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Teen Fashion Trends

Teen Fashion Trends

Emma Montalbano, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

As time progresses, styles evolve, trends come and go, and peoples’ clothing preferences change. With this being said, teenagers are faced with the decision of choosing their go-to style. Whether that style is edgy, girly, sporty, retro, or artsy, it helps teens express their personalities. 

A Night of Theatre

A Night of Theatre

Tessa Bertine, Local News Editor

December 16, 2019

The Woodside High School Drama program presented two one-act plays on November 22 and 23. The first play, “The Unbearable Liteness of Being Teen,” was a short piece discussing serious topics that most teens struggle with. The second play, “The Great Nursing Home Escape,” had a much lighter tone and followed a group of elderly people attempting an escape from their assisted-living facility. 

Guns, Schools, and Activism

Guns, Schools, and Activism

Isabella Calcagno, Politics Editor

December 16, 2019

On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old Joaquin Oliver walked to class with a bouquet of flowers and a plan for a date with his girlfriend to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Later that day, Oliver was shot in the hallway outside his creative writing class. He and 16 others died that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Florida.

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

December 15, 2019

In my time at Woodside, I’ve stopped by my fair share of clubs. So, whenever I walk around campus and see posters advertising even more clubs, I wonder how Woodside’s clubs can coexist in such a competitive club economy.

What to Read Over the Holidays

What to Read Over the Holidays

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

December 12, 2019

Need a new book to read over Winter Break?  Paw Print reporter Emma Chiu surveyed 20 Woodside teachers and staff about their recommendations. Here are their top picks.

Woodside Boys Water Polo Caps Off Historic Season

Woodside Boys Water Polo Caps Off Historic Season

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

The Woodside boys water polo team ended its best season in years, after an 8-4 loss to Menlo-Atherton on Wednesday, November 13. 

Woodside Journalism and Video Students Attend Convention in Washington, D.C.

Woodside Journalism and Video Students Attend Convention in Washington, D.C.

Emma Chiu, Taila Lee, Chloe Postlewaite, Sam Brook, Jack Freeman, Cedrik von Briel, and Gulnazik Bakhramova

December 2, 2019

Seven journalism students and three video students attended a four-day field trip to the Journalism Education Association convention in Washington, D.C.

Conservation and Conversations: The Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Conservation and Conversations: The Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Sam Brook, Chloe Postlewaite, and Taila Lee

November 25, 2019

Even on rainy days, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in Washington D.C. provides educational insight for everyone from youth to adults.

$500 Million Later, The Chase Center Finally Opens

$500 Million Later, The Chase Center Finally Opens

Stephanie Dorsett, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

San Francisco's Chase Center finally opened for events on September 6, 2019, following two and a half years of construction and $500 million in costs.

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

November 14, 2019

FKA Twigs released her second album "Magdalene" on November 8, 2019, marking her first full-length album since 2014's "LP1." The album features Twigs collaborating with a variety of talented electronic artists across nine songs.

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