The Nexus

Jenna Ho-Sing-Loy

Jenna Ho-Sing-Loy, Sports Editor

Jenna Ho-Sing-Loy (12) is in her third year as a part of The Nexus.  She does triple jump and long jump, and plays rugby for Westview. She also enjoys taking naps and hiking. Her spirit animal is a possum.

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Driven to Make Memories

Driven to Make Memories

June 3, 2022

Marc Artaud (12) stifled a laugh before carefully peering above the Target Starbucks bar to scan for potential threats. He awkwardly avoided the eyes of staring Target employees before slumping back...

Volleyball takes second in CIF Open division

Volleyball takes second in CIF Open division

June 3, 2022

After beating Sage Creek High School 4-1 in the semi-finals, the boys volleyball team faced No. 1-seeded Cathedral Catholic High School in the CIF Open Division finals, May 14. Setter Luke Forster...

ASL club performs You Got a Friend in Me for the Spring Music Festival, April 27. The club has been practicing American sign language to advocate for the deaf community.

ASL Club performs during Spring Music Festival

May 6, 2022

Nine girls stood on the stage, all dressed in blue jeans and faced the crowd of people sitting on the grass eating lunch during the Spring Music Festival. The music started and the familiar tune of...

Kaya Nepomuceno (10), vaults against Del Norte, April 1. As an optional gymnast, Nepomuceno is allowed to perform her own routines.

[Photo] Gymnastics sweeps Del Norte in all four events

April 8, 2022

Kaya Nepomuceno (10), vaults against Del Norte, April 1. As an optional gymnast, Nepomuceno is allowed to perform her own routines.

Johnny Levine (12) plays the bass and sings back-up for the band Hangmans cover of Dreams by Fleetwood Mac, March 12. Levine and his bandmates formed the band last May to pursue their passions for music after meeting at the School of Rock.

Levine co-founds rock band Hangman

March 18, 2022

The cold February wind sweeping across the Protector Brewery parking lot couldn’t dim the spirits of the crowd as they watched the band Hangman, bathed in vibrant blue and red floor lights, rock...

Vachal lives life at 30,000 feet

Vachal lives life at 30,000 feet

December 17, 2021

When she was a junior in college, Shanna Vachal applied for a passport so she could study abroad in Paris. She had only been outside of the country to Mexico and decided to study at the American Business...

Dinh works as religious youth group leader

Dinh works as religious youth group leader

October 29, 2021

The classroom is bright and loud, covered with colorful handmade posters and echoing with the excited voices of 11 elementary-schoolers, all seated on the floor in a circle. Katelee Dinh (12) sits...

Football prepares for home game against Mater Dei

Football prepares for home game against Mater Dei

August 27, 2021

With a close win last Friday against Olympian High School, 14-13, Westview kicked off its 2021 season under new head coach Mitch Donnelly and an entirely new coaching staff.  “I thought we had...

Xu attends board meeting as student member

August 27, 2021

Over the 2020-2021 school year, Winnie Xu (12) spent her lunch breaks engaged in lively discussion with elementary school students.  Xu began working with the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association,...

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...

Cross country, swim and dive return to on-campus practices

Cross country, swim and dive return to on-campus practices

February 11, 2021

Jared Ho (11) and Nathaniel Lara (12) stretch after their warm up lap. Photo by Matthew Flores Drew Cottingham (12), Lara, Ho, and Nathan Leroy (11) lead the team around the track. Photo by Matthew Flores Cottingham,...

He, Kamath win Award of Excellence for PTA Reflections competition

He, Kamath win Award of Excellence for PTA Reflections competition

February 11, 2021

The Award of Excellence acknowledges skilled artists from across the country in the PTA Reflections contest. This year, Grace He (10) and Anagha Kamath (10) received the award for the representation of...

After eight years with Young Marines, Righthouse wins Jimmy Trimble Scholarship

After eight years with Young Marines, Righthouse wins Jimmy Trimble Scholarship

January 21, 2021

From a young age, Sophia Righthouse (12) knew that she wanted to join the military. Growing up with her grandparents' stories from their own time serving, she was inspired to give back to her country...

Sports Simplified: Cheer

Sports Simplified: Cheer

November 19, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/embed/QBI50qo8I38 The Westview cheer team learns new routines during off season practices lead by team captains Kelly Wang (12) and Mia Murphy (12), Oct. 21.

Sports Simplified: Volleyball

Sports Simplified: Volleyball

October 22, 2020

      

Sengupta (11) and Narayanan (11) arrange clothes that they collected during their clothing drive on Oct. 3

[Photo] Narayanan, Paryani, Sengupta hold clothing drive to support wildfire victims

October 22, 2020

Sengupta (11) and Narayanan (11) arrange clothes that they collected during their clothing drive on Oct. 3

Four Westview students receive Outstanding Asian and Pacific Islander Student Award

Four Westview students receive Outstanding Asian and Pacific Islander Student Award

September 17, 2020

Wanting to give back to their community, Angela and Sophia Fang (11) volunteered their Sunday afternoons to Tutoring for Change, an organization where they could tutor children whose families had been...

Opinion: Human impact on climate sparks California fires

Opinion: Human impact on climate sparks California fires

September 2, 2020

Hundreds of fires, sparked by strong winds, high temperatures, and lightning have raged across California since August. These fires have displaced thousands of people and are nowhere near contained. While...

Nguyen sisters start Homeless Outreach Program

Nguyen sisters start Homeless Outreach Program

September 2, 2020

In 2016, Norah and Hannah Nguyen (12) stood in a downtown shelter handing out clothes and meals to homeless families.  They were approached by a mother and two daughters who were waiting to get food. ...

Students participate in Odyssey of the Mind World Finals online

May 29, 2020

Your time starts now.   Over the next seven minutes and 54 seconds, Sydney Hubbard (10) investigated the disappearance of a ghost ship with her newfound friend Doug the Kraken, played by Katie Jacques...

Jaiswal establishes American Cancer Society club at Westview

May 15, 2020

Sneha Jaiswal (10) was introduced to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in 2016 when she was in sixth grade. She was on one of her close friend’s teams because at the time, she was too young...

Athletes staying in game shape despite season end

Athletes staying in game shape despite season end

April 10, 2020

Kaia Wong (10) practices swimming distance in her pool by tying resistance bands to herself . Since the early ending of the season, Wong has had to find new ways to maintain endurance. The...

Westview food and nutrition staff feed children in community

April 10, 2020

A young woman in sweatpants jumps out of her minivan and makes her way up the steps to the front of Westview.  She is greeted by supervisor Tami Peters, smiling at her from behind a decorated face mask.   “Hi!”...

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