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UNICEF Hosts Annual Blood Drive

UNICEF Hosts Annual Blood Drive

October 22, 2019

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) club organized a blood drive with the We Are Blood organization on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the Westwood Band practice lot. The go...

Statistics Students Collaborate in Barbie Bungee Lab

Statistics Students Collaborate in Barbie Bungee Lab

October 21, 2019

The AP Statistics class swung Barbie dolls off the edge of the hallway bridge outside the Language hall on Thursday, Oct. 17. This experiment introduced the students into the linear regression unit ...

Westwood Nasha Club: An Indian Cultural Experience

Westwood Nasha Club: An Indian Cultural Experience

October 19, 2019

Loud Bollywood music pumped through the room as the first Westwood Nasha club meeting began. The excited officers took the stand to begin their first meeting. Last year’s idea for a Bollywood themed Indi...

Removals from Cheer Spark Allegations of Title IX Violation

Removals from Cheer Spark Allegations of Title IX Violation

October 18, 2019

Cheer parents are organizing to bring a Title IX complaint to the school board. Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or act...

Parents Gather for College Admissions Night

Parents Gather for College Admissions Night

October 11, 2019

Parents and students attended the annual college admissions night held in the cafeteria on Thursday, Oct. 10. Guest speakers from Texas A&M, Rhodes College, and Trinity University spoke to parents ab...

Students Participate in ‘Stop the Bleed’ Event

Students Participate in ‘Stop the Bleed’ Event

October 8, 2019

Students gathered in the Great Room for the ‘Stop the Bleed’ event after school on Friday, Oct. 4, where they were trained by the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) presenters to effecti...

Students Support Race for the Cure Runners

Students Support Race for the Cure Runners

October 4, 2019

A medley of pink, heartfelt smiles, and encouraging cheers radiated from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K marathon at the Palmer Event Center on Sunday, Sept 29. This event is held annually i...

Students Attend Second Pep Rally of Year

Students Attend Second Pep Rally of Year

October 2, 2019

Students attended the second pep rally of the school year on Friday, Sept. 27, featuring performances of everything from beatboxing to the Warrior Colorguard. There were many new performances at t...

Debaters Participate in Lake Travis Tournament

Debaters Participate in Lake Travis Tournament

September 30, 2019

Debaters secured several state points over the weekend towards qualifying for the Texas Forensic Association state tournament. From Friday, Sept. 20 to Saturday, Sept. 21, students participated in ...

Mr. Chalk’s Students Recreate ‘1984’ Style Interrogation

Mr. Chalk’s Students Recreate ‘1984’ Style Interrogation

September 27, 2019

As a fun and unique way to review for a test, Mr. Chalk’s AP TAG English class interrogated each other on their knowledge of the book 1984 by George Orwell. The review activity, called “Room 10...