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.

Spyglass

2022-2023 Staff

Masami Hansen
Faculty Advisor

Masami Hansen

Ilena M.
Editor in Chief

Ilena M.

Ilena is the Editor-in-Chief of Spyglass. She's passionate about stories-- especially histories-- good s...

Eliza W.
Managing Editor

Eliza W.

Eliza is the Managing Editor of Spyglass, and has been a part of the Spyglass staff for three years....

Hailey T.
Website Manager/Editor

Hailey T.

Hailey is a senior and this is her fifth year on Spyglass as well as her second year doubling as the...

Song
Design Team Manager

Song

Song is a junior and is the current head of Spyglass Design. They joined the design team back in 8th g...

Reed D.
Website Designer/Editor

Reed D.

Reed is a sophomore, and this is her third year on Spyglass and her first year as an editor and website...

Katie S.
Editor

Katie S.

Katie is a senior, and this is her fifth year on Spyglass and third year as an Editor. In her free time,...

Daria H.
Editor

Daria H.

Daria is a junior. This is her third year on Spyglass and second as an editor. Outside of Spyglass, you...

Sophene A.
Editor

Sophene A.

Sophene is a sophomore staff writer in her fourth year in Spyglass. She enjoys reporting on current ongoings...

Ella B.
Editor

Ella B.

Ella is in her fourth year writing for Spyglass, first year as an editor, and her second year developing...

Tanvi C.
Editor

Tanvi C.

Tanvi C. is a sophomore and returns to the staff for a second year. In her free time, you can find her...

Genevieve W.
Staff Writer

Genevieve W.

Genevieve is a junior and joins the staff as a first-year writer. She joined Spyglass to launch its first...

Amanda S.
Staff Writer

Amanda S.

Amanda is a freshman, and this is her first year as a writer on Spyglass. In her spare time she enjoys...

Mirella C.
Staff Writer

Mirella C.

Mirella is a sophomore and joins the staff as a first-year writer. You can usually find her reading,...

Valentina V.
Staff Writer

Valentina V.

Lilah R.
Staff Writer

Lilah R.

Lilah is a sophomore staff writer in her second year in Spyglass. In her free time she enjoys playing...

Kristin C.
Staff Writer

Kristin C.

Kristin is a current freshman and has been part of Spyglass since 7th grade during the pandemic. While...

Sarah L.
Staff Writer

Sarah L.

Sarah is a sophomore staff writer in her second year on Spyglass. In her free time she enjoys playing...

Ariana E.
Staff Writer

Ariana E.

Mckenna D.
Staff Writer

Mckenna D.

Mckenna is a senior staff writer. This is her 4th year in Spyglass. She enjoys drawing, reading, cleaning, ...

Jessica W.
Staff Writer

Jessica W.

Jessica is a senior staff writer in her third year in Spyglass. She enjoys reading, listening to music,...

Hannah W.
Staff Writer

Hannah W.

Hannah is a senior staff writer in her fourth year in Spyglass. During her free time, she likes to watch...

Sabina P.
Staff Writer

Sabina P.

Sabina is a junior and returns to Spyglass from her year long hiatus. She enjoys the opportunities spyglass...

Sylvie S.-J.
Staff Writer

Sylvie S.-J.

Sylvie joins Spyglass as a junior excited to put her half-formed screeds to good use. She is a firm believer...

Gia S.
Copy Editor/Staff Writer

Gia S.

Gia is a sophomore, and this is her second year as a Spyglass staff writer. She enjoys drawing, trying...

Alex S.
Design Team

Alex S.

This is Alex’s second year in Spyglass Design. When not napping in the Costume Shop, you can find Al...

Jacqueline L.
Design Team

Jacqueline L.

Jacqueline is a senior who's cooking up artwork in her fourth year of Spyglass Design. Determined to ...

Abby H.
Design Team

Abby H.

Abby is a sophomore Spyglass Design artist. They joined the team last year and wish to continue her effor...

Addie K.
Design Team

Addie K.

Addie is a junior, and has been illustrating for Spyglass Design since 8th grade. In their free time they ...

Brittany A.
Design Team

Brittany A.

Lauren C.
Design Team

Lauren C.

Lauren Cho is a junior Spyglass Design artist. She has spent the last two years as a staff writer, b...

Bellamy S.
Design Team

Bellamy S.

Bellamy is a junior and has been in spyglass design for two years now. They enjoy Outshine popsicles, musi...

Design Team

Belle Z.

Belle is a sophomore in Spyglass Design. She enjoys reading, sketching, watching films, fashion and de...

Design Team

Tessa J.

Tessa Jones is a junior and is new to Spyglass Design team. She loves sewing, painting, drawing and crocheti...

Design Team

Cyana L.

Cyana is a junior and is new to Spyglass Design. She is super excited to work with everyone and hopes ...

Design Team

Mena J.

Mena is a freshman, and new to the Spyglass Design team. If she isn't bothering her dog, you can find her...

Miranda F.
Copy Editor

Miranda F.

Olivia L.
Lower/Middle School Staff

Olivia L.

Lily C.
Lower/Middle School Staff

Lily C.

Amelia W.
Lower/Middle School Staff

Amelia W.

Lower/Middle School Staff

Rebecca L.

Ruby S.
Lower/Middle School Staff

Ruby S.