Mary Winnick Editor

Mary Winnick is a senior at Redwood High School. She is a reporter and sports editor on the Bark . She is also Associated Student Body Treasurer and is in Leadership. Mary likes to spend time with her friends and family on her free time and especially loves to eat food and play with her dog.

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Freshman sticks with hockey through change in terrain

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Despite changing from skates to cleats and the rink to turf, several essential skills have easily translated in freshman Eva Oppenheim’s switch from ice to field hockey. Oppenheim grew up in Pennsylvania where she started playing ice hockey at the age of six. After moving to California in 2012, she continued playing on ice hockey […]

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Solar panels shine with large monetary and energy savings

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Nearly a year after Redwood installed solar panels in the front parking lot, the system is showing signs of a promising future. Although the school is not yet profiting from the solar energy, they expect to in roughly a decade. David O’Connor, Director of Maintenance and Operations at the Tamalpais Union District Office, said the […]

Senior Zack Kopstein begins to release the ball.

Redwood varsity baseball defeats Marin Catholic to take first place in the MCAL ranking

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The Redwood varsity baseball team overtook Marin Catholic to move into first place in MCALs in a  4-1 rout this past Friday. Marin Catholic came out with fire under their belts in the top of the first inning, scoring one run off the bat. Redwood then came back to tie the game in the bottom […]


Redwood varsity baseball triumphs Branson 8-3

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The varsity baseball team defeated Branson 8-3 on Tuesday after a series of neck-and-neck innings and a competitive push to take the lead. The Giants were buoyed by sophomore Josh Cohen’s strong pitching in the first five innings, though the rest of the team consistently successfully battled to get on base as well. With hopes […]

Russo watches practice with the team behind him.

Coaching trio proves key to success on the diamond

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As baseball season swings back around, The Bark has decided to look into exactly what makes this coaching staff so special and different. These three coaches led the varsity team to victory in both North Coast Section and the Marin County Athletic League in 2015. With high expectations for this year’s team, coaches Mike Firenzi, […]

Senior Zack Kopstein prepares to launch the ball.

Redwood varsity baseball claims win against Novato

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The boys’ varsity baseball started off strong in the top of the first inning against Novato High School on tuesday. After junior Nicola Belgum earned a walk, senior Erik Doctor hit a single to right field. Junior Henry Zeisler followed with a double that sent Belgum and Doctor home. Later, Zeisler scored on a single […]

Junior Nicolas Belgum slides into home plate in the Giants' win over Justin Siena on Tuesday, April 19

Redwood varsity baseball steals win from Justin Siena 2-0

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The boys’ varsity baseball team stole a win from Justin Siena 2-0 on Tuesday. The air was crisp as the Giants ran on the field to redeem themselves after they lost their first league game against San Marin, 3-2. Redwood scored its first run in the third inning when junior Nicolas Belgum hit a single […]

Senior Zach Cohen pitches a ball during the Giants' loss to San Marin on Friday.

Varsity baseball loses first game of season in tough battle vs San Marin

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After entering their game with an undefeated record of 7-0, the Giants endured their first loss against San Marin by one run on Friday. San Marin started off the game by scoring two runs, after which Redwood answered with a run of its own to bring the score to 2-1 in the second inning following […]


Varsity baseball grabs win against Marin Catholic despite late comeback

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The Giants held a 1-0 lead over Marin Catholic as the top of the sixth inning came around. Senior Parker Laret started a Redwood rally when he reached base on a dropped third strike. Junior Henry Zeisler then followed up with a single as Laret ran to third and then stole home on an error […]

Senior Parker Laret hits a double.

Varsity baseball secures win against San Rafael in first MCAL home game

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Redwood varsity baseball won its second MCAL game against San Rafael at home on Friday. The Giants were up 1-0 when junior Nicolas Belgum hit a single that was followed by six consecutive hits. Senior Parker Laret followed up with a double as Belgum ran from first plate to home, bringing the Giants to a 2-0 […]