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‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Succeeds as Sequel

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Succeeds as Sequel

By Lucia Santaolalla, Photographer

November 16, 2019

If you are a really big fan of romance and adventure movies, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is the movie for you. It has a lot of action and will keep you interested the entire time. This Disney movie has left all views in admiration with its usual touch of elegance. Maleficent travels to the grand o...

Experience Donut Shops Around Austin

Experience Donut Shops Around Austin

By Maya Gangadharan, Photographer

November 14, 2019

Choir Performs at Region Clinic and Concert

Choir Performs at Region Clinic and Concert

By Yunoo Kim, Reporter

November 13, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, 37 Westwood Choir members attended the Region Clinic and performed in the Region Concert in Georgetown High School. Both the clinic and concert were held for students who had succeeded in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) region auditions. The participants spent most of the d...

Choir Students Sing at Vertical Concert

Choir Students Sing at Vertical Concert

By Keana Saberi, Reporter

November 12, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 7, the choir program held their annual Vertical concert at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center. Chamber choir, Varsity Women, Chorale and the Concert Men’s choir were joined by several of the school district’s elementary schools along with Grisham and Canyon Vist...

Symphony Orchestra Performs at Midwest Clinic Early Preview Concert

Symphony Orchestra Performs at Midwest Clinic Early Preview Concert

By Nashitha Azeez, Videographer

November 7, 2019

The Symphony Orchestra performed their Midwest Clinic Early Preview Concert on Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. They played five of the eight pieces they are going to perform at the seventy-third Midwest Clinic in December at Chicago.  The Symphony Orchestra was one out of three high school full orchestras selected in...

Band Ends Marching Season at BOA San Antonio

Band Ends Marching Season at BOA San Antonio

By Ayesha Middya, Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Bands Of America (BOA) annual competition took place in San Antonio on Nov. 1 and 2. The Westwood Warrior Marching Band performed on Friday, Nov. 1, marking the last competition of the 2019-2020 marching season. “This season has been especially incredible… we have worked so incredibly har...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Get Out’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Get Out’

By Dia Jain, A&E Editor

October 31, 2019

Released in 2017, the film Get Out can only be described as exciting, horrifying, and intriguing. The horror comedy addresses social issues with creativity and fear that could have been pulled off by none other than director Jordan Peele. Written by Peele as well, this film was chosen to be in the top...

Dance Students Showcase Talents at Intersection

Dance Students Showcase Talents at Intersection

By Rosie Deal, Heritage Sports Coordinator

October 29, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 26, high schools and middle schools came together at the Round Rock ISD’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) to perform at Intersection. The various dance classes at Intersection individually showcased their talents on the stage for an audience full of family and friends.  [Perform...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Bird Box’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Bird Box’

By Rachel Iyer, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Susanne Bier’s Bird Box won the MTV Movie Award for Most Frightened Performance award. The movie was originally based off of “The Script,” a novel by Josh Malerman. The Netflix original film, Bird Box debuted in 2018. The movie was very popular when it came out on Netflix and created a lot of ...

Satire ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Impresses Viewers

Satire ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Impresses Viewers

By Hayden Swanson, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

At first glance, making a satire based on World War II, one of the darkest periods in human history, and the Nazi regime could appear distasteful and inappropriate, and yet, against all odds, Jojo Rabbit somehow manages to make it all work. Adapted from the book Caging Skies by Christine Leunens and directed by r...

Explore Local Ice Cream Shops

Explore Local Ice Cream Shops

By Atina Hartmann, Reporter

October 27, 2019

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Us’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Us’

By Shawkin Kabir, Reporter

October 23, 2019

Eerie, engaging, and wonderfully made are the words that describe Jordan Peele’s second major venture in the horror film arena following his highly successful debut with Get Out. The 2019 film, Us, manages to incorporate classic horror tropes such as doppelgängers and trying to escape evil antagon...