn 5 years old between September 2, 2019 and December 2, 2019 are eligible to register for Transitional Kindergarten.  

    Return the completed registration packet with copies of the child's proof of birth, immunization records, and proof of residency to the school office to receive your April 10 appointment time.  Proof of residency can be a copy of a lease agreement, tax bill, or a utility bill that shows the parent or guardian's name and residence address.  Packets with incomplete information or missing documents cannot be accepted; we must have complete information to set the appointments.  If you have questions or need more information, please contact Pam Bowman in the school office at (209) 532-3159 extension 4004.


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    Reserve your 2018-19 Sonora Elementary School Yearbook today!  The cost is $22.00 for a hardcover book of memories!  Order forms are available in the school office. You can also order your copy online by clicking this link:  Sonora Elementary Yearbook  and entering school code 13235219  Get yours today!!

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    Wednesday March 20, Thursday March 21, and Friday March 22 are minimum day schedules.  School wil be dismissed one hour earlier than usual.  Kindergarten students will be dismissed at 12:10 p.m.  1st-3rd grades will be dismissed at 12:55 p.m.  4th-8th grades will be dismissed at 1:45 p.m.  Afternoon busses will be at the appointed stops one hour earlier than the regular schedule.

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    The Sonora School Board is seeking “Parent “ and “Community” representatives to serve a four-year term on the Citizens Oversight Committee. The purpose of the Citizens Oversight Committee (COC) is to inform the public concerning the expenditures of bond revenues. The committee normally meets on a quarterly basis. An interested citizen would need to be a parent who has a child enrolled at Sonora Elementary or a person living within the Sonora Elementary school district boundaries. Please contact Leigh Shampain @ 532-5491 for further information.

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Students of the Month

  •  We have not one, but TWO students of the month for March!

    Picture of Emma Severson

    We are pleased to announce our March Student of the Month, Emma Severson.  Emma is the daughter of Matt Severson.  Emma was born in Sonora and attended Oakdale schools until the end of 6th grade, coming to us at the beginning of 7th grade.  Her favorite part of our school is the connection she has made with our staff.  She has represented us in volleyball and basketball, and has been involved in cheer for six years. In her free time, she likes to be with family and friends.  Her favorite part about living here is the variety of Downtown Sonora.  She will be moving on to Sonora High School in the Fall and looks forward to being on the cheer team.  After high school, she wants to pursue a career as a pediatric nurse practitioner.  Her teachers describe her as kind, enthusiastic, positive, and always willing to help.  Great job, Emma! 




    Photo of Ella Wolken

    We are pleased to name the Sonora Elementary March Student of the Month, Ella Wolken.  Ella is the daughter of Kurt and Krysta Wolken and she was born in Amarillo, Texas, having come to Sonora Elementary at the beginning of 4th grade.  She has represented us in volleyball, basketball and track, and also participates in travel soccer, through TCYS.  She also likes to hike, bake and cook.  In living in Sonora, she values the importance of our close community.  She is going to move on to Sonora High School and looks forward to the competition in sports.  After high school, she has an eye on admission to Texas Tech and she wants to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner.  Her teachers describe her as focused, determined, confident, hard-working, and helpful.  Great job, Ella! 

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