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A senior walks toward the principal to get his high school diploma. The ceremony lasted the whole day instead of just a  few hours so there were no dense crowds.

Class of 2020 Celebrates Graduation with Modified Ceremony

May 31, 2020

Despite the global pandemic that disrupted all aspects of life including the school year, seniors and their families were able to celebrate graduation with a modified ceremony at the Kelly Reeves Athletic...

Class of 2020 Makes College Commitments

May 11, 2020

Celebrating College Commitment Day on Friday May 1, seniors ‘signed’ a virtual banner illustrating where their education will take them. The banner, showing exactly where students will be studying...

The outside area is decorated with signs to celebrate the Class of 2020.

Seniors Attend Drive-Through Cap and Gown Pickup

May 7, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic that has turned their last year of high school and all its attendant rituals upside down, seniors gathered for a drive-through cap and gown pickup on Thursday, May 7 ...

Students Respond to COVID-19 During Extended Break

Students Respond to COVID-19 During Extended Break

March 21, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) announced the closing of all schools and offices until Friday, April 3. As of now, schools are scheduled to restart on Monday,...

Bringing Greece to Austin, Costaki Skevofilax '20 performs a Greek dance.

Students Host IB Talent Show For Parents and Peers

March 13, 2020

International Baccalaureate (IB) students performed at the talent show on Thursday, March 12 in the cafeteria. Students showed their skills in different activities through an exciting performance. The s...

Daniel Shi '20 and Vikas Burugu '20 pose for a picture. They won first place in the policy debate division for the state tournament.

Debaters Excel at TFA State Competition

March 12, 2020

The bus was bustling with students full of anticipation as they started their journey to El Paso. After a whole year of preparation, stress, and hard work, debaters qualified and attended the long-aw...

Sara Ali '20 loses balance as she stands on the balls of her feet. All the students in the experiment made more infractions than correct steps.

AP Statistics Students Perform Lab with “Drunk” Goggles

March 9, 2020

AP Statistics classes tried out illusional goggles on Monday, March 2. These goggles gave the students a visual misconception of being highly intoxicated, or “drunk”. In each of their chosen group...

Juniors and seniors line up to purchase their prom tickets.

Junior Student Council Class Sells Prom Tickets

March 9, 2020

The junior class student council officers began selling prom tickets two weeks ago, starting at 35 dollars each during lunch. Currently, the tickets are 55 dollars per person and the price will steadily inc...

IB Human Geography Studies Freshmen Observe East Austin’s Changing Cultural Landscape

IB Human Geography Studies Freshmen Observe East Austin’s Changing Cultural Landscape

March 5, 2020

Freshmen in the International Baccalaureate program (IB) took walking tours of East Austin from Monday, Feb. 24 to Thursday, Feb. 27 with their social studies classes to gain a broader understandin...

Westwood students pose in front of Texas State University after placing in 3rd place for Sweepstakes. Individual and group events were both represented during the tournament.

German Students Compete At State Tournament

March 3, 2020

Over 900 German students competed at the annual state tournament this weekend, placing 3rd place in Sweepstakes as well as scoring skillfully in individual and group events and projects. Westwood had alre...

Students read the NFHS pledge from their certificates. This prepares them for the honor and responsibility that comes with being a member.

National French Honor Society Inducts New Members

February 28, 2020

French students gathered in the cafeteria along with family and friends to attend the National French Honor Society (NFHS) induction ceremony on Monday, Feb. 24. Students lit candles and recited the...

Students gather in the conference center as they wait for the Opening Ceremony to begin.

Students Dominate at DECA State

February 28, 2020

Students travelled to Fort Worth, Texas for the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) State Career Development Conference (SCDC) on Thursday, Feb. 20. Organization members competed in a variet...

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