The Voice of the Wildcats

The Paw Print

The Voice of the Wildcats

The Paw Print

The Voice of the Wildcats

The Paw Print

The song cover of 199 Records first song, Sound of a Hurricane, stars main artist and Woodside senior Ayla Defouw.

Woodside launches student record label

Patrick Van Hoven, Managing Editor May 31, 2024

Students in Woodside’s Music Production Club are launching a student music label, enabling students to produce and release music in a more official capacity.  Since January, a team of Woodside students...

Seven Woodside students were rewarded with Sequoia Award scholarships for volunteering in their communities.

Seven seniors win Sequoia Award Scholarships

Patrick Van Hoven, Managing Editor May 31, 2024

This April, seven Woodside seniors won scholarships from the prestigious local Sequoia Awards.  The Sequoia Awards, established in 1990, is “dedicated to honoring volunteerism in Redwood City”...

Meet Woodsides class officers (consisting of president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer) for the 2024 -2025 school year.

Meet Woodside’s 2024-2025 Student Officers

Nathan Chen, Beat Editor May 24, 2024

Woodside’s new leadership student body has been officially nominated and is ready to get to work next year. Leadership roles are made up of the president, vice president, treasurer and secretary....

Woodside High School Digital Photo students photographs of street graffiti in San Francisco.

Is it graffiti or vandalism?

Hollin White, Beat Editor/Social Media Manager May 8, 2024

To some people, graffiti is vandalism, but to others, a form of art. This distinction often comes down to the viewer's perspective. The dictionary definition for graffiti is “writing or drawings scribbled,...

Many students wonder how theyre going to pay for college after graduation. There are many scholarships available that can help these students.

College can be expensive but scholarships can help

Nathan Chen, Beat Editor May 8, 2024

At the same time seniors are applying to college, they are also applying for scholarships to receive financial support as they prepare to go to college. Scholarships are a form of financial assistance...

Woodside has three college and career counselors to help students when applying for financial aid or college.

FAFSA’s revamped system has caused more problems than solutions

Kailyn Holty, Editor in Chief May 1, 2024

For many seniors, spring is quantified by the nervous checking of emails and mailboxes for the magical “Congratulations” scrawled across their college acceptance letters. Yet, the real fear for many...

A stylized illustration of how electricity sparks between two wires.

Zapping the rumors

Chloe De Leon, Multimedia/Online Editor April 30, 2024

Students, teachers, and parents have advocated the inclusion of Advanced Placement (AP) Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism (E&M) to help students further their interests in physical science. According...

Patience and communication are some of the best qualities students have noted in making a good teacher.

Students explain the qualities of a good teacher

Samantha Marquez, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

In a learning environment, it's important to have a teacher who can support students well. Listening to students makes them feel like their ideas are acknowledged and know they’re heard. This helps...

In addition to the many clubs on campus, other opportunities to get involved include Woodside’s Academies, community service, sports, and performing arts.

“Getting involved” is important for college

Luisa Gapastione, Beat Editor March 4, 2024

High school is full of opportunities for students to branch out and learn more about who they are and what they’re interested in. Clubs, community service, student government, and sports are just...

While watching a lesson, students often become distracted by their phones.

The dubious distraction plaguing classrooms

Chloe De Leon, Multimedia/Online Editor February 29, 2024

A teenager’s phone can buzz hundreds of times in a day while teachers innovate strategies to keep students engaged in class and off of their cell phones. Different teachers take different approaches...

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