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How do the Wildcats Feel About Homecoming?

Woodside staff also dressed to show their spirit during a their decades skit at the Homecoming Pep Rally.

Skylie Maher, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

After leadership students spent hours preparing for October’s homecoming week, the reaction of the students varied.

Meet Woodside’s Exchange Students

Aibiike Abdysamatova of Kyrgyzstan, Adam Ajroudi of Tunisia, and Gulnazik Bakhramova of Kyrgyzstan (from left to right) are the three exchange students studying at Woodside this year.

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

October 16, 2019

Three exchange students—Adam Ajroudi from Tunisia, Gulnazik “Gigi” Bakhramova from Kyrgyzstan, and Aibiike Abdysamatova from Kyrgyzstan—are studying at Woodside this school year in hopes of attaining more educational and professional opportunities.

Police Visit Results in Discomfort for Skeptical Students

Sheriffs from San Mateo County stand behind a table with hot chocolate, cookies, and donuts for Woodside Students.

Sam Brook, Managing Editor

October 4, 2019

Four San Mateo County Sheriffs came to visit Woodside high school with cookies and donuts for students arriving to their first and second period classes; the interaction though, has left some students with unsure feelings about having Police officers on campus. Two or more of the Sheriff's cars were parked next to the Performing Arts Center from the time before first period though the start of second period on September 4th. The officers handed out cookies and donut holes while students walked into school.

Advanced Placement Classes Challenge Wildcats

Woodside student Aibiike Abdysamatova works on her homework in the library after school.

Gulnazik Bakhramova, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Some Woodside High School students take three to five advanced placement (AP) classes to increase their grade point averages (GPA) and challenge themselves. 

Free SAT Is Offered to Woodside Seniors For First Time

The College and Career Center has SAT books available for students to borrow.

Tessa Bertine, Campus and Local News Editor

October 2, 2019

For the first year ever, Woodside High School will offer the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) for free on College day, October 16. 

More Than a Screen: Woodside’s College Visits

Visiting colleges such as the University of Washington, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of California, San Diego handed out informational brochures to Woodside students.

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

October 1, 2019

A number of college representatives are coming to visit Woodside, courtesy of the D9 College and Career Center, as college application season begins.

Parking Lot? Parking Not

The ongoing construction in the Woodside parking lot requires the sectioning off of several parking spaces at a time.

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

September 30, 2019

To address the lack of parking spaces in student and staff lots, Woodside High School’s administration has revised the process for obtaining a parking permit for the new school year.

High Heat Start of School Leads to Student Discomfort

A KRON 4 news weather report on August 14th 2019 shows just how hot it was across the bay during the heat spell that rocked the first day of school

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

September 17, 2019

This two-day spell of heat came after scientists announced in early August that July 2019 had been the hottest month ever recorded, knocking July 2016 off the top spot by about a fraction of a degree. Yet, The Redwood city-Woodside area didn’t suffer as much in July as it did in June, with highs reaching around 97 degrees during the first few days of summer break.

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

At Woodside, students of minority races are less likely to take Advanced Placement classes than their white counterparts.

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

June 7, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, Woodside’s profile for 2018 to 2019 reflects a fairly racially diverse student body. The majority of students are either Hispanic (49 percent) or white (40 percent), with Asian American, African American, Pacific Islander, and mixed-race students composing the remaining 11 percent.

Feature: Aryah Seed pursues passion for filmmaking

Feature: Aryah Seed pursues passion for filmmaking

Taila Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Health/Lifestyle/Tech Editor

June 4, 2019

To pursue her passion for filmmaking, junior Aryah Seed will be graduating from Woodside High School with the Class of 2019 in June and attending Columbia College Hollywood in fall 2019 to major in directing.

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