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

Principal Dr. Mario Acosta announced his resignation in an email on Tuesday, May 17.

Dr. Mario Acosta Announces Resignation

Hannah Ashtari, Managing Editor May 17, 2022

After six years of serving the Westwood community as principal, Dr. Mario Acosta announced his resignation on Tuesday, May 17. "Please know that the decision to leave was not made lightly, as I have...

As students are set to return to school in a couple of weeks, teachers have many concerns that have yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, district officials are scrambling to put together a plan that keeps safety a priority while following TEA guidelines.

Teachers Speak Out on Risks of In-Person Learning During Pandemic Peak

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief August 7, 2020

As summer comes to a close and the beginning of the fall semester approaches, the final preparations for a reinvented learning experience are unfolding. RRISD recently launched its Reimagining Education...

A panel of several principals and district officials delivered a presentation last Thursday on the reopening of middle and high schools.

Middle and High School Overview Town Hall Recap

Catharine Li, Horizon Editor-in-Chief August 6, 2020

Round Rock ISD officials hosted a virtual town hall on Thursday, July 30 to focus on the operations and procedures to be put in place for middle and high school instruction in the upcoming school year....

Round Rock officials hosted a town hall that covered a litany of issues related to education in the coronavirus age. The panelists also fielded questions from parents and students on how the synchronous system would work.

Virtual Learning and Support Services Town Hall Recap

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief July 27, 2020

Officials held a town hall on Wednesday, July 22 discussing what virtual learning would look like in the coming fall semester. RRISD’s Reimagining Education plan has taken several factors into consideration,...

During the first town hall, district officials covered a broad range of topics. These included how areas would be sanitized, in what ways schools and facilities would be updated, and many other safety subjects.

Public Health Guidelines and Safety Measures Town Hall Recap

Hannah Ashtari, Managing Editor July 26, 2020

District officials held a town hall meeting covering public health guidelines and safety measures for reopening schools on Monday, July 21. They discussed the actions that would be taken to keep students...

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