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S equoia Healthy Start A program of the East Bay Agency for Children. Reka Lal Program Director Amara Lisy Program Coordinator. Sequoia Healthy Start. Sequoia Healthy Start (SHS) SHS is one of the eleven EBAC programs and one of the six programs under School and Community

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s equoia healthy start a program of the east bay agency for children

Sequoia Healthy StartA program of the East Bay Agency for Children

Reka Lal Program DirectorAmara Lisy Program Coordinator

sequoia healthy start
Sequoia Healthy Start
  • Sequoia Healthy Start (SHS)
  • SHS is one of the eleven EBAC programs and one of the six programs under School and Community
  • Currently in our 8th year of operating educational and family support services at Sequoia Elementary School in Oakland
  • SHS is separate from the school but works closely with the full support of Sequoia teachers and administrative staff
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The Faces of Sequoia School

56 %

of Sequoia students receive free or reduced lunch (based on income)

22 %

of the students struggle with limited English skills

of Sequoia students scored at or above grade level in Language Arts

(this was an increase from last year - 42%)

50 %

of Sequoia students scored at or above grade level in Mathematics

(this was an increase from last year - 54%)

58 %

shs mission and goals
SHS Mission and Goals

SHS MISSION: To increase student success in school by providing direct family and student support services and quality after-school program.

  • To increase Sequoia\'s capacity to meet students\' social and emotional needs through our mental health services;
  • To increase family well-being through our family workshops and events;
  • To provide a high quality after-school program with both an academic and enrichment component.
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The Faces of SHS

  • Reka Lal, SHS Program Director
  • Amara Lisy, SHS Program Coordinator
  • Shauna Olson-Hong and Revi Airborne, PALS Social Workers
  • After-School Staff: Academic Liaison, Academic Instructors, Enrichment Instructors, Community Partners
shs program structure
SHS Program Structure

SHS Program

  • Counseling Services
  • yearly caseload 18-25 clients
  • individual, group, family counseling services, teacher consultation, case management.
  • After-School Program
  • two tracks of programming
  • 95 enrolled students
  • grades 1-5

Family Workshops and Events

Academic & Enrichment Support Program

Open to students in grades 1–5

Receive both enrichment and academic components

Program ends at 6:00

Enrichment-Only Program

Open to students in grades 3-5

Receive enrichment services only

Program ends at 4:30

family workshops and events
Family Workshops and Events
  • Parent involvement activities are aimed to promote parent and family engagement in Sequoia School
  • Family events include potlucks and student showcases
  • Family Workshops
    • are supported through Junior League funds and volunteers
    • Parent feedback on topics
      • Health and Nutrition (2)
      • Homework help
      • Summer programs
      • Finance-College savings plans
      • Time management
    • Students and parents are in separate workshop with same topic
    • Workshops are hosted after work from 6:30-8:00
shs program structure8
SHS Program Structure

SHS Program

  • Counseling Services
  • yearly caseload 18-25 clients
  • individual, group, family counseling services, teacher consultation, case management.
  • After-School Program
  • two tracks of programming
  • 95 enrolled students
  • grades 1-5

Family Workshops and Events

Academic & Enrichment Support Program

Open to students in grades 1–5

Receive both enrichment and academic components

Program ends at 6:00

Enrichment Only Program

Open to students in grades 3-5

Receive enrichment component only

Program ends at 4:30

after school enrichment activities
WORD

Percussion

Spanish

Arts & Crafts

African Dance

Recreation

Eco-Art

Science

Gardening

Yoga

Textiles

Collage

Service Learning

Team-Building

Sewing

After-School Enrichment Activities
asp academic component
ASP Academic Component
  • Students are divided into grade-level classes and with an Academic Instructor all year
  • Students receive 1 hour of writing intervention and half hour of homework help everyday
  • Academic focus is writing—goal is to stay aligned with the school-day focus and needs
  • Sonny Kim, 5th grade school-day teacher, is our Academic Liaison
    • helps to ensure alignment with school-day and California standards
  • Academic Instructors
    • teach 4-6 writing assignments; project-based
    • meet with the school-day teachers on a monthly basis
    • fill out progress notices for each of their students and send them to school-day teachers and parents
after school program changes
After-School Program Changes
  • Increased student enrollment from 80 students to 95 students
  • Added an Enrichment-Only, part-time program in response to Sequoia family needs
  • Added 4 more enrichment classes to accommodate new students including
  • Moved Enrichment program to the start of program and academics to the end of program
  • Revamped Family Workshops
funders community partners
Oakland Unified School District (OUSD)

After-School Education and Safety (ASES)

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY)

Junior League of San Francisco (JSLF)

Early Prevention Screening Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT)

Oakland Youth Chorus (OYC)

Head Royce High School

Sequoia Dad’s Club

Sequoia Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)

Salem Lutheran Home

Funders & Community Partners
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