The Day of Silence is a day to recognize the people of the LGBTQ+ community that have been, and are silenced, including having to hide who they are/ not being able to show their identity or having to conform to heteronormative practices.
During our Founders unit, the 6th-Grade students were asked to apply their knowledge by creating civilizations of their very own. In groups of five or six, students imagined every aspect of their newly-flourishing societies:..
Register today for our new Summer Program! There are 11 summer sessions available to choose from, all led by Redwood Day faculty. At Redwood Day, providing children the opportunity to discover and hone their interests is paramount to preparing them for their next reach as engaged and empowered learners. This year, we’re launching an initial version of a summer program, with aspirations for it to grow each summer thereafter.
Today, the 8th-grade presented the annual Automated Wax Museum to the Redwood Day community. The Automated Wax Museum is the culmination of a four-week long project that enables students to immerse themselves in a novel and bring a character to life through body language, costume, props, interaction with an audience, and most importantly, an original, memorized monologue.
Join us for a special event featuring W. Kamau Bell, comedian, host and executive producer of CNN’s Emmy Award-winning series United Shades of America with Kamau Bell, in conversation with Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter co-founder and the Principal of Black Futures Lab. Tickets are available HERE. The event is on Wednesday, April 10 at the Laney College Theater in Oakland beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Our 4th-grade students visited beautiful Pigeon Point for three days and two nights as part of our Outdoor Education program. The students were able to walk through the state park and learn about many of the native plants that grow in this part of California as well as the history of the land. While walking, they were able to make connections to the native peoples that lived there.
K-4 Bring Your Parents to Physical Education Weekis a week designed to give each and every parent in grades Kindergarten through 4th grade the opportunity to experience the same Physical Education program as their child participates in at Redwood Day
The Redwood Day Garden Café has been a thriving business since its opening date two weeks ago. Lower school has been managing shifts throughout recess hours and in our XCare after-school programming, staffing the kitchen, management, cleaning, and host positions.
Welcome back! I hope you’ve all enjoyed Winter Break, and that you found downtime to relax and rejuvenate with family and friends. As we all prepare ourselves for the routines of returning back to school, I write today with some exciting updates regarding the work we are doing around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Redwood Day.
Happy New Year! As we begin the year, I wanted to take the opportunity to share with you a little about the Board of Trustees and our work. We are currently 23 members strong. We attended public schools, independent schools, and international schools. We come from urban cities, rural towns, and abroad. Professionally, we have backgrounds that run from the traditional (such as education, law, human resources, and finance) to the more specialized (such as food justice, artificial intelligence, and independent school architecture).