Announcements

Welcoming Ada Carter, Sequoia’s new principal

Welcoming Ada Carter, Sequoia’s new principal

Please download the letter from LaResha Martin here Ada Carter_ Welcome Letter We will hold a “Meet and Greet” on June 17, 2019 from 5-6pm at Sequoia Elementary. Please plan to attend. »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Dear Squirrel Families: As one door closes and another opens, I have been reflecting on my time here at Sequoia. First, I want to thank you for everything you have done for Sequoia and for me personally. Our school is a better place because of all the work and effort of everyone here. You are truly one of those key pieces that makes a difference. Change is inevitable, however, and it is always a h... »

Last Day of School

Last Day of School

Here are a few reminders for the upcoming last day of school this Thursday: Lost and Found Items Cleared and Donated: Please take a moment and visit one of the Lost and Found areas to pick up any misplaced items before they are cleared out for the summer. Third Trimester Report Cards Sent Home: Check backpacks for your student’s final report card. We wish our students a happy summer break and our ... »

Thanks to Communications Team

Thanks to Communications Team

As we close out another year at Sequoia, I’d like to thank all the hardworking parent volunteers of our communications team: Virginia Afentoulis, Jenny Boyden, Elizabeth Hansen, Kathleen Hogan, Bobby Jordan, Doug Kearney, Tracey Kelp, Jesse Kelsey, Heather Pitman, and Issabella Shields. Special thanks to Kathleen, who is relocating out of Oakland, and to Jenny and Doug, who are moving on as ... »

Needed: Rising Fourth/Fifth Graders for Girl Scouts

Needed: Rising Fourth/Fifth Graders for Girl Scouts

Sequoia’s Junior Girl Scouts troop is recruiting rising fourth and fifth graders for 2019–20. Our troop explores the outdoors, participates in hands-on STEM activities, gets engaged in community service projects and learns about leadership and friendship. Email sequoia.junior.girlscouts@gmail.com for more details. Unleash Strong: Be a Girl Scout! »

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... »

Enroll your continuing student using SchoolMint

Enroll your continuing student using SchoolMint

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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... »

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 ... »

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