Westridge School: Global Perspective



Westridge School’s program promotes a deep understanding, active engagement, and sustained commitment to local, national, and global issues. It nurtures the development of character and values that inspire girls to pursue the goals of justice and equality in both the local and global communities.

The Westridge Service Learning program encourages students to become global citizens by connecting with their own cultural identities and expanding awareness about other cultures.

Participation in Interim Week, an experiential program that promotes travel, a sense of discovery, creativity, curiosity, connection, reflection, and responsibility, is required for graduation. The program strives to deepen students’ awareness of their own intellectual and emotional growth as they develop and pursue new interests and passions.

The global perspective is integrated throughout the curriculum, in the history they study, the literature they read, and the languages they learn. Girls can also enroll in a one-year Economics course that studies how people manage resources, concluding with the examination of how scarce resources are allocated at the national and international level.

Westridge School, 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena, (626) 799-1053 ext. 200 or visit www.westridge.org.

 

 

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