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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 […]

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Learning history through a different lens: AP Art History

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Come this fall, students will get to “draw” themselves a new understanding of art and culture all while “brushing” up on their historic knowledge. Advanced Placement choices will expand with the addition of AP Art History (APAH), taught by fine arts teacher Susanne Maxwell. The new class will be a blend between history and art […]

Meg Heimbrodt welcomed as new College and Career Specialist

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New College and Career Specialist Meg Heimbrodt started working on Jan. 11, replacing Paula Vantrease who retired after over 10 years at Redwood. “She is very eager and enthusiastic,” Assistant Principal LaSandra White said. “We are excited to have her. [It] seems like she’s picked up right where Paula left off in working with counselors […]

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Photo Gallery: 2017 winter rally

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Redwood held its second rally of the year on Thursday, Jan. 26. The “Winter Rally” featured a performance by the varsity cheerleaders, grade level competitions, such as musical chairs and tug-o-war, and a presentation from the Peer Resource class. The rally ended with an exciting student versus staff basketball game.

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31 clubs recruit new members at semi-annual club day

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31 different student clubs lined the South Lawn on Wednesday in hopes of recruiting new members for the spring semester. Leadership hosts “Club Day” semiannually, inviting new and existing clubs to advertise, and giving an opportunity for the student body to browse the selection.  This semester, 31 of the 55 existing clubs attended, 6 of […]

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Students partake in Women’s March SF

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The rain didn’t deter 100,000 people, including Redwood students, from peacefully marching through San Francisco on Saturday to show unification following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The marchers were demonstrating for issues such as LGBTQ rights, civil rights, treatment of disabled people, immigration, climate change and women’s rights. This march was one of thousands […]

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Marin County waits to decide if sale of marijuana will be legalized

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Despite California’s passage of Proposition 64, which legalized the usage of recreational marijuana for adults above the age of 21, the entirety of the bill and its ramifications will not be considered by the Marin County Board of Supervisors until 2018. Marin County’s cannabis webpage has an announcement that states, “The County of Marin does […]