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FOSS Meeting Saturday, March 11

FOSS Meeting Saturday, March 11

Please join us for the next FOSS meeting on Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Dimond Rec Center. Childcare will be provided. We’ll be discussing and prioritizing the fundraising budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approving the new FOSS bylaws, and sharing open board member roles for next year. We’d love to have input from as many people as possible, so we hope you can make ... »

Minimum Days During Week of March 6

Minimum Days During Week of March 6

Every day during the week of March 6 will be a minimum day, with dismissal at 1:20 p.m. The minimum days will allow teachers to have academic conferences with parents and students after school. »

D.E.A.R Day on Friday, March 3

D.E.A.R Day on Friday, March 3

We’re celebrating Drop Everything And Read Day this Friday! Kids are welcome & encouraged to come to school in PJs or dressed as a favorite literary character. We have some exciting readers visiting every class, including some terrific and local children’s books authors, poets, a graphic novelist, a literary agent, and librarians. Don’t forget to bring a few dollars for Peet’s coffee and... »

Readathon Is Underway: February 24-March 6

Readathon Is Underway: February 24-March 6

Please check your child’s backpack for their Readathon packet. It will contain all the materials you need to keep track of how many minutes your child reads between Friday, Feb. 24 and Monday, March 6. Being read to by another person, and listening to an audio book (book on tape/CD), also count. Please help your child track their minutes since the child who reads the most minutes in each cla... »

Pre-Register for Variety Show Tryouts

Pre-Register for Variety Show Tryouts

Tryouts for the Sequoia Variety Show are this Saturday, February 25! Your student must be at tryouts to be in the show. Please consider pre-registering for tryouts! We’re reserving the first 1.5 hours of tryouts for people who have pre-registered and sent their music. The schedule is as follows: 10:00-11:30: Pre-registered performers can try out. If you pre-register by Friday, February 24, we will... »

Family Reading Night on February 28

Family Reading Night on February 28

Family Reading Night is coming up Tuesday, February 28, 6-8 pm. Dinner is at 6 in the cafeteria, and reading is at 7 in the auditorium. Free dinner! Free books! Fun community! Bring the entire family! You can even bring the kids in PJs. Would you be willing to bring a salad or dessert to share? Can you help set up or clean up? Let us know! Email us at nancygrace99@yahoo.comor susannaheloyse@yahoo.... »

Please Take the Healthy Kids Survey

Please Take the Healthy Kids Survey

The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is an important tool for us to learn about how kids, parents, and staff are experiencing Sequoia. We look at the results every year and try to make positive changes. Last year, 58% of parents completed the survey … BRAVO! Let’s shoot for more voices this year, especially families who speak more than one language. The survey is translated into m... »

Ready, set, BID: the Sequoia Auction Bidding Site Is Live

Ready, set, BID: the Sequoia Auction Bidding Site Is Live

The Sequoia Auction bidding website is now open for business!  We have more than 180 items on offer–from summer camps to restaurants to handywoman help to unique teacher experiences, and so much more.  Check out all of the categories, get great deals on wonderful products and services from our generous donors, and support our enrichment programs while you’re at it. Win-win! If you bid ... »

School Closed for Presidents’ Day

School Closed for Presidents’ Day

Sequoia will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. The school reopens February 21. »