The Westridge 8th grade class recently designed four different museums based on different events in history. Each block focused on one museum. They presented in different ways based on the class’s choice of presentation. Here is what went on inside each one. McCarthy Museum: Reign of Terror Have you ever wondered about the lingering
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With the holidays just around the corner, fourth graders answer your submitted questions.
By Katie Gallagher Last week, the fifth grade class held presentations on the ancient number systems. The fifth graders studied the Babylonian, Mayan, Egyptian, and Roman number systems. For the project, each student was paired up with another classmate and assigned a different number system. The pairs researched their number system and created PowerPoint presentations.
By Kara Eng Mrs. Arbet, a Lower School language arts teacher, is always on the lookout for new ideas. Inspired by a combination of Pinterest, other internet resources, and a few books, she decided to put a spin on the traditional book report. Instead of writing a mundane essay, 5th graders have written and recorded
By Stephanie Davis Spyglass Westridge and Sports Editor I have debated competitively for four years at Westridge. I began in seventh grade, and have been frightened by and loving it since. This year as a sophomore, I was given the opportunity to judge one of these middle school tournaments. The Northview Intermediate School Invitational Debate
By Muse Lee Online Editor, Features Editor Many surprises lurked in wait for students returning from Spring Break. For some, it was the shock of the long-forgotten workload that got them. However, for many Middle School students, the biggest surprise was the transformation of their English teacher, John Cross. According to all reports, while serving