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Westwood Horizon

Prima Changwatchai

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor

Class of 2025

I love writing, photography, and design, so I’m thrilled to be on Student Press! When I’m not doing journalism work, I’m still typing up stories and taking photographs, only I’m also doing the daily New York Times puzzles, making little doodles in my math notebook, reading anything from poetry to fantasy fiction, learning new songs on the piano, and overthinking everything.

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Mechanical issues have led to recent crashes involving Boeing planes. As a result, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented inspection and maintenance requirements before the planes could be returned to service. The safety of the flying public, not speed, will determine the timeline for returning these aircraft to service, the FAA said in a press release on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Failure to Fly

Lilah Schlanger, Reporter
February 16, 2024
Among the aisles of HEB, Ishira Limaye 25 poses for a selfie. For an assignment in TAG AP Language, Mr. Chalks students went to the grocery store alone as a real-life application of topics discussed in their current reading, The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare.

TAG AP Language Students Go Shopping

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
February 20, 2024
Collaborating, the Westwood Girls 1st team assesses their results from their current hole. Each Westwood team consisted of three or four players, who provided each other with support and encouragement throughout the tournament. Playing with my teammates [was the highlight], Nancy Lu 27 said.

JV Golf Has Successful Outing in Westwood Tournament

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
February 8, 2024
The road is full of puddles on Wednesday morning during a heavy shower. Rainfall during the night and early morning contributed to slippery conditions when students drove to school.

Downpour Leads to Driving Dangers

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
January 26, 2024
Posing with a cookie and flyer, Sophie Liu 25 makes up half of Journey for Tomorrow, a HOSA project that aims to raise funds for Sanfilippo syndrome research. To encourage donations to their cause, Liu and her HOSA partner, Jenny Yun 25, created flyers, fundraisers, and social media accounts. [Funds are] going towards genetic research for gene therapy and enzyme replacement therapy so that there can be a cure for Sanfilippo, Liu said.

Journeying for a Brighter Tomorrow

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
January 15, 2024
Looking into the distance, Ryan Lee 25 aims his club before teeing off. One of the captains of the golf team, Lee has been playing golf competitively for seven years.

“You’re Competing Against Yourself”

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
January 2, 2024
Gift-giving is one of the most common holiday traditions. However, the cultural obligation to give gifts contributes to stress for both gift-givers and gift-receivers alike.

Gift Giving Shouldn’t Be This Stressful

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
December 30, 2023
Students wait for their buses after school. Although 62.5% of students who responded to a survey about the impact of the national bus driver shortage reported that their buses were usually late, several students had positive experiences with their bus drivers. My bus driver is always on time and really cares about us, Advait Omshankar 27 said. She has fought for 3 different buses just because it was hot on [each] one.

Bus Driver Shortage Drives Up Late Arrivals

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
October 10, 2023
Mitskis seventh album, The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We, was released on Sept. 15.

The Music Is Poignant and So Is Mitski

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
September 24, 2023
Crouching down, Marlene Luo 25 carefully aims her ball towards the hole. Luos team, the Westwood Girls 2nd team, started out on the 8th hole, with Luo hitting a birdie on the 1st. It was very fun spending time with our teammates and working together to get a good score, Luo said.

JV Golf Irons Out Victory at Balcones Country Club

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
September 21, 2023
Texas Legislature Starts Session For 2023

Texas Legislature Starts Session For 2023

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor
February 10, 2023
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