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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

The band won first place with their show, Beyond the Brick, at the Vista Ridge Marching Festival. The show portrayed elements of the Wizard of Oz using brick props and pillars.

Band Places First at Vista Ridge Marching Festival

Hannah McDonough, Community & World News Editor October 6, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Westwood Warrior Marching Band placed first at the Vista Ridge Marching Festival. Twenty-five bands competed, with ten continuing on to finals.  “The competition went really...

Marching in time, band members maintain strong posture. The band performed last to a large audience at the Festival of Bands.

At the Festival of Bands, the Warriors’ Hard Work Preserves

Sophia Sartor, Reporter September 30, 2022

The 22nd annual Festival of Bands was held on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex (KRAC), with band programs across RRISD coming together to encourage and watch each other perform. “Festival...

Reaching for her uniform, Tharini Murugananth ‘25 gets ready to change for the show. The uniform consists of multiple parts, including specific shoes and gloves.

Band Concludes Annual Fundraiser with March-A-Thon Performance

Sophia Sartor, Reporter September 19, 2022

Westwood Band’s annual ‘March-A-Thon’ took place at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex (KRAC) on Saturday, Sept. 17. Students performed their show titled Beyond the Brick for family and friends...

Current band members, incoming freshmen, alumni, and parents watch in excitement as a video summarizing the 2022 marching show plays. They got to see what next year’s show will be about and hear some of the show’s music.

Band Attends Show Reveal for 2022 Marching Band Season

Hannah McDonough and Julianna Patterson March 10, 2022

On Monday, March 7, members of the Westwood Warrior Band attended the annual show reveal for the 2022 fall marching band season. After much anticipation, the theme was announced to current band members,...

Will Jennings 18 fake hands the ball off to Jaikem Murphy 18.

Varsity Football Falls Behind the Raiders 49-3

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor November 11, 2017

In the Warriors' final in-district game, the Warriors fell behind the Cedar Ridge Raiders 49-3. For both teams, the coaches agreed upon taking out starters after the first half, in order to prevent...

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