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Weddings for Equality

Weddings for Equality

Alex Cottrell and Nicholas Lawrence

February 26, 2020

In 1996, the Defense of Marriage Act was signed, defining marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife. In 2015, same-sex marriage was legalized across the entire country, in the supreme court case Obergefell v. Hodges. Throughout the United States, same-sex marriage has been fough...

Legends Live Forever

Legends Live Forever

Caitlin Dulsky, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2020

Sunday morning the world was struck with tragedy: Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter accident, along with his 13 year old daughter, Gigi, and seven others. Bryant and the rest of the passengers were on their way to Gigi’s basketball game, but poor weather conditions in Calabasas, California, unfit...

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...

PG&E shuts off power to prevent wildfires

PG&E shuts off power to prevent wildfires

Madeline Carpinelli, Managing Editor

January 14, 2020

After years of devastating wildfires in California and declaring bankruptcy, PG&E decided to cut off power to thousands of Californians throughout October to avoid more fires. In October 2017, catastrophic fires started, called the Northern California Firestorm, North Bay and Wine Country fires,...

Robotics tournament held at Sequoia

Robotics tournament held at Sequoia

Ray Evans, Opinion Editor

November 19, 2019

A Robotics tournament, hosted by the Sequoia robotics team, took place at Sequoia on Nov 17, drawing 17 teams from across the Bay Area. First Tech Challenge (FTC) is a robotics league for 7th through 12th graders. In it, robots built by the teams compete to complete various tasks on a mat. There i...

Backpacks prohibited from sports games

Madeline Carpinelli and Oscar Nolf

November 19, 2019

After issues at Sequoia’s first football game of the season arose on Sept. 5, the administration implemented a new policy prohibiting backpacks and bags at football and basketball games. During the first football game against Sequoia’s rival school, Woodside, a massive turnout led to problems with al...

Sequoia Shows Out On Senior Night

Damare Ward prepares to take the snap

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...

Sequoia Falls to Half Moon Bay in Blowout Fashion

Cornerback Steven Stone makes a tackle in the backfield

Gus Kirkpatrick, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

Following a loss to San Mateo, Sequoia was 3-4 and looking to bounce back to remain .500. Though to do this, they would have to beat 7-0 Half Moon Bay, who is ranked in the top 100 in California.  “If we went out there and played hard, not worrying about making mistakes or being the hero, but just p...

Teen Advisory Board plans for new teen hangout spot

While the hangout spot doesn't yet have an official location, one ideas was using the bottom floor of a future Facebook office in downtown Redwood City on certain days.

Kelsie Garay and David Ramirez

April 24, 2019

Redwood City’s Teen Advisory Board is planning to create a teen hang-out spot for high schoolers to study, chill out and chat with friends. Even though this plan is still in its early stages, the center is planned to be opened in Redwood City within the next few years. The Teen Advisory Board is a committee of yo...

Health Careers Academy wins award for providing challenging curriculum, real-world opportunities

Madeline Carpinelli and Caitlin Sorensen

April 24, 2019

Sequoia’s Health Careers Academy (HCA) became one of the seven California Partnership Academies (CPA) distinguished academies in California, beating almost 400 other institutions for the award on March 4 at the CPA conference in Sacramento.  After three years of being observed by the CPA organiz...

Girls just wanna have fundamental change

Shannon Coan, Copy Editor

April 24, 2019

Filled with nerves and excitement she walks through the doors of the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. World leaders sit before her as she listens to a conversation about advancing the rights of women in their respective countries. As junior Sophie Cattalini attended the U.N. Commission on the...

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