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SEA-DISC holds event in celebration of Earth Day

Ila Rees and Avery Josephs
April 28, 2022

Thursday, April 21, AWHS’ Students of the Environment Academy - Doing Integrated Studies Curricula (SEA-DISC) upperclassman academy held Earth Day celebrations at the senior tree during lunch, in collaboration with non-profit organizations from around the Bay Area. The activities included...

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Defensible space evaluations to begin soon in Kentfield and Ross

Chloe Levenson
April 17, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, the Ross Valley Fire Department issued a press release stating that defensible space evaluations, an evaluation for fire safety on one’s property, in Kentfield and Ross will begin during the week of April 18, 2022. These inspections will be conducted by Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) in cooperation with the Kentfield Fire Protection...

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Michael Wing leaves teaching position after tumor diagnosis

Kyra Featherstone and Ila Rees
April 15, 2022

AWHS Chemistry and Living Earth teacher Michael (Doc) Wing has been diagnosed with a tumor in his neck, and will be taking the rest of the 2021-2022 school year off to focus on his health. As a result, AWHS principal LaSandra White now searches for advisors for Wing’s class periods.   

Center Boulevard Bridge succumbs to sinkhole

Jasmin Desruisseau, CUB News and Spanish editor
April 15, 2022

On Monday, April 11, at approximately 4 p.m, part of the Center Boulevard Bridge in downtown San Anselmo caved into an unexpected sinkhole. Parts of Center Boulevard closely surrounding the bridge were swiftly closed off by the Town of San Anselmo. Construction crews are already enforcing their new reconstruction plan to prevent future sinkholes in the area.



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Fire in wall between Fradelizo’s and Bah Mi Ba halts service

Corina Karr, CUB In-Depth Editor
April 14, 2022

An electrical fire sparked around 2:30 p.m., on Thursday, Apr. 14, at one Bolinas Rd. in the wall between the restaurants Fradelizio's and Bah Mi Ba. The fire was deemed "under control" as of 3:14 p.m., Ross Valley Fire tweeted

Math teacher Adriana Perez surrenders teaching position, cites health reasons

Delaney Fair and Avery Josephs
April 4, 2022

On Thursday, Mar. 17, AWHS math teacher Adriana Perez announced that she will be on sick leave for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year. A school board meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 22, discussed finding a new teacher to replace Perez and approved a summary of the meeting which confirmed that Perez has left on...

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BIPOC student art exhibition amplifies minority voices

Corina Karr, CUB In-Depth Editor
March 31, 2022

On Friday, Mar. 25, AWHS’ Students Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR) leadership class hosted its first Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) annual student art exhibition in the AWHS student center. The event, “Viewing the World in Different Perspectives'', featured artwork...

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Redwood High School selects new principal for upcoming school year

Mia DeNunzio, CUB Junior Copy Editor
March 31, 2022

On Tuesday, Mar. 2, a press release from the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) announced that Redwood High School has selected Barnaby Owen Payne as the next principal after current principal Stephen Sondheim officially announced his retirement. Payne will assume his new position on Jul. 1, 2022.

Mask mandate removal met with enthusiasm among Archie Williams community

Charlie Gaebe
March 22, 2022

California’s state-wide public school mask mandate was officially terminated Saturday, Mar. 12, and replaced with a “strong recommendation” from state health officials. The first week of school after the mask mandate removal resulted in most students refraining from wearing a face covering, with a small percentage still using them. AWHS...

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Student guide to the Spring Fling

Mia DeNunzio, CUB Junior Copy Editor
March 16, 2022

This Friday, Mar. 18, the first dance at AWHS since the 2019 Winter Formal will be held. The “Spring Fling” will take place on the baseball field from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry is free to all students as a result of funding from the Falcon Foundation.

The dance is spring-themed, which includes floral prints and vibrant colors.

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The addition of vape detectors and menstrual products to restrooms

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor
March 10, 2022

As of Jan. 2022, the AWHS administration, in collaboration with the Central Marin Police Department (CMPD), has applied for a grant to receive funding for the installation of vape detectors in all student restrooms across campus. The AWHS administration considered adding vape detectors in recent years, but due to the cost, they have never been purchased. Along with the...

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AWHS community grapples with lift of mask mandate

Corina Karr, CUB In-Depth Editor
March 10, 2022

On Mar. 14, TUHSD’s mask mandate will be lifted for the first time since 2020, with masks strongly recommended rather than a mandate. While many students and teachers are excited to set aside their masks, others are feeling hesitant. 

AWHS history teacher David Gutfeld was not surprised about the mandate lift, considering...

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