A firefighter battles a raging fire in Northern California.

Destructive wildfires burn over 217,000 acres and destroy an estimated 5,700 structures

  Destructive wildfires burn over 217,000 acres and destroy an estimated 5,700 structures by Christine Watridge UPDATED Monday, Oct. 16: According to Cal Fire, several new fires ignited on Monday Oct. 16, but the 11,000 firefighters have continued to make good progress on the 14 remaining wildfires. Forty one people have been killed, including a […]

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Raging wildfires force cancellation of sports and school

Wildfires continue to scorch Northern California’s wine country regions, quickly becoming the deadliest fire in California’s history with a confirmed death toll of 35 and over 600 people still missing, according to the San Francisco (SF) Chronicle. The forceful velocity of these fires has rained ash and poured smoke over the Bay Area, resulting in […]

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Boys’ varsity water polo triumphant over Justin Siena

On Tuesday, the boys’ varsity water polo team defeated Justin Siena, 12-7. The game remained tight through the first and second quarter, but then the Giants pulled away in the third and brought home the victory. This win put the Giant’s in fourth place in MCALs, recording 2-1 in league play. The Giant’s started off […]

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Redwood student arrested in bomb threat investigation

In an email sent shortly before 4:00 p.m. on Friday Sept. 29, Principal David Sondheim forwarded a press release by the Central Marin Police Authority (CMPA), informing the Redwood community that a 17-year old male senior had been arrested in connection to the bomb threat made on Sept. 19, and is now facing multiple charges. […]

Students and staff were notified about the graffitied threat, forcing administration to  determine its legitimacy.

Updated: School shooting threat leaves community conflicted over following day’s attendance

On Thursday, Sept. 28, students and staff were notified of a message in a stall in a girls’ bathroom threatening that a school shooting would occur the next day at Redwood. At approximately 1 p.m., students brought the graffiti to the attention of the administration, according to Assistant Principal Saum Zargar. Following the report, the […]

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Security guard Jay DeMaestri overlooks the back lot on Friday with a mask to avoid smoke inhalation from recent fires.

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Destructive wildfires burn over 217,000 acres and destroy an estimated 5,700 structures

  Destructive wildfires burn over 217,000 acres and destroy an estimated 5,700 structures by Christine Watridge UPDATED Monday, Oct. 16: According to Cal Fire, several new fires ignited on Monday Oct. 16, but the 11,000 firefighters have continued to make good progress on the 14 remaining wildfires. Forty one people have been killed, including a […]

Sports


Senior expands her passion for aerial dancing through teaching

When she was 12, senior Emma Ross wasn’t like the other girls at her horseback riding camp. It was not the horses that she was drawn to—instead, she had her eyes on an activity more daring, a sport that no one that she knew had done before, a passion that she would later pursue throughout […]

Opinion


The classroom is no place for bias

Not even a school in the middle of sheltered Marin can monitor their students, who tune into the news and in turn converse on the subject, using class time to discuss the polarizing events that recently took place. Public school teachers should plan what to say when they look at the impressionable teens sitting before […]

Culture


Destructive wildfires burn over 217,000 acres and destroy an estimated 5,700 structures

  Destructive wildfires burn over 217,000 acres and destroy an estimated 5,700 structures by Christine Watridge UPDATED Monday, Oct. 16: According to Cal Fire, several new fires ignited on Monday Oct. 16, but the 11,000 firefighters have continued to make good progress on the 14 remaining wildfires. Forty one people have been killed, including a […]

Review


Free-spirited energy showcased in ‘The Glass Castle’

How does a filmmaker recreate a life? A life so complicated, untraditional and free-spirited that it was difficult for me to even visualize it in written form. As I headed to the theater to watch Destin Daniel Cretton’s film adaptation of Jeannette Walls’ memoir “The Glass Castle,” I assumed that it simply couldn’t be done. […]