Redwood Bark

The Student News Site of Redwood High School

Redwood Bark

Redwood Bark

2021-2022 Staff

Kent Goodman
Editor-in-Chief

Kent Goodman

Kent Goodman is a senior at Redwood High School and is an Editor-in-Chief for the Redwood Bark. He is also the ASB treasurer and a holiday cookie baker extraordinaire.

Taylor Elliott
Editor-in-Chief

Taylor Elliott

Taylor Elliott is a senior at Redwood High School and an Editor-in-Chief for the Bark. She enjoys cooking, political advocacy and spending time with family and friends.

Hollis Belger
Editor-in-Chief

Hollis Belger

Hollis is a senior at Redwood High School and is an Editor-in-Chief for the Bark. She enjoys dancing, fundraising and spending time with friends.

Annie Goldstein
Head Copy Editor

Annie Goldstein

Annie Goldstein is a senior at Redwood High School. She is a Head Copy Editor and reporter for The Redwood Bark. She enjoys playing water polo and swimming for her high school team. In her free time, she likes to spend time outdoors...

Casey Braff
Head Copy Editor

Casey Braff

Casey Braff is a senior at Redwood High School and a Head Copy Editor for the Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, being in nature and hanging out with her friends.

Samantha Elegant
Head Copy Editor

Samantha Elegant

Samantha Elegant is a senior at RHS and a Head Copy Editor for the Redwood Bark. Outside of school, Samantha enjoys dancing, skiing and spending time with her friends.

Claire Silva
Copy Editor

Claire Silva

Claire Silva is a junior at Redwood and a copy editor for the Redwood Bark. She enjoys hiking with her dog, listening to music and skiing.

Calla McBride
Copy Editor

Calla McBride

Calla McBride is a Junior at Redwood High School and is a copy editor for Bark. She enjoys skiing, hiking and hanging out with her friends.

Ella Kharrazi
Copy Editor

Ella Kharrazi

Ella Kharrazi is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Copy Editor for the Bark. She enjoys traveling and spending time with friends.

Maddie Sofnas
Copy Editor

Maddie Sofnas

Maddie Sofnas is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Copy Editor for this year's Redwood Bark. She enjoys basketball, softball and skiing.

Alexandrea Coe
Copy Editor

Alexandrea Coe

Alexandrea Coe is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Copy editor for The Redwood Bark. She enjoys listening to music, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. ...

Lily Reese
Copy Editor

Lily Reese

Lily Reese is a junior at Redwood and a copy editor for the Bark. In her free time Lily enjoys hiking, finding new music and spending time with friends and family.

Justine Fisch
Copy Editor

Justine Fisch

Justine is a junior at Redwood High School and a copy editor for the Bark. She enjoys playing lacrosse, field hockey and spending time with her friends and family.

Bella Piacente
Copy Editor

Bella Piacente

Bella is a Copy Editor for the Redwood Bark. She is a current senior and enjoys dancing and spending time with friends.  

Nina Geoghegan
Copy Editor

Nina Geoghegan

Nina Geoghegan is a senior at Redwood high school. She enjoys hiking with her friends, and shopping. Nina is currently a Copy Editor with the Redwood Bark.

Allie Vasquez
Copy Editor

Allie Vasquez

Allie Vasquez is a senior at Redwood and is a copy editor for The Redwood Bark. She enjoys skiing in Tahoe, going to the beach and hanging out with her friends.

Kate McHugh
Copy Editor

Kate McHugh

Kate McHugh is a senior at Redwood and is a copy editor for the Redwood Bark. She enjoys swimming, traveling, and hanging out with her friends.

Gemma Strauss
Copy Editor

Gemma Strauss

Gemma Strauss is a senior and Copy Editor for the Bark. In her free time, she loves spending time with friends, playing with her dogs, and annoying her family with her constant singing and dancing.

Sam Kimball
Feature Editor

Sam Kimball

Sam Kimball is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Feature Editor for The Redwood Bark. He enjoys playing sports, hanging out with family and friends and cooking.

Stella Bennett
Feature Editor

Stella Bennett

Stella Bennett is a junior at Redwood High School and a Feature Editor for the Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, playing sports and traveling.

Sydney Liebhauser
Feature Editor

Sydney Liebhauser

Sydney is a senior at Redwood High School and Feature Editor for the Bark! Sydney loves to spend time with her friends and family, travel, and go to the beach. She is also a camp counselor during the summer and Executive Producer...

Rori Anderson
News Editor

Rori Anderson

Rori Anderson is a junior at Redwood High School and is a News Editor for The Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, hanging out with her friends and watching the sunset.

Kelly Chuang
News Editor

Kelly Chuang

Kelly Chuang is a junior at Redwood High School and news editor for the Bark. She gets excited about graphic design, heavy fog and cooking.

Ava Razavi
News Editor

Ava Razavi

Ava Razavi is a junior at Redwood High School and a News Editor for The Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys singing, reading, iced tea, and spending time with her friends and family.

