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  • March 29Wolves, there are only 22 Yearbooks left!

  • March 29Ben Taub Hospital's "Shattered Dreams" will be on campus 4.4.17

  • February 14Check out the Photo Galleries from our Journalism students

  • Tennis wins big!

    Tennis wins big!

    Sharon Roberts, Adviser

    April 13, 2017

    Westside Tennis came back from the District Tournament with wins, and players advancing to the Regionals at Deer Park, which start on Monday, April 17th. The team brought home 2nd place in district, behind strong showings from boy's singles champion  senior Daniel Mehralizadeh and girls singles champion Jolie McAdoo.  ...

    Westside Tennis shows off their medals from the District tournament

  • Easter Treats

    Easter Treats

    Alejandra Parra, Photographer

    April 4, 2017

    Even though  Halloween may be know to be the as the official candy-lovers holiday, it’s time to spring ahead and look forward to the colorful Easter treats. While it may be less commercial advertised, Easter gives those with a  sweet tooth much to celebrate. Chocolate bunnies, Easter eggs stuffed...

    Those delicious crispy waffles and milk chocolate can be seen in their unique Easter packaging at local stores. Once you rip past the packaging you are now able to enjoy their chocolate goodness.

  • Story of Joelle Obeid

    Story of Joelle Obeid

    Iman Koutani, Writer

    April 4, 2017

        Lebanese American citizens have lived in America more than enough to be called an American, all of them have homes here, family, friends, jobs, and education in America so what more do they need to be called an American? Same concept when going back home, their blood and family are 1...

    Joelle Obeid junior at Westside high school.

    Iman Koutani

  • In the lab with Chemistry Club.

    In the lab with Chemistry Club.

    Ruth Ferron, Editor-In-Chief

    April 3, 2017

    Westside’s Chemistry Club went on a second field trip to Askew Elementary in order to teach kids about Chemistry in fun ways. The group’s morning started off at 7:30 AM in Mrs. Hacker’s classroom by gathering all of the materials needed for the 6 different labs that would be shown to the 5th graders...

    Lauren Mignogna at the Can Crusher Lab

  • Alumni News: Kendall Community Center managed by WHS Alumni

    Alumni News: Kendall Community Center managed by WHS Alumni

    Sharon Roberts, Adviser

    March 30, 2017

    Are you familiar with the Kendall Community Center? Located at 609 N. Eldridge, Houston, Texas  77079 ( if you are driving there from Westside, it is just before you reach Memorial Drive.) The Belle Sherman Kendall Community Center and Library, is open to all Houston residents, year round, with...

  • Prepping for prom?  Plan ahead!

    Prepping for prom? Plan ahead!

    Logan Hearne, Author

    March 30, 2017

    Planning to get your makeup nice and tight for 2017 prom? I have a few neat tips to get you started... There are a lot of places where you can schedule to get your makeup done, starting from Mac, Sephora, and the list can go on but today we will be focusing on Ulta Beauty. For those who aren't so famil...

News

Sugarland Law Bans Handheld Devices While Driving

Sugarland Law Bans Handheld Devices While Driving

Madison Rice, Writer

 In Sugarland, TX, a law banning the use of handheld devices while driving was recently implemented. The law was set in place March 20th and affects anyone who operates a vehicle in Sugarland. This law was applied to make S...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Trump Supporters Reactions to Trump

Trump Supporters Reactions to Trump

Bailee Jackson, Author

When Donald J. Trump was elected as our 45th president, I was shocked. I could not believe that a man who had said such terrifying and ignorant things, won over the people of this country. It's been about 2 months and Trump...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Senior Exemptions

Senior Exemptions

Estefania Arrivillaga, Writer

Westside High school offers its students the ability to omit their second semester finals. This opportunity helps senior students avoid taking these big exams, requirements include having no more than three absences, no...

March 31, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Tennis wins big!

Tennis wins big!

Sharon Roberts, Adviser

Westside Tennis came back from the District Tournament with wins, and players advancing to the Regionals at Deer Park, which start on Monday, April 17th. The team brought home 2nd place in district, behind strong sh...

April 13, 2017No Comments

Color Guard Competes at TCGC

Color Guard Competes at TCGC

Ty Smith, Writer

  Westside High School's Color Guard team headed off to championships! On Saturday, March 25th, the team performed at Pearland High School in the Texas Color Guard Circuit (TCGC).  After marching season ends...

April 4, 2017No Comments

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Monday, February 6

    Girl's Basketball

    Westside 61 - Bellaire 55

  • Friday, February 3

    Boy's Basketball

    Westside 2 - Westbury 2

  • Friday, February 3

    Girl's soccer

    Westside 2 - Lamar 2

Student Life

Tobacco$ Worth it?

Tobacco$ Worth it?

Sage Mathes, Writer

Cigarettes, snuff, dip as well as many other forms of tobacco have always been present among high school students and continue to ruin lives. Not only is tobacco costly on a monetary scale but it is also...

April 13, 2017No Comments

Best Buddies International

Best Buddies International

April 4, 2017

Story of Joelle Obeid

Story of Joelle Obeid

April 4, 2017

In the lab with Chemistry Club.

In the lab with Chemistry Club.

April 3, 2017

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