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FOSS Meeting on February 7

FOSS Meeting on February 7

Please join us for the next FOSS (Friends of Sequoia School) meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria. Dinner and childcare will be provided. We hope to see you there! »

Get Ready for the Sequoia Variety Show

Get Ready for the Sequoia Variety Show

The 2017 Sequoia Dads’ Club Variety Show is right around the corner. The 28th annual event will be held coming up fast, on Saturday, March 18. Note that this year’s show is on Saturday instead of Friday. We’re encouraging kids and parents to start thinking about how to get involved! This beloved event lets students show off their talents, be creative and have a blast. Singing and dancing, comedy, ... »

School Workday on February 4

School Workday on February 4

  Mark your calendars and please join us in our upcoming Sequoia workday on Saturday, February 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In order to keep our beloved school looking and functioning its best, it sometimes needs a little help from our parent community. We have jobs for all skill levels and interests. We will need people to maintain the various gardens (weather permitting) and attend to various projec... »

Variety Show Volunteer Kickoff

Variety Show Volunteer Kickoff

This Sunday, January 22, 1-4 p.m., we are having a volunteer kickoff for this year’s Variety Show. We are looking for new volunteers to get involved, and warmly welcome you to come to our kickoff meeting and learn more about the event and the volunteer opportunities. The Variety Show is more than 25 years old and a beloved institution for our school and neighborhood. Last year’s show h... »

Sequoia Afterschool Enrichment Program Enrollment

Sequoia Afterschool Enrichment Program Enrollment

Last week Sequoia students received a packet with information on how to sign up for after school enrichment classes to be offered at Sequoia elementary starting the week of January 31. The following classes will be offered: yoga (K-2), chess (3-5), craft kitchen (3-5), playwell (k-5), and Spanish (3-5). Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis. Extra copies will be made available in the ma... »

Retail Partners Coordinator Needed

Retail Partners Coordinator Needed

We have a great opportunity for a Sequoia volunteer who likes to use email and social media. Please contact us if you want to help us increase our fundraising revenue from retail partnerships. This means promoting the use of shopping links like Amazon.com so Sequoia receives a referral fee. This is a job you can do from home at any time that is convenient to you. We have potential to earn several ... »

School Closed January 27

School Closed January 27

Sequoia will be closed Friday, Jan. 27 for a professional development day for teachers and staff. »

Auction Sponsors and Item Preview

Auction Sponsors and Item Preview

The Sequoia Family Dance & (mostly) Silent Auction is right around the corner, on Saturday, February 11. We’ll be rolling out the bidding website on January 30, but just to whet your appetite, here’s a preview of a few of the fabulous offerings that will be available: A full three-week session of Head-Royce summer camp camp $1,250 in labor from Rey Lacayo of Lacayo-Colt Plumbing &a... »

MLK Oratorical Assembly on January 20

MLK Oratorical Assembly on January 20

Sequoia’s annual MLK Oratorical Assembly is scheduled for Friday, January 20, 2017. Students are invited to recite a poem/essay/speech relating to civil rights, freedom, justice and equality in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as other leaders of peace and justice such as Angela Davis, Nelson Mandela, Ella Baker, etc. Some classes will be preparing their own group presentations, ... »

School Closed for MLK Holiday

School Closed for MLK Holiday

Sequoia Elementary will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. »

FOSS Meeting on January 7

FOSS Meeting on January 7

Please join us for the next FOSS meeting this Saturday, January 7, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Dimond Rec Center. Childcare will be provided for school-aged children. »

Movie Night on January 13

Movie Night on January 13

The second Movie Night of the school year is January, January 13, with a showing of “Spy Kids (2001)” (rated PG). Parents can check in and drop off their children between 5:30-6:30 p.m. and pick up by 8 p.m. in the auditorium. The cost is $5 per child. The Sequoia Dads’ Club hosts a Friday Movie Night open to all Sequoia students and their siblings! Held in the school auditorium, drop off ki... »

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