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Physics teacher, Mr. Nash, demonstrates how energy can be safely distributed using a sledgehammer, cinder block, and a bed of nails.

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Dynamic Duos: Edition 1 – Middle infielders

Top of the 7th. One out. The tying run is at first base. Shortstop Devon Pence takes one quick look of acknowledgement to his left at the second baseman Riley Overend and they’re ready. A hard grounder up the middle triggers Pence to scamper to his left. He fields the ball and without hesitation flips […]

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Varsity baseball steals a win in final inning

The boys’ varsity baseball team won a close game against Tam with a final score of 4-3 on Tuesday, March 24 The first two innings went by quickly with most Tam batters not making it to first base due to the talents of the outfielders and senior Tyler Peck who was pitching. The third inning […]

Freshman Caroline Watkins beats a defender during a scrimmage against Marin Catholic.

Varsity lacrosse teams rebuild after losing 23 seniors

Both varsity lacrosse teams face major changes after a combined 23 seniors graduated last season. The boys team lost 13 seniors, who made up over half of the team and most of the starting lineup. Graduated players included Liam Bourke, the MCAL Player of the Year, and MCAL first team members Patrick Tracy, Matt Kennis, […]

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Video: Student discusses experience working at renowned San Francisco doughnut shop

San Francisco’s vibrant night life exists well beyond the clubs. Bob’s Donut and Pastry Shop, widely revered as the source of some of the city’s most scrumptious treats, is all the rage on Polk Street. Bob’s, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is currently owned by the family of senior Rachel Ahn. […]

Artistic rendering of the new Central Marin Ferry Connection Multi-Use Pathway over East Sir Francis Drake Blvd in Larkspur.

Installment of bridge over Sir Francis Drake to begin in late March

Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, between the Highway 101 exit and the Larkspur Ferry Terminal, will be closed for two days at the end of March in order to install a prefabricated footbridge over the busy thoroughfare. The new bridge will ensure a safer and more accessible route across the bustling boulevard for bicyclists and pedestrians […]

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News


Students, faculty notified of measles exposure plan

Marin public school officials were recently notified that if a student from their respective school contracts the measles virus, students and staff who cannot demonstrate immunity will be prohibited from attending school for up to 21 days. In a series of emails received by Redwood parents and faculty, Marin County Public Health Officer Matt Willis […]

Sports


Soccer looks to overcome rocky start

After a rough start to their 2015 campaign, girls’ varsity soccer is looking to rebound despite having an unusually young team. Although they lost their first two pre-season games 5-0 to Marin Academy and 1-0 to Urban High School, the team won their first MCAL game of the season against Terra Linda with a score […]

Opinion


Teenage spirit rains on St. Paddy’s Day Parade

9:30 a.m on Saturday, March 14: teenagers storm the San Francisco docks. Earlier, these same teenagers crowded the Larkspur ferry, brimming with anticipation for the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Their arrival in San Francisco turned the streets into a blur of green. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is hosted by the United Irish Societies of […]

Culture


Face-to-Face: Should athletes be required to take PE?

Face-to-Face is a feature that allows two members of the Redwood community to grill each other, argue, or simply converse about a relevant issue or event. We provide the topic, and they do the rest. This month’s participants are sophomore Ella Marlatt and freshman Karishma Kumar. The two debate whether athletes should be required to take […]

Review


Netflix original ‘House of Cards’ fails to ace third season

The Netflix original series, “House of Cards” suffers from story fatigue in its third season. Although the new season lacks the excitement of previous ones, the show has not collapsed yet. Season three brings a shift in tone for the series. By the end of season two, the main character, Frank Underwood, had cheated and […]