Jolly Roger staff members (left to right) Nadov Radar, Rex Collenette and Julliette Carey  lay out their paper.

Jolly Roger resumes printing after contract dispute is resolved

The district’s Classified Staff Union came to an agreement within their contact with the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board on May 9 which allows Drake High School’s student newspaper, the Jolly Roger, to print their backdated issues and one final issue this year through an outside printer. Previously, a clause within the contract […]

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Senior Farewell Rally

The Senior Farewell Rally encompassed the journey Redwood’s senior class has taken throughout these four years of high school. Starting off with a rendition of our national anthem, the rally transpired smoothly from there on out. The seniors and freshman played the juniors and sophomores in dodgeball, Advanced Performance Workshop played some tunes, all grades […]

Receiving their $11,000 check for first place, four members of the Elix team represented their start-up at the Diamond Challenge.

Elix Incubator wins $11,000 for placing first at international competition

Whether it was a plane ride across the globe or a long drive across the highway, 14 semi-finalist teams from all over the world congregated in Newark, Delaware to make their final business pitch for $11,000. Among them were juniors Haley Catton, Isabella Liu, Stash Pomichter and Andrew Yates, representing Elix Incubator. After numerous rounds […]

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Epidemic of copying homework catalyzed by technology

What is it that leads students to neglect their own thoughts and brainlessly transcribe someone else’s for a passing grade? Similar to the bubonic plague, smallpox and Ebola, copying homework is the next epidemic, and it’s already here. The March Bark survey found that 80 percent of Redwood students copy homework at least once a […]

Sophomore Niklas Korn rappels down a steep cliff.

Reaching new heights: Students capture their adventures through film and photography

Before sophomore Harrison Segal began rock climbing, he assumed the activity was “something for people with a death wish.” He can’t believe that he and his friends, a group that calls themselves the California Climbers, are now the ones spending their spare time hanging off the side of a cliff for fun. The climbing group […]

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A local community member talks to an Amnesty International club representative at the club's fundraising event for refugees held Tuesday night.

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Jolly Roger resumes printing after contract dispute is resolved

The district’s Classified Staff Union came to an agreement within their contact with the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board on May 9 which allows Drake High School’s student newspaper, the Jolly Roger, to print their backdated issues and one final issue this year through an outside printer. Previously, a clause within the contract […]

Sports


Honorable Mention Prep of the Year: Alex Wilson

Five foot tall, nine-year-old Alex Wilson was decked out head to toe in pads, a helmet and his oversized navy jersey, towering over his friends in the huddle. Little did he know that nine years later and a whopping 1½ feet taller, he would lead the MCAL in touchdowns, yards and receptions for wide receivers. […]

Opinion


Intrusive classroom software harms student-teacher relationship

The tired trope of Big Brother as a synonym for any sort of perceived invasion of privacy is a fixture of our society, so it was no surprise to me when students in my AP Literature class referenced the Orwell classic a few weeks ago were instructed to download a Google Chrome extension on our […]

Culture


Senior to follow in sister’s footsteps on PCT

Long days, sore feet, heavy backpacks — this is what awaits those who attempt the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) — as well as beautiful views, new friendships, self-discovery and the adventure of a lifetime. This combination proved irresistible to senior Robert McInnis, who plans to hike the trail in its entirety in the spring of […]

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Lamar simultaneously impresses and disappoints fans in long-awaited ‘DAMN.’

Kendrick Lamar’s new album, “DAMN.” places him in uncharted territory as a hip-hop superstar. While he has long been heralded as the best rapper alive, he never dominated the billboard chart. Then “HUMBLE” dropped. And the streams for “DAMN.” were released. Now Kendrick is not only the best rapper alive, but also the most popular […]