Author Archives: derekmims

Morning Volunteers Needed

The revised Settled Start program seems to be working well so far in the mornings before school starts.  Please remember that there is no supervision on the playground until 8am.  The cafeteria is open for breakfast starting at 7:30am, but … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Office, Sequoia

Halloween Parade – UPDATE

The Halloween Parade is just around the corner!  Students are free to dress up in their costumes on October 31st (but please adhere to the costume guidelines).  Parents are invited to come watch as the kids participate in the annual … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Sequoia

Volunteer Registration Update

If you registered to be a volunteer at our Welcome Back Jamboree and were able to complete your fingerprinting and TB screening, you should have been cleared by the District by now.  If you have not heard anything about your … Continue reading

Posted in Art Appreciation, Book Fair, eBlast, Sequoia, Volunteering

Kindergarten 2019-2020 Lottery

Attention Parents: If you have a child who will start Kindergarten next year (for the 2019-2020 school year), you MUST submit your lottery application by November 14, 2018. Only children who will be 5 years old before September 1st, 2019, … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Office, Sequoia

Attention Fifth Grade Parents:

If you want your fifth grader to attend Sequoia Middle next year, you MUST complete an online transfer request through MDUSD’s website.  They highly recommend completing your request prior to November 9th.  If an online transfer request is not completed, … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Office, Sequoia

Red Ribbon Week

Each year we participate in the Red Ribbon Campaign in the month of October.  This year, Red Ribbon Week will be from October 22nd-26th.  Our focus during this time will be to help our students learn the value of making healthy … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Red Ribbon Week, Sequoia

News from the Sequoia Office

November 14th is the final day to sign up any/all 2019 Kindergarten students who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2019, for the 2019/20 Kindergarten Lottery.  The Sibling Priority list for the Lottery is only for 2019 Kindergarten … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, Office, Sequoia

School Picture Make-Up Day – 10/23

Tuesday, October 23, is School Photo Make-Up Day, and the 5th Grade Panoramic Photo will also be taken.

Posted in eBlast, General, Sequoia

School Photos Now Available to View & Order

The school photos taken on 9/11/18 are now available to view and order online! To view and order your students’ portraits, please go to the following website: Once you are on the webpage, select Sequoia Elementary 2018-2019 UC from … Continue reading

Posted in eBlast, General, School Photos, Sequoia

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