Sequoia Middle School TGIF
Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Calendar of Upcoming Dates
Progress Reports Mailed Home - September 29th
Disney Day - Wednesday, October 4th
Sequoia Spirit Day - Friday, October 6th
Tea with Honey - Friday, October 6th 8 am - 9 am
Quarter 1 End - Friday, October 20th
Picture Day Make-Up - Friday, October 20th
Report Cards to Students - Friday, October 27th
Early Release Day - Friday, October 27th
Celebrate Sequoia - Saturday, November 4th
Celebrate Sequoia Auction:
The excitement is building for Sequoia Middle School’s “Sock Hop” dinner, dance & auction – Saturday, November 4th, 2017 — at the Concord Hilton. Are you ready?
- Have you bought your tickets? Go to Eventbrite.com to buy them NOW! Search "“Celebrate Sequoia Auction”.
- Can you help us with donation acquisition? Here is the DONATION FORM:2017 Donation Form JC_form.
- Do you have something that you’d like to RE-GIFT? Fill out a donation form (print out form above) & drop off your donation and form in the office.
- Are you a baker and can donate a cake, cookies, pie etc.? Email Jen Knuckles at email@example.com
This year’s theme is the Fabulous 50’s Sock Hop – all guests are invited to dress in 50’s themed attire, so dust off your dancing shoes, leather jackets and your poodle skirts and get ready to party with a purpose!
We would like to give a big SHOUT OUT!!! To both Sequoia soccer teams for starting this season 2-0. B Team is killing the competition with blowout wins, while A Team had an exciting come from behind victory yesterday with a 5-3 win!!Next and final Home game is this Monday, October 2nd against Foothill Middle. Go Sequoia Giants!
Picture Day Make-ups
Picture day make ups will be held October 20th. Please mark your calendars!
Are you looking for the satisfaction that comes with helping someone new? Have you ever wanted to help your 6th and 7th grade peers do better but weren’t sure how? Apply to become a Peer Tutor and feel what it’s like to give back! Benefits of becoming a Peer Tutor include: CJSF points, an invitation to the Peer-Tutor lunch party and an official certificate of participation. Pick up an application on the B-side of the office and ask Mr. CK for further details!
CJSF is having a food drive as one of our service projects. We are having our food drive from September 25th to October 19th. Food will be collected in period 5 classes and the Period 5 class with the most items will win a party. Food will be given to the families we adopt and to the Contra Costa Food Bank. Flyers will be posted in their classroom to give students ideas of what to bring. Start right away bringing food to your fifth period class. If you have any questions. Please see Mrs. Montoya.
Pick-Up and Drop-Off:
We know that Drop-Off and Pick-Up at Sequoia can be difficult. During drop-off and pick-up please make sure to pick students up in the designated Yellow areas on the sides of the Sequoia Parking lot.
Please be considerate of our neighbors on both Campbell and Mosio Lane. Campbell Lane is a private road and not open for Sequoia pick-up. Mosio Lane is a narrow street behind the school, and families are recommended to pick-up across the street at the Senior Center parking lot.
Please help keep our kids safe!
Message from the Principal
Transfer Policy for 2018-2018 School Year:
8th grade parents, if you are looking to transfer within the Mount Diablo Unified School District for next school year, take a look at the link below. The transfer window is open from October 19th - November 17th. All transfers must be completed online.
IB at YVHS
Click below for information on Ygnacio Valley High School's International Baccalaureate (IB) program.
Community Speaker Series:
Mark your calendars for Simone Marean's talk on"Raising Resilient Girls". Hosted at Pleasant Hill MIddle School on November 8th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. See flyer below for more details.
We are looking for on additional Site Council member for the the 2017-2018 school year. Terms are for two years and meeting are held every other month. Please contact Mr. Honey - firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested or want to learn more about serving on Site Council.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any concerns or questions: Honeyk@mdusd.org