The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The Art of Performance: Local Musician Sophia Johnson Shares Her Journey Through the Music Industry, Inspiring Students
The Art of Performance: Local Musician Sophia Johnson Shares Her Journey Through the Music Industry, Inspiring Students
By Hannah McDonough, Reporter • December 2, 2021

IB Social Studies teacher Mr. Tim Bray hosted a Flex Q&A session with local bluegrass and western swing musician Sophia Johnson on Friday,...

Texas abortion providers and the Justice Department brought legal challenges to the Supreme Court. Several political officers spoke in favor or against the challenge, and the conclusion of the trial shows that the challenge may be allowed to proceed.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Abortion Law
By Aanika Hirode, Reporter • November 26, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 1, the Supreme Court heard two legal challenges regarding the recent Texas abortion legislation. Senate Bill 8, also known as the Texas Heartbeat Bill, outlaws...

Ms. Melissa Rangel has signed on as a new biology and chemistry teacher. She is excited to teach at a larger school with a different student body. Photo Courtesy of Melissa Rangel
New Biology and Chemistry Teacher Melissa Rangel Joins Westwood Faculty
By Amelia Spielman, Yearbooker • September 12, 2021

Originally aiming to become a school counselor, Ms. Melissa Rangel fell in love with teaching science and has stuck with it ever since. As one of this year’s new Biology...

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Mr. Bradley Walker is the new assistant principal for last names A-Co. He aims to motivate and inspire all of the students he works with. Photo Courtesy of Bradley Walker
Mr. Bradley Walker Signs On as New Assistant Principal
By Eshaan Chopra and Kumud Arora September 11, 2021

Essential oil is not the only soothing element about Mr. Bradley Walker. As the new Assistant Principal for students’ last names A-Co, Mr. Walker always radiates a sense...

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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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