China Granger Editor

China is a junior at Redwood and is super excited to be a part of Bark. She bikes to school because parking is a nightmare and likes to think that seaweed is the solution to the food crisis. Additionally, she likes to spend her free time helping old folks with technology.

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Legendary coach honored through memorial game

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The initials “GC” spray-painted around the field were impossible to miss. They were stenciled on the bleachers, inside the dugouts, on first base and on home plate. A cloth banner with the letters was hung beneath the scoreboard, each letter four feet tall. It was a small tribute to the enormous impact that legendary coach […]

Left to right, senior Ali Lee, junior Grace Marshall, senior Sabrina Nunez, junior Cami Klemme cheering on their teamates

After shaky start, memorial game ends in heartwarming victory

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On Thursday, community members gathered to watch the varsity softball team play Tam in its first home league game. The game was dedicated to Casassa, who coached the team for 27 seasons. “We are playing for [Casassa] today, but everyday we play for him,” said junior and starting pitcher Morgen Celis. “By playing on the field […]

Freshman captain Delaney Anderson battles with San Marin for the ball

Soggy conditions don’t dampen spirits

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“Miserable” was the word that circulated through the stands. On Dec. 10, dedicated spectators shivered through two 40-minute halves of the JV girls’ soccer game in umbrella-inverting wind and fierce precipitation. The rain blew sideways and managed to soak just about everyone, except for two mothers who wrapped their legs in trash bags and bundled […]

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Community members protest learning conditions at Marin City school

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Around 8 a.m. on the morning of Nov. 3, a crowd of concerned community members congregated outside Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, a public K-8 school in Marin City, to protest the school’s learning conditions in comparison to the district’s other school, Willow Creek Academy. “I want to see equality in the school district […]

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Desk Jams: Edition 12 – Brendon Wright

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Junior Brendon Wright performs a cover of “Vienna” by Billy Joel.

Preparing to hit the ball, senior Grace Garcia lines up her shot. Garcia showed her leadership skills this year by becoming a captain and helping the new players become familiar with the game.

Girls’ golf lines up for MCALs with help from seniors

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The return of coach Kelly Smith and top player Grace Garcia, supplemented by the camaraderie of the team, has carried the girls’ golf team through a so far undefeated season, and a chance at a historic MCAL championship. If the girls’ golf team placed first at MCALs, it would not only bring an end to […]

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Photo essay: Dance-a-thon

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Resting for only 10 minutes every hour, Redwood’s drama students danced for eight straight hours on Saturday, Oct. 15th to raise money for the drama program.  

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New advisory class seeks to further house system

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This year’s introduction of a new advisory period is expected to help integrate Link Crew’s house system into school culture and toencourage student connections across grade levels, according to Link Crew teachers Erik Berkowitz and Katie Slattery. The house system, which divides incoming freshmen into either Bridge, Light, Mountain, or Tree House, was designed by […]

The team gathers after the win.

Girls’ softball kicks off playoffs in mercy rule finish

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The Giants kicked off their playoff season on Tuesday, May 17 with a 12-2 victory over the Drake Pirates after only six innings due to the mercy rule. After senior Jenny Resnick drove in two runs with a single in the bottom of the sixth, the Giants established a 10 run lead and the game […]

Sophomore Aru Kundhardt smiles  with her parents, Susan and David

Family goes deeper than genes

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The families many of us were born to have shaped our lives in endless ways, yet we often take them for granted. For several students as Redwood, the bond they formed with their families began after birth, with their adoption, and has continued to impact them today. Aru Sophomore Aru Kunhardt has no memory of the place […]