Fundraising

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... »

Support Sequoia Begins Aug. 29

Support Sequoia Begins Aug. 29

We have many fundraisers at Sequoia, but the easiest and most fruitful is Support Sequoia. There is nothing for you to buy, sell or do except donate what you can. Watch for the Support Sequoia packet at the Welcome Back Night on Wednesday, Aug. 29. If you can’t make it, your student(s) will bring home the packet this week. Please sign and return the form and give if you can. Support Sequoia is our... »

Neighborhood Appeal Thanks

Neighborhood Appeal Thanks

A huge THANK YOU to the army of foot soldiers who literally stepped up to deliver the Neighborhood Appeal/Pancake Breakfast invitation postcards to the Sequoia neighborhood community. This is a monumental undertaking, and we couldn’t have done it without so many volunteers. Thank you to Tracey Kelp for rounding up all the volunteers, and to Hailey Magsig and Arianne Wagner for working seamle... »

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... »

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