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Winter Break Dec. 24 to Jan. 4

Winter Break Dec. 24 to Jan. 4

Sequoia will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Jan. 4. School will resume on Monday, Jan. 7. »

artSPARK This Saturday

artSPARK This Saturday

The ninth annual artSPARK—“KID POWER!”—will transform the auditorium this Saturday from 3 to 5:30 p.m. into a gallery of masterpieces created by Sequoia Squirrels! Enjoy free hors d’oeuvres and great music while you mix and mingle. Admission is free, but all donations are gratefully accepted and go directly to support Sequoia programs. PROJECT SUBMISSIONS artSPARK projects are due today befo... »

Movie Night Dec. 7: “Home Alone”

Movie Night Dec. 7: “Home Alone”

The next Sequoia Movie Night is Friday, Dec. 7, with a showing of “Home Alone” (rated PG). Parents can check in and drop off their children between 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. and pick up by 8 p.m. in the auditorium. A dinner of hot dogs, fruit, veggies and popcorn is included. The cost is $5 per child. Movie Night is open to all Sequoia students and their siblings. Parents can drop off the kids and enjoy ... »

MLK Oratorical Call for Parent Coaches

MLK Oratorical Call for Parent Coaches

We are putting the call out for volunteer support for the MLK Oratorical on Jan. 23. We need at least 12 parent volunteers to help coach individuals and groups of students. You don’t need to be a drama teacher to be a coach! Your main role is to build confidence in the students. We need parents who are available during the school day to pull students from class to practice over a three week ... »

Prospective Sequoia Family Tours

Prospective Sequoia Family Tours

The schedule for Sequoia school tours has changed. Tours will now be held on Dec. 5, Dec. 12, Dec. 19 and Jan. 9. The Nov. 28 tour has been cancelled. All interested prospective families are encouraged to contact the school secretary to schedule a tour. »

Dads’ Club Meeting Dec. 6

Dads’ Club Meeting Dec. 6

The Dads’ Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at Monaghan’s on Mountain Blvd. at 6:30 p.m. We would love to see any new parents who are interested in getting involved. Feel to reach out to Jason Gumataotao at thegumataotaos@gmail.com or Brian Keeffe at briankeeffe@gmail.com with any questions. »

Sequoia Sings! Dec. 12

Sequoia Sings! Dec. 12

Don’t miss Sequoia Sings on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. This month you’ll hear beautiful singing by our second graders, along with Mr. Bob’s drummers, plus school announcements and the monthly drawing for Golden Ticket prizes. This is always a wonderful time for our community. »

Breakfast With the Principal Dec. 5

Breakfast With the Principal Dec. 5

Join Mr. Bertolo for coffee and treats in the cafeteria at 8:30 a.m. to be part of a conversation with parents and our school coaching experts. Mr. Bertolo will be talking about Toolbox. »

Holiday Shopping: Support Sequoia

Holiday Shopping: Support Sequoia

Do your holiday shopping and support our school with every purchase. Shop at AmazonSmile, Sports Basement, Good Eggs or Primary.com. Get the details and find the special shopping links here: http://sequoiaschool.net/donate/shop-for-sequoia/. »

EXTENDED: Sequoia and Cub Scout Pack 296 Food Drive

EXTENDED: Sequoia and Cub Scout Pack 296 Food Drive

The Alameda County Food Bank has extended the deadline of our food drive. They really need our help in collecting more food and they want to pick up a FULL barrel. The deadline has been extended to the week of Dec. 10. Please bring in your donations and drop them into the donation barrel in the school lobby. Alameda County Food Bank recommends donating the following (no glass containers or perisha... »

School is CLOSED Friday November 16

School is CLOSED Friday November 16

Greetings OUSD Students, Families and Staff, We are announcing now that we are CANCELLING school for tomorrow, Friday, November 16. The air quality across the Bay Area because of the wildfires has become worse, especially around some schools. After consulting with public health experts, we have determined the best course of action is to close schools and central office on Friday. This means there ... »

Girl Scouts Fall Treats Sale Tuesday

Girl Scouts Fall Treats Sale Tuesday

Yes, the Girl Scouts offer goodies in the fall, too! Support Sequoia’s Troop 33525 with the purchase of candies, nuts and snack mix at $5 per tin. Look for our booth in the playground area on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 3–3:30 p.m. »

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