News HeadlinesWestlake High Austin, TX News

Westlake High School News Submitted by Alumni

Westlake High School News From Around The Web

Eanes, Westlake High set enrollment records  Austin American-Statesman

As of Oct. 26, enrollment in the Eanes school district was “virtually unchanged” from September's tally, but its 8124 students for the 2018-19 school year counts ...



Local students train Central Texans in hands-only CPR  KXAN.com

Austin, TX (KXAN) — KXAN teamed up with local students from Westlake High School to offer hands-only CPR training the Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run this ...



Holiday To-Do List for the Lake Travis-Westlake area  Community Impact Newspaper

Your guide for events and things to plan for in the Lake Travis-Westlake and Austin areas during the 2018-2019 holiday season ...



KBVO brings back Westlake High School football games  KXAN.com

KXAN-TV will continue its unique partnership with the Eanes Independent School District by bringing viewers Westlake high school football.



Eanes school district honors Westlake High Tech Crew  Austin American-Statesman

During the Aug. 25 Eanes school board meeting, trustees honored the award-winning Westlake High School student technical crew for their longstanding ...



No. 8 Lake Travis (Texas) fans have best chant, but Westlake scores upset  USA TODAY High School Sports

There are few things better than high school student fan sections getting chippy and clever. The visiting crew from Super 25 No. 8 Lake Travis (Austin, Texas) ...



Will Baker announces Commitment to University of Texas Basketball  Spectrum News

Westlake High School forward announced decision Thursday.



Westlake High students notch best ACT score in school history  Austin American-Statesman

The Westlake High School Class of 2018 notched the highest American College Test (ACT) composite score in the school's history, surpassing state and ...



Hotel Granduca Austin Poised For Tree-Lighting Ceremony  Patch.com

Hotel Granduca Austin Readies For Tree Lighting - North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - 2nd annual holiday celebration to feature visit from Santa and a performance ...



Community news in brief  Austin American-Statesman

EAST AUSTINCommunity meetingabout Givens Rec CenterThe city of Austin Parks and Recreation Department will host a community meeting on the master ...



Westlake High School hosts German exchange students  Austin American-Statesman

Sixteen high school students from Germany arrived March 17 at Westlake as part of an exchange program.Every other year for two decades, Westlake students ...



Austin-based PeaceBox brings mobile meditation to Westlake students  KVUE.com

Westlake High School students and faculty had an opportunity to learn different coping mechanisms thanks to PeaceBox, an Austin company.



Westlake High student arrested, accused of making threats  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) - A 17-year-old Westlake High School student was arrested Thursday after making a "potentially threatening social media post," authorities said.



Texas Basketball Recruiting: Will Baker’s decision day is here  Hook 'Em Headlines

Nov. 8 is the official decision day for Texas basketball recruiting to find out if it will keep 2019 center Will Baker in-state.



Chap Fest helps kick-start Westlake football season Sunday  Austin American-Statesman

A spirited kick-start to the Westlake Chaparrals' football season is sure to be a crowd-pleaser as part of Chap Fest Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Westlake ...



District 25-6A summer football tour: Westlake seeks another long run  Austin American-Statesman

In February's biennial realignment, Westlake and Lake Travis rejoined a district that includes familiar foes such as the four Austin school district Class 6A teams, ...



New coach, same results: Westlake volleyball extends streak of district titles  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake's volleyball program certainly underwent a seismic change in the offseason when former coach Al Bennett announced his retirement after three ...



Funeral services for beloved longtime Westlake counselor set  Austin American-Statesman

Beloved longtime Westlake High School Counselor Toody McDermett Byrd died Sunday in Bay City, Texas. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday ...



Westlake High student charged in Saturday shooting, authorities say  Austin American-Statesman

A Westlake High School student was one of the teens charged in connection with a shooting and attempted robbery Saturday in the Cuernavaca area near Lake ...



Westlake student charged with terroristic threat from Snapchat post: 'It was a joke'  KVUE.com

The 17-year-old was charged with making a terroristic threat.



