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Shop Good Eggs, Help Sequoia

Shop Good Eggs, Help Sequoia

This fall, 5% of every grocery order you place on Good Eggs (grocery delivery service) will go back to Sequoia Elementary! The first five new families to join the fundraiser from our school will receive a free flower bouquet. How to join the fundraiser: 1. Visit schools.goodeggs.com. 2. Enter the code SQUIRRELS and click “Shop Now.” 3. Add your groceries to your Good Eggs basket and ch... »

School Site Council Meeting Oct. 9

School Site Council Meeting Oct. 9

The School Site Council decides how to spend Title I money on programs/priorities that will best serve Sequoia students. Please come to the next meeting on Oct. 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the library. »

Last Chance for School Directory

Last Chance for School Directory

Thanks to the families who sent in or filled out the online school directory form. We still have a number of families who we are waiting to hear back from. For returning families, we will plan on using your directory info from last year. Please let us know if you have any changes that you would like reflected. For new Sequoia families, please turn in your bright green form to your teacher by next ... »

Walk & Roll to School Day Oct. 10

Walk & Roll to School Day Oct. 10

Walk & Roll to School Day is next week. Time to think about alleviating traffic by walking, biking, scootering or carpooling to school. Try parking on Whittle, Fruitvale, Laguna, Wilbur or Damuth and walking a couple of blocks. Traffic around the school is rough; give yourself a break. While the official Walk & Roll to School Day is Oct. 10, you can walk or roll any day! »

Support Sequoia: The “Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall” Challenge

Support Sequoia: The “Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall” Challenge

Over the last four weeks, more than 400 students have turned in their Support Sequoia forms and helped us reach our goal of $80,000 for programs at Sequoia. Wow! Congratulations on a job well done! Most classes have already earned an extra recess by reaching the 100% participation. However, we are only at 93% overall participation. Since we are so close to our participation goal, we will count for... »

Primary School Spirit Sale Oct. 1–15

Primary School Spirit Sale Oct. 1–15

You shop. Our school earns money. It’s that simple. Shop Primary School Spirit Week Sale today. Use our unique URL: www.primary.com/school/sequoia with promo code SEQUOIAWEEK and shop by Oct. 15. It’s the perfect time to stock up on the premium cotton essentials kids need. You get 20% off your entire purchase at Primary while earning 10% back for our school. If you don’t know much about Prim... »

Dads’ Club Meeting Oct. 4

Dads’ Club Meeting Oct. 4

The Dads’ club has been a part of Sequoia for more than 80 years. Despite its name, the Dads’ Club is open to all parents and guardians, all genders. The club meets at Monaghan’s (2820 Mountain Blvd.) the first Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to plan events. By volunteering with the Dads’ Club, you not only help the school but also get to meet other parents and learn more about Sequo... »

Sequoia Sings! and Breakfast With the Principal Oct. 3

Sequoia Sings! and Breakfast With the Principal Oct. 3

Our second Sequoia Sings event of the school year is scheduled for this Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium, featuring the fourth graders. Sequoia Sings is a monthly event where Sequoia students gather to sing together as a community. Families are invited to attend. Please join us after Sequoia Sings for Breakfast with Principal Bertolo in the cafeteria from 9 to 9:30 a.m. »

Minimum Days This Week

Minimum Days This Week

Students will get out at 1:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 through Friday, Oct. 12 for parent-teacher conferences. »

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