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Summer School

Compass 2023

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Compass 2023

 Compass is a summer program for incoming freshmen to provide a summer head start to prepare them for high school. Compass students are pre-selected based on middle school reccommendation, reading test scores, and math test scores. 
Dates: June 20 - July 14, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Contact Information:
Alissa Talesnick
Compass Coordinator
Regular Summer School 2023 Information

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Regular Summer School 2023 Information

Sequoia High School is pleased to announce that we will be offering a Summer School Program here at Sequoia High School again this summer.
Summer School begins every day at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.  
Session I: June 15 - July 7
Session II: July 10 - July 27

To enroll in Summer School, please contact your counselor. To check to see your classes log in to Infinite Campus
Summer School Office (650) 306-6229
Summer School Principal, Contact Information:
Erin Cespedes, ext. 69099
Summer School Secretary
Mary Gil, ext. 69098

Behavior and Attendance Expectations: Sequoia Summer School

Attendance Policy: 
  • Students can only miss ten hours of class time and still be eligible to receive credit for the course (five hours for PE and Life Skills). Students who miss more than 10 hours of class will be dropped. 2 tardies = 1 hour absent. We cannot excuse any absences during summer school. 


Behavior Policies:

Please note: Sequoia High School is a closed campus. Students are not permitted to leave campus during the school day for any reason without express permission and checkout procedures. 
Disruptive Behavior:  Students will be dismissed from summer school for repeated, disruptive behavior. Disruptive behavior may include but is not limited to using cell phones or ipods in the classroom, being tardy to class, wandering outside of designated boundaries, dressing inappropriately, failing to follow normal classroom procedures, or disrupting the learning environment in any way.
Major infractions:  Students will be immediately dismissed from summer school for any major infraction as defined in the education code listed above. Major infractions include but are not limited to fighting or attempting to cause harm to another; possessing, using, or attempting to sell drugs, alcohol, or any illegal substance; possessing a weapon; engaging in habitual profanity; bullying or threatening another student; and defying a valid school authority.
Schedule Changes
As a reminder, all SUHSD sites will remain closed all summer. With the exception of the on-campus lab, no other services or facilities will be open. Therefore, if your student needs to drop, change or register for  a class, please contact: 

Hoxira Castaneda,

If your student will not be participating in summer school, please contact me at your earliest convenience so that they may be dropped from their course and space made available to students who are waitlisted.

Edgenuity Courses

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Edgenuity Courses

 Edgenuity is the district’s independent, online program for students who have previously earned a D in a course needed for UC a-g eligibility.

Students may choose from one of the following locations (Registration is required - 


  • On-campus**, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 1:30pm; 
  • 100% fully remote, instructor will provide a zoom link for office hours; OR 
  • Attend one of the Boys and Girls Club locations**: 
    • East Palo Alto, 8:30am - 2:10pm, lunch provided
    • Redwood City, 9:00am - 2:15pm, lunch provided
**Please bring your laptop, charger, and headphones with you. 


Note: If attending in-person, to ensure compliance with all safety regulations, students will be required to complete a daily health screening via Frontline (see included instruction sheet and/or for instructions), wear a mask while on campus and in-class, and remain socially distanced at all times.