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What Woodside can learn from Finland’s Education System

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Woodside High School students wait anxiously for the bell while their math and science classes drag on, while in Finland students are relaxed as they learn about topics such as climate change. With minimal homework, and encouraged play time, Finland is ranked sixth in the world for math and science a...

Senioritis Hits Class of 2017

Sarah Preston and Olivia Dumas

March 7, 2017

Woodside High School seniors have been struck by a deadly disease. Attendance, effort, and the overall mood of the class of 2017 is dropping quickly due to this crippling epidemic. Senioritis is preventing seniors across the Woodside campus to finish the second semester. Senior, Erica Johnson, seems to ...

Where did Snapchat and Instagram Go?

Stefan Sujansky, Politics Editor

March 7, 2017

WOODSIDE, CA- Woodside students stared hard at their phones’ loading bars, unable to comprehend why their devices wouldn’t let them check their Snapchat or Instagram accounts. Eventually, either through teacher or rumor, the the news spread to them that the terms of the school wifi had been cha...

The Pulsera Project

Hope Farrar, Guest Writer

February 15, 2017

For two weeks in February and March, Woodside’s Spanish Club will be selling pulseras (bracelets) handmade by artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala to support Latin American communities and empower artists in these developing countries. Through the Pulsera Project’s “Color the World” initiative,...



Travis Moss, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Trump supporters made #BoycottStarbucks a top Twitter trend on Twitter after the CEO  of Starbucks said that they would continue to hire refugees. However, according to the local Starbucks on Woodside Road, the Trump train’s troublesome tweets appeared to have backfired and customers continued ...

Larissa MacFarquhar: The In-Depth Writer

Stefan Sujansky, Political Editor

February 3, 2017

On Tuesday, the Woodside World staff had the honor of receiving Larissa MacFarquhar, a staff writer for the New Yorker, where she has authored dozens of articles, including Building a Prison to School Pipeline and Learning Trump Won, In West Virginia. As a writer for a magazine and not a daily newspaper, MacFarquhar ...

Larissa Macfarquhar Teaches Valuable Lesson

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017

This past week, a journalist named Larissa Macfarquhar from the renowned magazine, The New Yorker, gave a lecture to the journalism class at Woodside High School. Larissa has worked at The New Yorker since 1998, filling her position as a staff writer ever since.  She has conducted interviews with all ...

The Sentiment Towards Woodside High School’s Cafeteria Food Menu

Nick Fischer, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2017

The student’s stomach growls and he checks to see if he had alerted his peers. Yet, they kept their heads turned away from the student; as soon as the bell rang from the circular, red mechanical wall-attachment, the student rushed to the orange and birch wood schemed food court. The line became mor...

Droughtbusters: Have the Recent Storms Caused an End to the California Drought?

Droughtbusters: Have the Recent Storms Caused an End to the California Drought?

Aaron Raubvogel, Online/Social Media Editor

January 26, 2017

The normally mild winters of the Golden State are no more. The booming thunder and torrential rain of recent weeks were unlike any weather California had seen for at least half a decade. Although a record-breaking 218% of normal precipitation has fallen so far this winter season, it still may not b...

Woodside High School Unity Mosaic Speech and Video

Sarah Preston, Olivia Dumas, and Frank Steglinski

January 24, 2017

Hi Woodside. My name’s Frank, and I’m a senior. Before I get to my main point, I want to tell you a few things about myself.

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