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Next SPTO Meeting Tuesday, November 7th

Next SPTO Meeting Tuesday, November 7th

Please join us at the next Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) meeting on Tuesday, 11/7, from 6pm-8pm in the cafeteria. Dinner and childcare will be provided. »

Sequoia Swag

Sequoia Swag

Sequoia Swag will be available for purchase at the Harvest Festival, including new items (zip hoodie, tote & hat). Cash, credit card or checks accepted. »

Support Sequoia Wrap-Up

Support Sequoia Wrap-Up

A huge thank you to everyone who worked so hard on our successful Support Sequoia fundraiser! Shout outs go to Hoa On and Arianne Wagner for overall organization, SPTO for its support, Gina Lewis and David Lee for managing the immense task of organizing and making the personalized labels, Dale Beevers for creating the hallway posters and classroom goal thermometers, Hoa On and her child’s sw... »

Halloween Festivities at Sequoia

Halloween Festivities at Sequoia

The Sequoia Halloween Parade will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. on the playground. Teachers will be sending home specific information about their classroom parties and activities, so please be on the lookout for that information. Because the parade is in the morning and parties may not take place until after lunch, students should come in their costumes and have something to change... »

Principal’s Corner for Oct 16-20

Principal’s Corner for Oct 16-20

Early Release Days This week we have early release every day.  On early release days (including our normal Wednesdays), if you are taking your child off school grounds before the bell rings, you MUST come to the office and sign them out. Teachers and cafeteria staff will not allow you to take your child if you do not have an early release slip or the office has not called. Our normal procedur... »

Harvest Festival –October 28

Harvest Festival –October 28

Sequoia’s annual Harvest Festival is on Saturday, Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Please join us for a day of games, Life music band with a Surprise guest, Jumpy house, BBQ feast, haunted house (kid friendly), sugar skulls, and more! Come with your family and friends. This event is run entirely by our student and family volunteers. There are plenty of big and little task to make it possible, such as runni... »

We Want YOU! Volunteers Needed Now

We Want YOU! Volunteers Needed Now

Looking for a way to get involved? Need a little extra cash? Help out the Sequoia community in one of three ways: (1) Noon Supervisor: See job posting here: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/966371. Note that this position is currently for 2.5 hours per day, but the principal is working on increasing the hours to 4 hours per day, which will also increase pay. (2) Two Committee Volunteers: Joi... »

Family Movie Night OUTDOORS — Friday, Nov 3, 6-8:30. Showing: Sing

Family Movie Night OUTDOORS — Friday, Nov 3, 6-8:30. Showing: Sing

The Sequoia Dad’s Club is proud to present the first ever Outdoor Family Movie Night, showing Sing (2016), 1 hour and 48 minutes, rated PG. The movie will be shown outdoors (weather permitting, otherwise in auditorium), so please bring blankets and sleeping bags for comfortable seating. This will also be a Family movie night, no dropoffs, so every child must have an adult chaperone. The even... »

Minimum Days October 16–20

Minimum Days October 16–20

For one week only, starting Monday, Oct. 16, all students will be on a Minimum Day schedule for parent/teacher conferences. Conferences will be held throughout the week. For more information or to find out the time and date of your student’s conference, please talk with your teacher. »

No School on Friday, October 13

No School on Friday, October 13

There is no school for students on Friday, Oct. 13, so please plan accordingly. Friday is a professional development day for teachers. »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Hello, Squirrel Families! I am reaching out to you about our first fundraiser:  Support Sequoia. As our first official fundraiser of the year, Support Sequoia is the key to continuing our enrichment support. Through your generous donations we can provide our students with experiences unique to Sequoia. I just wanted to take a moment and highlight some of the long list of items your donations ... »

Support Sequoia and the Water Balloon Challenge

Support Sequoia and the Water Balloon Challenge

Over the last four weeks, over 400 students turned in their Support Sequoia forms and helped raise over $65,000 for our enrichment programs at Sequoia. We did it! Wow! Congratulations to everyone at Sequoia for an awesome job well done. Most classes have already earned an extra recess by reaching 100% participation. Because we are so close to our participation goal, we will count fo... »

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