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Dead waterfowl pile up in the back of a truck in Pong Reservoir, India, as wildlife workers gather birds supposedly dead of H5N1, or Avian Flu.

Avian Flu wreaks havoc on bird populations, causing price increases and overall concern

Conrad Berke, Managing Editor March 28, 2023

Avian Flu is ravaging bird populations across the world, and it stems from its ability to rapidly spread and induce numerous formidable symptoms, including death. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)...

Currently, the AS English I curriculum includes extensive summer reading with multiple short stories and the novel “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah.

The end of an era: AS English I will be terminated

Kailyn Holty, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

The termination of AS English I in the 2022-23 school year for incoming freshmen marks the end of an era. The English class that hundreds of Woodside students attended will come to a close as a more diverse...

A man walking down the street of a digital world demonstrating what the metaverse could be.

The arising Metaverse could be disastrous or successful

Sofia Kalberer, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

The idea of the metaverse has been around since 1992, but in recent years it has picked up speed and begun to shape into a reality. The metaverse is the concept of an entirely new world created virtually....

Gavin Newsom eliminates the possibility of online school.

Las políticas de COVID de Gavin Newsom en medio de Omicron

Xamara Carrillo, Sports Editor January 25, 2022

A medida que los estudiantes regresan de las vacaciones de invierno, a clases presenciales, Woodside tiene que seguir las directivas del Gobernador de California Gavin Newsom y el Distrito Escolar Secundario...

AP textbooks and study guides can be found in the Woodside Library.

AP Testing Ahead

Amos Figueroa, Staff Writer January 25, 2022
Well, Wildcats, it's that time of year again; the AP’s are back and in person.
Ethnic Studies Class

The New Curriculum: Ethnic Studies

Spencer Calsing Lyons, Staff Writer November 21, 2021

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation that approved the new ethnic studies curriculum that High Schoolers across the state are now taking - including at Woodside.  The bill mandates...

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Common Trends: Social Media and Teenage Mental Health

Amos Figueroa, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

TW // suicide, addiction, depression While apps such as Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok continue to offer viewers countless hours of media enjoyment, some are beginning to cause unhealthy, harmful,...

Governor Gavin Newsom talks about the new CA vaccine mandate that will take place next year.

Woodside’s Opinions on the New CA Vaccine Mandate

Xamara Carrillo, Local News Editor October 28, 2021

Students in California need the COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend school in August 2022. Governor Gavin Newsom announced his plan to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccinations required to...

A single pool house stands out amongst a burning backdrop of fire and flames.

Fires Cease Yet Tensions Continue to Rise for Tahoe Landowners

Amos Figueroa, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

While the mass majority of the Lake Tahoe fires have been put under control, Bay Area residents dread returning to see if their vacation properties survived.  What began in mid-July with a tree falling...

Social media apps such as Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok are now popular news sources for teens.

The Changing Way Teens Get Their News

Amelie de Leon, Co-Editor in Chief September 13, 2021

The emerging dominance of social media in the lives of teens is creating a shift in the way that many people, especially teens, consume news.  A study by the University of Oxford found that traditional...

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