The Sequiota Scoop

A weekly glance at what's happening at Sequiota Elementary

February 8th-12th

Enroll for Explore! Summer Program!!

Here is the schedule: Feb. 8 at 7:30 a.m., grade 12; Feb. 8 at noon, grades 10-11: Feb. 9 at 7:30 a.m, grade 9: Feb. 10 at 7:30 a.m., grades 6-8: Feb. 11 at 7:30 a.m., grades 3-5: and Feb.12 at 7:30 a.m., grades K-2.

Service Project: Weaver Elementary Hygiene Drive: February 8th-12th

We are excited to partner with Weaver Elementary to help their students receive essential hygiene items! This is a chance for our students to think about others and make a big difference in our community!

During the week of February 8th – 12th each grade will have the opportunity to bring the items below or other hygiene items that students would like to donate. We will have collection boxes located near the entrance of the All Purpose Room, Cafeteria during the week of February 8th – 12th. (**We will also be collecting gently used toys for our friends at Weaver during this week. J) On the day of the party, we will be sorting the donated items at the Service Project Station. Thank you so much for your help! J

Kindergarten: Chapstick and/or Lotion (any and all kinds, travel or regular size)

First Grade: Shampoo and/or Conditioner (travel or regular size)

Second Grade: Combs and/or Brushes

Third Grade: Toothpaste (travel or regular size) and/or Toothbrushes

Fourth Grade: Soap/Body Wash (travel or regular size)

Fifth Grade: Deodorant (travel or regular size) and/or Travel Size Laundry Detergent

Volunteering: You are welcome to come and volunteer to help during the party! We will need volunteers to help with the Snack Station, Tattoo Station, Dance Station, Game Station (games will be planned and material provided), Small Group Leaders and Bounce House Monitors! **If the volunteer schedule is full, please come anyway! We will have many opportunities to get involved!!/showSignUp/10c0c4ea5a62ca1fe3-valentines/11016191

Kenny Tedford's Celebration of Life

Wednesday, Feb. 10th, 5-8pm

425 West Walnut Street

Springfield, MO

Just wanted to let you know that Kenny's celebration of life party is Wednesday February 10th from 5 to 8 pm at "425 downtown". This is come and go as you please. Don't worry about dressing up. If you knew Kenny and would like to stop by to celebrate his life, please do!

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Sequiota Sock Hop!! Save the Date!!

Friday, Feb. 19th, 6pm

Sequiota Elementary School, Springfield, MO, United States

Springfield, MO

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RIF Poster Contest for 1st & 2nd Grade Students

The RIF Poster contest is an optional activity for all of the 1st and 2nd grade students. The students are encouraged to use their imagination about adventures and draw a picture of a cover of a book they might write about those adventures!

Here are the rules:

1. The original artwork may be presented in various media on a 8.5x11in paper. (This was handed out in Friday folders)

2. 2-D artwork should be horizontal on the sheet.

3. RIF will be taking digital pictures of the 2 winning posters. Students will be able to to take their posters home after the exhibition.

4. Artwork should limit the use of words.

5. All artwork must be the exclusive creation of the student and should not contain intellectual property of anyone else (licensed characters, logos, etc..)

6. Winning artwork may be requested by RIF for promotional use. RIF will retain all rights to any entry submitted.

The deadline to turn in artwork to Mrs. Mullins is Monday, February 22nd.

A 1st and 2nd grade winner will be chosen from Sequiota and be sent over to RIF of Springfield for the city wide contest!

4th Grade Students: Interested in an SPS Choice Magnet Program for 5th Grade? Check out the flyer below...

What's Happening @ Sequiota This Week? Read Below!


  • Hygiene drive for Weaver Elementary
  • Explore! Enrollment begins-staggered schedule all week


  • Happy Birthday Mrs. Roffers!
  • All Pro Dad Breakfast @ 7:30 a.m.
  • Storytime for future Sequiota Indians @ 2:15 p.m.
  • Sequiota day to volunteer @ the Clothing Bank!
  • Valentines Day Parties
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Sequiota is a hidden treasure on the southeast side of Springfield! Over the last 50 years, Sequiota has changed in appearance but the values remain the same. We recently gathered to celebrate 50 years of education, success, community and family! Sequiota is a school where students come first and are at the heart of every decision made. Sequiota is home to some of the BEST families in Springfield! Sequiota would not have the ability to do all that it does without the support of our PTA. The Sequiota PTA truly has the students best interest at heart and serves as a huge foundation of Sequiota Elementary School. If you are looking for a school with a small community feel, you have come to the right place. At Sequiota, we are not just a school, we are a family that supports one another and collaborates to provide the BEST education possible for our students.