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Percussionists band together in formation of Sequoia drumline

Sarah Fazio and Ysabelle Punzal

November 15, 2017

After roughly eight years, percussionists at Sequoia came together to form a drumline and made their first appearance at the homecoming rally. The drumline is a student led organization directed by Band teacher Jane Woodman...

Ravens’ scores soar well above SBAC test average

Beatrice Bugos, News Editor

November 15, 2017

Last spring, 11.5 percent more students than last year met or exceeded in the English portion of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) tests, according to test results released Sept. 26. Not only at Sequoia, but acros...

Voting assembly brings politicians to Sequoia

Voting assembly brings politicians to Sequoia

Nick Abraham, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2017

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Assembly member Kevin Mullin visited Carrington Hall Sept. 26 to celebrate Voter Registration Day. The main goal of the assembly was to encourage 16 and 17-year-old students to ...

New legislation keeps California pedestrians focused on the road

Mackenzie Clarke, Managing Editor

October 18, 2017

At a meeting on Sept. 12,  San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa and other Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of a resolution to ask state lawmakers to pass the requisite legislation necessary for the enactment of...

Wi-fi block disconnects students

Rio Popper and Lauren Stevens

October 18, 2017

  “The wi-fi block allowed me to accidentally come across pornography, but stopped me from looking at Pinterest for art,” senior Ellis Spickermann said. Wi-fi is a centralizing force in most students’ lives....

Wine Country fires wreak havoc on bay air quality

Mackenzie Clarke, Managing Editor

October 18, 2017

Fires which ignited due to high winds and dry conditions throughout Wine Country Oct. 8 have spread to consume around 160,000 acres of homes, nature, and vineyards. As of Thurs Oct 12, 400 people in the region have been reported...

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California overdue for disaster: a matter of when, not if

Jonathan Guzman, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017

As the after shock continues to loom in Mexico City, fear of a 7.0 or greater magnitude earthquake is set to shake California within 30 years, according to U.S. Geological Su...

Profiles: Andres Alas, Junior

Shannon Coan, Feature Editor

November 15, 2017

Sitting in the corner by himself, contemplating suicide and whether or not to come to school the next day. This was the reality for current junior Andres Alas, who has dep...

DACA Repeal: Facts and Figures

Aviva Futornick, Online Editor

October 18, 2017

Why is it being repealed? The Trump administration’s decision came after a group of Republican state officials threatened to sue the administration if they did not beg...

Alternate transportation reroutes students’, teachers’ schedules

Hannah Kloninger-Stever, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017

Even though Sequoia is a public school, many students and teachers commute long distances or take public transportation to school, which can affect their work, sleep and even...

DeVos wages war on campus sexual assault policy

Mackenzie Clarke, Managing Editor

October 18, 2017

What is being repealed and why are people upset? In 2011 the Obama Administration proposed a plan on how to carry out sexual assault investigations and allegations on c...

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Movie Review: IT

Movie Review: IT

Dario McCarty, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2017

Just under three decades ago, moviegoers across the country were instilled with clown phobia after enduring the visceral 1990’s original It adaptation of Stephen King...

Lil Uzi Vert “Luv is Rage 2”: Album Review

September 20, 2017

‘178 Blank Pages’ fills theater with tears on and offstage

‘178 Blank Pages’ fills theater with tears on and offstage

May 31, 2017

“13 Reasons Why”misses mark on high school suicide reality

“13 Reasons Why”misses mark on high school suicide reality

May 31, 2017

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