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The Implications of Pass No Pass Grading

The Implications of Pass No Pass Grading

Maddie Cowgill, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2020

Some students think of pass no pass grading as a way to hide their bad grades. Some students think of it as the only way to preserve their GPA in a time when distractions are constant. Some students think of it as a system that discredits their hard work and hours of time put into getting A’s.  Th...

Pandemic turned to Paradise on the Nintendo Switch

Hope Callaghan, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2020

Animal Crossing is a well-known franchise that is famous for its lovable characters and peaceful gameplay and the new edition to the several games that it has released is taking the world by storm. Beginning in 2001 on the Nintendo 64, a new game has been made for each new Nintendo console continuing wi...

Girls basketball team’s real MVP

Girls basketball team's real MVP

Caitlin Dulsky, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2020

Many people have been to the boys and girls home basketball games and have heard Christine Picchi singing the national anthem. Christine Picchi, daughter of Sequoia girls varsity basketball coach Steve Picchi, is a wonderful singer and sings the national anthem at many sporting events. She has been a...

Our Very Own Mister Rogers

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2020

Mister Rogers is a name everyone knows. Our generation never actually watched his show, but we know of his show. He had a puppet and a song, and walked around a neighborhood, but that’s about the extent of our Mister Rogers knowledge. The new movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” completely chan...

Hollywood’s Downfall

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Greta Reich, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2020

The entertainment industry has had its ups and downs over the years, but it seems as though this year could be its final curtain call.

The Unsung Heroes of Sequoia

Cherry Stephens

Jay Tipirneni and Taylor Gayner

April 7, 2020

As we walk the halls of Sequoia, we tend to disregard many of those who work and contribute to this school. From the custodians to the facilities managers, their stories can be plentiful and powerful.  One such story is that of Cherry Stephens. Here, she serves as the plant manager, which means sh...

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Health Myths and Misconceptions

PAMF employee provides presentation on how to keep healthy nutrition.

Nicholas Lawrence, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

At the local health fair on Monday, a presentation on teen nutrition was given by multiple Sutter Health employees. Near the end, they held a segment named "Myth or Truth?" This asked multiple questions about commonly-held health misconceptions. Here are some of them.   Q : Weight equals health. A...

Laughing At War

David Ramirez, Feature Editor

February 17, 2020

So far, 2020 has given us: The Corona Virus. Australia's wildfires. The WWIII memes. Our president's impeachment. Perhaps our generation has dealt with enough of the world's current darkness, so to no surprise, the WWIII memes have taken the media by storm; Grinding out a multitude of voices and differing...

What Happened to Trump

Alex Chang and Alex Cottrell

February 13, 2020

For the third time in our country's history, a president has been impeached. President Donald Trump was accused of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, meaning he acted without the permission of  Congress by blocking people from testifying and used his power for personal benefit. On July 25, 2...

Sequoia Latinas Shine at Youth Of The Year

Youth Of The Year 2020 participants

Ignacio Dominguez-Coronado, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

This past Tuesday, January 28th, 2020, the Boys and Girls Club  “The Forest” in Redwood City hosted its annual “Youth of The Year” with the participation of six young Sequoia seniors.  Youth Of The Year is an annual ceremony for members of the Clubhouse who compete within their local Clubhouse ...

The Art Of Cooking

The Art Of Cooking

Isabella Burns, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The art of cooking. Flavors that ravenge around you in an array of colors and taste. The composition, composure. Combining certain flavors that can make the most opposing ingredients combine. Getting these skills usually is available through a culinary arts college, However though Sequoia’s culinary pro...

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