The Nexus

Abby Siu

Abby Siu, Staff Writer

Abby Siu (9) is in her first year as a part of The Nexus. She enjoys listening to music, watching anime, and hanging out with her friends. Her goal is to study different countries' cultures/traditions and try their foods.

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Augustin Goodman (9) signs petition presented by Phoebe Vo (10) and Daniel Tran (12), Oct. 28. The petition advocated for an increase in United States gun restrictions.

Amnesty International holds petition signing

November 18, 2022

  The Amnesty International club held a petition-signing event through ActivismX, a three-week initiative that various High School Amnesty International USA groups take part in to bring awareness...

FTC team Option 16 marches and cheers in the parade celebrating Westviews Blue Ribbon award, Sept 28. Many clubs participated in the parade, demonstrating Westviews diverse interests and academic success.

Westview receives Blue Ribbon Award

October 14, 2022

On Sept. 16, Westview was named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Only 297 schools in the Nation received the Blue Ribbon award this year. To be nominated as...

Gymnastics goes undefeated, wins CIFs

June 3, 2022

After 13 years, Westview’s gymnastics finally secured the title of CIF champions in the 2022 competition. “Our coach has been expecting us, everyone’s been expecting us to win, so we [had] to...

Gymnastics team breaks school record

May 6, 2022

At the start of the season, gymnastics coach Diane Wavrik could tell that the team this year was full of potential. Both her and the gymnasts themselves felt they had the ability to make it further than...

Moving frequently helps Johnson grow as a person

May 6, 2022

Settle in, move, repeat. Her whole  life, Hayley Johnson (9) has had to adapt to a lifestyle of moving to different states and countries every few years due to her dad’s job in the military. The...

Jack Vargas (11) run out of the field with his teammates before the baseball game against Sage Creek High School.

Vargas serves as baseball bat boy, motivates team

April 8, 2022

Before the start of every varsity baseball game, all the players form a huddle for some final words of encouragement from Jack Vargas (11). “This is our team,” Vargas said as the team all listened...

Teachers and their kids learn to navigate high school together

Teachers and their kids learn to navigate high school together

March 18, 2022

Everyday, Lauren Jennings (12) goes to the same place with her friends. A classroom where she is free to kick back and relax, a place where she always has someone to talk to. Likewise, on rainy...

Transfer students adjust to life in America together

February 18, 2022

On his first day of sixth grade in 2018, Neil Zhu (9) walked through the gates of Mesa Verde Middle School with a sky-blue backpack slung over his shoulders and a translator app open on the cellphone gripped...

Joey Earnest plays the music he composed and recorded on the also saxophone at his wedding reception, Aug. 8,2016

Earnest plays through highs, lows

December 17, 2021

As the piece started coming to a close, band teacher Jeri Webb swiftly lifted both hands, letting all the band members know that the end was near. Awaiting the last measure, everyone played the last...

Through the years: Wong pursues mechanical engineering

Through the years: Wong pursues mechanical engineering

December 17, 2021

In August of 2002, Jenny Wong took her first steps onto the Westview campus. Many freshmen at Mt. Carmel were given the opportunity to transfer to Westview that year. “[Westview] definitely felt...

Tennis advances to Regionals

Tennis advances to Regionals

November 19, 2021

In this year, Westview’s varsity girls tennis team has become very successful, capturing second place in the CIF League tournament.  “We’ve all been practicing really hard both during school...

Selling limited edition items takes away from the collecting experience

October 29, 2021

The Pokémon franchise started in 1996 and since its debut, has grown to become worth around $92 billion. One of their more recent enterprises has been  the launch of a collaboration with Oreo, Sept....

Luke Forster (12) blocks a spiked ball during beach volleyball practice while Marko Lipovic (12) gets ready to receive. Varsity members practice by playing king of the court with the junior varsity team to mentor the younger players. Photo by Jenna Ho-Sing-Loy.

Boys beach volleyball climbs to 7th in SD

October 8, 2021

After not having a season last year, the boys beach volleyball team is back and playing in games. With a record of 3 wins and 1 loss this season, Noah Lim (12) said he feels like the team is good...

Alexandre Leroy (12) finishes a four-and-a-half mile run at practice. The team is preparing for the next invitational tomorrow.

Cross country team competes at CCA invitational

September 17, 2021

The cross country team competes in a series of races separated by grade, the cross country team at the CCA Invitational, Sept. 4.  Even though it’s early in the season, Alexandre Leroy (12) said...

Girls volleyball bonds with new players, wins Classical tournament

Girls volleyball bonds with new players, wins Classical tournament

August 27, 2021

With tough competitors like Rancho Bernardo, and the season just getting back to normal, the girls volleyball players have started to reconnect with each other and form relationships with the team’s...

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