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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. Now, the people who painted them are back to give us another delightful painting. Kurt Godula st...

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 who participated and those who watched. All of today's seniors are experiencing something never experienced bef...

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, which is where Sequoia’s Peer Mediators can help. The Peer Mediators traditionally help mediat...

Some Good News

Encouraging sidewalk art and signs around San Carlos and Redwood City

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2020

How communities are spreading positivity in the face of pandemic.

Youth Advisory Board efforts seek to support students amidst pandemic

Youth Advisory Board efforts seek to support students amidst pandemic

Jay Tipirneni, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

Amid the chaos of the global pandemic, the Youth Advisory Board is working towards improving the lives of students who may be struggling at home.  The YAB’s main goal is to identify and help fulfill the needs of students. Throughout the school year, this would look like holding stress-relieving worksho...

Opinion: Donald Trump’s Lacking Pandemic Response

Hope Callaghan and Madeleine Cowgill, Staff Reporters

April 26, 2020

As the Coronavirus ravages our country, our president has decided to halt immigration in the name of stopping the spread of the Coronavirus. In reality, he is using the Coronavirus as a cover to support his own anti-immigration agenda.  “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect ...

The Pink Box Initiative – Shelter-in-Place Edition

Carla Roberts, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2020

Sequoia’s resident Young Feminist’s Club is back on the grind, even despite the shelter-in-place mandate issued a little over a month ago. During the shelter-in-place, the club’s only male member, Alessandro Keshap, developed an idea to continue distributing menstrual products to those in need.  ...

Juniors’ future uncertain in the face of COVID-19

Juniors' future uncertain in the face of COVID-19

Jay Tipirneni, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2020

Less than a month ago that I was preparing to publish an issue for my school newspaper. One story in the issue was about the COVID-19 virus, its global status, and its health impact. Our issue had arrived in print a few days following the closure of the campus. My intuition would reassure me that this vir...

Distance Learning planners to stay organized

Distance Learning planners to stay organized

Madeline Carpinelli, Managing Editor

April 21, 2020

Distance learning makes it harder than ever to stick to a schedule and get work done on time. That's why we made you some planners so you can stay organized. 

Focus-Improvement Activities

Carla Roberts, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2020

           As we surpass the stage of netflix marathons and stress-eating, quarantine has become a time to evolve ourselves. Honing new skills; practicing more effective work or school schedules; maintaining and strengthening our bonds with family and friends who we no longer get to see--all ar...

Shopping in a New Era

Shopping in a New Era

Maddie Cowgill, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2020

Lines that have never been there before have been springing up in front of grocery stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joes. Markers on the ground have appeared to point out where people should be standing to ensure they stay 6 feet apart while waiting in line. At peak shopping times it can take up t...

Making the most of the quarantine: new hobbies to try

Making the most of the quarantine: new hobbies to try

Madeline Carpinelli, Managing Editor

April 19, 2020

Worldwide, there are almost 2 million people with COVID-19. Lockdowns and quarantines around the world are shutting down businesses, schools, public transportation, and more. Doctors, scientists and politicians are scrambling to try to slow down the spread of the virus and find a possible vaccine. As...

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