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East Palo Alto Leans Left in Midterms

East Palo Alto Leans Left in Midterms

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

November 8, 2018

“If I vote this time, is he [President Trump] really going to go away?” Renita Bhartu joked as she headed towards the polls. She is one of hundreds of East Palo Alto residents who showed up at the city’s Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) last Tuesday, November 6, to cast a ballot in the midterm elections.

Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting Leaves At Least Twelve Dead

Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting Leaves At Least Twelve Dead

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

November 8, 2018

At least 12 are dead and more are wounded from a shooting that occurred late last Wednesday night in at a country bar and dance hall in Thousand Oaks, California.

Students Show Spirit During Homecoming Week

Students Show Spirit During Homecoming Week

Delilah Gemello, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Woodside High School’s 2018 Homecoming Week had students showing spirit by dressing up and participating in quad counts and lunchtime competitions.

Rare European Bird Excites Marin County Birdwatchers

Rare European Bird Excites Marin County Birdwatchers

Cedrik von Briel, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

A European visitor has decided to take a vacation to the sandy beaches of northern California.

New Halloween Laws Frighten Communities

New Halloween Laws Frighten Communities

Anna Harshman, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

New laws in California restrict Halloween behaviors, resulting in possible fines or jail time for those trick-or-treating over the age of twelve or staying out past eight at night.

First Year of Seniors to Lose Spirit Competition

First Year of Seniors to Lose Spirit Competition

Alex Manuel, staff writer

November 1, 2018

credits: @wwoodsidememes The class of 2019 is on track to set a new record, but it isn’t the legacy that we want to leave. While past senior classes have dominated the spirit point competition, this year we were mere points away from being in last place. Going into Homecoming week, seniors had a...

Do Students Like Tutorials?

Do Students Like Tutorials?

Tessa Bertine, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Woodside High School is currently testing out a possible replacement to SSR - tutorials - and students have reacted positively to the change. [satisfying, but not engaging] “Tutorials” are a thirty-five minute chunk of time in between lunch and sixth/seventh period for students to get a head-star...

Woodside Students Show Spirit at Blackout Football game

Adriana Nicole Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

In a sea of black you were able to see Students, staff, and parents showing their spirit at the Woodside Blackout Varsity football game, by dying there hair orange, face painting their faces orange and dressing in all black. On Friday night the Woodside High School Varsity Football team played Lei...

New Bell Schedule Pilot Will Replace SSR For Two Weeks in October

New Bell Schedule Pilot Will Replace SSR For Two Weeks in October

Emma Kinder, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

A testing period of the Tutorial Bell Schedule will replace Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) and alter the times of sixth and seventh periods beginning in the last week of October and ending in the first week of November.

Straw Ban in San Francisco

Straw Ban in San Francisco

Leila Taherian, Local News Editor, Outreach Manager

October 6, 2018

San Francisco is joining other cities across the country in banning the use and sale of plastic straws beginning in 2019.

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