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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

Shekinah Abolo

Shekinah Abolo

Shekinah Abolo is a Junior at Westside High School and this is her first year writing for Howler News.  The self proclaimed Astrology Enthusiast™ loves journaling and scrapbooking on her free time and is learning to love to read again.

Outside of Newspaper, she does Policy Debate  (don't ask if she's any good ಥ_ಥ). She wants to write stories that’ll leave people knowing something that they didn’t before, or at the very least, entertained!  (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*: ・゚

All content by Shekinah Abolo
Students of Mrs. Herberts 3rd period AP Lang class flocking to sign the petition

Unrest among the student body

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Wolf Band’s triple excellent performance at the first UIL Competition since 2019

Wolf Band’s triple ‘excellent’ performance at the first UIL Competition since 2019

October 22, 2021

Wolf  Band’s 21-22 show ‘Mirage’ was rated “excellent” by all three judges, despite current Juniors and Seniors being the only classes that have competed in Marching UIL before, and, 50% of...

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