Westwood Horizon

Class of 2023 Attends Fish Bowl

Class of 2023 Attends Fish Bowl

August 12, 2019

The Class of 2023 became familiar with Westwood on Friday, Aug. 9, as they attended Fish Bowl, an annual orientation designed to welcome the incoming freshmen. Students enjoyed a wide range of activit...

Violet Burns ’21 Visits Germany on Study Trip

Violet Burns ’21 Visits Germany on Study Trip

August 11, 2019

Students did many things to keep busy over the summer- relaxing, studying, travelling. But how many of them got to go on a study trip to a country about 5000 miles away? Violet Burns ‘21 was one ...

Congressional Democrats Should Not Attempt to Impeach President Trump

Congressional Democrats Should Not Attempt to Impeach President Trump

August 2, 2019

It has been quite some time now since the first calls of impeachment against President Trump were heard from Democrats. When they first began, there was little pressure on Democratic leadership to do ...

Sho Humphries ’21 Plays Ukulele on Television

Sho Humphries ’21 Plays Ukulele on Television

July 21, 2019

Seven years after receiving his first ukelele from his parents, Sho Humphries ‘21 got the opportunity to show his passion of playing the ukulele on television. Humphries played on June 25 on the F...

USWNT Dumps France Out Of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2-1

USWNT Dumps France Out Of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2-1

June 29, 2019

In one of the most important matches of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the United States and host country France squared off in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday, June 28 at the Parc des...

Band Students Compete at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest

Band Students Compete at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest

By Srilekha Cherukuvada, Heritage Copy Editor, Horizon Weekly Editor

June 7, 2019

Musicians from all over Texas travelled to the University of Texas at Austin for the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest (TSSEC), in which they competed for a superior rating. Students who advanced from...

Liverpool Downs Tottenham 2-0 To Win UEFA Champions League Final

Liverpool Downs Tottenham 2-0 To Win UEFA Champions League Final

June 1, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, English club Liverpool F.C. won the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League final, taking down fellow England side Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 2-0 in Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, with goals for...

Annual Ceremony Honors Seniors’ Achievements

Annual Ceremony Honors Seniors’ Achievements

May 18, 2019

In accordance with a yearly tradition, members of the graduating class of 2019, along with staff members and high-ranking members of the administration, gathered in the cafeteria on the evening of ...

Choir Performs Diverse Music at ‘Cabaret’

Choir Performs Diverse Music at ‘Cabaret’

April 30, 2019

Following last year’s theme of ‘The Grammys,’ Westwood Choir presented Cabaret, with the theme of ‘Music Festivals,’ on Saturday, April 27. This year’s theme offered a wide variety in ch...

Warrior Fest Draws Crowd for Thirst Project

Warrior Fest Draws Crowd for Thirst Project

April 30, 2019

A long line emerged from the Warrior Bowl as students waited to purchase tickets to attend Warrior Fest on Friday, April 26. Students purchased tickets at the entrance and then could go inside to ...

2018 Heritage Recognized for Yearbook Excellence

2018 Heritage Recognized for Yearbook Excellence

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

The Heritage yearbook staff has been recognized by Balfour Yearbooks with the Best award for its outstanding contribution to scholastic journalism, and the 2018 Heritage is also featured in the 2019 Yearbo...