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Rep. Speier shares life experiences, motivates students at Sequoia assembly

Maddie Pei, Managing Editor

House of Representative member Jackie Speier of California’s 14th district visited Sequoia High School on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Speier used the assembly, which convened in Carrington hall, to give an account of he...  Read More »

November 8, 2016

First storm of season wipes out electrical grid

Mackenzie Clarke, News editor

Sequoia’s power supply unexpectedly shut down during the early hours of Friday, Oct. 14 during zero period. Per district mandate, the school is required to have a backup generator for situations such as this; however, that...  Read More »

November 2, 2016

Varsity football team kneels in silent protest of police brutality

Darien Daly, Staff Reporter

A dozen members of the Sequoia varsity football team knelt during the Star Spangled Banner Sept. 28 in an act of solidarity with the fight against police brutality towards African Americans. Both players and coaches participated in the protest, which was proposed just before the game’s st...  Read More »

October 31, 2016

New year, new curriculum: two IB classes undergo changes

Aviva Futornick, Photo Editor

Two International Baccalaureate (IB) classes have undergone make overs during the summer; IB History of the Americas (HOA) and IB Environmental Systems and Societies (ESS) began the year with changes in their curriculums,...  Read More »

October 31, 2016

SEQ Life app rewards student participation

Maddie Reynolds, Online Editor

Facebook? Check. Instagram? Check. Snapchat? Check. SEQ Life? You bet. In the latest addition to Sequoia students’ library of essential apps, the “SEQ Life” app strives to win your attention and—hopefully—your...  Read More »

October 31, 2016

ASB convention showcases political spirit

Mackenzie Clarke, Staff Reporter

The second annual ASB convention, held April 28, served to elect junior Leah King as ASB vice-president and juniors Caitlyn Gilbert and MacKenzie Utley as student activities/dance commissioners. Four delegates from each 5th peri...  Read More »

May 25, 2016

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Discipline

Sam Brook, Staff Reporter

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November 2, 2016

Potential presidential policies hit home to many students

Shannon Coan and Isabel Sanchez-Foster

Debt free college and a wall along the Mexican border are potential outcomes of the presidential election on Nov. 8. Depending on whether Republican nominee Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton wins, these potential policies could hit home for some Sequioa students and their families. IMMIGRATION “America is the land of opportunity. You watch movies and America looks so amazing.You come here for bigger opportunities,” said sophomore Alyanna Belong, a Filipino emigree. America is home to many immigrants who will be vulnerable if certain policies are adopted, and Sequoia is no exception. Clinton: She intends to introduce comprehensive immigration reforms within her first 100 days in office. Th...  Read More »

November 2, 2016

Believe it or not, California electorate votes for propositions and POTUS

Beatrice Bugos, Feature Editor

Proposition 51 Public School Facility Bond A proposed $9 billion bond will fund construction, modernization and renovation of buildings for schools and community colleges....  Read More »

October 31, 2016

Young Republicans Club is Stronger Together

Mars Svec-Burdick, Opinion Editor

“We appreciate that we have the rights to hold this club,” Acevedo said. “It’s fantastic. In other countries, we could be arrested for gathering like this.”

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October 31, 2016

Vegans at Sequoia plant diet in morals and health

Nick Abraham and Matthew Eisenberg

There are many reasons people decide to go vegan: disagreement with the treatment of animals by the meat and dairy industry, the processing of their goods and even reason...  Read More »

October 31, 2016

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