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The Board of Trustees of Sequoia Union High School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on gender, sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or the perception of one or more of such characteristics. The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all district activities.
The District is committed to ensuring safe, supportive, and welcoming campuses free from discrimination and harassment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (and/or questioning) (LGBTQ) students.
Parents and guardians, or students, who wish to change their name and/or gender on unofficial student records can do so by submitting the Change of Name or Gender Request form (Español). If you have a legal name/gender change, please contact your school's main office to submit legal documents for the request. For more information, you may contact your student's school or the Student Services department.


24/7 Line for Youth
Community United Against Violence
415-333-4357 (415-333-HELP)
National Runaway Switchboard
1-800-726*2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY)

Trevor Project
866-488-7386 (or text “TREVOR” to 1-202-304-1200)
Suicide and Crisis Hotline and Resources
24/7 1 (855) 278-4204 or Text RENEW to 741741
Whether you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are concerned about a loved one who might be, you are not alone. The San Mateo County community stands together to support those struggling and guide them to the help they need. If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional distress or crisis, call or text 988 or chat for 24/7 support.
Additional resources:
Crisis Text Line is a free 24/7 Crisis Hotline. Call 650-579-0350 or text “Bay” to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S. to connect via text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
Trevor Lifeline – The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth under 25. Phone services are available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, or TrevorText is available by texting “START” to 678678.
Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of transgender lives. The line is available daily from 7 a.m.–1 a.m. PST / 9 a.m.–3 a.m. CST / 10 a.m.–4 a.m. EST. Volunteers may be available during off hours. Call 877-565-8860.