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Tish Wodetzki

Position: K-3 Science Teacher Colleges: B.S. International Politics from United States Air Force Academy; M.S. Public Services Administration from Central Missouri State University; CA Teaching Credential from Chapman University; OH Teaching Credential from College of Mount St Joseph; Graduate National Institute for STEM Education Email: TishWodetzki@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) ...

What is This “CROSSOVER” I Keep Seeing?

You may have noticed information about CROSSOVER in the weekly Eagle Update and on the RCS website.  Here are some common FAQs to introduce you to the new relationship between Redwood Christian Schools and CROSSOVER Youth Basketball.   What is CROSSOVER? CROSSOVER is a youth ...

Evan Barnhart

Position: Director of RCS Global College: Bachelor of Science in History Education from Tennessee Temple University: Master of Arts in Teaching from Liberty University; Master of Arts in History from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Email: EvanBarnhart@rcs.edu What is your ...

Rachel Benefiel

Position: Teacher College: New Mexico State University Email: RachelBenefiel@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 2nd grade. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love that RCS really is a family. As educators, we have the blessing ...

Colette Bibby

Position: Director of RCS Home School (Private Satellite Program) and Middle School Teacher College: Associate of Arts from Chabot College; Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from California State University, East Bay. Email: ColetteBibby@rcs.edu What is your role at Redwood Christian ...
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Cheryl Bicker

Position: Teacher College: Bob Jones University Email: CherylBicker@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Kindergarten. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love the family atmosphere at Redwood Christian School. Why do you ...

Albert Castaneda

Position: Redwood Christian Middle School and High School Assistant Principal College: Associate of Arts from Chabot College; Bachelor of Arts in History from Biola University; Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Chapman University, California Teaching Credential from Chapman ...

Jeremy Blatchford

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology from Simpson University Email: JeremyBlatchford@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Biology and Physical Science. What do you love about Redwood Christian ...

Chris Burke

Position: Middle School Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University, East Bay Email: ChrisBurke@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 6th grade Bible and English, 7th grade History, Middle School Journalism, and I ...

Jim Cleveland

Position: Redwood Christian Director of Athletics College: Bachelor of Arts in Government/Administration of Justice from Liberty University, Master of Science in Sports and Fitness Management from University of San Francisco, California Teaching Credential from Chapman University Email: ...

Al Hearne II

Position: Chief Steward - I am responsible for everything that happens. College: Bachelor of Arts in General Ministry and Social Science from Bethany University, Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Brandman  University, California ...

Mark Cagle

Position: Teacher College:  U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School Graduate; Bachelor of Arts in Music from California State University, Stanislaus; Master of Music in Choral Conducting from California State University, Fullerton Email: MarkCagle@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood ...

Teresa Hendren

Position: Director of Marketing College:  Bachelor of Science in Business-Marketing from University of the Pacific, CA Teaching Credential from National University, ACSI Educator Certificate Email: TeresaHendren@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? To ...

Tracey Cherry

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Arts in English/Sociology from University of California, Berkeley; Master of Arts in Education/Single Subject Credential from Stanford University; Master of Arts in Education from University of California, Berkeley Email: ...

Stacie Clausen

Position: Teacher College:  Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley Email: StacieClausen@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Advanced Math, Calculus, AP Macro/Micro Economics, and serve as the Math Department Chair and the ...

Lynn Conley

Position: Elementary Teacher College:  Fresno Pacific University; Holy Names University Email: LynnConley@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 2nd/3rd grade AAP. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love that at RCS I can ...

Dale Huemoeller

Position: Redwood Christian Elementary Principal Email: dalehuemoeller@rcs.edu College: Bachelor of Arts in Physical Science from Northwest Nazarene College; Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Chapman University. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love ...
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Stan Edington

Position: Teacher College: New College Berkeley; California State University, East Bay Email: StanEdington@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 10th grade Bible, 12th grade Government, and 12th grade Speech. What do you love about Redwood Christian ...

Mike Kady

Position: Director of Advancement College:  Washington Baptist Teachers College Email: MikeKady@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? To oversee the advancement of the mission of RCS, including community outreach events and fundraising activities. What ...

Chris Enos

Position: Teacher College:  Chabot College and California State University, Hayward Email: ChrisEnos@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach AP World History, World History, and Economics. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love ...

Rachel Fong

Position: MSHS Teacher College:  Bachelor of Music in Music Education from San Jose State University Email: RachelFong@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? Concert choir, International Choir, MS Ensemble, AAP Algebra 1, Freshman Advisor What do you love ...

Erin McGrath

Position: Redwood Christian Middle School and High School Assistant Principal College: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a Minor in Recreation from California State University, East Bay; Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Best Practices of Teaching Cross-Cultural Education from ...

