Westwood Horizon

Student Finds Silver Lining in Tragedy

Student Finds Silver Lining in Tragedy

April 26, 2016

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

April 14, 2016

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...

Spanish Teacher Travels to Honduras to Help Local Students

Spanish Teacher Travels to Honduras to Help Local Students

December 27, 2015

Spanish teacher Mr. McDonough recently traveled to Honduras to drop off student-donated school supplies for Honduran students. This wasn’t Mr. McDonough’s first trip to Honduras, though. He is actually a board member of a non-profit called Honduras Good Works (HGW...

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Janice Frank

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Janice Frank

December 10, 2015

Have you ever wondered what life is like as a professional cat breeder and shower? Mrs. Janice Frank, a chemistry teacher here at Westwood, and her husband breed and show cats. Read More »...

Teachers After 4:10 — Ms. Brooke Parks

Teachers After 4:10 — Ms. Brooke Parks

November 30, 2015

Studying abroad is an amazing experience: getting to see new places and study in different cultures for months at a time, experiencing all another country has to offer. This was the experience of Ms. ...

Teachers After 4:10 — Ms. Katherine Hickman

Teachers After 4:10 — Ms. Katherine Hickman

November 12, 2015

  Have you ever dreamed of travelling to far-off places, seeing things that seem to only exist on Tumblr? Well, that is Ms. Katherine Hickman’s reality: during summers between teaching Algebra II and...

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Darcy Johnson

Teachers After 4:10 — Mrs. Darcy Johnson

November 6, 2015

Mrs. Darcy Johnson, who teaches Spanish III and IV at Westwood, has always had a heart for travelling and helping those in need. When the opportunity arose, Mrs. Johnson leaped at the chance to journey...

Flag Runner Connor Benyo ’16 Shows Dedication to Football Team

Flag Runner Connor Benyo ’16 Shows Dedication to Football Team

October 28, 2015

A rush of silence takes the stands as the fans anticipate the home football team’s emergence from a cloud of smoke. But before the mass of orange and white players takes the field, Connor Benyo ‘16 e...