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AP Statistics Students Apply Skills in Bungee Barbie Lab

AP Statistics Students Apply Skills in Bungee Barbie Lab

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

October 21, 2017


Filed under School News, Video

The AP Statistic students completed their Bungee Barbie lab this past week. This lab goes along with the class’ current unit of scatterplots and regressions. The activity consisted of students finding the distance the Barbie would "bungee" with a varying amount of rubber bands, first on a small...

Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally Showcase School Spirit

Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally Showcase School Spirit

Nuha Momin, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

To kick off the Homecoming spirit, the annual parade was held on Thursday, Oct. 12 after school to showcase all of the organizations. The parade lasted for 45 minutes as all the floats rolled around the neighborhoods. The floats had been decorated by each organization, to be voted on by judges tha...

Varsity Football Conquers Mavericks in Sister Rivalry 62-27

Varsity Football Conquers Mavericks in Sister Rivalry 62-27

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

October 14, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Video

An age-long sister rivalry against the McNeil Mavericks ended in a Warrior victory on Friday night, Oct. 13, with a final score of 62-27. Matt Pravednikov ‘19 started the game with a five-yard rush when he received the Mavericks kickoff in the first quarter. Wide receiver Ryan Lindley ‘20...

WARRIORS REACT: Exotic Fruits

WARRIORS REACT: Exotic Fruits

Sathvik Allala, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Video

Recording Artist Wrabel Promotes Inclusive Themes through Music

Recording Artist Wrabel Promotes Inclusive Themes through Music

Jenny Xu, Executive Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Video

Students were offered the rare opportunity to watch recording artist Stephen Wrabel, more commonly known as Wrabel, perform in the Great Room on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m.. The music video for Wrabel’s newest single, The Village, was shown at the beginning of the event as an introduction to hi...

Fall Pep Rally Unites School Spirit

Fall Pep Rally Unites School Spirit

Audrey Lemen

September 8, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

Many different organizations came together to participate in the fall semester pep rally on Friday, Sept. 8. Coach Travis Dalrymple acted as the Master of Ceremonies for the pep rally, a role he has performed since he started teaching at Westwood. “When I first got to Westwood, we didn’t have ...

Gas Leak Prompts School Evacuation

Gas Leak Prompts School Evacuation

Alex Reece, Reporter

August 29, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

Sometime yesterday afternoon, an unknown person left a gas valve open, filling the school with natural gas overnight which went unnoticed until early this morning. This morning, all students were evacuated to the Warrior Bowl and the band lot while the Austin Fire Department worked to clear out the leftove...

Class of 2021 Attend Fish Bowl and Pep Rally

Class of 2021 Attend Fish Bowl and Pep Rally

Amy Vo, School News Editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under School News, Video

New freshmen were welcomed into the Westwood community at the annual Fish Bowl, held on Friday, August 18. Following a club fair where organizations promoted themselves and tried to recruit new members, freshmen attended the Meet the Warrior pep rally to encourage school spirit. “I signed...