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

Damage done to the school due to the ice storm includes a shattered door in the downstairs E Wing.

Winter Storm Leaves Westwood Worse for Wear

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor February 9, 2023

Following the winter storm that began on Monday, Jan. 30, falling trees and power outages that started on Feb. 1 have affected power for many across Central Texas. Despite community precautions...

GSA Secretary Wednesday Kolledge 23 tapes decorations to the GSA homecoming decoration. Kolledge provided all the streamers for the homecoming hall. I think that my favorite part of the experience was being able to work together with the other members of the club to create something new, said Kolledge. And add[ing] some color to the plain halls of Westwood.

Homecoming Hallways Master Music Madness

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor October 21, 2022

On Friday, Oct. 14, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. club members from various organizations got together to decorate for the Homecoming hallway contest. Adhering to the theme “Music Madness”, participating...

GSA officers for the 2022-2023 school year pose for a photo. (From left) Stuco Rep Alessandra Ashford 25, Treasurer Reyes Irizarry 23, Historian Skye Schulz 25, President Claire Lawrence 23, Vice President Max Lacey 24, and Secretary Wednesday Kolledge 23.

GSA Holds First Meeting of Year

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor September 6, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 1, Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club held its first meeting of the school year. GSA is a student-led club that educates students about the LGBTQA+ community, as well as provides...

Beaming, Nicole Frazier 23 and Caroline Zhuang 23 display the signature SKO WOOD. This was just one of many ways the audience showed school spirit during events that were held in the gym.

Freshmen Swarm to Meet Clubs at 30th Annual Fishbowl

Chloe Boyd, Dreamcatcher Editor-in-Chief August 18, 2022

On Friday, August 12, incoming freshmen attended Fishbowl to learn about getting involved in Westwood’s clubs ahead of the beginning of the school year. Excited freshmen moved between the dozens...

In response to Roe v. Wade being overturned, both celebrations and protests have erupted across America as restrictions on abortion rights change.

Roe v. Wade Overturned: Students Speak Out

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor July 1, 2022

On Friday, May 24, the Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, overturning Roe v. Wade, and ending both the constitutional right to an abortion and the near 50-year precedent set by Roe. “The...

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