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Special Olympics Young Athletes Program Comes to Sequoia

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program Comes to Sequoia

Special Olympics will be back for Sequoia’s 2nd Annual Young Athlete’s Day. There will be sports and play stations for students from TK through second grade. The third and fourth graders will be buddies while fifth graders will run the stations. The Special Olympics Young Athletes Program is a sport and play program that introduces children with and without disabilities, ages 2 to 7, t... »

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

In lieu of Lincoln’s Day Holiday and in celebration of Memorial Day, there will be no school for students on Friday, May 25, and Monday, May 28. Enjoy the long weekend! »

Student Council Spirit Day: Sports Day, Wed, May 23rd

Student Council Spirit Day: Sports Day, Wed, May 23rd

This coming Wednesday, May 23rd, will be Sports Day. Wear your sports gear, uniforms, or represent your favorite team. »

Spirit Week May 29–June 1

Spirit Week May 29–June 1

Every year our fifth graders plan a spirit week to mark the end of their contribution to Sequoia. Celebrate Sequoia with our graduating Squirrels! Tuesday, May 29: Time Travel Day! Dress up from the future or the past. Wednesday, May 30: Color Day! Wear as many colors as you’d like. Thursday, May 31: Music Day! Dress up like your favorite musician or genre of music. Friday, June 1: Costume D... »

Chicks Chicks Chicks!

Chicks Chicks Chicks!

Do you like paying for eggs? Eggs are getting expensive y’all. So why not raise a chicken so you can get free eggs? There are eight chicks in Room 8 that need a home. If you are a family who is looking for a pet or like fresh organic eggs, come get a chick! Background checks not required; however, Room 8 hopes you will love and care for the chicks. Please email Ms. Phoi to reserve your chick... »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Hello Squirrel Families: It’s with a sad heart that I am announcing four of our staff members transitioning away from Sequoia. Change is always hard, but we wish our colleagues the best as they move on to other endeavors. Kristin Papania is our English Language Development Coach. She will be retiring at the end of year. She has worked tirelessly to support our second language learners, and has bee... »

Sequoia Music Performance

Sequoia Music Performance

Sequoia musical instrument students will be performing in the Auditorium on Friday 5/18 at 10 AM. Parents are welcome to attend. There will be no evening performance. »

Workshop on Racial Justice Sponsored by the Peralta Racial Justice Group

Workshop on Racial Justice Sponsored by the Peralta Racial Justice Group

“Interrupting Racism: A Free Workshop” Peralta Elementary School, 460 63rd St., Oakland Tuesday, May 15, 6–8 p.m. Come to a free evening workshop on how to identify, name and interrupt racism, led by Professor Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, an expert in issues of diversity, education, prejudice and stigma. This workshop is for parents who want more tools to effectively engage racist comments ... »

SPTO Meeting, May 19

SPTO Meeting, May 19

The next Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) meeting will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Dimond Rec Center. This is a very important meeting! We will be voting on both the SPTO board and budget for next year. Childcare will be provided. »

Spring Choir Concerts

Spring Choir Concerts

Come enjoy the lovely harmonies of the Sequoia Choir! The evening concert will take place on Wednesday, May 23, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. The daytime assembly will take place on Tuesday, May 22, from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. Both performances are free and in the auditorium »

Sequoia Open House, Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 to 8:00 PM (UPDATED)

Sequoia Open House, Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 to 8:00 PM (UPDATED)

Join us for the annual Open House at Sequoia the evening of Tuesday, May 22, 6:30-8:00 PM. All the classrooms will be open so you can visit and see what your student has been working on all year. This is also an opportunity to visit the classrooms of the grade your student will be entering next year. Please note that Tuesday, May 22, is a minimum day. »

Girl Scouts for Rising 4th and 5th Grade Girls

Girl Scouts for Rising 4th and 5th Grade Girls

Will you be in 4th or 5th grade next year and want to be a Girl Scout? Sequoia will be adding a second troop for 4th and 5th grade girls, and enrollment will soon be open. Girl Scout Juniors get to have leadership opportunities, be involved in the community, go on fun field trips, and of course sell cookies. The Juniors troop will be a co-op troop in which every family has a role. We will meet onc... »

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