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Thank You from the Readathon Committee

Thank You from the Readathon Committee

This year’s Readathon was a resounding success and raised more money than ever! Of course, we owe that success to our amazing kids, parents, teachers, and community, and so… The Readathon Committee would like to thank our beloved Sequoia teachers, as well as Mr. Bertolo and Angelina Bazan, for their help and flexibility on DEAR Day and throughout the Readathon. DEAR Day would be nothing with... »

Spring Break Camps for Sequoia Families

Spring Break Camps for Sequoia Families

Spring Break is right around the corner, and Sequoia FOSS and ActivityHero want to make it easy for parents to find Spring Break camps! Explore spring and summer camp options near you at this link: http://camps.activityhero.com/sequoia-fundraiser and raise funds for Sequoia. ActivityHero donates a portion of each registration made from this page. »

OUSD Superintendent Search

OUSD Superintendent Search

A coalition of local education groups, Justice for Oakland Students (J4OS), is organizing an effort to elevate community voices in the Oakland Unified School District’s search for our next superintendent. Please check out J4OS’s Facebook page to sign on in support of a superintendent who respects community, protects our kids, and directly funds schools: facebook.com/demandJ4OS. »

No School on Friday, March 31 and April 3-7

No School on Friday, March 31 and April 3-7

Sequoia will be closed Friday, March 31 in observance of Cesar Chavez Day, and April 3-7 for Spring Recess. The school will reopen on April 10. »

Book Fair March 27-30

Book Fair March 27-30

The Book Fair is approaching and we are actively seeking some wonderful people to help volunteer on these days: We especially need help with set up and  break down! The Book Fair will be held in the auditorium. Monday, March 27: 8-9:30 a.m. setup, 2:45-4 p.m. Book Fair begins Tuesday, March 28: 2:45-6 p.m., Book Fair open Wednesday, March 29: 1-2:20 p.m., Book Fair open Thursday, March 30: 2:45-4 ... »

Science Fair Extravaganza

Science Fair Extravaganza

Science Fair Extravaganza Night is April 12, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., in the auditorium To kick off science fair projects within the classrooms and the 5th grade science trip, please join us for a night of fun and science. Activities will include making catapults, marble runs, circuits, building cities and more. This is a free – all ages event. Light snacks will be available for hungry kiddos. Donati... »

Readathon 2017 Winners

Readathon 2017 Winners

This year’s Readathon was the most successful we’ve ever had thanks to our generous Sequoia community! We had so many amazing readers & fundraisers this year & they were all invited to our annual Readers’ Tea last Friday: Winners for MOST MINUTES READ IN THEIR CLASS: Ella Songster, Ninh-An Kimmons, Angel Hill, Noah Newton, Olivia Lewis, Francisco “Coyo” Tena, ... »

Order Your Variety Show DVD

Order Your Variety Show DVD

The 2017 Variety Show is over, but the memories will live on in our DVD of the show! You can order yours now at http://sequoiaschool.net/varietyshow/dvds. The DVD features professional-quality footage from the entire show. Relive all the great moments of the night! Variety Show DVDs also make great gifts for grandparents, aunts and uncles, and faraway relatives who couldn’t be there in person. DVD... »

Come See the Variety Show on March 18

Come See the Variety Show on March 18

The Sequoia Dads’ Club Variety Show is next Saturday, March 18. Come out to see our school’s amazing talent — singing, dancing, comedy, magic, gymnastics, and more. And don’t forget the legendary secret Dads’ Club act at the end of the show.) Plan to come out and support our kids and enjoy a night of entertainment. Doors open at 4:15 p.m. and the show will start promptly at 5:00 p.m. Come early to... »