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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 for pouring her heart and ... »

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. »

Alameda County Food Bank partners with Sequoia and Cub Scout Pack 296

Alameda County Food Bank partners with Sequoia and Cub Scout Pack 296

Cub Scout Pack 296 participates in a food drive every November and we are reaching out to our own elementary schools for help. There will be an Alameda County Food Bank food donation barrel in the front entry way starting this week. Please drop off any unopened food items to help those in need. The food bank recommends donating the following (however any healthy non-perishable item is accepted) &#... »

Share your arts & craft supplies with artSPARK 2018 – KID POWER!!

Share your arts & craft supplies with artSPARK 2018 – KID POWER!!

Clean out those drawers of extra art & craft supplies! Our Sequoia students need materials to create their artSPARK masterpieces. Collect your extra paint, brushes, paper, foil, glitter, ribbon, boxes, string, and trinkets and put them to quality use! We’d love as many students as possible represented in artSPARK, and for all kids to have access to supplies for their projects. You can d... »

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