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Oh the Places We’ll Go!

Oh the Places We’ll Go! by Kylie Kvam, Annie Forsman, and Olivia Dominguez Class of 2016 Senior College map.

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 […]

Russo watches practice with the team behind him.

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, […]

Snapshot

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


Chief’s Farewell – Olivia Dominguez

The first story I ever wrote as an honorary Barkie earned me a one way ticket to the Principal’s office. I had uncovered the phenomenon of students snorting adderall at the Back to School dance and let me just say, people were not happy. While the major issue with the administration was an editor’s use […]

Culture


Living by the sword

The clinking of the foils starts rather quietly and then escalates into a roaring tin. Fencers dance back and forth on long white pistes, jabbing and retreating, and then jabbing and retreating over again. Here and there a buzzer sounds, notifying everyone that a fencer has been touched by an opponent’s foil, and over the […]

Review


The Huntsman returns, but boredom reigns

The overarching failure of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” a prequel-sequel combination to the 2012 box office hit “Snow White and the Huntsman,” is its inability to engage the audience. Despite adequate acting and cinematography, the film suffers from a lack of emotional depth and character growth. The first part of the movie, the prequel, depends […]