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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Campus Culture

Humans of Westridge: Brooklyn P. ’25

Humans of Westridge: Brooklyn P. ’25

Reed D. November 8, 2021
Spyglass' Humans of Westridge series celebrates community through brief spotlights on Westridge students, parents, faculty, and staff.
Lesridge Instagram Account: Both a ‘Meme Account’ and Safe Place for Students

Lesridge Instagram Account: Both a ‘Meme Account’ and Safe Place for Students

Sophene A. November 8, 2021

A private Instagram account named Lesridge, run by Westridge students, currently has 112 followers and 23 posts. The account frequently displays pictures of members of the LGBTQ+ community at Westridge...

The quotation in the bathroom at the beginning of the year.

Lower School Bathroom Remodel Faces Criticism for Gender Exclusive Design

Sophene A. November 8, 2021

When you step foot into the first floor Ranney House girls’ bathroom, a quotation written in black, cursive letters written on the light-yellow wall greets you: “The perfect combination of princess...

Westridge Updates Schedule, Adding Extended Passing Periods and Shortening Lunches

Westridge Updates Schedule, Adding Extended Passing Periods and Shortening Lunches

Gia S. November 7, 2021

  Although the Upper School schedule had undergone changes in the past year to accommodate for the later start time at 8:40 a.m, Westridge recently revised the schedule, extending each passing...

Humans of Westridge

November 7, 2021

Spyglass' Humans of Westridge series celebrates community through brief spotlights on Westridge students, parents, faculty, and staff.

Despite Challenging Changes to the Commons, More Meals Are Being Purchased Than Ever

Despite Challenging Changes to the Commons, More Meals Are Being Purchased Than Ever

Ella B. October 17, 2021

  When students returned to campus last year, the community was left without its popular cafeteria, the Commons. With COVID-19 still affecting Westridge and its community, Brandon Worell, the Director...

A computer science student works on an assignment.

With the New School Year Comes a New Computer Science Department

Mckenna D. October 3, 2021

The new school year comes with a host of changes to the school curriculum. Westridge teachers and administration worked to update the classes at the start of the 2021 school year to ensure that students...

As part of Westridges protocol, Westridge students wearing masks on Convocation. (@westridgeschool)

2021-22 School Year Ushers in a New Normal, Covid-Style

Reed D. October 3, 2021

The Westridge community is getting good at COVID life—or at least getting used to it. Although some quibbling and grumbling inevitably persist, the new school year has seen a growing level of comfort...

As the First Month of School Comes to an End, Students Reflect on Their Mental Health

As the First Month of School Comes to an End, Students Reflect on Their Mental Health

Verena W. October 3, 2021

Everyone’s lives seriously changed from 2020 through 2021. With online school, social isolation, and coping with the fears and anxieties of the pandemic, many have struggled with their mental well-being....

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