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Westwood Walk 2019

Westwood Walk 2019

May 23, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Westwood Seniors came back to visit Canyon Vista before they graduate Friday. Here are some pictures from the walk around the school.        ...

Genius Hour with Ms. Larson

Genius Hour with Ms. Larson

May 21, 2019


Filed under Arts, Band, Campus News, Entertainment, Environment, Events, People, Showcase

On May 21, Ms. Larson's classes joined together for one large publishing party in the Cafeteria. There was snacks, comments, presentations, and music. Here are some images from the party.

Dance Spring Show

Dance Spring Show

Charlotte, Blackmon

May 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Dance, Events, Showcase

On May 4, the Canyon Vista dance program put on their Spring Show. This is a performance that showcases all of the different types of dance that the students have learned throughout the year. This includes tap, hip hop, jazz, and ballet. Tap is also included in the classes, but not in the show because...

Yearbook 2k19

Yearbook 2k19

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

May 7, 2019


Filed under Books, Campus News, Showcase

Imagine you're sixty eight years old with an annoying and egotistical grandchild. He (or she) is just about to try out for a sports team at his (or her) school, and you mention that you know a thing or two about that particular sport. Your grandchild scoffs. 'What's so funny?', you ask, raising an eyebrow. 'You...

6th Grade Field Trip to Epic Fun

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events

On April 10, The 6th graders went on a field trip while the STAAR testing was in process. Here are some pictures from their time there.  

Siblings Reunited

Siblings Reunited

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Campus News, People, Videos, Wellness

Just recently, Ella Duncan, an eighth-grade student, found her birth sister. She and her sister were both adopted from China as babies, and they had never known each other until now. Ella's sister, Faith, is nine years old and lives in Hawaii. Ella first found out about Faith on January 1, and they...

Jason Reynolds Field Trip

Jason Reynolds Field Trip

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Books, Campus News, Events, Showcase

Last Friday, select students from all three grades tool a bus to go see the renown author, Jason Reynolds. He talked about his childhood and the events that led to his book ideas, as well as encouraging kids to read. Here are some pictures from the event.

Why Isn’t ASL Allowed in the IB Program?

Why Isn’t ASL Allowed in the IB Program?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

April 22, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Environment, Opinion, People, Showcase

As you may know, if you're an eighth grader going to Westwood this year, ASL, (American Sign Language) is offered as a foreign language class. For many, the implied quiet atmosphere and the usefulness of the ‘language’. To learn ASL, it is just about hard as any other language, although you don't...

NJHS Powderpuff 2019

NJHS Powderpuff 2019

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Events, Showcase, Sports

Every year, the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) hosts Powderpuff, a football game where the football players and cheerleaders switch places. This year, the Powderpuff game was on April 12 and benefitted Alex's Lemonade. Here are some pictures from the event:

Celebrating National Library Week

Celebrating National Library Week

Aliyah Carter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events, Videos

National Library Week (April 7- 13, 2019) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library business centers that help support entrepreneurship and retraining,...

It’s Assistant Principal Week!

It’s Assistant Principal Week!

Mehak Mehmi and Aliyah Carter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, People

The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the American Federation of School Administrators have declared the week of April 8-12, 2019, as National Assistant Principals Week to honor and recognize the contributions of assistant principals to the success of students in schools across...