Westwood Horizon

Zoe Morris ’18

Zoe Morris ’18

September 8, 2016

             "I started taking ballet seriously when I was about 14, so I’m behind. People always tell me if I want to improve, I just have to work hard. It’s obvious, but it’s some of the best advice I’ve gotten. ...

Alisha Rawal ’19

Alisha Rawal ’19

September 6, 2016

“I am passionate about art because it gives me the freedom to create, and I think that that’s really special about artists: you rarely ever destroy and you’re almost always creating, and even ...

Caitlin Smith ’16 Wins Big at International DECA Conference

Caitlin Smith ’16 Wins Big at International DECA Conference

May 11, 2016

Caitlin Smith ‘16 anticipated a text from her friend, hoping to hear some good news sooner or later. A notification came in, and she opened up her phone to find a message that sent adrenaline shooting t...

Scrapbooks Tell the Story of Incoming Student Maggie Findell’s Life

Scrapbooks Tell the Story of Incoming Student Maggie Findell’s Life

April 29, 2016

Normally, owning 14 two and a half inch books with your face on each page would be unsettling, but Maggie Findell ‘20, who will be attending Westwood next year, has had every prominent moment in her l...

Brooklin Smith: Westwood’s Very Own Supergirl

Brooklin Smith: Westwood’s Very Own Supergirl

April 28, 2016

With a cheery bow in her hair, a confident stance, and her signature gallon jug of water in hand, she’s not hard to spot. Though only standing at 5-foot-1, Brooklin Smith ‘19 is able to deadlift 225 lbs, an amazin...

Hyejee Bae to Attend Harvard This Fall

Hyejee Bae to Attend Harvard This Fall

April 26, 2016

“Oh, this is crazy; I’m going to be a college student soon. I need to learn how to do the laundry.” Those were the first words to come out of Hyejee Bae ‘16’s mouth when she saw the words ...

Student Finds Silver Lining in Tragedy

Student Finds Silver Lining in Tragedy

By Audrey Lu, Reporter

April 26, 2016

Filed under Events, Spotlight

Unable to process the scene before her eyes, she can only stare in horror at the shell of what was once her home. The back wall has disintegrated into a pile of ash, revealing the blackened interior. ...

Student Plans to Study Abroad in Italy

Student Plans to Study Abroad in Italy

April 22, 2016

Within six months, Kathryn Eversmann ‘16 will be living abroad in Italy. Eversmann is graduating this year as a junior as part of the Early Graduation program with Westwood so she can travel abroad for h...

Student Calls for Encouragement of the Arts

Student Calls for Encouragement of the Arts

April 22, 2016

In an era when science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are becoming increasingly dominant, Kate Lee ‘19 has set her heart on becoming a writer. Every day, walking down the hallways at West...

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Shelby Kelly Part II

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Shelby Kelly Part II

By Haley Stiles, Reporter

April 14, 2016

Filed under Spotlight

Mrs. Kelly, who teaches dance and SunDancers, had the experience of a lifetime: living in New York City as a professional dancer and travelling the world with Project Dance. However, there were big changes...

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Katherine Minter

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Katherine Minter

January 29, 2016

We all know that Mrs. Katherine Minter teaches AP and IB Psychology classes here at Westwood, but did you know just how involved in the psychology world she is?  From being the National Chairperson of Tea...

Teachers After 4:10 — Sra. MilyBett Llanos-Gremillion

Teachers After 4:10 — Sra. MilyBett Llanos-Gremillion

January 20, 2016

Travelling the world is something almost everyone wants to do -- but what if you lived on three different continents before you were 15? Sra. MilyBett Llanos-Gremillion has done just that. Read More...