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Admin overlooked student input in parking decisions say committee members

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The administration, according to numerous reports from students on last year’s Parking Committee, ignored or overlooked student input and ideas when deciding how to improve the school’s parking situation. The committee was formed in 2016 to address the shortage of student and teacher parking, according to a September 2015 email sent to all Redwood families […]

Attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the fall, Audrey Gaither has been named the valedictorian for the Class of 2017.

Class of 2017 valedictorian announced

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Senior Audrey Gaither has been named the valedictorian of the Class of 2017. Gaither attended Redwood for four years, earning a total academic weighted GPA of 4.56. Over her high school career, Gaither has taken 14 AP and Honors classes. She has participated in swimming and band, serves as co-captain of the speech and debate […]

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RNL captures attention with glowing games

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The football field glowed yellow and green as students ran across the 50-yard line. Dark bodies, contoured by glow sticks circling their necks, dodged each other as they raced toward a luminescent flag on the opposite end of the field. Glow-in-the-dark capture the flag had begun. Redwood Night Live (RNL), a club that aims to […]

Jolly Roger staff members (left to right) Nadov Radar, Rex Collenette and Julliette Carey  lay out their paper.

Jolly Roger resumes printing after contract dispute is resolved

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The district’s Classified Staff Union came to an agreement within their contact with the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board on May 9 which allows Drake High School’s student newspaper, the Jolly Roger, to print their backdated issues and one final issue this year through an outside printer. Previously, a clause within the contract […]

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New group offers skills to deal with academic anxiety

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In response to the academically-competitive environment at Redwood, the Wellness Center has started a support program called the Test Taking and Academic Performance Anxiety Group (TTAPAG). The group offers guidance for students dealing with the overwhelming pressures that come with school and will teach students skills to better cope with anxiety in their academic lives […]

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Slam poetry team’s seven year tradition gets slammed

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For the past seven years, the slam poetry teams from Drake, Tam and Redwood have gathered in mid-May to perform and compete in the annual Tri-School Poetry Slam Competition. Due to complications with the Drake and Tam teams, the competition did not take place this year. According to coach Alex Franklin, the Tam coach contacted […]

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Final music showcase sends off graduating seniors

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Bittersweet melodies filled the Little Theater as the Advanced Performance Workshop (APW) class held their final concert of the year on the nights of May 25th and 26th.    The two-night concert gave the APW students a chance to showcase covers, original songs and unique arrangements that they have been working on throughout the semester. […]

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Senior Farewell Rally

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The Senior Farewell Rally encompassed the journey Redwood’s senior class has taken throughout these four years of high school. Starting off with a rendition of our national anthem, the rally transpired smoothly from there on out. The seniors and freshman played the juniors and sophomores in dodgeball, Advanced Performance Workshop played some tunes, all grades […]

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UnPresidented: Trump’s loose lips may sink U.S. foreign relationships

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“UnPresidented” is a new weekly column discussing the transition and first days of the Trump administration.   To put it simply, President Donald Trump has got himself out of the frying pan―and into the fire. Presumably, all the Trump administration officials wanted was to ride out the aftermath of the chaotic firing of FBI Director […]

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Friendship Club hosts first Carnival

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The screams of laughter could be heard even above the DJ’s blaring pop music on the South Lawn at Redwood High School on Saturday, April 29 at a free carnival hosted by Redwood and Terra Linda High School’s Friendship Clubs. The carnival featured 15 booths offering games, education on various topics including gardening and art, […]