Photo Credits: Samantha C.

Opinion: One Year of My Dad Working on the Frontlines

Verena W. March 1, 2021

As the sound of keys and footsteps approach the door, my dad comes in and lets out a big sigh. Even though he has his mask on, I can see the exhaustion in his eyes. Sometimes he comes home from work with...

Greek and Roman families share their self-portraits during Wednesday’s festivities. (Photo Credits: Verena W.)

Virtual Love Your Body Week Gives Students an Opportunity to Share their Voices

Jacqueline Y. and Verena W. March 1, 2021

When small stickers no larger than the size of a fist were plastered all around campus—in bathrooms, on bulletin boards, and even in classrooms—students would know that Love Your Body week was officially...

The New Renovated Lower School Playground
Photo Credits: Kim Kerscher

Lower School Playground Renovation Highlights the Importance of Community

Verena W. December 4, 2020

The sound of laughter and giggles from students playing Fish out of Water and Gravel are memories that I recall from my time on the Lower School Playground. It just was like yesterday, when I grasped the...

Westridge Welcomes Anna Bondoc

Westridge Welcomes Anna Bondoc

Verena W. October 11, 2020

Writer, artist, mother, editor, and teacher Anna Bondoc joins Westridge this year as a new Upper School English teacher. With her bright smile and kind eyes, she spoke to me about her journey of...

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