History of Oreos

Kenna Beban, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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History of Oreos!!!

Can Woodside securely block Instagram from students?

Can Woodside securely block Instagram from students?

Christian Touhey, Video Editor

March 7, 2017


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At Woodside High School, constant cell phone use amongst students has prompted administration to ban Instagram and Snapchat from the school WiFi. However, their attempt to block the services may not be as secure as they hoped. Student reactions to the restricted access were bitter and upsetting, as S...

J-Wing Construction Updates

J-Wing Construction Updates

Aaron Raubvogel, Online/Social Media Editor

March 7, 2017


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Woodside’s new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or STEM building is coming to life as the August 2017 opening date draws near. The new building will have several new classrooms, such as a chemistry and engineering lab, along with several other traditional classrooms. Jill Bau...

What Woodside can learn from Finland’s Education System

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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Woodside High School students wait anxiously for the bell while their math and science classes drag on, while in Finland students are relaxed as they learn about topics such as climate change. With minimal homework, and encouraged play time, Finland is ranked sixth in the world for math and science a...

Senioritis Hits Class of 2017

Sarah Preston and Olivia Dumas

March 7, 2017


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Woodside High School seniors have been struck by a deadly disease. Attendance, effort, and the overall mood of the class of 2017 is dropping quickly due to this crippling epidemic. Senioritis is preventing seniors across the Woodside campus to finish the second semester. Senior, Erica Johnson, seems to ...

Where did Snapchat and Instagram Go?

Stefan Sujansky, Politics Editor

March 7, 2017


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WOODSIDE, CA- Woodside students stared hard at their phones’ loading bars, unable to comprehend why their devices wouldn’t let them check their Snapchat or Instagram accounts. Eventually, either through teacher or rumor, the the news spread to them that the terms of the school wifi had been cha...

The Pulsera Project

Hope Farrar, Guest Writer

February 15, 2017


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For two weeks in February and March, Woodside’s Spanish Club will be selling pulseras (bracelets) handmade by artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala to support Latin American communities and empower artists in these developing countries. Through the Pulsera Project’s “Color the World” initiative,...

#BoycottStarbucks

#BoycottStarbucks

Travis Moss, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Trump supporters made #BoycottStarbucks a top Twitter trend on Twitter after the CEO  of Starbucks said that they would continue to hire refugees. However, according to the local Starbucks on Woodside Road, the Trump train’s troublesome tweets appeared to have backfired and customers continued ...

Larissa MacFarquhar: The In-Depth Writer

Stefan Sujansky, Political Editor

February 3, 2017


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On Tuesday, the Woodside World staff had the honor of receiving Larissa MacFarquhar, a staff writer for the New Yorker, where she has authored dozens of articles, including Building a Prison to School Pipeline and Learning Trump Won, In West Virginia. As a writer for a magazine and not a daily newspaper, MacFarquha...

Larissa Macfarquhar Teaches Valuable Lesson

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017


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This past week, a journalist named Larissa Macfarquhar from the renowned magazine, The New Yorker, gave a lecture to the journalism class at Woodside High School. Larissa has worked at The New Yorker since 1998, filling her position as a staff writer ever since.  She has conducted interviews with all ...