Emily Cerf Editor in Chief (Print)

Emily Cerf is a senior who is very excited to embark on the journey of being an editor-in-chief of the Bark. Outside of school, she enjoys dancing, eating waffles and spending time with her friends, family and cats.

Contact Emily Cerf: ecerf@redwoodbark.org.

Unable to print its newspaper, Drake High School's Jolly Roger waits whole the Tamalpais Union High School District and California Schools Employee Association resolve a contract dispute.

Jolly Roger unable to print amid contract dispute

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Drake’s student-run newspaper, the Jolly Roger, has been unable to publish in print this semester after the print shop run by the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) was shut down. The cease in printing is due to a provision in the district Classified Staff Union, a chapter of the California Schools Employee Association’s (CSEA) […]


Week-long impasse between district and teachers’ union ends

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The Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT) union ended a week-long impasse regarding contract negotiations on Thursday and withdrew their filing for state mediation. After seven months of fruitless negotiation, the TFT officially declared an impasse on Feb. 9, which would have triggered a state review and subsequent mediation between the union and the Tamalpais Unified […]

World Wrapps made a variety of changes to their popular Marin location, including a new selection of global beverages.

‘World Wrapps 2.0’ unwraps classier, pricier menu

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World Wrapps, shrouded by the cloak of construction for over six months, reopened its doors in the Corte Madera Town Center on Nov. 22 to reveal a revamped menu and interior. The restaurant has long been favored by Redwood students as the perfect place to pick up a tasty and inexpensive lunch, and its smoothies […]

Performing at Blackie's Hay Day, veteran Canopy members Matty Michna (left) and John Van Liere (middle) play with new member and Marin Academy senior bassist Timmy Stabler.

Canopy revamps with addition of new band members

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Most returning Redwood students knew the rock-and-roll sounds of Redwood’s so-called “mega-band” Canopy, a merging of what was two Advanced Performance Workshop bands, Sequoia and High Tide. But when over half of the band members graduated last year, seniors Bryte Darden, Matty Michna and John Van Liere, as well as alumnus Aaron Halford who will […]

Ms. White smiles as she receives flowers Wednesday morning.

School community looks toward addressing race issues brought to light by racial epithet

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A line stretched down the administration hallway as students and staff waited to deliver flowers and cards and give their support to assistant principal LaSandra White. This outpouring of support was in response to a racist epithet directed at White painted on the spirit ball late Monday or early Tuesday. The racial slur was discovered […]


Students raise money for Ecuadorian earthquake relief

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Students who traveled to Ecuador for a service trip at the time that a 7.8 earthquake struck the country are working alongside members of the student-run “Conpanamaneros” club at Redwood to raise money for relief for people living in devastated areas. The service group of 22 students and two chaperones were doing reforestation work in […]

Students attend the state-wide red carpet event.

Film Focus short ‘The Journey’ wins first place in state-wide competition

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“There’s some really great work with images and how to tell a story, and doing it within 60 seconds is quite a challenge alone,” said Peter Parish, Film Focus teacher. “But these need a solid message. They’re not just telling a story, they’re really trying to deliver a specific message.” This challenge is exactly what […]


Oyama Sushi offers fresh food, reasonable prices

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Upon entering Oyama Sushi, a recently opened sushi joint in the Bon Air Center, we were greeted by a small, hip venue with blue neon lighting, crisp decor and a family-friendly atmosphere. Oyama Sushi has seating for couples or larger parties, but also has a large bar where you can sit, eat, socialize and watch […]

The 'Red Fund' created by the PTSA raised $24,960 as of press time.

Red Fund provides aid to students in financial crisis

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On March 30, the PTSA created a “Red Fund,” to fundraise money for an 18-year-old student who was left without family, inheritance, or income after a recent tragedy. Within the first 48 hours of its existence, the fund raised over $20,000. The fund, which allows members of the Redwood community to donate online, was created […]

Arriving at the top of Nevada Falls, students of the music department pose together before beginning the long trek down.  The musicians spent a weekend hiking together in order to enhance bonds within the class.

Music department jams at Yosemite National Park

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On March 24, music students departed Redwood for a weekend of bonding in Yosemite Valley. Music students from Advanced Performance Workshop (APW), Jazz Band A and Wind Ensemble were invited on the trip. The students all brought their acoustic instruments and played them each night, according to junior Bryte Darden, a member of APW. “Every […]