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Jason Hendren

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Position: Middle School Teacher College(s): University of the Pacific Degrees/Certifications: Financial Management Email: JasonHendren@rcs.edu   What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Math 6 and Algebra I. What do you love about your role(s) at RCS? As a teacher, I love the family-like environment of support and love for each other among ...
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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 ...

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 ...

Sara Perry

Position: Elementary School Teacher College(s): Biola University  Degrees/Certifications: Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education (Minor in Biblical Studies);  Masters of Education Email: SaraPerry@rcs.edu What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach 4th ...
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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 ...

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 ...

Bay Area Parent Magazine Recognizes Redwood Christian Schools as the “Best of the Bay 2017”

      Nearly 12,000 readers logged on to Bay Area Parent Magazine’s website to vote for their favorite places in the East Bay.  All campuses (Redwood Christian Elementary, Redwood Christian Middle School, and Redwood Christian High School) were voted as the “Best ...

Introducing the New Vice Principal at RCE, Miss Sinisi

A Q&A With The New Redwood Christian Elementary Vice Principal What attracted you to move from China to minister at Redwood Christian Schools (RCS)? I have lived in China for the past three years. It was while working at the school there that I became familiar with RCS. I am drawn to ...
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April 19 – April 30

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: In 2 Timothy 2:15, Paul says, “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” Loving God with our entire minds calls for us ...

February 15th – February 26th


Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: Matt. 7:12: “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them. For this is the Law and the Prophets.” Jesus spoke these words to His disciples. The one thing that strikes me as I read this verse and Matt. 22:39 (“…You shall love your neighbor as yourself) is the need to take our eyes off ...

February 1st – February 12th


Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: Matthew 7:12 is the Golden Rule. It is also the second Bible verse that I memorized as a little boy, and in the King James, no less. To this day, when quoting it, I still quote the KJV, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so unto them.” On face value, this simply means, treat others as you ...

December 7th – December 18th


Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: King David wrote Psalm 18 as thanksgiving praise because God had delivered him from his enemies. The Hebrew word that Kind David used for love refers to an intimacy with God that is based upon companionship. King David fully realized that he was in a close, intimate relationship with God. The only way for us to ...

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Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: Psalm 63:1 says, “O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.” God alone is the one that can bring ...

Eagle Update Redwood Christian Schools 10/27


Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: The alarm clock goes off, and you are frantically trying to get the kids up and ready for school. You scream at the cat who just ran outside while you were taking things to the car to leave by 6:45 am. Oh yeah, and don’t forget to whip them up a delicious, nutritious breakfast. This is how my mornings go. Trying to ...

News & Views August 2016

Redwood Christian Private School News, Views, and Photos from RCHS Class of 2016 Click the image below to read Redwood Christian Schools' News & Views publication for August 2016. The Best Private Schools in the Bay ...

“Discover What’s New at RCS” at the 2016 Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade!

Come Out for a Castro Valley and Redwood Christian Schools Tradition Support Redwood Christian Schools' new parade float and represent your school by wearing your favorite RCS apparel. Wave to the Redwood Christian Schools New Float on Castro Valley ...
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RCS School Events May 9 Preview

Greetings! As the school year marches to its conclusion, we are going to have many opportunities to honor our students. Middle School Spring Athletic Awards on Monday, May 9, 7:00pm, at the Middle School & High School campus, followed by Tuesday, May 10, 7:00pm, at Redwood Chapel Community ...
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Christian Schools Preview Week of May 2

Greetings! Our 8th graders left for their historical study tour of Washington D.C. at ~4am yesterday. Please hold them up in prayer, for traveling mercies, safety, and most importantly, that they truly learn how the hand of God helped to mold and shape our great country. Be sure to check the RCS ...

Redwood Christian Schools Upcoming Events April 11-17


Greetings! Have you heard? Sunday, April 10, 2016 is the annual Festival of Fine Arts.  Come out and enjoy the amazingly talented RCS students as they exhibit their artwork, entertain, and use their God given abilities to glorify Him. In Christ, Al Hearne II, MSHS Principal Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Redwood Christian Schools 1000 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo, CA 94580 510-317-8990 ...

