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 […]

Left to right, senior Ali Lee, junior Grace Marshall, senior Sabrina Nunez, junior Cami Klemme cheering on their teamates

After shaky start, memorial game ends in heartwarming victory

On Thursday, community members gathered to watch the varsity softball team play Tam in its first home league game. The game was dedicated to Casassa, who coached the team for 27 seasons. “We are playing for [Casassa] today, but everyday we play for him,” said junior and starting pitcher Morgen Celis. “By playing on the field […]

The team gathers before another run

Zach and the Rippers

Covered in mud up to our knees as the rain poured down, Zach and I struggled to push his car off the road, really just a dirt trail that had turned to mud. In an attempt to beat the main highway traffic, our GPS had lead us astray. My trip up to Tahoe with youth […]

Unable to print its newspaper, Drake High School's Jolly Roger waits whole the Tamalpais Union High School District and California Schools Employee Association resolve a contract dispute.

Jolly Roger unable to print amid contract dispute

Drake’s student-run newspaper, the Jolly Roger, has been unable to publish in print this semester after the print shop run by the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) was shut down. The cease in printing is due to a provision in the district Classified Staff Union, a chapter of the California Schools Employee Association’s (CSEA) […]


This past Friday, Junior Lily Moser and Senior Chris Keating recently acted in their drama production, Almost, Maine.

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Mix It Up club encourages new perspectives

One of Redwood’s newest clubs, Mix It Up, offers a chance for students to feel welcome at Redwood no matter their race or ethnicity. The club was started by Alyssia Cruz, an intern at Redwood who does one-on-one counseling in the Redwood Wellness Center and is a student in the UC Berkeley Master of Social […]


Girls’ softball endures their first loss of the season against San Marin

After a closely contested game, the girls’ varsity softball team was defeated 2-0 on Thursday in a game against San Marin. Due to this upset, Redwood is now seated in second place (9-1) behind San Marin in MCAL. With an encouraging start, junior Morgan Celis threw solid pitches that gave San Marin a tough time […]


UnPresidented: Trump achieves little in first 100 days

“UnPresidented” is a new column discussing the transition and first days of the Trump administration.   On Saturday, the sun will finally set on the first hundred days of a Donald Trump presidency. The significance of the marker may depend on who you ask, whether Trump or the White House. While Trump described the occasion […]


Hooked on fishing: a stress reliever

In a study conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 33.1 million people in the United States go fishing on an annual basis. Among that population are three Redwood students: Seniors Sean Lowry, Matt Walravens and Noah Talamantes have all dedicated countless hours to fishing and venturing throughout the Bay Area. Hooked on the simple […]


Latin restaurants offer diverse flavors

Hace clic aquí para lee en español In Marin, you can find many different diverse cultures both inside Redwood and in the area around it. The melting pot of diversity in Marin offers amazing food, especially in restaurants such as Lucerito, Mi Familia and El Tazumal. Mi Familia, a Mexican restaurant located in San Rafael, […]