Fundraising

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... »

Bake Sale Donations Needed

Bake Sale Donations Needed

We still need donations for the bake sale at the Family Dance to raise money for the fourth and fifth grades to attend camp. Please sign up at goo.gl/forms/b0xAlGRWAs27pUin2 or email Lisa Sutton at SFSuttons@gmail.com​. »

Bidding is Live!

Bidding is Live!

The Sequoia Auction is now open for online bidding, and getting busy! There are over 200 items and growing, with something to fit every interest, taste and budget. A couple housekeeping items to get out of the way: 1) To get started: If you already have a bidding account from last year you can sign in at the top of the home page, then make sure to verify your bidder and credit card information, es... »

Sequoia Auction: It’s Not Too Late To Donate

Sequoia Auction: It’s Not Too Late To Donate

Are you afraid you missed the deadline? Don’t fret, we can still take your donations. In fact, we need your help now more than ever. OUSD budget cuts are coming. Our goal is to raise $35,000 through the auction. The only way for this event to raise enough money is to have plenty of items and experiences available for the auction. This means we need more donations, at all price points, for al... »

The Sequoia Auction Needs You

The Sequoia Auction Needs You

It’s almost time for Sequoia’s annual Family Dance and (mostly) Silent Auction. This is one of three annual school fundraisers. It’s grown by leaps and bounds over the years. Last year we raised more than $30,000. Our goal this year is to raise $35,000. The hard truth is we are facing big OUSD budget cuts for next year, and we need your help. The Sequoia community must raise funds to fill in the g... »

Bakers Needed

Bakers Needed

To help fuel all the bidding and boogieing at the Family Dance & Silent Auction on Saturday, Feb. 9, there will be a bake sale to raise money for the fourth and fifth grade classes to attend camp. Please help us make this fundraiser a success by contributing something (or several somethings): cookies, cupcakes, cakes, pies… We’ll take it all! If you don’t bake, you can still... »

“Hog Wild” Silent Auction & Family Dance Feb. 9

“Hog Wild” Silent Auction & Family Dance Feb. 9

We need you! Please donate items to the auction. We are really short on items this year and need a big effort from the Sequoia community to ensure that we meet our fundraising goals. Did you happen to receive some nice-but-not-”you” gifts that need a new home? Get duplicates of something? Have gift cards or guest passes gathering dust? Donate them to the auction! You can drop off donations in the ... »

“Hog Wild”: Volunteers Needed for Silent Auction & Family Dance

“Hog Wild”: Volunteers Needed for Silent Auction & Family Dance

It’s that time of year again, and we are gearing up for the Sequoia Silent Auction & Family Dance Feb. 9. This year’s theme is “Hog Wild,” and we need volunteers! With your help, we had an amazing event last year and hope to do even better this year. There are a number of ways to help. We need the following volunteers: Creative writers ​​to help promote the event (website copy, updates on Nex... »

Harvest Festival Thanks

Harvest Festival Thanks

Thank you to all the Squirrels who volunteered to make the Harvest Festival a great success. While building community and getting into the autumnal spirit, we raised more than $3,000 for our school! A big shout out to the bakers, booth volunteers, haunted house decorators and actors, room parents, SPTO/Dads’ Club, Mr. Bertolo and Nabisco the Goat. Huge gratitude to Heidi Aboites for pouring her he... »

Support Sequoia and the Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall SUCCESS

Support Sequoia and the Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall SUCCESS

We did it, Squirrels! Save the date and get out your scissors. On Nov. 9, Mr. Bertolo will be DUCT TAPED TO A WALL! Don’t miss this, kids. Parents, bring your cameras. Everyone come celebrate our success in raising over $80,000 by helping Mr. B make good on his promise of doing something outrageous! This money goes towards our overall fundraising goal, which supports Sequoia’s amazing ... »

Support Sequoia: The “Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall” Challenge

Support Sequoia: The “Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall” Challenge

Over the last four weeks, more than 400 students have turned in their Support Sequoia forms and helped us reach our goal of $80,000 for programs at Sequoia. Wow! Congratulations on a job well done! Most classes have already earned an extra recess by reaching the 100% participation. However, we are only at 93% overall participation. Since we are so close to our participation goal, we will count for... »

Support Sequoia

Support Sequoia

Thank you for supporting our school’s biggest and easiest fundraiser! The Support Sequoia campaign started with a bang last week, as 46% percent of students returned their forms. So far you have raised over $42,000, putting us well on the way toward our target goal of raising $80,000 by Sept. 27. Your donations help pay for enrichment such as the weekly art, music, science, garden and library prog... »

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