Verenice Palczynski Former Staff

Verenice Palczynski is currently a senior at Redwood High School and is excited to be a reporter for the Bark. In Verenice's free time she enjoys being a part of Redwood's EPiC drama department as well as being on the San Anselmo town hall.

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The ignorant teenager strikes again

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With Trump in office and international affairs heating up, staying on top of both domestic and international news is essential to become an increasingly informed individual. But the sad reality is that many teenagers often live in their own head; what isn’t going to infringe upon their day-to-day lives doesn’t matter to many of them. […]

Attending a board meeting on Feb. 27, from left to right, TUHSD teachers Rebecca Kittredge, Eva Reider, Amei Papitto and Jessica Crabtree have spoken out regarding the administration's handling of sexual harassment allegations.

Redwood faculty becomes part of the #MeToo movement

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In the wake of the national #MeToo movement, Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) female staff members have spoken up, sharing their stories as victims of sexual misconduct. Jessica Crabtree (a teacher at Redwood High School), Eva Rieder (a teacher at Tamalpais High School), Amei Papitto (a former teacher at Redwood High School) and two […]

Opinion art - 60th anniversary

Most powerful opinions of the last 60 decades

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The past shapes the present, and journalism is a powerful way to spread opinions across the nation. Without the strong writers of the past, issues would go unnoticed, debates unargued and the public less informed. In honor of 60 years of journalism, here are the Bark’s most influential opinions since 1958. 2018-2008 “WikiLeaks too much […]

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Latino Photography Project at Gallery Route One

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Next to the Point Reyes Station, Gallery Route One is inconspicuously tucked into the end of 11101 CA-1 street, next to an rustic looking ice cream store and small surf shop. In the back half of the gallery, the Latino Photography Project, Hogar en Cualquier Lugar, is featured  until Dec. 17. Each artist featured is […]

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Best of 2017

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The Bark reviewed a collection of books, TV series, movies, albums and podcasts to top off 2017. To read the full story, click below.

Traditional dancers lined up for photos before their performance.

San Rafael’s 29th celebration of Dia De Los Muertos

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Traditional Aztec dancers created a circle in the center of the crowd. Large feather headdresses and Chachayotes around their ankles (dried out chachayot nuts that clank together when the dancers moved) made for an epic sense of culture in the gym as people gathered to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos. San Rafael’s 29th anniversary of […]

Bird's eye view of Russell Camden's drum-set.

Rhythm makers of Redwood march to the beat of their own drums

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Senior Russell Camden sits behind his drum set, headphones in, drumming along to a metal song. The drumsticks in his hands are a blur of movement, followed by the crashing sound of a cymbal. Marco Zazzeron, another Redwood Senior, shares the same interest. Zazzeron stares off to the right, hyper-focused, as he hits down on […]

Illustration by Lucas Marchi of students hopping the fence during the bomb threat

Bomb threat handled in a concerning way

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On Tuesday at 8:50 a.m., Sept. 19, 2017, students sat in the dark under their desks, rumors buzzing over Snapchat and text. There was an alleged bomb on our campus. Word had it that the bomb was located in a trash can by the ampitheatre. In room 205, where many of my peers and I […]

View of order: No Worry Curry bowl, California Poke bowl, dark chocolate cake bite, berry chia parfait, the sparkling mango guava drink, and the sparkling cucumber melon drink

Fast food from the future

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Walking into a restaurant, one would typically see waiters, a hostess or two and chefs working in the back. Eatsa, located at 121 Spear Street in San Francisco, along with other locations around the country, is almost completely void of human interaction. The only staff member in sight is one person at the front door […]

JOE STEWART GIVING a lesson to the SAGE students in the Redwood garden.

Overview of new classes at Redwood

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As Redwood’s population grows, so does the number of class options for students. This year, Redwood is offering eight new or reinstalled classes. Digital Communications Redwood TV is now getting its own class called Digital Communications, taught by Peter Parish. Previously, the Redwood TV crew met on their own time outside of school. Digital Communications […]