readathon

All Hail the Readathon Winners!

All Hail the Readathon Winners!

All the minutes have been calculated & donations counted, so let’s celebrate these amazing kids! We are proud to announce….. Winners and Honorable Mentions for Most Minutes Read: Ninh-An Kimmons, Sydney Hansen, Dante Santina, Finn Salyk, Myles Ogden, Sammy Beardsley, Walter Rodrigo Alonzo Lopez, Diana Cardenas, Naomi Brack, Cy Palino, Xavier LaRoche, Abby Givler, Eden Kinnon, Kaho... »

The Winners of the 2018 Readathon are…

The Winners of the 2018 Readathon are…

We are proud to announce the Winners and Honorable Mentions for most minutes read: Ninh-An Kimmons, Sydney Hansen, Dante Santina, Finn Salyk, Myles Ogden, Sammy Beardsley, Walter Rodrigo Alonzo Lopez, Diana Cardenas, Naomi Brack, Cy Palino, Xavier LaRoche, Abby Givler, Eden Kinnon, Kahoa Wilson, Mirabella Bond, Micah Ogden, Jolene Tan, Mizuku Williams, Sophie Lewak, Riley Rau-Berg, Charlie Sellman... »

Readers’ Tea Volunteers & Food Donations Needed!

Readers’ Tea Volunteers & Food Donations Needed!

The Readers’ Tea will host about 45 kids on Friday, 3/23 in the Cafeteria beginning at 8:20am until about 10am. There will be breakfast foods & drinks, crafts, games, and a ceremony to honor each child for their great effort. For all this to go smoothly, we will need the following: 2+ Volunteers to manage the craft tables 2+ Volunteers to manage the food & drinks Clean up helpers! ... »

Annual Sequoia Readathon Ends Today, Monday, March 5

Annual Sequoia Readathon Ends Today, Monday, March 5

The Readathon ends today, and all Reading Logs, Donation Logs and all donations are also due to your child’s teacher today. Students took home a Readathon packet containing all the information and materials you need to help your child keep track of how many minutes she/he reads between Friday, Feb. 23 and today, March 5. Being read to by another person and listen... »

Readathon & DEAR Day THANKS!

Readathon & DEAR Day THANKS!

The Readathon Committee would like to thank our amazing Sequoia community for making the Readathon & DEAR Day a major success! Our first big thanks go to our superb Sequoia teachers & staff who make the world go round! Our gratitude also goes out to to Soana Lauti, Eta Otutaha and the kids at Soana’s after-school program who collated and stuffed the envelopes for the Readathon packets for ... »

The Annual Sequoia Readathon Starts Friday, Feb. 23

The Annual Sequoia Readathon Starts Friday, Feb. 23

On Friday, students will bring home a Readathon packet containing all the information and materials you need to help your child keep track of how many minutes she/he reads between Friday, Feb. 23 and Monday, Mar. 5. Being read to by another person and listening to an audiobook also counts towards minutes read. The students with the most minutes will be invited to a special Readers’ Tea. Fundraisin... »

Thank You from the Readathon Committee

Thank You from the Readathon Committee

This year’s Readathon was a resounding success and raised more money than ever! Of course, we owe that success to our amazing kids, parents, teachers, and community, and so… The Readathon Committee would like to thank our beloved Sequoia teachers, as well as Mr. Bertolo and Angelina Bazan, for their help and flexibility on DEAR Day and throughout the Readathon. DEAR Day would be nothing with... »

Readathon 2017 Winners

Readathon 2017 Winners

This year’s Readathon was the most successful we’ve ever had thanks to our generous Sequoia community! We had so many amazing readers & fundraisers this year & they were all invited to our annual Readers’ Tea last Friday: Winners for MOST MINUTES READ IN THEIR CLASS: Ella Songster, Ninh-An Kimmons, Angel Hill, Noah Newton, Olivia Lewis, Francisco “Coyo” Tena, ... »

D.E.A.R Day on Friday, March 3

D.E.A.R Day on Friday, March 3

We’re celebrating Drop Everything And Read Day this Friday! Kids are welcome & encouraged to come to school in PJs or dressed as a favorite literary character. We have some exciting readers visiting every class, including some terrific and local children’s books authors, poets, a graphic novelist, a literary agent, and librarians. Don’t forget to bring a few dollars for Peet’s coffee and... »

Readathon Is Underway: February 24-March 6

Readathon Is Underway: February 24-March 6

Please check your child’s backpack for their Readathon packet. It will contain all the materials you need to keep track of how many minutes your child reads between Friday, Feb. 24 and Monday, March 6. Being read to by another person, and listening to an audio book (book on tape/CD), also count. Please help your child track their minutes since the child who reads the most minutes in each cla... »