• Sequoia Elementary School

    Sequoia Elementary School
  • Classroom events

    Classroom events
  • Drumming with Mr. Bob

    Drumming with Mr. Bob
  • Happy days at Sequoia

    Friends at Sequoia
  • Learning about nature

    Learning about nature
  • Library Time

    Library Time
  • Sequoia Sings!

    Sequoia Sings!
  • Walking school bus

    Walking school bus
  • Building great memories

    Building great memories
  • Awesome field trips

    Awesome field trips
  • Gardening

    Sequoia garden
  • Strengthening community

    Strengthening community
  • Mosaic wall: a gift to our community

    Mosaic wall: a gift to our community

Latest Announcements

School is CLOSED Friday November 16

School is CLOSED Friday November 16

Greetings OUSD Students, Families and Staff, We are announcing now that we are CANCELLING school for tomorrow, Friday, November 16. The air quality across the Bay Area because of the wildfires has bec... »

Girl Scouts Fall Treats Sale Tuesday

Girl Scouts Fall Treats Sale Tuesday

Yes, the Girl Scouts offer goodies in the fall, too! Support Sequoia’s Troop 33525 with the purchase of candies, nuts and snack mix at $5 per tin. Look for our booth in the playground area on Tu... »

Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night, Nov. 14

Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night, Nov. 14

All prospective Sequoia families are invited to attend the Prospective Sequoia Family Information Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:15–8:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Families will meet Principal Bertolo, a... »

Thanksgiving Recess: No School

Thanksgiving Recess: No School

School will be closed for the week of Nov. 19–23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes resume on Monday, Nov. 26. »

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... »

Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall Postponed

Duct Tape Mr. Bertolo to a Wall Postponed

Due to the poor air quality, this event is postponed until further notice. Each Sequoia Student gets to help tape Mr. Bertolo to one of the school walls! The tentative schedule for duct taping is as f... »

SPTO Meeting Nov. 13

SPTO Meeting Nov. 13

Mark your calendars… The Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) meets next Tuesday in the cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. Childcare and dinner provided. »

SSC Meeting Nov. 13

SSC Meeting Nov. 13

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 Nov. 13, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the libra... »

Special Breakfast With the Principal Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Special Breakfast With the Principal Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Join Mr. Bertolo for coffee and treats in the cafeteria right after Sequoia Sings to be part of a conversation with parents and our school coaching experts. This week’s event will be the first in a se... »

Sequoia Sings! Wednesday at  8:30 a.m.

Sequoia Sings! Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.

Don’t miss Sequoia Sings this Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium. This month you’ll hear beautiful singing by our third graders, along with Mr. Bob’s drummers, plus school announcements ... »

Dads’ Club Meeting Thursday

Dads’ Club Meeting Thursday

Thank you to all the parents that pitched in to make this year’s Harvest Festival Halloweenie Bar a success. We look forward to many more to come. The Dads’ Club meets on the first Thursday of the mon... »

School Closed on Monday

School Closed on Monday

Please note that Sequoia will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Classes will resume on Tuesday. Enjoy the long weekend. »

Alameda County Food Bank partners with Sequoia and Cub Scout Pack 296

Alameda County Food Bank partners with Sequoia and Cub Scout Pack 296

Cub Scout Pack 296 participates in a food drive every November and we are reaching out to our own elementary schools for help. There will be an Alameda County Food Bank food donation barrel in the fro... »

Share your arts & craft supplies with artSPARK 2018 – KID POWER!!

Share your arts & craft supplies with artSPARK 2018 – KID POWER!!

Clean out those drawers of extra art & craft supplies! Our Sequoia students need materials to create their artSPARK masterpieces. Collect your extra paint, brushes, paper, foil, glitter, ribbon, ... »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Starting in November, we will offer opportunities for Sequoia families to learn from our coaching experts. Coach deKernion will join us for Breakfast with the Principal at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 ... »

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