Tropical Day

Friday, August 30th was Tropical Day, the first Spirit Day of the 2019-2020 school year! Students donned tropical-themed clothing, such as Hawaiian shirts, board shorts, sundresses, and leis. Here are some of the many students who participated in Tropical Day: Juniors Tess Carlson (left), Audrey Bell (inset), and Malena Bell Junior Ava Trilling Juniors Alexander … Continue reading Tropical Day


Free Comic Book Day

This Saturday, May 4th, is Free Comic Book Day! Free Comic Book Day occurs the first Saturday in May each year. The event first occurred in 2002. Now, over 2,300 comics shops worldwide distribute free comics annually. Diamond Comic Distributors, a major comic book distributor based in Maryland, ships comic books to participating retailers and … Continue reading Free Comic Book Day

Stevie Wonder: Black History Month Feature

Stevland Hardaway Judkins, better known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan to Lula Mae Hardaway and Calvin Judkins. Because he was born prematurely, Wonder developed retinopathy of prematurity, which resulted in permanent vision loss. However, this did not prevent him from becoming one of the most … Continue reading Stevie Wonder: Black History Month Feature

New West Supports Firefighters

Firefighters have been working tirelessly to suppress the deadly fires that have been blazing throughout Northern and Southern California for over two weeks. On Friday, November 16th, New West students, teachers, and parents gave back to the community by raising money for the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, an organization that aims to increase the … Continue reading New West Supports Firefighters

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in 1922, visitors may view 166 authentic artifacts from the famous boy king’s tomb at the King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition, currently on display at the California Science Center through January 6, 2019. Guests get a glimpse into the … Continue reading King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh