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Minimum Day on Friday, April 28

Minimum Day on Friday, April 28

This Friday, April 28 is a minimum day for Sequoia students. The school day will end at 1:20 p.m. »

Teacher Appreciation Week: May 1-5

Teacher Appreciation Week: May 1-5

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1-5, 2017. There are two ways to participate and show your gratitude to Sequoia teachers and staff: 1. Attend the teacher luncheon. The whole school puts on a teacher appreciation luncheon, which will be a potluck provided by parents on Monday, May 1, about 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Food can be dropped off to the teacher work room anytime before 11 a.m. There will be ... »

Screenagers Documentary

Screenagers Documentary

Please support Bret Harte Middle School and come to the screening of the documentary Screenagers, which takes a look at how technology is affecting our children. There will also be a discussion following the film. The documentary will be shown Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Bret Harte School, 3700 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland. $5-$10 sliding scale. »

Volunteer for the Pancake Breakfast

Volunteer for the Pancake Breakfast

The Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast is Sunday, April 30, 8:30-11:00 a.m. We could use an hour or two of your time on either of two days: Saturday April 29, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon, meet at the cafeteria to clean the kitchen and prep food for Sunday. Sunday, April 30, 6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. We start cooking early and need people to work on the grill, wash dishes, clear off tables, handle money, etc.... »

Get ROLLING for Bike to School Day – May 11

Get ROLLING for Bike to School Day – May 11

May is Bike Month, and it’s the perfect time to ride to school. Many schools will be organizing internal Bike to School Day events on May 11, in parallel with Bike to Work Day. (Please note: some communications have listed the day as May 10, but the correct day is May 11 for Sequoia.) Students can get involved in many different ways: Bring your family to a nearby Family Cycling Workshop or Kids Bi... »

Summer Camp and Activity Fair

Summer Camp and Activity Fair

The Seqouia Elementary School and ActivityHero camp and activity fair is finally here! Join your fellow Squirrels on April 30, 9 – 11 a.m., to check out cool summer camps in the Oakland area and participate in fun activities. Participating camp providers include Bladium, Mr D’s Music Club, Avid4 Adventures, BraseArt and more. Contact haileymagsig@gmail.com for more information. »

Sequoia Earth Day Family Workday

Sequoia Earth Day Family Workday

Please join other families this Saturday, April 22, for the Sequoia Earth Day workday. Activities are scheduled 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. We’ll be sprucing up the native plant gardens, straightening out the storage container, and other tasks, time permitting. No special skills are required. The more families, the merrier. This is a Dads’ Club-sponsored event. Contact Brian Dunstan at (510) 206-8876, ... »

Volunteers Needed for Neighborhood Appeal

Volunteers Needed for Neighborhood Appeal

Do you have time to take a half hour walk next week or weekend? If yes, please help with the Neighborhood Appeal.The team needs volunteers to take a short walk through the neighborhood surrounding Sequoia to deliver an invite to the Pancake Breakfast and info about how they can support Sequoia. All you need to do is deliver assembled packets to an assigned block sometime between April 18 and April... »

Variety Show DVD Deadline Extended to April 19

Variety Show DVD Deadline Extended to April 19

If you haven’t purchased your Variety Show DVD yet, we’re extending the deadline by one more week! DVD orders are due Wednesday, April 19. If you haven’t ordered yours yet, or want some additional copies for friends and family, please order now at http://sequoiaschool.net/varietyshow/dvds. Don’t forget, the DVD makes a great gift for family and friends! DVDs are $15 each or... »

Afterschool Program at Head-Royce for 2017-2018

Afterschool Program at Head-Royce for 2017-2018

Head-Royce Afterschool (ASP) is now accepting applications from Sequoia families of 1st-5th graders for the 2017-2018 school year. Did you know that 24 Sequoia kiddos currently attend Head-Royce ASP? For more information check out our website at http://www.headroyce.org/schools/asp/sequoia-students. Space is limited. Questions? Call Eben at (510) 531-1300 x2333. »

Entering TK/K Playdate

Entering TK/K Playdate

A pre-Kindergarten playdate for children who will be entering TK or Kindergarten at Sequoia in the fall will be held Saturday, April 22, 9-11 a.m., on the Sequoia Kindergarten playground. Come meet other families and make new friends before school starts in the fall. The playdate is organized by families with new kids entering Sequoia. Contact Marie Jones at marie.s.jones@gmail.com for more inform... »

FOSS Meeting on April 18

FOSS Meeting on April 18

Please join us for the next FOSS meeting on Tuesday, April 18, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., in the cafeteria. Dinner and childcare will be provided. We hope to see you there! »

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