The Paw Print

Students and teachers rally for change in the quad

We! Want! Change!

Maggie Mein, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

The force of political, social, and interpersonal conflict weighs heavy on the shoulders of today’s teens.  Over the course of the 2022 year, crucially memorable historical events occurred. During...

The author and her younger brother happily prepare dishes for their Thanksgiving dinner.

A look at different Thanksgiving celebrations this year

Chloe De Leon, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

Celebrations among families during American Thanksgiving have grown further apart in terms of how they celebrate, but have ultimately still provided a time when people can find a sense of gratitude. Modern...

Red Door’s first room in the “Confinement” series offers a variety of clues… can you spot them?

Opinion: “Red Door Escape Room” captures the terror of customers… all within one room

Maggie Mein, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

San Mateo's “Red Door” Escape Room induces fear into customers with the turn of a key and a few clues to find a way out. An escape room is an interactive outside-of-the-box thinking activity in...

Read Beartown as a way to reflect on some of our societys values.

“Beartown” reflects on the views of society

Jaiedenn Dolan, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

With the increase of interest regarding mental health, readers should invest a little of their time to read “Beartown” by Fredrick Backman, as it goes into numerous topics addressing the effect people...

The Silence of the Lambs made $272.7 million in the box office.

Classic Halloween movies: The Silence of the Lambs

Logan Marrow, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

“The Silence of the Lambs” is one of the most famous psychological thrillers of all time, and for good reason.  The film’s classic antagonist, Hannibal Lecter, is one of the most famous horror...

Jordan Peeles third horror film made $44 million alone, in its opening week at the box office.

Is the movie “Nope” worth the hype?

Logan Marrow, Staff Writer September 24, 2022

Jordan Peele’s 2022 Sci-fi Thriller has gotten a lot of acclaim and attention, is it justified?  The critically acclaimed film “Nope” proved popular among students due to the unique spin it had...

Heartstopper, based on a graphic novel series, became available on Netflix on April 22, 2022.

“Heartstopper” becomes an iconic show among LGBTQ+ students

Winnie Einhorn, Staff Writer June 14, 2022

Netflix’s much-anticipated TV show “Heartstopper” finally made its debut on April 22, stealing the hearts of students searching for accurate, positive, and wholesome queer representation. Regardless...

Country flags that portray the growing diversity in our society

When appreciation of another culture becomes obsessive

Kaitlyn Chen, Culture Editor June 13, 2022

British Influencer Oli London got plastic surgery to look like a BTS member and came out as “trans-racial” or “trans-Korean”. In our diverse world, we see people respecting other cultures and expanding...

A collection of beach reads in a variety of genres for this summer!

Top 5 beach reads for this summer!

Mia Hua, Politics Editor May 24, 2022

As school comes to an end, the temperatures rise, and responsibilities fly out the window, the perfect beach read awaits its readers.  The summertime gives stressed out students a respite from the frantic...

Student holds phone scrolling through social media.

Students struggle with the impacts of social media

Jessica Lin and Sofia Kalberer May 17, 2022

Jessica Lin: I’m Jessica Lin. Sofia Kalberer: I’m Sofia Kalberer.   Together: This is the Woodside Paw Print.  Jessica Lin: As social media has become more popular it’s subconsciously...

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