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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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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Ms. Heydorff in her office explaining her role when working with ASB. ASB really took the lead on [ASD] and I was just there to support and give them assistance in any way they needed, said Ms. Heydorff.
“It's been hard.” Westridge US Faculty and Students Unite to Support Each Other Amidst Admin Absence
Lily C. and Grace F. April 14, 2024

At Westridge, like every institution of higher learning, the wheels of learning must keep turning regardless of a pandemic or flood; or in this case, the absence...

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The recent reversal of test-optional admissions policies made by several of the nations most influential college institutions stirs up a whirlwind of emotions, as current high schoolers adapt to an ever-changing college admissions landscape.
The Dartmouth Domino-Effect: More Elite Institutions Reinstate Test-Required Admissions Policies
Reed D. April 14, 2024

Although students who derive fiendish pleasure in taking standardized tests and are freakishly brilliant at it probably exist (at least in urban myth), I am not one of them; I have never been an easy-breezy test-taker....

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Spyglass Live: What's In Your Notes App?
Genevieve W. April 14, 2024
Earlier this year, the Facilities team removed several panels from classroom ceilings. Depicted is an animated green smoke coming out of the holes, representing the smell in Rothenberg Building.
Facilities, Administrators Hopeful for an Odor-Free Rothenberg Building In Near Future
Ella B. April 14, 2024
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Eliza W. April 14, 2024
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Gia S. February 12, 2024
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An inside-view of Hodgsons Antiques on a sunny, spring day. Its location on Mission Street in South Pasadena, only a short walk away from Westridge, makes it a prime destination for an after-school outing.
Hodgson’s Antiques: A Time Capsule of Nostalgia in South Pasadena
Reed D. April 14, 2024

SOUTH PASADENA, CA — Tucked between the Griffins of Kinsale Irish Pub and Teamorrow in Mission Street’s iconic Alexander Building, Hodgson’s...

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Parker. (PC: Jamie Martin/Associated Press)
Alabama Falls Into the Nation’s Spotlight Following the State’s Ruling to Stop IVF Services
Sophene A. April 14, 2024

On February 16, the Alabama Supreme Court issued a ruling declaring that frozen embryos created and stored for in vitro fertilization (IVF) are...

Athletic Trainer Mike in his office.
Humans of Westridge: Meet Mike, Westridge’s Athletic Trainer
Ariana E. April 14, 2024
Both pairs of sisters have played sports with each other before, but this year marks the first time each sibling duo have played together at Westridge.
Sisterhood in Sports: Westridge Siblings Reflect on Their Athletic Journeys Together
Ella B. April 14, 2024

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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.