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Grow Into Great

Challenge is not one size fits all. But when you find that fit, incredible things happen.
 

Mission Statement

Redwood Day inspires students to reach for their next challenge, embrace differences
and develop the intellectual and emotional courage to be ready for anything.


Events

List of 10 events.

  • Feb
    20
  • Feb
    25

    Black Joy Parade

    Come out and celebrate the Black Joy Parade, a hyper-positive, family-friendly, free event celebrating the Black experience and our community’s contribution to cultures past, present, and future. Redwood Day will have a contingent marching in the parade. This event is open to everyone and allies are encouraged to attend. The parade will begin at the corner of 14th St. and Franklin at 12:30 p.m. and will finish at the corner of 20th St. and Franklin. We will broadcast our assembly location and exact position on Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. via social media and the School’s website. Look for the Redwood Day banner and wear your Black Joy or Redwood Day SWAG. Click HERE: https://www.blackjoyparade.org/ to visit the Black Joy Parade website for more information or contact Meredith Spencer, Director of Equity & Inclusion with questions.
  • Mar
    4

    SEED Seminar

    SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Redwood Day is one of a growing number of schools across the globe participating in the 35 year old SEED Project, founded by Peggy McIntosh, at the Wellesley Centers for Women. SEED participants seek to examine our own lives/backgrounds and to learn about others in order to create a community where all members are supported and valued. Participants engage in activities, readings, and films that focus on diversity and connection. Learning more about ourselves and listening to each other helps create and support a more balanced, equitable, inclusive and understanding community. SEED is open to all Redwood Day faculty/staff and is co-facilitated by Jodi Freedman and Ash Black. For more information, please contact Meredith Spencer, Director of Equity and Inclusion.
    Redwood Day
  • Mar
    6

    Early Dismissal for Faculty In-Service; X-Care Open

    Early Dismissal Release Times Kindergarten - 11:15 a.m. 1st-5th Grade - 11:30 a.m. 6th-8th Grade - 11:50 a.m. Only students remaining for X-Care on these days will have lunch on-site.
  • Mar
    7

    Accountable White Allies for Racial Equity (AWARE) Virtual Meeting

    AWARE is for white-identifying adults committed to fighting for racial and social justice. AWARE provides a supportive, open community space to learn, take anti-racist action, and dig into challenges as we aim to embody antiracism in parenting and our communities. To do this work effectively, we need to consistently reflect on our identity and place in systems of oppression. AWARE members aim to address our own unconscious biases and take an active role in undoing racism in our communities and ourselves. This parent/guardian group is modeled after our White, Antiracist Educators (WARE) group for faculty/staff. Zoom link will be published in the Redwood Day Weekly. Please contact Brooke Abola or Diana Pasquali, Co-facilitators or Meredith Spencer, Director of Equity and Inclusion with questions.
    Zoom (link published in the Redwood Day Weekly)
  • Mar
    8

    PGA Meeting (IN-PERSON)

    Redwood Day Library
  • Mar
    13

    Diversity in Action (DIA) Committee Meeting

    Parents/Guardians interested in supporting the School’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging efforts are encouraged to join the Diversity in Action (DIA) Committee. This PGA committee meets monthly and alternates between evening and morning virtual meetings. Contact Meredith Spencer, Director of Equity and Inclusion for more information. Zoom link will be provided in the Redwood Day Weekly.
    Virtual
  • Mar
    14
  • Mar
    14
  • Mar
    21
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Non-Discrimination Statement

Redwood Day School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression and accords to them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition assistance programs, and athletics and other School-administered programs.

Common Sense Media Partner

Redwood Day School is proud to be a Common Sense Connected School. This network of schools supports and partners with the nonprofit Common Sense, which is committed to making media and technology safer, healthier, and more equitable for kids everywhere. Check out all of the great resources for families HERE.

News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Black Literature Read-In Week

    We continue celebrating Black Heritage at our 2nd Annual Black Literature Read-In Week for Grades K-5. Volunteers were invited into K-5 classrooms to read a book celebrating Black culture and history written by a Black author. Heritage Literature Read-Ins are co-sponsored by the Diversity in Action (DIA) Committee and Office of Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Library.
  • Penguin Day

    Our 1st-grade friends learned about penguins which included writing an informational report and making a sock stuffy. Students participated in penguin-themed activities in literacy and math; they had a penguin-style snack and used their courage and confidence to present their penguin reports to the class. Our first graders worked hard to gather information about their specific penguins with iPads, reading literature, and watching scientific videos.
  • Middle School Book Beat

    Last night, we held our annual MS Book Beat. The event included student readers, speakers, performances by the student rock bands, an edible books bake sale (benefiting our 8th graders’ graduation party!), and pizza for all. There were some inspired performances and a great time by all in attendance. 
  • Author Visit: Lisa Yee and Dan Santat

    Yesterday, we welcomed award-winning authors Lisa Yee and Dan Santat as we launched our Book Fair. They visited with our students and discussed their new book, “The Misfits #1: A Royal Conundrum.”
  • DBi Students Doing Chindogu

    7th and 8th-grade DBi students are honing their design and prototyping skills in their Chindogu unit. Literally translated, chindōgu means unusual (珍, chin) tool (道具, dōgu).
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