Sequoia Middle School
*December 11-Girls Basketball&Boys Soccer Playoff Game
*December 13-Minimum day
*December 13-Semi-Formal Dinner Dance, 6-8
*December 13-January 6-Winter Break, NO SCHOOL
Highlights & Special Features
All four robotics teams,the Sequoia Shakers, Wave Breakers, Smokin' Hawks, and Flood Busters, did an excellent job at the Week of Compassion Qualifier in Visalia on Saturday. There were 29 teams competing. The Smokin Hawks received the Judges Award for team spirit and third place in the robot game. The Flood Buster received second place in the robot game and the third place Champions Award. The Champions award recognizes a team that embodies the FLL experience, by fully embracing FLL's Core Values while achieving excellence and innovation in both the Robot Game and Project.
The Smokin Hawks and the Flood Busters qualified for the Championship Tournament in Clovis this Saturday where they will compete against 60 teams.
*See pictures from Red Ribbon Week in the picture gallery! Click HERE
*Head to the student life section for additional announcements, pictures, and updates about what is happening around campus.
*Listen to the K-Hawk podcast for the week of 12/9 with your hosts Evelyn Guzman and Janessa Boyd by clicking
*Want to watch the basketball game live or see the recap? Click HERE and use the Customer ID 1A7F9FCE00!
*The boys soccer team is on a roll and defeats Exeter 5-2. Click HERE to read more.
*The girls basketball team win the first round of playoffs against Farmersville. Click HERE to read more.
*The cross country team does an amazing job at the Whitney League Finals. Click HERE to read more.
To read about Common Core State Standards click HERE
View video examples and practice study guides by going to the math department page.
September 2013 newsletter now available. Click HERE to read. For Spanish Version click
To take a more proactive approach to safety and other concerns we have created several new ways for the community to report these incidents. The new PUSD Incident form can be filled out at PUSD Cares Incident Report Form (English) o rPUSD Cares Incident Report Form (Spanish). There is also a service that accepts calls and texts at 559-715-CARE or (559-715-2273).
Any issues that require immediate or emergency assistance should be reported directly to the appropriate authorities such as 911. What can you report?
- If you feel unsafe or know someone who feels unsafe
- Bullying, harassment or intimidation at school
- Bullying, harassment or intimidation out of school
- Cyberbullying (Facebook, Myspace, Youtube, Text Messaging, Instant Messaging)
- Fights, drugs, or weapons at school
- Friends who talk about hurting themselves
Parents Supporting Students
Support from home can be key to a student's success at school. Read some helpful tips by clicking HERE.
- Before & After School academic support classes are in session. As in previous years, all students achieving at Basic, Below Basic, or Far Below Basics are required to attend, as well as students who fall below proficiency on any standards based assessment, CFA, or benchmark.
- Cell phones taken from students during the day can be picked up after school in the front office on Wednesday and Fridays only.