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What it means to be a Giant
What it means to be a Giant
Gil LadetzkyJune 22, 2024

In fifth grade, I attended my first-ever Redwood basketball game. It was a rainy Thursday night in a gym packed with energetic students. As I...

A high school student ridden with acne scrolls through social media posts of influencers with seemingly flawless skin from filters.
The bulging red bumps of your teen years shouldnt be normalized: Acne vulgaris, a detrimentally neglected disease
Emily HitchcockJune 20, 2024

Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease —those red, white or scarred marks, the ones that stand out or grow beneath the skin as a painful...

Seniors launch their caps in their air as Dr. Barnaby Payne announces they have officially graduated.
Redwood class of 2024 graduates amid tears, cheers and airhorns: A celebration to remember
Cora ChampommierJune 15, 2024

  On Thursday, June 13, the Redwood class 2024 solidified their impact on the school over the past four years and became a step closer...

Roots Down unites parents and seniors in laughter and in tears


On Monday, June 3, seniors and their parents, guardians and caregivers gathered in the big gym to celebrate their accomplishments as soon-to-be graduates. Students laughed together, parents cried together and everyone listened to the admin speakers, students performances and heartfelt letters written for senior parents. The Redwood Foundation members and principal Barnaby Payne put on the event as a more intimate place for students to look back and celebrate their achievements in their high school careers and send them off to their next stages in life with a heartwarming, family event.

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Leina Khan, Copy Editor
Leina Khan is a junior at Redwood High School and is a copy editor for The Redwood Bark. She enjoys listening to music, traveling and seeing friends.
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Morgan Sicklick is a sophomore at Redwood and is in the nonfiction class. She enjoys playing water polo, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.