Westwood Horizon

Erick Bonilla ’18

Erick Bonilla ’18

May 2, 2017

“I like to script write and make movies. It’s a great way to express yourself and soon enough I'm actually creating a series based on the school that just got approved by Mr. Acosta himself. Once that...

Vaishnavi Sankar ’17 to Attend Brown This Fall

Vaishnavi Sankar ’17 to Attend Brown This Fall

April 24, 2017

For many, the most anticipated day is their wedding day. For Westwood Students, the day of equal importance is college results day. Vaishnavi Sankar ‘17 waited anxiously with her friends at school for the...

Krithika Shamanna ’18 Introduces LaunchPad Initiative

Krithika Shamanna ’18 Introduces LaunchPad Initiative

April 21, 2017

Feminine hygiene is usually a topic that is discussed in whispers, and leaves many girls feeling like they have no place to go in times of need. However, LaunchPad is a student led initiative that Kri...

Rucha Joshi ’18 Headed to International Science and Engineering Fair

Rucha Joshi ’18 Headed to International Science and Engineering Fair

April 13, 2017

Indistinct chatter carries through the air; students mill around in formal attire, nervously fidgeting or standing astutely in front of judges. The hall is a sea of tri-fold boards filled with meticulous r...

Sam Smith ’19

Sam Smith ’19

April 4, 2017

(Sam Smith '19 plays on the water polo team.) “Some of my friends that played the sport previously encouraged me to play. I’ve also played a water sport before so I had experience being in the water, ...

Tristan Yates ’18

Tristan Yates ’18

April 3, 2017

“I run track, I am a varsity pole vaulter for Westwood. One day I was talking to my friend, Ariel, and she said ‘Hey you should try pole vault it’s at 6:30 tomorrow’ and I said okay. I went and I’...

Ernesto Ramirez ’17

Ernesto Ramirez ’17

March 31, 2017

(Ernesto Ramirez '17 is an office aid.) “My favorite part about this is probably who I get to work with -- the principals, the teachers, and sometimes the office aids. That’s my favorite part, being ...

Riley Smith ’19

Riley Smith ’19

March 7, 2017

"Right now, I’m in the dance program, and I’m trying out for cheer. I’m also a part of AVID club, which is a college-readiness program. It helps you prepare for college. It helps you under...

Anthony Pham ’19

Anthony Pham ’19

February 17, 2017

“Ballroom dancing isn’t something that’s common for people to do so I thought that would be something fun to join. I started at the beginning of the year. My favorite dance is swing -- the one that we...

Atharva Joshi ’20

Atharva Joshi ’20

February 1, 2017

(Atharva Joshi '20 competed with the swim team at Districts. The team won the meet overall, and placed first in boys and second in girls.) “I’m a freshman, so I haven’t really been with the team th...

Kyle and Staley Varozza ’18

Kyle and Staley Varozza ’18

January 25, 2017

(Kyle and Staley Varozza ‘18 bleached their hair for the swim team, which will compete in Districts on Jan. 27.) “I’m swimming 50 free and 100 backstroke hoping to get to regionals with a 5400 backstro...

Rishi Kejriwal ’17

Rishi Kejriwal ’17

January 15, 2017

(Kejriwal is a senior who signed off to play golf at Rice University in the fall of 2017.)     "[In my opinion] golf is a predominantly white sport. There will always be someone who doubts my abilities, ...