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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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.

Directing an egg drop for their first project, teachers Cathy Flores-Marsh and Stephen Hart combine freshman classes to foster cross-disciplinary learning.

Teachers create a new dual teaching program for freshmen

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English teacher Cathy Flores-Marsh and social studies teacher Stephen Hart teamed up in a new academic program this year by combining their freshmen classes to create more of a connection between history and literature. During fifth and sixth period, the roughly 50 students in this program are scheduled for both Hart and Flores-Marsh. Half of […]

Redwood celebrates two decades of Honors Biomed

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In 1996, eighteen students took a risk by signing up for a class that had never been offered: Honors Biomedical Sciences. Twenty years later, it seems as if that risk has paid off, as Honors Biomed has become one of the most prestigious classes at Redwood.

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Employers explain benefits and downsides to student employees

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With summer around the corner, many students are beginning to look for jobs. They put away the textbooks and look to fill their open schedule with a summer job. However, people often don’t think about what the employer’s perspectives are on having high school students in the workplace. “One of the things I really like […]

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Concussions on the rise in youth and professional sports

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Concussions on the rise in youth and professional sports   NFL’s concussion problem persists Hall of Famer and former Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 2002. It was later revealed in an autopsy performed by Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist and neuropathologist, that Webster had developed chronic traumatic […]

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Former Tam High Spanish teacher joins foreign language department

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Marie Noelle Hicks joined the Redwood community as a Spanish teacher on Oct. 5 after the previous teacher, Gilda Obrador, moved to Indiana to join her husband, who left for a job opportunity. Obrador finished teaching on Sept. 29 after the first grading period had already passed. Hicks taught Spanish and French for 13 years […]