Latest Announcements

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Hello Squirrel Families: It’s with a sad heart that I am announcing four of our staff members transitioning away from Sequoia. Change is always hard, but we wish our colleagues the best as they move on to other endeavors. Kristin Papania is our English Language Development Coach. She will be retiring at the end of year. She has worked tirelessly to support our second language learners, and has been extremely supportive in helping our teachers in developing language supports in their classrooms. Her understanding of language and English development has helped Sequoia students really flourish. Melissa Catalano is one of our second grade teachers. She has accepted a fourth grade teaching positi... »

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program Comes to Sequoia

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program Comes to Sequoia

Special Olympics will be back for Sequoia’s 2nd Annual Young Athlete’s Day. There will be sports and play stations for students from TK through second grade. The third and fourth graders will be buddies while fifth graders will run the stations. The Special Olympics Young Athletes Program is a sport and play program that introduces children with and without disabilities, ages 2 to 7, to the world of sport through fun activities, such as walking on a balance beam, jumping on targets, and throwing, catching or kicking a ball. Activities support cognitive development, hand-eye coordination and social skills. All are welcome to come and cheer on our young athletes or lend a hand for ... »

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

In lieu of Lincoln’s Day Holiday and in celebration of Memorial Day, there will be no school for students on Friday, May 25, and Monday, May 28. Enjoy the long weekend! »

Student Council Spirit Day: Sports Day, Wed, May 23rd

Student Council Spirit Day: Sports Day, Wed, May 23rd

This coming Wednesday, May 23rd, will be Sports Day. Wear your sports gear, uniforms, or represent your favorite team. »

Spirit Week May 29–June 1

Spirit Week May 29–June 1

Every year our fifth graders plan a spirit week to mark the end of their contribution to Sequoia. Celebrate Sequoia with our graduating Squirrels! Tuesday, May 29: Time Travel Day! Dress up from the future or the past. Wednesday, May 30: Color Day! Wear as many colors as you’d like. Thursday, May 31: Music Day! Dress up like your favorite musician or genre of music. Friday, June 1: Costume Day! Dress up in your favorite costume. »

Chicks Chicks Chicks!

Chicks Chicks Chicks!

Do you like paying for eggs? Eggs are getting expensive y’all. So why not raise a chicken so you can get free eggs? There are eight chicks in Room 8 that need a home. If you are a family who is looking for a pet or like fresh organic eggs, come get a chick! Background checks not required; however, Room 8 hopes you will love and care for the chicks. Please email Ms. Phoi to reserve your chick: nhi.wong@ousd.org. »

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