Sam Slade Editor

Sam Slade is a creative individual who has been facinated with filmmaking since 7th grade. In addition to producing many short films and video projects, Sam is also a producer for Redwood TV and strives to make all of his content a spectacle to watch. Sam is usually seen with a camera in his hands, ready to get the best shot. “Remember, pain is temporary; film is forever.” - Peter Jackson

Contact Sam Slade: sslade@redwoodbark.org.


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Tahoe time: Skiers stoked about record-setting snowfall

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Recent extreme weather has brought Redwood skiers out of their drought depression and back onto the slopes of Tahoe. The ski hype has been difficult to sustain due to poor precipitation levels over the past two years, but some students never gave up their love for the mountain. This year’s incredible snowfall has rewarded them […]

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Junior and mentor go hardcore for parkour

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Former Redwood student, Josh Morris, and current Redwood junior, Aidan Rankin-Williams, discuss their passion for parkour and their history practicing the sport.

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Desk Jams: Edition 11 – Stephanie Oh

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Senior Stephanie Oh performs on the violin.  

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Graffiti: An overlooked, underappreciated art

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    Graffiti is an art. That is a phrase rarely said in our community, or in any community, for that matter. But for several Redwood students, it is a phrase that rings true every day. Think about the word ‘graffiti.’ What comes to mind? Now think ‘street art.’ The negative connotation associated with graffiti, […]

Junior Phillip Platek pumps up his tires before a weekday practice at Phoenix Lake.

Mountain biking team overcomes bumps in the road

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Last year, the mountain biking team failed to bring home the state race championship for the first time in three seasons, but this year it remains optimistic while looking to build the team for the future. Dave Carbonell, who is in his third year advising the team and his first year as one of the […]

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The Walk

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Any given morning at 7:20 a.m., as one student boards her bus on Paradise Drive, another student will step off of his bus from Marin City. Both will ride on Marin Transit and both woke up earlier than they’d wish.

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Longboarding excites thrill-seeking students

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Gliding down a hill at 40 miles per hour has become commonplace for some Redwood thrill-seekers. Junior Jordan Stern became interested in longboarding during his freshman year, and has since become increasingly passionate about the sport.     “I was never really into skateboarding,” Stern said. “I was watching videos online, and a longboarding video […]

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Face-to-Face: Should feminism be renamed “equalism”?

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  Face-to-Face is a feature that allows two members of the Redwood community to grill each other, argue, or simply converse about a relevant issue or event. We provide the topic, and they do the rest. This month’s participants are junior Claire Schulberg and senior Ruby Elson. The two students discuss whether or not feminism […]

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Video: Back to School Dance – 2015

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Over 1,100 students attended the Back To School Dance during the first week of school. Even with the cramped quad and strict security, students still flocked to the dance.