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OUSD Is Hiring Special Educators

OUSD Is Hiring Special Educators

In an effort to grow our own, OUSD has partnered with local universities to provide talented and committed OUSD employees an opportunity to pursue a special education teaching credential while working. Candidates who are accepted into the cohort may take classes in Oakland and access unique benefits. Start a new career today by filling out this survey: http://tinyurl.com/OUSDGrowOurOwnSpEd. To spe... »

Lost and Found Items

Lost and Found Items

Please take a moment and visit one of the Lost and Found areas to pick up any misplaced items before they are cleared and the items donated on Friday, Dec. 21. »

Friday Is School Spirit Day

Friday Is School Spirit Day

Sequoia’s Student Council has declared Friday, Dec. 21 “Sleepy Day!” Bring your stuffed animals and wear pajamas. Hot chocolate will be available for 50 cents. All proceeds go to the Student Council to put back into our school. »

MLK Oratorical Assembly Jan. 23

MLK Oratorical Assembly Jan. 23

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The evening performance will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the night before the daytime assembly on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Forty years ago the MLK Oratorical was founded as a way to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. by showcasing students’ public speaking skills. Teachers and students are already working on selecting their pieces for the competition. We have an all-star ... »

Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall Rescheduled for Dec. 21

Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall Rescheduled for Dec. 21

The Duct Tape Challenge is BACK ON! Let’s kick off our holiday break right with a BANG . . . like taping our principal to a wall! The taping begins on Friday, Dec. 21 at 8:30 a.m. We need a few parent volunteers to help supervise the taping and make sure kids are following the rules (e.g., no tape on Mr. B’s head). Please contact Arianne Wagner at ariannewagner@gmail.com if you can hel... »

Winter Choir Performances

Winter Choir Performances

Come hear the beautiful harmonies of the Sequoia Choir! The daytime performance is Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 9:30 to 10 a.m. The evening concert is on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Both performances are free and in the auditorium. »

SSC Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11

SSC Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11

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 Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the library. »

Thank You for Another Successful ArtSPARK

Thank You for Another Successful ArtSPARK

Thank you to all of the volunteers who pitched in to help make ArtSPARK happen. Our student art show is truly a reflection of our fantastic community. We felt your kid power. If you missed the Saturday event, classrooms will have an opportunity to view the show on Monday and Tuesday. Remember to pick-up your art on Tuesday, Dec. 4 after school. We also need hands dismantling the event on Tuesday a... »

“Hog Wild”: Volunteers Needed for Silent Auction & Family Dance

“Hog Wild”: Volunteers Needed for Silent Auction & Family Dance

It’s that time of year again, and we are gearing up for the Sequoia Silent Auction & Family Dance Feb. 9. This year’s theme is “Hog Wild,” and we need volunteers! With your help, we had an amazing event last year and hope to do even better this year. There are a number of ways to help. We need the following volunteers: Creative writers ​​to help promote the event (website copy, updates on Nex... »

Picture Makeup Day Friday, Dec. 7

Picture Makeup Day Friday, Dec. 7

Makeup day for school portraits is this Friday morning, Dec. 7. If your child was absent on the original portrait day, Roots & Shoots Photography will automatically take their portrait on makeup day. If you are unhappy with the portrait in package you received last week, please have your child bring the package back to the photographer and they will take a new portrait, refill your package wi... »

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