Westwood Horizon

Students Visit with Professionals at Health Science Career Fair

Students Visit with Professionals at Health Science Career Fair

March 20, 2019

Health science students gathered in the atrium on Thursday, March 14 to visit the health science career fair. The event was organized by the Health Science Academy Ambassadors and 17 different pro...

Students Participate in Panel With Game Designers and Animators

Students Participate in Panel With Game Designers and Animators

March 16, 2019

On Friday, March 15, the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts hosted a panel with game designers and animators. The panel members consisted of Carmen Askerneese, Gary Garner, and Cameron Colder. They a...

Students Charged with Aggravated Robbery at Texas State

Students Charged with Aggravated Robbery at Texas State

March 15, 2019

Seniors Mohan Hegde, Demetrius Jones, and junior Lynden Jones were arrested on March 14 in connection to an armed robbery at Texas State University on Feb. 20. The robbery occurred at the Bobcat V...

Debaters Find Success at Districts Tournament

Debaters Find Success at Districts Tournament

March 11, 2019

From Friday, March 1 to Saturday, March 2, dozens of debaters competed at McNeil High School for the National Speech and Debate (NSDA) district tournament. The competition was an opportunity for the ...

HOSA Students Compete at Area

HOSA Students Compete at Area

By Srilekha Cherukuvada, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Filed under Campus

Health Occupational Students Association (HOSA) students attended the Area One Spring Leadership Conference at Connally High School in the Austin area from Friday, March 1 to Saturday, March 2. HOSA is...

Students Simulate Drunk Driving

Students Simulate Drunk Driving

March 3, 2019

Working with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, Student Council gave students the opportunity to experience a drunk driving simulation in the parking lot on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Students drove golf ca...

National French Honor Society Inducts New Members

National French Honor Society Inducts New Members

March 1, 2019

Students and parents gathered on Thursday, Feb. 21 to induct 46 new members into the National French Honor Society (NFHS). Students were chosen based on their skill with the language, personal stre...

Speech and Debate Hosts UIL Tournament

Speech and Debate Hosts UIL Tournament

February 28, 2019

Over the weekend, the speech and debate team hosted their annual University Interscholastic League (UIL) competition, taking place on Saturday, Feb. 23 from morning to evening. The tournament held various...

Students Attend Valentine’s Day Dance

Students Attend Valentine’s Day Dance

February 28, 2019

In an effort to spread love and appreciation, students hosted the annual Valentine’s Day dance for students from across the district on Feb. 16, in the Westwood cafeteria. The dance began at 6 p...

DECA Students Set Records at State Competition

DECA Students Set Records at State Competition

By Keya Sampat and Dia Jain

February 26, 2019

Filed under Campus

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) students were filled with hope and excitement on Thursday, Feb. 21 as 214 Westwood students left to Dallas to compete at the State Career Development Confe...

Students Attend First Pep Rally of Spring Semester

Students Attend First Pep Rally of Spring Semester

February 25, 2019

Teachers and students packed the big gym for the first pep rally of the spring semester, which took place on Feb. 20. It was filled with excitement and enjoyable performances from many organizations...

Librarians Hold Valentine’s Day Breakout Sessions

Librarians Hold Valentine’s Day Breakout Sessions

February 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day was celebrated through breakout sessions held in the library over lunch Feb. 12, 13, and 14 to create a buzz for the holiday. Similar to an escape room, these sessions involved puzz...