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School Spirit Week

School Spirit Week

Sequoia Spirit Week is this week, Tuesday, May 30 to Friday, June2. Show your Sequoia Squirrel spirit all week long! Tuesday – Pajama Day Wednesday – Mismatched Outfit and Crazy Hair Day Thursday – Movie/Cartoon Character Day Friday – Sports Day »

Celebrate Carol Pancho on June 1

Celebrate Carol Pancho on June 1

Please join us to celebrate Carol Pancho’s retirement after nearly 40 years with Oakland Unified School District. When: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 4-7 p.m. Where: Sequoia Auditorium Please RSVP and let us know if you can contribute a platter of finger foods by getting in touch with Sequoia grandma and volunteer Karen Boyden: kboyden@yahoo.com or 510.549.0478. If you would like to contribute tow... »

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program at Sequoia

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program at Sequoia

Special Olympics will be setting sports and play stations for all TK-2nd grade on Friday, June 2, 9 to 11:15 a.m. Third and fourth graders get to come out and cheer on their younger classmates as Fans in the Stands! Sequoia fifth grade classes will volunteer their time to help run the sports/skills stations. Session I @ 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. TK –1st Session II @ 10:15 -11:15 a.m. 1st –2nd Please... »

Minimum Day on Friday, June 2

Minimum Day on Friday, June 2

Please note that Friday, June 2 is a minimum day. Dismissal will be at 1:20 p.m. »

Join OUSD at May 25 Blueprint for Quality Schools Kickoff Meeting

Join OUSD at May 25 Blueprint for Quality Schools Kickoff Meeting

Did you know that OUSD is launching a long term master plan that will affect our school programs and facilities investments for the next five years? It’s the Blueprint for Quality Schools! OUSD will be collaborating with families, community members, and an experienced team of professionals to develop the plan – please make sure your voice is heard. Join us for one of four kick off meetings o... »

Support Sequoia by Shopping on Amazon

Support Sequoia by Shopping on Amazon

Just a quick reminder that if you are doing any shopping on Amazon, a portion of the sale comes back to our school. The Amazon Smile link on the school website (sequoiaschool.net/donate/shop-for-sequoia) directs 6-8% of your money to Sequoia at no extra cost to you. Spread the word! The link on our website has a Sequoia referral code in it, and it goes to Amazon Smile — a charity version of the re... »

Year-End Potluck

Year-End Potluck

Please join the Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) (formerly FOSS) and the Sequoia Dads’ Club as we celebrate the end of the school year with a potluck for ALL Sequoia families. Our amazing Dads’ Club will grill hot dogs and hamburgers, please bring a main dish, side dish, or dessert to share. When: Tuesday June 6, 6:30 p.m. Where: Sequoia Playground What to bring: Your family a... »

School Closed May 26 and 29

School Closed May 26 and 29

Sequoia Elementary School will be closed Friday, May 26 (in lieu of the Lincoln’s birthday holiday) and Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday. »

Playdate for incoming TK/K

Playdate for incoming TK/K

A pre-Kindergarten playdate for children who will be entering TK or Kindergarten at Sequoia in the fall will be held this Sunday, May 21, 10 am – 12 pm 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 m... »

Choir Concerts

Choir Concerts

Come enjoy the lovely harmonies of the Sequoia Choir as we perform our spring concerts! The evening concert takes place in the auditorium, 7:00-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24. The daytime assembly will be on Monday, May 22, 1:30-2:00 p.m. »

Blueprint for Quality Schools Kicks Off May 25

Blueprint for Quality Schools Kicks Off May 25

This month, Oakland Unified School District is launching the Blueprint for Quality Schools, a long-term master plan that will combine our facilities investments with academic equity. The Blueprint is an important step towards improving access to quality school environments and academic results. OUSD will be collaborating with families, community members, and an experienced team of professionals to... »

2017 OUSD Science Fair Winners

2017 OUSD Science Fair Winners

The winners that will continue to the OUSD district fair at Chabot Space & Science Center, May 15: TK/K : Clara Kimball (Ms. Love) 1st: Ayana Sakamoto (Ms. Loeser) 2nd: James Kimball (Ms. O’Toole) 3rd: Room 15- Ms Rasler’s Class 4th: Room 14 – Mr. J’s Class 5th: Madeleine Gordon and Rachel O’ Williams (Miss Ashunda) Honorable Mentions: Most Creative: Dante Santina- Miss N Most Novel: Roo... »

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