Best Austin Holiday Lights Guide 2018  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Best Austin Holiday Lights Guide 2018 - Downtown Austin, TX - Behold: Austin Trail of Lights, Holiday Stroll, Hotel Granduca Austin tree lighting, Scream Hollow ...



Westlake student honored for leadership by Teen Vogue  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School junior Saanya Bhargava is in heady company, having recently been honored as one of Teen Vogue's "21 Under 21" female leaders of ...



Drew Brees lawsuit against San Diego jeweler turns to Austin  Austin American-Statesman

A lawsuit out of southern California that accuses a San Diego jeweler of inflating the value of diamonds he sold to star NFL quarterback Drew Brees has made its ...



Holiday to-do list: 22 things South Austin residents can enjoy during the holiday season  Community Impact Newspaper

The 2018 holiday season is here, and so is your guide to events and places to visit in and around the South Austin area this holiday season.



Pitch Night pays dividends for 5 Westlake junior app designers  Austin American-Statesman

Five Westlake High School juniors in the Business Incubator class, who created a real-time app called GameTime, won $10000 to pursue their entrepreneurial ...



NEW DETAILS: Westlake student arrested after sharing gun photo in social media  Austin American-Statesman

A 17-year-old Westlake High School student was arrested after he shared a photo on social media Wednesday of a gun inside a bag with the caption "ready for ...



Austin Holiday 2018 Events, Restaurant And Gift Guide  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Austin Holiday 2018 Events, Eats, Gift Guide - Downtown Austin, TX - It's beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in the capital city, with events, special ...



Texas' No. 1 public high school is right here in Austin, list says  Austin American-Statesman

One of Austin's top high schools racked up another honor: Best public high school in Texas.Liberal Arts & Science Academy, a public magnet school located on ...



Westlake High sells Nick Foles shirts designed by his own mom  KVUE

The shirts were designed by Foles' mother and benefit the Chaparral Club and the Longhorn Paralysis Foundation.



Westlake girls top Austin High in renewal of old rivalry  Austin American-Statesman

In a renewal of an old rivalry, Westlake edged Austin High 48-42 in a non-district battle between state ranked girls' basketball teams Jan. 8 at Westlake High ...



Austin's Westlake High School features two starting quarterbacks in NFL Playoffs  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Drew Brees of the Saints and Nick Foles of Eagles called same Texas high school home.



WATCH | Westlake HS brings home multiple state championships  KVUE.com

Westlake High School brought home three separate state championships.



Westlake student 1 of 3 worldwide with perfect AP statistics score  Austin American-Statesman

It seems appropriate that Westlake High School junior Benjamin Przybocki is in a statistically rare group when it comes to AP Statistics exams.The College Board ...



Student tutors lend a helping hand for studying at Westlake High  Austin American-Statesman

In addition to teachers, Westlake High School has multiple student groups, including the WHS National Honor Society chapter, the club Students of Students and ...



These Austin-area high schools make the grade as best in Texas — and the nation  CultureMap Austin

KVUE — Austin-area high schools — now is the time to give yourselves a pat on the back. According to U.S. News and World Report, Central Tex.



KBVO to broadcast Westlake High School football games  KXAN.com

This innovative partnership will provide Westlake High School students production experience as they film and produce the games to air on KBVO-TV.



Westlake volleyball team faces four key questions as new season begins  Austin American-Statesman

With volleyball starting next week, let's take a look at a few key questions facing Westlake's volleyball team.What will Westlake look like without Al Bennett ...



Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In the NFL  FOXSports.com

Over the last 20 years, Texas high school football has been a factory when it comes to putting pro-level quaterback talent into the NFL. Many of the top ...



Westlake girls soccer team kicks off new era  Austin American-Statesman

It would be easy to view this season for the Westlake girls' soccer team as a rebuilding year, given the loss of seven seniors, four of which were starters, as well ...



Former Austin High School Standout Is No. 1 Pick In NFL Draft  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Austin Football Standout No. 1 Pick In NFL Draft - Downtown Austin, TX - Former Lake Travis High School standout Baker Mayfield is first player picked in 1st ...



Austin PeaceBox brings meditation to Westlake students  KVUE.com

Westlake High School students and faculty had an opportunity to learn different coping mechanisms thanks to PeaceBox, an Austin company.



