The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The tragedy in Uvalde was the largest mass shooting since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. Graphic by Prima Changwatchai.
Students Speak Out on Campus Safety Following Massacre in Uvalde
Prima Changwatchai, Reporter • June 21, 2022
Class of 2022 Makes College Commitments
Class of 2022 Makes College Commitments
Aanika Hirode, Arts & Entertainment Editor • May 28, 2022
Ms. Tamra Franklin and Ms. Molly Walsh attend the graduation ceremony on Tuesday, May 24. Both were popular English teachers, but at the end of the 2022 school year, Ms. Franklin accepted a position in another school district, and Ms. Walsh moved to New York City.
35 Teachers To Resign or Retire
Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief • May 28, 2022
Omicron sublineages BA.4 and BA.5, new variants with the ability to overcome antibodies, threaten the possibility of another stage 5 wave of COVID-19.
Graphic by Yunoo Kim
Omicron Variants BA.4 and BA.5 Threaten Another COVID-19 Surge
Mallory Milner, Reporter • May 13, 2022
Texass May 7 Election will determine what changes will be made to statewide tax collecting procedures. For residents of Austin, an additional proposition regarding no-knock warrants and enforcement of marijuana use will also be on the ballot. 
Graphic by Yunoo Kim
Texas Voters Prepare For May 7 Election
Yunoo Kim, Community & World News Editor • April 29, 2022
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill that would eliminate Disneys long held special tax status in the state. This comes after the companys public opposition of the Dont Say Gay bill, which DeSantis also signed into law. 
Graphic by Yunoo Kim
Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs Bill Targeting Disney
Yunoo Kim, Community & World News Editor • April 27, 2022
Movies and TV shows are essential pieces of media to represent LGBTQ+ individuals and their stories. We have rounded up a few of our favorites for those looking to enjoy these films during Pride month. Photo courtesy of Boris Štromar.
LGBTQ+ Movies and TV Shows to Watch During Pride Month
Alessandra Ashford, Reporter • June 23, 2022
The aftermath of the massacre in Bucha, Ukraine. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
The Sad Reality of Bucha, Ukraine
Milena Jandreski, Reporter • May 20, 2022