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Varsity cross country to compete at District

Oliver Aydelotte

October 13, 2016

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When they travel to Old Settlers park on Oct. 20, the boys varsity cross country team is hoping to repeat last year’s performance as District Champions. Some of the top schools Westlake will face this year are Lake Travis and Vande...

Olympics wrap up with historic year

Turi Sioson

September 21, 2016

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If you didn’t catch a lot of the Olympics, you probably still got the news of some of the biggest wins and record-breakers, but the Olympics is a long process, so it’s a little hard to catch everything. But have no fear, ...

Local non-profit acting camp changes students life

Gabriel Raazia Khataw

September 16, 2016

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It sometimes only takes one person, or one experience to change your life. That experience for me came during elementary school. At this time, I struggled trying to figure out who I wanted to be. I never knew where I would fit...

AP Environmental Science undertakes series of progressive projects

Michael Wiggin

May 19, 2016

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Hoping to start an annual spring semester tradition, AP Environmental Science teacher Lauren Gehman has created end-of-the-year assignments for all five of her periods. Every class is responsible for formulating and executing p...

Orchestra places well at string-UIL

Aro Majumder

April 25, 2016

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In recent years, the varsity orchestra has grown accustomed to placing in the top division at UIL competitions. This year was no different, and director Andrew Potter was glad to continue the tradition of winning. “I feel so ha...

Goals galore on lacrosse senior night win

Aro Majumder, Jack Stenglein

April 21, 2016

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Senior night promised an entertaining matchup between two of the top lacrosse programs in the state. Coming into the game as the favorite, Westlake proved to be too much to handle for Lake Travis in a touted D1 lacrosse rivalry...

Model UN has a great overall year

Mubsar Dhuka

April 21, 2016

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The Model UN club just came back from a meet on April 16 at Ronald Reagan High School in San Antonio. They discussed on solving problems about Haiti’s economic and health state. “We have had about six meets so far,” Model...

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