The Paw Print

We Asked For A Concert, She Gave Us A Show

Swift amazed her audience with a full screen as her backdrop, allowing for several optical allusions throughout the show.

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

May 13, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, pop star Taylor Swift started the her Reputation Stadium Tour in Glendale, Arizona, and three days later, came to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for her second and third tour performances. Swift presented her sixth album with a bang, and with about eight costume changes, six decorated...

NBA vs. NHL Playoffs

A Sharks fan after witnessing the elimination of the Sharks from the  NHL playoffs.

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

May 8, 2018

 As the playoffs of both the NBA and NHL continue, Woodside High School students have contrasting opinions on the overlapping sports of basketball and hockey.  In the middle of the second round of the NBA playoffs, the Golden State Warriors please their fans with a 3-1 lead over the New Orleans Pelicans. ...

Woodside Meets France

French exchange student Ben is excited to explore the Bay Area.

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 24, 2018

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...

HQ vs. IQ

Student Samantha Raubvogel gets ready to play a game of HQ.

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 3, 2018

The live trivia game show HQ Trivia is rising in popularity, appealing to players because of monetary prizes-- assuming they make it through all twelve questions. Vine creators Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll released HQ Trivia on the iOS App Store in August 2017, and, according to Google Trends, it grew ...

Walkout at Woodside

Students protest gun violence during the #ENOUGH Walkout.

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

March 14, 2018

Woodside administered a school walkout on March 14 to honor victims of gun violence and to protest the United States’ controversial gun laws. Many students took the chance to use their voice and speak up for their opinions. In reaction to the Parkland Shooting on February 14, students across the...

Artisanal vs. Commercial: The Coffee Debate

Artisanal vs. Commercial: The Coffee Debate

Holly Rusch and Sara Raubvogel

February 28, 2018

Mass-produced coffee chains and smaller, more artisanal stores have come to a head in a popular SF locale: the ferry building. Starbucks, a popular chain, has a location directly across from Blue Bottle coffee, a smaller and more selective shop inside the ferry building itself. Hazel Marie, ...

Many Bothered by BMI

Many Bothered by BMI

Chloe Postlewaite and Sara Raubvogel

February 18, 2018

Despite being a mandatory assessment in California schools since 2001, the BMI fitness test still sparks controversy among students. Adolphe Quetelet, a Belgian mathematician, created the Body Mass Index (BMI) in 1832.  Today, twenty-one states, including California, require the BMI. Schools use it both...

Freshman Opinions on Clubs at Woodside

 Video production student captures important moments of the Unity project, bringing Woodside together through video and student activities.

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

February 5, 2018

Woodside’s large, thriving community of clubs serves a wide variety of student interests and can be a resource for freshmen to ease their transition to high school. While some freshmen see clubs as a way to  bond with their peers and gain access to  different opportunities, others have a contrasting v...

Harvey Weinstein: One of Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Offenders

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Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

November 2, 2017

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment scandal brought intense societal criticism of Hollywood. On October 5, The New York Times reported that several actresses who previously worked with Weinstein, including Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan, released allegations of sexual harassment against him. Follow...

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