Lisa Francis

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Bachelor’s from The Master’s College; Master’s from California State University, Hayward; PhD from Walden University Email: LisaFrancis@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 5th grade. What do you love ...
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Curt Russell

Position: Director of Instructional Development College: Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Cincinnati; Indiana Wesleyan University; Fresno Pacific University; Northern California Bible College; and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting; ACSI Secondary Teacher’s Educator ...

Steve Gillette

Position: Teacher College:  Diploma in Bible/Missions from Prairie Bible Institute; Bachelor of Arts in History from Seattle Pacific University; Masters of Education, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington; California Teacher’s Credential from California State ...

Megan Sinisi

Position: Redwood Christian Elementary Assistant Principal College: Moody Bible Institute:  Bachelor of Science in Education; Walden University: Master of Science in Education (specialization: Curriculum Design, Assessment and Instruction) Email: megansinisi@rcs.edu What do you love about ...
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Sara Haserot

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Human Development from University of California, Davis; Masters in Elementary Education from University of Phoenix Email: SaraHaserot@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I have the privilege of teaching 2nd ...

Greg Hinton

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Bible and History from San Diego Christian College; Master of Theology with emphasis in Educational Leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary; ACSI Professional Bible Specialist Educator Certificate Email: ...
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Kristine Humphreys

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education from California State University, Hayward; California Teaching Credential from Chapman University; Master of Education from Brandman University Email: ...

Ron Lapum

Position: Teacher College:  Associate of Arts in General Education and Computer Programming Certificate from Chabot College; Bachelor of Arts in Art and Secondary Teaching Credential from San Jose State University; Dental Technology Certificate from Diablo Valley College; Graduate work in Art and ...

Leo Limoges

Position: Middle School and High School Teacher College: Northrup Institute; Biola College; Sacramento State University Email: LeoLimoges@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Math 7, Bible 7, Algebra 2 and Trigonometry. What do you love about ...

Alan Stirling

Position: Director of Spiritual Life College: BA in Bible Theology, Moody Bible Institute Email: AlanStirling@rcs.edu What is your role at Redwood Christian Schools? I am the Director of Spiritual Life at RCS. I also teach Bible to our high school English Immersion students and lead ...

Mark McDaniel

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Arts in English from University of California, Berkeley; California Teaching Credential from California State University, Hayward; Lifetime ACSI Secondary Teacher’s Educator Certificate Email: MarkMcDaniel@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at ...

Jackie Moog

Position: Elementary Teacher Colleges: Biola University; California State University, Hayward Email: JackieMoog@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Elementary PE. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love the family and ...

Amy Neal

Position: Elementary Teacher College: California State University, East Bay Email: AmyNeal@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I am a 5th grade teacher. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love the feeling of family in the diverse ...

Debbie Orluck

Position: Elementary Teacher College: University of California, Berkeley Email: DebbieOrluck@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 1st grade. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love the fact that we truly love children and want ...

Sara Perry

Position: Elementary Teacher College:  Biola University Email: SaraPerry@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I am a 4th grade teacher. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love that RCS provides an education with a foundation on God's ...
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Michelle Pleitez

Position: Teacher Email: MichellePleitez@rcs.edu   What attracted you to serve at Redwood Christian Schools (RCS)? After spending six years at RCS, I was able to look back with fond memories of the teachers I learned from. The academic and spiritual support they provided me ...

Lupe Sanchez

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Science in Business Management from San Jose State University; ACSI Secondary Teacher’s Educator Certificate Email: LupeSanchez@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? Middle School Spanish Teacher and Spanish II, III, IV ...

Jennifer Seganish

Position: Teacher College:  Albion College (BA); University of Maryland College Park (MS) Email: JenniferSeganish@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Chemistry and Algebra 2, and am also the 10th grade Advisor. What do you love about Redwood ...
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Maranatha Shinoda

Position: Elementary Teacher Email: MaranathaShinoda@rcs.edu What attracted you to serve at Redwood Christian Schools (RCS)? After spending several years observing as a parent of an RCS student, I was confident that this is a ministry that will have great impact for the Kingdom.  I ...

Michie Sierra

Position: Teacher College:  Ohlone College; Fresno Pacific University; California State University, Hayward; Bethany College Email: MichieSierra@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Geometry, Physics, and Statistics. What do you love about Redwood ...

Pam Sommers

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Biola University; California State University, Hayward Email: PamSommers@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 3rd grade. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I enjoy Redwood Christian School ...
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Alex Williams ( Redwood Christian High School Class of 2018) Pitches Complete Game for Stanford in Regional Elimination Game vs Sacramento

Redwood Christian High School Recognizes Exceptional Alum Performance Alex Williams (Redwood Christian High School class of 2018) pitched a complete game on Sunday, June 2, leading Stanford University over Sacramento State 12-3, allowing just three hits and striking out eight and issuing just two ...

