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Why do people think dinosaurs are a myth?

May 12, 2022

Today conspiracy theorists come up with theories about almost anything that is not physically proven and dinosaurs are not an exception.  We found that most students at Sequoia do not believe in these...

Perdido en la traducción: las oportunidades y obstáculos del programa Native Speakers de Sequoia.

Perdido en la traducción: las oportunidades y obstáculos del programa Native Speakers de Sequoia.

Haylee Huynh, Staff Reporter March 7, 2022
“Yo diría que deberían ser un poco más conscientes, como si no todo el mundo hablara un solo idioma. Y no todo el mundo habla de cierta manera”, dijo Flores. “Hay múltiples maneras de hablar y aunque la mayoría de los estudiantes aquí son de un cierto tipo de cultura, como mexicanos y cosas como esa, todavía hay alguna otra diversidad necesaria en el programa de hablantes nativos. Así que supongo que sea consciente un poco más de eso. Y no centrarse sólo en una forma específica de hablar”.
Lost in translation: the opportunities and obstacles of Sequoia’s Native Speakers program.

Lost in translation: the opportunities and obstacles of Sequoia’s Native Speakers program.

Haylee Huynh, Staff Reporter March 7, 2022
“I would say they should be a little bit more aware of– like, not everyone speaks one language. And not everyone speaks a certain way,” Flores said. “There are multiple ways to speak it and although most kids here are from a certain type of culture, like Mexican and things like that, there is still some other diversity needed in the native speaker program. So I guess, be aware a little bit more of that. And not just focus on one specific way to talk.” 
Opposing identities

Opposing identities

Zoraya King, Multimedia Editor March 7, 2022

In an age of acceptance, gender-neutral pronoun variations have slowly begun to be introduced to gendered languages, including French and Spanish. While this change has sparked support from queer people...

Photo by Dreamstime, edited by Allison Wang

The exponential growth of math and ELD classes

Allison Wang and Zach Tyson March 7, 2022

Planning for an influx of new students this semester, the math department kept existing classes small and opened up much needed general math pathways. According to Instructional Vice Principal Kristin...

From redwood town to Redwood City: Sequoia Stations redevelopment in the modern era

From redwood town to Redwood City: Sequoia Station’s redevelopment in the modern era

Mateo Mangolini, Staff Reporter March 7, 2022

Sequoia station, that sea of asphalt. and concrete, is seen by some as a relic of a bygone era, a monument to cold, calculating urban planning that seeks only to maximize profitability over enjoyability....

Illustration by Vecteezy and Sequoia Union
High School District, edited by Allison Wang

Science signals significant diversification

Allison Wang, Copy Editor March 7, 2022

The science department is planning new changes, although these changes won’t be present on campus and in student schedules until a couple years pass by for Sequoia High School. One of the largest changes...

Fishermans Wharf

Hidden Gems of the Bay Area

Greta Reich, Feature Editor March 7, 2022

Living in the Bay Area provides us, as both students and teachers, with great opportunities for places to go. From the Golden Gate Bridge to our own Redwood City Cinemark theater, there is a wide array...

IB Physics class subbed by Mr. Ton-Tho

Sub-Apocalypse

Oscar Nolf and Greta Reich March 7, 2022

Substitute teachers have a reputation for providing students with an enjoyable level of chaos for a day while the teacher has to be out. With the best of intentions, they attempt to control a class they...

BUILD-ing their future

David Raymond, Feature March 7, 2022

After coming back to school in- person, students have had to grapple with relearning social and educational norms, and rekindling a sense of community with one another. These adjustments fit in with...

Signs inform visitors that masks are required inside the Ferry Building in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, July 19, 2021. Officials in the San Francisco area are recommending that residents wear masks again indoors in public places regardless of vaccination status. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

COVID-19 could take away student social life again

Tyler Zarganis and Brenden Velez , Staff Reporter March 7, 2022

There is a fear of going back to distance learning again with the new COVID-19 variants and staff shortage.  Almost two years ago to the date, schools were forced to convert to online school. Fast...

CTE readies students for the real world

CTE readies students for the real world

David Raymond, Staff Reporter January 10, 2022

Sequoia offers a variety of options to students looking for classes that will directly translate towards a career. Some of these classes include woodshop, culinary arts, Java programming, and the Health...

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