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Calling All Radio Lovers: Westridge’s New Radio Station Has Gone Live

Eliza W. February 26, 2021

“The program will begin in one minute” flashes on the left side of every eager listener's computer. After the minute has passed, audio breaks the silence, and KWST’s grey “off-air” text shifts...

A meeting with a club that Christina S. and Cyana L. attend monthly.

Transitioning to a New School During Virtual Learning

Brittany A. January 30, 2021

New school, new faces, new learning environment. Students who joined Westridge this past fall have had to adjust to a new school through a computer screen. As the first semester comes to an end, new students...

Sandra Cisneros calling in from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Sandra Cisneros Zoom Call Uplifts Westridge Community

Sophia H. January 18, 2021

On January 6th, award-winning author and poet, Sandra Cisneros, graced the Westridge community from her home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico with a heartwarming and timely reminder of the importance of...

Family Gatherings During the Pandemic

Family Gatherings During the Pandemic

Mckenna D. January 14, 2021

The holidays are upon us, but with the world buckling under a pandemic, it isn’t exactly easy to gather in groups to commemorate the special occasion. Still, the Westridge community is determined...

Westridge Microaggressions Assembly on Zoom

Westridge Microaggressions Assembly Reveals Need for More Safe Places

Julia W. December 16, 2020
On October 14, Westridge faculty, staff, and students gathered remotely for the “Let’s Talk - Microaggressions” assembly. Lower, Middle and Upper school came together to discuss how students could identify microaggressions and properly address them.
The maintenance staff. (Felicia Johnson)

Westridge’s Maintenance Staff Prepares Campus for Students’ Return

Katie S., Writing Editor November 21, 2020

Every other morning at 6 am, Elias Aguilar arrives at Westridge for work. He is met with a near-empty parking lot and a ghostly quiet campus. Aguilar is a Maintenance Technician, and his job includes keeping...

Kelly Koch dressed as a witch.

Westridge 2020 Halloween Parade

Katie X. November 13, 2020
Westridge was unable to host its annual Halloween parade in person this year. Originally, organizers wanted the entire school together in one meeting for the Halloween parade, but the number of students exceeded the maximum capacity for a Microsoft Teams meeting. ASB was forced to improvise and instead created a video and picture competition hosted on Flipgrid.
Fall Festival Poster Art by Adeline K. '24

Fall Festival: Westridge Theatre Goes Online

Daria H., Staff Writer November 12, 2020

A typical theatre production at Westridge starts with eager family and friends bustling around to find their seats in the PAC before the stage grows dark. Ushers pass out programs at the door, and...

 During club meetings, members of Calligraphy Chums make cards similar to this.

Remote Learning Brings Club Leaders New Challenges

Jessica W. November 1, 2020

Thirty-eight clubs are offered this year—the most Westridge has ever had—despite remote learning. Clubs such as the Cooking and Culture Club, Madhatter Knits, Calligraphy Chums, and STF (She’s the...

Maribella M. '21 receives her ring in her car.

Pandemic Forces Junior Ring Ceremony Organizers to Improvise

Jessica W. October 11, 2020

Amid the chaos of wildfires and a pandemic, social-gatherings are being canceled left and right, but not Westridge’s Ring Ceremony, which seniors attended on September 17 via a Zoom call. With coronavirus...

Students get ready to participate in this years Greek and Roman events.

Greek and Roman Initiation Celebrated Online

Eliza W. October 11, 2020

A typical Greek and Roman Initiation includes a sea of students dressed in yellow and blue attire swarming the campus screaming, “Go Greeks!” and “Go Romans!” Music blares out from all corners...

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