Academy of the Redwoods

Upcoming Important Dates:  2/14: Lincoln’s Birthday - NO SCHOOL  2/17: President’s Day - NO SCHOOL  3/6: End of the Progress Period  3/11: AR Community Meeting in CR Theater from 12pm-1:15pm  3/16-3/20: AR Spring Break - NO SCHOOL   *****Graduation for Class of 2020 5/28 at 5pm CR gymnasium-  Graduates must arrive at 3:30pm for a dress rehearsal*****

September 2019 Student of the Month: Samy Awwad


Samy is the son of Mohd Awwad and Duaa Sarieh. In his free time, Samy loves playing soccer, studying geography, performing mathematics, growing his nonprofit ImmuniGlobal (ImmuniGlobal.org), and learning new things. So far, at AR, he has earned 56 college units. Samy plans on attending a four-year university in the US where he may major in human biology. After college, he envisages founding a healthcare startup, becoming a doctor, or both! Regarding his experience at AR, Samy says, “Academy of the Redwoods is the most welcoming high school one could ask for. The campus is full of diverse, creative, and motivated students who support each other in so many wonderful ways. The faculty continue to inspire me to this very day to become the best person I can truly be. I’m beyond thankful for my four years at this school and look forward to giving back in the future.”

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