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The SAT and ACT are just two of the many standardized tests high school students take in order to make a competitive application to college.

The SAT/ACT systematically hurts less-privileged students, so why is it still around?

Amelie de Leon, Co-Editor in Chief January 10, 2022

American colleges abolishing the SAT/ACT as a factor considered in admissions would only help students, particularly in addressing the systemic inequalities of the college admissions process. The COVID-19...

Despite LGBTQ representation on television rising in past years, there is still much to be done to improve representation.

A Look Into LGBTQ Representation in Television

Amelie de Leon, Co-Editor in Chief October 20, 2021

In recent years, LGBTQ representation on television has gone up in numbers, but many in the LGBTQ community feel that this is only a small step forward when it comes to LGBT representation on television. GLAAD’s...

Big changes to Woodsides 2021 Homecoming were announced this afternoon.

BREAKING: Homecoming 2021 Postponed

Amelie de Leon and Emma Montalbano October 20, 2021

Woodside’s 2021 Homecoming Dance will be tentatively postponed to Saturday, November 6 due to the forecasted rain. The dance, originally planned for Saturday, November 23, must be held outdoors in...

Chinese Club meetings are held every other Thursday in B-18.

Celebrate Chinese Culture With Woodside’s Newly Formed Chinese Club!

Amelie de Leon, Co-Editor in Chief September 29, 2021

The newly formed Chinese Club meets every other Thursday in B-18 to explore Chinese culture, food, and entertainment. The club was formed this year by a group of sophomores, along with the help of Ms....

After Woodside’s 2020 spring musical was cancelled, and the fall 2020 and spring 2021 musicals were done virtually, Woodside will put on a live, in-person performance this November.

Woodside’s Return to the Live Stage

Amelie de Leon, Co-Editor in Chief September 27, 2021

The Woodside High School drama program is preparing to put on its first live, in-person play since November of 2019, a big deal for all of the actors, tech crew members, and production team involved in...

New Teacher Profile: Meet Ms. Xu

Tessa Niu, Guest Contributor September 13, 2021

Transcript: Tessa: Welcome. I'm Woodside student Tessa Niu and you're listening to the Paw’dcast. Today I'm getting to know the new Mandarin teacher, Miss Xu or 徐老师 (Xu Lao Shi). Hope you...

Social media apps such as Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok are now popular news sources for teens.

The Changing Way Teens Get Their News

Amelie de Leon, Co-Editor in Chief September 13, 2021

The emerging dominance of social media in the lives of teens is creating a shift in the way that many people, especially teens, consume news.  A study by the University of Oxford found that traditional...

Some of the books that are required reading in english classes for Woodside students.

The Dilemma of Required Reading

Amelie de Leon, World News Editor June 3, 2021

Every high school student is familiar with required reading, yet the opinion of the common high school experience varies widely among students. The Paw Print reached out to Woodside students to look into...

The Redwood City Library has had to adjust operations during the pandemic, but is planning to reopen soon.

A Look At Our Local Libraries During the Pandemic

Amelie de Leon and Charlie Sullivan May 26, 2021

Many local businesses were forced to shut down in order to slow the spread of COVID-19; among these businesses were our local libraries. We reached out to local library employees as well as members...

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