Author Archives: derekmims

Starbucks Store needs your help!

The school is looking for one or two parent volunteers to man the Starbucks Store!  This is an easy way to help out and can be done whenever people have time.  They are hoping to be able to have the … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, General, Sequoia, Volunteering

4th & 5th Grade Choir

Dear 4th and 5th Grade Students and Parents,   Rehearsals for students for our 4th-5th Grade Choir are on Wednesday mornings from 7:30-8:10am. This ensemble is open to ALL 4th-5th grade students on a volunteer basis.   The next concert … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Music, Sequoia

Holiday Outreach / Donation Drive

As most of you have heard, this year we have been unable to coordinate with the District to support the Adopt-a-Family program as we have in the past. However, we still want to encourage members of our Sequoia Community to … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Sequoia, Volunteering

Thanks for shopping at the Vendor Boutique!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Fall Vendor Boutique last week to do some holiday shopping and support SPA, fellow parents, and other local businesses!  Despite the rain, we had a good turnout and raised almost $600 for … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Sequoia, Vendor Boutique

Donation Drive for Wildfire Victims

California’s deadliest wildfire on record broke out in the small community of Paradise, CA, on November 8th. The entire town of 27,000 was evacuated and displaced. Neighboring towns of Magalia, Concow, Chico, and Pulga were also affected. Over 8,000 homes … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Sequoia

SPA Meeting this Thursday 11/29

Quick reminder that the SPA meeting originally scheduled for 11/15 was postponed; it will be held THIS Thursday, 11/29, at 7pm in the school Library.  We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your families, and look forward to seeing … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Sequoia

Attention Sequoia Shoppers: Fall Vendor Boutique this Thursday!

Please join over 15 vendors this Thursday afternoon, Nov 29th, in the Sequoia MUR for the Fall Vendor Boutique!  We’ll be open to the public from 3-6:30pm, but Sequoia parents can enjoy early access starting at 2pm (as long as … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Fundraising, Sequoia, SPA Biz, Vendor Boutique

Thanksgiving Feasts Rescheduled

The Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast has been rescheduled for Wednesday, 11/28.  All Kinders will be early friends that day and will have class from 8-11:35am. The Third Grade Heritage Feast has been rescheduled for Friday, 11/30. Please contact your teachers with … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Sequoia

Outdoor Ed Update

We are off to a great start, with around 25% of the needed funds already raised, mostly from parent donations, but also thanks to School Fundraisers such as Candy Leis, Emergency Kits, and Water Sales. To raise all of the … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Outdoor Education, Sequoia

Teacher Conference Schedule (early dismissal) for December 10-21

The school office has posted the early dismissal conference schedule for the last two weeks of school before the winter break (Dec 10-21, 2018).  Please check the schedule and make any necessary arrangements for pick up, child care, etc.  Classroom … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Office, Sequoia