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Fundraising Friday A Success

Fundraising Friday A Success

Kenna Beban and Isabella Williams, Opinion and Online Editors

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local News, Top Stories

Last Friday, Woodside raised money for its clubs and organization through the highly-anticipated Fundraising Friday, where students sold food at lunch. Woodside High School student organizations set up tables on the I-Wing lawn to sell food for students at lunch. The Bring Change to Mind Club...

Are Schools Putting Enough Focus on Student’s Mental Health?

Are Schools Putting Enough Focus on Student’s Mental Health?

Leila Taherian, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories, Woodside

In light of recent mass shootings, school mental wellness professionals worry that schools are not adequately supporting students’ mental health. While Woodside High School counselors acknowledge that they are providing enough support to Wildcats, they worry that this is not the norm. “Ment...

Profiles of the Prom Court Winners

Profiles of the Prom Court Winners

Emma Chiu, Local News Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Nicola Recker - Prom Princess Junior Nicola Recker was surprised yet gratified to be elected Prom Princess.  “I didn’t expect to win,” Recker commented. “I honestly didn’t know who was going to win and didn’t care if I won or not.  [Prom] was just fun.” Although she valued the pro...

Gala of the Gods: Woodside Prom 2018

Gala of the Gods: Woodside Prom 2018

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

On April 21st, approximately 550 juniors and seniors came together in San Francisco at the Regency Ballroom to celebrate the 2018 prom. The dance theme was "Gala of the Gods" and the leadership team delivered. The ballroom had accents of gold and white, with added fake ivy vines. Junior Ryan Mithen...

Semi-Annual Blood Drive Allows Students to Save Lives

Semi-Annual Blood Drive Allows Students to Save Lives

Isabella Williams, Online Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Woodside High School students held their semi-annual blood drive with the Red Cross today. Students who participated had the chance to save three lives with their donated pint of blood. The Blood Drive was held today from 8:30 to 12:30. Students were delivered passes to leave class for their dona...

Woodside Meets France

Woodside Meets France

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Woodside welcomed eight French exchange students last week on Tuesday, April 17, who will be visiting the Bay Area for two weeks.  The Woodside Paw Print got a chance to talk to two visitors: Marie Vandenhende and Louis Gonzalez. Gonzalez and Vandenhende, who are both sixteen years old, are both surpri...

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


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

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.

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...

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