Several Austin-area schools ranked best in Texas, 1 best in nation  KVUE.com

Austin-area schools are being recognized in a new report for their academic excellence.



Krystal Lucero is a Hardwood Hero  KVUE.com

The wife of Westlake High School's boys basketball coach, Rob Lucero is a talented interior designer, but Krystal Lucero is also a breast cancer survivor.



Eanes ISD bus driver accused of sending letters threatening to rape, kill Taylor Swift  KFDM-TV News

A man accused of sending threatening letters to superstar Taylor Swift worked as a bus driver for Eanes ISD as recently as August, the district confirmed on ...



New to Westlake’s varsity, Jada Birkel boasts championship experience  Austin American-Statesman

It's been a circuitous route to Westlake for senior Jada Birkel, who's quickly become a leader for the American-Statesman's top-ranked Class 6A volleyball team.



KBVO broadcasting area high school football  KXAN.com

KXAN's sister station, KBVO-TV will broadcast Central Texas high school football games for the 2018 season.



TGCA to induct former Westlake coaches into hall of fame  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School will have a major presence when members of the Texas Girls Coaches Association convene for the organization's induction of the 2018 ...



Westlake Hyline dance team presents Zenith this weekend  Austin American-Statesman

The Westlake Hyline dance team presents its annual spring show, Zenith, April 19, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Westlake High School Performing Arts Center, ...



Library events heat up in December  Austin American-Statesman

Neighborhood GatheringThere's a chill in the air, and the backyard at Westbank will be full of miniature horses and cups of hot cocoa. Put on a jacket and scarf, ...



Trio of Chaps sign up for college  Austin American-Statesman

A trio of Westlake student-athletes signed to play collegiate sports during the national signing day on Feb. 7, 2018 at Westlake High School. They include soccer ...



Proposed Westlake High School courses address district needs, desires  Austin American-Statesman

If approved by the school board at the end of November, Westlake High School students may get some current and practical new classes in the 2018-19 school ...



See Westlake High School's 17th annual visual arts event this week through May 4  Community Impact Newspaper

Drawings, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, computer graphics, animation projects and photography by Westlake High School students are on display now ...



Austin man accused of threatening Taylor Swift was Eanes ISD bus driver, district says  Austin American-Statesman

An Austin man accused of writing threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift was working as a bus driver in the Eanes school district as recently as this year and ...



Westlake High School student hit by car on Wednesday morning  Austin American-Statesman

A female student at Westlake High School was hospitalized on Wednesday morning after being hit by a vehicle near the entrance to the school's tennis center ...



Westlake High student gets perfect score on AP statistics test  KVUE.com

Of the 216840 students from around the world who took the test in May 2017, only three got a perfect score, a spokesperson with the College Board told KVUE.



Westlake teen involved in robbery, shooting  FOX 7 Austin

Three teens are in trouble for a robbery turned shooting. The victim in the case is in the hospital recovering. One of the teens involved is a Westlake High School ...



High school basketball: Big men lead Westlake over Lake Travis  Austin American-Statesman

Size proved to be the difference in the hardwood version of the "Battle of the Lakes," with 6-foot-11 junior Will Baker and 6-7 senior Brock Cunningham ...



Board mulls Westlake graduates’ success, prospects during study session  Austin American-Statesman

Eanes school district officials presented their findings about how well 2017 Westlake High School graduates did in statewide ranking and Advanced Placement ...



Round Rock boasts best public high school in Texas and No. 6 in nation, U.S. News says  Austin Business Journal

Meridian School, a charter school in Round Rock, is the best public high school in the state of Texas. That's according to U.S. News & World Report, which on ...



Austin Student Arrested After Posting Photo Deemed Threatening  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Austin Student Arrested After Threatening Post - Downtown Austin, TX - Holden Cooper Smith, 17, said he was just joking after posting picture of him on ...



Westlake High School student's threat under investigation  KXAN.com

Eanes ISD says classes will be held as normal at Westlake High School on Thursday after reports of a possible threat made against the school on Wednesday.



