School board votes to expand wellness

The TUHSD school board voted to expand the district’s wellness program to Tam and Drake on May 10 after an emotional months-long process for community supporters and the board. The extension of wellness will consist of the hiring of part-time wellness coordinators at the two schools as well as a wellness outreach specialist at Drake, […]

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Triple Threat Game Night

On a warm spring afternoon, fans gathered at three separate events for redwood’s first triple threat game night. It was one of the last regular season games for all three teams, and each sport ended the night with a decisive victory.

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Acclaimed Americana artists make a pit stop at Redwood

Trey Hensley and Rob Ickes, two acclaimed Nashville musicians, stopped by Redwood’s music room this past Wednesday, performing a set for the fifth, sixth and seventh period music classes. Hensley (acoustic guitar) and Ickes’ (dobro) set consisted of original songs from their Grammy-nominated album “Before the Sun Goes Down,” covers from a diverse range of […]

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Coaching trio proves key to success on the diamond

As baseball season swings back around, The Bark has decided to look into exactly what makes this coaching staff so special and different. These three coaches led the varsity team to victory in both North Coast Section and the Marin County Athletic League in 2015. With high expectations for this year’s team, coaches Mike Firenzi, […]

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Desk Jams Edition 10: Max Lukianchikov

  Senior Max Lukianchikov discusses his passion for guitar and why music is important to him. Lukianchikov is a part of the Redwood band “Canopy”.  

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Senior Zack Kopstein prepares to race his human powered vehicle during the engineering projects final.

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News


Rocketry competes in national championship

On May 14, four Redwood Students competed in the world’s largest student rocketry competition, the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC), and placed 88th out of 90 qualifying teams due to in-flight malfunctions. The four students, Senior Kevin Makens, Juniors Ashlyn D’Orazio, Joseph Alavi and Filip Platek, were one of 101 teams in the United States […]

Sports


First time for everything: Unlikely candidates to take the 2016 World Series

According to a recent Bark survey, 36 percent of Redwood students believe the Giants are destined to win the World Series. These four teams have never won a Commissioner’s Trophy of their own, and I’m here to tell you why they have a real opportunity to seize their first World Series.   Nationals (28-18) 1st […]

Opinion


For America’s sake, don’t be a Bern victim

  If you are a glutton for disappointment, have I got a candidate for you. Florida Senator Marco Rubio hit it on the head when he said, “Bernie Sanders would be a great president … of Sweden.” The potential Democratic nominee has advocated policies that are unrealistic and infeasible. So while some Democrats say that […]

Culture


Uniacke to attend hotel management and culinary arts school overseas

This fall, senior Spencer Uniacke will attend the Cèsar Ritz School of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts in Switzerland at its Le Bouveret campus on Lake Geneva. There, he will study hospitality and hotel management with a focus on entrepreneurship. Uniacke’s decision to pursue hotel management and culinary arts stemmed in part from his family’s […]

Review


Andrews’ sophomore effort lacks driving plot

The latest novel from the author of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” “The Haters” is another coming-of-age tale that is good only when maintaining a suspension of disbelief. Wes, Corey and Ash meet at jazz camp during the summer; however, none of them are very skilled or interested in jazz. Instead, they are […]