Westwood Horizon

Band Brings Back Memories at Banquet

Band Brings Back Memories at Banquet

May 11, 2018

All the band students gathered in the cafeteria for the 2018 Band Banquet on Friday, May 4. Banquets are a time to celebrate the seniors for all their hard work over the years. This banquet, however, w...

District Dance Teams Perform Together at Merge

District Dance Teams Perform Together at Merge

By Nuha Momin, Index Manager

May 9, 2018

Filed under Arts

The first ever Merge took place on May 4 at Round Rock High School (RRHS) in which various junior varsity dance teams from all over came together to present multiple dances. This year, the tradition ...

K-Pop Night Connects Campuses

K-Pop Night Connects Campuses

May 8, 2018

Korean pop fanatics from four schools in the Austin area joined together to perform at the first annual K-pop Night at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) on May 5. Students who are members in ...

Choir Spring Concert Sends Off Seniors

Choir Spring Concert Sends Off Seniors

May 4, 2018

The seniors of the choir program made their final farewells at the Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 3 at Hope Presbyterian Church. The music performed was from the group’s UIL competition in April, and c...

Senior Directed Show ‘Missing Piece’ Tackles Tough Topic

Senior Directed Show ‘Missing Piece’ Tackles Tough Topic

May 2, 2018

Working with Support Texas Adoptee Rights, theater student Megan Purcell ‘18 and her fellow students put on a play called Missing Piece on April 27 and 28. Taking place in the 1970s, a time when attitude...

Choir Claims Five Sweepstakes Awards at UIL

Choir Claims Five Sweepstakes Awards at UIL

April 24, 2018

After months of solid preparation, the choirs traveled to the Pflugerville Fine Arts Center on Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20 to compete at the University Interscholastic League (UIL). UIL is an annual ...

Performing Arts Students Present Escapade

Performing Arts Students Present Escapade

April 11, 2018

All dance and cheer students participated in the annual spring show, Escapade, on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 to showcase their dance abilities. The event took place in the Performing Arts Cen...

Non-Varsity Bands Showcase Music in Pre-UIL Concert

Non-Varsity Bands Showcase Music in Pre-UIL Concert

March 28, 2018

The three non-varsity bands performed in a pre-UIL concert on Wednesday, March 21. The concert was performed for three judges, Mr. David Jennison, Mr. Jim Van Zandt, and Mr. Jack Green. The judges gave...

‘This Random World’ Narrowly Misses Advancement in UIL Competition

‘This Random World’ Narrowly Misses Advancement in UIL Competition

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Arts

After rehearsing for two months, the cast and crew of the one act play brought This Random World to life, which illustrated the unknown impacts we have on the lives of others. The play was performed three ti...

Alejandra Plata ’19 Artwork Debuts on Billboard

Alejandra Plata ’19 Artwork Debuts on Billboard

March 22, 2018

Alejandra Plata ‘19 wasn’t aware that one of her pieces crafted in a Westwood AP art class was up for consideration in the RRISD Youth Art Month Billboard Design Competition until she was inform...

Full Orchestras Receive Top Marks at UIL

Full Orchestras Receive Top Marks at UIL

March 11, 2018

The top three bands and orchestras came together to form three full orchestra groups that were eligible for Full Orchestra UIL. The students participated in the annual UIL competition on Tuesday, March 6...