The Arrow

The Student News Site of Westlake High School

The Arrow

The Arrow

LEADING THE TRIBE: Noah Stead and Jordyn Dyer head the tribe chant for the WHS student body. This was one of the first tasks they led as the new MCs.

New MCs take control of WHS spirit

Rae Sirota-Foster, Staff Writer June 6, 2024

The gym buzzed with anticipation as students sat in the bleachers, chatting over the suspense and silence in the air. In the shadows, the future Master of Ceremonies adjusted their microphone and prepared...

Duel athlete dominates both fields

Duel athlete dominates both fields

Breanna Zide May 20, 2024

WHS Lawson Grace ‘25 is a thriving athlete playing football and track and field. He has been playing football for five years and has done track and field for about a year. Q: How did you start...

Tarot was released in theaters on May 3 and is available for viewing at local theaters.

Tarot follows suit with cliché horror films

Summer Nichols, Co-Web-Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2024

Review: Tarot was created to be a thrilling adventure for viewers, promising to showcase the mystery of tarot cards with a haunting allure. Instead, the movie left the entire theater flooded with laughter.  Rated...

 The Pet Shop Boys in a photo taken during an interview from 2013, with duo members Neil Tennant (left) and Chris Lowe (right).

Pet Shop Boys release 15th album

Tomas Galioto, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Review: On April 24, 2024, the Pet Shop Boys, an English duo formed in 1981, released their 15th album, a synth–pop album, titled Nonetheless. The album showcases how duo members Neil Tennant and Chris...

Exploring local hiking trails

Lanza Peretti, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

Review:  Chesebro Chesebro trail in Agoura Hills is a great option if you're looking for wide open spaces and trails. Parking is plentiful with two big lots at the trailhead. Due to the open...

Dual enrollment increases in popularity, for better or worse

Dual enrollment increases in popularity, for better or worse

Shane Douglas April 25, 2024

Dual enrollment offers an opportunity for high school students to enroll in college coursework, allowing students to transfer credits toward both a high school diploma and potentially a college degree....

Column: Glimpsing into girlhood

Column: Glimpsing into girlhood

Chenya Kwon April 25, 2024

I hate pink. I hate makeup.  Most of all, I hate being a girly–girl.  That’s what I internalized at the ripe age of nine. I wanted to be a cool fourth grader, not obsessed with silly things...

Review: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire,  arrives with a roar

Review: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, arrives with a roar

Allison Tieu April 25, 2024

Although the Godzilla franchise is seven decades old, the franchise maintains its popularity as seen by the success in box office with its newest film Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Released on March...

Conan O’Brien proves why he must stay

Conan O’Brien proves why he “must stay”

Grace Hefner April 22, 2024

For more than 60 years, hosting a late night talk show has been a coveted position for comedians. Officially starting with Johnny Carson and the creation of The Tonight Show, late night shows and their...

 Alex Ayed ‘25 (top) snaps a shot using his green disposable camera. After he gets the pictures developed, he will have photos with a unique, “vintage” look that the camera encapsulates. Jamie Quenqua ‘25 (bottom) takes a quick photo with her digital camera. She can download the photos onto her phone to save the memories forever.

Alternate camera forms make comeback

Alexa Koniares April 22, 2024

  Trends rule mass media, and the world’s fascination with past popularities coming back into style will always be a trend.  One of the biggest comebacks in 2024 is the rise of alternate...

Westlake varsity boys 4X1 team battles Sierra Canyon High School, Thousand Oaks High School, Simi Valley High School and Newbury Park High School in their first league meet, ultimately receiving second place.

Varsity track races to end of season

Delaney Bronk, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Cade Sommers '24 Q: What do you think makes you a good team? A: “I think what makes us a good team is that we are always pushing each other to become better in practice. Not only that, [but] since...

Freshman applicants should be undeclared while applying to college

Freshman applicants should be undeclared while applying to college

Sania Gali March 27, 2024

As college acceptance rates continue to plummet, the overall competitiveness of college admissions continues to increase. Every year, the University of California system receives over 210,840 freshmen...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Arrow

Activate Search