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Carter Kangas, Staff Writer

Carter Kangas (12) is in his second year as a part of the Nexus. He is part of Westview’s water polo and swim teams. During their respective seasons, he cheers on the San Diego Padres and Seattle Seahawks. In his free time, he enjoys taking pictures, hanging out with friends, and listening to music.

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Ong continues working at KFC despite painful knee condition

Ong continues working at KFC despite painful knee condition

October 8, 2021

Timothy Ong (12) charged towards his first period class. He was late. He couldn’t afford to be late. He sprinted. He stumbled into class and found a chair. He collapsed into a chair and heard a pop....

Donnelly takes over as football head coach

Donnelly takes over as football head coach

June 14, 2021

Biology teacher Mitch Donnelly will replace Jason French as the head coach of the Wolverine football program in the coming year, making him the third head coach in three years. With Westview’s...

Students commit to college for sports

June 14, 2021

Baseball & Softball Gerrit Erickson - California State University, Chico Gerrit Erickson (12) will extend his baseball career at California State University, Chico this fall where he will be a...

After two-game hiccup, boys volleyball sweeps Mt. Carmel in match

After two-game hiccup, boys volleyball sweeps Mt. Carmel in match

May 10, 2021

Following a 3-2 loss to Del Norte on May 3, the boys volleyball team came back the next day May 4, with a 3-0 victory over Mt. Carmel. Late in the season and holding third in the Palomar League,...

Academic Honesty Policy fails to deter cheating

Academic Honesty Policy fails to deter cheating

April 8, 2021

According to a 2015 survey conducted by the International Center for Academic Honesty, 95% of students surveyed admitted to some form of academic cheating. Cheating is a widespread issue that has only...

Outside hitter Caden Sajnog (11) attacks, scoring a point in the tight first game.

Boys volleyball secures victory, celebrates long-awaited senior night

April 8, 2021

In their first game since the end of the 2019 season, the boys volleyball team claimed a 3-1 victory over Carlsbad High School, March 28.  Like many sports, the 2020 season for boys volleyball...

Colleges employ variety of methods to combat cheating

Colleges employ variety of methods to combat cheating

April 8, 2021

Distance learning presented a new problem to schools and teachers: How can you catch students cheating if all work is being done electronically? Access to the internet opens a world of possibilities...

Cheating in School: Rules, Reasons, and Repercussions

Cheating in School: Rules, Reasons, and Repercussions

April 8, 2021

High school students cheat during online schoolNiki* (12) opened her vocabulary test in February for her English class and immediately switched tabs to a Google document, which was filled with answers...

The Nexus staffs 21 book recommendations for 2021

The Nexus staff’s 21 book recommendations for 2021

January 21, 2021

Art by Grace Tseng Whether to escape, better understand or cope with our chaotic reality, books are especially necessary in 2021. For our first issue of the year, The...

Spanish teachers Ford, Swaney aid PUSD in foreign language curriculum changes

Spanish teachers Ford, Swaney aid PUSD in foreign language curriculum changes

November 19, 2020

PUSD has brought changes to update the Spanish curriculum throughout the district, and now looks towards shifting the curriculum of other foreign language classes. With the aid of Westview teachers Andrea...

Know Your Vote: an introduction to school board, city council, mayoral candidates

Know Your Vote: an introduction to school board, city council, mayoral candidates

October 29, 2020

With Nov. 3 approaching and many Americans voting early, The Nexus has compiled information on the candidates running for local offices including school board, city council, and mayor. Additionally, we...

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