Senior Leadership students Luna Zirpoli, Amelia Shunk and Jacqueline Massey-Blake (from left to right) pose, ready to hand out fortune cookies.

Leadership spreads the love (and also fortune cookies)

  On Wednesday, Feb. 14, joyful music played outside of the school as students were greeted on their way into the building in celebration of Valentine’s Day. With a red carpet under their feet, students entered through the doors as the Leadership class cheered them on. Claps, high fives and chants resounded. Fortune cookies that […]

IMG_6184

Tamalpais High School students take first steps in addressing tragic Florida school shooting

Upon arriving to school and beginning their first period, a group of Tamalpais High School (Tam) students couldn’t shake the fact that today was not a normal day. Thursday, Feb. 15 marked the day following the nation’s most fatal high school shooting to date, which took place in Parkland, Fla. What started as an impassioned […]

IMG_0248

Giants squash Mustangs in 43-29 team win

The boys’ varsity basketball team utilized their entire skill set on Senior Night to defeat San Marin on Saturday, Feb. 3. The Giants did not have one player in double figures, but had nine players that contributed with points in their victory, according to MaxPreps. According to senior guard Alex Diaz, it was an emotional […]

IMG_9490

Girls’ varsity basketball outlast San Marin in Senior Night victory

The girls’ varsity basketball team came out on top on Saturday, Feb. 3, maintaining their undefeated league record. The Giants fought down to the wire against the San Marin Mustangs in their 54-49 win on Senior Night. With two minutes left in the game, down by two points, Giants’ coach, Diane Peterson, called a timeout […]

The crowd screams as Alex Diaz scores a half-court buzzer-beater shot.

Buzzer-beater, Unified team and Make a Wish spice up winter rally

On Thursday, Feb. 1, Redwood students were packed shoulder to shoulder, standing proudly in their grade section for the winter student showcase rally. Enthusiasm and school spirit radiated throughout the main gym during the rally, which is a highly-awaited and popular event as it only happens three times per school year. To start off the […]

Snapshot

Students line up outside the amphitheater to receive a plate of Panda Express in celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Previous snapshots

News


Leadership’s lunch success with Panda Express

On Friday, Feb. 16, Leadership sold food from Panda Express at the amphitheater during lunch to celebrate the Chinese New Year and to kick-off the start of Ski Week. Eager to eat, many students rushed to stand in line even before the first lunch bell rang. Although the line was extremely long, Leadership students worked […]

Sports


Giants able to fend off the Wildcats in first round victory

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the boys’ varsity basketball team pulled out the victory from the Marin Catholic Wildcats in the first round of MCAL playoffs for the first time since 2014. The Giants won 49-44 due to the team’s key free throw shooting and crunch time blocks by junior guard Miles Squires at the end […]

Opinion


Editorial: Making our case for the double block

We’ve all experienced how quickly our classes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays go by. It seems that after taking attendance, checking in with students, collecting homework and going over the schedule, there is barely enough time to go over the day’s material. It’s hard to learn from a rushed teacher, and it’s difficult to process […]

Culture


Redwood faculty becomes part of the #MeToo movement

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) female staff members have spoken up in the wake of the national #MeToo movement and are sharing their stories as victims of sexual misconduct with the public. Jessica Crabtree came forward to Sondheim and athletic director Jessica Piesch three years ago about being sexually assaulted in 1985, when […]

Review


Snapchat struggles to satisfy users

Picture the lot at 7:30 am; there is an easy flow of traffic, some arriving and others leaving. It is a simple system, not overwhelming and fairly straight forward. This is fairly similar to the way Snapchat functioned in its old format. However, the most recent update left more than half a million people angered […]