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Agape Tesfamichael, RCS c/o 2023

Joy and Fine Arts One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward in their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed the 2019-20 Freshman Class President, Agape Tesfamichael.   This month’s theme verse is Hebrews 12:1-2, “Therefore, since ...

RCS Preparedness Plan

                In addition, the Senior RCS Admin Team continues to monitor the RCS Preparedness Plan.  Based upon the guidance sheet, released on March 7 by the California Department of Public Health, School Guidance on Novel ...

RCS COVID-19 Response Recommendations

                  Based upon the information that has been mentioned above, Dr. Hearne has shared five recommendations for the RCS community to follow in response to COVID-19: Most importantly, we must pray, asking God ...

Daniel Chu, RCS c/o 2020

From Kindergarten to Swimming and Future Coding? One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward in their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed ...

RCS Launches Online Distance Learning in Response to Spread of COVID-19

On Friday, March 13th, the Redwood Christian Schools Board and Administration decided, in light of the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus an imminent “stay-in-place” directive, to transition all classes, TK-12th, to online distance learning.  On Monday, March 16th, RCS students came to ...

Dominic De Castro, RCS c/o ’21

Using His Leadership Skills to Lead the Junior Class One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed ...

Theo Clausen, RCS c/o ’22

One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed the 2019-20 Sophomore Class President, Theo ...

Redwood Christian High School Concert Choir Earns Command Performance

Written by: Bruce D. Johnson, RCS Superintendent Emeritus Photo Credit: Rachel Fong, Choir Director At the recent Association of Christian Schools International Northern California Musicale, the Concert Choir from Redwood Christian High School earned a Command Performance for their performance ...

The Garrity Family

A Choice of Strong Ethics and Community One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS Parents and see what God has been doing in their families life.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed first grade parents, Robert and Esther Garrity. As part ...

The Field Family

Staying Connected for Years to Come One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS Parents and see what God has been doing in their families.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed first grade parents, Kevin and Sonia Field. As part of the ...

The King Family

Investing in Spiritual Development & Academics for Their Boys One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS Parents and see what God has been doing in their family’s life.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed Mr. and Mrs. King.  As part of the ...

Middle School and High School Faculty Commend Students for Explore RCS

On Monday, January 27th, Redwood Christian Schools held its annual academic demonstration night and open house inviting all families of all TK - 12th grades and friends to come "Explore RCS!"  Classroom demonstrations, presentations from essay contest winners, a middle school science fair, and ...

The Westbrook Family

An interview with Current RCS Parents - Pastors Mr. and Mrs. Westbrook One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS Parents and see what God has been doing in their families.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed Pastor James Westbrook and his ...

AJ Vanegas Returns to RCS to Speak at Impact Week

I graduated from Redwood Christian Schools in 2010 as a "lifer." Immediately following graduation, I made the decision to walk away from a large sum of money to pursue a college degree at Stanford University. I graduated Stanford with a degree in Psychology and spent four years playing college ...

It Was Going to Be a Surprise, But…

HS Teachers Lead MSHS Ladies Impact Week! We are excited to have our very own female high school teachers lead the girls sessions of Impact Week next week!  Miss Sierra, Mrs. Cherry, and Mrs. Clausen have prepared inspiring, yet challenging messages about God’s redemption.  They will use ...

Mr. Cagle Honored as the ACSI Honor Band Guest Conductor

Eleven RCS Middle School and two HS Band Members did a fantastic job at this year's ACSI MS Honor Band Festival in Ripon, CA last Friday. Mr. Mark Cagle, RCS Band and Department Head, was invited to be the guest conductor.  His students, joined by 50 additional students who travelled to the ...

Explore RCS Essay and Science Fair Winners Recap

Explore RCS is a school-wide' academic demonstration night and open house.  All grades, TK - 12th, were represented at the event. In addition to demonstrations and exhibits showcasing student learning, there were two competitions: an essay contest and a middle school science fair. The Essay ...

