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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sophomore prompts curriculum change

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After sophomore Jake Mates appealed to the School Board to change several outdated  Tamalpais District Sexual Education policies last year, the Board finally agreed to reform the policies last month. While researching board policy, Mates discovered 19-year-old policies instructing teachers to “teach honor and respect for monogamous heterosexual marriage,” disregard informing students about STIs, and […]

Local Election Results

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For the first time in over 20 years, Marin has a new congressman. In the election to represent California District 2, which includes Marin and 5 other counties, Democrat Jared Huffman defeated Republican candidate Dan Roberts. This is the 38th consecutive year that a Democrat will be representing Marin. Proposition 30 passed, which will temporarily […]

Rainbow ribbons designated students as GTSA pledges.

Students pledge support to LGBT during Ally Week

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The Gay Trans Straight Alliance Club held its annual Ally Week from October 22-26th. The national event is sponsored by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Networks (GLSEN) to celebrate the LGBT community and educate people about anti-gay bullying. “I felt like this was one of the Gay Trans Straight Alliance’s most successful events,” said Sasha […]

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Doherty Drive opens four weeks early

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Students and Larkspur residents got a nice surprise last week when Doherty Drive opened four weeks ahead of schedule. Although Doherty Drive was scheduled to reopen on Nov. 30, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, Nov. 2. Hamid Shamsapour, the Director of Public Works and City Engineer for Larkspur, said that good weather and […]

Shown in the middle, Jared Huffman listens to kids at a elementary school. Huffman is running against Dan Roberts for the District 2 Congress seat.

Candidates vie for House seat as Woolsey retires

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As Marin gets its first chance at a new represntative to the U.S. House in 20 years, it is to no one’s surprise leaning a little to the left. Lynn Woolsey, Marin’s representation in Washington, D.C., is stepping down, providing an opportunity for  the public to get a look at two fresh faces for consideration. […]