Last Friday, September 20th, New West's Red Cross Club held a blood drive! The drive was held in the high school common area throughout the day. Eligible students and teachers alike participated by donating their blood for a good cause. In addition to providing life-saving blood, donors also received a participation sticker and a New … Continue reading New West Blood Drive 2019
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.
Dance students at New West are currently preparing for the dance concert on May 13. The concert, titled It Isn’t Over Til We Say It’s Over, will feature thrilling performances choreographed by students and teachers. The performance will take place at Santa Monica High School in Barnum Hall. In order for the concert to be … Continue reading New West Dancers Await Spring Concert
On March 15, New West families celebrated Nowruz, or Persian New Year. Parents came together to share traditional dishes and Persian culture with the staff members. Between March 20 and March 21, Iranians all over the world will be celebrating Nowruz. During this time, Iranian families reunite to eat food, share gifts, and have fun. … Continue reading New West Celebrates Persian New Year
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
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