Events

Calling All Bookworms and Benefactors

Calling All Bookworms and Benefactors

Sequoia’s last big fundraiser, the annual Readathon, is underway. We know all of our kids are reading their hearts out. We need families to fundraise with the same gusto.   Given some severe district cuts, we aim to raise $40K, up from last year’s $25K goal, to specifically cover technology enrichment as well as ST Math. This money also supports gardening, art, music and science, as well as o... »

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... »

Volunteers Needed:  Neighborhood Appeal

Volunteers Needed: Neighborhood Appeal

Can you help invite our neighbors to the Annual Pancake Breakfast (sponsored by the fabulous Dads’ Club), Camp Fair and Science Fair happening on Sunday, Apr. 28?   The Neighborhood Appeal team is asking families and friends to walk the blocks surrounding Sequoia to deliver letters and invitations between Apr. 13 and Apr. 27. The more volunteers, the fewer mailboxes each volunteer will need t... »

Readathon Starts Friday

Readathon Starts Friday

Blank reading logs and donation logs go home this Friday to kick off the 10th annual Sequoia Readathon. From Friday through Monday, Apr. 15, the kids will read their hearts out (as usual), and this year we need parents and guardians to fundraise with just as much passion. Get a jump now by signing up a Network for Good “personal fundraiser” for your student. Go to hps://sequoiaschool.ne... »

Sequoia Sings! and Breakfast With the Principal Apr. 10

Sequoia Sings! and Breakfast With the Principal Apr. 10

Come hear our fourth graders perform at Sequoia Sings next Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. All families are welcome. Following the performance and school announcements, join Mr. Bertolo in the cafeteria at 9 a.m. for coffee and Q&A. »

Variety Show Shout Outs

Variety Show Shout Outs

Huge thanks to all the people who worked so hard to put on our fabulous Sequoia Variety Show last Saturday! We appreciate everyone’s dedication, generosity and passion for putting together this beloved event. First of all, thank you to all of the performers, and to the families who got them to every rehearsal and workshop. There would be no show without the courageous and talented young Squirrels ... »

Readathon in April: We Need You

Readathon in April: We Need You

The annual Sequoia Readathon is a wonderful, week-long celebration of reading that will run this year from Apr. 5 to 15. Kids tally their minutes read over 10 days. The Spring Book Fair happens that week. There’s Family Reading Night (Apr. 11). And on D.E.A.R. Day (Apr. 12), kids come to school in pajamas or dressed as their favorite literary character, and guest readers come read books they love.... »

Book Fair April 8–12

Book Fair April 8–12

The Spring Book Fair is coming soon, and we need volunteers. This fantastic event the week of Apr. 8–12 is run by Sequoia parents. Setup is Apr. 5 after school. The Book Fair is a great additional resource for Sequoia, with 50–60% of what we sell coming back to Sequoia classrooms in the form of new books for students to read, take home and enjoy. Below is a list of volunteer opportunities, dates a... »

It’s Showtime for the Variety Show

It’s Showtime for the Variety Show

Can you believe it? After weeks and weeks of rehearsals, your annual Sequoia Variety Show is happening this Saturday, Mar. 16, starting at 5 p.m. You do not want to miss our students’ amazing talents on display. Be there for all the singing, dancing, comedy, magic, gymnastics and more… including the legendary Dads’ Club secret act at the end of the show! Auditorium doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the... »

Variety Show Schedule

Variety Show Schedule

The Variety Show auditions were held Feb. 2, and we had a great turnout! This beloved annual event lets students have a blast and show off their talents and creativity by singing and dancing, comedy, magic, juggling, playing music or performing skits. Here are the remaining key dates for the Variety Show: Wednesday, Feb. 13 (2:30–6 p.m.) or Wednesday, Feb. 20 (2:30–6 p.m.): Workshops! Registering ... »

Golden Sneaker Contest: Feb. 25–Mar. 8

Golden Sneaker Contest: Feb. 25–Mar. 8

This fun annual event is all about choosing healthy travel options to get to and from school. The 2019 contest is just around the corner, and Sequoia is participating once again. Get more info on the contest here: http://alamedacountysr2s.org/plan-an-event/golden-sneaker-contest/. If you can help coordinate this year’s Golden Sneaker event, please contact Jennifer-Joey Smith at jenjoeysmith@gmail.... »

Hog Wild: Thanks for Bringing Home the Bacon

Hog Wild: Thanks for Bringing Home the Bacon

Thank you so much to everyone who braved the cold and rain to attend the 5th Annual Family Dance & Auction. We raised just over $30,000 to support Sequoia, just shy of our $35,000 goal, so bravo! A special thank you to our sponsors, whose contributions covered the costs of the event, and the numerous volunteers who were able to make this year’s event the best yet. We could not have done... »

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