The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

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Halloween Etc.
Halloween Etc.
November 7, 2022

Enjoy Spyglass's annual selection of fun and spooky Halloween articles!

Recent Stories
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A magen david (Star of David) necklace lays along a map of the United States of America. Recently, antisemitism in the States has been on an upward trent.
Kanye West Ignites Influx of Antisemitism, Faces Backlash
Ella B. November 7, 2022

On the night of October 8, rapper Kanye West tweeted, “I’m a bit sleepy tonight but when I wake up I’m going death con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE…”...

Burritos and Tradition Persist at Senior Breakfast
Burritos and Tradition Persist at Senior Breakfast
Sylvie S.-J. November 7, 2022
Star golfer Julia W. 24 and coach Ryan Miranda high-five during Westridges match against Buckley School.
4 Seasons Undefeated: What’s the Key to Varsity Golf’s Success?
Ella B. November 7, 2022
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Recent Stories
Brandon Worrell, the Director of Dining Services, stands near the entrance to the Commons
The Commons Prioritizes Faster Service Over Personal Orders
Sarah L. and Kristin C. November 7, 2022
Senior Year Without a Car: The Ultimate License to Loneliness
Senior Year Without a Car: The Ultimate License to Loneliness
Hailey T. November 7, 2022
Varsity Golf poses for a photo after they were crowned league champions for the fourth straight season.
Golf Wins 4th Prep League Title in As Many Years: A Fall Sports Round-up
Ella B. November 7, 2022
Some students work in the library as others collaborate with their peers.
The Westridge Library Lacks a Noise Policy: What Does This Mean for Students?
Sophene A. November 7, 2022
Features
New Head of School Ms. Andrea Kassar poses alongside several Westridge seniors at this years Convocation ceremony.
Westridge Welcomes Andrea Kassar as New Head of School
Ella B. October 3, 2022

On July 1, 2022, Andrea Kassar succeeded former Head of School Mrs. Elizabeth J. McGregor to become Westridge’s 12th Head of School. After...

Etc.
Halloween Etc.
Halloween Etc.
November 7, 2022

Enjoy Spyglass's annual selection of fun and spooky Halloween articles!

Op-Ed
The Backstory: Hershey’s Happy Accidents & Flavorful Failures
The Backstory: Hershey’s Happy Accidents & Flavorful Failures
Ilena M. November 7, 2022

Any self-respecting American should still be reeling from a post-Halloween candy coma. Much of Halloween's joy—and pain—can be credited to...

8th grade students working at their desks in study hall.
New Study Hall Rules Aim to Promote Productivity
Rebecca L. November 7, 2022

New rules have been added to the middle school study hall with the goal of training students how to study and manage their time effectively....

Groups three and four wait for the ropes course.
Three Day Diary of the 6th Grade Trip to Pali Mountain
Olivia M. and Amelia W. November 7, 2022

At the end of September, sixth grade students embarked on an overnight trip to Pali Mountain. For many eager and nervous students, it would be...

Westridge 6th Grade Makes Making Friends Easy
Westridge 6th Grade Makes Making Friends Easy
Ruby S. October 3, 2022

When asked if she was nervous about starting Westridge, 6th grader Carina A. said, “I was worried I would have to eat lunch in the bathroom,...

Local & World
A protester holds a portrait of Mahsa Amini during a demonstration in support of Amini.
Protests Erupt Across Iran Following the Death of Mahsa Amini
Sophene A. November 7, 2022

Protests and demonstrations continue to take place in Iran following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Amini died three days after being...

Campus Culture
Brandon Worrell, the Director of Dining Services, stands near the entrance to the Commons
The Commons Prioritizes Faster Service Over Personal Orders
Sarah L. and Kristin C. November 7, 2022

Picture this: it’s a typical Thursday on Westridge campus. You and other hungry students rush out of class hoping for a tasty meal and conversations...

What Was the Last Thing You Listened To? Westridge Edition
What Was the Last Thing You Listened To? Westridge Edition
Tanvi C. and Mirella C. November 7, 2022

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