2020 Homecoming Was Electric

On Saturday, January 18th, students, faculty, parents, and alumni flooded the stands to cheer on their Eagles!  JV Boys, Varsity Girls, and Varsity boys took on the Owls from The Athenian School in the 2020 Homecoming Basketball Games at the RCS Gymnasium. Maybe it was the new, home gymnasium, ...

Meet the 2019-20 Homecoming Court Nominees

Three girls from each class and three senior boys are nominated by their classmates for the RCHS Homecoming Court.  The class princesses, queen, and king will be announced at the RCHS Homecoming Banquet on Friday, January 10th.   From left to right: Ashleigh Johnson, Hannah Stirling, ...
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Allegra Estrada, RCS c/o 2016

An interview with Ministry-Bound and Future Doctor, Allegra Estrada, Bay Area Private High School Alumni One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th anniversary is to connect with RCS private high school Alumni and see what God has been doing in their lives since high school ...

GHS Nabs Redwood Christian Invitational Championship

In an overtime thriller, the Gators from Gateway High School (SF) defeated the Wildcats from Marin Academy (San Rafael) to take home the Redwood Christian Basketball Invitational Championship title.  The championship game went into overtime, and the Gators earned the win by just one basket. The ...

Zach Harmon, RCS c/o ’14

Seeing Lights - An interview with Bay Area Private School Alumni One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS in or 50th anniversary is to connect with RCS Alumni and see what God has been doing in their lives since high school graduation.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed RCS Alumni Zachary Harmon, ...
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John Breslow, RCS c/o ‘15

From Pre-K to Back in the Bay One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS in or 50th anniversary is to connect with RCS Alumni and see what God has been doing in their lives since high school graduation.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed RCS Alumni, John Breslow, class of 2015 As part of the ...
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Andrew Kiefer

An Interview Private Middle Schools Teacher  - Teaching to Serve Behind-the-Scenes One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS faculty and see how God is using them to “inspire futures” at RCS. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed Middle School ...
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John Wilcox

An Interview with Mr. Wilcox, Bay Area Private Middle School Teacher One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS faculty and see how God is using them to “inspire futures”. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed our private Middle School teacher, Mr. ...
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Tish Wodetzki

An Interview with Tish Wodetzki One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS faculty and see how God is using them to “inspire futures.” Dr. Hearne recently interviewed Elementary Science teacher, Mrs. Wodetzki (aka “Mrs. Wo”). This ...
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Jason Hendren

Helping Kids See Beyond the Immediate - An Interview with Bay Area Private Middle School Teacher One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS faculty and see how God is using them to “inspire futures.” Dr. Hearne recently interviewed Middle ...
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Abby Hague, RCS c/o ’23

Athletics, Choir, & Bonding With Friends: An Interview with RCS Private Schools Student One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward their ...
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RCS Receives Grant from Lou’s Dugout

Bay Area Private Schools Receives Baseball Equipment Grant A grant from Lou's Dugout was recently awarded to Redwood Christian Schools. The grant, submitted by RCS Athletic Director Mr. Jim Cleveland, provided baseball and softball equipment valued at $1,800. The equipment secured by the grant ...

Rayah Miller, RCS c/o 2021

Global Service, Joyful Heart One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed current RCS student, ...

Alyssa Masis, RCS c/o 2022

Words Into Actions One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed current RCS student, Alyssa Masis, ...

