Author Archives: derekmims

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Box Tops, eBlast, Fundraising, Sequoia

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Sequoia

SPA Meeting this Thursday, 9/13

All parents and staff members are encouraged to join us for our second SPA meeting of the year, this Thursday, 9/13.  Come to the library at 6:30pm for snacks and socializing, then the meeting will begin at 7pm.  See you … Continue reading

Posted in General, Sequoia, SPA

We’ve got SPIRIT! How ’bout YOU?

Did you miss your chance to buy spirit wear at All-in-One Day? Well, we have some great news!  You can conveniently order spirit wear and accessories directly from the SPA website.  Just click on the Store tab and shop for … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Sequoia, Spirit Wear

Google Groups and Class Emails

Some parents have had difficulty accepting the invitation to their child(ren)’s class email list via Google Groups.  Everyone should have received an invitation to join the group for your child’s class. Apparently, there is a problem when you try to … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, General, Sequoia

School Cafeteria – September Menu

We want to make sure everyone has the correct lunch menu for this month.  Check it out here: Sequoia Elem Lunch Menu – Sept 2018 Also, please remember that MDUSD is no longer using the website “My School Bucks” for … Continue reading

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Last day to Order Emergency Kits is tomorrow (8/30)

$20 Emergency Kits (nut-free) Pre-packaged, delivered, done. Personal note/photo option available. Order online today! ( Order Deadline: Aug 30th Complete online order form Make checks payable to “Sequoia Elementary” Place form and check in labeled envelope and drop off at … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Preparedness, Outdoor Education, Sequoia

School Picture Day

Picture Day is coming up on September 11th.  We have a new vendor this year, Creative Imaging.  Here is the live link so parents can pre-order photos:

Posted in eBlast, General, Sequoia

Want to work at Sequoia?

Sequoia Elementary has an open position for a Special Education Assistant (SEA), working with our Resource Instructor, Mrs. Sandy Fogg, in Room 18.  Mrs. Fogg and the SEA work with small groups of students needing support in all subjects.  On … Continue reading

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Sequoia Elementary Principal Search Update

I realized over the last week that the District has not shared much information with parents about our principal situation.  Our interim principal is Ms. Bernie Yeghoian, who is filling in while the District goes through the interview and hiring … Continue reading

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