Jordan Overmyer Former Staff

Jordan Overmyer is a senior at Redwood. She is excited to be the Sports Editor as she continues her second year on the Bark. During her first year on Bark she was the Business Manager. She enjoys getting to immerse herself into learning about the people and places in her community through journalism. She has a identical twin, Jocelyn, who is also an editor this year. Outside of Bark, Jordan plays soccer, golf, and swims for Redwood and club teams.

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


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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 and […]

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 to […]

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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 a man […]

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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 […]