Lucie James Reporter

Lucie James is a junior at Redwood High School and is a reporter for the Redwood Bark. She enjoys running cross country and track for the Redwood team, as well as spending time with her family and friends.

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Art: always present, underappreciated

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The blank canvas lays in front of her. She picks up the paintbrush and grazes the surface, alternating between yellow and baby blue paint. Soon, her creative ideas come to life. What was once just white space disappears as various colors and designs overtake the page. Scroll down to view story.

Varsity girls regroup with coaches to discuss plays before next quarter.

Varsity girls basketball takes the win in first game of preseason tournament

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A crowd of Redwood parents, teammates and supporters cheer as the final minute of the game ticks away.. The Giants keep the ball in their hands to hold the score. Finally the buzzer sounds and Redwood takes the win.   On Thursday, Nov. 30, playing at Marin Catholic High School, the girls’ varsity basketball team […]

Marin Civic Center farmer’s market offers several tents with a variety of products.

Finding fresh: an insight to farmers’ markets in Marin

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Corte Madera Farmers’ Market: 2.5 stars Located in the Town Center shopping center, the Corte Madera Farmers’ Market is open year-round on Wednesdays from noon to 5 p.m. Tents are lined in the walkway by restaurants and shops, each one offering a different assortment of food, from vegetables and fruits to lotions and soaps. While […]

Surfrider club members holding their trash bags.

Surfrider club hosts beach clean up at Ocean Beach

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On Sunday, Nov. 5, the RHS Surfrider Foundation club held its first beach cleanup of the school year at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. From 9 a.m. to noon, roughly 15 students from the club helped give back to the environment by picking up trash on the beach.  According to club members, although there was […]

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Mexico City earthquake impacts Redwood student

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On Sept. 19, Mexico City was struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, killing at least 225 people and wounding hundreds. The natural disaster occurred on the same day as and similar area of the disastrous 1985 Mexican earthquake. In 1985, over 10,000 people were killed, and roughly 200 buildings had collapsed, whereas last month, about […]

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Girls’ tennis captures win against Marin Catholic in expected victory

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Looking like their usually dominant selves, the girls’ varsity tennis players cruised to an 8-1 team victory over rival Marin Catholic on Thursday at Dominican University. While the Wildcats aren’t a major threat to the Giants, the match gave freshmen a chance to play and also allowed players to alternate their usual positions, so that […]

Senior becomes immersed in Spanish culture through service trip

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Instead of sleeping in late and waking up to the familiar view of Mount Tamalpais, senior Mackenzie Slaugh started her day early in the morning by venturing into the Panama jungle in the month of July. She would hike into the tropical forest to plant trees and speak Spanish alongside her new local friends as […]

Gaudin dances as rose queen two years ago in the nutcracker. Courtesy of: Mark Strassman

Senior ballerina reaches out to community

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For two weeks each summer, senior Lily Gaudin spends her days at Stapleton School of the Performing Arts, teaching young ballerinas to follow their passion for dance as she did for 12 years. Rather than continuing her own dance career, Gaudin has fostered her passion of dance through her nonprofit that gives underprivileged girls the […]

Sprinting down the field, junior Hannah Halford attempts a shot on goal.

Girls’ varsity soccer falls to Novato 2-1

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On Wednesday afternoon, the varsity girls experienced one of their last soccer games of the season against Novato High School. Novato just barely slipped a win with a score of 2-1. While both Redwood and Novato made it on the scoreboard in the first half, Novato scored again with seven minutes remaining in the half, […]


Girls’ varsity tennis faces first loss of the season against Branson

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The girls’ varsity tennis team suffered their first loss of the season to Branson by a score of 6-3 on Monday. After a slow start, Redwood temporarily took the lead in several single matches, giving the Giants hope for a comeback. However, Branson was able to regain control and Redwood finished with only two singles […]