Freshman Elizabeth Hylton sings on stage

Annual Night of Blues fundraiser entertains hundreds

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It’s 7:35 p.m., and there is a line of dressed-up students waiting to get into the music-filled CEA. Inside, skirts twirl and shoes squeak on the newly decorated CEA floor as students dance to jazz and swing music performed by their peers. Some students even pair off to swing dance with one another. Last Friday […]


Legendary coach honored through memorial game

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The initials “GC” spray-painted around the field were impossible to miss. They were stenciled on the bleachers, inside the dugouts, on first base and on home plate. A cloth banner with the letters was hung beneath the scoreboard, each letter four feet tall. It was a small tribute to the enormous impact that legendary coach […]

Selling produce outside of school, the Sustainable Agriculture class will be offered in a new program that combines it with Government and Economics.

Agriculture-social science fusion class introduced

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Challenging the norm of learning inside the classroom, a new course entitled SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture, Government and Economics) will be offered next year. The course will expand upon the current sustainable agriculture class. Sustainable Agriculture teacher Joe Stewart teamed up with social studies teacher Mike Kelemen to launch the class, which will begin in the […]

Holding her “Team Gwen” hat, Caroline Sky stands with her grandparents and mom after the audition.

Caroline Sky: Marin Academy student premiers on “The Voice”

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A 16-year-old Marin Academy student, Caroline Sky, auditioned on NBC’s “The Voice” on March 8 in the hopes of progressing as a musician.   Sky auditioned with the song, “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” by Carole King, one of her biggest inspirations. Coaches Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani both turned their chairs during Sky’s […]


Kevin Laue shares life experience for Passion Week

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Kevin Laue, a one-handed former college basketball player, spoke as the Passion Week speaker on Thursday, March 9. Laue has been to 49 states, speaking not only of his journey as a one-handed college basketball player, but also of his success as a businessman traveling the world and inspiring audiences. “Disabilities don’t actually exist,” Laue […]

Unable to print its newspaper, Drake High School's Jolly Roger waits whole the Tamalpais Union High School District and California Schools Employee Association resolve a contract dispute.

Jolly Roger unable to print amid contract dispute

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Drake’s student-run newspaper, the Jolly Roger, has been unable to publish in print this semester after the print shop run by the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) was shut down. The cease in printing is due to a provision in the district Classified Staff Union, a chapter of the California Schools Employee Association’s (CSEA) […]


New required science sequence proposed in place of Integrated Science

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A new course sequence to replace Integrated Science 1-2 and 3-4 was proposed by the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) science task force in early February. The required three-course progression would fit the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that the TUHSD is adopting in the fall of 2018. The sequence would begin with the […]

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RNL facilitates substance abuse conversation with Parent Night

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Redwood Night Live (RNL) is commonly associated with the word “dodgeball” and with the fun events they host for students. However, the club has expanded its focus, and is hosting its first-ever discussion forum on March 9. The purpose of the forum is to give parents an opportunity to explore the issue of high school […]


Gallery: Students build community during Advisory

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On Feb. 27 and March 6, Link Crew carried out a community building Advisory activity in groups of two houses on each of the days. The two houses gathered in the gym and constructed houses out of index cards. Students from each Advisory class initially worked with their classmates, and then built bridges and roads […]

Speaking on behalf of her father who was inducted posthumously, David Dukes (class of 1963)'s daughter Annie came to represent her father at the banquet.

Distinguished alumni honored at Avenue of Giants induction banquet

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On March 3, the Redwood Distinguished Alumni class of 2017 was honored alongside the alumni class of 2016 at the Avenue of Giants induction banquet hosted at the McInnis Club House Restaurant. The distinguished alumni are graduates who are recognized for demonstrating excellence in their field and who have made a positive impact in their […]