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Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Sequoia Parent-Partners, let me get right to the point.   Verbally assaulting anyone is not allowed, for any reason. Driving dangerously to swerve around a parked school bus is not allowed, for any reason. Parking on Hearst by the school (between Lincoln Ave. and the lower gate) is illegal during the road construction project during school hours. “Parking” means stopping your car along the cu... »

Returning to Sequoia for 2019–20?

Returning to Sequoia for 2019–20?

Something new from OUSD this spring: confirming ONLINE that your Squirrel intends to return to Sequoia for the next year.  (Note: This does not apply to students transferring out or graduating to middle school.) Go to sequoiaschool.net/schoolmint to learn how to confirm re-enrollment at Sequoia. (Note: Sequoia paper forms distributed earlier this spring are NOT valid for OUSD re-enrollment.) »

2019–20 Sequoia Healthy Start Afterschool Applications

2019–20 Sequoia Healthy Start Afterschool Applications

If you’ve been looking to join the Sequoia Healthy Start (SHS) family, now’s the time to sign up! Applications for the 2019–20 program will be available in the main office and Healthy Start office on Monday, May 20. We offer two programs: one for TK/Kinder and the other for grades 1–5. SHS is open to all families who attend Sequoia.   SHS Afterschool Program is a program under the... »

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... »

Shout Outs

Shout Outs

Thank you TK & K!Donations: Zev, Bobbie, Pablo Jimenez, Grace, Tzionah, Nana Mary, Amy, Annie, AbileneGreen Bags: AmyBox Tops: LukasClassroom help and support: Grandma Janet, Tzionah, Ashley, Emily, Adeline, MelindaMotor Skills: Grandma Janet, Ms. J, Nate, Rachel, Tracey, Macy, Alice Snack setup: Elaine, Bobby, Dan, Ashley, AdelineSnack: Gwyneth, Ellie, Ezra, Grace, Henry »

Family Computer Science Workshops

Family Computer Science Workshops

The Family Computer Science workshop series is sponsored by a grant from the National Center for Families Learning. The project is designed to bring families together across the district to engage in fun, hands-on workshops taught by Oakland Unified middle and high school computer science students. There are 3 workshops offered during Spring 2019. You can attend one, two or all three: Wednesday, M... »

Coming Soon: New Sequoia Communications Platform

Coming Soon: New Sequoia Communications Platform

A new parent communication platform called Moment will be introduced to the Sequoia community this spring. Moment will help streamline the school’s communication flow and build a sense of community throughout the school. The goal is to have all school, room parent and classroom communication on Moment starting next school year, 2019–20. Committees and other groups can also use it in order to keep ... »

Please Take the CHKS Survey

Please Take the CHKS Survey

The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is an important tool for us to learn about how kids, parents and staff are experiencing Sequoia. We analyze results every year and try to make positive changes. This survey is translated into many languages because we want to hear from everybody in our community. We encourage you to take the survey online or on your phone (https://ousd-parent-survey.family... »

Box Tops for Education

Box Tops for Education

Sequoia participates in the Box Tops for Education program. When our school sends in the collected Box Tops, we earn 10 cents each to spend on anything our school needs. Squirrel families can help by clipping physical Box Tops from hundreds of purchased participating products (see the list here: www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products), collecting them in a small sandwich bag labeled... »

Sequoia Sings Wednesday

Sequoia Sings Wednesday

Sequoia Sings is this Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. Don’t miss beautiful singing by our first graders, along with Mr. Bob’s drummers, plus school announcements and the monthly drawing. »

Get Your Girl Scout Cookies

Get Your Girl Scout Cookies

Support Sequoia’s Junior Girl Scouts by buying cookies Jan. 28–March 3. Look for Troop 33525 after Healthy Start on Feb. 12 (5:30–6:15 p.m.) and in the yard after school on Feb. 15. Apoye a las Junior Girl Scouts de Sequoia comprando galletas del 28 de enero al 3 de marzo. Busque la Tropa 33525 después de Healthy Start el 12 de febrero (5: 30–6: 15 p.m.) y en el patio después de la escuela e... »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

I’d like to remind families about the school behavior agreements from the beginning of the school year. All students are expected to comply with these agreements. Please review them with your student(s). After school, no student should remain on campus without adult supervision.​ Students will have an adult with them on campus after school (rather than being asked to leave after the bell). I need ... »

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