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

Click Here for November’s Editor’s Note!

Ilena M. November 7, 2022

BIG NEWS!!! Wedged between Halloween and the winter holidays, November typically isn't Spyglass' most eventful month. But as homework hits an all-time high and the weather finally starts to cool down—just...

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Ilena M. October 3, 2022

It’s October already?! Between the Jewish High Holy Days, standardized test prep, and our first Spyglass launch of the year, I haven’t even found the time to stop and smell the pumpkin spice lattes! It’s...

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Ilena M. May 31, 2022

Last August, as the newly minted Managing Editor of Spyglass, I met my Editor-in-Chief, Katie S., and our faculty adviser, Masami Hansen, at a South Pasadena Starbucks to brainstorm some big goals for...

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Katie S. March 21, 2022

I think of the year as a series of marathons, with the finish lines falling, naturally, on school breaks. We start off a marathon with some pep in our step, a confident jog. Then there’s a hill, in the...

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Katie S. February 14, 2022

It’s Valentine’s Day—I know when you think of Valentine’s Day, you automatically think of Spyglass’s Valentine’s Day Etc. collection. What started last year as an informal class activity in...

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Katie S., Editor In Chief December 13, 2021

We are in the thick of the holiday season and Winter Break is quickly approaching—this is a time of intense stress, but there is light peeking out at the end of the tunnel. When we return from break,...

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Katie S., Staffer November 8, 2021

As of this publishing, we are exactly two weeks away from Thanksgiving Break. I think I speak for most students and teachers when I say that a one-week break from school is very welcome. Although we’ve...

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Katie S., Editor In Chief October 3, 2021

Welcome to a new year of Spyglass. We are excited to be back! This new school year comes with a lot of change—we have returned to campus, and all of us are trying to reacclimate to in-person learning...

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Katie S. May 16, 2021

On April 20, our Spyglass staff met up for H block class, originally planning to do a fact-checking activity. But plans changed once we realized that Derek Chauvin’s verdicts for the murder of George...

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Jacqueline Y. April 9, 2021

  Alas, the end of the year is approaching us. It honestly feels like I was starting my senior year just yesterday. Online school has definitely flown by faster than in person—that’s for sure. As...

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Jacqueline Y. February 9, 2021

While some might think Thanksgiving or Christmas — the usual year-end holiday season — is over, I believe that the month of February is filled with celebrations. Black History Month, Lunar New Year,...

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