Julia Frankus
Sports Editor

Julia Frankus

Julia Frankus is a junior at Redwood high school and a Sports editor for the Bark. In school Julia enjoys writing, science and math. In her free time, you can find her dancing, going on a run, hanging out with her friends or spending...

Libby Hughes
Sports Editor

Libby Hughes

Libby Hughes is a senior and a Sports Editor for the Bark. She enjoys swimming and playing water polo. Libby also likes music, going to the beach and dim sum.

Sophie Smallhorn
Sports Editor

Sophie Smallhorn

Sophie Smallhorn is a senior at Redwood High School and a Sports Editor for the Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, finding new music, and going on adventures with friends.

Dani Steinberg
Lifestyles Editor

Dani Steinberg

Dani Steinberg is a Junior at Redwood High School and a Lifestyles Section Editor for the Bark. In her free time, Dani enjoys spending time with friends and being active.

Ingrid Houtkooper
Lifestyles Editor

Ingrid Houtkooper

Ingrid Houtkooper is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Lifestyles Editor for the Redwood Bark. She enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, playing sports, and traveling.

Charlotte DeForrest
Lifestyles Editor

Charlotte DeForrest

Charlotte DeForrest is a senior at Redwood High School and is excited to be the Lifestyles editor this semester. In her free time, Charlotte enjoys gymnastics, swimming and playing with her dog Jinx.

Chloe Bishop
Opinion Editor

Chloe Bishop

Chloe Bishop is a Opinion Editor for The Redwood Bark. She loves everything school spirit related, country music and potatoes.

Shyla Lensing
Opinion Editor

Shyla Lensing

Shyla is a junior at Redwood High School and an Opinion Editor for the Bark. She enjoys reading, running, eating cookies and taking selfies with her dog.

Declan McDaniels
Opinion Editor

Declan McDaniels

Declan McDaniels is a senior at Redwood High School and is an Opinion Editor for The Redwood Bark. Outside of school, he enjoys hanging out with friends and family, skiing, watching sports, listening to music, and being active o...

Zach King
Review Editor

Zach King

Zach King is a junior at Redwood High School and is a reporter for the Redwood Bark. He enjoys surfing, music, movies, sports, and hanging out with his dog. 

Sophia Buckholtz
Review Editor

Sophia Buckholtz

Sophia Buckholtz is a junior at Redwood High School and a Review editor for the Bark. She enjoys sunrise hiking, especially in West Marin. Her interests in journalism include social issues and financial news.

Gemma Favaloro
Review Editor

Gemma Favaloro

Gemma Favaloro is a junior at Redwood High School and is the Review Editor for the Redwood Bark. She is interested in politics, social activism and the fashion industry.

Gillian Reynolds
Spanish Editor

Gillian Reynolds

Gillian Reynolds is the Spanish editor for the Redwood Bark, and a junior at Redwood High School. She enjoys spending time with friends, playing field hockey, sailing, and being outdoors.

Peter Biss
Art Consultant

Peter Biss

Peter Biss is a Senior at Redwood High school and Reporter for the Redwood Bark. He enjoys trail running, and listening to music.

Keely Ganong
Art Consultant

Keely Ganong

Keely Ganong is a senior at Redwood and an Art Consultant/reporter for the Bark. Aside from from writing and art, she loves spending time outdoors.

Brooke Leslie
Art Consultant

Brooke Leslie

Brooke Leslie is a senior at Redwood and is an art consultant for The Redwood Bark. She plays varsity volleyball for Redwood and likes to travel.

Sylvan Gordon-Wagen
Video Editor

Sylvan Gordon-Wagen

Sylvan Gordon-Wagen is a senior at Redwood High School and a Video Editor for the Bark. He enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding and spending time with friends.

Hannah Morgan
Video Editor

Hannah Morgan

Hannah Morgan is a senior at Redwood and a video editor for the Redwood Bark. She enjoys spending her time acting for Redwood's drama department, mountain biking and working at REI.

Dylan Zorn
Podcast Editor

Dylan Zorn

Dylan Zorn is a senior at Redwood High School and a podcast editor for the Bark. He loves to camp, play water polo and hang out with friends in his free time.    

Nathan Ash
Podcast Editor

Nathan Ash

Nathan Ash is a senior at Redwood High School and the Podcast Editor for the Bark. He is enthusiastic about his work at the Redwood Bark and he is also a field journalist focused on covering local news stories.

Natalie Tress
Multimedia Editor

Natalie Tress

Natalie Tress is a senior at Redwood High School and is the Multimedia Editor for The Redwood Bark. In her free time, Natalie enjoys baking, working at Philz, and spending time with friends!

Natalie Welch
Social Media Manager

Natalie Welch

Natalie Welch is a junior at Redwood High School and is the Social Media Manager for the Bark.  She loves to read investigative journalism and watch true crime tv shows.

Caroline Scharf
Social Media Manager

Caroline Scharf

Caroline Scharf is a senior at Redwood High School and the Social Media Manager for the Redwood Bark. In her free time she can be found painting, hanging out with her friends and baking.

