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A young boy raises his fist in enthusiasm at Civic Center.

Second annual Women’s March in San Francisco draws enthusiastic crowds

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On Saturday, Jan. 20, the second annual women’s march convened at the Civic Center in San Francisco, Calif. It was estimated that over 50,000 people attended the event. Starting at 12 pm, speakers rallied the crowds, giving impassioned speeches and demanding action. Crowds proceeded down Market St. at 2 pm for the march.

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Tam students break Redwood bleachers during rival basketball game

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Three rows of bleachers in the big gym were broken by the Tam student section at a home varsity boys’ basketball game at around 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday night. The two rival teams, the Tam Hawks and the Redwood Giants, competed in an extremely close and fast-paced game, ending in a victory for the Giants with […]

The winning dish in fourth period: Fried Persimmons with Fried Breaded Mozzarella

Unique Fare Dishes out at Sustainable Agriculture’s “Iron Chef America” competition

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Video by Anna Compagno A sizzling noise fills the air as a slice of persimmon meets the hot oil of a heated pan. Once golden brown and caramelized, the slice accompanies breaded mozzarella, a balsamic reduction and a basil leaf. The chefs crafting this unique culinary masterpiece are students in Sustainable Agriculture (Sust. Ag.) participating […]

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Cross country duo victorious at state cross country championships

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When senior Gillian Wagner and junior Liam Anderson crossed the finish line on Nov. 25, not only did they each earn the title of Division III cross country champions, but they also made history. Their victories earned Redwood the first school to ever sweep the Division III individual titles in California. The 31 CIF State […]

The Kentfield School District voted unanimously to place a raise for their district parcel tax on next March's ballot.

Tam District considers raise in parcel tax after Kentfield School District approves new measure

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At a November 14th meeting, the Kentfield School District (KSD) voted unanimously to place a new parcel tax on next March’s ballot, suggesting a $355 increase to the current $1,143 parcel tax (about a 31 percent raise). In addition to KSD, both the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) and the Dixie School District are […]

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Cardinal Newman recovers

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On Oct. 9, Northern California wildfires damaged half of Cardinal Newman High School, leaving both students and faculty displaced.

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Stapleton’s ‘The Nutcracker’ showcases Redwood dancers

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Stapleton School of the Performing Arts’ production of “The Nutcracker” was showed for its 29th consecutive year at the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium from Nov. 29 through Dec. 3. The timeless performance was showcased six times throughout the weekend. The performance featured several Redwood students including junior Delilah Mittermaier, who took on the roles of […]

The Francis Scott Key Annex, a school district property, is being converted into 100 to 150 teacher housing units

Staff members support San Francisco’s teacher housing project

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The Redwood community is a place that is valued. Due to Marin’s high housing prices, teachers in our community are forced to live elsewhere. The SF teacher housing project has Redwood High School teachers hoping the same will happen in our community. According to Business Outsider, over the past decade, housing prices in San Francisco […]

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GAME PLAN week activities encourage students to stay safe around substance use

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Throughout the week of Dec. 4, Peer Resource collaborated with the Wellness Center to put on a series of GAME PLAN activities, encouraging students to make safe and thoughtful decisions regarding alcohol and drugs. With activities such as daily pledges, a school-wide scavenger hunt and a discussion, GAME PLAN stresses eight major concepts in its […]

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Senior engages in physical altercation over attempted car break-in

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At around 5:00 p.m., senior Rocco Allenstein engaged in a physical altercation with two middle-aged African-American males who were attempting to break into his 2006 Porsche Cayenne in the front parking lot of Redwood. As Allenstein approached his vehicle after leaving early from wrestling practice, he saw two men near his car. One was inside the […]