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Review of Mademoiselle Colette

Zoe Dufner, Multimedia Editor

January 9, 2020

Mademoiselle Colette is a bakery influenced predominantly by French cuisine, that recently opened in downtown Redwood City. The price range on drinks (excluding wine and champagne) is from about $2 to $5, and on food is $9 to $16. “The croissants are very airy, and the ambiance is really nice,” sop...

The Vending Machine Crisis

The Vending Machine Crisis

Grant Weiner, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2020

At Sequoia, we have a very significant issue with vending machines located on campus. As of now, we have one location with two vending machines, one for beverages and one for small snacks. It has come to my attention that many Sequoia students are dissatisfied with both, the number of vending machines ...

Adopting a New View Towards Giving

Adopting a New View Towards Giving

Alex Chang, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2020

Everyone has a wish list. However, sometimes those wishes are never granted. But every holiday season, Sequoia runs the Adopt-a-Family program, where families in need can apply to receive gifts anonymously. This year, 660 gifts were donated from people in the Sequoia community, and those gifts went 110...

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...

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