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Time Wasted on College Preparations

Kira Newman, Photo Editor

November 1, 2016


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WOODSIDE HIGH SCHOOL- With seniors choosing between college visits and class time, the missed class time is a necessary evil causing teacher to feel both frustration and excitement. “It’s not like kids are missing class and doing something bad. I think that I must feel differently than some of...

Getting Into College Can Be Easy

Getting Into College Can Be Easy

Nick Fischer, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2016


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The Woodside High School College and Career Center is a pivotal resource offered to all grades. It’s application season for seniors at Woodside High School with many application due dates right around the corner. Fortunately, Woodside provides its students with a facility that has the ability to...

Freshman Transition: Beneficial or Just a Waste of Time?

Freshman Transition: Beneficial or Just a Waste of Time?

Aaron Raubvogel, Online/Social Media Editor

October 3, 2016


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As Woodside’s largest freshman class rolls into the new school year, a sizable group of peer leader volunteers help freshmen transition into high school. Freshman Transition is a program in which upperclassmen volunteers go into freshmen Life Skills classrooms once a month to acclimate freshme...

Obesity in High School Students

Obesity in High School Students

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


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The health of high school students is steadily declining, as well as the physical activity in California largely due to the amount of cell phone usage. The obesity rates have increased four percent in teenagers in the last 10 years according to The State of Obesity project. In California, the rate of ...

Change Has Struck The Big Read

Change Has Struck The Big Read

Olivia Dumas, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016


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Woodside’s administration has taken a  more creative approach for summer reading. Instead of the usual book discussion, Woodside created a new way for students to demonstrate the 8 Conditions of Student Success, while also promoting literacy. Students were able to pick writing journal entries...

Drought Doubters and the Disparity of Conservation

Drought Doubters and the Disparity of Conservation

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


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As the California drought continues, people are taking advantage of the small amount of water available in the Bay Area. California is currently in the fifth year of its worst drought in over a century, according to the West Wide Drought Tracker. Similar to the debate around climate change, this sci...

A.P. Courses: Are They Worth It?

A.P. Courses: Are They Worth It?

Christian Touhey, Video Editor

September 14, 2016


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With A.P. courses becoming more popular, students are questioning the effect of these rigorous classes. Increased difficulty for acceptance to prestigious colleges has students searching for the best path to take for their future. The A.P. program has been accepted by a majority of high schools as an option for s...

Is Open Campus at Woodside High School Possible?

Is Open Campus at Woodside High School Possible?

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

September 14, 2016


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The fiery debate of whether an open campus policy should be allowed at Woodside has struck the students and staff once again as another daunting school year begins.   In addition to the arguable pros of an open campus, there are a multitude of cons that come with the policy. Open campus policies ar...

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