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School Portraits Oct 5th and 6th

School Portraits Oct 5th and 6th

Check those backpacks, parents… Annual school portraits will be taken next week, Oct. 5 (grades TK-2) and Oct. 6 (grades 3-5). You should have received the order form for packages with other info.   NOTE: Roots & Shoots no longer accepts paper checks, so the alternatives are cash/money order, completing the credit card info on the form, or paying online via credit/debit card.  ... »

Thank you TK and K!

Thank you TK and K!

Thank you! Thank you to everyone who has helped out! Donations: Theo, Liliana, Jason Gumataotao Room Parents: Erika and Myisha Motor Skills: David, Leslie, Gami, Annie, Mariana, Reka, Heather, Alisha, Joanne, Alice, Daniel, Arielle Book Organizing: Sharon Snack set-up: Arin, Sasha, Angela Lunch help: David, Gami Snack: Justin, Liliana, Lucas, Kingston -Tontra Love »

Sequoia Choir this week!

Sequoia Choir this week!

Calling all singers! If you are a 3rd, 4th, or 5th grader there is still time to become a  new member of the Sequoia Choir, classroom teachers should have sent home permission slips to students who have expressed an interest, so please return these to me with your payment as soon as possible. Choir is limited to 40 members. Boys are especially encouraged to join! Choir Rehearsal start on Sept... »

Support Sequoia: 60% Participation!

Support Sequoia: 60% Participation!

Thank you to everyone who has returned their Support Sequoia form(s). We have had an amazing response so far, raising 70% of our goal! If you have not yet done so, please return your Support Sequoia form to your child’s teacher. Even if you are not able to give right now, you can help us reach our goal of having every S equoia student return a pledge form, with or without a donation. Every s... »

Get ready for artSPARK 2017: CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE!

Get ready for artSPARK 2017: CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE!

Calling all students and parent volunteers for Sequoia’s annual art show, artSPARK! – happening this year on Saturday, December 2nd. Parents – artSPARK is the sort of kid-centric, community supported event that keeps Sequoia an extraordinary place for our kids! We need you to volunteer! Can you help share posters and postcards with the community? Are you a whiz with labels? Can you har... »

FOSS? SPTO? PTA? Let’s Clear up any Confusion!

FOSS? SPTO? PTA? Let’s Clear up any Confusion!

Why did Friends of Sequoia School (FOSS) change its name to Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (Sequoia PTO)? The Sequoia Dad’s Club as we know is it is officially called The California Council of Dad’s Clubs and is probably the oldest Dad’s Club in California. They registered as a charitable organization and obtained tax exempt status a very long time ago. FOSS has functioned as the financial op... »

Sequoia Family Workday

Sequoia Family Workday

School Workday! Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9am-1p Mark your calendars and please join us in our first Sequoia workday of the year. 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 and attend to various projects in the class... »

Racial Justice Discussion Groups

Racial Justice Discussion Groups

Last year, sponsored by the Sequoia Inclusive School Committee, Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith (www.drbriscoesmith.com) led Sequoia families and staff in discussions about race: from how we talk to our kids to how race and racism play out at Sequoia. As a next step this year, families have a chance to meet in affinity groups to share their personal experiences and give feedback for what is working well... »

Girl Scouts at Sequoia!

Girl Scouts at Sequoia!

Did you know our Girl Scout troop is open year round to 2nd and 3rd-grade girls?If you have a child who has been considering joining, feel free to come to one of our meetings and see what it’s like. Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month from 5:00 to 6:30 pm in Room 18. Girl Scouts develop confidence and life skills through camping, helping others, selling cookies, and m... »

Thank you TK!

Thank you TK!

Thank you to everyone who has helped out! Donations: Malaya, Waylon Room Parents: Erika and Myisha Motor Skills: David and Leslie Book Organizing: Sharon Snack set-up: Arin, Tomoko, Sasha, Angela Lunch help: David Snack: Waylon, Eliseo, Jack, Madeline -Tontra Love »

Sequoia Cub Scouts Pack 296

Sequoia Cub Scouts Pack 296

Hello Squirrel Families, Pack 296 is an all-embracing group that welcomes boys from all backgrounds from first grade through fifth grades. We meet bi-monthly as a large pack and with your specific age/school troop. Activities include camping, community service, woodworking (derby cars and more), sports and much more. Information night is on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at Joaquin Miller Elementa... »

Support Sequoia Starts Now!

Support Sequoia Starts Now!

There are many opportunities to raise money throughout the year to support art, music, library, science, garden and other programs that enrich our student’s experience at school. Without these donations, these programs could dwindle.Our biggest fundraiser of the year, Support Sequoia, is also our easiest: there’s nothing for you to do, buy, or sell. Just watch for the Support Sequoia packets that ... »

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