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Senior art student Danielle Kisseberth places a tile on the CEA wall

Community art project attempts to break down barriers

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A sea of pink tiles with student-written messages cover the CEA wall, arranged artfully so that the spaces between them create the pattern of a chain link fence. When responding to the questions, “Who do you love?” “Who needs your love?” and “What do you love?” students’ answers ranged from “My fish” to “Refugees” or […]

Sophomore Miles Squiers performing Rolling Stones song ‘Start me up’.

Rocking advisory: bands expose students to a range of music

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From classical to jazz to rock, several Redwood bands performed a variety of songs during the previous two advisory periods. Half the students attended on Feb. 6 and the other half on Feb. 13. For the first time in 14 years, a number of the assorted bands from Advanced Performance Workshop (APW), wind ensemble, and […]

A member of Amnesty International talks to the club during their meeting on Thursday.

Amnesty International hosts Syrian refugee simulation

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The Amnesty International Club hosted a simulation of what it is like to be a Syrian refugee during lunch on Thursday, Feb. 16. Students and faculty walked around the first floor of the main building with possession cards that represented the items that they could fit into a backpack. Members of Amnesty International took possessions […]

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Numerous parking spots painted red in front lot

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During winter break, a strip of formerly student-available parking spots were painted red and are now restricted for parking. The new restricted areas, which come at a time when many students already have trouble finding parking, run along the side of the football field and the Carlisle building. According to Assistant Principal Saum Zargar, the […]

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‘Teacher carousel’ continues for math students

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“The teacher carousel,” as senior Max Hogan called it, just won’t stop for multiple sections of Statistics and the Intermediate Algebra class. The students have received their fourth teacher this year since the departure of Curt Gebhard, the original teacher. The classes started the year with Gebhard. However, just months into the year, he left […]

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Advanced Drama performs play for Lenaea Festival

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Advanced Drama traveled to Folsom, California to partake and perform in the Lenaea High School Theatre Festival Feb. 10-12. Over the past month, students have been writing and preparing a 35-minute play to perform at the festival, according to senior and cast member Will Gallagher. The cast members included seniors Will Gallagher, Nick Peterzell, Scott […]

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Stress Reduction Advisory begins

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As second semester classes ramp up for the spring, a new opt-in “Stress Reduction” Advisory has been created for juniors and seniors as a way to combat the often hectic and stressful environment at Redwood. The new class, taught by drama teacher Britt Block and Spanish teacher Alison Castro, focuses on using mindfulness and yoga […]

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Peer Resource talks to Hall Middle Students

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On February 6, the Peer Resource class traveled down the street to Hall Middle School to work with students and help “plant the seed” towards building a stronger community. According to senior Leo Cooperband, a member of Peer Resource, the class led various activities aimed at creating trust and sharing insecurities. “We had three sessions […]

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Northern California relieved from five year drought

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In the past five years, California has suffered from a serious drought, but thanks to the recent winter storms, Northern California has officially become drought-free, according to the U.S Drought Monitor. As of Jan. 10, the U.S. Drought Monitor has declared Northern California, from the Bay Area to Oregon, drought-free due to the downpours of […]

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Local author releases debut novel about life as a teenager in Marin County

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Marin County native Lindsey Lee Johnson discussed her highly acclaimed debut novel, “The Most Dangerous Place on Earth,” at Book Passage’s author event on Jan. 20. The event was attended by Marin community members, Johnson’s family, students of Tamalpais High School and readers who wanted to receive a signed copy from the author. Johnson’s fictional […]