Jenna Herz Former Staff

Jenna Herz is a reporter for the evolving media class of the Bark. Other than working for the Bark, Jenna is also a proud member of EPiC, Redwood's drama department. She is commonly confused for Chloe Wintersteen, as they are the same person.

Contact Jenna Herz: jherz@redwoodbark.org.


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Advice to your freshman self

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GALLERY: Aloha Friday

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On Friday April 8, Redwood Leadership, Peer Resource and Link Crew worked in tandem to put on Aloha Friday. Students dressed in Hawaiian garb, adorning leis and flowered shirts. At lunch, Jamba Juice and Mauna Loa Hawaiian Barbeque were sold and students stood in long lines in order to get the last of the food. […]

Redwood alum joins USA National Rugby team

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Jake Anderson, 2010 Redwood graduate and 2015 Cal graduate, joined the USA National Rugby team and North America’s new professional rugby league this year. Anderson enrolled at Redwood in his sophomore year after moving from Singapore with his family. He played varsity football for the Giants as the quarterback and safety and joined the Marin […]

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Varsity baseball takes win on walk-off bunt

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Off to a bumpy start, sophomore Josh Cohen had walked his first few batters. Assumably nervous, he took a deep breath and threw a strong pitch straight down the center of the plate. “Strike!” the umpire grunted. A noticeable sigh of relief spread across the crowd. He had found his groove. Varsity baseball beat Tam […]

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Prom dress page raises inherent sexism

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The description for the RHS Prom Dresses 2016 page reads: “For RHS junior and senior girls (and invited underclassmen). Please post what you think your final dress will be! (And if you already posted another one, please delete the old post.) Seniors get priority! Let’s keep the prama to a minimum.” The page sprung up […]

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Til It Happens to You: Sexual Assault at Redwood and Beyond

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  Til It Happens to You: Sexual Assault at Redwood and Beyond By: Jenna Herz “I woke up and he was on top of me,” said “Sadie,” a senior girl who wished to remain anonymous to protect her privacy. “He was having sex with me.” According to a February Bark survey, 12 percent of Redwood […]

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Orange Theory Fitness offers exhilarating new interval class

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While the season of New Year’s resolutions winds to a close, some have found new inspiration to push themselves physically with the help of Orange Theory Fitness in the Bon Air shopping mall. Orange Theory, which opened in Greenbrae on Jan. 2, is an interval-based exercise class that is split into both cardio and strength […]

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“The Wiz Live!” eases down road to success

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On December 3 at 5 p.m., NBC broadcast its third annual live musical and by far its best one yet: “The Wiz Live!” The live broadcast was based off the Broadway musical “The Wiz,” an all-Black adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz.” It first opened on Broadway in 1974 and won seven Tony awards, including […]

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Mental Illness: Teens share experiences of hurt, harm, and helplessness

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By Jenna Herz and Chloe Wintersteen It is a typical school day for students at Redwood High School―the sun trickles through a few stray clouds and hordes of kids fill the halls with laughter and noise. However, to some, the world outside appears gray, and the laughter is muffled. They walk in slow motion with […]

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‘Hamilton’ offers exhilarating hip-hop history lesson

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The rambunctious life of “the 10 dollar Founding Father without a father,” Alexander Hamilton, is skillfully conveyed in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit soundtrack, “Hamilton the Musical.” “Hamilton” offers a refreshing break from classic show tunes, with hip hop musical numbers as well as rap songs that complement the story telling. The soundtrack follows the life […]