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

Scenes from the last All School Day Westridge hosted. The theme was carnival.

BREAKING: Coker Confirms All School Day’s Return for 2023

Daria H. November 7, 2022

Spyglass met with Brittany Coker, Dean of Upper School Activities, to discuss the return of All School Day (ASD) and what it will look like for students this year as well as the reason for its cancellation...

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...

The current Latine Affinity mural located outside of the library.

Latine Affinity Plans to Repaint and Restore 1995 Mural

Gia S. November 7, 2022

By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the Latine Affinity hopes to repaint a mural painted by Westridge alumna and previous Latine Head Vanessa Delgado ’95 and Xochitl V. Cruz Gonzalez ’95. At...

Ms. Emma Hoo, Westridges Lower and Middle School Assistant, poses in front of Madeline Court in a vibrant green jumper.

Humans of Westridge: Assistant to Lower and Middle School Emma Ho’o

Ella B. November 7, 2022

Emma Ho’o is an interracial adoptee, a lover of Anthony Bourdain, and Westridge’s Lower and Middle School Assistant. Born in Peru, she was adopted as an infant by a white British woman and a Chinese-American....

Burritos and Tradition Persist at Senior Breakfast

Burritos and Tradition Persist at Senior Breakfast

Sylvie S.-J. November 7, 2022

It’s 7:50 am and I’m standing in the Community Room that looks as though it had been decorated by Tinker Bell on her fifth cup of coffee. Ivy winds around conference room chandeliers, twinkling lights...

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...

Athena N. ’23 and Natalie S. ’23 working together in the Math Center

New Math Center is a Helpful Resource for Upper Schoolers Brave Enough to Enter

Valentina V. November 7, 2022

When I walked into Room 11, I was invited in by a big poster that read “Welcome to The Math Center” in bold blue letters. Then someone kindly asked, “Do you need any help?”  This October, the...

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