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WHS food services staff member, Leanne Hough, prepares an assortment of pizzas with separate vegetarian and meat toppings.

Plant-based diets become more prominent at WHS

Divya Rajan, News Editor June 13, 2022

   New ideas and practices circulate around the world, some of them sparking high interest among people to the degree that they become trendy. In recent years, plant-based diets have become more popular...

“Smiles for 3.1 Miles” race honors classmate

“Smiles for 3.1 Miles” race honors classmate

Aydin Abramson, Guest contributor May 20, 2022

According to scientists, babies are born knowing how to smile. Smiling is a way that unites us. A smile can change a life, and it changed mine. The words “tumor” echoed in my head. I sat there with...

Level Up club members gather for a picture

Luu wins award for Level Up tutoring app

Natalie Rassiger, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

   On January 21, 2022 junior Theo Luu, one of the four co-founders of Level-Up Tutoring, won the Congressional App Challenge—a contest that recognizes STEM-related programs that high school students...

Artists who have sparked controversy.

Separating the artist from the art: is it really possible?

Ava Dreyer, Editor-in-chief April 27, 2022

With “cancel culture” being as prominent as it is today, it is easy for questionable behavior public figures have engaged in to change the way people view them. While I don't completely agree with...

Term Latinx breeds discomfort rather than inclusivity

Term ‘Latinx’ breeds discomfort rather than inclusivity

Nicolas Barbieri, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

   In recent years, as America has sought to create more inclusive terms for racial and ethnic groups, some have struggled with the new labels. Though some decisions regarding terminology towards groups...

Max Tomczak doing environmental community service

Environmental community service: providing students with learning and fun

Jack Tutun , Staff Writer April 27, 2022

   Community service programs allow student volunteers to obtain service hours needed for college requirements or resumes, and some students at WHS have found that environmental programs are an impactful...

WHS students using their phones in the hallway

Students and administration disagree on some handbook rules

Jeffrey Asare Danquah, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

   The WHS Student/Parent Handbook covers the rights of each student as an individual, the expectations the school has for each of its students, and the consequences when those expectations are not met....

Jack VanHouten live streams as he waits in the lobby of his game.

Video gamers compete for WHS

Molly Ross, Sports editor April 27, 2022

While many students at Weston High School play video games for fun, some students have taken their love for gaming to another level by competing in or live streaming their favorite video games. Not only...

Members of the DEI club meet to plan to initiatives

DEI club promotes inclusion at WHS

Saavani Datta, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

   The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion club (DEI) was formed in December, after a survey of WHS students revealed that only around 30-40% of the student body felt like they belonged at WHS. At the same...

NFTs explained: the benefits and disadvantages

NFTs explained: the benefits and disadvantages

Farrah Zerola, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

   NFTs have taken the world by storm and now they appear constantly in the news due to their rapid gain in popularity. Yet many students at Weston High School are wondering: what is an NFT?    “I...

A WHS student throws a plastic bottle into a trashcan

SEA club and food services combat excess plastic use at WHS

Nicolas Barbieri, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

“There’s no plan(et) b,” states the Students for Environmental Action (SEA) page on the school website as part of their effort to raise students’ awareness of the steps they can take to care for...

WHS students learn from surgeons and doctors at the Shapiro Center via a WEEFC grant.

WEFCE grants make creative ideas a curriculum reality

Jeffery Asaredanqua, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

 For 37 years, Weston parents and families have donated to the Weston Education Enrichment Fund Committee (WEEFC) to raise over eight million dollars to enhance the learning of Weston students from kindergarten...

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