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Sophia Fang

Sophia Fang, Staff Writer

Sophia Fang (12) is in her first year as a part of the Nexus. She loves learning languages and food.

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Anabella Mosolgo (12) performs a dive at the 2022 CIF State Championships, May 12. This was Mosolgo’s first time at CIFs, and she was the only diver to compete at CIFs for Westview.

Mosolgo dives at States

June 3, 2022

Ana Mosolgo (12) finished 23rd in the state of California as the only Wolverine at the 2022 CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex in Clovis West High School,...

Rayyan Nasser (12) helps Nirja Trivedi (10) practice for the speech state competition. Both advanced to States, with Nasser competing in Impromtu speech and Trivedi placing 15th in International Extemporaneous speech.

Nasser, Trivedi compete in speech state championship

May 6, 2022

  Last weekend, Nirja Trivedi (10) placed 15th overall in the state at the California High School Speech Association State Championship in International Extemporaneous, an impromptu event where...

Hudson Kim (9) and Alex Battikha (9) prepare their robot for an FTC competition, March 26. The inventive design won the team first place.

FTC Team The Clueless places first at regionals

April 8, 2022

The robotics team The Clueless #11212 won the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) California-San Diego Regional Championship, March 26. The 15-member team will be moving on to the FIRST World Championship in...

Honors Filipino course offered next year

March 18, 2022

For the first time, Honors Filipino 7-8 will be offered at Westview. After months of effort, the course was approved Jan. 13, something made possible by joint collaboration of Ashanae Anderson (11), Filipino...

Academic League out-buzzes to a close victory

March 18, 2022

Academic League expected to easily win their match against Classical Academy High School, March 3. For President Aakarsh Vermani (12), this confidence came from four years of Academic League practices...

KPCDC perform for the first time in two years at Lunar New Year celebration

February 18, 2022

In celebration of Lunar New Year, Korean Pop Culture Dance Club (KPCDC) members danced to “Loco” by ITZY, “Stereotype” by STAYC, and “The Feels” by TWICE, pulling off coordinated choreography...

Cheer competes in CIFs, wins gold

January 28, 2022

No one expected Westview to win. Not the coaches, not the cheerleaders themselves. After all, it was their first CIF competition ever; they had no experience, barely enough people to form a team, and...

Nick Kelly programs business-to-business (B2B) software in his job as a software engineer at Tivix, Inc. In his free time, he enjoys snowboarding.

Kelly pursues coding, snowboarding

December 17, 2021

If you asked Nick Kelly when he was a senior in high school what he thought his future was going to look like, he would have told you his plan was to attend California State University, Northridge...

After graduation, Fan discovers home in new communities

December 17, 2021

Five years after her high school graduation, Catie Fan still carries her memories of Westview. She remembers everything, from competing in the annual dodgeball tournament, to eating at Cotija’s after...

AT&T mentors DECA club, advises students on managing time, goals

AT&T mentors DECA club, advises students on managing time, goals

November 19, 2021

Braden Johnston (10) walked into Room A104 for the weekly DECA club meeting, Nov. 9. Instead of the usual snacks, finance videos, and entrepreneurship lectures, she saw Michael Pham (12) holding up...

Siblings

Siblings

October 29, 2021

How to brew up the perfect college application essay

How to brew up the perfect college application essay

October 29, 2021

Are you going to be dressed up as “working on college applications” this Halloween? Have no fear, I have studied every trick-or-treat in the book on how to write the perfect college application essay....

Field hockey veterans embrace JV call-up

October 8, 2021

Defensive midfielder Amaya Bryant (10) stood on La Jolla High School’s field hockey pitch, nervous and excited for her first varsity game Sept. 9. Only a week before, coach Dana Hemingway had pulled...

Anand, Klubeck grapple with hearing loss during COVID-19

September 17, 2021

Aditi Anand’s (12) biggest pet peeve is the word “nevermind.” It’s a word she has heard far too often in conversations with classmates and friends, a word that usually comes after she asks multiple...

Jaiswal, Zhang take on summer research internships at the San Diego Supercomputer Center

August 27, 2021

Since elementary school, Sneha Jaiswal (12) knew she was interested in pursuing a career in computer science. That’s why she jumped at the opportunity to participate in the Research Experience for High...

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