Danielle Chemtob Former Staff

Danielle Chemtob is the News Editor for the evolving media class of the Bark. When she isn’t spending her time working on the Bark, she enjoys reading YA novels, particularly those of John Green, and still cries over Dobby’s death in the last Harry Potter book (oops, spoiler alert) every time she reads it. Other hobbies of hers include listening to classic rock, particularly Pink Floyd and Nirvana, as well as writing short stories and singing in a choir. She enjoys travelling, and this past summer travelled to Sweden, Latvia, and England, and hopes to be able to traverse other parts of the globe in her future endeavors.

Contact Danielle Chemtob: dchemtob@redwoodbark.org.


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Violence in Powder Puff calls tradition into question

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Every year during Homecoming Week, junior and senior girls strut onto the field, decked out in football jerseys, as they prepare to go head-to-head in a seemingly harmless flag-football competition known as “Powder Puff Football.” However, this school tradition is becoming less about friendly competition between classes, and more about physicality and fighting, posing a […]

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Students participate in Tiburon Mile

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As soon as they heard the bang of the gun at 9 a.m., sophomores Emilio De Somma, Dea Edington and junior Emily Lewis pushed and shoved through the throng of bodies as they waded into the freezing San Francisco Bay waters on a recent Sunday to compete with hundreds of other swimmers in the Tiburon […]

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John Mayer dissapoints with new album

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Paradise Valley, John Mayer’s latest album, is a disappointment and a failed attempt at a bluesy, country rock sound that seems almost identical to his previous album, Born and Raised. Since Mayer broke onto the music scene in 2001 with his album Room for Squares, he has been one of the most successful musicians in […]

Drivers likely to face increased congestion as the Bay Bridge closes for Labor Day weekend

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Students traveling around the Bay Area Thursday and Friday and over the Labor Day weekend can expect gridlock due to the Bay Bridge’s temporary closure for construction. The Bay Bridge closed 8 p.m. Wednesday for maintenance work and to complete the construction of a new East Span, which is scheduled to open at 5 a.m. […]

Administration mandates study sessions

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The administration recently implemented a mandatory lunchtime study hall for students with multiple missing assignments. Under the new policy, teachers can refer students who miss multiple assignments to a lunchtime study hall supervised by administrators to finish specific assignments. The study hall is aimed at helping students who understand the content of a class but […]