The class of 2021 Senior Sunrise took place bright and early this morning at Santa Monica Beach! Students saw their friends in person, played cards, and watched the sunrise together. Here are a few photos from the event. Congratulations to the class of 2021!
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
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
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.
We all know that taking at least two years of a foreign language is a graduation requirement. Although learning a new language should be exciting, language classes (especially when they are mandatory) can often feel repetitive and monotonous. After all, you just want a good grade, right? Is there anything more to language class than … Continue reading The Benefits of Learning a New Language
Dear readers, Thank you for reading. I have poured my heart and soul into this online publication for four years. I have loved reading the articles from a plethora of Journalism Club members. New West Press gives a look at news, sports, media, and–of course–New West Life. It is been a privilege to found New … Continue reading A Farewell & Greeting to the Press
On Saturday May 14, 2016, New West Charter held the school's inaugural prom at the Peninsula. The night under the stars was an absolute success! Everyone dressed impeccably and had a ball. At the end of the evening, Evan Pakshong and Asad Hamid won Queen and King. I could describe the ups and downs of … Continue reading New West Charter’s Inaugural Prom: A Photo Journey