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Skaters enjoy the new Northgate ice rink.

Ice skating rink opens at Northgate Mall

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For the first time in 25 years Marin County has an ice skating rink available daily to the public. The outdoor rink opened Saturday Nov. 10 and is located near Kohl’s outside the Northgate Mall in San Rafael.  It will stay open through Jan. 13. The rink is 5,000 square feet and while much smaller […]

Students aren't the only ones who bike and walk to school. Parents visiting for back to school night also needed to avoid the Doherty Drive closure.

Few students riding their bikes to school

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With the re-opening of Doherty Drive and the winter weather coming, fewer students may feel the incentive to ride their bikes to school. When Doherty drive closed two months ago, many students took up biking to school. On National Bike to School Day, over 250 students, 16 percent of Redwood, biked to school.  That is […]

Sandy’s intial projected route heads for Canada, carving out the Northern parts of the East Coast and leaving behind a path of destruction.

Superstorm Sandy causes distress in the West

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Junior Lily Goldwasser and her family anxiously awaited their flight home in a New Jersey airport, knowing that the clock was ticking down the minutes until Hurricane Sandy would tear through the state. “They started to cancel flights after seven p.m.,” Goldwasser said. “We just made it out of New Jersey. Our flight left at […]

Schedule changes for Drama Spring Shows

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For the last few years, the spring Advanced Drama shows schedule has been consistent—juniors put on a Shakespeare play directed by Brit Block, and the seniors perform an original show, “Motherlode,” directed by Erik Berkowitz. But this year, they decided to change it up. This spring, the juniors in Advanced Drama will be performing “Alice […]

Parent pledge gains momentum

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Parent participation in a program aimed at stopping teen substance abuse soared to record highs this month, with a total of over 400 parent participants so far. Facilitated through the PTSA, the Be the Influence Parent Pledge is an agreement made by several hundred Redwood parents to help end teen substance abuse and unsupervised parties. […]

FALLfest

Making a point of action: Club aims to raise money and awareness for ALS

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This Sunday, Nov. 18 Redwood’s Point of Action Club will be hosting Fallfest, a festival to raise money for Larkspur resident Lori Cohen. The event will be held in Redwood’s CEA from 10 until 3, and will feature live music, baked goods, students selling artwork, and activities such as bobbing for apples. According to senior […]

Survey indicates high drinking rate

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Although Marin County is known for its statistically high rates of binge drinking, the trend continues, according to the recently released results of the California Healthy Kids Survey. The administration of the CHKS, which is a survey administered statewide to measure the attitudes and behaviors of students in the 9th and 11th grades, is required […]

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Ecology teacher faciliates hands-on learning with a trip to Belize

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Science teacher Joe Stewart is coordinating a trip to study dolphins, manatees, mangroves and more in Belize over Spring Break. The trip, which is coordinated by Ecology Project International and open to all Redwood students, aims to expose students to scientific research and cultural exchange over their nine-day stay on the Caribbean coast. This is […]

Legs

Senior suspended for streaking

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A week after revealing himself during the halftime show at the Homecoming football game, a Redwood streaker recently revealed one more thing: his identity. While wearing only a Richard Nixon mask and a pair of cleats, senior Gideon Elson stole the show by streaking across the football field during the halftime cheerleading routine. Several days […]

Junior Tom Cline proposes India’s point of view to other delegates in his committee in last weekend’s Model United Nation’s conference at Stanford University.

Model U.N wins multiple awards

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Model United Nations club members represented leading countries for the first time in years during the annual Model United Nations conference at Stanford University last weekend. The 22 Redwood students who participated in the three-day conference, which was held Nov. 9-11, were assigned to represent either the Republic of India or the Czech Republic. Club […]