The Paw Print

Cultural Exchange: Learning the Background of Visiting Students from Kyrgyzstan and Tunisia
The Senior Thesis, Stress, and College Apps for Woodside Students

The Senior Thesis, Stress, and College Apps for Woodside Students

December 20, 2019

For as long as many teens can remember, college acceptance has been the single most important thing in their life.

Driving Into the Season of Giving

Driving Into the Season of Giving

December 19, 2019

In honor of the holiday season, Woodside practiced giving back through the food, blood, and candy drives, with many students and faculty members participating. 

A Trip to the Circus

A Trip to the Circus

December 19, 2019

After four weeks in Redwood City, Zoppé Family Circus is back on the move.

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A Night of Theatre
What to Read Over the Holidays

What to Read Over the Holidays

December 12, 2019

Need a new book to read over Winter Break?  Paw Print reporter Emma Chiu surveyed 20 Woodside teachers and staff about their recommendations. Here are their top picks.

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

November 14, 2019

FKA Twigs released her second album "Magdalene" on November 8, 2019, marking her first full-length album since 2014's "LP1." The album features Twigs collaborating with a variety of talented electronic artists across nine songs.

Students’ Take on Insatiable

Students’ Take on Insatiable

November 13, 2019

After a controversial first season, Netflix released a second season for its show Insatiable on October 11.

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Free Press in the Internet Age
To Restore Trust in the Media, We Must Curb Hate

To Restore Trust in the Media, We Must Curb Hate

December 19, 2019

Half of all Americans believe fake news is a crucial problem, ranking it as a more pressing issue than violent crime (49 percent), climate change (46 percent), and racism (40 percent).

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

December 15, 2019

In my time at Woodside, I’ve stopped by my fair share of clubs. So, whenever I walk around campus and see posters advertising even more clubs, I wonder how Woodside’s clubs can coexist in such a competitive club economy.

An Unbelievably Riveting Show

An Unbelievably Riveting Show

October 18, 2019

“You don't sound crazy to me," Karen Duvall, one of the main detectives in a new limited Netflix series, said. "You sound like someone who's been through a trauma and is looking for a way to feel safe again and in control. And, there is nothing crazy about that.”

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Guns, Schools, and Activism
‘SNL’ Returns with New Impressions of the 2020 Political Candidates

‘SNL’ Returns with New Impressions of the 2020 Political Candidates

November 8, 2019

"Saturday Night Live" ("SNL") returned to NBC with impressions of the 2020 political candidates, played by host Woody Harrelson, "SNL" cast members, and a few special guests on September 28.

Mark Zuckerburg Discusses Freedom of Speech in Court Case on Facebook Censorship

Mark Zuckerburg Discusses Freedom of Speech in Court Case on Facebook Censorship

November 8, 2019

Mark Zuckerburg appeared at Georgetown University on Oct. 17, 2019 to defend his policy in a thirty-five-minute talk regarding freedom of speech and the importance of democracy and uncensored expression on Facebook.

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The 49ers and Seahawks Rivalry: A Brief but Exciting History
Woodside Boys Water Polo Caps Off Historic Season

Woodside Boys Water Polo Caps Off Historic Season

December 4, 2019

The Woodside boys water polo team ended its best season in years, after an 8-4 loss to Menlo-Atherton on Wednesday, November 13. 

Giants Name Former Philadelphia Phillies Boss Gabe Kapler as New Manager

Giants Name Former Philadelphia Phillies Boss Gabe Kapler as New Manager

November 13, 2019

The former Philadelphia Phillies boss has already signed a three-year contract, and will become 39th manager in franchise history, and the 17th since the Giant moved to San Francisco from New York

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The Nightmare Before Christmas
How We Can Make the Holidays A Little Happier

How We Can Make the Holidays A Little Happier

December 20, 2019

The most wonderful time of the year is often the most stressful time. Woodside students and staff members shared their experiences with annual holiday stress and the best ways to cope.

Teen Fashion Trends

Teen Fashion Trends

December 18, 2019

As time progresses, styles evolve, trends come and go, and peoples’ clothing preferences change. With this being said, teenagers are faced with the decision of choosing their go-to style. Whether that style is edgy, girly, sporty, retro, or artsy, it helps teens express their personalities. 

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The Voice of the Wildcats
The Voice of the Wildcats