Disregarded life jackets are thrown into a growing heap after refugees land on shore.

Mortham and students sell bracelets made by Syrian refugees

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Art teacher Nicole Mortham is making a global impact in the Redwood community through a project she started this school year: selling bracelets made by the Syrian refugees living on the island of Lesbos, Greece. Over the summer, Mortham visited Lesbos to help the refugees fleeing Syria. She noticed that the majority of the refugees […]


Local film festival offers students opportunities to advance filmmaking skills

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The internationally-renowned Mill Valley Film Festival has played host to some of the best films of recent years. In 2015, “Bridge of Spies,” “Room” and “Spotlight” (films all nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards that year) were screened at theaters throughout Marin County. This year, the festival will screen such films as “The […]


Tam High School’s bathroom scratched by copycat threat

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On Tuesday, Nov. 7, at around 1:00 p.m., an anonymous shooting threat was made in the form of a written message in the upstairs girls’ bathroom of Tamalpais High School (Tam). According to Tam senior Jack Loder, the picture read, “I’m going to kill everyone in this f***ing school tomorrow. I’m f***ing done with everything.” […]

Surfrider club members holding their trash bags.

Surfrider club hosts beach clean up at Ocean Beach

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On Sunday, Nov. 5, the RHS Surfrider Foundation club held its first beach cleanup of the school year at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. From 9 a.m. to noon, roughly 15 students from the club helped give back to the environment by picking up trash on the beach.  According to club members, although there was […]


Redwood’s unconventional first months of school

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A deeper look into the abnormal start to the school year at Redwood High School. For the first seven weeks of school, unusual events occurred weekly, impeding the usual school routine. Click the icons below to learn more about each event.


Devon Cusack and Jake Hanssen crowned homecoming king and queen

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The crowd went silent as the homecoming nominees each quickly undid the red ribbon and opened their boxes to find that Devon Cusack and Jake Hanssen had the winning white roses. Hanssen and Cusack smiled at the crowd as they held up their flowers. They walked toward each other with arms spread and hugged over […]

Discussing today’s plan, four Central Marin police officers gather on the South Lawn.

Second school shooting threat results in prohibition of Halloween costumes

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On Oct. 30, a second school shooting threat was discovered written on a wall in the boys’ downstairs bathroom, resulting in the cancellation of the annual Halloween costume contest and the administration prohibiting students from dressing up. Student attendance was lower than usual, although the threat turned out to be false. Staff and students were […]

Tamiscal student Rachel Shindelus (poster top left) and former Redwood student Haley Bjursten (poster top mid-left) used the Summer of Love poster contest as an opportunity to voice their opinions on world problems through art.

Summer of Love Youth Poster Contest provides outlet for students’ opinions

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This summer, the first ever Summer of Love Youth Poster Contest was established in Marin by Bruce Burtch, an avid community volunteer and entrepreneur. The competition allowed teenagers aged 12 to 18 to express their opinions and messages about current world problems to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic social movement of 1967, where […]

Drama’s effort pays off in successful opening night of “She Kills Monsters”

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The smooth incorporation of intense action scenes and intricate production techniques made the fictional, game-based performance of “She Kills Monsters” everything the actors and directors hoped it to be on opening night, Oct. 11. Closely mimicking the intense fantasy role-playing game, “Dungeons and Dragons,” the performance required more combat scenes than past productions. Seniors Stephen […]