January is School Board Member Recognition Month, and RSD would like to thank the seven school board members who advocate and shape the direction of our school district. Members of the RSD School Board include Morgan Barrett, Chris Cloud, Breanne Davis, Allan George, Jami Mullen, Jeff Phillips, and Wesley White.
Tues. evening is Computer Science Family Night at Seq. from 6:00-7:30. A note was sent Fri. with session details. Please select your sessions and arrive a few minutes early for session tickets.
Reminder: Nov. 28th is 3rd grade field trip to the Museum of Discovery. Permission slips, student($4) and chaperone($9) fees are due tomorrow.
Parents, please check the lost and found this week! We will be donating what is left on Monday.
Lunch schedule changes today only due to k-2 field trip. Lunch schedule : 10:55 (1st), 11:05 (k), 11:20 (2nd), 11:30 (4th), 11:45 (3rd). We apologize for last minute changes.
Friday, Oct. 27th is Sequoyah Elem. Night at the Cyclones football game. Students and staff will start lining up at 6:40 to lead players onto the field. Parents of younger students are asked to meet your child at the far end of the home bleachers. Dress warm and we hope to see you there.
Don't forget that this month is "Socktober." Bring a pair of new socks to donate to the Joseph House and get to wear your socks without shoes on Tuesday October 31!
No G/T this week for 3rd & 4th grade. The 3rd Grade Kickball Tournament has been rescheduled to Thursday due to Friday's forecast. 4th grade field trip to Crystal Bridges Friday is still on!
Parents- don't forget to be sending in your amazing photos for the yearbook! We have already had grandparent days, field trips, the sock hop, and more. Ashley Bryan will accept the photos through email. Photos can be sent to: email@example.com Please label photos with grade and teacher name.
Don't forget to join us tonight at the Sock Hop from 5:30-7:30!
Parents this Thursday is the Wild West Book Fair kickoff. Students may dress in western attire. Friday from 5:30-7:30 is the annual Sock Hop. There will be door prizes for students in 50's style dress, pizza, games, and the Sock Hop itself! We are so excited about all the events and hope to see you and your family this Friday!
Fundraising items may be picked up Friday from 2:30-5:30 at school. Items must be signed for & cannot be sent home with students. On behalf of PTO & Seq, thank you for your support!
Sequoyah t-shirts have arrived and everyone will be receiving them before their scheduled field trips. 2nd graders will get theirs Friday morning before leaving for Petit Jean.
Parents don't forget we are using PTCFast.com to make signups for Parent Teacher Conferences as convenient as possible. We hope to have 100% participation in conferences. Conferences are scheduled for Oct. 23 between 1 and 7. Please go to https://ptcfast.com/schools/Sequoyah_Elementary to register and schedule a conference.
Can't wait to celebrate students excellent fundraising efforts with our Egg-Sell-It assembly @ 2:25 this afternoon! So much fun!
We use PTCFast.com to make signups for Parent Teacher Conferences as convenient as possible. Please remember we have no school Oct. 23 & 24. Conferences are scheduled for Oct. 23 between 1 and 7. Please go to https://ptcfast.com/schools/Sequoyah_Elementary to register and schedule a conference.
Dr. Gotcher will host a Twitter Town Hall on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 6:30-8 p.m. on the social media platform Twitter. During the town hall, participants will have the opportunity to give feedback on three questions: what does RSD need to start doing, what does RSD need to stop doing, and what does RSD need to continue doing. The three questions will be released at different times throughout the evening on Dr. Gotcher’s Twitter account @mlgotcher. Participants are asked to use the hashtag #RSDListens when responding to the questions.
Great Seq Campout is Thurs at 5:45! We also invite you to the Cool Cafe foodtasting/book swap event that starts at 5:00 in the cafeteria. Students may dress in their favorite camping gear tomorrow.
Don't forget that tomorrow night is the Great Sequoyah Campout! The fun starts at 5:45 and ends at 7:45.
During the afternoon of Monday October 16th, the Russellville School District, in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), is providing the flu vaccine to students and staff. Flu packets will be sent home with students over the next several weeks. Please read, complete, and sign the ADH consent form (front and back) and the RSD FERPA form. Both forms must be returned to the school nurse in order for your child to receive the flu vaccine at the school flu clinic. Please contact your child’s school nurse if you have any questions.
The Child Nutrition Department would like to remind parents that a new application must be filled out each year to qualify for free and reduced meals. If you have not filled one out for the 2017-18 school year please fill one out as soon as possible. You can complete an application online at http://russellvillesd.nlappscloud.com or obtain a paper copy from your child's school.
Reminder: Fundraiser forms should be returned Monday morning, September 17th. Thanks to all who participated.
Tues, Sept. 5th PTO Mtg/Reort to Patrons 6:00 in cafeteria. Please join us!
3rd and 4th grade parents-We will have a mandatory meeting for all those wanting to sign up for the Sequoyah Robotics club. It will be this Thursday at 4:30. There we will discuss the requirements of the club and the application process Feel free to bring your student. Hope to see you there.
Please notify your teacher in writing by Fri if you are joining us for Mon's eclipse or if you do NOT wish for your child to participate. Reminder all guests should provide own eclipse glasses.
Parent Night Mtgs Tues k 5:30, 2nd 6:15, 4th 7:00; Thurs 1st 5:30, 3rd 6:15. Look for transportation letter sent today; eclipse letter home tomorrow. Ensure child's address/contact info is updated
Here are the times for our upcoming Parent Nights: Tuesday, August 15 K 5:30 2nd 6:15 4th 7:00 Thursday, August 17 1st 5:30 3rd 6:15
K/1st EOY Award Assembly is Fri at 8:30. Grades 2-4 EOY Award Assembly is Fri at 9:30. The last day of school is Tues May 30th and we will dismiss 1 hour early. Please pay all lunch charges by Fri.
The Sequoyah K-4 student body will be at the Center for the Arts from approximately 9:30 to 10:45 on Wed., May 17th for the Kindergarten End of Year Program.
May 10th birthday lunch rescheduled for May 25th. May, June and July birthdays celebrated 5-25-17.
4th completes ACTASPIRE testing this Tues. 3rd tests Wed and Thurs. Testing may create last minute changes to lunch schedule. If eating with child, call after 10:30 to inquire if time changed.
Square1 Art orders are due tomorrow! Go to square1art.com to place your order. Proceeds go to support learning in the art classroom (past purchases were kiln, slab roller).
Reminder: No school Mon. or Tues. Please schedule your Parent/Teacher Conference TODAY, if you haven't, @ https://ptcfast.com/schools/Sequoyah_Elementary or call the school office.
Seq. celebrates the 100th day of school Mon., Jan. 30th! 1st graders will be dressing up as 100 year old citizens and K students are asked to decorate and wear 100 day hats and their Seq. t-shirts.
Seq Group Picture Day Wed, Jan. 18th beginning at 8 a.m. Please look for today's note regarding our school messenger system. Your feedback is important.
2nd quarter Award's Ceremony will be held this Friday 1:30 for k/1 and 2:00 for 2-4. Hope to see you there!