Next Generation Science Standards in place starting 2018

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The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) science curriculum will undergo significant changes starting this fall due to the new California-mandated implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The new standards will impact students’ science education requirements beginning with the class of 2022 and are already posing a challenge to Redwood science teachers. Redwood […]

Students using Chromebooks as an alternative to going to the computer lab.

Computers labs to be converted to classrooms, replaced by Chromebooks

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Previously, rooms 158 and 276 have been areas at school for teachers and students to access computers during class time, with teachers often pulling students out of their regular classrooms to utilize the tech-focused spaces. However, with an increasing student population, Redwood is in need of more classroom space. To accommodate the growth, both computer […]


Night of Blues boogies its way to another successful performance

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The annual Night of Blues concert on March 16 offered the Redwood community an opportunity to let loose, enjoy great music and dance the night away. Redwood students from the Advanced Performance Workshop class performed to a crowd of students, parents and music fans who filled the small Corte Madera Community Center. The energy was […]


Redwood students join national walkout to honor victims of Parkland shooting, promote school safety

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On Wednesday, March 14, exactly one month after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS), a majority of Redwood students walked out of their fifth period classes at 10 a.m., undeterred by the mid-morning rain. They joined tens of thousands of students across the country in a demonstration to protest for the […]

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District wide program cuts to be implemented due to $6 million budget deficit

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The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is projected to reach a $6 million structural deficit as district funding has surpassed the budget. Within the next four years, the district hopes to balance the current deficit through adopting a district-wide parcel tax as well as pursuing alternative methods of revenue sourcing through the newly adopted […]


Musical performances jazz up advisory

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On Monday, Feb. 26, the Mountain and Tree Houses gathered in the main gym during the advisory period to listen to the Symphonic Band, Jazz A and Advanced Performance Workshop (APW) students perform. Led by band teacher John Mattern, the music department played a variety of different genres of music, from rock to pop to […]


Annual Chinese New Year Parade captures eyes and ears of local community

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On Saturday, Feb. 24, thousands gathered in the streets of Chinatown, San Francisco, to celebrate the annual Chinese New Year Parade. A wide array of groups performed in front of eager crowds, representing their cultural heritage with Chinese song and dance. Scroll down to view the full story. 


Leadership’s lunch success with Panda Express

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On Friday, Feb. 16, Leadership sold food from Panda Express at the amphitheater during lunch to celebrate the Chinese New Year and to kick-off the start of Ski Week. Eager to eat, many students rushed to stand in line even before the first lunch bell rang. Although the line was extremely long, Leadership students worked […]

Senior Leadership students Luna Zirpoli, Amelia Shunk and Jacqueline Massey-Blake (from left to right) pose, ready to hand out fortune cookies.

Leadership spreads the love (and also fortune cookies)

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On Wednesday, Feb. 14, joyful music played outside of the school as students were greeted on their way into the building in celebration of Valentine’s Day. With a red carpet under their feet, students entered through the doors as the Leadership class cheered them on. Claps, high fives and chants resounded. Fortune cookies that included […]


Valentine’s Day community event celebrates diversity with candlelight walk

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On Wednesday, Feb. 14, in celebration of Valentine’s Day, five Marin organizations including Dominican University, Rodef Shalom, Youth in Arts, The Canal Alliance and the Marin County Office of Education collaborated to organize the 2nd annual community bonding gathering and candlelight walk at the San Rafael Community Center. Marin residents of all ages, genders and […]