Volunteering

MLK Oratorical Assembly Jan. 23

MLK Oratorical Assembly Jan. 23

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The evening performance will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the night before the daytime assembly on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Forty years ago the MLK Oratorical was founded as a way to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. by showcasing students’ public speaking skills. Teachers and students are already working on selecting their pieces for the competition. We have an all-star ... »

SSC Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11

SSC Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11

The School Site Council (SSC) decides how to spend Title I money on programs/priorities that will best serve Sequoia students. Please come to the next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the library. »

Thank You for Another Successful ArtSPARK

Thank You for Another Successful ArtSPARK

Thank you to all of the volunteers who pitched in to help make ArtSPARK happen. Our student art show is truly a reflection of our fantastic community. We felt your kid power. If you missed the Saturday event, classrooms will have an opportunity to view the show on Monday and Tuesday. Remember to pick-up your art on Tuesday, Dec. 4 after school. We also need hands dismantling the event on Tuesday a... »

“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... »

Webmaster(s) Needed

Webmaster(s) Needed

Sequoia is looking for one or more interested individuals to take over webmaster duties in preparation for our current webmaster moving on after this year. Duties involve updating information at the start of each year and working with the communications team to keep our site up to date. It is a great way to volunteer at Sequoia especially for those unable to be on site regularly. Time commitment v... »

Harvest Festival this weekend

Harvest Festival this weekend

Sequoia’s annual Harvest Festival is on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This very fun experience for children and families fosters the amazing connection between the Sequoia Community and the neighborhood. Please join us for games, pumpkins, jumpy house, arts & crafts, food, music, haunted house, sugar skulls, water balloon toss, frozen treats from Flavor Brigade and more! Come with ... »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

With our library clerk position cut, we need some volunteers to work on the library. Rachel Kinnon and Tracey Kelp could really use some support, as they take on volunteering in that space. They will be coming in Saturday morning to get an overall picture of what we need. If you are interested in helping here are their emails: Rachel Kinnon (rachel@amberbug.org) and Tracey Kelp (tlkelp@gmail.com).... »

Family Work Day Saturday, Sept. 22

Family Work Day Saturday, Sept. 22

Mark your calendars and please join us in our first Sequoia work day of the school year, Saturday, Sept. 22, 9 a.m.–noon, sponsored by the Dads’ Club. We will have jobs for all skill levels and interests. We’ll need people aend to the gardens and some indoor projects and cleaning in the classrooms. There is no requirement to stay for the duration, so drop in for as much time as you have. Snacks an... »

Learn About Being a Room Parent

Learn About Being a Room Parent

Are you interested in helping in the classroom? Want to be an integral part of your child’s experience at Sequoia? Wondering how to support teachers? Volunteer to be a Room Parent! Sequoia Volunteer Coordinator Jenny Kimball will hold a meeting for all who are interested on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium. »

Volunteer With Sequoia

Volunteer With Sequoia

Volunteers help make Sequoia a great place, and we need your help. Volunteers are needed during school hours for the following roles: Salad bar parent leader: organize parent helpers and work with school lunch staff to get salad bar running again. Salad bar helpers: set up, run and take down salad bar, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. daily. Safety patrol parent helpers: work with our parent volunteer Dirk Willi... »

Principal’s Volunteer Appreciation Tea June 6

Principal’s Volunteer Appreciation Tea June 6

Sequoia would not be the school it is without our fabulous volunteers! Anyone who has volunteered for Sequoia is invited and welcome to attend the Principal’s Volunteer Appreciation Tea. Please join Principal Bertolo right after Sequoia Sings in the cafeteria on June 6 at 9 a.m. »

Family Workday! Apr. 21

Family Workday! Apr. 21

Mark your calendars and please join us for our last Sequoia workday of the school year on Saturday, Apr. 21, 9 a.m. to noon. We will have jobs for all skill levels and interests. We’ll need people to attend to the gardens, some indoor projects, and cleaning in the classrooms. There is no requirement to stay for the duration, so drop in for as much time as you have. Snacks and refreshments will be ... »

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