MUN is Fun

On October 14th, a delegation of sixteen New West students represented the country of Egypt at Cerritos High School’s annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference. As members of New West’s MUN Club, students participate in local and national conferences to create solutions for the many problems facing our world today. Topics debated at this year’s … Continue reading MUN is Fun


Red Cross Comes to New West

On Friday, September 22nd, New West hosted its second annual blood drive with the American Red Cross. A total of 36 students and parents donated, totalling about four gallons of blood. This much blood has the potential to save 93 lives by providing transfusions to patients in need. Special thanks goes to seniors Adam F. … Continue reading Red Cross Comes to New West

The Sound of Silence

There are many parallels between the recent French and American presidential elections.  Like Hillary Clinton, the French president Emmanuel Macron had his emails hacked.  In addition, Macron ran against Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right candidate who is comparable to Donald Trump. However, one of the most striking differences in the two elections--besides the outcomes--is France’s … Continue reading The Sound of Silence

Earth Day Feature: The Father of Our National Park System

This week (April 15-23) marks National Park Week, where the National Park Service---dubbed “America’s Best Idea”---offers free admission to all national parks across the country. This Saturday (April 22nd) also marks Earth Day, so there’s no better way to celebrate our planet than to spend time in the great outdoors---and for free.   One of … Continue reading Earth Day Feature: The Father of Our National Park System

Sheroes of Justice at the Young Women’s Leadership Conference

This past Thursday, March 30th, four students (myself, Ariana Dideban, Lilou Redon, and Shaadi Ahmadzadeh) from New West attended the Young Women’s Leadership Conference at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles. This conference, hosted by the Los Angeles Superior Court, aimed to provide inspiration and advice for young women interested in pursuing a … Continue reading Sheroes of Justice at the Young Women’s Leadership Conference