Popular card game takes over Junior’s life

Kendall Carroll

September 27, 2017

We’re all sitting in a circle, eyes suspiciously darting from one to another. I place a card on top of the discard pile. “Uno,” I announce, watching everyone else. Little do they know, my last card is a color changer ...

More than 200 choir students attend annual weekend retreat

Grace Brewer

September 25, 2017

Every year, choir students pack into six buses to travel to Mo Ranch, an outdoor retreat in Hunt, Texas, for a weekend of bonding and making friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. “I loved Mo Ranch,” freshman...

Varsity football caps off Homecoming with big win over Bowie

Jake La Barbiera and Adam Jasper

September 24, 2017

University of Texas freshman quarterback and former Westlake student Sam Ehlinger was one of the many fans in attendance for the Homecoming football game on Friday night. Varsity football beat Bowie, scoring seven touchdowns en rou...

Volleyball defeats Lake Travis; improves 4-0 in District play

John McManus

September 22, 2017

Away from home in front of a raucous crowd, varsity volleyball defeated district rival Lake Travis Sept. 19 in straight sets 25-17, 25-21, 25-18. “It definitely gives us some confidence,” said senior Holly Campbell, who...

On Sept 1, in the Black Box Theatre, the Westlake Improv Troupe (more commonly known as WIT) had their first performance of the year. Sophomore Jemima Abalogu is starting the show off strong, and getting people to laugh just by introducing herself. Apart from entertaining the audience, one thing the group was doing was collecting donations to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

WIT photo gallery

September 19, 2017

New Spanish teacher discusses teaching career

Kendall Carroll

September 18, 2017

He holds the small, orange, jagged rock in the palm of his hand. It isn’t flecked with gold or some precious metal; it’s something you could find in any everyday place. Most people wouldn’t think much of it, but for Spanish...