Mission Statement

Redwood Day cultivates a diverse, inclusive community that engages, prepares, and inspires students to thrive academically, contribute to society, and lead healthy, meaningful lives.

Events

List of 7 events.

  • Sep
    30

    Friday Coffee

    Friday morning coffee has become a popular tradition with Redwood Day parents and members of the faculty and staff. The PGA hosts these casual weekly get-togethers to give people a chance, after dropping off their children, to catch up with one another and chat in the gallery.
    The gallery
  • Oct
    4

    "Positive Discipline Basics" with Marcilie Smith Boyle

    Positive Discipline Basics Parents and caregivers will leave this fun, interactive introductory Parenting with Positive Discipline workshop with new insights to ponder, as well as practical tools they can use right away to foster more respect, connection, and cooperation with their children. In this 1.5-hour workshop, participants will: · learn some of the why to as well as the how to parent with "Positive Discipline" · discover two things every child needs for intrinsically motivated cooperation · gain practical tools to immediately improve cooperation and respectful communication with children Open to parents of kids of all ages, temperaments, and needs. Facilitated by Marcilie Smith Boyle, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Life Coach, and Mother of 3 Redwood Day children.
    Library
  • Oct
    7
  • Oct
    10
  • Oct
    13

    PGA Middle School Mixer

    Middle School parents, come and enjoy a refreshment and bite to eat (in the gallery) with your fellow Middle School parents and guardians, as well as Jim Rendle, our fabulous Middle School Director. Please note that the event is adults only. Please plan to stay and attend the PGA meeting that begins at 7:15 p.m.
    The Gallery
  • Oct
    13

    PGA Meeting

    All members of the community are invited to the meeting! We will hear a behind the scenes update on the first few weeks of school from John Loeser and learn more about our new look! John Loeser and Katrina Lappin will walk us through the background of why we engaged in this identity and messaging work, the process of uncovering our core story, and our approach for sharing this story online, in print, and in-person. We hope to see you there!
    Library
  • Oct
    14

    Friday Coffee

    Friday morning coffee has become a popular tradition with Redwood Day parents and members of the faculty and staff. The PGA hosts these casual weekly get-togethers to give people a chance, after dropping off their children, to catch up with one another and chat in the gallery.
    The gallery
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News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Ally Week at Redwood Day

    This week, Redwood Day joins GLSEN and students across the country to celebrate Ally Week from October 26-30. GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is the leading education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
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  • Joyce Evans Visits Redwood Day

    by John Loeser, Head of School
    Redwood Day has a long history as a vibrant community. Yesterday, I welcomed a group of folks with connections to our school going back almost thirty years to learn about how far we have come since then, and to tour our new building. Joyce Evans, former Head of School at Redwood Day (1988-1993), joined me in hosting...
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  • Redwood Day Honors the Oakland Pride Parade and Festival

    On Sunday, September 11, parents, faculty and staff participated in the Oakland Pride Parade and Festival. This is our second year walking in the parade. This year we showed off our  beautiful new school banner. Thank you to the Prism Committee who co sponsored this event. 
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  • A Day of New Beginnings!

    We have lots of new on this first day of the 2016-17 school year!  This morning, our students, faculty, staff, parents, and local community members joined together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming students and teachers into our new building. The new K-8 building (situated between our Lower School and Middle School buildings) includes a K-8 Innovation and Design Lab, a Lower School Art Studio, three Science Labs, and 7th-8th grade English, History, and Math classrooms. In addition to this new building, our Middle School Music program now includes a dedicated recording studio. We can't wait to see our students grow in these spaces!
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  • Glenn E. Singleton Brings "Beyond Diversity" to Redwood Day

    Renowned author and speaker Glenn E. Singleton led a 2-day "Beyond Diversity" workshop for the faculty and staff at Redwood Day.
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