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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Brandon Worrell, the Director of Dining Services, stands near the entrance to the Commons

The Commons Prioritizes Faster Service Over Personal Orders

Sarah L. and Kristin C. November 7, 2022

Picture this: it’s a typical Thursday on Westridge campus. You and other hungry students rush out of class hoping for a tasty meal and conversations with friends--only to be faced with a line of people...

Senior Year Without a Car: The Ultimate License to Loneliness

Senior Year Without a Car: The Ultimate License to Loneliness

Hailey T. November 7, 2022

Fun fact: I don’t own a car. Feel bad, yet? I know this doesn’t sound like much, but before you turn your attention away from my predicament, let me offer you my point of contention: I’m lonely....

Varsity Golf poses for a photo after they were crowned league champions for the fourth straight season.

Golf Wins 4th Prep League Title in As Many Years: A Fall Sports Round-up

Ella B. November 7, 2022

In past years, the fall sports season has been incredibly successful for Westridge. While not nearly as successful as last year, where all teams advanced to CIF-SS playoffs in some capacity, this season...

Some students work in the library as others collaborate with their peers.

The Westridge Library Lacks a Noise Policy: What Does This Mean for Students?

Sophene A. November 7, 2022

When she has the opportunity to visit the Westridge library during the school day, Anoush J. ’30 enjoys chatting with her friends about the book she is reading. The inviting environment as a result of...

Athena N. ’23 and Natalie S. ’23 working together in the Math Center

New Math Center is a Helpful Resource for Upper Schoolers Brave Enough to Enter

Valentina V. November 7, 2022

When I walked into Room 11, I was invited in by a big poster that read “Welcome to The Math Center” in bold blue letters. Then someone kindly asked, “Do you need any help?”  This October, the...

Freshman Micaela R. smiles after the Frosh volleyball team wins their first set of the year against Chadwick School.

A Question for Each Fall Sports Team As the Season Ramps Up

Ella B. October 3, 2022

As the school year begins, athletes once again pick up tennis rackets, tie their shoelaces to run around the Rose Bowl, and grab their golf clubs. Westridge’s fall sports teams are without a doubt the...

Campus COVID-19 Safety Team Lifts Indoor Masking and Announces Updated Protocols

Campus COVID-19 Safety Team Lifts Indoor Masking and Announces Updated Protocols

Sophene A. October 3, 2022

On September 15, Westridge’s COVID-19 Safety Team announced that indoor masking would be strongly recommended but no longer required as of September 16. The decision to lift the indoor mask mandate follows...

Opinion: Serena Williams Made Me a Better Person and Athlete

Opinion: Serena Williams Made Me a Better Person and Athlete

Ariana E. October 3, 2022

When I was younger, my parents forced me to play tennis for a couple of years. Eventually, I got bored and decided to quit and move on to something else. Yet, in the brief time I did play, I gained something...

Westridge Develops Student Honor Council to Support Community Growth and Healing

Westridge Develops Student Honor Council to Support Community Growth and Healing

Sophene A. October 2, 2022

In late May of 2022, Westridge’s administration announced its development of an Honor Council. The Honor Council meets for two purposes: addressing cases that fail to promote Westridge’s core values...

4 Back-To-School Tips and Tricks

4 Back-To-School Tips and Tricks

Reed D. October 2, 2022

  It’s back-to-school season! Depending on which type of person you are, this reality could either send you into a downward spiral of anxiety and despair, or get you excited to spend all your...

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