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DeVos wages war on campus sexual assault policy

October 18, 2017

What is being repealed and why are people upset? In 2011 the Obama Administration proposed a plan on how to carry out sexual assault investigations and allegations on college campuses. A lower standard...

Shadow Program illuminates introductions to Sequoia life

The Sequoia Shadow program exposes prospective students to the realities of life on campus even before they choose to attend.
October 18, 2017

Hundreds of eighth graders shadow at Sequoia every year, but some are prepared by siblings or friends. Others come with nothing. Many of the shadows that eventually attend Sequoia see a completely different...

Vaulters spring into new year with Stahler

September 20, 2017

Sequoia’s Pole Vault team played its first matches during the 2017 spring season for the first time after Resources Officer David Stahler decided to lead the team. Though students could still compete...

New teachers quickly find love for Sequoia

September 20, 2017

Vicki Barone Department: English Prior School: Gilroy High School Barone has moved around within the Bay Area for several years with her husband, two dogs, and one cat. Right now she commutes from Half...

Lighting the way through tradition

September 13, 2017

Every year at graduation, Helio, an ancient Chinese lantern symbolizing wisdom, is passed down from the senior class president to the incoming senior class president. Helio was first introduced at Sequoia...

Science-loving students travel to see total solar eclipse

August 23, 2017

As most Sequoia students sat in their second and third-period classes, several other students watched day become night in Oregon during the total solar eclipse. One such student was senior Layne Stanley,...

The 2017 College & Career Map

May 31, 2017

Compare this year's class against those from past years.

Sequoia groups seclude despite statistical diversity

May 31, 2017

Sequoia’s motto is “a place of friends”; however, its many different populations do not seem to get to know one another. “Diversity is an amazing thing—it gives an understanding of another...

Q&A with past and present IB Diploma students

You’ve heard it a million times. “IB sucks.” “Don’t do it because it’s so much work.” “CAS hours are so annoying.” Or you’ve heard—”IB is hard, but worth it.” “You learn time management.” “It boosts your GPA.” But how do you know whose opinion to trust? In the following Q&A, past and present IB Diploma students discuss their opinion on the IB Diploma.
May 31, 2017

Jared Peterson, senior Q: What was hard about the Diploma? A:“In my first semester of senior year getting all the [Internal Assessments] for every class together alongside college essays and applications...

Players tackle spring football

May 31, 2017

Most sports have optional conditioning periods; however, football has mandatory training nearly year round. Starting in January, players train towards Spring Ball, a period in spring that starts after...

‘178 Blank Pages’ fills theater with tears on and offstage

'178 Blank Pages' fills theater with tears on and offstage
May 31, 2017

The soundtrack to senior Bryce Stephens’s play, “178 Blank Pages,” was a chorus of “awwws” from the 244 audience members in Carrington May 19. Whether it was a scene featuring the play’s subtle...

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