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 […]


Combatting testing 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 […]

Slam poetry team gathers for a picture.

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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]

Receiving their $11,000 check for first place, four members of the Elix team represented their start-up at the Diamond Challenge.

Elix Incubator wins $11,000 for placing first at international competition

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Whether it was a plane ride across the globe or a long drive across the highway, 14 semi-finalist teams from all over the world congregated in Newark, Delaware to make their final business pitch for $11,000. Among them were juniors Haley Catton, Isabella Liu, Stash Pomichter and Andrew Yates, representing Elix Incubator. After numerous rounds […]

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Mix It Up club encourages new perspectives

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One of Redwood’s newest clubs, Mix It Up, offers a chance for students to feel welcome at Redwood no matter their race or ethnicity. The club was started by Alyssia Cruz, an intern at Redwood who does one-on-one counseling in the Redwood Wellness Center and is a student in the UC Berkeley Master of Social […]

Covered in sticky notes, these plans showed critiques from community members on the current layout on campus.

District sets forth plans to accomodate student growth

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On March 16, a meeting was held by the Facilities Master Plan Committee in the Kreps Center at Redwood to edit and enhance the plans drawn out for additions to all six schools in the Tamalpais Union High School District, including the Carlisle Building, where adult classes take place. The Education Center (district office) and […]