SPELL-A-THON $$ DUE TODAY, 2/14!

Don’t forget that all Spell-a-Thon $$ is due today, Thursday, 2/14/19.  While we will still take pledges/donations after tomorrow, the money will not count towards classroom and individual competition prizes.  Check is preferred, payable to “SPA,” and all donations are tax deductible.  If your child lost their Spell-a-Thon envelope, no problem!  We will take pledges in any type of envelope; just be sure to include your child’s name, teacher’s name, and grade.  Thank you for supporting the 2019 Spell-a-Thon!

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Final Libation Donation Station Today

Do you have the perfect bottle of wine or liquor laying around that needs to be donated? Or did you buy a case too much at your last visit to Safeway? Let us help you out! We will be having our final Libation Donation Station today, Thursday 2/14, before and after school. We will be located on the sidewalk by the gravel walkway at the Kinder playground and in the back of the school on Theo Lane.

We are looking for beverages to pair with desserts at the Gala, as well as bottles for the Wine Toss and other game prizes. Please donate if you can!

Posted in Auction, eBlast, Gala, Sequoia

Online Auction goes live this Saturday!

We are just a few days away from our Online Auction starting.  Get ready for all the excitement as you bid on classroom treasures, teacher experiences, fantastic products and services, sign-up parties, and more!  Please find some helpful information below.

  1. Click on the Online Auction link: http://spa.schoolauction.net/2019gala.  You can do this now to start previewing items; the auction will actually go live at 12pm (noon) on Saturday 2/16.
  2. Once on the website, register your personal information and credit card.  This is how you ensure you will can actually win the items you bid on.  Also, if you are attending the Gala, you will save time at check in (and check out) by completing this step now.
  3. Next, start bidding on anything that appeals to you on the Online Auction.  See something that might appeal to a friend or family member?  Feel free to forward the link, so that they can participate in our online auction as well!  Also look for some amazing classroom treasures, sign-up parties, and Teacher Experiences.
  4. Be sure to purchase a Reserved Table for you and your friends if you would like to sit together at the event.  New this year, the tables seat 8 guests each, and reserved tables are $50 each.
  5. VIP Tables will be limited, so make sure to buy one early if you don’t want to miss out.  VIP Tables will include 2 bottles of wine, a gift for each person at the table, plus express checkout.  VIP Tables are $125 each.
  6. We will have special tables at the Gala for our teachers and staff, and for Kindergarten parents.  All other seating will be assigned by the Gala committee (for anyone not part of a Reserved or VIP table).
  7. Make sure you follow our Gala Page on Facebook.  It will contain important information to keep you updated before and after the Gala.  We will also post pictures from the event there.

We are looking forward to another successful Online Auction and can’t wait to see many of you at the Gala!

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2019 Gala Portraits – Tuesday 2/19

The 2019 Gala Student Portraits will be taken on Tuesday, Feb 19th.

Begin or continue the tradition of annual portraits of your child that you will cherish forever by taking advantage of our unique fundraising portrait promotion.

Photos are beautifully packaged 5″ x 5″ black and white prints, available the night of the Gala for a donation. Portrait proceeds benefit SPA!

*Please note that portraits will only be taken of students who’s parents purchased tickets to the Gala.

Questions? Contact sequoiagala@gmail.com

 

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Online Auction Coming Soon

Mark your calendars… the 2019 online auction will be going live Saturday, 2/16, at 12pm.  Don’t miss out on some amazing items.  Link and details to follow as the date gets closer.

 

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Gala Portraits Cancelled for 2/12

Please note that Gala portraits have been cancelled for tomorrow 2/12.  We will let you know once we have a new date. 

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Sorrento Take Out Fundraiser – February

Thank you to Sorrento Walnut Creek (in Countrywood Shopping Center) for generously donating 10 pizzas for our STEM Fair.  For the final 3 Thursdays in February (2/14, 2/21, 2/28) they are offering a Take Out fundraiser for Sequoia Elementary School.  Order to go (does NOT apply to dine-in), and 30% of your bill will be donated to SPA.  Check out their menu below, and don’t forget to like them on FB and IG!

http://www.sorrentowalnutcreek.com/

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2019 Gala Portraits Tomorrow

The 2019 Gala Student Portraits will be taken TOMORROW, Tuesday, Feb 12th.

Begin or continue the tradition of annual portraits of your child that you will cherish forever by taking advantage of our unique fundraising portrait promotion.

Photos are beautifully packaged 5″ x 5″ black and white prints, available the night of the Gala for a donation. Portrait proceeds benefit SPA!

*Please note that portraits will only be taken of students who’s parents purchased tickets to the Gala.

Questions? Contact sequoiagala@gmail.com

 

Posted in Auction, eBlast, Gala, Sequoia

Spring 2019 ACE Registration

ACE Class info is now available, and online registration will open at 11am Monday morning, February 11th.  Please visit our ACE Classes web page for all the details!

For a quick reference for all our ACE classes, check out the ACE Classes At-a-Glance document.

ACE classes will begin the week of February 25 and run through mid-May.  If you have any questions, please contact our ACE Chair at sequoiaace@gmail.com.

 

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Don’t Forget!!

There are just 20 days until our 14th Annual Sequoia Gala, “A Night at the Derby.”  We are looking forward to a fun evening with our Sequoia parents.  We have rooms blocked off at the hotel for those that want to stay the night.  Please contact the Crowne Plaza at 1-877-270-1393.  Please reference Sequoia Elementary Auction Gala when booking your room.  The rate we have blocked is $120+tax.

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