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Varsity Football Bounces Back With Dominant 27-7 Win Over Vista Ridge

Varsity Football Bounces Back With Dominant 27-7 Win Over Vista Ridge

September 22, 2018

The varsity football team bounced back from a crushing loss and dominated the Vista Ridge Rangers on the road at Gupton Stadium with a score of 27-7. The Warriors scored on the first play from scrimmage -...

Community Service Committee Contributes to Cranes for Cancer

Community Service Committee Contributes to Cranes for Cancer

September 16, 2018

According to a Japanese legend, a person who receives 1,000 origami cranes will have one wish granted. In hopes of this, the Student Council’s Community Service committee joined forces with the Cranes f...

Varsity Football Blown Out 64-14 To Begin District Play

Varsity Football Blown Out 64-14 To Begin District Play

September 15, 2018

In rainy conditions and with a thunderstorm looming close to the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex, the varsity football team began district play with a crushing 64-14 loss at the hands of the Hendric...

Varsity Volleyball Conquers the Hendrickson Hawks in a Game Dedicated to First Responders

Varsity Volleyball Conquers the Hendrickson Hawks in a Game Dedicated to First Responders

September 15, 2018

The varsity volleyball team took down the Hendrickson Hawks 3-0 on Sept. 14 in a game dedicated to first responders. The theme was “Heroes Night,” where members of the military, veterans, and lo...

Teacher Discovers Used Band-Aid in Pizza

Teacher Discovers Used Band-Aid in Pizza

September 14, 2018

On Wednesday, the night of Open House, Principal Mario Acosta ordered a batch of pizzas from DoubleDave's for the whole staff. Many teachers and coaches took home the leftover pizzas for their families, but ...

Student Organizations Commemorate 9/11

Student Organizations Commemorate 9/11

September 13, 2018

ROTC students conducted a symbolic flag lowering ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in order to commemorate the anniversary of the tragic attack on the World Trade Centers and U.S. Pentagon.  The movin...

National Merit Semifinalists Recognized For Achievements

National Merit Semifinalists Recognized For Achievements

September 12, 2018

A total of 57 students were announced as National Merit Semifinalists, and to honor them a ceremony was held Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the small gym at 8 a.m.. In order to qualify as a semifinalist, ...

Varsity Volleyball Falls Short Against Cedar Ridge

Varsity Volleyball Falls Short Against Cedar Ridge

September 9, 2018

The varsity volleyball team faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders Friday, Sept. 8 in a suspenseful, neck-and-neck game, ultimately ending with a loss for the Lady Warriors, 3-0. Though both teams fought...

Varsity Football Prevails In Offensive Showdown vs. Austin

Varsity Football Prevails In Offensive Showdown vs. Austin

September 8, 2018

In an entertaining match, the Westwood Warriors varsity squad was able to build off of the season-opening victory over East View by coming into Dragon Stadium and triumphing over the Austin Maroons...

Varsity Volleyball Takes Down Mavericks 3-1

Varsity Volleyball Takes Down Mavericks 3-1

September 6, 2018

The varsity volleyball team put up a strong defense against McNeil on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and their hard work paid off with a very intense victory, finishing the fourth and final set with a score of ...

New Family and Community Services Course Launches School Supply Drive

New Family and Community Services Course Launches School Supply Drive

September 5, 2018

Westwood has started a new course called Family and Community Services under the Human Services pathway. This course is a full year of planning and participating in various projects over community...

Students Attend First Pep Rally of Year

Students Attend First Pep Rally of Year

September 1, 2018

The first pep rally of the school year took place on Aug. 31 in the big gym. As always, it was filled with school spirit and excitement, and many students performed or gave a speech about their area o...