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Semi-Annual Blood Drive Allows Students to Save Lives

Semi-Annual Blood Drive Allows Students to Save Lives

Isabella Williams, Online Editor

April 26, 2018

Woodside High School students held their semi-annual blood drive with the Red Cross today. Students who participated had the chance to save three lives with their donated pint of blood. The Blood Drive was held today from 8:30 to 12:30. Students were delivered passes to leave class for their donatio...

Woodside Meets France

Woodside Meets France

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 24, 2018

Woodside welcomed eight French exchange students last week on Tuesday, April 17, who will be visiting the Bay Area for two weeks.  The Woodside Paw Print got a chance to talk to two visitors: Marie Vandenhende and Louis Gonzalez. Gonzalez and Vandenhende, who are both sixteen years old, are both surpri...

Issues with Promposals

Issues with Promposals

Kianna Koeppen, LETH Editor

April 7, 2018

Promposals have received much more attention lately for the issues they present towards females. Promposals are a method of asking someone to prom in a public. They are often flashy and usually involve posters and balloons that make it obvious to onlookers as to what is going on, attracting attention t...

A Look At Next Year’s Student Government Officers

A Look At Next Year’s Student Government Officers

April 6, 2018

Nora Elhams - Sophomore President Nora Elhams was this year’s Freshman class president, and just got elected for Sophomore class president. “I can connect with my peers to hear what they want changed at our school,” declares Elhams, “We have the power to change whatever the people want to.” She also v...

UPDATED: Princesses, Popularity, and Prom

UPDATED: Princesses, Popularity, and Prom

Emma Chiu, Local News Editor

April 6, 2018

Prom court is an integral tradition at Woodside High School, and as prom season approaches once more, Woodside teachers give their take on nominating students.

CAST Assessment Hits Seniors by Surprise

CAST Assessment Hits Seniors by Surprise

Christian Touhey, Politics Editor

April 6, 2018

Seniors across California are taking a science standards test that was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Education following previous waivers for cancellation. For almost two years, California has remained in conflict with the U.S. Department of Education over how the state is administering...

Woodside’s Upcoming Lockdown Drill

Woodside’s Upcoming Lockdown Drill

Leila Taherian, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

On Thursday, April 5th, Woodside High School will have a lockdown/barricade safety drill, in light of the recent shootings. During fourth period, the entire school will participate in the drill, in accordance with the San Mateo County sheriff office. Thursday will have a Wildcat schedule for the day....

HQ vs. IQ

HQ vs. IQ

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 3, 2018

The live trivia game show HQ Trivia is rising in popularity, appealing to players because of monetary prizes-- assuming they make it through all twelve questions. Vine creators Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll released HQ Trivia on the iOS App Store in August 2017, and, according to Google Trends, it grew ...

The Wax Pen Epidemic

The Wax Pen Epidemic

Isabella Williams, Online Editor

April 2, 2018

With weed's accessibility to teens and recent legalization, its technology of consumption has advanced. Sweeping high schools across the country, marijuana THC wax pens are a new way to get high discreetly and on-the-go. Over the last few years, wax pens for drug use have become strikingly popular a...

BUILDing Better Futures

BUILDing Better Futures

Kenna Beban, Opinion Editor

March 28, 2018

Silicon Valley’s next entrepreneurs had a chance to sell their original products at Woodside’s BUILD Spring Sales Showcase this past Wednesday. The BUILD program provides Woodside freshmen with the opportunity to start their own business, get insight from mentors in the entrepreneuring world, and gai...

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