Morgan Carlton, RCS c/o 2020

An Authentic Servant Leader One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed current RCS student, ...
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Rohan John, RCS c/o 2021

An Interview with a Student at the Best Private Schools in the Bay Area A Pianist With Purpose One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS San Francisco Bay Area Christian high school students and see what God has been doing in their lives and ...
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RCS Teachers Lead Seven Sessions at the ACSI Professional Development Forum

Best Private Academy in the Bay Area Helps Schools Thrive The 2019 ACSI Professional Development Forum was held in Roseville, CA, on Thursday and Friday, September 26-27.   The theme of the conference was “Innovate.” Sessions were designed to encourage and equip faculty and administrators to ...
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Michael Kuzni, RCS c/o ’09

San Francisco Bay Area Private Academy Alumni Shares One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS in or 50th anniversary is to connect with RCS Alumni and see what God has been doing in their lives since graduation from the best private schools in the Bay Area.  Dr. Hearne recently interviewed RCS ...
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Believe God Loves You

Pastor Benjamin Robinson Leads Redwood Christian MSHS Spiritual Emphasis Week September 16 – September 18 was Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) on the Redwood Christian Middle School and High School campus.  Pastor Benjamin Robinson from Living Hope Church in Emeryville, CA and ...

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San Francisco Bay Area Christian High Schools Graduates Share Train Up a Child One of the Redwood Christian Schools goals to #CelebrateRCS in our 50th anniversary is to connect with RCS Alumni and see what God has been doing in their lives since graduation from our San Francisco Bay Area private high school.  Superintendent Hearne recently interviewed RCS Alumni, Christine (Todd) DiGiacomo, ...

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Adrianna (Martinez) Johnson, RCS c/o ’09

Peace and Confidence: Bay Area Private School Graduate Reflects on Time at RCS Dr. Hearne recently interviewed RCS Alumni, Adrianna (Martinez) Johnson, class of 2009.  As part of the interview, Adrianna was asked to share her thoughts on this month’s theme verse, Deuteronomy 6:5-7: “You shall ...

Ready for High School?

Annual High School Transition Event A special invite for CV Fall Festival Attendees Click Here to View Printable PDF Version  6:30 PM - TOUR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOMS at RCHS Explore our campus with a current parent or student, and meet teachers of the RCHS freshman class. 7:00 PM - ...

Love the Lord With All Your Heart – An Interview with Pastor Macklin (RCS Class of 2005)

Our Interview with a Redwood Christian Schools Alum Dr. Hearne recently interviewed RCS Alumni, Aaron Macklin, class of 2005.  As part of the interview, Dr. Hearne asked for Aaron to share his thoughts on this month’s theme verse Deuteronomy 6:5-7, “You shall love the Lord your God with ...
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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 ...
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Rachel Benefiel

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

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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 ...







Agape Tesfamichael, RCS c/o 2023

Joy and Fine Arts One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is ...


Agape Tesfamichael, RCS c/o 2023

Joy and Fine Arts One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS students and see what God has been doing in their lives and what they believe God is calling them toward in their future. Dr. Hearne recently interviewed the 2019-20 Freshman Class ...


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From Kindergarten to Swimming and Future Coding? One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our ...


RCS Launches Online Distance Learning in Response to Spread of COVID-19

On Friday, March 13th, the Redwood Christian Schools Board and Administration decided, in light of ...


Dominic De Castro, RCS c/o ’21

Using His Leadership Skills to Lead the Junior Class One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our ...


Theo Clausen, RCS c/o ’22

One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect with current RCS ...


Redwood Christian High School Concert Choir Earns Command Performance

Written by: Bruce D. Johnson, RCS Superintendent Emeritus Photo Credit: Rachel Fong, Choir ...


The Garrity Family

A Choice of Strong Ethics and Community One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th ...


The Field Family

Staying Connected for Years to Come One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS during our 50th ...


The King Family

Investing in Spiritual Development & Academics for Their Boys One of the RCS goals to ...


Middle School and High School Faculty Commend Students for Explore RCS

On Monday, January 27th, Redwood Christian Schools held its annual academic demonstration night and ...


The Westbrook Family

An interview with Current RCS Parents - Pastors Mr. and Mrs. Westbrook One of the RCS goals to ...


AJ Vanegas Returns to RCS to Speak at Impact Week

I graduated from Redwood Christian Schools in 2010 as a "lifer." Immediately following graduation, ...


