This year, the 6th grade students will attend Sly Park April
27th-May 1st, 2020. They will have two fundraising opportunities,
including selling items from Boon Supply in the fall and Double
Good Popcorn in the spring. Students are also encouraged to ask
for donations from families, friends, churches, neighbors,
etc. The total cost of the trip is $235. Please contact Mrs. Axup
and Mrs. White-Andrews with any questions.
Open enrollment is an opportunity for SCUSD students to apply for
an elementary or middle school that is different from their
Open enrollment placements are based on space availability for
the next school year. Parents or guardians must complete an
application in order for their children to attend the “school of
Application can be done online February 6th through February 20th
at www.scusd.edu, by following the Open Enrollment Link.
Kindergarten registration for the 2018/2019 school year begins
Tuesday, January 16th. Students registering must be 5 by
September 1, 2018. Registration will be accepted at the
Sacramento City Unified School District Enrollment Center. The
Enrollment Center is located at 5601 47thAve, Sacramento, 95824.
The number for the Enrollment center is 643-2400, if you have any
Parent Teacher conferences are Thursday, November
9th through Friday, November 17th, and
Friday, December 1st.
During Parent Teacher Conferences we have early dismissal for the
First through Sixth Grades. School will get out at 1:10pm for 1st
through 3rd grades, and 1:19pm for 4th through 6th grades.
Lunch will be served after dismissal, so send your student with a
small healthy snack (no drinks or sweets). Kindergarten
hours remain the same.
If you’re interested in volunteering in the classroom, at a
school-sponsored event, or classroom field trip, please submit a
volunteer form at the beginning of the school year so you maybe
cleared with our safety and security department for volunteering.
Adults who would like to volunteer unsupervised to be
fingerprinted. Adults who will be in the company of classroom
teachers need to fill out the sex offender clearance form before
volunteering. All volunteers must provide a recent TB test or
chest x-ray forms/card indicating any negative results.
Breakfast and lunch are served to daily in the cafeteria.
Breakfast is provided to all students for free. Lunch
applications are collected at the beginning of each school year
and can be filled out online at www.scusd.edu/applyformeals.com.
Lunch fees will start the first day of school. If your child is
required to pay for meals, you must send the cash daily or pay in
advance with cash, check, or online at ezschoolpay.com.
We want to provide the most organized environment possible for
our students; the staff at Sequoia wants to remind our community
of the dismissal routine. All teachers will be walking their
classes to the gates and dismissing their students on Rosemont
Drive. Families, babysitters, and siblings can pick up their
students from the fence. Please be respectful of this policy and
support our staff by parking on the street and meeting your child
at the fence. In addition, do not jaywalk, students MUST
use the crosswalk.
We need your help keeping students dressed appropriately. Please
know that we may call you if your child is dressed
inappropriately. He or she may not be allowed to play if they are
breaking the dress code rules and if we cannot get a hold of you.
No open-toed or backless shoes
No tank tops/exposed shoulders (shirts can be sleeveless, but
must be a minimum of three adult-fingers wide)
No shorts or skirts that are not mid-thigh or lower.
No low cut tops or tops/bottoms that show
It sounds a little crazy, but we are already thinking about next
We sent home a paper called “Intent to Return,” last week. We are
trying to get the closest estimate of how many students we will
have in order to place them in the appropriate classes for next
If you need to enroll your kindergartener, please go to the
Enrollment Center at 5601 47th Avenue. Their phone number is
Sequoia PTA and Sequoia Star Families want to say “Thank You for
all that you do” to the Sequoia Staff and provide a delicious
lunch for all!
If you or your child(ren) would like to express your appreciation
for any teachers, some suggestions include writing a nice note
telling him/her why they are appreciated, giving a thank you
card, verbal recognition, or a small plant.
Every day should be Appreciation Day, but sometimes we just need
a reminder on the calendar!
Coach F will lead the track team for 3rd 6th grade students.
There will be a short informational meeting after school on
Tuesday, April 18th, and then practices will start the next week
from 3:15 to 4:15pm.
There are behavior and academic expectations that come with
representing Sequoia at the meets.
All interested students must bring a signed note from their
parents giving them permission to participate in the track and
field program. The note must include:
Our PTA is sponsoring a kickoff to spring break on April 7th from
6:30 – 9:00pm. The dance is free, there will be snacks, glow
sticks, and drinks available for purchase. Come dressed in your
best neon and glow where.
A permission slip must be turned in the night of the event and it
must be signed by a parent. Students were not following school
rules, will be asked to leave.
All students will be taking the statewide tests called SBAC
between mid April and the end of May. Each class has testing for
4-6 days, for a couple of hours each day. Your child’s teacher
can share when his/her class will have their specific testing
days. Tests (with the exception of fifth grade science) are given
on a computer.
Please do your best to help your child get enough sleep and eat
breakfast each day, especially during testing.
From March 17th through March 24th, we will have minimum
days. Grades 1-3 get out at 1:22 and 4-6 get out at 1:30.
Kindergarten remains the same. Mrs. Durbin’s
kindergarteners will come early at 9:00 and leave at
12:20 for those 6 days.
Sequoia has a new after school program for 1st-6th graders. ASES
will starting the 1st week in November and runs every day from
3:07pm-6pm. Students are required to attend daily, until 6pm. For
more information or flyer, please contact the office or