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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Sandy Trang 23 waves her flag for Color Guard. The new studio makes it easier for the dancers to perform with correct spacing.
Dance Department Looks Forward to New Warrior Studios
By Hadley Norris, Reporter • September 21, 2021

The final adjustments to the newly constructed dance studios were completed on Monday, Sept. 20. Flooring was installed and now the studios...

On Aug. 31, President Joe Biden withdrew US troops from Afghanistan. The country is currently under Taliban control, leading to many civilians fleeing the country.
Photo courtesy of The Borgen Project.
President Joe Biden Withdraws Troops From Afghanistan
By Mallory Milner, Reporter • September 13, 2021

On Tuesday, Aug. 31,  President Joe Biden withdrew all American troops stationed in Afghanistan, ending a war of almost 2 decades. Although the US had spent years in Afghanistan...

Heather Hay talks about Safe in Austin
April 28, 2021

Heather Hay talks about her experience with Austin's rescue ranch Safe in Austin.

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Freshman Talk about their First Year of High School in a Pandemic
April 23, 2021

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New Years Resolutions
January 28, 2021

Students talk about their new years resolutions and hopes for 2021.

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Tales of the Fabulist, a game created by Catherine Hughes 22 and her family, combines many elements for a fast-paced and humorous card game. Photo courtesy of Catherine Hughes.
Catherine Hughes '22 Creates Game 'Tales of the Fabulist'
By Hannah Ashtari, Managing Editor • December 3, 2020

Three years in the making and created by Catherine Hughes ‘22 and her family, Tales of the Fabulist is a tabletop storytelling game that combines improvisation and teamwork....

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Ms. Emily Smith Joins Dance Department
Ms. Emily Smith Joins Dance Department
By Nivrithi Kuttuva, Dreamcatcher Poetry & Prose Editor • December 3, 2020

Ms. Emily Smith recently joined the Westwood Dance Department and currently teaches SunDancers and Warrior Pride. As an Austin native, she grew up in the Round Rock Independent...

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Photo Courtesy of Ms. Rebecca Roberie
Ms. Rebecca Roberie Joins Westwood Faculty
By Amy Simon, Opinions Editor • November 19, 2020

Ms. Rebecca Roberie joined the Social Studies department this year, teaching Applied World History. She majored in Criminology at Texas State University. As well as teaching,...

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