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Winter Break December 19-January 2

Winter Break December 19-January 2

Sequoia will be closed for Winter Recess from Monday, December 19, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017. School will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 3. »

Sequoia Sings and Breakfast with the Principal on December 7

Sequoia Sings and Breakfast with the Principal on December 7

Our next Sequoia Sings event of the school year is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the auditorium. Sequoia Sings is a monthly event where Sequoia students gather to sing together as a community, and families are invited to attend. Please join us as Mr. Bob leads the second grade students in song. After Sequoia Sings that day, please join us for Breakfast with Principal Bertolo, 9–... »

Talking About Race and Racism

Talking About Race and Racism

Please join us for a two-part series of talks with Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, a Harvard and Berkeley-trained child psychologist (and Oakland Public Schools parent) whose talks win raves at other schools. How to Talk to Your Kids About Race and Racism Part 1: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6–8 p.m. Part 2: Tuesday, Mar. 21, 6–8 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the school auditorium. Free childcare, Spanish tra... »

Bring Archery to Sequoia

Bring Archery to Sequoia

Please help Mr. Inclan bring archery to Sequoia by donating to his DonorsChoose.org project. You can read all the specifics on his link: https://www.donorschoose.org/Mr.Inclan. He is already halfway to his goal and need your help to get him to the finish line. »

Come on Down for Dimond Lights

Come on Down for Dimond Lights

Bring the family down to the Dimond on December 9, 5-9 p.m. Dimond Lights Fest will have an artisans bazaar, music and a kids’ crafts area. Bring along your lighted-up bikes, trikes, strollers and scooters and maybe win a prize, too! Olive and Oak Cafe (next to the Post Office) will have menu specials for the event. Running concurrently on Champion Street will be a closing reception and comm... »

Winter Choir Concert

Winter Choir Concert

Come enjoy the lovely harmonies of the Sequoia Choir as we sing about peace, love, and spirit! The daytime assembly takes place on Thursday, December 9, at 10:30 a.m. The evening concert happens on Wednesday, December 14 at 7 p.m. The evening event will only last about 30 minutes, and will include some holiday sing-alongs, so bring the whole family! »