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All-In-One Day is Tuesday, August 14th!
– 1 daytime session: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (must close at 12 pm; no     exceptions)
– 1 evening session: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

For more information: Click Here

For forms: AIOD 2018-2019 Packet

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 8/9/18




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KINDERGARTEN

Early friends

8:00 am – 11:35 am

Early friends’ recess

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Late friends

10:00 am – 1:55 pm

Late friends Weds ONLY

10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Late friends’ lunch/recess

11:35 am – 12:10 pm

1ST, 2ND and 3RD GRADES

8:15 am – 9:50 am

Instruction

9:50 am – 10:10 am

Recess

10:10 am – 11:45 am

Instruction

11:45 am – 12:20 pm

Lunch

12:20 pm – 1:30 pm

Instruction

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Recess

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

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4th and 5th GRADES

8:15 am – 10:15 am

Instruction

10:15 am – 10:35 am

Recess

10:35 am - 12:10 pm

Instruction

12:10 pm – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

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WEDNESDAY DISMISSAL   1st - 5th Grades 8:15 am – 1:45 pm

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 7/4/18




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The Office will close for the summer at 4pm on Friday, June 22nd and will re-open on Wednesday, August 1st.

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Posted by: Maggie Meme
Published: 6/19/18




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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 6/18/18




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Students must have all required immunizations completed before you get your teacher assignment at All-In One Day on August 14th!

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 6/16/18




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Sequoia Elementary

   5th Grade

Promotion 2018

"Hollywood"

Thursday,

June 7, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

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Refreshments to Follow

 

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 5/27/18




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Please reclaim you Lost & Found Items from the MUR by the end of school, June 1st. All remaining items will be donated to charity on June 2nd.

 

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 5/23/18




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Sat, 6/2  Spring Cleaning Fundraiser!   

 

Clean out your family’s closets and drop the clothes, shoes, purses, backpacks, etc.  off at our parking lot between 9 am and 11:30 am. The items will be weighed by a company called “Savers” and we will receive a check for our school!  

 

Wed, 6/6   Day on the Green    1-3 11:30 - 12:15

                                                  4-5 12:00 - 12:40

 

Thur, 6/7   Last Day of School, dismissal at 12 Noon

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 5/10/18




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When: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Time: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Where: Diablo Valley Bowl - Concord

 

For More Information Click HERE.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 4/20/18




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These forms are optional, and are for situations where the parent feels a particular learning environment would be most beneficial for their student.  The forms are due on May 1st.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 4/17/18




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Open House - May 22nd, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Day on the Green - June 6th, 11:30 am - 12:40 pm

Last day of School June 7th, Dismissal Time: 12:30 pm

 

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 4/17/18




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Sign up for the Sequoia Escape to the Emerald City Dance is on April 20th from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Sign up by April 17th at https://spa.schoolauction.net/2018gala/catalog/show/142

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 4/13/18




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Student and Chaperone paperwork for Westminster Woods comes home. Please start right a way!

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 4/8/18




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Jennifer Sachs‏ @JsachsMDUSD

PH Awards Night recognizes Educator of the Year nominees from Sequoia ES, Strandood, Valhalla, Pleasant Hill Middle, Sequoia Middle, and College Park!! Congrats winner Laima Haider from CPHS!

 

Pictured: Ms. Gascot, Mrs. Joukoff, Mrs. Meme and Mrs. Ortega from Sequoia Elementary.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/28/18




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One of our own recognized! Congratulations Tannez Heaney on being recognized as a MDUSD Teacher of the Year finalist!

 

Posted by Jennifer Sachs‏ @JsachsMDUSD:

 

Teachers of the Year recognized at MDUSD Board meeting tonight. Congrats E. Andrews (Bancroft), T. Heaney (Sequoia ES), and M. Elliott (Foothill), and finalists for CCC Teachers of Year- K. Perkins (Ygnacio Valley High) and R. Reid (Northgate High)

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/28/18




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Pleasant Hill's recognition for our MDUSD Garden Education program last night! Congratulations to Tamara Helfer and her fabulous team of garden educators: Terri Edwards-Nixon, Marian WoodardSheila Sidhu HillBeth Borchers, and Alice Burns, who do the real “dirt-y” work day in and day out. They are also very grateful to all of our community partners, and especially to our school principals and to Jennifer Sachs at MDUSD for supporting this program!

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/28/18




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https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/PleasantHill/HealthyHeroesSuperFunRun

 

 

 

Healthy Heroes Fun Run Super Raffle is on!

$5 for For a Chance to Win: Upward basketball, Safeway, Avid For Adventure, Bill's Ace Hardware, and many more...

$10 for a Chance to Win 1 Week Timeshare for Four/1 Bedroom.

