Author Archives: derekmims

Gala tickets make great gifts!

Still looking for the perfect stocking stuffer or last-minute gift? What could be better than socializing with your significant other or BFF and all your Sequoia friends at our annual Gala?!? It’s our biggest social event of the year, plus … Continue reading

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Dine-Out Fundraiser at Round Table Pizza – 12/6

Our next Dine-Out Fundraiser is coming up on Wednesday, December 6th, at Round Table Pizza on Oak Park Blvd in Pleasant Hill.  Stop by for lunch or dinner anytime from 11:30am – 9pm.  Be sure to bring a copy of … Continue reading

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Attention Sequoia Shoppers: Fall Vendor Boutique this Thursday!

Please join over 20 vendors this Thursday afternoon, Nov 2nd, in the Sequoia MUR for the Fall Vendor Boutique!  We’ll be open for business from 3-6:30pm, and our amazing vendors will be offering cookware, crafts, jewelry, wine & wine gifts, … Continue reading

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Donations for Wildfire Relief

Thank you to everyone who made donations to help the victims of the recent North Bay Fires.  We donated the clothes collected to Goodwill, and the money collected was donated to the Napa Valley Community Foundation ( and the Sonoma … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Outreach

Book Fair needs YOUR help!

Volunteers needed to make Book Fair happen! Continue reading

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Help win money for STEM at Sequoia!

SignUpGenius is giving away $5,000 in their Back-to-School Genius Tech Giveaway.  You can nominate Sequoia Elementary for a chance to win!  Just visit the website below, log-in with either Facebook or your email address, then click “Nominate a Favorite School” … Continue reading

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First SPA Meeting of the Year!

The Sequoia Parents Association (SPA) invites all parents and staff to join us for our first meeting of the school year on Thursday, Sept 14th, at 7pm in the school library. Sequoia Elementary’s parent & faculty club, SPA, is run … Continue reading

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Does Your Child Like to Sing?

Contra Costa Children’s Chorus, a non-profit community-based organization for boys and girls ages 6-17, now in its 34th year, is accepting new members for the Fall 2017 semester. Besides singing and performing music of all genres, they teach music theory … Continue reading

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ACE Registration is LIVE!

ACE registration is now live.  Please visit the SPA website to register:

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BTSN & Kinder Lottery

A couple reminders from Principal Gascot: Back to School Night is next Tuesday, August 29th. The schedule is as follows: Parents of students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades will meet in the cafeteria from 6:00-6:15pm, then go to their … Continue reading

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