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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

Haadiya Meriam Al-Awady

Haadiya Meriam Al-Awady, Writer, Editor & Photographer

Haadiya Meriam Al-Awady is a Senior at Westside High School who is now going into her third year as a Howler News Staff Member. She also creates pages for the yearbook, is dedicated to her studies, and always strives to do her best!

Loving to keep herself busy, she enjoys photography, provides care for people, tutors students, and reads books. Reaching for the stars, she is always ready to take on challenges and is full of ambition. To add on, she dreams of going to a great college and beginning a new chapter of life after graduating!


All content by Haadiya Meriam Al-Awady
Wellness Wednesdays for WHS Students

“Wellness Wednesdays” for WHS Students

April 30, 2020

We may be out of school officially, but it doesn't mean you can't reach out to our school's amazing Social Workers. At Westside High School, student's condition and health is always taken into consideration....

Inertias Auditions Go Virtual

Inertia’s Auditions Go Virtual

April 24, 2020

COVID-19 has sure disrupted many events, especially school. No one can be within six feet of each other and as of April 22, 2020, in Harris Country, it is now mandatory for everyone to wear a mask outside...

Staff Pick: Apple Music

Staff Pick: Apple Music

April 20, 2020

Who doesn't love listening to music? Music is something that can lift our spirits and connects us together through the rhythms. When I was a little girl, I would always make my Mom put on our culture's...

Staff Pick: The Tornado Warning

Staff Pick: The “Tornado Warning”

January 13, 2020

Last Friday on January 10, 2020, there was a tornado warning sent across to everyone in Texas. However, it quickly turned into a joke and was disregarded. People still went about their fun-filled Friday...

Even a pig knows what FAFSA is! Get out there and do your FAFSA young ones!


January 13, 2020

What exactly is FAFSA? Well, FAFSA means Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Generally, many can fill out this form to apply for federal and state student grants, work-study and loans. Grants awarded...

Civil Unrest in Lebanon

Civil Unrest in Lebanon

November 4, 2019

Lebanon is a country many Houstonians call home. The local Arab community consists of many Lebanese people, living, working and going to school in a positive way. The culture is full of joy, great food,...

Cellphones at Westside

Cellphones at Westside

November 1, 2019

Using cellphones have become such a normalized and common thing to do in one's daily life. We use our cellphones to take pictures, play games, make calls, text our friends, watch videos...basically all...

Westside Wolves Football Tickets Go Virtual

Westside Wolves Football Tickets Go Virtual

October 18, 2019

Westside students love the football games, amazing vibes are there and the hype is real. With the great support from students, the school has made it easier for people to purchase tickets earlier... it...

Photo Models: Raymond Noble and Kevin Flores

[Photo] Graduation Requirements

October 4, 2019

Photo Models: Raymond Noble and Kevin Flores

Photo Model: Brandon Nguyen

Student Cell Phone Policy Update 2019-2020

September 25, 2019

Cell phones at Westside High School seem to be a major distraction and a troublesome device that does not allow students to divert their focus towards school. However, this doesn't mean only phones but...

Photo Model: Elie Jaber

The Future of Public Education

May 25, 2019

Public education is education in a school that is maintained at public expense for the education of the children of a community or district. Public education means it is a tuition-free, publicly funded...


[Photo] The Snowman

December 15, 2017

Junior Brenda Almanza working with the mini Inertians on Saturday, December 2, 2017!

Dancing with Inertia

December 7, 2017

At Westside High School, excited people of all ages came to the event of Dancing with Inertians to have some fun, and learn dances with the school's amazing dance team, Inertia! Taking place on December...

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