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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.

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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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]