Previewing the Week of April 4 – April 10


Greetings! Welcome back to school!  I hope that you and your child(ren) had a restful break and are now ready to finish strong with only eight weeks left.  Sunday, April 10, is the yearly Festival of Fine Arts, where our students enrolled in Fine Art classes get to showcase their skills.  Student art work will be displayed in the lobby of Redwood Chapel and the bands and choirs will be ...

Week of February 29 at Redwood Christian Schools


Greetings! We have a quick, 3 day school week ahead of us. Redwood Chapel is hosting the Bay Area Sunday School Convention (BASS) March 3 -5th. Therefore, we will not have school on Thursday and Friday. While our kids are not at school, the RCS Faculty will be working hard, going back to school themselves, earning a Bible CEU and working on Accreditation assignments.  RCE will continue to ...

Kaitlin Suchanek wins Rotary Area Speech Meet for Redwood Christian Schools

On February 16, 2016, Kaitlin Suchanek, a senior at Redwood Christian High School, won the Area Level of the Rotary 5170 District and moves on to the Regional Level in San Jose on March 18, 2016.  Yichen Sun of James Logan High School, Fremont, finished second and Josuha Limlingan of San Leandro ...

Previewing the Week of February 15 – Redwood Christian Schools


Greetings! Next week on the Elementary and MSHS campuses, there will be several opportunities happening to bring the RCS community together, to meet face-to-face and talk with other parents and students. We hope to see you at the RCE Bowling event on 2/16 and the Principal's Coffee Hour on 2/18. Come prepared to digitally disconnect and enjoy great company! In Christ, Al Hearne II, MSHS ...

Recapping Another Successful Redwood Christian Schools Appreciation Dinner

RAD (Redwood Appreciation Dinner) was a tremendous success again this year. An outstanding dinner prepared by Judy Enns Catering and served by RCS teachers was well attended and the program went well as Mr. Hearne, Mr. Huemoeller, and Mr. Warner shared what is going on now and what is being ...

Previewing the Week of February 8 – Redwood Christian School


Greetings! When a group of Redwood Christian High School students were asked to complete a statement starting with "Redwood Is . . . " their responses were a real encouragement as they reflected the school's leadership goals to always provide a "safe, secure, loving" environment for all of our students. Some of the students responses about Redwood were . . . "Teachers and Mentors;" "Friends you ...

Assoc. of Christian Schools Int. Donates to Middletown Christian School Wildfire Victims

Redwood Christian Schools and ACSI Present Donation to Fire Victims Redwood Superintendent Bruce Johnson and Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Regional Director Cecil Swetland traveled to Middletown Christian School in Lake County where several families lost their homes in ...

Previewing the Week of February 1 at Redwood Christian Schools


Greetings! Can you believe it? We are already nearing the middle of our third quarter. Now is the time to check your child's grades on RenWeb and if necessary schedule a parent-teacher conference to ensure that there is plenty of time to bring up a lower grade. We hope to see you at RAD tonight (Janaury 29)!!! Student musical groups will be performing in the lobby of Redwood Chapel from 6:30pm ...

Previewing the Week of January 25


Greetings! The week of January 25 is a big one for the RCS family! National School Choice Week starts on Sunday January 24th, (please visit http://schoolchoiceweek.com/kickoff) for more information. On Friday, January 29, the RAD (Redwood Appreciation Dinner) event takes place where every family gathers for a complimentary spaghetti dinner followed by a short program (see below for further ...

Previewing the Week of January 11


Greetings! I trust that your family has had a smooth transition back into school after Christmas Break. Thursday, January 14, is our second New-Parent Information Meeting for 2016-17! Please come and bring someone you know who would benefit by becoming part of the RCS family. Please plan to arrive early. Friday, January 15, is our Homecoming Banquet for 2016 and when the Homecoming Court will ...

Previewing the Week of December 7

Greetings! One of the true great blessings of being part of the Redwood Christian Schools Community is being able to celebrate the Birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ without apology or compromise. The Truth is an amazing experience as we celebrate His Birth more than two thousand years ...
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2015 Annual Dinner was a hit!

