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A graduate smiles at Sondheim, accepting his diploma.

Photo Gallery: Class of 2018 graduation ceremony

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On Thursday, June 14, the Redwood senior class of 2018 took one more step towards adulthood, graduating and giving high school one last goodbye. The day was full of speeches, songs, diplomas, laughs and tears as the graduates celebrated the final moments with their classmates.

Mitchell Zucker spiking the ball.

Rebuilding with determination; volleyball players persevere for a prosperous season

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Despite losing six seniors last year and two this year, the Redwood varsity boys’ volleyball team made it to the 2018 Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) semifinals.  After a physically and mentally straining match against Drake High School, they were eliminated, causing their season to end earlier than expected. Seniors Jacob Zimmerman and Jason Silberman […]

Senior Zach Tull  enjoys a slice of Stefano's pizza at lunch on campus during Sustainability Week.

Leadership promotes South Lawn lunches to encourage students to stay on campus

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It’s finally that time of the year again: the weather is warmer, there is talk of heading out to Stinson after school and sweatshirts are put into backpacks by fourth period. That’s right, summer is just around the corner. With such pleasant weather, it might be expected that students are outside eating and socializing during […]

Junior Gabe Mandossian showcases green beans.

Photo Gallery: Sustainability Week

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Thursday’s grey skies proved no match for the energetic atmosphere of Sustainability Week’s annual lunch fair. Thanks to the efforts of Peer Resource, Sustainable Agriculture, Leadership and independent sustainability-based companies with gadgets such as a  solar-powered phone charger, the South Lawn was transformed into a fun, interactive and informative fair in which students could participate […]

Class of 2018 valedictorian Dan Yamada, took a total of 12 AP and 4 honors classes during his eight semesters at Redwood.

Dan Yamada announced as class of 2018 valedictorian

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Senior Dan Yamada has been named the class of 2018 valedictorian. Yamada has a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.49 and a 10-12 grade academic GPA of 4.74. He is planning on attending UC Berkeley in the fall and majoring in chemistry.   Yamada enrolled in a total of 12 Advanced Placement (AP) classes and four […]

Board President Leslie Lundgren Harlander and board member Chuck Ford look over a resolution during the board meeting on May 8th.

Additional revisions to budget plan safeguard potential employee layoffs

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After further discussion of the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) fiscal situation, additional revisions to the TUHSD Budget Reduction and Recovery Plan have been initiated by the Local Control and Accountability Plan Committee (LCAP) to combat increasing enrollment growth costs and budget deficiencies. With the revised budget plan, no employee positions will be laid off to […]

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Drake upperclassmen bring the heat in annual game of ‘Assassin’

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The target is in sight. Tentatively looking over each shoulder before nearing the victim, timer in hand, the assassin closes in on the gap between defeat and victory. Suddenly, another player approaches, and without hesitation the assassin jumps head first into a nearby bush fearful for their life. The target, alert, swiftly turns around to […]

Senior Catherine Jensen beams alongside her parents while holding up her coaches award.

60th Annual Athletic Banquet celebrates seniors’ sports achievements

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On Monday, May 14, the Redwood High School Benchwarmers hosted the 60th annual senior awards banquet. The banquet was held at the Embassy Suites in San Rafael and welcomed all senior varsity athletes to recognize them for their achievements. Athletic Director Jessica Peisch served as the master of ceremonies and explained the purpose of the […]

The sophomore cabinet is shocked after being pied in the face.

Spring rally bids seniors farewell

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Today, the final spring rally commenced, consisting of several activities that wrapped up the past four years. The rally began with senior Katie Israel singing the national anthem. Following Israel’s performance, the sophomore cabinet was pied in the face by their sophomore peers for raising the most money for LARCOD, a nonprofit community-based organization in […]

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Lieutenant Governor Newsom shares high school and life experiences with alma mater

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On Thursday, April 26, students from all grades gathered in the big gym to listen to Redwood alumnus Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco. Newsom talked about his journey throughout high school, his college experience and his career in politics. A panel of students asked Newsom questions, and the conversation later opened […]