Westridge 2020 Halloween Parade

Kelly Koch dressed as a witch.
November 13, 2020
Westridge was unable to host its annual Halloween parade in person this year. Originally, organizers wanted the entire school together in one meeting for the Halloween parade, but the number of students exceeded the maximum capacity for a Microsoft Teams meeting. ASB was forced to improvise and instead created a video and picture competition hosted on Flipgrid.

Microsoft Teams Video Presence Raises Questions of Privacy and Distraction

Microsoft Teams app loading screen.
November 2, 2020

When students and teachers join their online classes each morning, they are greeted by a mosaic of faces and backgrounds. Microsoft Team’s video feature helps foster discussion and connection, yet questions...

The New Age of Speech and Debate

Stephanie C. ’25 in a debate tournament at home.
November 1, 2020

Please bear in mind that the author is a member of the Westridge Speech and Debate Team.  The Westridge Speech and Debate Team’s season is yet another activity impacted by remote learning. After...

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