Sierra High School has been recognized as one of America’s Healthiest Schools by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation in recognition for its dedication to supporting the health and well-being of students, staff, and families. Sierra is one of 781 schools across 36 states in the U.S. honored this school year.
“Being honored as one of America’s healthiest schools is a testament to our unwavering dedication to promoting the well-being of all our students,” said Hector Murrieta, principal at Sierra High School. “We believe in nurturing the whole student in a customized, personal way.”
Sierra High School prioritizes student mental and emotional well-being. The school takes a proactive approach to address mental health concerns, implementing programs that focus on stress reduction, mindfulness, and coping strategies. With help from key partners like Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health, the school offers on-campus counseling services and support groups, creating a nurturing environment where the emotional well-being of students is as important as their academic success.
America’s Healthiest Schools is an annual recognition program that celebrates schools for implementing policies and practices to promote health and well-being.
Sierra High School is a continuation school and serves students who are behind in high school credits or who may need a flexible educational environment.