 

For more information click HERE.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/28/18




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I have registered our classroom on DonorsChoose.org

See our latest class project “Flex-It Chrombooks for Flexible Learning” at https://www.donorschoose.org/monalisaricard

I have already recieved $50.00 in DonorsChoose.org gift cards from the San Jose Sharks that they handed out at their March 24th Game.

Thank you for any contributions you can make.

Woo hoo! Our project was fully funded by Ripple. Chromebooks will be here after Spring Break!

Sincerely,

Mrs. Ricard

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/24/18




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What to Enter

An original artwork on a single, horizontal 8.5-inch by 11-inch piece of paper. Challenge yourself to learn about our precious and limited water resources. We’re looking for entries that illustrate the importance of clean, reliable water service. Think about the water cycle, the many ways you use tap water in and around the home, and ways to use water efficiently. Then, turn your idea into art! Get ideas at Your Water.

 

For exact details click here. Entries will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, April 6.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/23/18




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This Friday 5th Graders from Sequoia Elementary will Preview Sequoia Middle School at 1:45 p.m., so no Band.

However, Advanced Orchestra will meet 12:45-1:30 on Friday, as they have their College Park Area Orchestra Concert on Mon., March 26th. Rehearsal starting at 6:00 p.m. Show starting at 7:00 p.m.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/20/18




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Please take advantage of the Spring See's Candies fundraiser for 5th grade Outdoor Ed. Orders are due Thurs., March 22nd. Candy will be delivered to the school on March 28th!

See 3rd - 5th Graders for details.

 

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/16/18




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The Online Auction is from March 2nd - March 11th at 8:00 PM.

New items being added. Click here to make a bid!

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/8/18




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Our Family Life Curriculum will start The week of May 14th through May 25th.  

For more information,  click HERE.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 3/5/18




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The Sequoia Elementary Emerald & Gold Ball is approaching quickly. Don't forget to join the fun!

 

For more information click here.

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 2/11/18




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Spring 2018 ACE registration will open on Saturday, February 10. . Regular registration will continue through 2/15. Starting on 2/16, there will be a $25 late registration fee.  Registration closes on 2/18.

To check out classes Click Here.

To register Click Here

Spring 2018 ACE Classes will begin the week of February 26.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 2/10/18




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The fair will be open to families at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday February 8. This is going to be an amazing event for the whole family. Thank you so much to those of you who have already signed up to help! If you are planning to attend the event, please consider signing up for Parent Patrol!

 

Poster boards are still available in the office for $5 cash. Please note that the poster label that will go on the back of your student’s poster will be distributed the day of the event, as they bring their posters to the MU.

 

Sequoia is looking forward to celebrating our future Scientists and Engineers!!!

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 2/4/18




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● Sequoia Multi-Use Room

● 6:30 pm - Arrive for warm-up

● 7:00 - Perform

● Clothes: White tops, black bottoms.

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 1/28/18




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2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration for accepted students will be held on Thursday, January 25th.  Packets will be available in the office beginning Thursday, January 18th.  PLEASE BE SURE YOUR KINDERGARTNER HAS BEEN REGISTERED USING THE ONLINE AIR REGISTRATION SYSTEM BEFORE JANUARY 25th.  If your kinder student has been previously enrolled in MDUSD because they attended TK, or received district services, such as Speech, you do not need to register them using the AIR Registration system.  Details about registering with AIR were sent in your notification letter.  If you have any questions, please contact our office.  

If you need a Physical Examination form for your Kindergarten student, it is available on the MDUSD website.

 

 

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 1/7/18




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Tuesday

8:30 - 9:15 Advanced Band (5th only) (only once this week)

9:15 - 10:00 Advanced Orchestra (5th only) (only once this week)

10:30 - 11:15 Violin / Cello (Beginning)

Thursday

10:40 - 11:20 Violin / Cello (Beginning)

11:20 - 12:00 Flute / Clarinet / Trumpet / Trombone (Beginning)

Friday

10:40 - 11:20 Flute / Clarinet (Beginning)

11:20 - 12:00 Trumpet / Trombone (Beginning)

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 12/10/17




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We will be selling Candy Grams during lunch recess and after school, Monday, Dec.18th-Thursday, Dec. 21st.  Any donations of full-sized candy canes and/or time will be greatly appreciated. For further information, please contact Becky Jordan

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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 12/10/17




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The Sequoia Elementary School STEM Fair is fast approaching! The Holiday Break is a great time to start working on your project. Project proposals will be due on Friday, January 26! If you wish to be considered for the District STEM Fair, please see the Mount Diablo School District Guidelines.

Look for a link to the online registration form and information pack in the coming Sequoia eBlast newsletters.
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Posted by: Mona Ricard
Published: 12/5/17