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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. »

Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night, Nov. 14

Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night, Nov. 14

All prospective Sequoia families are invited to attend the Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:15–8:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Families will meet Principal Bertolo, along with teachers and parents who will introduce them to our vibrant school and answer questions. School tours will be held on the following dates: December 5th December 12th December 19th January 9t... »

Thanksgiving Recess: No School

Thanksgiving Recess: No School

School will be closed for the week of Nov. 19–23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes resume on Monday, Nov. 26. »

Harvest Festival Thanks

Harvest Festival Thanks

Thank you to all the Squirrels who volunteered to make the Harvest Festival a great success. While building community and getting into the autumnal spirit, we raised more than $3,000 for our school! A big shout out to the bakers, booth volunteers, haunted house decorators and actors, room parents, SPTO/Dads’ Club, Mr. Bertolo and Nabisco the Goat. Huge gratitude to Heidi Aboites for pouring her he... »

Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall Postponed

Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall Postponed

Due to the poor air quality, this event is postponed until further notice. Each Sequoia Student gets to help tape Mr. Bertolo to one of the school walls! The tentative schedule for duct taping is as follows: Mr. J’s 4th: 8:30–8:45 a.m. 2nd: 8:45–9:15 a.m. TK-K: 9:15–9:45 a.m. 1st: 9:45–10:15 a.m. 3rd: 10:15–10:45 a.m. 4th and SDC: 10:45–11:15 a.m. 5th: 11:15–11:45 a.m. Here’s what we need to make ... »

SPTO Meeting Nov. 13

SPTO Meeting Nov. 13

Mark your calendars… The Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) meets next Tuesday in the cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. Childcare and dinner provided. »

SSC Meeting Nov. 13

SSC Meeting Nov. 13

The School Site Council (SSC) decides how to spend Title I money on programs/priorities that will best serve Sequoia students. Please come to the next meeting on Nov. 13, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the library. »

Special Breakfast With the Principal Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Special Breakfast With the Principal Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Join Mr. Bertolo for coffee and treats in the cafeteria right after Sequoia Sings to be part of a conversation with parents and our school coaching experts. This week’s event will be the first in a series of monthly conversations with our coaches. This week, Coach deKernion will talk about how to support your child in reading at home and school. She will answer your questions about book levels, ch... »

Sequoia Sings! Wednesday at  8:30 a.m.

Sequoia Sings! Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.

Don’t miss Sequoia Sings this Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. This month you’ll hear beautiful singing by our third 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. »

Dads’ Club Meeting Thursday

Dads’ Club Meeting Thursday

Thank you to all the parents that pitched in to make this year’s Harvest Festival Halloweenie Bar a success. We look forward to many more to come. The Dads’ Club meets on the first Thursday of the month, rain or shine, at Monaghan’s on Mountain Blvd. at 6:30 p.m. We discuss previous events and upcoming ones, and share new ideas about how to make our kids’ Sequoia experience the best it can be. Joi... »

School Closed on Monday

School Closed on Monday

Please note that Sequoia will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Classes will resume on Tuesday. Enjoy the long weekend. »

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