Distance Learning 3.26.2021


Please take time to read through these important details regarding the Reopening of our SMS campus in the Hybrid Learning Model.

Volunteer Sign-up- A few more hands needed!

Special Edition-Starting at 1:40 minutes into the Bulletin- Important details from Ms. Lung and Mrs. Keck

Watch the video below with your child for details about next week's new schedule...
Bulletin for March 26th


MDUSD is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all students, staff, and families. In order to provide a safe and respectful learning environment, we request that all MDUSD students, staff, and families pledge to follow the guidelines outlined below. We are collectively responsible for the common good of our local community and the greater world. More information is available in Mt. Diablo’s Re-Connect Safely, Reconnect Strong Plan.

MDUSD se compromete a proporcionar un entorno seguro, inclusivo y acogedor para todos los estudiantes, el personal y las familias. Para proporcionar un entorno de aprendizaje seguro y respetuoso, solicitamos que todos los estudiantes, el personal y las familias del MDUSD se comprometan a seguir las pautas que se describen a continuación. Somos colectivamente responsables del bien común de nuestra comunidad local y del mundo en general. Más información está disponible en Mt. Re-Connect Safely, Reconnect Strong Plan de Diablo.

Please complete this form PRIOR to the first day of in-person learning.

Mandatory Parent Compact needed for In Person Learning (Hybrid) Click here!


Chipotle is contributing $612.61 cash to Sequoia Middle School Parent Faculty Club.

We really appreciate the support you provide our school. On behalf of every SMS student and staff member-


Stay Tuned, our next Dine and Donate is on April 20th at Panda Express in Pleasant Hill.

Check out our Sequoia Spotlight And blog from Mrs. Still's Digital Journalism class

Out and about on campus...

Reconnect Safely, Return Strong

MDUSD Safe Reopening Plan following Public Health Guidelines

Sequoia Middle School Reopening Preparedness Photos

Click here for a Summary of what is happening on Campus to prepare for our students’ return.


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Behaviorist Website for Parental Support

The MDUSD Behaviorists have developed a website for parents and staff looking for resources and help with behavioral support. Please share this information with your parent and staff community, highlighting the options for direct, interactive contact with a behaviorist for parent support, found on the "Contact Us" page. The full website can be found here:

Virtual Family & Community Engagement (FACE) Live Webinar on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Please join this panel of local adult and youth experts (CourAGE) discussing the impact of alcohol, cannabis, and prescription drugs on young people in our communities from 5:30-6:30 PM, Optional Q&A from 6:30-7:00 PM. There is no cost to attend, although pre-registration is required.

Audience: Parents/guardians and other adults and family are welcome. These events are provided in English, with simultaneous interpretation in Spanish.

View the March FACE webinar flyer (pdf)
“Ask the CBO”Video Archive- click here!

You may submit questions regarding budgeting processes and CA school finance to Lisa Gonzales Chief Business Officer, MDUSD

Coffee with Keck Video Archive

Come join us virtually to discuss all things SMS! Meetings are recorded to allow all of our learning community to stay up-to-date on Sequoia Middle happenings- Make it a great day Sequoia!

Letter from our Superintendent Dr. Clark- 3-26-2021

Good Morning MDUSD Community,

We're making some real progress. In today's Friday Letter, look for a statement about next school year, a Teacher of the Year announcement, a mental health webinar promotion, and our weekly operations report.

Have a great weekend,

Austin Breidenthal

Public Information and Community Relations Officer (PIO)

Translation Services

Bertha Sandoval, our Noon Supervisor, will be supporting us in translating and reaching out to Spanish-speaking families Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 10:30AM. Her extension is 5619.

Upcoming Dates...

March 29- New DL/Hybrid schedule begins- welcome Hybrid Students to campus

March30th@ 3:05- --->Site Council Meeting Rescheduled for April 20th at 3:30.

April 2nd-Cesar Chavez Day-School Closed

April 5th-9th- School Closed for Spring Break

April 12th- Classes resume at 8:30 am

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at