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

As a line of members looks on, HOSA Vice President Sophia He ‘25 cuts and serves cake for those who attended the social. For He and the other officers, the social was designed to provide community for members as well as raising money.

HOSA Revitalizes Members with Post-Testing Social

Sabrina Kim, Heritage Co-Chief December 8, 2023

After the program’s competition testing that accompanies the end of the first semester, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) officers and members came together to celebrate with a social on...

Keeping her head low, Leah Zhang 26 completes the first 50 of the 100-Breastroke. Zhang specializes in mid-distance events such as the 100-Yard-Breastroke and the 200-Yard-Medley.

Swim and Dive Breaks Out Ahead Of Competition at TISCA Meet

Valerie Zhang, Reporter November 30, 2023

On Saturday, Nov. 18, Swim and Dive traveled to Dallas to compete in the Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (TISCA) meet at the Mansfield Natatorium. This was one of the most successful...

Flying off the blocks, NamAnh Truong 25 launches into her 100-Yard-Freestyle. Over the course of the meet, she received three 1st places, and one 2nd place.

Swim and Dive Blows Aggieland Competition Out of Water

Valerie Zhang, Reporter November 15, 2023

On Friday, Nov. 10, Swim and Dive competed at the Aggieland Invitational at the Texas A&M Natatorium in College Station. Swimmers left school at 6:30 and drove two hours to College Station, finished...

Breaths in sync with his opponents, Julian Rusk 27 glides through his 100-yard-breastroke. The 100-yard breaststroke was one of the most heated competitions of the day.

Swim and Dive Vanquished by Vandegrift in MavWood Invitational

Valerie Zhang, Reporter October 10, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 5, Swim and Dive competed and hosted the MavWood invitational at the Round Rock Natatorium. Typically this is a bigger meet, jam-packed with teams as close as McNeil to teams as far...

Beating back a McNeil swimmer, Liam Lewis 26 finishes his 50 yard breastroke leg in the 200 yard Medley Relay.

Swim and Dive Dominates in District Opener

Valerie Zhang, Reporter September 28, 2023
Following their annual Orange-Black meet the swim and dive team took to the RRISD Natatorium at Cedar Ridge in their district opener looking to capitalize off of such a successful previous season.
Sonny Wang 23 cheers passionately after finishing his race. Wang became overjoyed as he finished first in the 50 yard freestyle and claimed the state title.

Swim and Dive Makes a Splash at State Championships

Jayant Bettadpur, Reporter February 22, 2023

This past weekend, the varsity swim and dive team competed at the state championships at the University of Texas in Austin at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Preliminaries were held on...

On the bus journey to Seguin, HOSA members face a long day of competitions ahead of them. To ease nerves before their competitions, Future Health Professionals participated in karaoke and practiced presentations during the bus ride.

HOSA Students Advance to State Leadership Conference

Chloe Oakley, Campus News Editor January 25, 2023

On Friday, Jan. 20, members of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) , ventured south to Seguin High School to compete at the Area 1 Spring Leadership Conference (SLC). Members spent months...

Anila Modak 24 takes a breath while swimming the last leg of the 100 freestyle. Modak was on the Black team who won this friendy competition.

Team Black Prevails Against Team Orange in Intersquad Swim and Dive Meet

Indy McBrearty, Reporter September 20, 2022

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Swim and Dive kicked off the new season at the brand new Round Rock aquatic center. The team was split into two halves: orange and black. The winning black team was led...

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