Westwood Horizon

Choir Hosts Pre-Area Audition

Choir Hosts Pre-Area Audition

By Mae Bruce, A&E Editor

November 14, 2018

Filed under Arts

Choir students from all over the Austin area traveled to Westwood on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in order to compete in the Pre-Area TMEA Choir auditions that would determine their next placement for the Area aud...

Theater Students Artfully Portray ‘The Coloring Book’

Theater Students Artfully Portray ‘The Coloring Book’

November 14, 2018

Performed by the Theater Department, students presented an adaptation of Bradley Walton’s The Coloring Book that had the adept ability to avidly entertain and teach the minds of young children about the wro...

Westwood Learning Community Concert Unifies Choir Programs

Westwood Learning Community Concert Unifies Choir Programs

November 7, 2018

Representatives from choirs of all schools in the Westwood Learning Community performed their music at a choir concert on Nov. 1 at the Performing Arts Center (PAC). For many students, singing in this...

Band Competes in UIL Area D Marching Contest

Band Competes in UIL Area D Marching Contest

November 2, 2018

The Westwood Warrior Marching Band participated in the UIL Area D Marching Contest on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Heroes Stadium in San Antonio. After having drawn one of the earliest performance times, the...

Round Rock ISD Dance Students Perform Together at Intersection

Round Rock ISD Dance Students Perform Together at Intersection

October 30, 2018

Round Rock ISD 's 36 high schools and middle schools gathered at the Performing Arts Center for Intersection on October 27th. All of the dances from Westwood were choreographed by dance teachers Ms...

Band Celebrates Halloween with Spooky Festivities

Band Celebrates Halloween with Spooky Festivities

October 25, 2018

Band students celebrated Halloween festivities at a party on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The Halloween party was a fun way for students to get their minds off of the marching season and was an opportunity to r...

Students Perform at Homecoming Despite Rain

Students Perform at Homecoming Despite Rain

October 24, 2018

The fine arts departments, including choir, band, SunDancers, Warrior Pride, along with American Sign Language students, performed at the Homecoming game against Vandergrift on Oct. 19. Though the w...

Orchestra Students Dominate All-Region Audition

Orchestra Students Dominate All-Region Audition

October 17, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 13, orchestra students competed against other schools for spots in the All-Region Orchestra. Out of the 72 spots available, 46 orchestra students placed high enough to make the All-Reg...

Theater Students Bring Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ to Stage

Theater Students Bring Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ to Stage

October 15, 2018

The Theater Department’s production of Shakespeare’s classic Twelfth Night was a talented combination of mistaken identity, love triangles, and humorous drunkards. The show was directed by Ms. Lydia Coats and ...

Ballet Austin’s ‘The Firebird’ Illuminates Stage with Powerful Femininity

Ballet Austin’s ‘The Firebird’ Illuminates Stage with Powerful Femininity

By Keana Saberi

October 15, 2018

Filed under Arts

The Long Center was jam packed, filled to the brim with people waiting, all on the edge of their seats. The air was silent with an expectancy that lingered among the audience. Everyone's eyes gazed down at t...

Orchestra Presents Diverse Music at Fall Concert

Orchestra Presents Diverse Music at Fall Concert

October 8, 2018

Orchestra showcased their classical pieces of music at their traditional Fall Concert at The Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 4. The Camerata, Concert, Philharmonic, and Symphony orchestras ...

Festival of Bands Unites Middle and High School Students

Festival of Bands Unites Middle and High School Students

October 5, 2018

The ninth annual Festival of Bands took place at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex on Monday, Oct. 1. At the event, all the middle school and high school bands in RRISD got the unique opportunity to ...