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Annual Ceremony Honors Seniors’ Achievements

Annual Ceremony Honors Seniors’ Achievements

May 18, 2019

In accordance with a yearly tradition, members of the graduating class of 2019, along with staff members and high-ranking members of the administration, gathered in the cafeteria on the evening of ...

Thirst Project Recap

Thirst Project Recap

May 17, 2019

Over the course of the year, National Honor Society (NHS) has been raising money for the Thirst Project, with the goal of building a well in Africa. Most of the money raised came from collecting change and...

Academy Ambassadors Gather at Spring Social

Academy Ambassadors Gather at Spring Social

May 15, 2019

  Colorful balloons and paper chains encircled the atrium as ambassadors began taking their seats for the annual Spring Social on Monday, May 13. Student ambassadors had the chance to win priz...

Librarians Host Annual Book Buzz

Librarians Host Annual Book Buzz

May 13, 2019

The annual Book Buzz was held in the library after school on Tuesday, April 30 for students interested in reading and hearing about newly released books. The Book Buzz was held to raise awareness for up...

Therapy Pet Pals Visit Student Body

Therapy Pet Pals Visit Student Body

May 6, 2019

To relieve stress caused by upcoming AP and IB exams, student council let students play with dogs brought by Therapy Pet Pals of Texas on Thursday, May 2. In total, there were five dogs, of different...

Seniors Sign College Banner

Seniors Sign College Banner

May 6, 2019

  To celebrate College Decision Day, seniors signed a large banner on Wednesday, May 1 to indicate which college or university they will be attending next year. School emblems were hand drawn...

Ambassadors Attend Partner Appreciation Night

Ambassadors Attend Partner Appreciation Night

May 2, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, Ms. Lucy Sanchez welcomed students and teachers to the cafeteria for Partner and Volunteer Appreciation Night. The event was to thank the Ambassadors for the volunteer work they’...

Students Celebrate Their Academic Achievements

Students Celebrate Their Academic Achievements

May 1, 2019

On Thursday, April 25, proud parents and students gathered in the Big Gym to celebrate their academic achievements in achieving a 4.0 average in the first semester. The event was for underclassmen...

2018 Heritage Recognized for Yearbook Excellence

2018 Heritage Recognized for Yearbook Excellence

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

Filed under Campus, Showcase

The Heritage yearbook staff has been recognized by Balfour Yearbooks with the Best award for its outstanding contribution to scholastic journalism, and the 2018 Heritage is also featured in the 2019 Yearbo...

CRASE Presentation Held For Students

CRASE Presentation Held For Students

April 28, 2019

Deputy Trejo and Deputy Williby from the Williamson County Sheriff Department came to the lecture hall during both lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23 and 24, to give a presentation about Cit...

Students Attend RRISD Leadership Ceremony

Students Attend RRISD Leadership Ceremony

April 28, 2019

Proud parents filled the cafeteria to witness their children be recognized at the RRISD Leadership Ceremony on Tuesday, April 23. Students from Grisham Middle School, Canyon Vista Middle School, and Westwo...

Student-Athletes Sign NLIs on National Signing Day

Student-Athletes Sign NLIs on National Signing Day

April 26, 2019

Tuesday, April 16 marked National Signing Day for 2019 student-athlete graduates. Families and friends came to watch eleven Westwood athletes sign their binding contracts to their respective schoo...