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San Rafael’s 29th celebration of Dia De Los Muertos

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Traditional Aztec dancers created a circle in the center of the crowd. Large feather headdresses and Chachayotes around their ankles (dried out chachayot nuts that clank together when the dancers moved) made for an epic sense of culture in the gym as people gathered to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos. San Rafael’s 29th anniversary of […]

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Voluntarios en Canal cultivan el amor por el béisbol

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Click here to read in English Los sonidos de Béisbol se pueden oír casi todo el año en el área de Canal en San Rafael, originado de niños jugando en los varios parques locales como Pickleweed Park. Aunque sea un deporte popular localmente, el béisbol es uno de los deportes más caros para jugar por […]

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Volunteers in the Canal cultivate their love for baseball

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Presiona aquí para leer en Español The sounds of baseball can be heard almost all year long around the Canal District in San Rafael, originating from children playing at various local parks. Although a popular local sport, baseball can be expensive to play due to the amount of gear that is needed, making it difficult […]

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Un año sabatico en Perú, Ecuador y España

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Click here to read in English Después de pasar por un terremoto de 7.8 que zarandeo Ecuador, un exalumno de Redwood Shaya Barry se fue de Ecuador con el deseo de regresar y ayudar los que necesiten ayuda. Como uno de los estudiantes de Redwood que estaba en el viaje de servicio a Ecuador ella […]

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A gap year in Peru, Ecuador and Spain

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Presiona aquí para leer en Español After experiencing a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Ecuador’s grounds, Redwood alumnus Shaya Barry left Ecuador with the desire to return and help those in need. As one of the Redwood students on the service trip to Ecuador who experienced the damaging effects of the earthquake on the morning […]

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Baseball players venture to Cuba to give back to community

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This past summer, Redwood varsity baseball player, junior Jackson Barry, and JV players junior, Jake Nordstrom and Erik Simonson, ventured to Cuba as a part of a community service trip to both expand their cultural experience and further their sports careers. They traveled to Havana and Viñales with a New Orleans baseball team from June […]

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Redwood Amigos immerse themselves in Panamá

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This summer, a handful of Redwood students decided to stray from typical summer vacations and make a bold move to participate in Amigos de las Americas. Amigos is a program that began in 1965 that places students in mostly rural Spanish-speaking countries. These students are fully immersed in the culture and language for six to […]

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Across town for AP Spanish Literature

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Every Monday and Wednesday, senior Elia Chou travels to Sausalito to take AP Spanish Literature, a class offered every other year at Redwood. She takes classes at Tilden Preparatory in downtown Sausalito. After spending the summer of her freshman and junior year on service trips to both Costa Rica and Ecuador, Chou developed a passion […]

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Implamentando una visión unica a la clases

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Se Puede decir que la maestra de español Melissa Zeiher fue destinada para hacer este trabajo. Aunque sus padres no fueron maestros, su abuelo fue un maestro de español en San Marcos High School en California del Sur. “El me ayudo mucho a aprender y a estar interesada en el Español,” dijo Zeiher. “El me […]

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Sunday market exemplifies farmer-customer bond

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The sweet scent of fresh berries fills the air as the morning light pours through the sky. Guitar strings strum, while people gather at the the heart of Marin’s agricultural distribution to purchase locally produced goods. Parents line up at the white booths with their children whose faces brighten as the farmers place juicy samples […]