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

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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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Annual Spyglass Senior Survey
Annual Spyglass Senior Survey
Spotlight on the Class of 2024
Tanvi C. and Sarah L. May 19, 2024

 

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Many students at Westridge recognize the benefits of rewriting, but do it ultimately for a better grade. [When I revise] I get to make those changes and like, obviously, get a better grade, but also because Im learning more things, said Avin M. 27.
Balancing Grades and Learning: Westridge Teachers and Students Weigh in on Revisions, Rewrites, and Retakes
Ella B. and Mirella C. May 19, 2024

Last fall, junior Sophie C. opened TurnItIn.com, a platform for teachers to give writing feedback. It was her first history paper of the year. When she saw her grade, she was taken aback—she had not done as well as she...

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To many on the Westridge campus, sustainability is of the utmost importance. Recent developments now make Westridge more environmentally-friendly.
Earth Week is Over, But Sustainability is Still Going Strong at Westridge
Ella B. and Rebecca L. May 18, 2024
In addition to being the 2023 Prep League pole vaulting champion, Teia L. 26 is now a CIF champion! Coach Horn spoke about Teias greatness, saying, Ive lost count as to how many times Teia has broken the Westridge School record in the past 15 months but I can tell you she still holds the record at 114
“Talk about a prodigy”: Teia L. ’26 is a CIF Pole Vaulting Champion, Clearing a Height of 11’1”
Ella B. May 18, 2024
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Editor's Note
Read Spyglass last edition for the 2023-24 school year!
May Editor's Note
Ella B. May 18, 2024
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Local & World
A short series highlighting the Metro stops in Los Angeles, California, starting with Lake Avenue.
Metro Stop Highlights: Lake Avenue
Rebecca L. and Tekle S-J May 18, 2024

Introducing Metro Stop Highlights, a short series to showcase the various Metro stops in Los Angeles, California along the A Line. Our first...

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...

Sarah L. ’25, who reached scoring 100 goals earlier this year, playing in a lacrosse game
Sarah L. ’25 Scores 100 Goals During Lacrosse’s First CIF-Advancing Season
Gia S. May 19, 2024
Westridges freshman star pitcher Jadyn M. who led the league in strikeouts.
Jadyn M. ’27 Makes Mark on Westridge Softball, Leads the Prep League in Strikeouts
Ella B. May 19, 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.