We Are Westridge

A community blog featuring Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor, the Westridge Leadership Team, our esteemed faculty members and occasional special guests

Girl Meets World Curriculum Takes Root in the Middle School

By Gigi Bizar, Middle School Cultural Studies Faculty

Last spring I was lucky to attend the Girl Meets World workshop, put on by the …

Posted by in middle school on Friday October 30, 2015
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Mrs. Tuck Sports a Backpack: Reflections on Teaching and Learning from a Day Shadowing Students


Two decades ago when I was a full-time teacher, my division director recommended I spend a day shadowing a student. My two major …
Posted by in middle school, reflections on Tuesday October 20, 2015
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Senior Mentors 8th Grade Writers in "NovelRidge" Workshop


Muse '15 wrote her first novel, set in a land of kings and dragons, at 10. She has completed 10 novels in her time at the school …

Posted by Kim Kerscher in upper school, middle school on Friday October 9, 2015
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