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Sophia Hooper, senior, and Lauren Wolfe, freshman, pose in the tennis practice t-shirts that were banned from school grounds. The t-shirt says “I’d hit that.”

Girls’ tennis shirts banned from school

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The girls’ varsity tennis team was recently told they may no longer wear their team shirts at school, after an unattributed complaint regarding the innuendo displayed on their shirts at the Back-to-School Fall Rally. The phrase “I’d hit that” was printed on the front of the shirt above the team’s “Redwood Varsity Tennis” logo. Athletic […]

Eating Right: New regulations limit cafeteria choices

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The district’s cafeteria menu has been revamped by Student Nutrition Services, who are always striving to improve the food, in order to comply with new federal regulations. The Student Nutrition Services, a local committee that sets standards for school lunches, is now limiting the amount of calories sold on campus to adhere to these regulations. […]

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Car accident leaves senior with life-altering amnesia

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“I didn’t even think about God or death,” senior Nicole-Maureen Espina said, recalling the day that an 18-wheeler totaled her minivan and erased her memory. “I just…my mind was empty, and I guess that for the first time, I felt at peace.” Espina, who attended Redwood but moved to the Philippines halfway through her freshman […]

Redwood alumnus James Holmes speaks against the proposed revisions to the sex-ed policy at the Tam District School Board meeting last Wednesday.

Board debates changes to sex education program

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Last Wednesday, a major change to a set of policies concerning sexual education was announced at the Tamalpais District School Board meeting. The policy revisions, proposed by Tam’s Director of Student Learning Louise Aliano, were set to change the district’s current methods of instruction on family life/sex education as well as AIDS prevention. Under the […]

Prosecution attorney Yvette Martinez, left, speaks to Max Wade's defense attorney, Charles Dresow, before entering the courtroom during the preliminary hearing.

Day 3: Investigation faults highlighted by Wade’s attorney

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“He never responded,” testified San Francisco’s Officer Sean Rogers. “We were never able to track him down.” Rogers was speaking about a janitor who apparently worked a night shift at British Motor Car Distributors dealership the night of the Lamborghini theft with which former Redwood student Max Wade is charged. Wade’s defense attorney, Charles Dresow, […]

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Sir Francis Drake commute shortened by new traffic detecting cameras

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If you live in Kentfield or Greenbrae, go ahead and hit snooze one more time, because your commute may have just gotten shorter. New vehicle-detecting cameras were installed in September to increase traffic efficiency along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. Thirteen traffic signals between Larkspur Landing circle and Elm Avenue in Kentfield were coordinated using the […]

Alleged gunman and car thief Max Wade, a former Redwood student, listens to testimony at the second day of his pretrial hearing.

Day 2: Details of Wade’s arrest emerge through police testimony

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MARIN COUNTY CIVIC CENTER – Police testified today, Oct. 11, regarding details of the arrest of former Redwood student Max Wade, describing their pursuit of Wade through a Richmond storage complex before they apprehended him. The nature of the arrest was among several details revealed on day two of Max Wade’s pretrial hearing as Detective Ryan Petersen […]

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Blue Angels fleet soars over Bay Area

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Fleet Week in San Francisco wrapped up with air shows by the Blue Angels on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to the Blue Angels, Fleet Week featured other air shows as well as a parade of ships that ranged from amphibious assault carriers to fireboats.    

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Homecoming court announced

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The Redwood Homecoming court was announced yesterday in anticipation of this year’s Homecoming Week. The senior class voted for the court, comprised of twelve senior boys and girls, last week, according to Tom Cline, one of the week’s planners. The court pairings for the year are Doug Pardella and Celeste Carswell, Will Finnie and Kally […]

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Day 1: Witnesses testify in pretrial hearing for Wade case

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MARIN COUNTY CIVIC CENTER – At the first day of his pretrial hearing, former Redwood student Max Wade, wearing a red-striped jail uniform and handcuffs, remained seemingly unfazed and stoic as he listened to the witness testimony against him today, Oct. 9. In this first day of the hearing, prosecution witnesses Landon Wahlstrom and Eva […]