The Paw Print

North Star Academy Holds First Redwood City School District Climate Strike

North Star Academy Holds First Redwood City School District Climate Strike

Taila Lee, Emma Chiu, Sam Brook, and Chloe Postlewaite

February 2, 2020

More than 150 students at North Star Academy, a third through eighth grade school in Redwood City, walked out of class to raise awareness about climate change and demand climate action on Friday, January 31.

Clases de Colocación Avanzada: Los Segregadores no Intencionales

Clases de Colocación Avanzada: Los Segregadores no Intencionales

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

January 31, 2020

Las clases de colocación avanzada tienden a atraer los estudiantes caucásicos, los angloparlantes nativos y los de mayores niveles de ingresos.

TikTok: The Epitome of Gen Z

TikTok: The Epitome of Gen Z

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

December 22, 2019

Reporter Taila Lee explores the app TikTok's sudden popularity and the evolution of social media.

“Isn’t It Just Soap?”: Gender Stereotypes in Marketing

“Isn’t It Just Soap?”: Gender Stereotypes in Marketing

Claire Manuel, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 21, 2019

Earplugs, pens, soap, tape, and razors: what do these products have in common? Many are commonly marketed separately towards men and women.

A Trip to the Circus

A Trip to the Circus

Cedrik von Briel, Health, Lifestyle, and Technology Editor

December 19, 2019

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

Guns, Schools, and Activism

Guns, Schools, and Activism

Isabella Calcagno, Politics Editor

December 16, 2019

On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old Joaquin Oliver walked to class with a bouquet of flowers and a plan for a date with his girlfriend to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Later that day, Oliver was shot in the hallway outside his creative writing class. He and 16 others died that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Florida.

National Period Day Raises Awareness For Period Poverty

National Period Day Raises Awareness For Period Poverty

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

November 6, 2019

People across the United States celebrated National Period Day on Saturday, October 19, organizing rallies in all 50 states to raise awareness for period poverty and to petition for increased accessibility to menstrual products.

Photo essay: 13 birds for the 3 billion lost

Photo essay: 13 birds for the 3 billion lost

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

October 18, 2019

A startling report recently published by the Cornell lab of Ornithology states that North America has lost about 2.9 individual birds of many different species since 1970; that’s just over one in four individual birds lost. Here is just a sample of some of the many bird families that were featured in the study:

Disney Introduces First LGBTQ+ Character

Disney Introduces First LGBTQ+ Character

Claire Manuel, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2019

Disney has just announced that they are going to give their female character, Valkyrie, a female love interest in the next Thor movie.

Woodside Alum and NFL Star Launches Film Production Company

Woodside Alum and NFL Star Launches Film Production Company

Emma Montalbano, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Julian Edelman, National Football League (NFL) star and former Woodside student, and Assaf Swissa, award-winning creative director, recently launched the new production company Coast Productions.

The Voice of the Wildcats
Best of SNO