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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Observing the evening festivities, English teacher Samantha Lozano and Student Council officers Iris Chen ‘26, Rheya Kurian ‘26, and Aiden Wen ‘26 sit behind a prom court voting booth. The booth was open right until the prom king and queen were announced, allowing students to cast their votes throughout the night.

Students Enjoy Enchanted Forest Themed Prom

Tianwen Gao April 23, 2024

Dazzling under colorful lights, students celebrated yet another year at Prom from 8 p.m. to midnight, on Saturday, April 13 at the Oasis. “Prom was important to me because it’s a signification of...

Posing for a photo, DECA seniors Brooke Xu, Valerie Zhang, and Hannah Lee relax after qualifying for the State competition. Westwood DECA beat personal records this year, having a total of 256 members advancing to compete at the next level.

DECA Breaks District Records

Mallory Milner, Reporter January 18, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) began their season with the Districts competition at Kalahari Resort. DECA members gathered to compete in written and roleplay events...

In a circle, students dance to Bollywood music while following a routine. Other South Asian organizations performed and led attendees in the dance as well.

Students Embrace South Asian Culture at Garba Night

Shivani Kondubhatla, A&E Editor November 15, 2023

Bollywood music blasting, vibrant lehengas twirling, and the aroma of Indian snacks permeating the school, students gathered in the cafeteria for a Garba held by Westwood South Asian Student Association...

Walking in the parade, the softball team toss candy to spectators. Garnering a first-place win, the team impressed audiences with their Toy Story themed float.

Students Bring Cheer to Community at Annual Homecoming Parade

Valerie Zhang and Shivani Kondubhatla October 12, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, student organizations and families filled the streets at the Homecoming Parade to show off the ornate floats they designed.    By 6:00 p.m., last-minute touch-ups were...

Adorning Hawaiian shirts, the Student Council officers pose in the F-hall during Beach Day. StuCo officers planned and executed Howdy Week dress-up days, which encouraged school spirit, and contained a variety of themes, making the celebration accessible to all.

Students Showcase Spirit During Howdy Week Dress-up Days

Tara Kurkal, Tiktok Account Manager September 10, 2023

From Monday, Aug. 28 to Friday, Sept. 1 Howdy Week took place. Arranged by Student Council, Howdy Week was a week full of dress-up days with specific daily themes, allowing students to showcase their school...

Beaming, Shrishti Mahajan 25, Bailey Zhang 25, and Shivani Kondubhatla 25 hold their 3rd place trophy in the air at the DECA International Conference awards ceremony. The team of sophomores won in the Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research event.

Westwood DECA Gets Edge at International Conference 

Decked in blazers and professional attire, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) students saw success at the 2023 International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida from...

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