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  • Autumn Activities

    Autumn Activities

    Mya Singleton, Managing Editor

    September 8, 2016

         Fall is here which means that there are new activities to do on the weekends. The best part is that they will not cost you much and are local. Fall is the best season of the year because unlike in summer, every weekend you can find something  to do that will not break your bank. Columbia an... READ MORE »»

    2012 South Carolina State Fair

    Sam Walters

  • College-bound students: Change to FAFSA filing date

    College-bound students: Change to FAFSA filing date

    August 25, 2016

    A recent change was made to the time frame for which the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will become available for students and parents. To provide students and their families with more advanced notification of eligibility for need based aid, the US Department of Education along with... READ MORE »»

  • Redhawks Take Down Chester

    Redhawks Take Down Chester

    Jason Powell, Athletic Director

    August 24, 2016

    After a sluggish start Saturday morning, the Redhawks awakened by responding to a 14-0 halftime deficit with a lethal passing attack in the 2nd half to propel them to a 23-20 victory over the Cyclones of Chester High. Elijah Heatley threw for 333 yards and 3 TD passes in the second half to help... READ MORE »»

News

Creepy Clowns Spook the Carolinas

Angel Salley, News Editor

Photographed by Graeme Maclean  It seems Halloween may be coming early to the east coast. In towns across South Carolina, residents have been reporting strange sightings of suspicious clowns trying to lure children into the woods....  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Bus Drivers Are Heroes, Too

Carmen White, Photo Editor

In College Park, Maryland, a school bus carrying 20 children burst into flames. Reneita Smith, the bus driver called for help on her radio, but afterwards, she immediately opened the door, unbuckled her seatbelt, and began t...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • Comments Off

Recent Incidents on School Buses

Mya Singleton, Managing Editor

     Since the school year has started back up there have been many school bus incidents and accidents. The question is are school buses safe for students anymore? Some incidents happened in Richland, Lexington, and Be...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • Comments Off

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Sports

Cross Country Coaches Classic Results

Saturday, Sept. 10, Cross Country teams were back at Sandhills for another try at the Sandhills Course. Sophomore Paul McCants led the boys again with a time of 18:23 finishing...  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Girls Varsity Tennis falls to Ridge View High School 6-0

September 16, 2016

Redhawk Volleyball Teams Sweep South Pointe

September 16, 2016

WHS Baseball Prepares for the Season

September 9, 2016

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Features

Student government leaders on leaving their mark, goals & future of Westwood

April 4, 2016

Student Body President Nick Hooks, senior, and Student Body Vice President Megan Knight, junior, took ...  Read More »

Know your rights in police interactions

April 4, 2016

If you watch the news, then you know that many acts of police brutality come from things as simple as ...  Read More »

LGBT youth face multiple challenges, need support

April 4, 2016

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. For years before this date, people have h...  Read More »

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Video

Boys lacrosse team has a tough first season

As far as wins and losses go, the first ever boys lacrosse team has had a tough season, but their hard work and improvement cannot go unnoticed. With one...  Read More »

Student Life

Dear freshmen…

Angel Salley, News Editor

Dear freshmen, Welcome to Westwood High School! We’re so happy to have you joining our Redhawk Family. The jump from middle school to high school can be difficult to adjust to, but have no fear, Rowdy is...  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 0 comments

MTV Video Music Awards Recap

September 6, 2016

Finding a good job can be challenging but worthwhile

April 4, 2016

What a difference four years makes! But what’s next for Westwood?

December 16, 2015

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