Kendall Rhoads Reporter

Kendall Rhoads, senior, is anticipating her second year on the Redwood Bark as a reporter. While she is not reporting, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and working with kids.

Contact Kendall Rhoads: krhoads@redwoodbark.org.


Garet Jatsek adjusts a camera during the production of a Redwood TV episode.

Redwood TV prepares to become a class

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As the crew of Redwood TV (RTV) has grown over the past couple years, Leadership teachers Dave Plescia and Kendall DeAndreis have decided to offer it as a class for the 2017-2018 school year. The class will be offered after school once or twice a week as an eighth period, according to RTV crew member […]

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College counselors help students make tough decisions

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College counselor Linda Perrella says that college applications can be considered as a whole new class during a senior’s first semester. Oftentimes, students and families hire college counselors to help guide them through the process. College counselors typically help aide students with a variety of aspects including creating a list of colleges, filling out applications, […]

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Advanced Drama performs play for Lenaea Festival

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Advanced Drama traveled to Folsom, California to partake and perform in the Lenaea High School Theatre Festival Feb. 10-12. Over the past month, students have been writing and preparing a 35-minute play to perform at the festival, according to senior and cast member Will Gallagher. The cast members included seniors Will Gallagher, Nick Peterzell, Scott […]

Posing with his father, DJ White sees his father as a role model and a mentor, though he no longer plays baseball.

Assistant Principal’s husband recalls professional baseball career

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Assistant Principal LaSandra White is commonly found at Redwood sporting events supporting her students. However, those Redwood games are not the only sporting events she has frequented; White’s husband, Derrick, had a career as a professional baseball player. Derrick began his career as a member of the Montreal Expos in 1993, and played for three […]

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Photo Gallery: Redwood ugly sweater day

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Leadership hosted its second-annual “Ugly Sweater Spirit Day” on Friday. Students were encouraged to dress up in their ugliest sweaters and buy tomato soup and clam chowder bread bowls at lunch.

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Meet the 2016 homecoming court!

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Eric Ahern and Courtney Carswell Cosmo Taylor and Allie Fobes Robert McInnis and Lauren Foehr Max Josef and Juliet Ricci John Van Liere and Amanda Trusheim Gregory Block and Sophie Landeck

Ditching is a rising issue at Redwood, as 20 percent of Redwood ninth graders ditched school once a week according to a 2014 CA Healthy Kids Survey.

Data reveals Redwood has highest truancy rate in the district

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Data reveals Redwood has highest truancy rate in the district By Kendall Rhoads and Amanda Trusheim   It’s test day. The study guide was handed out exactly two weeks ago, and the students were made fully aware of the upcoming exam. Yet when the tardy bell rings, only 11 of the 25 students are present. […]

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Students pursue higher education abroad

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After traveling 12 hours across 4,949 miles, three seniors, Dea Edington, Alex Waddington and Vanessa Silvera, will attend the Scottish University of St. Andrews this fall, a prestigious school with a 10 percent acceptance rate and 30 percent international population.   Vanessa Silvera After visiting and conducting extensive research on the prestigious school and coming […]

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Advice to your freshman self

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Ray James Karl Tietze James Ingledew Naina Vyas Riley Dow and Ryan Stiles Ruby Rawlinson Garret Aubert Marisa Robinow

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Advisory period to be added to 2016-17 school year

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The Redwood Site Council and Link Crew teachers proposed a schedule change which will add an additional advisory period to the current schedule next fall. The schedule change was voted on by teachers and passed by a vote of 77 for, 16 against and 2 absent on Tuesday, March 29. A number of teachers involved […]