Category Archives: Community

4th of July 5k Family Run – Benefit Sequoia

The 15th Annual Pleasant Hill Firecracker 5K Run & Walk and Kids 100-Yard Dash is a fantastic way to start the July 4th holiday! Benefiting Pleasant Hill schools, the run has raised over $160,000 and continues to grow each year. … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Fundraising, Sequoia

It Takes a Village

Happy Summer!!! Sequoia Families,  can you help Mara and her family?  Mara is a dedicated Sequoia mom, former SPA Board member, and past Chair of our annual Gala.  Her daughter, Alyssa is in 5th grade, and her son Eli is … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Outreach, Sequoia

CA Healthy Kids Climate Survey

From Principal Kawahara: The California Healthy Kids Survey provides data around the whole child and the school experience and is used by the District to drive priorities.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey.  The link can be … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, General, 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

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

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

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

Posted in Community, eBlast, General, Sequoia

School Traffic & Pedestrian Safety

A great flyer came out from the District this week about School Traffic & Pedestrian Safety; please review it with your children, plus any other family members or caregivers who drop off or pick up at school. In addition, please … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Sequoia

Follow Sequoia on Facebook

If you haven’t already, please “Like” and “Follow” Sequoia on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/SequoiaElemPleasantHillCA You’ll also find links to all the individual grade-level Facebook pages there; just look in the Notes section of the main Sequoia page. Please be sure to sign … Continue reading

Posted in Community, eBlast, Sequoia

Campus Clean Up Day – Sat, Sept 22nd

Saturday, Sept 22nd, is Pleasant Hill’s 14th Annual Community Service Day.   Campus Clean Up at Sequoia Elementary is one of the registered projects.   From 9am-noon, volunteers will be sweeping, weeding, picking up trash, and planting new plants.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Beautification, Community, Community Service Day, eBlast, Sequoia