2018-2019 Upcoming Events

  • 5/14: Orchestra Spring Concert
  • 5/13-5/17: MATH Testing Begins (Tues, Wed, Thurs Block
    Schedule)
  • 5/27: Memorial Day Holiday
  • 5/31:8th Grade Promotion 9:00 AM in SMS Gym

Sequoia Middle School

Morning Announcements

5-17-19
2019 Yearbook Online

Order your 2019 yearbook online! The online price for yearbooks are $35, but only through the end of February. Starting in March, the price will go up to $40. You can order at http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01094022

8th Grade Promotion

Our Articles

Recent Posts
  • Conquer the CAASPP

    For a little motivation video production and SMS Staff have joined together to create a special surprise.

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  • Tulare Spelling Bee

    Sequoia Hawks Nicholas Huynh and Farhaude Alrafi competed in the Tulare county spelling bee yesterday, February 20. Nic is #43 and Farhaude is #137

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  • Hawktober Fest was a hit

    Thanks to all of our Hawks who participated in the dress up days!

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Sports Articles

Recent Posts
  • Baseball&Softball face off against Exeter

    On Thursday, May 2, the Hawks faced off against Wilson’s Warriors from Exeter. Our Hawks lost in a pitcher's dual 4-1. Joseph “Jojo” Espinoza had a ...

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  • Hawks baseball fights it out against the Summit Bears

    On Thursday, April 18, the Hawks baseball team faced off against Summit Charter Bears and defeated them 7-5. Cooper “Coop” Fish had a good game ...

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  • Softball team plays another great game!

    Yesterday our girls played the Woodlake Bengals. Alysa Hernandez pitched a full game and struck out 5 players. Alysa also had 4 RBI’s (runs batted in) ...

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Annual Cancer Run

At Sequoia Middle School

We conducted to raise money for the local hospital.

One of our own teachers Eric Thomas was generous enough have his hair cut prior to the annual Sequoia Cancer Run/Walk to be donated to an organization that creates wigs for students undergoing cancer treatment.

Cancer Run highlights

Parents Supporting Students

Support from home can be key to a student's success at school.

  • 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.
  • The Parent Institute is the #1 source for family involvement information. Read this months Helping Children Learn newsletter (Spanish Version).

Each spring students participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress. Read more details on the CAASPP Parent Letter (Spanish Version)

Linked Learning

Pathways to College and Career Success

  • Digital Design & Communication
  • Law, Justice & Education
  • Engineering
  • Performing Arts
  • Multimedia & Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Business & Finance
  • Health Sciences
  • Precision Agriculture Technology

For more information on one of the exciting high school PATHWAYS programs click here.

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Porterville United School District Cares

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 atPUSD 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

Academic Resources

To read about Common Core State Standards click HERE

View video examples and practice study guides by going to the math department page.