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Warrior Pride and SunDancers Compete at Austin Classic

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...

Local Artist Sophia Johnson Discusses Austin’s Music Scene

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...

Dance Department Leads Flash Mob

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 Hosts Game Night

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 ...

Theater Students Amaze Audience with Production of ‘Chicago’

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...

Band Students Participate at TMEA Area Auditions

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...

Choir Students Compete at TMEA Area Auditions

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...

Band Sets New Records at All Region Band Auditions

Band Sets New Records at All Region Band Auditions

January 9, 2020

Members of the band auditioned at the annual All Region Band Auditions at Cedar Ridge High School on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14. Phase 1 occurred on Friday where bigger instruments such as trumpets,...

Choir Hosts Hot Chocolate House Performance

Choir Hosts Hot Chocolate House Performance

December 19, 2019

Choir officers hosted the first Hot Chocolate House for students during both lunches on Friday, Dec. 13. During the event, choir members sang a variety of songs while hot chocolate was served to the ...

Choir Ends Year with Winter Concert

Choir Ends Year with Winter Concert

December 12, 2019

The Westwood Choir's Winter Concert brought about Christmas spirit at the Hope Presybterian Church on Dec. 10. The Westwood Choir department contains different groups within the organization, includi...

Band Showcases Talent at Winter Concert

Band Showcases Talent at Winter Concert

December 9, 2019

Following a very successful marching season, the Westwood Band hosted their annual winter concert on Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Westwood cafeteria. The concert consisted of performances from all four o...

Orchestra Performs at Winter Concert

Orchestra Performs at Winter Concert

December 7, 2019

Orchestra performed at their traditional winter concert on Dec. 4 at Hope Presbyterian Church with a series of varied pieces to showcase their artistic capabilities and capture the holiday spirit. The...