THE FEATHERDUSTER

Long Shot review

May 22, 2019

Algebra 2 teacher wins Golden Apple Award

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

Algebra 2 teacher Kenzie Sanchez received the Golden Apple Award May 22. Students vote on which teachers they want to receive Golden Apples, so the award is a personal recognition of a teacher’s skills. The award was pre...

Girls Education Organization raises $4,400 to send Rwandan girls to school

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2019

The Girls Education Organization raised $4,400 to send 30 girls in Rwanda to school for a year. The club is partnered with Young Women Empowered in Rwanda. GEO was created by art history teacher Melinda Darrow and ’18 grads ...

Not even water?

Not even water?

May 21, 2019

Esports Arena Trains Upcoming Pros

Nick Pigott, Reporter

May 20, 2019

Located inside the well-known pyramid-shaped hotel Luxor in Las Vegas is the indoor arena made for hosting Esports competitions and a place for amateur gamers to hang out and practice. I visited the Esports Arena last summer a...

It’s all about relationships

Julia Franco, Head People and Places

May 20, 2019

Fun, goofy and productive. Considerate, gregarious and persistent. Loving, hilarious and intuitive. If you’ve never met Pre-Calculus and Geometry teacher Nadine Herbst, these are some adjectives her colleagues and students use...

Varsity football players rally around coach, raise money through gofundme

Oliver Aydelotte, Reporter

May 20, 2019

When coach Douglas Wilson first learned he had cancer of the esophagus, he knew he was in for a fight. Esophageal cancer is very hard to beat. It is the sixth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide. In response to their coa...

Varsity baseball makes historic comeback, advances to third round of playoffs

Jake La Barbiera, Head Brawn

May 15, 2019

Friday night, Westlake recorded a win for the history books, finishing a sweep of South San Antonio in two games with a 12th-inning comeback win. The Chaps won the first game of the series in Marion, Texas by mercy rule with a scor...

The Last Summer adds to list of Netflix originals to leave viewers with more quetions than answers

Isabelle Franco, Reporter

May 13, 2019

Watching The Last Summer was like watching a cake be made. In the beginning, the batter is mixed, and I felt like there was the correct amount of each ingredient in the bowl. The directors laid a nice foundation, they put oil in ...

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