Beautification Day April 29th

This Sunday, April 29th, the Hope Center of Pleasant Hill will be providing volunteers to clean up and beautify our school.  If you would like to join them and help, please come by between 9:30am and noon.  Please bring brooms, shovels, rakes etc.  if you can.

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Last chance to dance!

Please join us on Friday, April 20th, for our family dance.  We still have space available and would love for you to join us.  The DJ will be spinning some amazing music, we’ll have delicious treats, and the photo booth will create memorable photos!

Today is the last day to buy tickets.  If you would like to attend please turn your money into the office by end of school today.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

Escape to Emerald City Dance

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SPA Board Nominations

Calling all Sequoia Families: We are looking for a few good women and men to volunteer on the 2018-19 SPA Board.  Nominations are now open!   We encourage everyone to submit the names of potential candidates.  Please check out your email for a link from ElectionBuddy.com. You can self-nominate or submit the name of someone you think would be a great addition to our association’s board.  The nomination deadline is April 20.
Questions about SPA Board – check out the website:
Questions about the Election Process and how to nominate a candidate:
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Last chance to dance!

Please join us on Friday, April 20th, for our family dance.  We still have space available and would love for you to join us.  The DJ will be spinning some amazing music, we’ll have delicious treats, and the photo booth will create memorable photos!

Please purchase tickets by clicking here.  Get yours quickly before they run out!  Please remember each attendee needs a ticket; parent(s) and child(ren) will each need one.

Please also see our Sign up:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C48A4AD2FA0F94-escape

Posted in eBlast, Family Dance

Volunteers needed for our dance

Our annual family dance, Escape to the Emerald City is fast approaching and we are in need of volunteers to help make this dance special for our families.  We’ve got the DJ and the photo booth now all we need are some yummy snacks.  Let’s make this a night no one will forget.  Please see the sign up below.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C48A4AD2FA0F94-escape

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Escape to Emerald City Dance

Please join us on Friday, April 20th, for our family dance.  We still have space available and would love for you to join us.  The DJ will be spinning some amazing music, we’ll have delicious treats, and the photo booth will create memorable photos!

Please purchase tickets by clicking here.  Flyers will be sent home this week as well.  Get yours quickly before they run out!  Please remember each attendee needs a ticket; parent(s) and child(ren) will each need one.

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One School, One Book Activity

Thank you again for participating in our One School, One Book program.  We have one last activity we mentioned a few weeks ago.  The author Sarah is very interested in how you felt about the book.  If you’d like to write her a letter about reading the book we’re asking you to submit your letters by April 16th.  We will be sending the letters to her and she will possibly reply to our letters.  Please drop your letters in the One Book envelope in the office.

Feel free to write how you felt about the book.  Likes, dislikes.  If you’d change anything.  Be sure to include your name and teacher.

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The winner is ………….

Thank you to all that participated in the One School, One Book Program.  We have collected all the completion certificates and mixed them up and picked a winner!

The winner is …….  Nicholas Austen

Congratulations Nicholas!

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Sequoia Staff Shines!

Sequoia staff members have been racking up the accolades recently! 

  • Tannaz Heaney (Kindergarten) was one of only five finalists for MDUSD Teacher of the Year.
  • Bev Joukoff (2nd Grade) was one of only six nominees for Pleasant Hill Educator of the Year.
  • Terri Nixon’s group, the MDUSD Garden Education Project, won the 7th Annual Green Community Award from the City of Pleasant Hill.

Here’s what the City had to say about the Garden team:

“Green Community Award: MDUSD Garden Education Program – The MDUSD (Farm 2 School) Garden Education project continues to expand a district-wide program that supports science and garden education while cultivating environmental stewardship. This collaborative project is currently in two Pleasant Hill elementary schools – Fair Oaks and Sequoia, with successful and replicable education programs in place that teach children about gardening and nutrition, emphasizing Next Generation Science Standards.”

Posted in Community, eBlast, General, Office

Last day to turn in certificates

Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your One School, One Book certificates.  We have a good collection of certificates all ready to be chosen tomorrow.  Be sure to get yours in by the end of school to be added to the basket.  Winner to be announced Thursday night.

Posted in One Book