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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Brandon Worrell, the Director of Dining Services, stands near the entrance to the Commons

The Commons Prioritizes Faster Service Over Personal Orders

Sarah L. and Kristin C. November 7, 2022

Picture this: it’s a typical Thursday on Westridge campus. You and other hungry students rush out of class hoping for a tasty meal and conversations with friends--only to be faced with a line of people...

What are Westridge teachers giving out during Halloween?

What are Westridge teachers giving out during Halloween?

Daria H. and Genevieve W. November 7, 2022

5 dollar bills - Mr. Zhou “Put this towards your life savings”     Water - Skop “Candy ruins your mind. I went to Pomona, I would know.”     *Lights...

Real Life Horrors

Real Life Horrors

Gia S. November 7, 2022

Scary Places to Find Yourself on Halloween Night

Scary Places to Find Yourself on Halloween Night

Ilena M. November 7, 2022

- At Target, underwear shopping, when you run into your history teacher - A public pool full of unreliably potty-trained toddlers - Florida - The “waiting for the host to let you in” Zoom...

Halloween: What’s In and What’s Out

Halloween: What’s In and What’s Out

Kristin C. and Sarah L. November 7, 2022

Out: The two students that dress up as the twins from the shining and win “scariest costume” every year – EVEN THOUGH THERE’S TWO OF THEM SO TECHNICALLY IT DOESN’T COUNT   In: Halloween...

How to Get Away with Trick-or-Treating as an Older Teen

How to Get Away with Trick-or-Treating as an Older Teen

Amanda S. November 7, 2022

Anxiety begins to rise after you ring the doorbell. To mask the difference between your voice and the high-pitched voices of the 5-year-old children surrounding you, you meekly yell out “Trick-or-Treat”....

Little kids at a Halloween party

Halloween Costume Ideas for Faculty

Jessica W. November 7, 2022

Mr. Raines and Harrison Eleven and Mike   Skop Ballerina (with a frilly pink tutu)   Ms. Wei Olivia Rodrigo   Mr. E The grim reaper   Mr. Zhou Captain...

Halloween Etc.

Halloween Etc.

November 7, 2022

Enjoy Spyglass's annual selection of fun and spooky Halloween articles!

Click Here for November’s Editor’s Note!

Ilena M. November 7, 2022

BIG NEWS!!! Wedged between Halloween and the winter holidays, November typically isn't Spyglass' most eventful month. But as homework hits an all-time high and the weather finally starts to cool down—just...

Varsity Golf poses for a photo after they were crowned league champions for the fourth straight season.

Golf Wins 4th Prep League Title in As Many Years: A Fall Sports Round-up

Ella B. November 7, 2022

In past years, the fall sports season has been incredibly successful for Westridge. While not nearly as successful as last year, where all teams advanced to CIF-SS playoffs in some capacity, this season...

Ryan Villaverde handing the microphone to Hannah W. ’23 before playing The Rose, by Ola Gjeilo.

She’s Back! Princeton Tigerlilies A Capella Group Performs at Westridge for the Very First Time with Westridge Alumna

Lilah R. November 7, 2022

Every year, the Westridge Glee Club performs beautiful songs for the school. This year, they continued to add to their list of memorable shows—for the first time ever, Glee Club performed with both Westridge’s...

Some students work in the library as others collaborate with their peers.

The Westridge Library Lacks a Noise Policy: What Does This Mean for Students?

Sophene A. November 7, 2022

When she has the opportunity to visit the Westridge library during the school day, Anoush J. ’30 enjoys chatting with her friends about the book she is reading. The inviting environment as a result of...

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