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Pink Ribbon Club Walk Raises Funds for Women's Health

Pink Ribbon Club Walk Raises Funds for Women’s Health

Keira Lee, Copy Editor June 23, 2021

The Pink Ribbon Club held a walk to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and March of Dimes on Friday, May 21. Hosted in person on Bradley Field, the event raised $500 by selling baked...

Increased social media coverage and a changing political landscape have led to increased support for the Palestinian cause among Americans.

Woodside Offers a Critique of Israel

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief June 23, 2021

In May of 2021, the Israel/Palestine conflict once again returned to the news. Many in California support Israel, claiming it has a right to self-defense, while a growing movement supports the Palestinian...

During the pandemic, some students have drawn inspiration from current events for their work.

Art Students’ Creative Process During a Pandemic

Keira Lee and Xamara Carrillo June 13, 2021
With social isolation and changes to often hands-on processes, art classes have been uniquely impacted by distance learning in the past few months.
2021 college admissions were a lot different from years prior due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How 2021 College Admissions Differed From Previous Years

Emma Montalbano, Online Editor June 5, 2021

Applying to colleges in 2020 was a different experience than most other years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This application and admissions period set a precedent of uncertainty for years to follow...

After nine years of service to Woodside High School, Principal Diane Burbank retires at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

Principal Burbank Retires

Jack Freeman and Alexander Balfanz June 4, 2021

Diane Burbank is retiring as principal of Woodside High School, bringing her nine-year tenure to an end. Burbank agreed to participate in an interview with The Paw Print, where she answered questions...

Some of the books that are required reading in english classes for Woodside students.

The Dilemma of Required Reading

Amelie de Leon, World News Editor June 3, 2021

Every high school student is familiar with required reading, yet the opinion of the common high school experience varies widely among students. The Paw Print reached out to Woodside students to look into...

Over 200 countries and 11,000 athletes are expected to compete in 339 events at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. This year, preventing coronavirus comes up in discussing athletes' and audiences' safety precautions.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Proceed Despite Safety Concerns

Kaitlyn Chen, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President Joan Coates confirmed that the Summer Olympics will go ahead in 2021, no matter what the situation is. However, many have concerns about this continuation...

Spring Finals 2021

Spring Finals 2021

Arielle Bruk, Staff Writer May 29, 2021

Woodside's second-semester finals take place from Friday, May 28 to Thursday, June 3. This Friday, students will take finals for periods 1 and 3. This is to accommodate Memorial Day (this upcoming Monday),...

Woodside's C-Wing provides counseling and support for students who are struggling. Their support is also available through distance learning.

Mental Health, School, and the Pandemic

Jessica Lin and Zahra Roberts May 26, 2021

Intro: I'm Jessica Lin and I’m Zahra Roberts, and this is The Woodside Paw Print. Narrator 1 (ZR): Warning, in this podcast, we may cover serious issues regarding mental health. Please be advised...

The Redwood City Library has had to adjust operations during the pandemic, but is planning to reopen soon.

A Look At Our Local Libraries During the Pandemic

Amelie de Leon and Charlie Sullivan May 26, 2021

Many local businesses were forced to shut down in order to slow the spread of COVID-19; among these businesses were our local libraries. We reached out to local library employees as well as members...

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