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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.

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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Remote Learning Forces Teachers to Rethink Assessments

Remote Learning Forces Teachers to Rethink Assessments

Nitya C. and Ilena M. May 21, 2021

Assessments, a necessary evil in both students’ and teachers’ lives, must continue during remote learning. Traditionally, teachers use tests to assess students’ understanding of the material and...

A Year in Review: Westridge Looks Back and Forward at its DEI Efforts

A Year in Review: Westridge Looks Back and Forward at its DEI Efforts

Katie S. May 10, 2021
Westridge published their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) planning strategies in January 2020, located in the Westridge Strategic Plan. Among other initiatives, the DEI plan includes: increasing DEI training for all Westridge constituencies, identifying biases in curriculum, and creating a plan to increase student body and faculty & staff diversity.
Feldmeth teaching a Contemporary Ethical Issues class in 2019. Sometimes in his Ethics classes, students will ask Feldmeth about his personal viewpoint.

Share their Views or Remain Neutral? The Difficulties of Navigating Politics for Teachers

Katie S., Writing Editor April 12, 2021

It was near the end of Westridge’s Modern Middle East class when some students began clicking the leave button to exit the Teams meeting. They had just finished watching a movie and were about to head...

Cars line up at Dodger Stadium to receive doses of the Covid-19 vaccination.

Westridge Teachers Line Up for Vaccine

Caroline L. March 1, 2021
Across the United States, Covid-19 vaccination rollout is ramping up. As of February 28, providers are administering about 1.74 million doses on average daily, likely enough to get us to what experts call “herd immunity” by October of 2021. 
Protesters Resist Mandatory Stay-at-Home Orders

Protesters Resist Mandatory Stay-at-Home Orders

Caroline L. and Isabel A. May 15, 2020
Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles’ Public Health Director, revealed on Tuesday that the county’s stay-at-home order will most likely extend through July. But many were already disregarding quarantine orders long before this announcement.
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