Henry Tantum Former Staff

Henry, a senior at Redwood, is a reporter on the Bark. In his free time, Henry enjoys running track, and working as the secretary of the Redwood Hockey Club (go Islanders!) and the Co-President of the soon-to-be Casual Wednesdays Club (get your sweatpants ready, it's coming).

Contact Henry Tantum: htantum@redwoodbark.org.


A walk down memory lane: Things to do before you say goodbye

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 TrainTown, Sonoma Who doesn’t love a good choo-choo? Although you may exceed the height limit, take a ride down to the town of trains and relive your glory days, when Thomas the Tank Engine still ruled the airways. “All aboard!”  Your Town’s Park From the swings to the slide to the spider-web net, parks are […]


Admin overlooked student input in parking decisions say committee members

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The administration, according to numerous reports from students on last year’s Parking Committee, ignored or overlooked student input and ideas when deciding how to improve the school’s parking situation. The committee was formed in 2016 to address the shortage of student and teacher parking, according to a September 2015 email sent to all Redwood families […]

Marc Sondheimer, right, won an academy award for the short film "Piper"

Alumnus wins Oscar at Academy Awards

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Redwood alumnus Marc Sondheimer won an Oscar at the Academy Awards ceremony for his role as the producer of the short film “Piper” on Sunday. The film was chosen out of five nominated films in the “Animated Short Film” category. Sondheimer’s award was one of 24 given out during the awards ceremony. Sondheimer said that […]


Numerous parking spots painted red in front lot

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During winter break, a strip of formerly student-available parking spots were painted red and are now restricted for parking. The new restricted areas, which come at a time when many students already have trouble finding parking, run along the side of the football field and the Carlisle building. According to Assistant Principal Saum Zargar, the […]


‘Teacher carousel’ continues for math students

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“The teacher carousel,” as senior Max Hogan called it, just won’t stop for multiple sections of Statistics and the Intermediate Algebra class. The students have received their fourth teacher this year since the departure of Curt Gebhard, the original teacher. The classes started the year with Gebhard. However, just months into the year, he left […]

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Peer Resource talks to Hall Middle Students

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On February 6, the Peer Resource class traveled down the street to Hall Middle School to work with students and help “plant the seed” towards building a stronger community. According to senior Leo Cooperband, a member of Peer Resource, the class led various activities aimed at creating trust and sharing insecurities. “We had three sessions […]

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Bark book club: New York Times 2016 Best Sellers

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“The Sellout” offers unusual wit and charm by Alexandra Lee It is clear why Paul Beatty’s novel, The Sellout, tops 2016 bestseller lists and boasts several prestigious awards. The novel offers a clever and endearing critique on black inner-city society with its humorous wit, sarcasm and charm.  The novel starts off somewhat slowly, allowing the […]


Snow in Corte Madera, but not like you’d think

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Snowflakes hit Corte Madera on Sunday as hundreds of people crowded into Menke Park for “Let it Snow Day,” a celebration of the town’s 100-year anniversary. Highlights of the holiday festivities included ramps and pits of man-made snow, an abundance of hot apple cider and hot chocolate, free “Corte Madera Centennial” tree ornaments and a […]


Chesney strikes perfect balance between new and old in Cosmic Hallelujah

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“It’s a Cosmic Hallelujah / That we’re sittin’ here right now / And Becky’s at the bar buying us all another round.” In his newest country album, Kenny Chesney succeeds in combining a newer, upbeat feel with his classic laid-back island rhythm to create a brilliant 11-track work of art. “Cosmic Hallelujah” is a near-perfect […]


Former Tam District students killed in car crash

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Three former Tam District students were killed in a car crash on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Tuesday morning. Driver Chance Pierre Maurer, 18, and passengers Chancellor Argall, 20, and Lancelot Argall, 18, were all pronounced dead at the scene, according to a Marin County Sheriff’s Office press release. According to the press release, the crash […]