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Funding Feuds Forge Frustration

Funding Feuds Forge Frustration

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Extracurriculars that schools provide are a great way for students to express themselves in a comfortable and safe environment, whether it’s artistically or athletically. However, these can go from fun and educative, to boring and unproductive if they don’t get the necessary funding to stay stimul...

Dream Club

Dream Club

Carlos Luna, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

For many students at Sequoia the Dream Club is a not only somewhere they get to meet other students but also a safe place. It is somewhere where they don’t feel out of place or an outcast just because of their legal status; many of the students in the dream club know of the struggles of being undoc...

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Cupcake

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Cupcake

Madeline Carpinelli and Oscar Nolf

November 19, 2019

  Ingredients: ● ¼ cup butter (half stick), melted and slightly cooled ● ¼ cup vegetable oil ● 5 tbsp milk ● 1 cup light brown sugar, not packed ● 1 tsp vanilla extract ● 2 eggs ● 1 ¼ cup + 2 tbsp flour ● 1 tsp baking powder ● ½ tsp baking soda ● 1 tsp pumpkin...

Migrating to a Better Sequoia

Alex Chang and Alex Cottrell

November 19, 2019

The election of 2020 is coming up. One of the biggest issues that has been fiercely debated during the Trump Administration is immigration. A summary of recent polls by RealClearPolitics has Joe Biden at 29.1 points and Elizabeth Warren 20.3 points, which puts them ahead of all the other democratic ca...

Sequoia Shows Out On Senior Night

Sequoia Shows Out On Senior Night

Gus Kirkpatrick, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Coming into Friday night’s game, Sequoia was 3-5 and in dire need of a win to get back on their feet. They were matched up against Menlo High School who had the same record of 3-5 and had lost their starting quarterback for the remainder of the season due to injury.  “We were really confident going into the g...

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

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...

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