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High Heat Start of School Leads to Student Discomfort

High Heat Start of School Leads to Student Discomfort

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.

“The Log” Rolls Over Woodside Wildcats

“The Log” Rolls Over Woodside Wildcats

Tessa Bertine, Local News Editor

September 10, 2019

Woodside and Sequoia High School started off their 2019 football seasons with the most exhilarating game of the year. The two rival schools compete annually for “The Log,” a trophy the winning school gets to keep until the rematch. This year Sequoia won the game 40 to 20, winning the log, but Woodside students were still proud of their team.

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

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.

New Instagram Account @weedsidetea Raises Questions About Cyberbullying

New Instagram Account @weedsidetea Raises Questions About Cyberbullying

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

June 3, 2019

Following the ownership change of the popular Instagram account @wwoodsidememes, which features memes about Woodside High School, a new account known as @weedsidetea has surfaced to compete for followers.

Woodside Jazz Band Leaps Into the New Year

Woodside Jazz Band Leaps Into the New Year

Cienna Cattaneo, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Woodside High School's Jazz Band participated in a competition in Los Angeles, California and came back with several awards.

Traffic Light Outages Cause Traffic Problems

Traffic Light Outages Cause Traffic Problems

Jack Freeman, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Streetlights on Redwood City's major streets have posed a problem for commuters over the past two weeks. Some of the significant intersections, like Alameda De Las Pulgas, have street lights that have been out almost at random.

Derogatory Language in the Liberal Bay Area

Derogatory Language in the Liberal Bay Area

Sam Brook, Managing and Campus Editor

May 7, 2019

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

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

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.

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