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The Pressures Surrounding Advanced Placement Classes

The Pressures Surrounding Advanced Placement Classes

Cody Bowers, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Many high schoolers feel an obligation to take mentally demanding and challenging classes, such as Advanced Placement (AP) or college prep classes, even if they have no desire to pursue the subject of classes they are taking. Also, some high schoolers will take advanced classes even if they are ill-prepared for the course.

In the Field With the California Young Birders Club

In the Field With the California Young Birders Club

Cedrik von Briel, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

Birding, or competitive birdwatching, is on the rise across much of the Country, including right here in California.

The Impact of Amanda LeBlanc and San Mateo Rape Trauma Services

The Impact of Amanda LeBlanc and San Mateo Rape Trauma Services

Jack Freeman, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, many people believe that the sexual assault problem that has been plaguing our country is getting better. And while it is, the problem is nowhere near fixed, especially for survivors.

Redwood City’s Hidden Bookstore Gem

Redwood City’s Hidden Bookstore Gem

Liam Lee, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

In downtown Redwood City, underneath the beautiful glass-domed old courthouse which is now a history museum, “Encore Books on the Square” is a hidden cove of used books. Donations fill the walls of the cave-like bookstore, with cozy, enveloping rooms sprawling further that it seems from the outside. My name is Liam Lee, and I’m a senior at Woodside High School. Encore Books is, in my opinion, just a nice place to be, facing opposite the Fox Theater, Starbucks, and Courthouse Square.

Freshman Transition Aides Incoming Woodside Students

Freshman Transition Aides Incoming Woodside Students

Emma Hague, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Freshman Transition is when upperclassmen apply to teach valuable lessons to freshman and have to go through training on how to deal with other problems that arise. Then every month or so freshman in their World Studies classes come and talk to the leaders.

Young Conservatives Club Encourages Political Discussions at Woodside

Young Conservatives Club Encourages Political Discussions at Woodside

Taila Lee and Emma Chiu, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Health, Lifestyle, and Technology Editor and Copy Editor

April 9, 2019

Woodside’s Young Conservatives Club aims to create a politically open environment on campus, especially for those whose views differ from the liberal majority of the Bay Area.

Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word

Taila Lee and Emma Chiu, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Health, Lifestyle, and Technology Editor and Copy Editor

March 21, 2019

On World Down Syndrome Day, Woodside’s Forever Friends club hosted a poster signing in the quad to raise awareness about the R-word*, a common word that many see as demeaning towards those with intellectual disabilities.

The Pressure Kids Feel In School

The Pressure Kids Feel In School

March 1, 2019

For the longest time, students have experienced the stresses and pressures that come with entering high school.

Woodside Grad Robes Go Orange

Woodside Grad Robes Go Orange

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

February 27, 2019

For the first time in recent history, all Woodside High School seniors will don the same color robes at graduation.

Woodside Juniors Visit Southern California Colleges on a Sponsored Trip

Woodside Juniors Visit Southern California Colleges on a Sponsored Trip

Emma Chiu and Taila Lee, Copy Editor and Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2019

Thirty-eight Woodside juniors toured six colleges in Southern California in a three-day, expenses-paid trip over midwinter break.

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