Theater department impresses with Shakespeare comedy ‘Twelfth Night’

Lexy Connolly

November 10, 2015

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Sword fights, love triangles and stolen identities are just a few of the many thrilling aspects of Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night, which was put on by the theater department on Oct. 29-31 in the Black Box Theater. Anyo...

Choir takes annual trip to MO Ranch

Kendall Chase

October 26, 2015

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More than 300 students attended the choir’s annual trip to Mo Ranch Sept. 11-13 in Hunt, Texas. The upperclassmen went out Friday night and had a chance to bond through games and squad meetings. “Finally making it to the...

Westlake loses long-time coach and teacher, Mark Hurst

Dylan Webber

October 8, 2015

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Sports teams often form family-like bonds, and last Sunday the Westlake athletic family lost one of its longest standing members. On the morning of Oct. 4, longtime assistant football and track coach Mark Hurst passed away a...

New English teacher comes to Westlake

Ariana Eshraghi

October 7, 2015

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For most teachers, class is a job to do and procedures like taking attendance are simply part of the job. But for new English teacher Megan Wham-Joyce, the class is also a place for students to get creative, and she shows it through...

Coaches in the classroom

Kendall Carroll

October 2, 2015

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Coach Shannon Haddon Coach Haddon teaches Modified Biology, Peer Assistance for Students with Disabilities, and MAPS. She coaches girls’ basketball and assists in coaching softball.   The Featherduster: How different is it to coach athletes vers...

New debate coach Joe Uhler provides a winning mentality

Aro Majumder

September 28, 2015

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With three coaching changes in the last three years, debate has seen a time filled with transitions creating a conundrum for the program. With the need for stability high on radar, the acquisition of Joe Uhler was welcomed with...

Three robotics students attend trip to China

Jack Stenglein

September 23, 2015

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As part of a group of 190 students and mentors from multiple countries, three Westlake robotics students, seniors Rachel Gardner and Lewis Jones and junior Abby Audet, journeyed to China Aug. 8 for a six-day robotics camp kno...