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Varsity Girls’ Soccer Defeats San Marcos, Advances to Second Round of Playoffs

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Defeats San Marcos, Advances to Second Round of Playoffs

March 30, 2018

Finishing 2-0 on Thursday, March 29, the varsity girls’ soccer team smothered the San Marcos Rattlers with the encouragement of packed bleachers full with supporters and the Westwood Band. This win ...

[VOICES OF WOOD] Sejal Jain ’20 Discusses Songwriting Process

[VOICES OF WOOD] Sejal Jain ’20 Discusses Songwriting Process

March 29, 2018

Mae Bruce ‘19 sits down with Sejal Jain ‘20 to talk to her about her original songs and the process behind her songwriting experience....

Students Organize Walkout Against Gun Violence

Students Organize Walkout Against Gun Violence

March 13, 2018

In the wake of the most recent school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, high schools across America voiced their demands that these tragedies never happen again. On Thursday, March 8, W...

FAC Students Attend Valentine’s Dance

FAC Students Attend Valentine’s Dance

February 22, 2018

A Valentine’s Dance was organized in the Westwood cafeteria on Friday, Feb. 16. FAC students from all over the district got together to spend an evening with all their friends and let loose for th...

Blacklight Pep Rally Pumps Up School Spirit

Blacklight Pep Rally Pumps Up School Spirit

February 11, 2018

On Feb. 9, the Blacklight Pep Rally took place in the big gym. As usual, Coach Travis Dalrymple led the show, encouraging the crowd to become louder and louder. The two halves of the crowd screamed “...

Psychology Students Model Brains with Play-Doh

Psychology Students Model Brains with Play-Doh

February 8, 2018

Psychology students created Play-Doh brains during their neuroscience unit, enabling them to understand the different functions of specific regions of the brain. This also helped students visualize ...

Public Service Academy Holds Career Fair

Public Service Academy Holds Career Fair

January 28, 2018

The Academy of Public Service held a career fair in the Atrium on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to inform students of various career opportunities. To help the event run smoothly, Academy Ambassadors guided in...

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Wipes Out Anderson Trojans 2-1

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Wipes Out Anderson Trojans 2-1

January 20, 2018

On Friday, Jan. 19, the Lady Warriors took a 2-1 win for their first home game of the season against the Anderson Trojans. The Warriors and the Trojans were tied most of the game, but the Warriors ...

[VOICES OF WOOD] Principal Mario Acosta

[VOICES OF WOOD] Principal Mario Acosta

December 14, 2017

Haley Haverda '18 sits down with Mr. Acosta to discuss school life, student stress culture, and plans for the future of Westwood. ...