2020

  • May

    Special Event: Social/Emotional Support for Lower School Students

    As we enter the final weeks of school, parents and guardians are invited to a meeting with Lucy Ridgway, MSW, PPSC, our school counselor, who will share strategies for supporting your child(ren) through the final stretch and into summer.
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  • 2020 PGA Comings & Goings

    by Joanne Cain. PGA President
    On behalf of the PGA, I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to everyone who gave their time, energy, and talents throughout the year. Your dedication and support of our school is what makes this community so special.
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  • April

    Campus Closure Announcement

    by John Loeser, Head of School and Galia Szurley, Chair of the Board of Trustees
    We are writing with an update on our plans for the remainder of the school year. The Advisory Council and the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees met earlier this week to determine the School’s course of action through June 11, 2020, the last day of the school year.
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  • Canceling the Online Auction

    After much discussion and further consideration, we’ve decided to cancel the online auction entirely in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The festive spirit we had intended to animate during the auction does not fit the tenor of our present moment.
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  • An Update on Zoom and the Redwood Day Distance Learning Program

    by Haroon Tahir, Manager of Information Systems
    Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been enhancing our Distance Learning program - assessing, implementing, updating, and communicating with various constituencies. The feedback from parents, students, teachers, and administrators at Redwood Day enables us to work together to make the best choices for our Distance Learning program.
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  • March

    Helping In a Time of Need

    Cameron Moredock, our Director of EPI Center for Innovation & Design, is making and donating “face shields” that are considered an essential PPE device.
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  • Onward With Distance Learning + Ways We Can Help the Community

    by John Loeser, Head of School
    I hope you are all adjusting well to our new, temporary normal. Last week was quite a roller-coaster, and it feels good to have these two weekend days to recalibrate, rejuvenate, and get ready for the upcoming week. I’m so proud of our entire community for rising to this challenge...
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  • Redwood Day’s Campus To Close on Tuesday, March 17

    by John Loeser, Head of School and Galia Szurley, Chair of the Board of Trustees
    Since the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our team at Redwood Day, including our newly formed Health, Safety and Infectious Disease Advisory Council, has been hard at work, thoughtfully planning for various scenarios.
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  • Redwood Day Remains at Level Green; New Updates to School’s Response Plan

    by John Loeser, Head of School
    If you feel like I do right now, you are inundated with information about COVID-19- everywhere you turn there are updates, new media reports, new expectations, and new guidelines, etc. For some of us, we are grateful to have all of this information- the more prepared we are, the better.
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  • Coronavirus Update

    by John Loeser, Head of School
    Coronavirus Update
    by John Loeser, Head of School
    Dear Redwood Day Families,
     
    As you are aware, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) held a press conference earlier in the week regarding the current status of the coronavirus. It is imperative to remember that there is NOT currently a coronavirus pandemic in the United States; however, the situation is dynamic, and we all need to proactively prepare.
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  • January

    Storyteller Diane Ferlatte visits Redwood Day

    Diane Ferlatte brought her unique brand of storytelling to Redwood Day during this morning's assembly. Accompanied by her musical partner, Erik Pearson, Diane performed an original piece entitled, The Promised Land: The Dream of a King-Martin Luther King Jr.
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  • Redwood Day Speaker Series presents "All The Conversations at Once!" with W. Kamau Bell with Steve Kerr

    Comedian, TV host, and three-time Emmy winner W. Kamau Bell sat down to talk to five-time NBA championship player (Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs) and three-time NBA championship head coach of the Golden State Warriors, Steve Kerr during this engaging and informative event.
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