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Ibram X. Kendi joins the TUHSD for a Stop-and-Learn
Ibram X. Kendi joins the TUHSD for a Stop-and-Learn
Elsa Block May 23, 2024

On Tuesday, May 21, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) held the third “Stop-and-Learn” of the year following recent racial...

Exploring the role of religion in grief: Unveiling the impact of rituals and community support
Exploring the role of religion in grief: Unveiling the impact of rituals and community support
Emily Garcia and Ellie Braggs May 21, 2024

Religion plays a significant role in many people's lives, and while its influence in navigating grief is widely recognized, certain practices...

FDA approves Opill; The lens into the world of reproductive rights
Hailey Carlton and Annie Burlingame May 16, 2024

From IUDs to Depo-Provera shots, and to the original pill (Plan-B), birth control has evolved substantially since its debut in May of 1950....

Photo Essay: Girls’ varsity tennis serves up a win in NCS quarterfinals

On Thursday, Nov. 9, the girls’ varsity tennis team won against Mission San Jose High School in the North Coast Section (NCS) quarterfinals. Commanding the court, Redwood ultimately came out on top with 5-2 against San Jose and will advance to the NCS semi-finals on Nov. 10.

Doubles pairing junior Ella Povio and senior Annesley Krawitt delivered a resounding victory with 6-3 and 10-2 wins in their second and third sets after a 4-6 start to the match. Juniors Leila Fraschetti and Molly Gallagher won both of their doubles sets 6-4, while senior Lindsey Reed and junior Livia Klompus won their doubles sets 6-2 and 6-1. Freshman Julia Povio, after a first set ending 0-6, came back with a 6-2 win in the second set and fought hard for an ultimate 3-6 loss in the third set to San Jose. Junior Gwenn Ricordel came in at 6-3 and 6-2 for both her singles sets, while junior Julia Laury served up success with 6-2 and 6-0 wins in singles. Junior Jordan Marotto, ranked first on the team ladder, had a close match. With the first set ending 4-5, Marotto retired in order to keep up her strength and energy for Redwood’s games in the following days.

As a whole, the Giants demonstrated their tenacity and commitment to the game, keeping up their season’s winning streak and moving forward in the NCS championship. Catch varsity tennis again at the NCS semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 10, and at the NCS finals on Saturday, Nov. 11, both at James Logan High School.

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Tallulah Knill Allen
Tallulah Knill Allen, Copy Editor
Tallulah Knill Allen is a junior at Redwood and a copy editor for the Bark. She loves books, ballet, making playlists and spending time with her friends and family.