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Fascinating Facts About Valentine’s Day You Never Knew You Needed to Know

Fascinating Facts About Valentine’s Day You Never Knew You Needed to Know

Ilena M. and Katie X. February 28, 2021

Both Arizona and Oregon earned statehood on February 14th! Wow! This will definitely be on the SATs, so be sure to rememberLove is expensive! Did you know that in 2019 alone, Americans spent around...

Teacher Tattoos

Isabel A. and Caroline L. December 16, 2019

As students, it can be hard to imagine a side to our teachers other than the ones we see every day. Tattoos offer a glimpse into the alternative lives of teachers and the things they value enough to wear...

Vivian L. ’20 and Max E. ’21 observe Elisa D. ’20’s series of paintings.

Reflection and Revolution: Minority Artists Highlighted at Westridge

Sophia H. December 16, 2019

  “Underrepresented communities—you gotta represent them!” Katie Sivers, Upper School art teacher, exclaimed, observing the many paintings, poems, and other pieces that made up the annual,...

Bella M. '21 at the Junior holiday party

Secret Santa, Caroling, and Parties Keep Holiday Spirit Alive at Westridge

Sophia H. December 16, 2019

  Despite the sunny Los Angeles winter, the holiday spirit is alive and well Westridge and students and teachers are celebrating with parties, gift-giving, caroling, and maybe even a cup of hot cocoa. Secret...

Em S. '21 and Shirlynn C. '21 talking about an essay while other students receive help

The Writing Center Proves to be a Helpful New Resource

Isabella W. December 16, 2019

  Starting this year, Westridge has introduced the writing center as a new resource for students to get help with their writing. The Writing Center provides a space for students to ask for help...

Dr. Shinshill Park conducts the fourth grade class in ‘A Marshmallow World.’

Westridge’s 2019 Holiday Concert 

Sophia H. and Caroline L. December 16, 2019

On December 13th, parents, alumni, students, and faculty gathered in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) for Westridge’s annual Holiday Concert, featuring performances from lower and middle school choruses,...

Vivian L. ’20 and Max E. ’21 observe Elisa D. ’20’s series of paintings.

Reflection and Revolution: Minority Artists Highlighted at Westridge

Sophia H. December 16, 2019

“Underrepresented communities—you gotta represent them!” Katie Sivers, Upper School art teacher, exclaimed, observing the many paintings, poems, and other pieces that made up the annual, student-led...

Athena N. '23, as Russel from Pixar movie, Up

Halloween at Westridge

Hailey T. and Gabby C. November 18, 2019

  Upbeat songs blast from the gym’s speakers as costumed students aimlessly toss candy into the bleachers. Classmates talk amongst themselves, pointing out the different array of costumes....

Barbara Chabot stirs her Chili pot as the competition heightens.

Middle School Teachers Turn Up the Heat with Fourth Annual Chili Cook-Off

Sophia H. November 18, 2019

  Anticipation buzzed throughout MUDD as the Middle School faculty milled around the tables covered in chili pots and salad bowls. Amid some collegial trash-talking and old fashioned pot-stirring,...

Guest Speaker Ella Baker answers questions from the students. 

Student Voices Tackles First Gender Assembly

Mckenna D. November 18, 2019

  On October 7, Student Voices tackled gender for the first time during an assembly in the PAC. The goal was to start a conversation about gender and what that means at an all-girls school. The assembly...

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