Jordan Overmyer Editor

Jordan Overmyer is a senior at Redwood. She is excited to be the Sports Editor as she continues her second year on the Bark. She has a identical twin and plays soccer,swim, and golf.

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


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Redwood almost fumbles win in the homecoming football game

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For many seniors, the homecoming football game on Nov. 4 would be the last of their football careers; their last time to suit up and their last time to leave everything on the field. Determined to finish the game victorious, the Giants came back from a rough first half to solidify a win against Tamalpais […]

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NorCal Fires: Efforts from Marin County

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“It’s often said you see the best of humanity when the worst is happening. I wish you didn’t have to wait for the worst to happen, but you’re definitely seeing the best of everybody,” said Ryan Porter, a Santa Rosa resident and the Director of Operations at Epicenter, a sports and entertainment facility that was […]

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Sports Spotlight: Selden seldom ceases to impress as captain of the varsity water polo

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At six in the morning, most high schoolers haven’t even started hitting the snooze button on their alarms, but for junior Ely Selden it’s time for his morning routine: a cool down in the Redwood pool. “I’m half asleep when I leave. We usually get to the weight room and work out in there for […]

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Dressed up to bring bullying down

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  “I was not an average little girl playing dress-up, I had a flame in my eyes,” sophomore and budding fashion designer Chandler Moseley writes on her website. Moseley has since turned from her dress-up games to dressing those around her in her own handmade garments. “I became interested [in fashion] at a young age […]

Junior Aryanka Thaker signs up for Make-A-Wish.

Photo Gallery: Club Day

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Sept. 20, Redwood’s Leadership class hosted their annual beginning of the year Club Day. All returning or new clubs organized booths that showcased their club as they promoted and encouraged new members to sign up during lunch. From frisbee club to speech and debate team, there were a variety of clubs […]

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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 […]