THE FEATHERDUSTER

Steve Ramsey confirmed as principal of Westlake

Conor O'Bryon

December 20, 2016

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....

JV basketball off to flying start

J.T. Sparks

December 16, 2016

The varsity basketball team was ranked No. 1 in the state coming into the season resulting in high expectations. But this pressure trickles down to the JV and freshman teams as well. The desire to beat Westlake from other teams...

Students come together to celebrate the work of Bob Dylan

Sydney Frost

December 16, 2016

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...

Band goes to the Rosebowl

Elliot Mayers, Reporter

December 15, 2016

The countdown to New Year’s has started, and the band is almost finished preparing for its performance in the Tournament of Roses Parade Jan 2. The football field and parking lot have been the sites for many hours of parade-...

Stress crushes holiday spirit

Turi Sioson

December 14, 2016

Colored lights, hot chocolate, gingerbread, the smell of the tree and mistletoe: the long list of all the things that make the holidays great. The family comes home, gathers around the Christmas tree and passes presents around...

Westlake stays strong at home, defeats Anderson

Aro Majumder

December 13, 2016

After a messy start to the game, the boys varsity team found its stride in the second half to run away with a 57-42 win over former District foe Anderson. The Chaps were given a warm reception after being away for the Thanksgiving ...

Varsity basketball blows out Shoemaker

Aro Majumder

December 13, 2016

It was a statement win for the No. 7 ranked varsity basketball team over No. 16 Shoemaker Nov. 18, 78-49, showing off their defensive prowess against an offense featuring seniors Javon Levi - 57 in the Texas Top 100 rankings for...

Westlake basketball beats Lanier

Aro Majumder

December 13, 2016

It was Westlake’s night Nov. 14 in a non-District game against Lanier. After losing a tough contest against McNeil just three days prior, the boys varsity team was glad to get off the mark at home with a 93-68 win. Westlake...

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