Raven Report

What have you heard?

Mia Padilla, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Teachers always hear more than they let on, so what is the weirdest thing they have heard?...

Tale of two schools: Division amongst diversity

Jonathan Guzman, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018

Diversity is prominent in the hallways of Sequoia, but upon entering a classroom, the Sequoia experience is dramatically different. Many diverse schools experience achievement gaps—a common pattern in America’s education system...

Separate but not equal: Barriers cut through Sequoia’s halls

Soana Afu and Sarah Fazio

January 24, 2018

It can occur during the simplest interactions; a glance in the hallway to a brief conversation in class: implicit racism can take many forms, and it does. Unconsciously, individual possess biases and judgements of people from...

‘Rocky’ start to Nicotine renovations

Sarah Fazio, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018

The construction on the new Nicotine turf field next to the football field was delayed recently after its initial start earlier this year due to a mishap in the type of rock used by the contracting company. The rock was installed...

Serious concerns kick start mental health programs across Sequoia and distrcit

Rio Popper and Taylor Gayner

January 22, 2018

Few students are aware of Sequoia's newer and lesser known services and initiatives. Meant to help students dealing with mental-health issues, these programs teach lessons that can be brought into day-to-day life, and are part o...

Wi-fi block disconnects students

Rio Popper and Lauren Stevens

October 18, 2017

  “The wi-fi block allowed me to accidentally come across pornography, but stopped me from looking at Pinterest for art,” senior Ellis Spickermann said. Wi-fi is a centralizing force in most students’ lives. It...

Lighting the way through tradition

Shannon Coan, Feature Editor

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 in 1900; it started...

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