Rebekah Katz Former Staff

Rebekah Katz is a senior at Redwood and a second year Barkie. In addition to being on the Bark staff, Katz is a part of link crew, runs for Redwood's cross country team, and plays varsity soccer. She also has a passion for playing trumpet and is a part of YPSO (Young People's Symphony Orchestra) in Berkeley. She loves country music, any kind of frappuccinos (especially vanilla), attending sports games, and traveling.

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Senior Bailey  Osborn helps her varsity volleyball team advance to the second round of the North Coast Section Division II playoffs after a victory over Alameda.

Honorable Mention Prep of the Year: Bailey Osborn

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Even if you haven’t personally met Bailey Osborn, you might know her because of her famous love for burritos, her role as a co-host of Redwood TV, and, of course, her contributions to the varsity volleyball team. Osborn has played varsity volleyball since her freshman year, won MCAL Player of the Year this past season, […]


Varsity baseball clinches triple crown in 11 inning NCS championship

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11 innings, three hours and 15 minutes after the start of the game, the crowd chanted “MVP” as senior Adam Hussain hit a walk off single to clinch the NCS championship with a score of 5-4. A few innings earlier, Hussain had made an incredible diving catch to end the inning and save Livermore from […]


Varsity baseball defeats No. 16 seed in NCS playoffs

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On Tuesday, May 26, the varsity baseball team beat the No. 16 seed Northgate High School 1-0 in the first round of NCS playoffs. After winning the MCAL championship game last Saturday, the Giants earned the No. 1 seed in NCS. On Tuesday against Northgate, senior Adam Hussain scored the Giants only run off of […]


Varsity baseball wins MCAL championship nailbiter on walk-off

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Two walk-offs in the past two games could be considered luck or a result of incredible skill, something the varsity baseball team is stocked with. After winning the league pennant and beating Marin Catholic in two matchups during the regular season, the Giants were the favorite to win the MCAL championship. On Saturday night under […]

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Respect your teachers: They deserve appreciation

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Do you remember those carpets with the alternating multi-colored squares? Do you remember story time when everyone sat down on their favorite color? This was preschool for me, a time when socializing with teachers was like talking to a friend. Our teachers were like our second moms or dads, and most important, our role models. […]

Paul Barretto practices against his brother.

The Barretto Brothers: A Dynamic Duo

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Four-star recruit Nic Barretto releases the ball with immense power, and it passes over the net at full speed, hitting the edge of the clean white line on the opposite side of the court. Paul Barretto, a five-star recruit, groans with annoyance. Repeat. Paul serves full speed over his older brother, Nic, and drills a […]


Varsity Baseball soars past Novato at game night

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The boys’ varsity baseball team beat Novato 6-2 last Friday, March 27 at Albert Park in San Rafael. Starting pitcher Zach Cohen pitched almost the entire game before reliever Zack Kopstein came in for the last few outs. There was a large crowd of students and parents to watch the two teams play. The Giants now have […]

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Girls’ basketball exceeds season expectations

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After a 43-30 loss to number-one seeded Justin-Siena in the MCAL semi-finals last Thursday, the girls’ varsity basketball season has ended. The Giants lost to Justin-Siena in last year’s finals and said they were excited to face their rivals once again. “I wasn’t super nervous, which is weird,” said junior Carli Jacks. “I guess I […]


Airlines are nutty for serving complementary peanuts

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On a flight to a recent college audition, the flight attendants handed out complimentary bags of peanuts. Because I am allergic to peanuts, almonds, pistachios, cashews, and macadamia nuts myself, I was shocked to see that some airlines still serve peanuts for free. Today, researchers estimate that about 15 million Americans have food allergies,  and […]


Girls’ varsity basketball claims a victory over San Marin

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Thursday night the girls’ varsity basketball team came out strong, taking home a 46-35 victory aganist San Marin on senior night. The seniors, Bengu Atik, Bailey Ferguson, Tamara Frangoul, and Danielle McCauley were welcomed with roses as they lined up on the court beside their parents.  Sophomore Nicki Yang was the leading scorer with 11 points, while junior Lauren Watkins was […]