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Issues with Promposals

Issues with Promposals

Kianna Koeppen, LETH Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, Top Stories

Promposals have received much more attention lately for the issues they present towards females. Promposals are a method of asking someone to prom in a public. They are often flashy and usually involve posters and balloons that make it obvious to onlookers as to what is going on, attracting attent...

A Look At Next Year’s Student Government Officers

A Look At Next Year’s Student Government Officers

April 6, 2018


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Nora Elhams - Sophomore President Nora Elhams was this year’s Freshman class president, and just got elected for Sophomore class president. “I can connect with my peers to hear what they want changed at our school,” declares Elhams, “We have the power to change whatever the people want to.” She also v...

UPDATED: Princesses, Popularity, and Prom

UPDATED: Princesses, Popularity, and Prom

Emma Chiu, Local News Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local News, Top Stories

Prom court is an integral tradition at Woodside High School, and as prom season approaches once more, Woodside teachers give their take on nominating students.

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CAST Assessment Hits Seniors by Surprise

CAST Assessment Hits Seniors by Surprise

Christian Touhey, Politics Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Seniors across California are taking a science standards test that was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Education following previous waivers for cancellation. For almost two years, California has remained in conflict with the U.S. Department of Education over how the state is administering...

Woodside’s Upcoming Lockdown Drill

Woodside’s Upcoming Lockdown Drill

Leila Taherian, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

On Thursday, April 5th, Woodside High School will have a lockdown/barricade safety drill, in light of the recent shootings. During fourth period, the entire school will participate in the drill, in accordance with the San Mateo County sheriff office. Thursday will have a Wildcat schedule for the day....

HQ vs. IQ

HQ vs. IQ

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Top Stories

The live trivia game show HQ Trivia is rising in popularity, appealing to players because of monetary prizes-- assuming they make it through all twelve questions. Vine creators Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll released HQ Trivia on the iOS App Store in August 2017, and, according to Google Trends, it g...

The Wax Pen Epidemic

The Wax Pen Epidemic

Isabella Williams, Online Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, Top Stories

With weed's accessibility to teens and recent legalization, its technology of consumption has advanced. Sweeping high schools across the country, marijuana THC wax pens are a new way to get high discreetly and on-the-go. Over the last few years, wax pens for drug use have become strikingly popular a...

BUILDing Better Futures

BUILDing Better Futures

Kenna Beban, Opinion Editor

March 28, 2018


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Silicon Valley’s next entrepreneurs had a chance to sell their original products at Woodside’s BUILD Spring Sales Showcase this past Wednesday. The BUILD program provides Woodside freshmen with the opportunity to start their own business, get insight from mentors in the entrepreneuring world...

Ivy League Decision Day

Ivy League Decision Day

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Tomorrow marks the day that the academically gifted students of Woodside dream about their entire lives, Ivy League acceptance day. Some of the most renowned universities such as Harvard, Columbia, Brown, and Dartmouth are part of the prestigious Ivy league school group. All of the Ivy league schools...

CAASPP Test Receives Mixed Reactions From Students

CAASPP Test Receives Mixed Reactions From Students

Travis Moss, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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The CAASP test that began this Thursday went by fairly smoothly for students here at Woodside...for the most part. “The English part will probably end up being the easiest part unfortunately, the performance task coming up on Tuesday sounds kind of  mysterious,” stated junior, Steven Nguyen w...