Review: Carmela Ice Cream Co.

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.

The Benefits of Learning a New Language

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

New West Celebrates Black History Month

The month of February is Black History Month, where we celebrate the culture and accomplishments of African Americans.  Black History Month was first celebrated in 1970, and first officially recognized in 1976 by President Gerald Ford.   At New West, Ms. Schlee’s class researched African Americans who had profound impacts on the field of science, mathematics, … Continue reading New West Celebrates Black History Month

LA’s Transportation System is Growing: Get excited.

Most Angelenos can agree that the transportation system in LA is not fantastic, especially for those who live on the Westside. Basically, if you don't have a car or Uber in LA, you're out of luck. I find that traveling to other cities can make me extremely envious because of their superb transportation systems. Don't … Continue reading LA’s Transportation System is Growing: Get excited.