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Seniors in music

Seniors in music

June 1, 2016


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By Lauren Moran and Grace Wang The class of 2016 is a group of diverse group, and among these graduates are several talented musicians who will pursue their musical interests in a variety of college music programs. All-state bassist and violinist Quint Townsend plans on studying voice and part...

The road less traveled

The road less traveled

June 1, 2016


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By Lauren Moran and Danielle Barenholtz Henry David Thoreau penned, “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” Twelve graduates will be stepping to the beat of their own drum next year as they embark on gap year adventures. These journeys will take the...

Sonika Vaid places fifth on American Idol

April 26, 2016


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By Grace Wang Sonika Vaid, Weston High School 2013 graduate, was eliminated on last Thursday’s episode of American Idol. Vaid placed fifth overall in the competition. One key piece of advice she received on the show was to be confident. “Let loose in the music and leave the rest beh...

T.Co to perform “Working”

April 26, 2016


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By Julia Metraux Theater has intrigued people for centuries because of its ability to take an audience on a journey, ranging from the execution of royal families to tales like Shrek. Working is not one of those shows. Based in a contemporary setting, Working tells stories of ordinary people in thei...

T.Co tackles anxiety and familial problems in new play

T.Co tackles anxiety and familial problems in new play

March 6, 2016


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By Julia Metraux Weston High School Theater Company (T.Co) has tackled many difficult themes in its winter shows in recent years, like rape in 2015’s Gray Shutters, eating disorders in 2014’s Kingsley’s Gambit, and fatal overdoses in 2013’s Jigsaw. T.Co will deal with familial pressure and relationships in Ready or Not this year. The plot wil...

Students and faculty weigh in on Oscar nominations

Students and faculty weigh in on Oscar nominations

January 29, 2016


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By Nikita Joshi 2015 has been an interesting year, with films ranging from the high-grossing Star Wars to a more serious movie about the Boston Globe’s investigation into scandal in the Catholic church.   Top films will soon face off for distinguished Academy Awards, and WHS students and teachers have weighed in with their opinions. O...

Gift Giving Advice for Valentine’s Day

Gift Giving Advice for Valentine’s Day

January 28, 2016


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By Alina Hachigian  Traditional chocolates and flowers or something more original? For a recent survey of answers to this question, WHS couples gave advice on what to give your special someone on Valentine’s Day. While it can be quite a struggle to figure out what to get your partner, some couples have alread...

WHS ways to show love

WHS ways to show love

January 22, 2016


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By Grace Wang With February 14 fast approaching, Wildcat Tracks reached out to confirm that for WHS faculty and students, romance is alive and well. Each February, couple have a chance to show their affection by taking their significant other on a perfect Valentine’s Day date. Members of the WHS community recently offered ideas for the ideal Valentine...

Winter concerts bring festivity to holiday season

Winter concerts bring festivity to holiday season

January 8, 2016


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By Julia Kendall The holidays have been dashing around the corner, and WHS performance groups have been eager to join in the festivities. This year’s band, orchestral, and choral winter concerts were held in the gymnasium over the first three weeks of December. The students, ranging from eager f...

“On the Razzle” delivers many humorous moments

“On the Razzle” delivers many humorous moments

December 22, 2015


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By Carissa Thompson In their November 19 through 21 performances of Tom Stoppard’s farce, On the Razzle, T.Co actors had the audience roaring with laughter, while the set and costumes had the audience immersed in the world of 19th century Austria.    One audience member, freshman Emilia Schwalie,...

33 WHS musicians accepted into Senior Districts

November 24, 2015


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By Julia Metraux Last Saturday, students from the music department auditioned to become a member of Senior Districts, the top performing high school musicians in the state, and 33 were selected. Below is a list of students who qualified to perform in Senior Districts.   Clara Babbott-Ward - B...

Carter’s career as a soloist soars

Carter’s career as a soloist soars

October 30, 2015


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 By Vivian Lehman  Grace Carter tries to use her down time at school just like any other sophomore. Every day she hopes to get work done at lunch and during frees while meeting up with friends. But after school, Carter often has to put her homework aside to exercise her vocal chords. Her afterno...

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