Author Archives: derekmims

Thank You, Community Service Day Volunteers!!

A HUGE “thank you” to all the volunteers who helped beautify our school campus this past Saturday! We weeded, trimmed, replanted, cleared, organized, drilled, cleaned, swept, composted, shoveled, recycled, and more! In total, over 100 adults and kids volunteered some … Continue reading

Posted in Beautification, Community, Community Service Day, eBlast

Pick-Up Reminder from School Staff

Sequoia Parents: Do you pick your student(s) up at the back gate after school?  It is important that students are picked up on time, as this is an unsupervised area. Please remind your student(s) that they should never be alone … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, General

School Photos are Here!

School photos may now be viewed and ordered online. Go to and click on Previous Year Photos, then type in Sequoia and find the pictures for this year (2019-20). You will need your child’s MDUSD Student ID (7-digit number) … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, School Photos

Boosterthon Fun Run is Coming Soon!

Sequoia Parents and Families: In just two weeks, we’ll be kicking off our Sequoia Wild West Fun Run program! We’re partnering with the fundraising experts at Boosterthon to power this event, making our fundraising easier, more profitable, and more fun! … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Run, Fundraising

Community Service Day is THIS SATURDAY!

Please plan to join us for this fun morning of community service as we spruce up our school campus! Head over to the Pleasant Hill Park starting at 7:30am for a free pancake breakfast and to pick up your free … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Community Service Day, Volunteering

Box Tops Update

Be sure to download the Box Tops app to your smartphone!  Once you create a login, select our school, and then you can scan your grocery receipts and our school will get credit for your Box Tops automatically!  Thanks for … Continue reading

Posted in Box Tops, eBlast, Fundraising

Support Sequoia as a Sports Basement Basementeer!

Sign up for the Sports Basement Basementeer Program today for just $25! As a member of the program, you receive 10% off your purchases PLUS 10% of the profits get donated back to Sequoia! Our Sequoia Community earned over $400 … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Fundraising

Calling all 2020-21 Kindergarten siblings!

Calling all 2020-21 Kindergarten siblings! All siblings of current Sequoia Elementary students who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2020, must be registered for the Kindergarten Lottery by NOVEMBER 20th!! Siblings of currently-enrolled Sequoia Elementary students who will … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, General, Office, Sequoia

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