Sequoia Adult School

July 2021 Newsletter

Sequoia Adult School News

Congratulations Graduates!

Join us in congratulating our High School Diploma and High School Equivalency Class of 2021 graduates!
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Volunteer of the Quarter!

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Michel Echeverria

Sequoia Adult School would like to recognize and congratulate Michel Echeverria as the Volunteer of the Quarter!

Mike volunteers 3 nights a week in our ESL Level 3 classes. On top of that, he works one-on-one with students in the High School Diploma and High School Equivalency Program as a Math and Science tutor. He always brings his positive and infectious can-do attitude with genuine enthusiasm to the classroom. Students have a profound amount of respect for Mike and appreciate that he is able to tutor them in their native language Spanish. We can’t thank Mike enough for his dedication and commitment to helping our students achieve their goals!

Meet Michel!

Name: Michel Yehudi Echeverria

What do you do for work? I'm a Graphic Designer.

What are your favorite hobbies? Hiking, reading sci-fi books, and collecting vinyl records.

What do you enjoy most about volunteering at Sequoia Adult School? Well, it feels great when you have the opportunity to help people in your community. I really enjoyed the interaction with the students and teachers at SAS. They all have this great positive attitude to make a difference and achieve their goals.

What's your favorite memory at SAS? I think the best memories so far are the times that students reach out to you just to say "thank you."

Do you have any advice to give to the other volunteers or students? Always be positive, always be patient and always be perseverant.

Thank you Michel!

District Summer 2021 Graduation

Summer Graduation 2021 is scheduled for Wednesday, August 18 at 5:00PM. Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, Sequoia Union High School District does not yet know if they'll be able to do graduation in-person or if it will be virtual. Please check here for updates.

IF they are able to do graduation in-peron, Summer Graduation Rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, August 18 at 3:00PM. Families will be able to enter the venue at 4:30PM.

Sequoia Adult Summer Tech Labs

We have exciting news to share with you!

Sequoia Adult School (SAS) is opening its campus to students to provide access to computers and internet.

Classes remain online throughout the summer. In-person classes will resume in September.

For information: 650-306-8866

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In person learning starting this Fall semester

Online classes scheduled to end at the end of Summer. In person classes will begin in the fall. Masks Required. More information to come.

HSD/HSE Fall Classes Start date:

September 7-December 10, 2021

ESL Fall Classes:

Morning: September 20- December 3, 2021

Evening: July 19- December 9, 2021

ESL Morning Registrations for fall:

Registrations start: August 16, 2021

Classes start: September 20, 2021

Evening ESL classes are FULL.

Need your diploma?

In order to to get your diploma, you must:

Schedule your exit CASAS test: Contact Leonela

After you complete the CASAS Test, Leonela will provide you with your diploma on the day of your test.

You must return any borrowed items from the adult school - including chromebooks, hotspots and books.

Need Your Transcripts?

Contact Leonela Gutierrez:

Plans for transitioning to college, job training or other?

Contact your Transition Navigator: Liliana Campos


Call/Text: 650-503-3848

She can help you with your college applications, financial aid applications and more.

East Bay Dental Assistant Program

This program:

  • includes 5-weeks of paid work experience
  • is ideal for southern Alameda and Santa Clara Counties residents
  • is 1 week online + 12-weeks in-person (part-time)

Program Dates: August 30, 2021 - January 14, 2022
Classes: 12 hours/week in Hayward


Are you looking for an exciting career in the medical field? Do you have a desire to work with people in a professional health environment? A health career as a Pharmacy Technician may be the career path for you!

Aug 19 – Dec 11

Online: Tue/Thu 6:00 – 9:30 pm
In person: Sat 9:00 am – 4:30 pm


Tue/Thu (Online)
Sat (Room 42)



Students who successfully complete the program qualify for a clinical externship at Walgreens! Complete requirements for the externship will be provided before lecture and skill components of the class are completed.

Contact Stephanie Kriebel at if you need additional information.

San Mateo County Libraries

Check out the flyers below to see their current online programs.
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Renaissance Entrepreneurship

See below for upcoming events!

Sequoia Adult School Online Job Board

Sequoia Adult School Online Job Board Are you looking for a new job or career opportunity? Visit our new online Job Board.

Job Fair at Levi's Stadium - Santa Clara

Job Fair will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 2pm – 6pm.
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Community Resources

Food Distribution-Wednesday 7/28/2021 4-6pm

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Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

There will be free COVID-19 vaccine clinics happening every Tuesday and Sunday at the Fair Oaks Clinic. Pfizer and Janssen 1st and 2nd doses will be available. Walk ups are welcomed! Share this information with family, friends and neighbors!

To register for an appointment click HERE.

Find the flyer in English HERE and in Spanish HERE.

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Understanding Your Rights

Miranda Rights 101: Your Rights While Being Questioned, Detained or Arrested by Police

Miranda Rights and How to Invoke Them
Derechos Miranda y cómo invocarlos

Transition Navigator- Liliana Campos