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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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Before the Orchestra Assembly.

The Show Must Go On! Westridge’s Chamber Orchestra Has Its First Assembly Of the Year.

Lilah R., Staff Writer January 6, 2022

On November 29th, Chamber Orchestra had its very first assembly of the year, a relaxed “concert in the park” in Herrick Quad. Students sat down on the grass during a sunny day and listened to a wide...

Students engaging in a discussion for a Colonial Society Primary Source Jigsaw activity in Global Studies: Latin America

History Department Introduces Two New Courses

Cindy C. December 13, 2021

Upper School students now have two new history course options: Research in History and Global Studies: Latin America. These new course offerings are a continuation of the history department’s goal to...

Andrea Kassar

Andrea Kassar’s Week At Westridge: “An abstract excitement became a really real excitement.”

Ilena M. December 13, 2021

From November first through fifth, incoming Head of School Ms. Andrea Kassar spent her first week touring Westridge since accepting her new position. During the last hour of school before Thanksgiving...

Homemade gluten-free matcha green tea Frankenstein cookies.

Though Advisory Snacks Return to Westridge, COVID Protocols Remain the Same

Jessica W., Staff Writer December 13, 2021

Advisory snacks have been allowed once again by the Westridge COVID-19 Team after being put on hold because of eating restrictions and safety protocols. Although students have been allowed to bring...

Climate Corner: Lower School Sustainability Reps Are Making Waves

Grace K., Contributor December 13, 2021

Climate Corner is a column that features Westridge students’ environmental and sustainability activism both on and off campus   Student involvement in sustainability initiatives spans all...

Lower Schoolers Line Up for Vaccine Clinic

Florence J. December 13, 2021

On November 15th, Westridge held a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Hoffman Gym for the Westridge community. As per the FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 on October 29th, Lower...

Lola B., Lucy J., Arden R., Reema R. in The Pimple

Westridge Theatre Returns to In-person Performances with the Fall Production of The Continuum Tales

Lilah R. December 6, 2021

After almost two years, in-person theatre productions have resumed, subject to Covid safety protocols. The theatre department is no stranger to pivoting to meet Covid safety protocols. Last year, the production...

The Fourth Graders showing off their costumes during their Halloween Parade

Fourth Grade Students Hold a Halloween Parade of Their Own Following the Return of Quarantined Students to Campus

Hailey T. December 3, 2021

On the morning of November 4th, the fourth graders, many of whom had just returned from quarantine, donned their costumes and walked down the stairs to Ranney Court, where the entire Lower School gathered...

Lesridge Instagram Account: Both a ‘Meme Account’ and Safe Place for Students

Lesridge Instagram Account: Both a ‘Meme Account’ and Safe Place for Students

Sophene A. November 8, 2021

A private Instagram account named Lesridge, run by Westridge students, currently has 112 followers and 23 posts. The account frequently displays pictures of members of the LGBTQ+ community at Westridge...

The quotation in the bathroom at the beginning of the year.

Lower School Bathroom Remodel Faces Criticism for Gender Exclusive Design

Sophene A. November 8, 2021

When you step foot into the first floor Ranney House girls’ bathroom, a quotation written in black, cursive letters written on the light-yellow wall greets you: “The perfect combination of princess...

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