Raven Report

Oh Snap! OG Avengers disassemble

Oh Snap! OG Avengers disassemble

Madeline Carpinelli and Mia Padilla

May 31, 2019

With a budget of 356 million dollars, Endgame became the biggest opening weekend in history, making 350 million dollars. It is anticipated that it might dethrone the film “Avatar” as the highest grossing movie of all time. When arriving at the Redwood City movie theater opening day , almost every...

Then and now: fashion trends

Zoe Dufner, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

A tail about geckos: Kelly runs reptile rescue business

A tail about geckos: Kelly runs reptile rescue business

Kelsie Garay, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

As a gecko cries out for help, she swoops in to the rescue: this might sound like something a superhero does, but it’s all a part of freshman Megan Kelly’s job. Kelly runs a reptile rescue business, where she removes geckos and other lizards from unsafe living environments. Kelly takes care of...

Dancing in the Spotlight: Student dancers twirl, whirl and impress at the 50th Sequoia Dance Show

Dancing in the Spotlight: Student dancers twirl, whirl and impress at the 50th Sequoia Dance Show

Andrew Mancini, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

From Advanced Dance students rocking out to the 1985 hit “Conga” to senior Sonja Frazer’s self-choreographed act about positive body image, Sequoia’s 50th annual Dance Show dazzled audiences with its wide variety of dance styles and performances. This year’s Dance Show, which was held in Carrington Hall April 25...

Cherokees to Ravens name change sparks conversation

Caitlin Sorensen and David Ramirez

May 29, 2019

Sequoia officially changed the name of the mascot from Cherokees to Ravens after a unanimous vote from the Sequoia Union High School District School Board on April 17. The announcement led to an uproar from Sequoia’s alumni community on social media. Responses differed within current students as some...

What have you heard?

Mia Padilla, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Teachers always hear more than they let on, so what is the weirdest thing they have heard?

Politics hits home for students with parents in office

Politics hits home for students with parents in office

Shannon Coan, Copy Editor

April 24, 2019

Pride, stress, excitement and a sense of responsibility filled the air Dec. 10 as Bradley and Greg Parmer-Lohan swore in the newest member of San Carlos’ City Council: their mother Laura.  Laura Parmer-Lohan, the mom of both Bradley, junior, and Greg, freshmen, was elected to the San Carlos Ci...

Suckers for the Jonas Brothers

Suckers for the Jonas Brothers

David Ramirez, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

Blast from the past: Jonas Brothers return with show-stealing song After a six year hiatus, the sibling trio of our dreams, the Jonas Brothers have made their comeback to the public eye in the release of their new song and music video, “Sucker,” which premiered on YouTube March 1. It garnered a staggering 68 million views in under two weeks, al...

Special sports showcased by Sequoia students

Special sports showcased by Sequoia students

Madeline Carpinelli and Caitlin Sorensen

March 20, 2019

Camogie   Balancing a sliotar on a racket and lunging it into a goal sounds like something out of Harry Potter. But in fact it’s real, and freshman twins Colleen and Bridget Diether play Irish game camogie competitively. “[Camogie] is not like any other sport. It’s kind of like a mixture...

Planning maternity leave with school policy pains teachers

Planning maternity leave with school policy pains teachers

Beatrice Bugos, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

Every year, there are a handful of teachers who go on maternity or parental leave for months on end. Many students don’t know what it fully entails. Months before the leave takes place, the teachers must consider the options available to them in terms of their pay, timing and plans for their class and f...

Stereotypical Silicon Valley look caters to the rich

Stereotypical Silicon Valley look caters to the rich

Ysabelle Punzal, Feature Editor

March 15, 2019

From Airpods and Hydroflasks to North Face and Patagonia, the Silicon Valley lifestyle is evident in the halls and in the classroom. Many students in the Bay Area are seen sporting this look, flexing their $400 Apple watches and $100 North Face backpacks. This lifestyle is known for being fun and...

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