Drake Goodman Copy Editor

Drake Goodman is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Copy Editor for The Redwood Bark. He is also the Junior Class President and founder of the non-profits "Recycle for Africa" and "Junior Dec My Room." He enjoys playing baseball for his high school as well as being an attorney for the Mock Trial Team at Redwood.

Contact Drake Goodman: drakegoodman@redwoodbark.org.

The Red Report

The Red Report: Episode 1

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Welcome to the first episode of The Red Report. The Red Report is a bi-weekly podcast that recaps recent events at Redwood High School. The views expressed in this podcast are the opinions of those involved and do not reflect the entirety of the Redwood Bark staff. In this episode the topics discussed include the […]

Joining a campaign provides many benefits for high school students.

Politics this, politics that but joining a campaign is where it’s at

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College students and young adults type intensely on their laptops as they search for the gubernatorial candidates’ endorsements. Bright posters are hung everywhere on the walls, some displaying slogans and others motivational quotes. As I look around the offices, each staff member is either engaged in a conference call or drafting speeches. In a world […]

Struggling with identity is common among minorities, especially when surrounded by a white culture.

Understanding the identity struggle of minority transfer students

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Vietnamese senior Dana Nguyen picks up her remote control to turn on the television. Immediately, a cast of white actors fills her screen. She changes the channel; still, not a single minority is represented. Frustrated, she shuts off the TV and focuses her attention on the cover of the magazine next to her, which shows […]

The Redwood varsity baseball team holds up the MCAL banner.

Redwood baseball stuns Drake to win MCAL championship in extra-innings

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Under Friday night lights at Albert Park, the fifth-seeded Redwood varsity baseball team pulled off an upset to beat the first-seeded Drake team 4-1 in eight innings to win the MCAL championship. Junior Robbie Wilson started the game for Redwood, pitching three strong shutout innings. Wilson struggled at first, walking the first two hitters, but […]

The CEA food is too expensive for its quality

Eating our money away: the CEA crisis

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Crowds, food in the trash and wasted money. This describes the typical setting of the CEA at lunch. Students wait in food lines for what seems like hours, but shortly afterward most of the food ends up in garbage cans or are strewn across tables and the amphitheater, attracting seagulls and other pests. There are […]

Sondheim answers a student’s question regarding lockdowns

Sondheim hosts informational meetings to address safety concerns, policy changes

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On two consecutive Thursdays, March 22 and 29, Principal David Sondheim hosted a meeting for students to discuss school safety during SMART period in his office and outside the small gym. The forums gave students the opportunity to learn about campus security and safety procedures, as well as what these procedures may look like in […]


Redwood students join national walkout to honor victims of Parkland shooting, promote school safety

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On Wednesday, March 14, exactly one month after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS), a majority of Redwood students walked out of their fifth period classes at 10 a.m., undeterred by the mid-morning rain. They joined tens of thousands of students across the country in a demonstration to protest for the […]

Dibble marvels over his deck

Dibble brings the Magic

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An intense yet casual feeling fills the air in room 155 as cards are frantically moved around. Laughter and small talk occupy the room as players concentrate at the different moves their opponent makes, strategically thinking of the next best step. Amidst all of the madness, freshman Bradley Dibble smiles as he observes the room […]