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The Reasoning Behind Heterogeneous Classes

The Reasoning Behind Heterogeneous Classes

December 20, 2018

Rather than having the choice between an advanced course and a mainstream one, some Woodside students are only given one option regardless of their academic abilities, raising questions about the importance...

Tutorial Returns In the Most Exciting Way

Tutorial Returns In the Most Exciting Way

December 14, 2018

Woodside High School piloted a new schedule from October 22 to November 2, introducing a thirty-five minute tutorial period to replace SSR. “[Tutorial] started three or four years ago with a collab…...

GSA Aims to Eliminate Gendered Graduation Robes

GSA Aims to Eliminate Gendered Graduation Robes

December 6, 2018

Just before Woodside’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) meeting, Woodside senior Zeejai Leonard borrows a bathroom key from English teacher Tony Mueller. Students who want to use a gender-neutral...

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Woodside Gives Back During the Holiday Season
Redwood City School District Says Goodbye to Four Schools

Redwood City School District Says Goodbye to Four Schools

The Redwood City School District has made a decision to close down four schools—Fair Oaks, Adelante, Hawes, and Orion—due...

Tenth Annual Build-A-Basket Provides Donated Items for Homeless Families

Tenth Annual Build-A-Basket Provides Donated Items for Homeless Families

Families gathered at the Elks Lodge to prepare hundreds of gift bags for the Bay Area's homeless community during LifeMoves's...

Redwood City Parade Was Not to Be Rained On

Redwood City Parade Was Not to Be Rained On

Redwood City’s annual Holiday Parade welcomed the holiday season last Saturday despite the rain. On the first Saturday of...

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Ariana Grande, Thank U Next
Metro Boomin or Metro Beethoven?

Metro Boomin or Metro Beethoven?

December 13, 2018

Renowned producer Metro Boomin dropped Not All Heroes Wear Capes, his sixth album, and was met with criticism as well as absolute love. On November...

New Lion King Starts Speculations

New Lion King Starts Speculations

December 13, 2018

Shawn Mendes Opens Up About His Sexuality

Shawn Mendes Opens Up About His Sexuality

December 12, 2018

Popular artist Shawn Mendes recently opened up about his sexuality in an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, denying rumors that he is gay. The interview...

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Global Warming: The multitude of effects in 2018
Eric Bauman Resigns After a Wave of Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Eric Bauman Resigns After a Wave of Sexual Misconduct Accusations

December 20, 2018

California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman has resigned after multiple accusations regarding sexual misconduct on several occasions. Bauman resigned on November 22nd, shortly after the Los...

Migrant Caravan Gassed at Border Crossing

Migrant Caravan Gassed at Border Crossing

December 18, 2018

The United States Border Patrol tear-gassed a migrant caravan of several thousand on the United States-Mexico border in an attempt to stop them from crossing the border, on November 26. On Monday, November...

Harvard Lawsuit Poses a New Threat to Affirmative Action

Harvard Lawsuit Poses a New Threat to Affirmative Action

December 7, 2018

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Soccer Slump
Woodside Varsity Basketball Are Ready For A Successful Season

Woodside Varsity Basketball Are Ready For A Successful Season

December 6, 2018

Woodside Boys’ Varsity Basketball players and coaching staff look to turn a successful offseason into successful season. After a long offseason of dedication and preparation, Woodside Varsity...

Cross-Country Conquers at CCS

Cross-Country Conquers at CCS

December 4, 2018

Woodside’s Varsity Cross-Country Team ended the season with one runner going to state, two runners earning medals at the championship meet, and both the boys and girls varsity teams in the top ten in...

Winter Sports Bring Stress for Woodside Student-Athletes

Winter Sports Bring Stress for Woodside Student-Athletes

November 28, 2018

Finals are just around the corner and with winter sports starting up, student-athletes are stressed out. At Woodside, students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) to participate in sports....

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HIV, Not Anymore
Violent Earthquake Affects Alaska

Violent Earthquake Affects Alaska

December 19, 2018

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Alaska on November 30, causing 230 smaller earthquakes and a tsunami warning. On Friday, November 30 at 9:29 in Anchorage, Alaska, a 7.0 earthquake shook the area so hard...

International Space Station Gains New Robot Crew Member

International Space Station Gains New Robot Crew Member

December 19, 2018

The Crew Interactive Mobile Companion (CIMON) was sent up to the International Space Station, an addition that should improve morale in space. The “flying smart sphere” will be able to move throughout...

Tenth Annual Build-A-Basket Provides Donated Items for Homeless Families

Tenth Annual Build-A-Basket Provides Donated Items for Homeless Families

December 15, 2018

Families gathered at the Elks Lodge to prepare hundreds of gift bags for the Bay Area's homeless community during LifeMoves's 10th Annual Build-A-Basket on December 15. LifeMoves, a local organization,...

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The Voice of the Wildcats
The Voice of the Wildcats