Lisa Suth

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Biola University; California Teaching Credential from California State University, Hayward Email: LisaSuth@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 8th grade Bible and English as well as 12th ...
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First Ever High School Spanish Class Missions Trip is Off to Puerto Rico

Bay Area Private High School Students Head to Puerto Rico Mrs. Sanchez led the first ever high school Spanish Class missions trip to Puerto Rico on June 1 for a week of service with Forward Edge Ministries. Students and chaperones will be helping rebuild homes that were damaged or destroyed by ...

Charmaine Tilly


Position: Middle School and High School Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and California Teaching Credential from California State University, East Bay Email: CharmaineTilly@rcs.edu   What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Middle School Drama, High School Drama, and 8th Grade Math. What do you love about Redwood Christian ...
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Redwood Christian Middle School Students Medal in the All American Invitational

Private Middle School in the Bay Area Medals in All American Invitational Three of our middle school's 6th grade boys medaled in the All American Invitational competition on Saturday, June 1. Over 40 students from eight schools competed in an Olympic-type setting focusing on sportsmanship, ...
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Laura Vanegas

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with an Emphasis in Elementary Education from Colorado Christian University Email: lauravanegas@rcs.edu What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? RCS is my home away from home. I attended RCS from first ...

Janet Vincent

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from California State University, East Bay; MT License, California Teaching Credential from California State University, Long Beach; Secondary Teacher Educator Certificate from ACSI Email: JanetVincent@rcs.edu What ...

Wendy Yip

Position: Teacher College: California Baptist University; Azusa Pacific University Email: WendyYip@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 4th grade. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? I love the spiritual integration into all ...
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Welcome Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Hubbard, New Kindergarten Teachers

Meet Mrs. Heather Miller of Redwood Christian Schools Tell us about your family and how you all are looking forward to this new opportunity. My husband, Jeff, and I have been married for over 20 years and together we have three daughters who attend RCS Middle and High School.  Everyone in the ...

Christian Ministry Trip: “People Over Projects”

Early in its preparation for this year’s mission trip to the Navajo Nation, the RCHS Christian Ministry team coined the motto, “people over projects.” Yes, the team was in for 10 days of back-to-back projects as it served in Tse Benito, New Mexico, but the purpose of the trip was to spread ...
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Redwood Christian Schools Collects Food for Ruby’s Place in Castro Valley

Bay Area Private Elementary School Donates to Charity At the end of their weekly chapel, the students at Redwood Christian Elementary School were invited to come forward with food that they brought from home for Ruby’s Place, recently relocated to Castro Valley. The chapel speaker was RCS ...

Mr. Monk Teaches About Being a “Friendly Friend” at RCE Spiritual Emphasis Week

Last week was RCE Spiritual Impact week.  Students TK through 5th grade had chapel daily to give time and emphasis to grow spiritually.  Mr. Butch Monk, former RCE principal on the former Crossroads campus, spoke about friendships. On Monday, Mr. Monk emphasized how to treat others well ...

Clare Loux Takes Over as New Head Coach for RCHS Varsity Softball

Clare (Dunnegan) Loux, RCS Class of 2014, is the new RCS Varsity Softball Coach.  Clare brings to the young team a competitive softball experience, balanced perspective, and passion for the game. Not only did Clare play a select level of club and travel softball from a young age, she led her ...

1 Reason to Apply to 10 Colleges and Universities

Written by Ben Warner, MSHS Principal There is only one way to attend a college or university: A student must apply and be accepted! Applying to college is often a stressful process.  The most stressful part, though, is not completing and submitting the applications.  What’s stressful ...

Jordan Bakker, Class of 1996, to Speak at RCS Impact Week

What year did you graduate RCS? Tell us a little about what you’ve been doing since you graduated at RCS. I graduated in 1996, and since then God has blessed me with a wonderful wife for almost 18 years, 3 beautiful daughters (12, 10, 8), and a community that we love.  I have served as a ...

Tanisha Walton, Class of 1989, to Speak at RCS Impact Week

What year did you graduate RCS? Tell us a little about what you’ve been doing since you graduated at RCS: I graduated from RCS in the great year of 1989. I cannot believe that my 30th year high school reunion is this year!   Since then I: Played basketball and ran track for Biola ...

Meet the 2019 Homecoming Court

The RCHS Homecoming Court is nominated and selected by anonymous vote by their classmates.  While the princess and princes are selected by their current grade level class, the senior king and queen are selected by majority vote by the entire school.  The homecoming court are chosen as unique ...

