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  • May 23Underclassmen exemption list due on May 25
  • May 18Tennis Tournament on Saturday May 21
  • May 18POSSE Scholarship Applications are due on June 3rd
  • May 18STAAR Test Retakes June 21st- June 23rd
  • May 18Last Day of School June 7th
The student news site of Westside High School

Howler News

The student news site of Westside High School

Howler News

Emily Mendez

Emily Mendez, Writer

 Emily Mendez, is a freshman at Westside High School, she is  14 years old and this is her first year on the Howler News staff. She likes to read and write in her  free time. She also loves to cook and bake whenever she can.  

She is a member of the Westside Culinary program and would like to pursue it as a career. Something she would like to do is learn French by joining the French class. 

She will be covering stories about sports and stories that investigate activities around school. 

All content by Emily Mendez
HISDs Spending Freeze Due To Budget Deficit

HISD’s Spending Freeze Due To Budget Deficit

March 29, 2022

HISD is freezing or cutting out some of campus spending and they are no longer hiring new staff due to budget shortfall.  HISD’s Superintendent House Millard II announced this on Thursday March 3rd...

Wrestling Chicken Wing Invitational

Wrestling Chicken Wing Invitational

January 12, 2022

Westside’s wrestling team is having a very important event this weekend. They are competing in the Chicken Wing Invitational which is a wrestling tournament. Now, the name may sound a little odd but...

Andrew Salguero shows his COVID vaccination card, indicating he is fully vaccinated. Andrew attends Jame Monroe HIgh School in North Hills, California

Requirement of Vaccination in California

December 15, 2021

California is the first state to add the COVID Vaccine to the list of required school vaccinations. The governor announced on October 1, 2021, that the Covid -19 vaccine will be required for students from...

Westside Robotics Poinsettia Fundraiser

Westside Robotics Poinsettia Fundraiser

November 19, 2021

Westside High School's FRC and VEX Robotics team is having a fundraiser for this Christmas season! Help support their fundraiser for their club by ordering one of their Holiday Poinsettias. A Poinsettia...

Phone addiction amongst students

Phone addiction amongst students

November 3, 2021

In today's world, technology is a massive, influential tool. It is very helpful to our society today by enhancing our means of communication with relatives who live far away, allowing us to get and obtain...

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