The Science Behind the Science Building


Ria Das, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014

On January 6th, the new Science Center opened for all students and faculty at Westtown School. The LEED certified building is located next to the South Lawn between the Art Center and Balderston, a freshman girls dormitory. The brand new building includes many sustainable features like a butterfly roof,... Read more »

Athlete Profile: Naomi Jimenez


Caroline Sullivan, Sports Writer
February 11, 2014

Naomi Jimenez is s new sophomore at Westtown, but she’s already making a huge impact in sports, making the varsity volleyball and basketball teams in her first season here. She is a starting small forward for the Westtown girls basketball team as well as one of three captains, along with Jordan Weir... Read more »

Martin Luther King Day at Westtown!

Tong Pow, Staff Writer
February 11, 2014

On January 20th and 21st, Westtown School presented an engaging program dedicated to the life, contributions, and legacies of Martin Luther King and his work in the Civil Rights Movement. MLK day started here on the night of January 20th, as Teacher Pat Macpherson gave a poetic introduction and Teachers... Read more »

Westtown Student Art Show


Caroline Tien, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014

                        The Westtown art show, which took place from December 2 – 20 at the Arts Center, was very successful, attracting many prospective students and their parents touring the Art Department. Exhibiting a wide range of mediums,... Read more »

New International Students

MinJeong Kim, Staff Writer
January 14, 2014

This year, a lot of students came to Westtown School from all over the world, such as Germany, Nigeria, China, Korea, Thailand, Greece, and more. In order to help them to adapt to an unfamiliar environment, Teacher Melissa has tried hard to have meetings about upcoming events or important information,... Read more »

Fall Sports Round Up

Caroline Sullivan, Sports Writer
January 14, 2014

The girls’ varsity volleyball, soccer and field hockey teams all had very strong seasons,  and the boys’ varsity soccer team also had a great season. The volleyball team finished with one of their best records yet (8-7) and they are also played in the state tournament. The girls’ varsity soccer... Read more »

Westtown School Receives Recognition from the EPA

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Tong Pow, Staff Writer
January 14, 2014

After years of ongoing effort to reduce our environmental footprint, along with being recognized as a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, our school was  named a Green Power Partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Joining the Power Partner list with thirty other K-12... Read more »

The Laramie Project


Julia Furey-Bastian and Caroline Tien, Staff Writers
January 13, 2014

The Laramie Project, a play that was one of the most anticipated events this past November, is more than just a moneymaker: it’s a play with real issues at its core, issues still facing American society today. It deals with the murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man who was murdered in a horrific... Read more »

Westtown Hosts French Exchange Students


Katie DeLuca, Staff Writer
January 7, 2014

Over the past spring break, Westtown School took a group of students to France. T. Gary Mencin and T. Lauren Davis organized an exchange with a school in Paris, France named Lycée Saint Michel de Picpus. This was the first year Westtown has done an exchange with this school. During the trip students... Read more »

Athlete Profile: Charlotte Wagner


Caroline Sullivan, Staff Writer
May 11, 2013

Charlotte Wagner is a senior this year at Westtown, and a member of the Westtown Varsity Lacrosse and Field Hockey Teams. She was the captain for field hockey this year and the captain for the past two years on the lacrosse team. She will be going to Mount Holyoke College in the fall and playing both... Read more »

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