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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.
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...

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...

Woodside has many students planning on entering the trades, some of whom spoke to the Paw Print about their experiences.

Woodside Students Entering the Trades

Jack Freeman and John Buckley May 19, 2021

  Jack Freeman: While the majority of students at Woodside High School are choosing to continue their education, there are a growing number of students that are choosing to forgo that and enter...

Katinka Lennemann introducing the presentation to the SUHSD Board of Trustees for their Climate Change Declaration and Resolution.

Students Take Action Against Climate Change

Claire Manuel, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 22, 2021
A group of Student Stability Leaders from across the Sequoia Union High School District presented to the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees in January. They introduced their Climate Emergency Declaration and Resolution and are still fighting hard to see it implemented.
Hands reach out to touch a volleyball first over a net.

Freshman Sues the State on the Account of Indoor Sports

Arielle Bruk, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Stella Buch, a freshman volleyball player at Menlo School, sued San Mateo County and the state of California for not allowing high schools to play indoor sports. After filing the lawsuit on February 26,...

Woodside news for April 2021, including groups schedules for returning to campus.

April 2021 Newsletter

Claire Manuel, Arts and Entertainment editor April 9, 2021
The events in April and more information on coming back to school in person.
School resumed on-campus instruction on April 5, with abundant safety protocols and precautions.

Students’ Thoughts on Returning to Campus

Keira Lee, Copy Editor April 9, 2021

With the beginning of this year’s on-campus instruction starting April 5, Woodside students have conflicting opinions on whether those who opted in should have chosen to return. Woodside’s return...

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