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School Closed Friday, Sept. 28

School Closed Friday, Sept. 28

Don’t forget that Sequoia will be closed for students on Friday, Sept. 28, for a professional development day for teachers and staff. Due to the Friday holiday, fifth graders will be selling frozen fr... »

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 raise... »

School Site Council Meeting, Tuesday, September 11

School Site Council Meeting, Tuesday, September 11

The first School Site Council (SSC) meeting of the year, where new members will be elected, is on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. in the library. The SSC works with the principal to review and evaluate sc... »

Cub Scout Information Night

Cub Scout Information Night

Cub Scout Pack 296 invites children of all genders in grades 1–5 to Information Night on Sept. 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Joaquin Miller Elementary and our Back to School picnic, Saturday, Sept. 22 fro... »

Sequoia Fall Potlucks

Sequoia Fall Potlucks

Mark your calendars – it’s almost time for the Fall Potlucks! Let’s enjoy an evening together–reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and eat some delicious food! Potlucks are hos... »

First SPTO Meeting Tuesday, September 11

First SPTO Meeting Tuesday, September 11

Come to this school year’s first meeting of the Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) on Tuesday evening, September 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria. Dinner and childcare provided. »

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 intere... »

Meet Sequoia’s New Teachers

Meet Sequoia’s New Teachers

Please welcome second grade teacher Leah Aguilera to Sequoia Elementary! Ms. Aguilera is an educator living in Oakland. She has taught students from preschool through high school and has found a passi... »

Bike Day at Sequoia, Sept. 16

Bike Day at Sequoia, Sept. 16

Bring that bike (working or not) and helmet out of the garage and join your friends for Bike Day on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the blacktop. Mechanics will get your bike fixed up and ... »

Sequoia Choir Meeting, Sept. 12

Sequoia Choir Meeting, Sept. 12

Calling all singers! If you are in grades 3–5 and like to sing, please consider joining the Sequoia Choir. We will hold an informational meeting (required for new or interested students, and optional ... »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Hello Squirrels! Back to School Night is this Wednesday. I look forward to showing you some of the amazing things that are happening at our school. We will start in the auditorium promptly at 6 p.m. e... »

Meet Sequoia’s New Teachers

Meet Sequoia’s New Teachers

Please welcome art teacher Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh to Sequoia Elementary! Dawline-Jane is an Oakland-based visual and teaching artist. Her work explores history, identity and the creation of a visual ... »

Afterschool Enrichment Program

Afterschool Enrichment Program

Information on afterschool enrichment classes starting the week of Sept. 13 was sent home last Friday. The packet includes enrollment instructions, which is on a first-come, first-served basis. This y... »

Sequoia Sings! September 5

Sequoia Sings! September 5

Our first Sequoia Sings event of the school year is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium, featuring the fifth graders. Sequoia Sings is a monthly event where Sequoia studen... »

Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend

There is no school next Monday, Sept. 3, in recognition of Labor Day. School resumes the following day, Tuesday, Sept. 4.   »

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