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IMPORTANT UPDATE: School Portraits

IMPORTANT UPDATE: School Portraits

Photos will be delivered next week, and the portrait make-up day has been moved to Thursday, Dec. 7 (for those students who missed the original portrait days). Questions or concerns? Contact Roots & Shoots at grow@roots-shoots.com or 510-859-4148. »

BOOK FAIR: Dec 4-8 Volunteers Needed!

BOOK FAIR: Dec 4-8 Volunteers Needed!

BOOK FAIR: Dec 4-8 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Fall Book Fair will be held in the cafeteria after school Dec. 4-8. Timing will be right after school Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday for about an hour (3-4 p.m.). Wednesday the fair will be open later for the after-school parents (later start time due to choir rehearsals), 4-6 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the Book Fair. Please contact Heather... »

Support Sequoia Water Balloon Mania

Support Sequoia Water Balloon Mania

We did it and got pretty doggone close to a 100% , so Mr. Bertolo called it! Mr. B will have to find his wetsuit because all the kids get to throw ONE water ballon right at him! (We may have a few extra for parents.) Here’s the water balloon schedule: TK and K: Wednesday, Nov. 15 Grades 1–5: Friday, Nov. 17 Please contact ariannewagner@gmail.com or the Dads’ Club (elemetal2@gmail.com) if you can h... »

Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night, Nov. 14

Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night, Nov. 14

Prospective Sequoia Families are invited to attend the Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. in the Sequoia library. Families will meet Principal Bertolo along with teachers and parents who will introduce them to our vibrant school and answer questions. »

School Site Council Meeting, Nov. 14

School Site Council Meeting, Nov. 14

The next Sequoia School Site Council (SSC) meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Sequoia library. Everyone is welcome! You do not need to be a voting member of the SSC to attend meetings. SSC is a group of Sequoia teachers, parents and community members who work together with the principal to develop, review and implement an ongoing School Improvement Plan. »

Family Dance & Silent Auction

Family Dance & Silent Auction

It’s that time of year again—the Sequoia Family Dance & Silent Auction is fast approaching. This year’s event is Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. To make this event fun and successful, we need your help. If you have made a donation or were able to sponsor the event in the past and can do so again, please fill out the forms on the Sequoia website. Donate an item: http://sequoiaschool.n... »

artSPARK, “Choose Your Own Adventure,” Saturday, Dec. 2

artSPARK, “Choose Your Own Adventure,” Saturday, Dec. 2

We hope you enjoyed screen printing with the artSPARK team this past weekend at The Harvest Festival. This gives you a small flavor of what’s in store for this year’s artSPARK event on Saturday, Dec. 2. For that afternoon, the auditorium will be transformed into an art gallery of Sequoia students’ work. This year, the theme for the event is “Choose Your Own Adventure.” Much like a science fair, ar... »

School Closed Friday, Nov. 10

School Closed Friday, Nov. 10

Please note that Sequoia will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday. Due to the holiday, frozen fruit bar sales will be on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the school playground. »

School Directory Updates

School Directory Updates

We are in the homestretch in completing the Sequoia Directory. Thank you to those of you who returned the forms back. For the returning students from whom we did not receive a form, we plan to publish the information that you gave last year unless we hear back from you by November 3rd. You can email me directly at melanie.kelsey@gmail.com with changes. For the new Sequoia families from whom we did... »

Next SPTO Meeting Tuesday, November 7th

Next SPTO Meeting Tuesday, November 7th

Please join us at the next Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) meeting on Tuesday, 11/7, from 6pm-8pm in the cafeteria. Dinner and childcare will be provided. »

Sequoia Swag

Sequoia Swag

Sequoia Swag will be available for purchase at the Harvest Festival, including new items (zip hoodie, tote & hat). Cash, credit card or checks accepted. »

Support Sequoia Wrap-Up

Support Sequoia Wrap-Up

A huge thank you to everyone who worked so hard on our successful Support Sequoia fundraiser! Shout outs go to Hoa On and Arianne Wagner for overall organization, SPTO for its support, Gina Lewis and David Lee for managing the immense task of organizing and making the personalized labels, Dale Beevers for creating the hallway posters and classroom goal thermometers, Hoa On and her child’s sw... »

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