Author Archives: derekmims

Community Service Day Food Drive

Community Service Day Food Drive The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is sponsoring a food drive on Community Service Day, Saturday, Sept. 28.  Drop off food donations at Pleasant Hill Park! Most-Needed Foods When thinking about what food … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Community Service Day, eBlast

Plan Ahead – Halloween Info

Attention parents: a few people have already been asking about Halloween, so here is some important information: All Kinders are Early Friends on 10/31, so will need to be at school by 8am and will be dismissed at 11:35am. The … Continue reading

Posted in Book Fair, Bowling, eBlast, General, Movie Night

Planning meeting on 9/18 for Mrs. Joukoff’s Retirement Party

Mrs. Joukoff’s Retirement Party – Planning meeting Wednesday, Sept 18    ~    8:30am to 9am   ~   MUR All ideas and input welcome! Mrs. Joukoff’s Retirement Party will be held on Tuesday, November 19th at 3:15pm, and it will be open to … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, General, Teacher Appreciation

Community Service Day is Sept 28!

Each September, the City of Pleasant Hill schedules a Community Service Day.  For the past few years, Sequoia Elementary has been designated as one of the project sites, where volunteers can sign up to come work.  The event normally runs … Continue reading

Posted in Beautification, Community Service Day, eBlast

Picture Day is Sept 10!

All students will be photographed on Tuesday, September 10th. To pre-order a picture package, click here: If you are not pre-ordering a picture package, you DO NOT need to sign up in advance on the website. You will be … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, School Photos

Volunteers Needed for Jamboree!

We could still use some more parent volunteers to help with the cake walk, campus cleanup, and other jobs at our Welcome Back Jamboree this Friday evening; please visit and see how you can help!

Posted in Volunteering, Welcome Back Jamboree

IB Update

From Mrs. Kawahara… The IB Learner Profile of the Month for September is “Risk Taker.” We are encouraging students to be risk takers in their learning: share their thinking, challenge themselves with a more difficult problem, read a book that … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, International Baccalaureate (IB)

ACE Class Registration is Live!

Just a reminder that regular registration for our Fall ACE Classes began on 8/23 and runs through 8/31. Late registration is available from 9/1-9/3, but a late fee of $25 will be assessed. Visit our ACE Classes page on the … Continue reading

Posted in ACE, eBlast

Teacher/Staff Appreciation: Back-to-School Lunch

Some of our amazing parent volunteers provided a special lunch for our teachers and staff the day before school started! Special thanks to Stephany Feil, McKinsey Fish, Shannel Glaspy, and Danielle Schnitzer!

Posted in eBlast, Teacher Appreciation

ACE Class Registration Begins Tomorrow (8/23)!

Just a reminder that registration for our Fall ACE Classes begins tomorrow 8/23, at 11am. Visit our ACE Classes page on the SPA website for all the information and our “At-a-Glance” document listing all available classes. After 11am, visit the … Continue reading

Posted in ACE