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Room Parents Still Needed

Room Parents Still Needed

A big thank you to all who have volunteered to be a room parent this year! We do still need room parents (or a team of people) to volunteer for Ms. Oby’s class, Monica’s class, and the Special Day class. Please email sequoiavolunteers@gmail.com if you are interested! »

Volunteers for Motor Skills Needed

Volunteers for Motor Skills Needed

Motor Skills is starting for our TK and Kindergarten students this Wednesday, September 7, after Sequoia Sings.  Parents, please consider coming to volunteer for this class — it helps the students have an enriching experience, and it’s also a lot of fun! Come for your child’s class, or stay for a couple of classes — it’s a great way to get to know all the kids in this grade level... »

Girl Scouts for Second and Third Graders

Girl Scouts for Second and Third Graders

Girl Scouts is coming to Sequoia! Join our Brownies troop for second and third grade girls by coming to an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 13 at 5:15 p.m. in Room 18. Girl Scouts builds leadership, confidence, and character; teaches new skills; forms new friendships; and allows girls to contribute to their community — and have a lot of fun in the process. Troop meetings will be the las... »

Book Fair Volunteers Needed

Book Fair Volunteers Needed

The fall Book Fair will be held October 17-21. We need volunteers each day after school for about one hour, and on Thursday until 6 p.m. We also need people for a couple hours to help set up on Monday and to tear down on Friday. There are two free workshops coming up in Fremont, on September 7, 4-6 p.m., and September 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. They will teach all about the Book Fair. If you are i... »

School Site Council Meeting: September 6

School Site Council Meeting: September 6

On Tuesday, September 6 at 5 p.m. we will be having our first School Site Council (SSC) meeting (SSC) in Portable 23, near the library. It’s a chance to be part of the decision-making process at Sequoia. The SSC votes on how we spend our Title 1 money, helps make determinations on our school site plan, and gives you another voice in helping make Sequoia an even more amazing place. If you are... »

Return Your Directory Form

Return Your Directory Form

Friends of Sequoia School (FOSS) publishes an annual school directory to help families communicate. This week, students are bringing home the bright pink form that you use to supply your directory information. You can return the form to your teacher or to the school office, or you can email the requested information to directory@sequoiaschool.net. Please respond by next Tuesday, September 13, so w... »

Newsletter Opt-Out

Newsletter Opt-Out

To help Sequoia save money, we offer families the option to opt-out of receiving a printed copy of the newsletter; the newsletter is available on the school website and is also posted to the school’s Facebook page and Yahoo community group each week. By opting out, families reduce the amount of paper and printing used each week to produce the paper newsletter, helping save the school money. ... »

Sequoia Sings and Breakfast with the Principal

Sequoia Sings and Breakfast with the Principal

Our first Sequoia Sings event of the school year is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. Sequoia Sings is a monthly event where Sequoia students gather to sing together as a community, and families are invited to attend. Please join us as Mr. Bob leads the fifth graders in song. After Sequoia Sings that day, please join us for Breakfast with Principal Bertolo, 9-9:... »

School Site Council Meeting: September 6

School Site Council Meeting: September 6

The School Site Council (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. Please join us in the library 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 to learn more. »

Three-Day Holiday Weekend

Three-Day Holiday Weekend

Please note that school is closed Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy the three-day weekend and we’ll see you Tuesday, Sept. 6. »

Back to School Night and Childcare

Back to School Night and Childcare

Thursday, Sept. 8 is Back to School Night, and it is a great opportunity to meet your child’s teacher and the parents of other students in the class. Here’s the schedule: TK-2nd grades meet in their classrooms from 6-6:45 p.m. From 7-7:30 p.m. parents and guardians of all students are encouraged to join us in the auditorium to meet all the teachers and staff, and to hear Principal Donald Ber... »

Minimum Days August 29-31

Minimum Days August 29-31

Monday, Aug. 29 through Wednesday, Aug. 31 will be minimum days, with dismissal at 1:20 p.m. Wednesdays are always minimum days. The last two days of the second week of school, Thursday, Sept. 1 and Friday, Sept. 2, are both regular days. »

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