The Paw Print

1… 2… 3… Dodgeball!

1… 2… 3… Dodgeball!

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Sports, Top Stories

Woodside High School hosted its second dodgeball tournament of 2018 this Thursday and Friday. Woodside students and faculty flocked to the new gym to watch the ultimate test of skill, athleticism, and strategy in one of the most anticipated lunchtime activities of the year: dodgeball. The tournam...

Powder Puff 2018: The Seniors Rule the Field

Powder Puff 2018: The Seniors Rule the Field

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

This year's Powder Puff game proved to be a major success for the class of 2018, who won over the Juniors and Sophomores 26-0. The team was led by Gerard DeZutti and Weston Bourgeois, two Woodside High School football players and seniors. Senior player Natalie Murillo says, "it was cool to have them...

Woodside Wins Big at 2018 BUILD Buisness Plan Competition

Woodside Wins Big at 2018 BUILD Buisness Plan Competition

Aaron Raubvogel and Photos by Joe Balsama

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

WOODSIDE, CA -- After eight months of hard work, 16 companies of four to six freshmen from Woodside, Sequoia, and the East Palo Alto Academy shuffled into the Old Gym on Friday for their last BUILD event of the year, The BUILD Business Plan Competition. BUILD is an entrepreneurial program for low...

Fundraising Friday A Success

Fundraising Friday A Success

Kenna Beban and Isabella Williams, Opinion and Online Editors

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local News, Top Stories

Last Friday, Woodside raised money for its clubs and organization through the highly-anticipated Fundraising Friday, where students sold food at lunch. Woodside High School student organizations set up tables on the I-Wing lawn to sell food for students at lunch. The Bring Change to Mind Club, the A...

Are Schools Putting Enough Focus on Student’s Mental Health?

Are Schools Putting Enough Focus on Student’s Mental Health?

Leila Taherian, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories, Woodside

In light of recent mass shootings, school mental wellness professionals worry that schools are not adequately supporting students’ mental health. While Woodside High School counselors acknowledge that they are providing enough support to Wildcats, they worry that this is not the norm. “Mental...

Profiles of the Prom Court Winners

Profiles of the Prom Court Winners

Emma Chiu, Local News Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Nicola Recker - Prom Princess Junior Nicola Recker was surprised yet gratified to be elected Prom Princess.  “I didn’t expect to win,” Recker commented. “I honestly didn’t know who was going to win and didn’t care if I won or not.  [Prom] was just fun.” Although she valued the prom experien...

Gala of the Gods: Woodside Prom 2018

Gala of the Gods: Woodside Prom 2018

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

On April 21st, approximately 550 juniors and seniors came together in San Francisco at the Regency Ballroom to celebrate the 2018 prom. The dance theme was "Gala of the Gods" and the leadership team delivered. The ballroom had accents of gold and white, with added fake ivy vines. Junior Ryan Mithen...

Semi-Annual Blood Drive Allows Students to Save Lives

Semi-Annual Blood Drive Allows Students to Save Lives

Isabella Williams, Online Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Woodside High School students held their semi-annual blood drive with the Red Cross today. Students who participated had the chance to save three lives with their donated pint of blood. The Blood Drive was held today from 8:30 to 12:30. Students were delivered passes to leave class for their donatio...

Woodside Meets France

Woodside Meets France

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

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...

Issues with Promposals

Issues with Promposals

Kianna Koeppen, LETH Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, Top Stories

Promposals have received much more attention lately for the issues they present towards females. Promposals are a method of asking someone to prom in a public. They are often flashy and usually involve posters and balloons that make it obvious to onlookers as to what is going on, attracting attention t...

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