Jocelyn Overmyer Editor

Jocelyn Overmyer, a senior at Redwood, is excited to be the Opinion editor for the Bark. She plays golf and swims for Redwood and is in Link Crew. She is also an identical twin which can be very confusing:)

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Redwood’s new staff

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Every year Redwood welcomes new teachers into its hallways. This year, we were fortunate to welcome nine new teachers into our staff. Some of these teachers are familiar faces, returning to teach after attending Redwood as teenagers, while others are new to the Bay Area. Regardless, every teacher offers a unique presence and knowledge that […]

Junior's car window smashed open after bags and keys were taken from the car

Continued break-ins escalated to a stolen car

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On Sept. 13, the recent break-ins escalated, resulting into two more thefts and a stolen car in the front lot after school hours. The cars of Juniors Carmen Monroe Watts, Amelia Kennedy, Makaela Ures and teacher Heather Curtaz were all targeted on Wednesday. At about 5:35 p.m., the varsity cheerleading team ended practice and found […]


Honorable Mention Prep of the Year: Sabrina Nunez

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In eighth grade, when all of Sabrina Nunez’s peers were deciding where to go to high school, Nunez was deciding where to go to college. Eventually, Nunez committed to UC Berkeley for college softball. Her commitment to Cal was another step in what has been a lifetime devoted to softball. Nunez first stepped up to […]

Receiving their $11,000 check for first place, four members of the Elix team represented their start-up at the Diamond Challenge.

Elix Incubator wins $11,000 for placing first at international competition

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Whether it was a plane ride across the globe or a long drive across the highway, 14 semi-finalist teams from all over the world congregated in Newark, Delaware to make their final business pitch for $11,000. Among them were juniors Haley Catton, Isabella Liu, Stash Pomichter and Andrew Yates, representing Elix Incubator. After numerous rounds […]

Selling produce outside of school, the Sustainable Agriculture class will be offered in a new program that combines it with Government and Economics.

Agriculture-social science fusion class introduced

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Challenging the norm of learning inside the classroom, a new course entitled SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture, Government and Economics) will be offered next year. The course will expand upon the current sustainable agriculture class. Sustainable Agriculture teacher Joe Stewart teamed up with social studies teacher Mike Kelemen to launch the class, which will begin in the […]

Training during an early season practice, sophomore Rachel Cramer plays catch with a teammate.

Girls’ lacrosse looks to rebound despite inexperience

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Following the graduation of key players Hayden Dean, Kendra Loo and Kaylee Bushell, the girls’ varsity lacrosse team finds itself in an unfamiliar position, scrambling to fill the holes that last year’s seniors left. Senior leaders Neeve Kennedy and Kendall Shaver and junior Caroline Watkins are in a position to step up and fill the […]


Freshman races past competition to bring on ‘The Heat’

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Most people don’t get behind the wheel until they are 16. But for freshman Heather “The Heat” Hadley, that was not the case. When Heather was nine years old, she raced in a go-kart for the first time, not knowing just how far it would take her. It all started when a friend of Heather’s […]

Courtesy of the Xx website

The xx creates new sound without losing identity

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In the four years since their last album, The xx have tackled their previous limitations and emerged with a new album, “I See You.” The album plays to each band member’s skills, creating a more coordinated and upbeat sound while maintaining their lyrical flair. The trio’s third album, released on Jan. 13, is already climbing […]


Surfrider club members compete in North Face Endurance Challenge

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Early in the morning on Dec. 4, the stunning hills and serene beaches of the Marin Headlands served as the backdrop for the 10th annual North Face Endurance Challenge Series as hundreds of racers ran through the numerous dirt trails woven among the scenic terrain. Sophomore Carmen Monroe-Watts and junior Inés Schwartz participated in the […]

Concerned community members protest outside of Bayside MLK

Community members protest learning conditions at Marin City school

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Around 8 a.m. on the morning of Nov. 3, a crowd of concerned community members congregated outside Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, a public K-8 school in Marin City, to protest the school’s learning conditions in comparison to the district’s other school, Willow Creek Academy. “I want to see equality in the school district […]