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Teachers make it more difficult to steal ideas

Amara Bakshi, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

Here at Sequoia, both Canvas and Google Assignments have plagiarism checkers that are attached that show teachers what work is the students’ own, and what work is from the internet when you turn an assignment...

Contrast and critical thinking in AP and IB

Contrast and critical thinking in AP and IB

Allison Wang, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) classes are both touted as college-level preparation for high school students. In Sequoia Union High School District, Sequoia is the only school...

Reading into the changes at bookstores

Reading into the changes at bookstores

Haylee Huynh, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

Media outlets blew up with regards to supporting small, local businesses during the pandemic. But how did those businesses navigate the ‘new normal’ to be accessible for customers in the middle of...

Peril with pests

Peril with pests

Mateo Mangolini, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

As Sequoia High School returns to its regular rhythm of in person learning, the school’s administration continues its endless fight against rats, mice, and other vermin on school grounds. But despite...

Volleyball setting up the absence rates for seventh period

Zach Tyson, Staff reporter November 15, 2021

Mikaila Miller, a sophomore, plays varsity volleyball and while it is the second month of school she already has 17 absences, which are excused but not her homework.  These absences can lead to a lot...

From the Backroom: seniors release folk EP

“From the Backroom”: seniors release folk EP

Madeline Carpinelli, Feature Editor March 23, 2021

Inspired by Conor Oberst, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and more, Seniors Tess Restaino and Eli Mihaly-Baker, or Ray’s Gazebo, talk about their new EP, “From the Backroom”. Composed of 4 songs with...

Senior starts First Kiss; art magazine connects students from around the world

Madeline Carpinelli, Feature Editor December 15, 2020

Fashion, Photography, Art, Identity and more; Sequoia Senior Alyssa Avila shares about her independent art magazine, First Kiss, and what inspired her to start it. Filled to the top with colors, First...

Fitness and PE classes at home

Fitness and PE classes at home

Oscar Nolf and Luc Brennan December 8, 2020

Halfway through the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S and suddenly students found themselves learning from their houses. It significantly impacted every...

Boosters Fund New Mural

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter May 29, 2020

The Sequoia raven is a mascot we see painted all around the school grounds. They are bright, lively murals that define the Sequoia campus, but we never stop to think about how these paintings got there....

Virtual Graduation Better than Nothing

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter May 29, 2020

“Virtual Graduation” is a new, but fairly well-used term these days. Though not nearly the same as a traditional graduation ceremony, it is certainly something that will be remembered by all those...

Peer Mediators advise families through crisis

Jay Tipirneni, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2020

Our close proximity to family and others that we share close relationships with due to shelter-in-place orders has given rise to new conflicts that may not be receiving as much attention as necessary,...

Encouraging sidewalk art and signs around San Carlos and Redwood City

Some Good News

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter May 6, 2020
How communities are spreading positivity in the face of pandemic.
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