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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.

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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Featured Story
Westridge seniors stand for a photo while masked up on the first day of school.
Westridge Postpones Return to School, Adds New Rules Due to the Omicron Variant
Ella B. January 4, 2022

On the night of December 28th, Head of School, Mrs. Elizabeth McGregor announced via email that Westridge students and faculty will not be returning...

Top Stories
Before the Orchestra Assembly.
The Show Must Go On! Westridge’s Chamber Orchestra Has Its First Assembly Of the Year.
Lilah R., Staff Writer • January 6, 2022
Spyglass Picks: Holiday Recipes
Spyglass' Picks: Holiday Recipes
December 13, 2021
Opinion: Dear Administration, It’s Time To Get Serious About Enforcing The Uniform Policy
Opinion: Dear Administration, It’s Time To Get Serious About Enforcing The Uniform Policy
Sophene A. December 13, 2021
Why I Quit Speech & Debate
Why I Quit Speech & Debate
Ella B. December 13, 2021
Features
Local & World
FDA Approves Abortion Pill by Mail While Supreme Court Prepares to Oppose Roe v. Wade
Tanvi C. January 17, 2022

On December 9th, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration approved public access to an abortion pill via mail. The approval comes at a time when...

Op-Ed
Opinion: Dear Administration, It’s Time To Get Serious About Enforcing The Uniform Policy
Opinion: Dear Administration, It’s Time To Get Serious About Enforcing The Uniform Policy
Sophene A. December 13, 2021

As I get ready for the day ahead of me, I wear the same uniform-approved khaki skirt, white shirt, and green jacket every morning. I don’t...

Campus Culture
Before the Orchestra Assembly.
The Show Must Go On! Westridge’s Chamber Orchestra Has Its First Assembly Of the Year.
Lilah R., Staff Writer • January 6, 2022

On November 29th, Chamber Orchestra had its very first assembly of the year, a relaxed “concert in the park” in Herrick Quad. Students sat...

Students engaging in a discussion for a Colonial Society Primary Source Jigsaw activity in Global Studies: Latin America
History Department Introduces Two New Courses
Cindy C. December 13, 2021

Upper School students now have two new history course options: Research in History and Global Studies: Latin America. These new course offerings...

Opinion: Put Self-Care on Your To-Do List
Opinion: Put Self-Care on Your To-Do List
Sophene A. May 17, 2021

After a long, exhausting day of school and another three hours of homework, I curl up on my bed and wrap blankets around me like I am a burrito,...

Representative David Cicilline advocating for the Equality Act.
House Passes Legislation Protecting LGBTQ+ Rights
Sophene A. May 17, 2021

On February 25, 2021, the House passed the Equality Act, a bill that prohibits discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation or sexual identity...

A torchlight march in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, to mark the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
An Unrecognized Genocide is a Repeated Genocide
Sophene A. May 17, 2021

Two years ago, I, along with countless other Armenians, stood in front of Congressman Adam Schiff. As he walked onto the stage, the crowd immediately...

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Avoid the Shipping Crisis with Handmade Holiday Gifts
Avoid the Shipping Crisis with Handmade Holiday Gifts
Reed D. December 13, 2021

With the global supply chain still facing disruptions as a result of the pandemic, many are concerned about finding gifts that will arrive for...

Etc.: Halloween Edition
Spyglass Staff October 31, 2021

Celebrate Spooky Season with sweet and silly stories from Spyglass.

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