RCHS Celebrates Homecoming and Spirit Week

Redwood Christian High School is celebrating its 48th annual Spirit Week and Homecoming Celebration. "This Homecoming is particularly exciting for many reasons," high school principal Ben Warner explains.  "It's the unity, creativity, and collaboration of our student body focused around a love ...

Mr. Lee Takes 4th/5th Grade Students to Cal Basketball

On Saturday, December 29, Mr. Patrick Lee took a group of Crossover Basketball players to participate in the CAL men’s basketball halftime scrimmage. Next season, the Crossover Basketball ministry will formally be sponsored by Redwood Christian Schools and be led by Mr. Lee and his ...

Paul Triplett

Position: High School Teacher Colleges: Azuza Pacific University & Fuller Theological Seminary Email: PaulTriplett@rcs.edu Tell us about your family and how they are looking forward to this new opportunity. My wife, Christina, and I are both Castro Valley natives. We have ...

Middle School Choir Sings with Ballet Petit

On Sunday, December 2, the RCS Middle School Choir sang back up during Ballet Petit’s 40th Annual performance of The Nutcracker at Chabot College.  During the Waltz of the Snowflakes (Tchaikovsky), the choir sang “Waltz of the Snowflake” as pointe dancers performed. “The best part was ...

RCS Hosts the 44th Basketball Classic Tournament in Home Gymnasium

For the first time in RCS history, the Annual Basketball Classic Tournament was hosted at their home gymnasium.  The Bruce D. Johnson Gymnasium was officially open for competition on November 24th. “The response from visiting coaches was great,” said RCS Athletic Director, Jim ...

RCE Girls Running Club Runs in the Rain

The Redwood Christian Elementary girl’s running club, “Girls in the Race,” completed a 5K event on Saturday, December 1st.  Proceeds from the race benefited Midway Women and Children’s Shelter of Alameda. Braving pouring down rain and bay winds on the Bay Farm Island Trail (Alameda), ...

Grand Opening of the Bruce D. Johnson Gymnasium

Energy and joy filled the 20,520-square-foot facility at the grand opening of the Bruce D. Johnson Gymnasium at Redwood Christian Middle School and High School on Saturday. Furthermore, over 100 student and alumni athletes competed in the 40th Annual RCS Alumni Games. Members of the public, city ...

November 28 – December 9


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update November 14 - November 25 In this newsletter: Follow God - John 10:27, a Devotional Thought from Mr. Kady, Director of Advancement Christmas Letters of Encouragement Gymnasium Grand Opening Ceremony Recap Middle School Fall Athletic Awards Recap Harbor House Toy & Food Drive 11/26 - 11/30 Operation Christmas Box ...

November 14 – November 25


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update November 14 - November 25 In this newsletter: Follow God - John 10:27, a Devotional Thought from Mr. Warner, MSHS Principal Fab Learning as Reported by Our Teachers RCE Harvest Day Recap Middle School Fall Athletic Awards Chapel HS Homecoming Tickets on Sale Now thru 12/12 All Operation Christmas Boxes Due TODAY, ...

Announcement from Superintendent Hearne

In consultation and coordination with all school districts in Alameda County, RCS will be closed tomorrow, Friday, 11/16 due to ongoing concerns about air quality and the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. This includes all school-wide activities being closed/cancelled such as: ...

November 7 – November 18


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update November 7 - November 18 In this newsletter: Follow God - John 10:27, a Devotional Thought from Mr. Hearne, Superintendent Fab Learning as Reported by Our Teachers Athletics Playoffs Highlights #GoEagles RCE Book Fair 11/6 - 11/9 High School "Timeless as the Tides" Homecoming Ticket Sales Middle School ACSI Leadership ...

October 31- November 11


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update October 31- November 11 In this newsletter: Follow God - Mark 8:34, a Devotion from Erin McGrath, MSHS Assistant Principal Fab Learning as Reported by Our Teachers Fall Athletics Playoffs Recap RCE Parents Coffee Hour, 11/1 and MSHS Parents Coffee Hour, 11/15 Navajo Night Out, 11/2 Winter Sports Athletic Tryouts, ...

Muriel Chiavini

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Masbate College, Philippines; Baptist Theological College, Philippines Email: MurielChiavini@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I am the Kindergarten and First Grades Science teacher.  I am also the Pull-Out ...

Varsity Girls Volleyball Upsets 7th Seed

In four sets, the Varsity Girls Volleyball team upset the higher ranked International High School (SF) in the First Round of the NCS/Les Schwab Tires Girls Volleyball Championships.  RCS dominated the first two sets, winning 25 to 16 and 25 to 14, respectively. The Jaguars showed their tenacity, ...

National Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Day celebrates pumpkins, a cultivar of the squash plant that is native to North America. Its name is derived from the Greek word "pepon", which means large melon. Pumpkins have long since been associated with the harvest season, and both Halloween and Thanksgiving. During ...

Meet Miss Fortier, Masters of Teaching Intern

If you’ve been in Mrs. Francis’ 5th grade classroom, you have seen Miss Fortier planning, interacting with students, and even teaching occasional lessons. Miss Fortier is a Masters student at William Jessup University and is working to earn a Masters in Teaching with a California State Teaching ...

October 24- November 4


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update October 24- November 4 Please note the Missions Team Gala is Friday, 11/2! Please accept our apologies for the original typo. In this newsletter: Follow God - Mark 8:34, a Devotion from Albert Castaneda, MSHS Assistant Principal, AAP Director Fab Learning as Reported by Our Teachers Athlete of the Week: Marcus Green, Varsity ...

Reaching Hearts Through Baseball

Cleveland and Vanegas Return to the Dominican Republic to Lead Baseball Clinic For the sixth year, Athletic Director and RCHS Baseball coach, Jim Cleveland, traveled to Hato Mayor in the Dominican Republic to lead a four-day coaches clinic and discipleship training seminar.  The clinic disciples ...

October 17 – October 28


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update October 10 - October 21 In this newsletter: Follow God - Mark 8:34, a Devotion from Evan Barnhart, Director of RCS Global Fab Learning as Reported by Our Teachers Southern California College Tour Recap Athlete of the Week: Varsity Girls Volleyball Team Reserve Your Tickets for the MSHS Stage Left Drama Performances ...

Dos and Don’ts of Communication When Report Cards Come Home

The purpose of a report card is to provide a communication framework for parents/guardians, teachers, and students about the student’s academic progress. This communication should encourage a student’s academic growth and character development, provide a tool for individual goal-setting and ...

Varsity Girls Volleyball is Playoff-Bound

Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Volleyball team for making it to the BCL East Volleyball Playoffs!  The Eagles finished league play in 3rd place and are currently ranked 7th in the North Coast Section. The Semi-Finals of the Playoffs will be on Wednesday, October 17th at Head-Royce and our ...

October 10 – October 21


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update October 10 - October 21 PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CORRECTIONS TO THE NEWSLETTER: Middle Social is on 10/26/18 (not 10/19) Stage Left Drama Play is on 10/26/18 (not 10/19) In this newsletter: Follow God - Matthew 4:19, a Devotion from Megan Sinisi, RCE Assistant Principal Fab Learning as Reported by Our Teachers ...

Mr. Stirling Encourages Missionaries as Keynote Speaker in Mexico

“Mission Possible” was the theme of the two-day conference as current and future Mexican missionaries gathered to be equipped, encouraged, and sent to mission fields around the globe.  The conference was held in Puebla, Mexico. Mr. Alan Stirling, Director of Spiritual Life at Redwood Christian ...

October 3 – October 14


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update October 3 - October 14 In this newsletter: Follow God - Matthew 4:19 a Devotion from Mr. Hearne, Superintendent Fab Learning As Reported by Our Teachers Athlete of the Week: Craig Yangihara RSVP for Annual Dinner Here! Introducing the RCS Director of Specialized Programs, Mr. Patrick Lee Last Day for Quarter 1 Late ...

September 26 – October 7


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update September 26 - October 7 In this newsletter: Follow God - Matthew 4:19 a Devotion from Mr. Castaneda, MSHS Assistant Principal Fab Learning As Reported by Our Teachers Athlete of the Week - Danielle Harrell, Varsity Tennis Middle School Leadership Participates in #InternationalCoastalCleanupDay RCS Students Gather to ...

Follow God – Matthew 4:19

"And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Matthew 4:19 ESV) In writing this short devotion, I did a Google search for “Redefining Life” books. The results were staggering even if some were repeated results … 10.7 million results. Truthfully, as human ...

RCS Gathers for See You at the Pole

  When asked how to start a revival, a popular British evangelist said, “Go home. Lock yourself in your room. Kneel down in the middle of the floor, and with a piece of chalk, draw a circle around yourself. There on your knees, pray fervently and brokenly that God would start a revival ...

September 19 – September 30


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update September 19 - September 30 In this newsletter: Follow God - Matthew 4:19 Fab 5 As Reported by Our Teachers Athlete of the Week - Benjamin Nunley Middle School All American Classic Game Recap Thank you for your support at the Christian Ministry Pancake Breakfast & Auction RCE Vision Screening (9/19/18) MSHS ...

