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The Voice of the Wildcats

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Former President Trumps arrest leaves many people shocked and questioning the state of our political system.

The future of our political system

Jaiedenn Dolan, Beat Editor October 19, 2023

With the recent news about former president Donald Trump’s arrest, Woodside students and teachers reflect upon the possible impact it’s having on our political system. Former President Trump faces...

The Supreme Court struck down affirmative action last June in a 6-3 vote.

With Affirmative Action Overturned, Students Reflect

Patrick Van Hoven, Managing Editor September 21, 2023

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s overturning of affirmative action, the college admissions landscape, and students' perception of it, is changing.  On June 29, 2023, the Supreme Court struck down...

With Roe v. Wade being overturned, younger generations are the first ones to experience the consequences.

Abortions Restrictions Creates Education Limitations

Jaiedenn Dolan, Beat Editor September 15, 2023

With the overturn of Roe v. Wade leaving the right to abortion in the hands of the state governments, many students are facing a new layer of complications when applying to colleges.  On June 24th,...

Crystal Leach has been selected as the new superintendent.

District chooses Crystal Leach for superintendent position

Patrick Van Hoven, Managing Editor March 24, 2023

After the unexpected exodus of previous superintendent Darnise Williams, the Sequoia Union High School District board has chosen Crystal Leach as the new superintendent  Former superintendent Darnise...

Mifepristone can be used to end pregnancy for up to 10 weeks.

Abortion access under further threat

Ollie O'Toole, Staff Writer March 13, 2023

Popular abortion drug Mifepristone could be made illegal nationwide as a result of a court case in Texas. The ruling of federal judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of the Northern District of Texas on this case...

AP African American Studies is a new proposed course, which, according to the College Board, examines the diversity of African American experiences through direct encounters with authentic and varied sources

Florida bans AP African American Studies from schools, prompting curriculum changes and backlash

Conrad Berke, Beat Editor March 1, 2023

Florida’s Department of Education (FDOE) recently announced the rejection of a proposed Advanced Placement African American Studies class by the College Board, with Florida press secretary Bryan Griffin...

Students discuss how they view political conversations and engaging in political topics.

Students consider participation in political conversations

Jaiedenn Dolan, Beat Editor January 27, 2023

Many teenagers have shown increased resistance to bringing up political topics with their peers due to the rising division between the two political parties.  It can also be challenging to partake...

For more information on what vaping is, and how it is harming the youth visit the UNDO website.

Proposition 31: flavored tobacco products no longer for sale

Mary Keile, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

Flavored tobacco products, such as vape pens with flavored smells, are now illegal to sell in California by Proposition 31. On November 8, voters approved banning flavored tobacco products like cotton...

The closest voting center to Woodside High is located in the Redwood City Hall Council Chambers.

Your guide to the midterm elections

Patrick Van Hoven, Managing Editor November 7, 2022

Midterm elections are coming up, and the deadline to vote is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. This article contains information about how and where to vote, and summarizes four key issues appearing on the California...

Students who are 18, vote in the upcoming November Midterm elections and make your voices heard!

Encouraging students at Woodside to vote in upcoming November elections

Jaiedenn Dolan, Beat Editor November 3, 2022

Midterm elections are coming on November 8, and administrators and history teachers think it's important that 18-year-old students vote. AP US History and Government/Economics teacher Ramie Macioce...

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