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Students Give Opinions on ACC Summer Classes

Students Give Opinions on ACC Summer Classes

Katie Chung, Video Editor
July 30, 2017
Filed under Video

Warrior Fest Proves Successful for Thirst Project

Warrior Fest Proves Successful for Thirst Project

Katie Chung, Video Editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

Music: "Upbeat Forever" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Organized by the National Honor Society (NHS), the fourth annual Warrior Fest took place on Friday, May 26 after school. The yearly fundraiser’s proceeds go toward t...

Art Students Visit San Antonio Art Museums

Art Students Visit San Antonio Art Museums

Suchi Misra and Callie High
May 1, 2017
Filed under A & E, Arts, Video

On April 27, the Art Department went on a field trip to San Antonio. They visited the San Antonio Museum of Art and the McNay Museum. The students rode on a charter bus and had a comfortable ride to San Antonio, only having to pay a fee of $25. “I got to sit with my friends and the charte...

Students Simulate Drunk Driving

Students Simulate Drunk Driving

Manasa Dendukuri and Callie High
March 31, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

Police officers, worried about the safety of students over Prom weekend, put students through a drunk driving simulation in the parking lot on March 31. While wearing goggles that simulated a drunk person’s vision, they drove through an obstacle course of traffic cones in a golf cart. “The purpose of this activity is to...

Performers Share Culture at Taste of Asia

Performers Share Culture at Taste of Asia

Amy Vo, Assistant A & E Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

The annual event Taste of Asia, a showcase of Asian culture hosted by Project Graduation, took place in the Westwood cafeteria on Friday, Mar. 3. Students and parents, as well as attendees outside of the Westwood community, took the opportunity to explore Asian foods and performances while also contrib...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Video

Black and orange balloons adorned the stands as friends, family members, and teachers alike came out to support the varsity girls’ basketball team in their last district game on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Warriors displayed their impressive defense, holding the Round Rock Dragons to a winning score o...

Students Take to the Stage at IBSO Talent Show

Students Take to the Stage at IBSO Talent Show

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Video

IB students were able to showcase their talents outside the classroom through the student-led 12th annual International Baccalaureate Student Organization (IBSO) Talent Show, held on Friday, Jan. 20 in the cafeteria. Acts ranged from unique piano pieces to a game of blindfolded chess. “It’s a tra...

Mr. Acosta Presents First Party on the Patio

Mr. Acosta Presents First Party on the Patio

Lizzie Deal, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under School News, Video

Throughout the year, students sing, play instruments, and dance in the atrium for class activities. However, the students crowding in the atrium during third block Jan. 20 were there for an entirely different reason -- to take a break from school and unwind. During all three lunches, students ...