Since 2012, October 11 has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges that girls face while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. This year’s theme was “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable.” The theme celebrated the accomplishments of girls and the lead movements on issues regarding their education, child marriage, and reproductive health rights.
November 18 • Sophene A.
A student’s school day is often jam-packed with classes, but what happens when school days are done? For many students, their 4-6 PM schedule is just as full but with a different kind of activity. Spyglass asked several students about life after school.
November 18 • Julia W.
Four days on Catalina Island stranded from technology and home proved to be the perfect thing to help this year’s eighth grade bond. For many eighth graders, this would be the first time without smartphones and computers all year.
November 18 • Sabina P.
As the Westridge Middle School Tigers close out their fall season, winter sports are just beginning. As of November 13, the Middle School tennis A team is in the middle of its season, having started on October 16. They are going strong with two wins on the board. Unfortunately, they have also suffered two losses, one of which was a narrow two games shy of a win. With the championships ahead, only the top four teams will qualify.