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Prerequisites: a beneficial requirement or a hindrance?

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With the 2018-2019 course selection process coming to a close last month, preparation is underway for new classes in the upcoming year. Students are able to access a wide variety of options, with over 150 classes encompassing the full spectrum of the arts to the sciences. Although the list allows students to diversify their schedules […]

Initiating the new environmentally-friendly classrooms, student representative seniors Max von Franqué and Loren Greene are involved in the project to create a more sustainable campus.

Seniors lay groundwork for environmental classroom

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Over the last two years, Redwood administration in conjunction with AP Environmental Science (APES) and Sustainable Agriculture teacher Joe Stewart have considered implementing environmentally friendly classrooms into Redwood’s architectural layout. Stewart acts as the teacher advisor for the environmental classroom initiative, an idea his APES students wanted to further pursue last year. However, Stewart said […]

Malik performs in the play "Plan 9 From Outer Space: The Musical" playing Tanna, one of the play's main antagonists

Senior drama student ready to write next chapter of story

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She was nervous with anticipation, about to perform in her first play. Peeking through the curtains, she could see the audience, her parents sitting out in the crowd to watch their third-grade daughter perform a background role as a fairy. She took a deep breath, then stepped onto the stage. Strangely, senior Samara Malik felt […]

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Gluten: Is it kneaded?

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While browsing the grocery store aisles, it has become more common to see gluten-free pasta, cookies, bread, pancakes, muffins and more. Gluten-free diets have become popular among people of all ages in our community, either by choice or for medical reasons. According to Statista, the market of gluten-free foods is skyrocketing and is estimated to […]

The science fiction thriller follows an expedition of five women into “Area X,” an inexplicable stretch of land filled with mutated lifeforms and surrounded by a shimmering border that manifested after an alien life form crashed into a lonely lighthouse.

‘Annihilation’ mystifies on screen and on paper

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The fungus seeps out of the deep hole, a twist of vibrant tendrils: blue, olive green, deep orange. Trees with crystal leaves that glisten in the sun scatter dancing refractions on the ground below. The “Shimmer,” the border of this enigmatic coastal territory, captures topographic patterns of violet and turquoise, reflecting light like a bubble […]

Roberts lunges mid-routine.

Senior Lauren Roberts takes the leap from Redwood to a professional dance career

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While lacing up her cream-colored pointe shoes, one might assume that senior Lauren Roberts was just another dancer preparing for rehearsal. However, they wouldn’t know the leap she had taken into the professional world of ballet. Lauren attended three and a half years of high school at Redwood, but as she started to think about […]

Standing in front of Woody's Yogurt Place, Michael Woodson holds his 1959 varsity swim team captain's flag.

Owner of Woody’s Yogurt Place freezes time remembering Redwood

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In 1958, Michael Woodson, now the owner of Woody’s Yogurt Place in Strawberry Village, was a senior at the newly constructed Redwood High School. Lacking adequate athletic facilities and boasting only two wings of classrooms, Michael’s expectations for his last year of high school were low. Little did he know that his senior year would […]

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 […]