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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Westridge Welcomes New Faculty Members for the 2022-2023 School Year
Westridge Welcomes New Faculty Members for the 2022-2023 School Year
October 3, 2022

As the year begins, Spyglass would like to welcome all those new to the Westridge Community. We hope you will join us in welcoming...

Recent Stories
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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...

Applying to College Means Confronting my Future
Applying to College Means Confronting my Future
Daria H. October 3, 2022
New School Year Brings Commons Back to Normalcy
New School Year Brings Commons Back to Normalcy
Sarah L. and Kristin C. October 3, 2022
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Recent Stories
New Head of School Initiated as a Roman in Dinosaur-Themed Greek and Roman Initiation
New Head of School Initiated as a Roman in Dinosaur-Themed Greek and Roman Initiation
Ella B. , Valentina V., and Helena C. October 3, 2022
Freshman Micaela R. smiles after the Frosh volleyball team wins their first set of the year against Chadwick School.
A Question for Each Fall Sports Team As the Season Ramps Up
Ella B. October 3, 2022
Campus COVID-19 Safety Team Lifts Indoor Masking and Announces Updated Protocols
Campus COVID-19 Safety Team Lifts Indoor Masking and Announces Updated Protocols
Sophene A. October 3, 2022
Opinion: Serena Williams Made Me a Better Person and Athlete
Opinion: Serena Williams Made Me a Better Person and Athlete
Ariana E. October 3, 2022
Features
The bus that transports students to and from the Valley. Next year, the bus will no longer be operating as a result of a discontinuation.
Valley Bus Discontinued, Students Left Without Transportation
Ella B. May 31, 2022

In 2014, Westridge started a bus route to and from the San Fernando Valley. Now, eight years later, that route is being discontinued due to the...

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Embracing Autumn: a How-To
Embracing Autumn: a How-To
Mirella C. October 3, 2022

Autumn—the season of pumpkin spice, black cats, and walking amidst the fall foliage—is approaching, slowly but surely. Finally, after an...

Op-Ed
Applying to College Means Confronting my Future
Applying to College Means Confronting my Future
Daria H. October 3, 2022

Usually on my way to classes, my friends and I engage in the usual conversation: ranting about the newest teacher drama or stressing over homework...

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,...

Middle Schoolers Highlight Immigrant Experiences
Middle Schoolers Highlight Immigrant Experiences
May 31, 2022

Eighth Grade students interviewed and then wrote a profile about a friend or relative who immigrated to America. These profiles provide readers...

7th grade Spanish students in class.
Heritage Speakers Share Their Language Learning Experience at Westridge
Kristin Chuang and Rebecca Lopez May 31, 2022

At Westridge, Middle School students choose between learning Spanish, Latin, and Mandarin for both years seventh and eighth grade. For some students,...

Local & World
Candidates at a debate hosted at the University of Southern California (USC).
Homelessness and Public Safety: The Issues That Will Decide Los Angeles’s Mayoral Election
Sophene A. May 31, 2022

A handful of candidates are hoping to follow Eric Garcetti, who has served as Mayor of Los Angeles for the past eight years. The five leading...

Campus Culture
Striving to Rise Together: Westridge Welcomes New Head of School Andrea Kassar at Convocation
Striving to Rise Together: Westridge Welcomes New Head of School Andrea Kassar at Convocation
Ella B. October 3, 2022

New Head of School Initiated as a Roman in Dinosaur-Themed Greek and Roman Initiation
New Head of School Initiated as a Roman in Dinosaur-Themed Greek and Roman Initiation
Ella B. , Valentina V., and Helena C. October 3, 2022

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