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The birds group together as they explore through yet another valley. Kevin Murray '20 appears to reveal the next secret. Once reaching a different valley they don't know what to expect.

‘The Conference of Birds’ Brings New Perspectives of Life to Audience

March 11, 2020

The Westwood Theatre’s class struck the audience with amazement as they performed a shortened version of The Conference of Birds on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, in the Westwood black box. Th...

The men in Chorale Mixed clap as part of one of their pieces. The group consists of the Chorale Mixed choir merged with the Concert Men.

Choir Performs Pre-UIL Concert

March 10, 2020

The choir program gathered at Hope Presbyterian Church on Thursday Feb. 27 for their Pre-University Interscholastic League (UIL) concert. The choirs performed songs which are a part of their UIL pro...

Elliot Kim '21 plays his solo in 'Carnival Overture'. The Symphony Orchestra has been practicing this song since the beginning of the first semester.

Students Showcase their Talents at Pre-UIL Concert

March 4, 2020

In preparation for their University Interscholastic League (UIL) competition on Tuesday, March 3, orchestra and band students performed their Pre-UIL concert on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Raymond...

Arundhati Subramanian '21, Rosie Deal '22, and Marina Oquendo '22 rest in the cafeteria after being judged. The gallery walk in the gym was going to start in a few minutes.

Students Excel at VASE Competition

March 3, 2020

Art students went to Cedar Ridge High School on Saturday, Feb. 22 for an art competition called Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE). They talked to judges about an art piece they made during the school yea...

Apoorva Gobburu '22 and Devanshi Verma '22 pose prior to performing. Both soloists advanced to state Solo and Ensemble.

Students Receive Superior Scores in Solo and Ensemble Competition

February 25, 2020

After a few months of preparation, on Friday, Feb. 22 students taking private voice lessons at school performed at the 2020 University Interscholastic League (UIL) Region 26 Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest ...

Ashley Zhang '20 poses after the split contagion in the SunDancer Exhibition piece. The routine included the drill team's iconic line kicks.

Warrior Pride and SunDancers Compete at Austin Classic

February 16, 2020

For the annual dance competition, the SunDancers partnered with MA Dance Competition to host the first Austin Classic (AC) on Saturday, Feb. 8. Schools from the surrounding Austin area pooled to W...

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Local Artist Sophia Johnson Discusses Austin’s Music Scene

February 13, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 7, students in the International Baccalaureate program (IB) were invited to participate in a Flex Q&A session featuring local guitarist and vocalist Sophia Johnson. As an interacti...

During both lunches, dance students put on a flash mob to attract interest in the dance department. Graphic by Keana Saberi.

Dance Department Leads Flash Mob

January 28, 2020

The dance department performed a flash-mob during both lunches on Jan. 22 to encourage students to sign up for dance and show off the enjoyment being in dance can bring.The surprise performances awed the ...

Orchestra students enjoy a game of Twister. There were multiple sets of Twister to play with.

Orchestra Hosts Game Night

January 28, 2020

Students gathered in the orchestra room after school on Friday, Jan. 24 for Orchestra Game Night to play games, eat food, and have fun with friends.  The event started out with a Kahoot game that ...

Surrounded by the rest of the cast, Liesel McMahan ‘21 performs a wild reenactment of her character's

Theater Students Amaze Audience with Production of ‘Chicago’

January 25, 2020

Chicago, directed by Ms. Hannah Milam and performed by Westwood Theater, wowed the audience with its four showings on Thursday, Jan. 16, Friday, Jan. 17, and two shows on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Westwood...

Jordan Van Gulick '20 is one of the nine students who advanced.

Band Students Participate at TMEA Area Auditions

January 22, 2020

On Saturday Jan. 11, selected band students auditioned in the final phase of the All State Band audition process, at the Area Band Auditions at Duncanville High School. 23 of Westwood’s top musician...

Students who placed at the TMEA Area auditions pose for a picture. Gabriel Paredes '23, Anouka Saha '21, and Ashley Howell '21 are in the front with Ananya Anand '20, and Laney McFadden '20 behind them. Photo Courtesy of Mr. Andre Clark.

Choir Students Compete at TMEA Area Auditions

January 17, 2020

On Saturday Jan. 11, choir students auditioned for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All State Choir after many months of preparation. The audition was held at Midway High School in Waco, Tex...

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