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Choir Ends Year with Winter Concert

Choir Ends Year with Winter Concert

December 12, 2019

The Westwood Choir's Winter Concert brought about Christmas spirit at the Hope Presybterian Church on Dec. 10. The Westwood Choir department contains different groups within the organization, includi...

Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment

Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment

December 11, 2019

The impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump (R) have been front page news over the last couple months.The catalyst of the inquiry was the leak of notes about a call between Trump and ...

Band Showcases Talent at Winter Concert

Band Showcases Talent at Winter Concert

December 9, 2019

Following a very successful marching season, the Westwood Band hosted their annual winter concert on Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Westwood cafeteria. The concert consisted of performances from all four o...

Ambassadors Celebrate Semester at Camping Themed Annual Winter Social

Ambassadors Celebrate Semester at Camping Themed Annual Winter Social

December 5, 2019

The cafeteria glowed with camping and holiday themed decorations, and happy smiles as the Academy Ambassadors enjoyed the annual Winter Social on Tuesday, Dec. 3, with plenty of food, fun games, and f...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Cedar Ridge Raiders 55-50

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Cedar Ridge Raiders 55-50

December 4, 2019

The varsity girls' basketball faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and emerged victorious in an intense nail-biter game on Faculty Night. The Lady Warriors bounced back from a tr...

NHS Hosts Powderpuff Game to Raise Money for the Thirst Project

NHS Hosts Powderpuff Game to Raise Money for the Thirst Project

November 27, 2019

National Honor Society (NHS) hosted its second annual Powder Puff game on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Warrior Bowl, in efforts to raise money for the Thirst Project, an organization devoted to providing su...

This Thanksgiving, Don’t Let the Holiday Disguise the Truth

This Thanksgiving, Don’t Let the Holiday Disguise the Truth

November 22, 2019

In the coming week, students in elementary schools across the country will begin to learn the traditions and causes of America’s second most celebrated holiday, Thanksgiving. As an American with roots...

Students Gather to Observe Largest Bond Sale in RRISD’s History

Students Gather to Observe Largest Bond Sale in RRISD’s History

November 22, 2019

During the largest bond sale in RRISD history, several representatives of Wells Fargo, one of the underwriters of the sale, came to Westwood to teach students while giving them an inside look into the...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overcomes Shoemaker 60-50

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overcomes Shoemaker 60-50

November 20, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team faced against the Shoemaker Wolves on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and prevailed 60-50. Despite the win, the game consisted of combative fouls and a mass of turnovers.  ...

Chamber Choir Performs with UT’s Concert Chorale

Chamber Choir Performs with UT’s Concert Chorale

November 20, 2019

Westwood Chamber Choir performed with University of Texas at Austin’s (UT’s) Concert Chorale on Nov. 16. In recent years, Dr. Suzanne Pence, the conductor of the Concert Chorale, has been inviting a...

Ambulances Summoned To Westwood

Ambulances Summoned To Westwood

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 11, a student was escorted in an ambulance prior to dismissal. After school, a female was then seen lying on the curb, appearing to be hit by a car. Onlookers tried to help the female as med...

Principal Follows Up On Weekend Investigations

Principal Follows Up On Weekend Investigations

November 14, 2019

Over the weekend of Nov. 9, posts were discovered on social media which indicated that a student planned to bring a gun to school on the following Monday. The posts spread quickly and prompted an inve...

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