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Shekinah Abolo

Shekinah Abolo, Editor-in-chief

Shekinah Abolo is a senior at Westside High School. This is her second and final year being a part of the Howler News staff. She is also a first-year member of Westside’s color guard.  She continues to remain adventurous as she likes to join many clubs throughout the school year.

Shekinah has had a love for reading and writing since the fifth grade, one of her favorite books being ‘The Hunger Games.’ Her love for literature continues to inspire her to write and share stories with the one place she values most, school.

After graduation she plans to attend The University of Houston, and major in marketing and communications. She continues to work hard to not only achieve her dreams, but to share and inspire others' as well.

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Senior Edition: Unforgettable moments/the year in a word word search

Senior Edition: Unforgettable moments/”the year in a word” word search

Shekinah Abolo, Editor-in-chief May 9, 2023

If you could describe the year in one word, what would it be? The responses in our ‘In a Year’ Word Search ranged from ‘painful’ to ‘exciting’. Even if the year left you restlessly counting...

The Pride of Our School: Amelita Reyna

The Pride of Our School: Amelita Reyna

Shekinah Abolo, Editor-in-chief November 10, 2022

You’ve probably seen her around in brief flashes as she hustles back and forth from marching practice to drills; or maybe you’ve seen her in the marching band's halftime show while donning Pride's...

Wolf Bands first competition of the season

Wolf Band’s first competition of the season

Shekinah Abolo, Writer/Photographer October 11, 2022

On Saturday, October 8th, Westside High School's Marching Band participated in Katy Independent School District's 37th Annual Marching Festival. They competed against 28 other schools at Legacy Stadium...

Students of Mrs. Herberts 3rd period AP Lang class flocking to sign the petition

Unrest among the student body

Shekinah Abolo, Writer May 31, 2022

With the arrival of Final Season, news about exemptions keep changing every second of every day, and we're sent clarification emails that leave us more confused than we started.  The sudden and unexplainable...

Leilah Pizana performs during the state contest.

Return Of Color Guard

Shekinah Abolo, Writer April 20, 2022

On April 11th, Wolf Band's official Instagram page announced Color Guard's return in a post inviting people to attend its "Experience Camp" occurring from the 25th of April to the 28th, 4:00-4:45PM, in...

Naomi Carrasco

Naomi Carrasco, A Promising Young Woman

Shekinah Abolo, Writer March 29, 2022

Fourth year Pro Theatre (T-Pro) member, Naomi Carrasco stole hearts in her role as the well-meaning airhead Courtney in Westside’s 2019 production of John Lennon & Me. While she hasn’t starred...

Staff Pick: A Game of Thrones Review

Staff Pick: A Game of Thrones Review

Shekinah Abolo, Writer February 14, 2022

Pop culture sensation, Game of Thrones, needs no introduction; It's been (almost a) decade long reign makes it, so you know of it, even if you've never hopped on the train. GOT'S book series, A Song...

School Gimmick Pages

School Gimmick Pages

Shekinah Abolo, Writer January 12, 2022

Student run Instagram pages dedicated to things like campus gossip or confessionals are relatively common for Schools, however, Gimmick Pages are a new phenomena, becoming a nationwide trend. The themes...

All the events happening on the 17th of November

All the events happening on the 17th of November

Shekinah Abolo, Writer November 16, 2021

(Spoiler:  Two consecutive events are happening on November 17th) First  on the agenda is our Choir’s fall recital! The theme is musical theatre; From 4-5 PM, in the Black Box Theater, members...

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