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 […]

Marc Sondheimer, right, won an academy award for the short film "Piper"

Alumnus wins Oscar at Academy Awards

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Redwood alumnus Marc Sondheimer won an Oscar at the Academy Awards ceremony for his role as the producer of the short film “Piper” on Sunday. The film was chosen out of five nominated films in the “Animated Short Film” category. Sondheimer’s award was one of 24 given out during the awards ceremony. Sondheimer said that […]

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Thrift 4 Hope club raises money for local charity

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The Thrift 4 Hope club donated $540 to Buckelew Programs following their winter clothing sale, furthering the club’s goal of making a positive impact on the community. The club collects used clothing each semester for their biannual sales, with boxes stationed in Redwood’s front office and at several off-campus locations, according to co-president senior Abby […]

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Seniors nominated for prestigious Presidential Scholars Program

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Three seniors were selected as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program in early February. The students―James Conant, Scott McCrae and Rebecca Smalbach―were invited to apply for the prestigious award as a result of their outstanding standardized test scores. Each year, approximately 4,000 high school students are invited to compete for the 161 spots […]