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Derogatory Language in the Liberal Bay Area

Derogatory Language in the Liberal Bay Area

Sam Brook, Managing and Campus Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, KQED Youth Takeover, Local News

Derogatory language is common in teens' lives, and though its use has decreased, especially in liberal areas such as the Bay Area, high schoolers still face slurs and offensive language in their communities. Students at Woodside are aware of the negative effects of demeaning language and have a plan to stop it.

Advice and Trends from the College Applicants of 2019

Advice and Trends from the College Applicants of 2019

Alex Manuel, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Student Life, Top Stories, Uncategorized

In an especially competetive year of college applications, Woodside students are still getting accepted to prestigious and ivy league universities. Despite how low acceptance rates have dropped compared to the previous years, Woodside has maintained high numbers for the district.

Finishing Line in Sight

Finishing Line in Sight

Emma Hague and Delilah Gemello, Staff Writers

May 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Sports, Top Stories

As the Woodside High School track season is coming to an end, the school celebrated its seniors' last Wednesday with a night dedicated to them, while runners and jumpers are heading off to the Pacific Athletic League (PAL) championship and varsity trials.

Looking Back: Woodside 50 Years Ago

Looking Back: Woodside 50 Years Ago

Jack Freeman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

With the 50th anniversary of the graduating class of 1969 happening this year, it’s time to look back.

Woodside Prepares for AP Tests

Woodside Prepares for AP Tests

Anna Harshman, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, Local News, Top Stories

Woodside High School students are in the midst of preparing for advanced placement (AP) tests which will take place throughout the month of May, raising discussions about the purpose, as well as the impact, of these classes.

Woodside’s Got Culture

Woodside’s Got Culture

Chelly Cerrillo, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Woodside High School held a cultural rally on April 10 to inform students of the school’s different cultures.

Fundraising Friday 2019

Fundraising Friday 2019

Chloe Postlewaite, Design/Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The Parking Lot Dilemma

The Parking Lot Dilemma

Joseph King, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Recently, students have complained regarding the large amount of vehicles parked in the lot, with many resorting to parking illegally.

The Effects of How We View the LGBTQ+ Community

The Effects of How We View the LGBTQ+ Community

Dominic DeVitis, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, KQED Youth Takeover, Multimedia, Top Stories

Many people in the LGBTQ+ community feel that they are viewed differently because of their sexuality.

The Pressures Surrounding Advanced Placement Classes

The Pressures Surrounding Advanced Placement Classes

Cody Bowers, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, KQED Youth Takeover, Multimedia, Top Stories

Many high schoolers feel an obligation to take mentally demanding and challenging classes, such as Advanced Placement (AP) or college prep classes, even if they have no desire to pursue the subject of classes they are taking. Also, some high schoolers will take advanced classes even if they are ill-prepared for the course.

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