September 12 – September 23


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update September 12 - September 23 In this newsletter: Follow God - Matthew 4:19 Fab 5 As Reported by Our Teachers Today is the Last Day to Reserve Cal Football Tickets RCE Patriots Day Recap Nacho Sale/Booster Club Apparel Sale 9/13 RCE Parents Coffee Hour (9/13) and MSHS Parents Coffee Hour (9/20) Christian Ministry ...

September 5 – September 16


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update September 5 - September 16 In this newsletter: Fab 5 As Reported by our Teachers Meet MSHS Registrar, Mrs. Kientzler HS Fall Fantastics Week Recap #RCSReady Drawing Winners Announced CSF Sign-ups for Middle School & High School Students - Deadline 9/7/18 Patriot's Day Chapel 9/7/18 Middle School All American ...

Louise Magee

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts from Sterling College; Kansas Teaching Credential from Sterling College and California ACSI Credential Email: LouiseMagee@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach English I (9th grade) and English IV (12th ...

August 29 – September 9


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update August 29 - September 9 In this newsletter: Follow God - a Devotional by Evan Barnhart, Director of RCS Global Meet Our New RCE Campus Secretary, Mrs. Kiagiri High School Fall Fantastics Week! 4th Grade Historical Studies Trip Parent Meeting on 8/30/18 Royal Choir Parent Meeting on 8/30/18 Labor Day on 9/3/18 Late ...

August 22 – September 2


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update August 22 - September 2 In this newsletter: Follow God - a Devotional by Mr. Russell, Director of Curriculum RCE Parent-Teacher Night High School Fall Fantastics Week 6th Grade Outdoor Education Parent Meeting Moms in Prayer MSHS Student Back-to-School BBQ Recap Back-to-Band Elementary Parent Meeting Elementary ...

August 15 – August 25


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update August 8 - August 18 Link Correction from Eagle Update for A's Faith Day: https://conta.cc/2MViAXr In this newsletter: Follow God - a Devotional by Superintendent Hearne Middle School and High School Athletic Information & Kick Off Night Picture Days Back to School Parent-Teacher Nights Parking Lot - Important ...
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Introducing the RCS Director of Spiritual Life, Mr. Stirling

What attracted you to serve at Redwood Christian Schools (RCS)? This is my second time to be hired by Redwood as a full-time teacher.  As was true the first time, Redwood is like family to me. Teaching at Redwood is like being at home.  In addition, I am truly enthusiastic about the trajectory ...

Accredited and Recognized

Written by: Al Hearne This past Spring, a team of school accreditors from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) recommended RCS for the highest possible level of accreditation, with a midterm visit in three years. ...

News & Views July 2018

Redwood Christian Private School News, Views, and Photos Click the image below to read Redwood Christian Schools' News & Views publication for July ...

August 8 – August 18


Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update August 8 - August 18 In this newsletter: What's Happening This Week at RCS Calendar Back-to-School BBQ Meet Our New Business Manager, Mrs. Costanzo RCE Open House MSHS New Student Orientation High School Student iPad Orientation MSHS & RCE Parent-Teacher Nights MSHS Athletics Information and Kickoff Night ...
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Deborah Masin

Position: Teacher College: Westmont College Email: DeborahMasin@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Kindergarten. What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools? Everything we teach is centered on Jesus Christ and the Bible as the Word of ...
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Ben Warner

Position: Redwood Christian Middle School and High School Principal Email: benwarner@rcs.edu College: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Christian Heritage College; California Teaching Credential in Physical Education from Christian Heritage College; ACSI Secondary Teacher’s Educator ...

The Eagles are NCS Champions — Again!

It may be the fourth section title for the Redwood Christian varsity baseball team, but it feels like a first as RCS competes in a higher division, relying on every player from the fourth pitcher in a game to secure the win in extra innings to a pinch hitter earning the walk-off winning hit. After ...







Tish Wodetzki

Position: K-3 Science Teacher Colleges: B.S. International Politics from United States Air Force Academy; M.S. Public Services Administration from Central Missouri State University; CA Teaching ...


Tish Wodetzki

Position: K-3 Science Teacher Colleges: B.S. International Politics from United States Air Force Academy; M.S. Public Services Administration from Central Missouri State University; CA Teaching Credential from Chapman University; OH Teaching Credential from College of Mount St Joseph; Graduate ...


What is This “CROSSOVER” I Keep Seeing?

You may have noticed information about CROSSOVER in the weekly Eagle Update and on the RCS ...


Evan Barnhart

Position: Director of RCS Global College: Bachelor of Science in History Education from ...


Rachel Benefiel

Position: Teacher College: New Mexico State University Email: RachelBenefiel@rcs.edu What ...


Colette Bibby

Position: Director of RCS Home School (Private Satellite Program) and Middle School ...