Redwood Christian Schools Celebrates with 46th Annual Dinner The Redwood Christian Schools 46th Annual Dinner was held at Canyon View Banquet Hall in San Ramon on Monday, October 19.  The RCS Community came together to receive an update from Assistant Superintendent of Instruction/Middle ...







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Jason Hendren

Position: Middle School Teacher College(s): University of the Pacific Degrees/Certifications: Financial Management Email: JasonHendren@rcs.edu   What is/are your role(s) at ...


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Jason Hendren

Position: Middle School Teacher College(s): University of the Pacific Degrees/Certifications: Financial Management Email: JasonHendren@rcs.edu   What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools? I teach Math 6 and Algebra I. What do you love about your role(s) at ...


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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 ...


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 ...


Sara Perry

Position: Elementary School Teacher College(s): Biola University  Degrees/Certifications: ...


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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 ...


September 12 – September 23

Click Here for the Redwood Christian Schools Eagle Update September 12 - September 23 In this ...


Bay Area Parent Magazine Recognizes Redwood Christian Schools as the “Best of the Bay 2017”

      Nearly 12,000 readers logged on to Bay Area Parent Magazine’s ...


Introducing the New Vice Principal at RCE, Miss Sinisi

A Q&A With The New Redwood Christian Elementary Vice Principal What attracted you to move from ...


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April 19 – April 30

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: In 2 Timothy ...


February 15th – February 26th

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: Matt. 7:12: “So ...


February 1st – February 12th

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: Matthew 7:12 is ...


December 7th – December 18th

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: King David wrote ...


Eagle Update 11/30 Private School News

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: Psalm 63:1 ...


Eagle Update Redwood Christian Schools 10/27

Click on Banner Above for PDF Version of the Eagle Update Devotional Thought: The alarm clock ...


News & Views August 2016

Redwood Christian Private School News, Views, and Photos from RCHS Class of 2016 Click the image ...


“Discover What’s New at RCS” at the 2016 Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade!

Come Out for a Castro Valley and Redwood Christian Schools Tradition Support Redwood Christian ...


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RCS School Events May 9 Preview

Greetings! As the school year marches to its conclusion, we are going to have many opportunities ...


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Christian Schools Preview Week of May 2

Greetings! Our 8th graders left for their historical study tour of Washington D.C. at ~4am ...


Redwood Christian Schools Upcoming Events April 11-17

Greetings! Have you heard? Sunday, April 10, 2016 is the annual Festival of Fine Arts.  Come out ...


Previewing the Week of April 4 – April 10

Greetings! Welcome back to school!  I hope that you and your child(ren) had a restful break and ...


Week of February 29 at Redwood Christian Schools

Greetings! We have a quick, 3 day school week ahead of us. Redwood Chapel is hosting the Bay Area ...


Kaitlin Suchanek wins Rotary Area Speech Meet for Redwood Christian Schools

On February 16, 2016, Kaitlin Suchanek, a senior at Redwood Christian High School, won the Area ...


Previewing the Week of February 15 – Redwood Christian Schools

Greetings! Next week on the Elementary and MSHS campuses, there will be several opportunities ...


Recapping Another Successful Redwood Christian Schools Appreciation Dinner

RAD (Redwood Appreciation Dinner) was a tremendous success again this year. An outstanding ...


Previewing the Week of February 8 – Redwood Christian School

Greetings! When a group of Redwood Christian High School students were asked to complete a ...


Assoc. of Christian Schools Int. Donates to Middletown Christian School Wildfire Victims

Redwood Christian Schools and ACSI Present Donation to Fire Victims Redwood Superintendent Bruce ...


Previewing the Week of February 1 at Redwood Christian Schools

Greetings! Can you believe it? We are already nearing the middle of our third quarter. Now is the ...


Previewing the Week of January 25

Greetings! The week of January 25 is a big one for the RCS family! National School Choice Week ...


Previewing the Week of January 11

Greetings! I trust that your family has had a smooth transition back into school after Christmas ...


Previewing the Week of December 7

Greetings! One of the true great blessings of being part of the Redwood Christian Schools ...


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2015 Annual Dinner was a hit!

Redwood Christian Schools Celebrates with 46th Annual Dinner The Redwood Christian Schools ...