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European history proves to be a smart choice for schedule selections

Eliza Fuller

April 18, 2016

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One of the lesser known AP electives in Westlake is AP European History. This course covers Europe’s history from 1350 to present day, with some overlaps on subjects covered in U.S. History and Art History. The course is taug...

Varsity basketball finishes season in Regional finals

Drew Brown

April 6, 2016

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It's been 12 years since the Chaps advanced to the Regional Finals, and getting there was no easy feat. It ended in a high-scoring game with the biggest stakes of the season as Westlake faced the no. 1 team in the state Saturday...

Junior singer recognized at Eanes Board Meeting for placing in Texas All-State Choir

Lexy Connolly

March 22, 2016

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On Feb. 23, the Eanes Board of Trustees honored the 10 choir, band and orchestra students who achieved All-State honors this year. Junior Emma Bushong was one of the three choir students to be recognized. Emma was awarded seventh...

Leonardo DiCaprio shocks world, wins Oscar

Jack Wallace

March 4, 2016

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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio single-handedly broke the Internet on Oscar night. After conquering his now-immortalized history of snubbed Oscars and taking the award for best actor for his performance in The Revenant, the world (including...

A simplified policy profile of our presidential candidates

Michael Wiggin

February 29, 2016

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In light of the upcoming primary election in Texas, The Featherduster has compiled a referential list to help you discover which candidate you like best.   Republican Ted Cruz (Texas State Senator):   [Sources]   https://ballotpedi...

Speech and debate team works towards qualifications for State meet

Maite Napoliello

February 11, 2016

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The speech and debate team has been successful in its competitions this year. At the Travis Tournament Jan. 22-23, the team placed third overall in Team Sweepstakes, its best finish so far. Speech teacher Joseph Uhler, who is...

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