Gala Meeting Tonight

Please join us for our first Gala Volunteer Meeting tonight, September 18, at 6:30pm. We will be meeting in the MUR. If you’d like to help make our annual auction amazing please join us. We will discuss all the opportunities to help out with our Class Donation contests, class baskets, donations, and how to approach businesses for donations. Even if you can only help a little please join us.  If you cannot make the meeting and still want to help out please email your contact info to sequoiagala@gmail.com

Posted in Auction, Gala, Sequoia, Volunteering

Gala Volunteer Meeting Tomorrow!

Please join us for our first Gala Volunteer Meeting on Tuesday, September 18, at 6:30pm. We will be meeting in the MUR. If you’d like to help make our annual auction amazing please join us. We will discuss all the opportunities to help out with our Class Donation contests, class baskets, donations, and how to approach businesses for donations. Even if you can only help a little please join us.

Posted in Auction, Gala, Sequoia, Volunteering

How many Box Tops can you clip?

This week (9/17 to 9/23) is National Box Tops for Education Week … HOW MANY BOX TOPS CAN YOU CLIP?

We are collecting Box Tops in order to fundraise for SPA and Sequoia Elementary. Every Box Top helps us inch our way toward our goal and ultimately benefits our students!

Your child will bring home a Collection Sheet on Monday. Please make sure your Box Tops are not expired. You can glue or tape the Box Tops onto the Collection Sheet, or we will also gladly accept Box Tops in a ziploc bag. Remember to write the teacher’s & student’s names on the Collection Sheet or ziploc bag.

Here is a link to a complete list of Box Tops participating products:
https://www.boxtops4education.com/-/media/BTFE/CommunicationMaterials/Assets/Flyers/2018_08_BTFEProducts_List.pdf?la=en

Box Tops are due by October 1st. The class that collects the most Box Tops will enjoy a special Popsicle Party! Also, the top collector in each grade level will receive a prize!

Happy clipping!
Jolyn Duquette and Lupe Stanley, Box Tops Coordinators

Posted in Box Tops, eBlast, Fundraising, Sequoia

Will your business help fundraise for SPA?

SPA Biz is a group of businesses that employ or are owned by Sequoia parents, that participate in our fundraising efforts by offering SPA a “giveback” donation of sales.  SPA Biz discounts, promotions, and giveback programs are announced in the eBlast newsletter and on the SPA website.  We also have company information available at school events.  And each year, SPA Biz participants donate items to the Gala/Auction.  SPA Biz Members include:  Sorrento Walnut Creek, Got Watts Electric and Solar, Sweet Springs Rentals, the Boisset Collection (Derek Mims), Pampered Chef (Natalia Bello), and Dudum Real Estate Group.

If you or your business might be interested in joining the SPA Biz group, please contact Darrin Cohune.

Posted in eBlast, SPA Biz

October Dine Out Fundraisers – Sorrento Walnut Creek

Every Wednesday in October, Sorrento Walnut Creek  (be sure to like their FB page) will be hosting a dine out fundraiser for Sequoia Elementary School.  They will donate 30% of your bill to SPA!  Sorrento is owned by the Caturegli family, whose children attend Sequoia Elementary and Middle Schools, and is also part of the SPA Biz group.  Download the flyer for the dine out here.

Sorrento Walnut Creek
Countrywood Shopping Center
2064 Treat Blvd
Walnut Creek, California
(925) 938-3366

Posted in Dine-Out Fundraiser, eBlast, Sequoia, SPA Biz

Volunteer Fast Track @ Jamboree – THANK YOU!!

Thank you to all the parents who registered to be volunteers at our Jamboree!  Special thanks to two of our resident SPA nurse parents, Erika Gorman and Jen Lugo, for administering the TB Assessments!  We had a total of 38 new parent volunteers (a notable increase from 23 last year).

If you were not able to make it, you can set up an appointment to be fingerprinted with Ernest Nichols and Associates here:

Ernest Nichols III
E.N. Associates
327 E Leland Rd Suite B
Pittsburg, CA 94565
P 925-427-0752, F 925-665-1434
Posted in eBlast, Sequoia, Volunteering, Welcome Back Jamboree

Shop Online with Believe Kids

I hope everyone has received their Believe Kids Fundraiser catalog.  This is one of the major fundraisers for SPA.  We receive 50% profit from all catalog orders and 40% from all online orders. All that money goes back to Sequoia to help fund different programs for our children!

I’ve created a quick FAQ with answers to questions about online shopping and how to get your “adopt-a-pet.”  There is also a link to our flyer that has more adopt-a-pet coupons on the bottom.  If you have any questions or problems, feel free to email Scot at scot@bluetabit.com.  Thank you for your support with this great fundraiser!

Believe Kids FAQs
Adopt-A-Pet Coupons
Order Form

Posted in Believe Kids, eBlast, Fundraising, Sequoia

Coffee with the Principal – 9/14 (Friday)

Tomorrow morning we have our first coffee with our NEW Principal, Mrs. Kawahara, in the MUR at 8:30. Hope to see you there!!

Posted in Sequoia

SPA Meeting Tonight!

Come join us tonight in the Library for our SPA meeting.

  • 6:30pm – Snacks and socializing
  • 7:00pm – Meeting begins

The agenda is available here.
Hope to see you there!

 

Posted in General, Sequoia, SPA

Sequoia STARs – Meet Sparkle & Shimmer

If you’re curious about the “STAR Bucks” your kids have been talking about and want to learn more about Sequoia’s new PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Support) program, check out the info page on the SPA website.  Don’t miss the introductory video, featuring “Shimmer” and “Sparkle,” our Sequoia STARs!

https://sequoiaparentsassociation.com/new-families/pbis

Posted in Community, eBlast, Sequoia