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Blues on the Green gets music lovers jazzed for the summer

Melynn Barber and Sydney Frost

May 18, 2017

Filed under Music, News

With summer around the corner, some students have been getting excited for KGSR’s Blues on the Green. For the past 26 years, KGSR has hosted a free concert series over the summer months. The concerts this year are on May 24,...

Pedernales pep

Vayda Otti and Kennedy Lilly

May 17, 2017

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A Westlake community, coming-of-age ritual. The annual event that brings the eighth graders of West Ridge and Hill Country middle schools together, Pedernales. The event is somewhat of a tradition as it’s been taking place for...

Senior enjoys success in online streaming world

Nelson Aydelotte

May 16, 2017

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  Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi, Barack Obama and many other historical figures share quite a bit in common: courage, leadership and core values. But what they don’t have is a Twitch channel. Senior Matthew Minnis is...

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...

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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

Filed under News

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...

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