It Was Going to Be a Surprise, But…

HS Teachers Lead MSHS Ladies Impact Week! We are excited to have our very own female high school ...


Mr. Cagle Honored as the ACSI Honor Band Guest Conductor

Eleven RCS Middle School and two HS Band Members did a fantastic job at this year's ACSI MS Honor ...


Explore RCS Essay and Science Fair Winners Recap

Explore RCS is a school-wide' academic demonstration night and open house.  All grades, TK - 12th, ...


2020 Homecoming Was Electric

On Saturday, January 18th, students, faculty, parents, and alumni flooded the stands to cheer on ...


Meet the 2019-20 Homecoming Court Nominees

Three girls from each class and three senior boys are nominated by their classmates for the RCHS ...


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Allegra Estrada, RCS c/o 2016

An interview with Ministry-Bound and Future Doctor, Allegra Estrada, Bay Area Private High School ...


GHS Nabs Redwood Christian Invitational Championship

In an overtime thriller, the Gators from Gateway High School (SF) defeated the Wildcats from Marin ...


Zach Harmon, RCS c/o ’14

Seeing Lights - An interview with Bay Area Private School Alumni One of the RCS goals to ...


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John Breslow, RCS c/o ‘15

From Pre-K to Back in the Bay One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS in or 50th anniversary is to ...


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Andrew Kiefer

An Interview Private Middle Schools Teacher  - Teaching to Serve Behind-the-Scenes One of the RCS ...


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John Wilcox

An Interview with Mr. Wilcox, Bay Area Private Middle School Teacher One of the RCS goals to ...


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Tish Wodetzki

An Interview with Tish Wodetzki One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is ...


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Jason Hendren

Helping Kids See Beyond the Immediate - An Interview with Bay Area Private Middle School ...


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Abby Hague, RCS c/o ’23

Athletics, Choir, & Bonding With Friends: An Interview with RCS Private Schools Student One of ...


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RCS Receives Grant from Lou’s Dugout

Bay Area Private Schools Receives Baseball Equipment Grant A grant from Lou's Dugout was recently ...


Rayah Miller, RCS c/o 2021

Global Service, Joyful Heart One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to ...


Alyssa Masis, RCS c/o 2022

Words Into Actions One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to connect ...


Morgan Carlton, RCS c/o 2020

An Authentic Servant Leader One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS for our 50th anniversary is to ...


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Rohan John, RCS c/o 2021

An Interview with a Student at the Best Private Schools in the Bay Area A Pianist With ...


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RCS Teachers Lead Seven Sessions at the ACSI Professional Development Forum

Best Private Academy in the Bay Area Helps Schools Thrive The 2019 ACSI Professional Development ...


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Michael Kuzni, RCS c/o ’09

San Francisco Bay Area Private Academy Alumni Shares One of the RCS goals to #CelebrateRCS in or ...


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Believe God Loves You

Pastor Benjamin Robinson Leads Redwood Christian MSHS Spiritual Emphasis Week September 16 – ...


Christine (Todd) DiGiacomo, RCS c/o ‘78

San Francisco Bay Area Christian High Schools Graduates Share Train Up a Child One of the Redwood ...


News and Views August 2019

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Adrianna (Martinez) Johnson, RCS c/o ’09

Peace and Confidence: Bay Area Private School Graduate Reflects on Time at RCS Dr. Hearne recently ...


Ready for High School?

Annual High School Transition Event A special invite for CV Fall Festival Attendees Click ...


Love the Lord With All Your Heart – An Interview with Pastor Macklin (RCS Class of 2005)

Our Interview with a Redwood Christian Schools Alum Dr. Hearne recently interviewed RCS ...


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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 ...


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Rachel Benefiel

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


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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 ...


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Albert Castaneda

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


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Jeremy Blatchford

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


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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 ...


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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 ...


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Teresa Hendren

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


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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, ...


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Lynn Conley

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


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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: ...


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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: ...


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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 ...


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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 ...