Nick Foles helps Westlake make history with upcoming Super Bowl appearance  Austin American-Statesman

With his impressive performance in Sunday's NFC championship game, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles helped Westlake High School etch its name ...



Eanes school board mulls plan for future bond election  Austin American-Statesman

Eanes school board members discussed timing for a new bond and how to form a task force to assess the district's needs during the March 27 meeting.Board ...



Deputies find person of interest in Westlake High School bomb threat, but no arrests yet  Austin American-Statesman

3:25 p.m. update: Though the Travis County sheriff's office has found a person they believe is responsible for a bomb threat found in Westlake High School ...



Westbankers organize for 2018 Relay for Life  Austin American-Statesman

Organizers of the 16th annual Westlake Relay For Life, set for May 5 at Westlake High School, gave marching orders to the group's student ambassadors who ...



Nick Foles’ rise to Super Bowl gives Texas high school a unique boast  Yahoo Sports

Foles will be the second product of Austin's Westlake High School to start in the Super Bowl. The other is Drew Brees.



Best Austin-Area High Schools 2018: U.S. News & World Report  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Best Austin-Area High Schools 2018: U.S. News - Downtown Austin, TX - Check to see which Austin area high schools rank among the nation's best. Did your ...



Westlake High principal resigns  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School Principal John Carter sent a letter to parents Friday announcing his resignation, effective by the end of the current school year.Carter said ...



Lance Armstrong's son, Luke Armstrong, headed to Rice as preferred walk-on for 2018 season  USA TODAY High School Sports

Lance Armstrong's son agreed to a preferred walk-on deal with Rice to play as an offensive lineman.



Report: Texas power Southlake Carroll took a big swing at bringing back Coach Todd Dodge from Austin Westlake  USA TODAY High School Sports

Dodge won four state titles at Southlake Carroll but has been at Austin Westlake for four years.



Westlake High has largest senior class in Central Texas  Austin American-Statesman

The group of Westlake High School seniors taking finals, preparing for graduation and celebrating the end of their high school careers is the largest senior class ...



Round Rock ends Akins’ historical softball season in playoff opener  Austin American-Statesman

As Akins' softball players filed off the field after a final postgame talk from Coach Rachel Whatley, their families and fans lined the path behind the visitor's dugout ...



Key players in excellence earn Eanes Education Foundation recognition  Austin American-Statesman

In the fall of 2016, the Eanes Independent School District Board of Trustees accepted a generous donation from Beau and Kathryn Ross for the creation of the ...



Westlake’s Roger Chou seeks to add doubles title to 2017 singles crown  Austin American-Statesman

Roger Chou isn't one to back away from a new challenge.A year after winning the Class 6A boys singles tennis title, the Westlake High School senior heads to ...



Nick Foles' road back to a championship was a long time coming  247Sports

AUSTIN, Texas – This is not a story about Nick Foles and Drew Brees. But sitting in Austin with former Westlake High School head coach Derek Long, one can't ...



26 Westlake students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School has 26 semifinalists competing in the 2017-18 National Merit Scholarship Program. Nationally 16000 students were chosen to continue in ...



Westlake investigation involves alleged sexual assault  KXAN.com

For the first time, officials say their investigation involves the alleged sexual assault of a child under the age of 17.



Ben Ludwig throws shutout as Westlake baseball team beats Vista Ridge  Austin American-Statesman

Moments after his team wrapped up a hard-fought 2-0 win over Vista Ridge at Westlake High School's Woerner Field, Westlake baseball coach J.T. Blair made ...



Ex-Westlake High teacher gets probation for having relationship with students  KXAN.com

KXAN Staff - AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A former Westlake High School teacher has pled guilty to two counts of improper relationship between educator and student after ...



Eanes selects new West Ridge Middle School principal  Austin American-Statesman

Former Westlake High School Assistant Principal Dianne Carter was selected as principal of West Ridge Middle School last week.The announcement followed a ...



Westlake celebrates annual Homecoming tradition  Austin American-Statesman

Homecoming has come and gone once again at Westlake, encompassing the usual spirited pep rally, live-music lunch, football game and Homecoming dance.



