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Hyline completes contest season, prepares for Zenith

Sydney Zhou and Annakate Kelley

March 31, 2017

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Hyline won every category it entered Feb. 11 at Westwood High School’s annual dance competition. “[We won] best in contest for the team and the officers, best in medium ensemble, best solo in super teen category, and platinum,”...

Model UN travels to Washington, D.C., wins awards in international convention

Lexy Connolly

March 29, 2017

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On Feb. 16-19, 27 students attended the North American Invitational Model United Nations conference in Washington, D.C. Of approximately 3,500 students who participated in the conference, the Chaps brought home six awards, including...

Star Steppers discuss recent win at first competition

Hadley Waldren

March 23, 2017

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Star Steppers won a competition Feb. 11 at Westwood High School. The dancers competed in jazz and an optional contemporary dance. The team took home a win with first place in both of the dances in which they competed.   “We...

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

March 8, 2017

ASL Club to deliver roses, carnations on Valentine’s Day

Emma McCandless

February 9, 2017

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Continuing their annual Valentine’s Day tradition, the American Sign Language Club will be selling flowers up until Feb. 10. Next week, members will deliver the flowers on Valentine’s Day to the recipients during their second,...

Representatives of Westlake travel to Stanford University in hopes of relieving stress on students

Amanda Goldsmith, Reporter

February 7, 2017

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The purpose of Challenge Success is to make high school students feel they are in a less stressful and friendlier place. Over the first weekend of October, a group of students, parents and faculty flew to Stanford University to...

Meet me midway

Melynn Barber

February 3, 2017

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The Midway Food Park in Westlake is a family-friendly place for people to go get some great food. Located on Capital of Texas Highway, they have a variety of trailer vendors at the venue with many different styles of food. At...

Robotics continues history of success

Jack McManus

January 4, 2017

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As competitive robotics becomes more popular internationally, Westlake's program has been recognized for its string of successes.   “Robotics has many benefits, including learning about engineering, teamwork and learning...

Steve Ramsey confirmed as principal of Westlake

Conor O'Bryon

December 20, 2016

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After serving at Westlake as interim principal since May 31, Steve Ramsey was confirmed by the Eanes ISD Board of Trustees to the position of principal at Westlake. The confirmation, at the Board’s Dec. 13 meeting, was unanimous....

Students come together to celebrate the work of Bob Dylan

Sydney Frost

December 16, 2016

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A known legend with 51 albums, 12 Grammys and the recent Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan was celebrated Dec. 2 at Westlake. Fans of Dylan gathered in the library to sing songs, talk about the singer and be together.   “[Dylan...

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