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Cheryl Bicker

Position: Teacher College: Bob Jones University Email: CherylBicker@rcs.edu What ...


Albert Castaneda

Position: Redwood Christian Middle School and High School Assistant Principal College: Associate ...


Jeremy Blatchford

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology from ...


Chris Burke

Position: Middle School Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in History from California State ...


Jim Cleveland

Position: Redwood Christian Director of Athletics College: Bachelor of Arts in ...


Al Hearne II

Position: Chief Steward - I am responsible for everything that happens. College: Bachelor of ...


Mark Cagle

Position: Teacher College:  U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School Graduate; Bachelor of Arts in Music ...


Teresa Hendren

Position: Director of Marketing College:  Bachelor of Science in Business-Marketing from ...


Tracey Cherry

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Arts in English/Sociology from University of ...


Stacie Clausen

Position: Teacher College:  Business Administration from University of California, ...


Lynn Conley

Position: Elementary Teacher College:  Fresno Pacific University; Holy Names ...


Dale Huemoeller

Position: Redwood Christian Elementary Principal Email: dalehuemoeller@rcs.edu College: ...


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Stan Edington

Position: Teacher College: New College Berkeley; California State University, East Bay Email: ...


Mike Kady

Position: Director of Advancement College:  Washington Baptist Teachers College Email: ...


Chris Enos

Position: Teacher College:  Chabot College and California State University, Hayward Email: ...


Rachel Fong

Position: MSHS Teacher College:  Bachelor of Music in Music Education from San Jose State ...


Erin McGrath

Position: Redwood Christian Middle School and High School Assistant Principal College: Bachelor ...


Lisa Francis

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Bachelor’s from The Master’s College; Master’s from ...


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Curt Russell

Position: Director of Instructional Development College: Bachelor of Arts in History from the ...


Steve Gillette

Position: Teacher College:  Diploma in Bible/Missions from Prairie Bible Institute; Bachelor of ...


Megan Sinisi

Position: Redwood Christian Elementary Assistant Principal College: Moody Bible Institute: ...


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Sara Haserot

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Human Development from University of California, ...


Greg Hinton

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Bible ...


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Kristine Humphreys

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Early ...


Ron Lapum

Position: Teacher College:  Associate of Arts in General Education and Computer Programming ...


Leo Limoges

Position: Middle School and High School Teacher College: Northrup Institute; Biola College; ...


Alan Stirling

Position: Director of Spiritual Life College: BA in Bible Theology, Moody Bible ...


Mark McDaniel

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Arts in English from University of California, Berkeley; ...


Jackie Moog

Position: Elementary Teacher Colleges: Biola University; California State University, ...


Amy Neal

Position: Elementary Teacher College: California State University, East Bay Email: ...


Debbie Orluck

Position: Elementary Teacher College: University of California, Berkeley Email: ...


Sara Perry

Position: Elementary Teacher College:  Biola University Email: SaraPerry@rcs.edu What ...


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Michelle Pleitez

Position: Teacher Email: MichellePleitez@rcs.edu   What attracted you to serve at ...


Lupe Sanchez

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Science in Business Management from San Jose State ...


Jennifer Seganish

Position: Teacher College:  Albion College (BA); University of Maryland College Park (MS) Email: ...


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Maranatha Shinoda

Position: Elementary Teacher Email: MaranathaShinoda@rcs.edu What attracted you to serve ...


Michie Sierra

Position: Teacher College:  Ohlone College; Fresno Pacific University; California State ...


Pam Sommers

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Biola University; California State University, ...


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Alex Williams ( Redwood Christian High School Class of 2018) Pitches Complete Game for Stanford in Regional Elimination Game vs Sacramento

Redwood Christian High School Recognizes Exceptional Alum Performance Alex Williams (Redwood ...


Lisa Suth

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Biola University; California ...


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First Ever High School Spanish Class Missions Trip is Off to Puerto Rico

Bay Area Private High School Students Head to Puerto Rico Mrs. Sanchez led the first ever high ...


Charmaine Tilly

Position: Middle School and High School Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and ...


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Redwood Christian Middle School Students Medal in the All American Invitational

Private Middle School in the Bay Area Medals in All American Invitational Three of our middle ...


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Laura Vanegas

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with an Emphasis in ...


Janet Vincent

Position: Teacher College:  Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from California State ...


Wendy Yip

Position: Teacher College: California Baptist University; Azusa Pacific University Email: ...


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Welcome Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Hubbard, New Kindergarten Teachers

Meet Mrs. Heather Miller of Redwood Christian Schools Tell us about your family and how you all ...


Christian Ministry Trip: “People Over Projects”

Early in its preparation for this year’s mission trip to the Navajo Nation, the RCHS Christian ...


