Jordan Overmyer Editor

Jordan Overmyer is a Junior at Redwood and this is her first year writing for the Bark. She has a identical twin and plays soccer and swims.

Contact Jordan Overmyer: jordan.overmyer@redwoodbark.org.


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Redwood Amigos immerse themselves in Panamá

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  This summer, a handful of Redwood students decided to stray from typical summer vacations and make a bold move to participate in Amigos de las Americas. Amigos is a program that began in 1965 that places students in mostly rural Spanish-speaking countries. These students are fully immersed in the culture and language for six […]

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Chart-topping Chainsmokers album proves unmemorable

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The recently released debut album of the Chainsmokers, “Memories…Do Not Open,” wasn’t particularly memorable, but that hasn’t stopped the album from already hitting number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 charts after being released for one month. The 12-song album by the EDM-pop duo of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall rewards dedicated fans with their […]

Sophomore Miles Squiers performing Rolling Stones song ‘Start me up’.

Rocking advisory: bands expose students to a range of music

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From classical to jazz to rock, several Redwood bands performed a variety of songs during the previous two advisory periods. Half the students attended on Feb. 6 and the other half on Feb. 13. For the first time in 14 years, a number of the assorted bands from Advanced Performance Workshop (APW), wind ensemble, and […]

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Nationals with a new coach: the competition cheer team aims to top last years ranking

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Lining the field and court at every varsity football and basketball game are the Redwood cheerleaders. Known for their energetic routines during the rallies and chants during games, it often goes unnoticed that 12 of the cheerleaders dedicate extra hours to practice every week. These 12 girls make up Redwood’s competition cheer team. Beginning in […]

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Newcomers give wrestling a wide array of weapons this season

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“When you come back tomorrow bring your running shoes, wrestling shoes and three shirts,” instructed Lochlan Mchale, Redwood’s new wrestling coach. “We sweat a lot.” McHale is replacing Alan Morris, who had been the coach since 2007. This will be McHale’s third year of coaching, following two years as the assistant coach for Marin Catholic’s […]

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Risk-seeking junior glides through the sky

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    All young children have dreamed of being able to fly at some point in their lives. For most kids, the dream was fleeting. However, junior Ryan Brady has turned it into a reality. It happened by chance— he was browsing YouTube one day when a video caught his eye. A cop was chasing […]

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Dibley’s Delectables: Post Thanksgiving Bites

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Every Friday morning after Thanksgiving, PE teacher, Mike Dibley gets up in the morning and turns his leftovers from his Thanksgiving meal into a delicious snack. If you’ve had Dibley for PE, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving weekend you’ve probably heard the story of his great Thanksgiving sandwich described in mouthwatering detail. Dibley walks us through […]

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Marin Country Day School plans to expand and renovate campus

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The Marin Country Day School (MCDS) is planning to renovate their Upper Campus and restore the nearby local creek by the fall of 2018. This project will replace the old science building with a new two-story structure that will bring the additional classrooms needed to maintain a class size of 14 and create a more […]

Jack Spalding (right) expresses his love for Cindy (played by Ally Orrick)

Planet Z: Drama starts the year with an outlandish musical comedy

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When a zombie says, “Hey, I’m about to be shot by a laser beam!” during EPiC’s show Planet Z, the audience is invited to take a balloon from the bag they will be given, blow it up, and release it into the air filling the theater with laser beam noises. Audience members will receive a […]

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Mr. Minhondo: Rocking Redwood

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  Mr. Minhondo, Film Focus and World Cultures/Geography teacher, talks about his experiences in a punk rock band and his passion for music.