The Paw Print

The Senior Thesis, Stress, and College Apps for Woodside Students

The Senior Thesis, Stress, and College Apps for Woodside Students

Zachariah Brosius, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

For as long as many teens can remember, college acceptance has been the single most important thing in their life.

Driving Into the Season of Giving

Driving Into the Season of Giving

Sam Brook, Manging Editor

December 19, 2019

In honor of the holiday season, Woodside practiced giving back through the food, blood, and candy drives, with many students and faculty members participating. 

A Night of Theatre

A Night of Theatre

Tessa Bertine, Local News Editor

December 16, 2019

The Woodside High School Drama program presented two one-act plays on November 22 and 23. The first play, “The Unbearable Liteness of Being Teen,” was a short piece discussing serious topics that most teens struggle with. The second play, “The Great Nursing Home Escape,” had a much lighter tone and followed a group of elderly people attempting an escape from their assisted-living facility. 

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

December 15, 2019

In my time at Woodside, I’ve stopped by my fair share of clubs. So, whenever I walk around campus and see posters advertising even more clubs, I wonder how Woodside’s clubs can coexist in such a competitive club economy.

Woodside Journalism and Video Students Attend Convention in Washington, D.C.

Woodside Journalism and Video Students Attend Convention in Washington, D.C.

Emma Chiu, Taila Lee, Chloe Postlewaite, Sam Brook, Jack Freeman, Cedrik von Briel, and Gulnazik Bakhramova

December 2, 2019

Seven journalism students and three video students attended a four-day field trip to the Journalism Education Association convention in Washington, D.C.

We, the Students…

We, the Students…

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

November 7, 2019

Woodside’s Student Body Constitution governs a number of school proceedings, yet outside of the leadership classroom, some students remain unaware it exists.

National Bullying Prevention Month Sparks Reflections and Suggestions

National Bullying Prevention Month Sparks Reflections and Suggestions

Sam Brook, Managing Editor

October 21, 2019

Many Woodside students have experienced some form of bullying during their time in school. In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, the following students chose to share their experiences to improve their community.

How do the Wildcats Feel About Homecoming?

How do the Wildcats Feel About Homecoming?

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

Meet Woodside’s Exchange Students

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

Police Visit Results in Discomfort for Skeptical 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.

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