Westlake leads area teams into volleyball playoffs  Austin American-Statesman

State volleyball playoff action begins this week as local teams start the trek they hope will result in a state championship.Longtime power Westlake High School ...



Central Texas Schools Look to Beef up Security after Santa Fe Shooting  Government Technology

(TNS) - In the aftermath of the Santa Fe High School shooting last week, Central Texas school officials are reviewing safety plans and working to tighten security, ...



Ex-Westlake teacher accused of improper student relationships heads to court  KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A former Westlake High School teacher arrested and charged with having improper relationships with two students will face a court hearing ...



National Night Out may be biggest in city history, officials say  Austin American-Statesman

West Lake Hills officials say that this year's National Night Out may be the city's biggest one yet.National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign ...



West Lake Hills, Texas, Has a Small-Town Feel With Easy Access to Downtown Austin  Mansion Global

Just six miles from downtown, West Lake Hills is one of the most exclusive areas in all of Austin, Texas. Incorporated as a village in 1953, homes there are now ...



Todd Dodge to be head coach at Westlake  Austin American-Statesman

Todd Dodge will be the next head Westlake High School football coach according to a Time Warner Cable News report late Thursday.Eanes school district ...



Looming Westlake GPA changes prompt passionate pleas to school board  Austin American-Statesman

Changes to Westlake High School's GPA weighting system have stirred up passions in a quest to solve the problem of overworked and sleep-deprived students ...



Local doctor sticking it to kidney stones  Austin American-Statesman

Michael Trotter was used to the questions.His friends knew he was a urologist. So, every now and then, they would query him about a medical condition they ...



Westlake mothers, sons volunteer to builds dance floor for nonprofit  Austin American-Statesman

A group of Westlake High School boys and their moms spent an entire weekend building a dance floor for the Settlement Home for Children as part of the Young ...



The Walsh adds students to near-capacity district schools  Austin American-Statesman

As Cedar Creek Elementary and Hill Country Middle School hover at capacity, families with children are moving into new townhomes and apartments in the ...



Val and sal are lifelong friends  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School 2017 Valedictorian Jason Zhao and Salutatorian Manuj Shah aren't as competitive as some might assume the top two students at an ...



3 Westlake seniors earn Eagle Scout awards - News  Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School seniors and fellow Troop 30 members Connor Beasley, Jimmie Fields and Matthew Gense recently earned the highest rank in Scouting, ...



Charter school gives recovering teens fresh start  Austin American-Statesman

Imagine a place where teenagers who have worked hard to overcome alcohol and drug addictions can start *fresh* in a recovery high school with a supportive ...



Austin Stone Community Church prepares move to unique, new site  Austin American-Statesman

Following a year of fundraising, Austin Stone Community Church plans to open its doors in a permanent West Austin campus in September at 916 Capital of ...



Versatile West Ridge principal named to interim Westlake post  Austin American-Statesman

Steve Ramsey is a versatile man. He's served as teacher, coach and assistant principal at Westlake High School, and now he's taking the reins of the school as ...



Eanes Trustee Julia Webber announces December move to Paris  Austin American-Statesman

Eanes school board Trustee Julie Webber announced during a special meeting of the board on Aug. 14 that she and her family will relocate to Paris at the end of ...



Hays hands Lake Travis volleyball first district loss  Austin American-Statesman

LAKEWAY – The Hays Rebels put together the perfect storm and shocked District 25-6A front-runner Lake Travis Tuesday on the Cavaliers' home court.Playing ...



Some in Round Rock ISD divided over Westwood High School pilot program to end class rankings  Community Impact Newspaper

Feb 8, 2018: Parents, stakeholders and students flooded Round Rock High School's lecture hall in September and October for discussions about Westwood ...



Hays, Vandegrift, Westlake lead district’s postseason volleyball honors  Austin American-Statesman

The battle for first place in the District 25-6A volleyball standings came down to the final game of the regular season, and the postseason awards doled out by ...



News headlines by Google News for Westlake High School Austin TX

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Westlake HS . This site has been created to offer a place for WHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Westlake High Austin, TX alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.