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Smiling, Mr. Scheiber poses with his IB Sports Exercise & Health Science class after he was announced as the 2023 Teacher of the Year.

Mr. Eric Scheiber Named 2023 Teacher of the Year

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2023

In a flurry of balloons and applause, Mr. Eric Scheiber was named Westwood’s 2023 “Teacher of the Year” on Thursday, Feb. 9. Gifted with a succulent plant arrangement, the administrative team honored...

With another state title under their belt, the varsity tennis team celebrates their latest victory together. The team swept both semifinals and finals, winning each without dropping a match. 10-0 in the state finals is unheard of and these kids accomplished it, Head Coach Travis Dalrymple said. [This was] just an unbelievable moment for this team.

Varsity Tennis Claims Third State Championship With Dominating 10-0 Win

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2022

It was 9-0 in the match. Simryn Jacob ‘24 held a 6-2, 5-2, 40-40 lead. The pressure intensified on both Jacob and her Houston Memorial opponent as the latter stepped up to brick-red court for her...

Students and Staff Adjust to Virtual Learning

Students and Staff Adjust to Virtual Learning

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2020

After the first week of school on the computer, students and teachers have started to settle into a virtual learning schedule. The challenges of new platforms, online lessons, and constant glitches have...

Matthew Gula 22 hits a single in the third inning against Elgin on March 3. Baseball was one of many spring sports to have their season shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student-Athletes Adapt to COVID-19 Situation in Different Ways

Amoli Agarwal and Amy Simon May 16, 2020

This school year was full of athletic achievements, including the varsity boys’ basketball team making it to their first regional tournament in 22 years, the varsity tennis team winning their 10th consecutive...

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