Raven Report

College applicants weigh decision on whether or not to apply early

Rio Popper, Copy Editor

March 20, 2018

Filed under Features

While some college-bound seniors haven’t yet heard back from any colleges and have no idea where they’ll be attending next year, a few have heard back and know precisely where they’ll be come September. Many of these...

Middle College provides alternative to high school

Lauren Stevens, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017

Filed under Features

College is on the horizon for many high school students; some tackle this challenge early through Middle College. This program is designed for high school students craving the flexibility and opportunity found in college settings. ...

Senioritis strikes Class of 2017

Dario McCarty, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Showcase

“Senioritis is the acceptance of moving on with your life. It’s the acceptance that you’re done with high school,” Senior Chris Hagenau said. In other words, it’s just a total lack of motivation to go to class, get ...

Potential presidential policies hit home to many students

Shannon Coan and Isabel Sanchez-Foster

November 2, 2016

Filed under Features

Last November, Dream Club members shared personal stories during a fundraising dinner. Debt free college and a wall along the Mexican border are potential outcomes of the presidential election Nov. 8. Depending on whether Republican nominee Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton wins, these potential policies could hit home for some Sequoia students and their families. IMMIGRATION “America is the land of opportunity—you watch movies and America looks so amazing—you come here for bigger opportunities,” said sophomore Alyanna Belong, a Filipino emigree. America is home to many immigrants who will be vulnerable if certain policies are adopted,...

Undocumented students reach for college dreams at dinner

Claire Bugos, Executive Editor

December 28, 2015

Filed under News

Members of the Dream Club shared their stories, gratitude and messages of hope during the sixth annual “Making Dreams Come True” dinner held in the MPR Nov. 20. Former councilwoman Barbara Pierce spoke and presented  a certi...

Test-optional trend relieves seniors and SAT’s significance

Maddie Pei and Philip Tyson

November 13, 2015

Filed under News

SAT and ACT are among the scariest letters in a high schooler’s vocabulary. This year, however, some Sequoia seniors applying to college can breathe sighs of relief. Over 800 accredited colleges, including the recent addition o...

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