Fundraising

The Winners of the 2018 Readathon are…

The Winners of the 2018 Readathon are…

We are proud to announce the Winners and Honorable Mentions for most minutes read: Ninh-An Kimmons, Sydney Hansen, Dante Santina, Finn Salyk, Myles Ogden, Sammy Beardsley, Walter Rodrigo Alonzo Lopez, Diana Cardenas, Naomi Brack, Cy Palino, Xavier LaRoche, Abby Givler, Eden Kinnon, Kahoa Wilson, Mirabella Bond, Micah Ogden, Jolene Tan, Mizuku Williams, Sophie Lewak, Riley Rau-Berg, Charlie Sellman... »

Annual Sequoia Readathon Ends Today, Monday, March 5

Annual Sequoia Readathon Ends Today, Monday, March 5

The Readathon ends today, and all Reading Logs, Donation Logs and all donations are also due to your child’s teacher today. Students took home a Readathon packet containing all the information and materials you need to help your child keep track of how many minutes she/he reads between Friday, Feb. 23 and today, March 5. Being read to by another person and listen... »

Readathon & DEAR Day THANKS!

Readathon & DEAR Day THANKS!

The Readathon Committee would like to thank our amazing Sequoia community for making the Readathon & DEAR Day a major success! Our first big thanks go to our superb Sequoia teachers & staff who make the world go round! Our gratitude also goes out to to Soana Lauti, Eta Otutaha and the kids at Soana’s after-school program who collated and stuffed the envelopes for the Readathon packets for ... »

Silent Auction: Why and How?

Silent Auction: Why and How?

Why are we needing to raise more money? Because our enrichment programs literally depend on it. We have consolidated our fundraising, which is a really good thing. It can be stressful and tedious to have tons of small fundraising events each year. We have just three: Support Sequoia, the Auction and the Readathon. But we will only be successful with this streamlined model if you support these even... »

Keep the bidding going!

Keep the bidding going!

We are just one week into the online portion of the auction and we’ve already had more than 450 bids, and have raised over $8,000 for Sequoia! This is a strong start and we are very grateful for all of the support you’ve shown. A few important updates: 1. We have a TON of new items, including many more from Sequoia’s beloved teachers: pizza-making with Mr. Bob, cookie-making with Ms. Chiodo, block... »

$12K In Donations Still Needed  For Raise The Ruff

$12K In Donations Still Needed For Raise The Ruff

Thank you to all the families who have already donated an item to the Sequoia Family Dance & Silent Auction on Feb. 10. The auction committee still needs at least $12K in donations to fund Sequoia’s enrichment programs for the year. Everyone has something to donate! For example, second grade artist Eryn Roddy donated a hand-drawn luggage tag, K. Sienk Photography donated a family portrait sess... »

Ready, Set, Go!  Let The Bidding Begin!

Ready, Set, Go! Let The Bidding Begin!

The online portion of 2018 Sequoia Auction is now open. From now until bidding closes on the night of the event, Feb. 10, you can use this link from wherever you are: http://bit.ly/sequoiaauction. All proceeds fund Sequoia’s enrichment programs, including library, science, music, art, garden and more. There are items for every interest, taste and budget, and new items are coming in daily. So... »

BAKERS NEEDED!

BAKERS NEEDED!

We will be having a bake sale at the February 10th Family Dance & Silent Auction to raise money for the 4th and 5th grade classes to attend camp. We need lots and lots of baked good to make this fundraiser a success! Cookies, cupcakes, cakes, pies, quick breads… we’ll take it all! If you don’t bake, you can still help by making a different type of dessert to donate (we’... »

Sequoia Swag – Final 2017 Sale Tuesday, December 19, 3-5:30pm

Sequoia Swag – Final 2017 Sale Tuesday, December 19, 3-5:30pm

Did you know that sale of Sequoia Swag goes directly to PTO sponsored programs? This is your last chance to buy Sequoia Swag in 2017. Sale will be out of the big container by the ‘big kid’ playground. Cash, checks and credit/debit cards accepted. Next Sequoia Swag sale will be at the Family Dance & Silent Auction, February 10, 2018. »

Get Ready To Raise The Ruff for Sequoia!

Get Ready To Raise The Ruff for Sequoia!

Mark your calendars for Feb. 10, 2018 because we’re going to have a dog-gone-good time raising funds for our school. The Sequoia Family Dance & Silent Auction is the biggest fundraiser of the year, and we hope all students and their families will participate. Here are 7 ways you can get involved: 1. Save the date – Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 2. Invite extended family and friends 3. Do... »

Sequoia Swag Sales

Sequoia Swag Sales

Sequoia Swag for sale out of the PTO Container near the Big Kid Playground. Swag will be available the week of December 4-8 on Tuesday (8-9am), Wednesday, (4-5pm), Thursday (8-9am), and Friday (3-5pm). Check and credit/debit cards preferred. Cash accepted, but change cannot be promised. If you’re unable to come by on one of these days, email Welcome Bisson at wbisson@yahoo.com »

Support Sequoia Water Balloon Mania

Support Sequoia Water Balloon Mania

We did it and got pretty doggone close to a 100% , so Mr. Bertolo called it! Mr. B will have to find his wetsuit because all the kids get to throw ONE water ballon right at him! (We may have a few extra for parents.) Here’s the water balloon schedule: TK and K: Wednesday, Nov. 15 Grades 1–5: Friday, Nov. 17 Please contact ariannewagner@gmail.com or the Dads’ Club (elemetal2@gmail.com) if you can h... »

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