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Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Happy New Year, Squirrels! Welcome back from winter break! Here’s a friendly reminder to check your child’s backpack this week for a letter from me with school announcements and reminders. —Donald T. Bertolo »

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 follows: Mr. J’s 4th: 8:30–8:45 a.m. 2nd: 8:45–9:15 a.m. TK-K: 9:15–9:45 a.m. 1st: 9:45–10:15 a.m. 3rd: 10:15–10:45 a.m. 4th and SDC: 10:45–11:15 a.m. 5th: 11:15–11:45 a.m. Here’s what we need to make ... »

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 in the cafeteria. Coach deKernion will talk about how to support your child in reading at home and school. She will answer your questions about book levels, choosing appropriate books and how to engag... »

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).... »

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. ending at 6:30 p.m. From there I invite you to visit classrooms from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. I hope to see you there. Just a friendly reminder about Sequoia’s after school care program, Healthy Start. Our He... »

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Hello Squirrel Families! The first week is done, and what an incredibly successful one it was for sure. Just a friendly reminder that there is no staff on site before 8 a.m. I know we had some excited children coming early, but it’s dangerous for them to be around campus without any adults. If you need to drop off before 8 a.m., please consider using one of the many daycare providers near campus. ... »