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Ashley Rivas

Ashley Rivas, Writer

Ashley Rivas is a sophomore at Westside Highschool.  Last year she was in Photojournalism but she is now on her first year of working with the  school's newspaper staff.  Her future  goal is to become a professional photographer.

She is  also interested in business and hopes to own one of her own.  She  loves to binge shows,  to color and make decorations for her room in the free time.

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How have excessive amounts of Technology affected Teens?

How have excessive amounts of Technology affected Teens?

Ashley Rivas, Writer May 22, 2021

School has recently been all about virtual learning and rather than paper homework we've been having all virtual homework. This has affected tens drastically, putting them into a situation where they spend...

STAAR 2021

STAAR 2021

Ashley Rivas, Writer March 31, 2021

After coming back from Spring Break, students were shocked to hear that they would have to take the English STAAR test in two weeks. The freshmen taking it on April 6th and the sophomores taking it on...

The challenging tasks of creating a virtual yearbook

The challenging tasks of creating a virtual yearbook

Ashley Rivas, Writer March 5, 2021

This school year's yearbook has brought an entirely different experience than ever before due to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as of Virginia Santiago, a sophomore at Westside who is a part of its yearbook...

Quarantine with Laika and Jack

Quarantine with Laika and Jack

Ashley Rivas, Writer January 20, 2021

This is about my two birds named Laika ( Yellow) & Jack (Blue) Laika and Jack love to spend time in my room and look out of the windows to admire the view. They also love to spend some time outside...

What will normal be?

What will normal be?

Ashley Rivas, Writer December 16, 2020

This year has been very different from what we were ever used to, having to stay home and do virtual school and for those kids who have no other choice but to go to face to face school due to their circumstances....

What is STUCO?

Ashley Rivas, Writer November 16, 2020

Westside's Student Council (STUCO) consists of selected students who help the community and the student body. They do this by helping with student activities such as fundraisers or sponsoring the food...

Cancelled shows due to the virus

Cancelled shows due to the virus

Ashley Rivas, Writer November 9, 2020

I have been binging so many shows during quarantine it broke my heart to see so many of my favorite shows have been canceled due to Covid,  And i'm sure i'm not the only one who feels like this. Being...

The Westside bus parking lot waits for the afternoon bell to ring.

Back to school round two

Ashley Rivas, Writer October 19, 2020

HISD will be opening the school year for face to face instruction, for students on October 19th, and the big change for many students and parents is the transportation system. There will be no buses, and...

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