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Redwood Christian Schools Collects Food for Ruby’s Place in Castro Valley

Bay Area Private Elementary School Donates to Charity At the end of their weekly chapel, the ...


Mr. Monk Teaches About Being a “Friendly Friend” at RCE Spiritual Emphasis Week

Last week was RCE Spiritual Impact week.  Students TK through 5th grade had chapel daily to ...


Clare Loux Takes Over as New Head Coach for RCHS Varsity Softball

Clare (Dunnegan) Loux, RCS Class of 2014, is the new RCS Varsity Softball Coach.  Clare brings to ...


1 Reason to Apply to 10 Colleges and Universities

Written by Ben Warner, MSHS Principal There is only one way to attend a college or ...


Jordan Bakker, Class of 1996, to Speak at RCS Impact Week

What year did you graduate RCS? Tell us a little about what you’ve been doing since you ...


Tanisha Walton, Class of 1989, to Speak at RCS Impact Week

What year did you graduate RCS? Tell us a little about what you’ve been doing since you ...


Meet the 2019 Homecoming Court

The RCHS Homecoming Court is nominated and selected by anonymous vote by their classmates.  While ...


RCHS Celebrates Homecoming and Spirit Week

Redwood Christian High School is celebrating its 48th annual Spirit Week and Homecoming ...


Mr. Lee Takes 4th/5th Grade Students to Cal Basketball

On Saturday, December 29, Mr. Patrick Lee took a group of Crossover Basketball players to ...


Paul Triplett

Position: High School Teacher Colleges: Azuza Pacific University & Fuller Theological ...


Middle School Choir Sings with Ballet Petit

On Sunday, December 2, the RCS Middle School Choir sang back up during Ballet Petit’s 40th Annual ...


RCS Hosts the 44th Basketball Classic Tournament in Home Gymnasium

For the first time in RCS history, the Annual Basketball Classic Tournament was hosted at their ...


RCE Girls Running Club Runs in the Rain

The Redwood Christian Elementary girl’s running club, “Girls in the Race,” completed a 5K ...


Grand Opening of the Bruce D. Johnson Gymnasium

Energy and joy filled the 20,520-square-foot facility at the grand opening of the Bruce D. Johnson ...


November 28 – December 9

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November 14 – November 25

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Announcement from Superintendent Hearne

In consultation and coordination with all school districts in Alameda County, RCS will be ...


November 7 – November 18

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October 31- November 11

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Muriel Chiavini

Position: Elementary Teacher College: Masbate College, Philippines; Baptist Theological College, ...


Varsity Girls Volleyball Upsets 7th Seed

In four sets, the Varsity Girls Volleyball team upset the higher ranked International High School ...


National Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Day celebrates pumpkins, a cultivar of the squash plant that is native to ...


Meet Miss Fortier, Masters of Teaching Intern

If you’ve been in Mrs. Francis’ 5th grade classroom, you have seen Miss Fortier planning, ...


October 24- November 4

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Reaching Hearts Through Baseball

Cleveland and Vanegas Return to the Dominican Republic to Lead Baseball Clinic For the sixth year, ...


October 17 – October 28

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Dos and Don’ts of Communication When Report Cards Come Home

The purpose of a report card is to provide a communication framework for parents/guardians, ...


Varsity Girls Volleyball is Playoff-Bound

Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Volleyball team for making it to the BCL East Volleyball ...


October 10 – October 21

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Mr. Stirling Encourages Missionaries as Keynote Speaker in Mexico

“Mission Possible” was the theme of the two-day conference as current and future Mexican ...


October 3 – October 14

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September 26 – October 7

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Follow God – Matthew 4:19

"And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Matthew 4:19 ESV) In ...


RCS Gathers for See You at the Pole

  When asked how to start a revival, a popular British evangelist said, “Go home. Lock ...


September 19 – September 30

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September 12 – September 23

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September 5 – September 16

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Louise Magee

Position: Teacher College: Bachelor of Arts from Sterling College; Kansas Teaching Credential from ...


August 29 – September 9

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August 22 – September 2

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August 15 – August 25

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Introducing the RCS Director of Spiritual Life, Mr. Stirling

What attracted you to serve at Redwood Christian Schools (RCS)? This is my second time to be ...


Accredited and Recognized

Written by: Al Hearne This past Spring, a team of school accreditors from the Association ...


News & Views July 2018

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August 8 – August 18

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Deborah Masin

Position: Teacher College: Westmont College Email: DeborahMasin@rcs.edu What is/are ...


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Ben Warner

Position: Redwood Christian Middle School and High School Principal Email: ...


The Eagles are NCS Champions — Again!

It may be the fourth section title for the Redwood Christian varsity baseball team, but it feels ...