Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been trying to find ways to stay happy and motivated during their online classes. So New West Charter High School administration and Student Government planned spirit days to get students excited to attend their Zoom meetings. Wednesday, April 29th through Friday, May 1st was Color (Half-) Week! Participating students … Continue reading Online Learning Color Spirit Week
The news of the death of Kobe Bryant (1978-2020) on January 26, 2020 shook Los Angeles and the world to its core. New West Charter High School students wore purple and gold to honor the Lakers icon. Here are some of the many students who participated in this spirit day on January 31, 2020: Juniors … Continue reading Honoring Kobe Bryant
Club Day was held this Friday, September 13th! Club Day is an annual event where students set up booths in the school yard advertising their clubs to their peers. This year, 64 clubs participated in the event. Out on the blacktop, students had the opportunity to join as many clubs as their hearts desired (or … Continue reading Club Day 2019-2020
When February rolls around each year, one is always reminded of a certain romantic holiday in the middle of the month: Valentine’s Day. Each person has a different notion regarding Valentine’s Day. Maybe they feel their heart go fuzzy upon hearing the holiday’s name, or maybe they are filled with a sense of dread and … Continue reading The History of Valentine’s Day
If you were to log onto Youtube.com from ten years ago, your recommendations would be filled with videos by a content creator named Bo Burnham. Burnham’s viral videos with titles such as, “i’m bo yo.” and “Rehab Center for Fictional Characters” were famous in the online community. Burnham wrote and performed witty and clever songs … Continue reading Review: Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade
Logan Paul was one of the most popular creators on the six second video sharing app, Vine. When Vine shut down in January 2017 due to competition from other social media apps such as Instagram, and lack of ad revenue, Viner Logan Paul looked to Youtube as his next step in the journey to becoming … Continue reading The Logan Paul Controversy
This October in Los Angeles has been hot, and to beat the heat, why not eat some ice cream from a chic and modern witches’ brew? Cauldron Ice Cream’s second location that just opened in September is located in Artesia, California and is a rather far “broomstick flight” from West Los Angeles, but their smooth … Continue reading Review: Cauldron Ice Cream
Any New West student knows that September and October are always hot. What’s a better way to withstand the heat than to cool off with a delectable scoop of ice cream! I would consider Carmela Ice Cream Co. on Third Street near the Grove to be one of the best ice creameries in Los Angeles. … Continue reading Review: Carmela Ice Cream Co.