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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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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Humans of Westridge

Nati L. 25 and her Mad Dog teammates posing for a photo at their lacrosse tournament.

Humans of Westridge: Nati L. ’25 Found Love for Lacrosse at Westridge

Ariana E. February 12, 2024

For junior Nati L, lacrosse has been an opportunity to make friends and challenge herself on a daily basis. “It’s crazy to think I play lacrosse now. [Lacrosse] has given me so many opportunities,...

Mrs. Rocio Ramos in her office at her desk.

Humans of Westridge: “My family is my everything.” Rocio Ramos, Back in the Westridge Family as Administrative Staff

Kelly C. October 2, 2023

It’s just after 1:00 p.m. on a Monday as I arrive outside the office of Mrs. Rocio Ramos. She welcomes me into a quaint, cozy room in Pitcairn with a reassuring smile that comforts my nervousness. The...

Isla R. ’25, Westridge’s First-Chair Violinist

Humans of Westridge: Meet Star Violinist Isla R. ’25

Ariana E. April 23, 2023

Imagine this: It’s 5:30 a.m. and your alarm clock rings. The sun is still down, but you stand up, still half-asleep, to get ready for the day. Throwing on your school clothes, you quickly grab your violin...

Mr. Brian Murdock, Westridges A/V and Tech Support.

Humans of Westridge: A/V and Tech Support Brian Murdock

Amanda S. March 13, 2023

Whether he is saving a classroom from malfunctioning technology or blasting your favorite music at a school dance, Brian Murdock, Westridge’s A/V and Tech Support, always manages to have a good time...

Humans of Westridge: Upper School History Teacher and Former Administrator Willa Greenstone

Humans of Westridge: Upper School History Teacher and Former Administrator Willa Greenstone

Ella B. December 12, 2022

Willa Greenstone is an animal lover, a mother of two, and a longtime Westridge history teacher. Born in Washington D.C., she and her brother grew up with a single mother after her father passed away when...

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....

Humans of Westridge: Taylor T. ’28

Humans of Westridge: Taylor T. ’28

Ariana E. March 21, 2022

What’s your favorite place on campus? My favorite place on campus is probably the Art room, because of Ms. T. She’s really nice. And she lets you do whatever you want.    If you were...

Humans of Westridge: Coach Allison Clark

Humans of Westridge: Coach Allison Clark

Ella B. December 13, 2021

What’s your favorite place on campus? Ooh, what's my favorite place on campus. That’s a tough question. I would say probably the field. It’s very pretty out there, and if you do like a 360 in the...

Humans of Westridge: Cherished Librarian Stephanie Bolton

Humans of Westridge: Cherished Librarian Stephanie Bolton

Ella B. December 13, 2021

What’s your favorite place on campus? Is it too cliché if I say the library?... I love being surrounded by books. I also love that it is a multidivisional space, so even this year when we were sort...

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.
Humans of Westridge: Heidi R. 24

Humans of Westridge: Heidi R. ’24

Ilena M., Managing Editor October 3, 2021
Spyglass' Humans of Westridge series celebrates community through brief spotlights on Westridge students, parents, faculty, and staff.
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