Sterling Lazarus
Web Designer

Sterling Lazarus

Sterling Lazarus is a Senior at Redwood High School and is a Video Editor for The Redwood Bark. He enjoys watching movies, mountain biking and hanging out with friends.

Hannah Sellers
Survey Manager

Hannah Sellers

Hannah Sellers is a Senior at Redwood High School and the Survey Manager for the Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys sailing on San Francisco Bay and Lake Michigan, strumming her guitar, and spending time with friends.

Caitlin Beard
Business Manager

Caitlin Beard

Caitlin is a junior at Redwood High School and a Business Manager for the Bark. She enjoys plants, music, reading and going to the beach.

Anna Royal
Business Manager

Anna Royal

Anna Royal is a junior at Redwood High School and is a Business Manager for The Redwood Bark. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling and being involved in her school through clubs and more.

Keegan Williams
Business Manager

Keegan Williams

Keegan Williams is a senior and a Business Manager for the Bark at Redwood High School. He enjoys skiing in the winter and spends a lot of time in Tahoe. Keegan is adventurous and loves to spend time out in nature with family a...

Samantha Michaels
Business Manager

Samantha Michaels

Samantha Michaels is a senior at Redwood High School and she is one of the business managers for the Redwood Bark. Outside of school, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, playing sports and traveling.

Arjun Aujla
Development Director

Arjun Aujla

Arjun Aujla is a junior at Redwood High School and a reporter for the Bark. Arjun is an aspiring college golfer with an interest in journalism and finance. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and skiing in Tahoe.  

Ava Koblik
Senior Staff Writer

Ava Koblik

Ava Koblik is a senior at Redwood High School and is a Senior Staff member of the Redwood Bark. She loves to travel, do yoga and spend time with her friends!

AnnaLise Sandrich
Senior Staff Writer

AnnaLise Sandrich

AnnaLise is a senior at Redwood High School and a senior staff writer for the Bark. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and playing the cello.

Caroline Goodhart
Senior Staff Writer

Caroline Goodhart

Caroline Goodhart is a senior at Redwood High School and is a Senior Staff Writer for The Redwood Bark. Journalism is her passion, but she also enjoys hiking and playing field hockey.

Will Baker
Senior Staff Writer

Will Baker

Will Baker is a Copy Editor for The Redwood Bark. He enjoys surfing, mountain biking, and playing lacrosse when not in school.  

Christopher Vargelis
Senior Staff Writer

Christopher Vargelis

Chris is a senior. He reads. He likes Bark a lot. He is very, very happy to be a review editor.

Abby Shewmaker
Senior Staff Writer

Abby Shewmaker

Abby Shewmaker is a senior at Redwood and a Senior Staff Writer for the Bark. Previously, she has served as a News and copy editor. She loves her guitar, Gilmore Girls and a good book.

Avery Aguero
Senior Staff Writer

Avery Aguero

Avery Aguero is a current Senior Staff Writer for The Bark. Avery enjoys drinking coffee, listening to music, hiking, running, gardening, and cooking. She is a part of the Redwood Peer Resource class and Sustainable Agriculture...

Ani Svendsen
Reporter

Ani Svendsen

Ani Svendsen is a reporter for the Bark. She loves spending time with her friends and family, as well as playing with her dog and 10 chickens. When she's not singing and performing guitar, you can catch her in the Nutcracker!

Cole Seifer
Reporter

Cole Seifer

Cole Seifer is a junior at Redwood and a reporter for the 2021-2022 Redwood Bark. He enjoys cooking, listening and making music, and watching the San Francisco Giants.

Kana Kojima
Reporter

Kana Kojima

Kana Kojima is a junior at Redwood High School and a Bark reporter. She enjoys playing soccer, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

Chloe Craft
Reporter

Chloe Craft

Chloe Craft is a junior at Redwood High School and a reporter for the Bark. She enjoys hanging out with friends, volunteering, and being on the varsity rowing team.

Emilie Erickson
Reporter

Emilie Erickson

Emilie Erickson is a junior at Redwood High School and a reporter for the Bark. Emilie runs cross country and enjoys skiing, traveling, eating yummy food, and spending time with her friends.

Matt Benbow
Reporter

Matt Benbow

Matt Benbow is a junior at Redwood High school and is a reporter. He enjoys playing golf, tennis and taking photos with his drone.

Sabrina Kizer
Reporter

Sabrina Kizer

Sabrina Kizer is a Junior at Redwood High School and is a Bark reporter. In her free time she enjoys dancing, the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

Sarah Goody
Reporter

Sarah Goody

Sarah Goody is a Junior and reporter for the Redwood Bark. In her free time, she enjoys running her non-profit organization, rewatching episodes of Brooklyn 99 and spending time with friends.

Alex Fisch
Reporter

Alex Fisch

Alex Fisch is a Senior and a reporter for the Redwood Bark. He is a varsity tennis player and in his free time, enjoys reading, mountain biking, and watching sports.