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Academy Ambassadors Host Recruitment Meeting

Academy Ambassadors Host Recruitment Meeting

April 23, 2019

The Academy Ambassadors hosted a New Ambassador Information Meeting on Tuesday, April 16 after school designed to introduce the program to students interested in joining next year. The meeting was...

Principal Responds to Allegations of Cover-Up

Principal Responds to Allegations of Cover-Up

April 18, 2019

After website 71 Republic published a story titled Exclusive: Westwood High School Covers Up Shooting Incident on Monday, April 15, Principal Mario Acosta responded with a statement emailed to the Wes...

IB Community Hosts Live Music Dance Hall

IB Community Hosts Live Music Dance Hall

April 18, 2019

Filled with cowboy hats and boots, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Community hosted a live music dance with Fingerpistol, a local band, on Sunday, April 14. The goal of this dance was not onl...

DECA Students Host Financial Literacy Presentation

DECA Students Host Financial Literacy Presentation

April 17, 2019

With the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) coming up, a team of DECA members, Sahil Shah ‘21, Joshua Robert ‘21, and Swapnil Dash ‘21, organized a Way to Wealth seminar as a part...

Project Graduation Displays Crashed Car

Project Graduation Displays Crashed Car

April 12, 2019

In an effort to promote safe driving during Prom night, Project Graduation set up a crashed car in the parking lot.  The shocking display was put up after school on Thursday, April 11, however, the stu...

Parents Attend Presentation About Anxiety

Parents Attend Presentation About Anxiety

April 12, 2019

On Thursday, April 4, concerned parents gathered in the library great room to learn from Sydney Dickerson, a therapist from Good Mourning Counseling Center, about how to help their teenagers deal wit...

SkillsUSA Students Compete at State

SkillsUSA Students Compete at State

By Dia Jain, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Filed under Campus

SkillsUSA students travelled to the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi to compete in SkillsUSA State from Thursday, April 4, to Sunday, April 7, where they had the chance to compete to qualify...

Freshman Debaters Compete at In House Tournament

Freshman Debaters Compete at In House Tournament

April 11, 2019

In an effort to provide a competitive learning experience to its entry-level debate students, the speech and debate team hosted its annual In House Novice Debate Tournament on Friday, April 5 and Sat...

Westwood Robotics Wins Awards at Districts

Westwood Robotics Wins Awards at Districts

April 5, 2019

After a lengthy drive to Dallas on Thursday, March 28, the Westwood Robotics team (Robowarriors) unpacked and prepared for the competition ahead. The competition For Inspiration and Recognition of Sc...

Law Enforcement Responds to Reports of Threat on Campus

Law Enforcement Responds to Reports of Threat on Campus

April 5, 2019

At 1:35 p.m., on Wednesday, April 2, an external threat lockdown was issued at Westwood High School. Students were instructed to stay in their classrooms, and proceeded to wait until the Williamson Co...

HOSA Students Compete at State

HOSA Students Compete at State

By Ruhee Nemawarkar, Reporter

April 4, 2019

Filed under Campus

Health Occupational Students Association (HOSA) Area qualifiers competed at the HOSA State Leadership Conference in San Antonio from Thursday, March 29 to Saturday, March 31. Of the 44 students advancing...

IBSO Engages IB Students With Holi Event

IBSO Engages IB Students With Holi Event

April 3, 2019

To entertain International Baccalaureate (IB) students before the approaching testing season, the International Baccalaureate Student Organization (IBSO) hosted its annual IB Holi event at Mountain View...