Announcements

Principal’s Corner for Oct 16-20

Principal’s Corner for Oct 16-20

Early Release Days This week we have early release every day.  On early release days (including our normal Wednesdays), if you are taking your child off school grounds before the bell rings, you MUST come to the office and sign them out. Teachers and cafeteria staff will not allow you to take your child if you do not have an early release slip or the office has not called. Our normal procedur... »

Minimum Days October 16–20

Minimum Days October 16–20

For one week only, starting Monday, Oct. 16, all students will be on a Minimum Day schedule for parent/teacher conferences. Conferences will be held throughout the week. For more information or to find out the time and date of your student’s conference, please talk with your teacher. »

No School on Friday, October 13

No School on Friday, October 13

There is no school for students on Friday, Oct. 13, so please plan accordingly. Friday is a professional development day for teachers. »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Hello, Squirrel Families! I am reaching out to you about our first fundraiser:  Support Sequoia. As our first official fundraiser of the year, Support Sequoia is the key to continuing our enrichment support. Through your generous donations we can provide our students with experiences unique to Sequoia. I just wanted to take a moment and highlight some of the long list of items your donations ... »

Announcement from the Principal

Announcement from the Principal

Hi Squirrel Families…Just a quick couple of announcements for you. *Know that we are following modified recess and PE days because of the air quality. With the heat and air quality index it’s hard to keep all windows and doors closed, but we are trying to accommodate and ensure the kiddos are safe. *Also, please be aware that thieves have been targeting unlocked cars. Yesterday we had ... »

School Portraits Oct 5th and 6th

School Portraits Oct 5th and 6th

Check those backpacks, parents… Annual school portraits will be taken next week, Oct. 5 (grades TK-2) and Oct. 6 (grades 3-5). You should have received the order form for packages with other info.   NOTE: Roots & Shoots no longer accepts paper checks, so the alternatives are cash/money order, completing the credit card info on the form, or paying online via credit/debit card.  ... »

Support Sequoia: 60% Participation!

Support Sequoia: 60% Participation!

Thank you to everyone who has returned their Support Sequoia form(s). We have had an amazing response so far, raising 70% of our goal! If you have not yet done so, please return your Support Sequoia form to your child’s teacher. Even if you are not able to give right now, you can help us reach our goal of having every S equoia student return a pledge form, with or without a donation. Every s... »

Racial Justice Discussion Groups

Racial Justice Discussion Groups

Last year, sponsored by the Sequoia Inclusive School Committee, Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith (www.drbriscoesmith.com) led Sequoia families and staff in discussions about race: from how we talk to our kids to how race and racism play out at Sequoia. As a next step this year, families have a chance to meet in affinity groups to share their personal experiences and give feedback for what is working well... »

Three-Day Holiday Weekend

Three-Day Holiday Weekend

Please note that school is closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy the three-day weekend and we’ll see you Tuesday, Sept. 5.   »

Sequoia Directory Forms

Sequoia Directory Forms

Sequoia Families, your kids should be coming home with a neon green Sequoia Directory form this week or next for you to fill out and return to your teachers. We are asking that new families fill out the contact information that they would like printed in the school directory. We’d like returning families to fill this out with any changes to their contact info. If you already filled out the f... »

Teacher Meet & Treat (Grades 1-5)

Teacher Meet & Treat (Grades 1-5)

Fri, August 18, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm School yard/cafeteria/classrooms Meet your new teacher for the school year, grab a yummy Frozen Fruit Bar, reunite with old friends and make new ones! »

TK and Kindergarten Orientation & Playdate

TK and Kindergarten Orientation & Playdate

Fri, August 18, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Kindergarten playground/classrooms Incoming TK and K families will meet their new teacher, check out the classroom and learn about what to expect on the first day of school. Check-in starting at 3:30. Orientation will be from 4:00-5:00. »

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