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Weston students excel in music

Weston students excel in music

December 5, 2016

By Grace Wang Discipline. Determination. Dedication.  Perfectly tuned chords. The open range. The impeccable pitch. The music radiates off the instruments, producing a harmonious and rich sound, full of beautiful notes that bring joy to the audience’s ears.   Three of the nation’s 672 most ta...

As you (will) like it

As you (will) like it

November 8, 2016

  By Lauren Moran T.Co is kicking off another school year with one of Shakespeare’s romantic comedies.    “As You Like It is William Shakespeare’s uproarious comedy about love, mistaken identity and how far you have to go to make a relationship work,” Director John Minigan ...

2016 WHS art show exhibits the creative work of grades K-12

2016 WHS art show exhibits the creative work of grades K-12

June 17, 2016

By Carissa Thompson From popsicle stick kimono dolls created by elementary students, to self portraits drawn by middle schoolers, to the staggering senior mural standing at a wafting ten feet tall and 72 inches wide, the K-12 Art Show displayed a plethora of artwork that took attendees on a journey through time.     The show opened on June 1 in the WH...

Working recap

Working recap

June 1, 2016

By Grace Wang WHS delivered three performances of Working to members of the Weston community. A true ensemble piece, Working tells the story of many people, from socialites to a millworkers, based on interviews conducted by Studs Terkel. Working, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso and...

Seniors in music

Seniors in music

June 1, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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