Sequoia Family Dance

Reminder that this Friday is the Famous Sequoia Family Derby Dance 6:30-9pm.
Dance the night away with friends & great music. Be sure to take photos with your besties at the photo booth!!  It will surely be a night to remember!
If you don’t have your tickets yet, don’t worry! You can still purchase for only $10 each!
Also, we are looking for volunteers to help with set up & take down.
Please click here to sign up to help:
Thanks and looking forward to a fun night!!
Posted in eBlast, Family Dance, General, Sequoia

Sequoia Family Dance

Reminder that this Friday is the Famous Sequoia Family Derby Dance 6:30-9pm.
Dance the night away with friends & great music. Be sure to take photos with your besties at the photo booth!!  It will surely be a night to remember!
If you don’t have your tickets yet, don’t worry! You can still purchase for only $10 each!
Also, we are looking for volunteers to help with set up & take down.
Please click here to sign up to help:
Thanks and looking forward to a fun night!!
Posted in eBlast, Family Dance, General, Sequoia

Dine Out at Chipotle TONIGHT

Reminder: Dine-Out Fundraiser for Outdoor Ed is going on NOW (4-8pm)!

Save some time tonight and pick up some tasty Mexican eats from Chipotle Mexican Grill in Pleasant Hill; show this flyer (or just mention the cause) and they will donate to Sequoia!

Chipotle OE fundraiser April 2019.jpeg

Posted in Fundraising, Outdoor Education, Sequoia

Sequoia Family Dance

Reminder that this Friday is the Famous Sequoia Family Derby Dance 6:30-9pm.
Dance the night away with friends & great music. Be sure to take photos with your besties at the photo booth!!  It will surely be a night to remember!
If you don’t have your tickets yet, don’t worry! You can still purchase for only $10 each!
Also, we are looking for volunteers to help with set up & take down.
Please click here to sign up to help:
Thanks and looking forward to a fun night!!
Posted in eBlast, Family Dance, General, Sequoia

Upcoming Dine-Out Fundraiser

Please save the date for our next Dine-Out fundraiser supporting Outdoor Ed!
 
Tuesday, April 9, from 4-8pm at the Chipotle in downtown Pleasant Hill. Good for take-out as well as dine-in (but NOT online orders). Please spread the word to family, friends, and neighbors! Thank you!
Posted in eBlast, Fundraising, Outdoor Education, Sequoia

Fifth Grade Promotion

The Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony and Reception will be held on Wednesday, June 5th (the last day of school) at 9AM in the MUR.  Planning is underway for this fantastic send-off for our 5th graders; if you can help with decorations, refreshments, or other aspects of this event, please contact Alison Chandler.

We are requesting a $10 donation from each student to help cover event expenses.  Donations can be made in cash or by checks payable to SPA (please put “5th Grade Promo” in memo). Each class’s room parents will collect them. Please send in your $10 donations by Friday, March 22, 2019.  Thank you!

We are planning to have a slide show at the promotion ceremony, and we need YOUR pictures!  Please use the Dropbox link below to upload your pictures. No login necessary. We request that you share several photos from grades K through 5th. Group photos are encouraged, and please also share one family photo per student. We’ll do our best to include as many of your images as possible.

https://www.dropbox.com/request/CJlFTtbqJl4sqoX7eFnV

Please complete your photo submissions by Friday, March 29th. If you have any trouble using Dropbox, please use this link (help.dropbox.com) for help or email snowrider72@gmail.com with any questions.

Posted in 5th Grade Promotion, eBlast, Sequoia

Do you like to have fun?

Well, we have just the thing for you!! Come join our Gala Team! We’ve already started planning for next year’s gala, and we’d love to have you on our team. There are lots of different jobs, big and small, so there’s something for everyone!

We just finished our amazing 14th annual gala, “A Night at the Derby,” and you’re probably thinking “Wow, planning the next one already?”  The answer is “YES, we are!”  Planning Sequoia’s largest fundraiser of the school year takes time and a lot of helping hands, and we can’t wait for the next one! Please consider joining us. If you’d like to help, please email sequoiagala@gmail.com with your name, email address, and phone number.  Trust me, you will have a blast helping make our next Gala amazing!!!

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One School, One Book program

This year’s “One School, One Book” program is underway!  We are reading “The Chocolate Touch” this year.  If your child has not received  the book and materials, please contact your child’s teacher.  We hope you enjoy reading the book together and discussing it; remember to turn in your weekly certificates for a chance to win the weekly prizes!

As we start week 2 of our program, we are hoping that you are enjoying your time reading.  We’ve heard the book is bringing up great topics; please let us know if you would like to share any talking points or discussions that you have had with your family.  Visit our web page for more info about the program, discussion questions & a review quiz, and weekly completion coupons:

One School, One Book 2019 materials

Posted in eBlast, One Book, Sequoia

Gala Pictures

Check out some amazing photos from our “Night at the Derby” gala, courtesy of Sequoia dad Eric Beaubien!  Just “Like” and “Follow” the Gala Facebook page to see the pics, share your comments, and be sure to hear about all things Gala!

www.facebook.com/pg/sequoiagala/

The photos are also available on Eric’s website for download:
www.ericbeaubienphotography.com

Posted in Auction, eBlast, Gala, 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 found at the MDUSD website and on our school website.  The window to complete the survey closes on March 31st.  Thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts with us!

Note there are different survey links for each school; you can go directly to the survey for Sequoia Elementary here:  https://surveys.wested.org/csps/PD976TY

 

Posted in Community, eBlast, General, Sequoia