April 5th Weekly News


5       Phase 3, Every Monday A group from 9:00- 11:00 am and B group from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
9.      Principal's Coffee Hybrid Phase 4, 9:00 a.m. parents/guardians of students in-person and 9:30 a.m. 
         parents/guardians of students in Connections.  Zoom Meeting Link:
12     Phase 4 in-person for two courses per day AA/BB schedule
Please be sure your students has completed the Fever Free Health Check by 9:00 a.m on Monday, April 5. If you are having difficulties, contact Fever Free support:

email support+fever-free@weecare.co or call (323) 347-7691 for assistance

Students must use the parent email/account and cannot sign up for their own account. Students can have the app on their phone by logging in with parent account information.
Week of April 5 Bell Schedule
March 22, April 5 Bell Schedule


Coming soon!
The new family-friendly SCEF Virtual Gala is on Sunday April 25, 5pm-6pm. Please SAVE THE DATE!
It will be a fast and fun event including a dynamic LIVE Auction and a Fund-a-Need segment with a special prize for the “Last Auction Hero.”

Everyone attending the Live Virtual Event will have a chance to win 3-Nights at a Fairmont Hotel/Resort! Sign into the Virtual Gala by 5pm to be eligible--you must be present when the Lucky Door Prize ticket is drawn. Enter the Starlight Raffle for a Chance and a Choice: winner chooses one of a selection of Silent and Live Auction Packages. Only 300 tickets will be sold. $100/1 ticket; $250/3 tickets; $500/6 tickets. For details go to (https://scefkids.org/starlight-raffle/)

To register, please go to www.scefkids.org/events*

*Leadership Circle level donors, please use the registration link provided in the email sent to you from Jackie King, VP Leadership Circle.

We are looking forward to an amazing event. Please mark your calendar and join the fun while helping our schools!
Can’t attend the virtual event? You will still be able to bid on online auction items from April 22 to April 30 at scefkids.org/events.

Sequoia High School, 8th Grade Parent Night

Sequoia High School



(the zoom link will be available in early April 2021)

Tuesday -  April 27, 2021

English 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Spanish 7:15pm - 8:15pm

The entire Sequoia family is delighted to welcome you-- our incoming students and parents-- to our annual Incoming Student Welcome Event on April 27, 2021. -in this live webinar,  Principal Sean Priest will kick the night off with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with current Sequoia students who can give you the inside scoop on what to expect during this important transition and first year. Expert members of our PTSA, Education Foundation and Boosters Club will also be there to welcome you to the school and answer all your questions. Please join us for this informational event that will answer key questions about classes, signing up for sports, and clubs and activities on campus.  We will forward the zoom link in early April.  Parents and students are welcome to submit questions in advance to info@shsef.org 

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http://shsef.org/  •  PO Box 2701, Redwood City, CA 94064

"Sequoia proudly serves students with diverse interests, backgrounds and learning needs. The funding from SHSEF helps to enhance our creative, innovative and personalized learning environment. Thank you for helping us continue to open pathways and provide opportunities for all kids at Sequoia." ~ Sean Priest, Principal


Streaming Live on Sequoia High School YouTube Channel

Martes 27 de abril 2021

Ingles 6:00pm-7:00pm

Espanol 7:15pm-8:15pm

Sequoia High School está muy contento de darles la bienvenida-- a los estudiantes entrando al noveno grado y sus familias-- e invitarlos a nuestro “Incoming Student Welcome Event” el 27 de abril 2021. El director Sean Priest iniciara el evento con una breve presentación, seguida por una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con estudiantes actuales de Sequoia. Ellos compartirán sus perspectivas y recomendaciones para salir adelante en esta transición importante y tener éxito durante el primer año en Sequoia. Representantes de nuestros grupos de padres de familia -- el PTSA, la Fundación Educativa, y el club “Boosters” de deportes-- estarán presentes para darle la bienvenida y contestar sus preguntas. Por favor, únase a este evento casual e informativo esta primavera para que puedan gozar de las vacaciones del verano, sabiendo que tienen toda la información necesaria para entrar a Sequoia en agosto. Hermanos pequeños están bienvenidos. Para más información sobre este evento, por favor comuníquese por email: info@shsef.org.

Carlmont High School Choir Program

Want to know more about Carlmont High School’s Choir program?

Here are some informational videos about singing at Carlmont and details about its award-winning choir program, from Ms. Genevieve Tep — Carlmont’s Choir Director, and also California's 2021 Choir Director of the Year!

Carlmont’s extensive program features 5 choirs and 3 a cappella groups — with approximately 150+ students involved — and performs multiple concerts per year. During the pandemic, we’ve kept the music going through innovative online concerts. Check out our website to get an idea of what we’ve been up to! https://sites.google.com/a/seq.org/carlmontchoirs/home

Join Carlmont Instrumental Music Program

Join Carlmont Instrumental Music!

Here's some information about the Carlmont Instrumental Music program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkeHSSsnhuE&t=28s
For incoming 9th graders — if you sign up for band or orchestra as your 7th class, (“alternate elective”), you will be placed into instrumental music at Carlmont.
Though your schedule may read “7th period alternate,” you will be in a music class. If you are auditioning for an advanced ensemble, placement will be determined after auditions.

Carlmont Instrumental Music has kept the music going through the pandemic with innovative and creative online performances.
To hear our Winter Online Concert, click here.

Play On!

City of San Carlos

To celebrate Earth Day this year the City of San Carlos is hosting a photo competition with four different categories: Energy, Transportation, Waste, and Water.

To participate, share a photo on Twitter or Instagram with #CityofGoodLiving or #SanCarlosEarthDay, or email a photo to alokar@cityofsancarlos.org showing how you are celebrating Earth Day. Along with the photo include a description explaining how you are reducing your impact for one of the four categories. Share your photo by April 21 and the best submission for each category will win a $25 gift certificate The Reading Bug! Winners for each category will be chosen based on creativity and positive environmental impact and announced on Earth Day.

Learn more at: cityofsancarlos.org/earthday

Community Foundation of San Carlos

2021 Art Contest Winners Announced - Theme: Racial Justice

Thank you to everyone who participated to this year’s contest. The winner selection was not easy as the entries were all so compelling. All submissions are posted here for public viewing and recognition. Posters will be printed for display around our community. Congratulations winners!

Student and Community Covid Testing is Available

Please take advantage of the no cost surveillance COVID-19 testing provided by the San Mateo County Health Department. Please sign up for weekly testing for yourself and your child. Contact your health provider for a test if you have symptoms or know you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

Keeping COVID cases off of our campuses will keep our in person learning possible. As a reminder, if a student or or teacher tests positive for COVID, we will need to transition that cohort back to distance learning for at least two weeks to avoid spreading the virus. Sign up at one of the following locations to begin your regular weekly testing:

Central Middle School - Thursdays, 1:00-7:00 pm Register Here

Other Community Based Testing sites in San Mateo County Here