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SSC Meeting Tuesday

SSC Meeting Tuesday

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

Dads’ Club April Events

Dads’ Club April Events

Please  join us for these upcoming events, sponsored by Sequoia Dads’ Club: Dads’ Club Auction Workday, Saturday, Apr. 13, 9 a.m.–noon, Mr. J’s classroom Earth Day Sequoia Family Workday, sponsored by the Dads’ Club, Saturday, Apr. 13, 9 a.m.–noon, School yard Pancake Breakfast Prep Day, Saturday, Apr. 27, times TBD Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, Apr. 28, 8:30–11 a.m. Questions? Email Jason... »

Help Select Our New Principal: Parent Meeting This Monday

Help Select Our New Principal: Parent Meeting This Monday

To identify the best candidates for our new principal, Sequoia will select representatives from the teachers, staff, parents and community to form a Principal Recommendation Committee (PRC). You are invited to attend a meeting this Monday, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the school library, where the responsibilities of the PRC will be explained and committee members selected. »

Sequoia Sings! and Breakfast With the Principal Wednesday

Sequoia Sings! and Breakfast With the Principal Wednesday

Come hear our fourth graders perform at Sequoia Sings this Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. All families are welcome. Following the performance and school announcements, join Mr. Bertolo in the cafeteria at 9 a.m. for coffee and Q&A. »

Calling All Bookworms and Benefactors

Calling All Bookworms and Benefactors

Sequoia’s last big fundraiser, the annual Readathon, is underway. We know all of our kids are reading their hearts out. We need families to fundraise with the same gusto.   Given some severe district cuts, we aim to raise $40K, up from last year’s $25K goal, to specifically cover technology enrichment as well as ST Math. This money also supports gardening, art, music and science, as well as o... »

Have You Ordered Your Variety Show DVD Yet?

Have You Ordered Your Variety Show DVD Yet?

We’re still singing all the songs and remembering all the great moments from The Variety Show! It was a fantastic night. Thanks to all of you for the work and support. The show may be over, but the memories will live on in our DVD. If you haven’t ordered yours yet, or want some additional copies for friends and family, please order now at http://sequoiaschool.net/calendar-events/ varie... »

Book Fair Apr. 8–12

Book Fair Apr. 8–12

The Spring Book Fair is this week. This fantastic event is run by Sequoia parents, and we need volunteers. If you can help, please email Michelle at duffdiaz@gmail.com (or just show up and ask how to help).   The Spring Book Fair hours are as follows: Mon–Tue and Thu–Fri after school from 2:45 to 4 p.m. Wednesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. (after choir rehearsal)   Did you know that… &nbs... »

Volunteers Needed:  Neighborhood Appeal

Volunteers Needed: Neighborhood Appeal

Can you help invite our neighbors to the Annual Pancake Breakfast (sponsored by the fabulous Dads’ Club), Camp Fair and Science Fair happening on Sunday, Apr. 28?   The Neighborhood Appeal team is asking families and friends to walk the blocks surrounding Sequoia to deliver letters and invitations between Apr. 13 and Apr. 27. The more volunteers, the fewer mailboxes each volunteer will need t... »

Shout Outs

Shout Outs

Thank you TK & K! Donations: Ms. Nubia, Ms. Angelina, Ezra, Lucus, Roni Love, Liliana and family Classroom help and support: Grandma Janet, Casey, Sarah, Mr. Bertolo Motor Skills: Ms. J, Elana, Grandma Janet, Nate, Jeremy, Jen, Nathaniel, Mary Snack setup: Ashley, Ofer Snack: Sienna, Xavier »

Readathon Starts Friday

Readathon Starts Friday

Blank reading logs and donation logs go home this Friday to kick off the 10th annual Sequoia Readathon. From Friday through Monday, Apr. 15, the kids will read their hearts out (as usual), and this year we need parents and guardians to fundraise with just as much passion. Get a jump now by signing up a Network for Good “personal fundraiser” for your student. Go to hps://sequoiaschool.ne... »

Dads’ Club April Events

Dads’ Club April Events

The Sequoia Dads’ Club is gearing up for its busiest month of the year. Grown-up Squirrels are welcome to help us with planning at our monthly meeting on Thursday evening, Apr. 4, 7– 8 p.m., at Monaghan’s on Mountain Blvd. Upcoming events for April: ● Dads’ Club Auction Workday , Workday, Saturday, Apr. 13, 9 a.m.–noon, Mr. J’s classroom (confirmed) ● Earth Day Sequoia Family Workday, ... »

SSC Meeting Apr. 9

SSC Meeting Apr. 9

The School Site Council (SSC) decides how to spend Title I money on programs and priories that will best serve Sequoia students. Please come to the next meeng on Tuesday, Apr. 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the library. »

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