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New app “Sit With Us” to strengthen WHS community

New app “Sit With Us”  to strengthen WHS community

Afnaan Quershi, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The buzz of conversation, the clatter of plastic lunch trays, and scraping of cafeteria chairs are among the many friendly sounds of lunch. But for some high school students, lunch is the scariest part of the school day. The prospect of sitting alone, and being seen sitting alone, can easily be a source o...

Weston families support British teens seeking NCAA soccer opportunities

Weston families support British teens seeking NCAA soccer opportunities

Nate Hohenberg, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Multiple Weston families participated in an exchange program and hosted talented soccer players from Portsmouth, England from March 6-11. The group of British teens played in a soccer tournament in Weymouth, while competing for recognition from college scouts. One host of these players, junior Christina...

WHS Chamber Orchestra performs at MMEA State Music Conference

Alexandra Liang, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

WHS community hosts Special Olympics

WHS community hosts Special Olympics

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Wintertime in Weston usually signifies the arrival of the Special Olympics at WHS. On Sunday, January 27, the Class of 2020 came together to host the annual Special Olympics qualifying basketball tournament for adults and children with disabilities. Having participated in the event since freshman year, junior cla...

Winter Art show displays various student art

Winter Art show displays various student art

Michael Curley, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

The 5th annual Winter Art show on January 17 showcased a wide range of WHS student artwork, from self-portraits to anti-vaping posters, photos of Boston, and clay pots. The Winter Art show was created a few years ago by the Weston Art Program, directed by Christopher Fehl, with the purpose of display...

Quiz Bowl team offers place for education and trivia

Quiz Bowl team offers place for education and trivia

Grazi Vezza and Adi Saligrama

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The WHS Quiz Bowl team is back with renewed energy after a drop in participation in past years as a wave of new students are drawn to trivia. The team consists of over a dozen students, many of which compete in four-person teams against other schools in competitions. Math teacher Alison Langsdorf,...

Wachs expresses himself through makeup and social media

Wachs expresses himself through makeup and social media

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many students at WHS have Instagram accounts, one of them being sophomore Henry Wachs who runs a makeup account in his free time. For Wachs, this account offers him a place to show detailed tutorials of new looks, descriptions of the newest makeup products, and extend his passion and creativity to h...

Indoor track coach John Monz reflects on career

Indoor track coach John Monz reflects on career

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

It’s been nearly 21 years since math teacher and assistant winter track coach John Monz first stepped foot into WHS, but his routine has remained as busy as ever. After a day of teaching rigorous classes such as Honors Precalculus and AP Statistics, he spends at least two hours running the cross cou...

Students experience new reality with Intel

Students experience new reality with Intel

Emilia Tutun and Julia Lawlor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features

Imagine students doing chemistry without a lab, being in outer space without a rocket, or seeing Jurassic creatures in the modern day. This abstract concept is being captured today by virtual reality products made by companies such as Intel, which shared its new virtual and augmented reality technolog...

Rotary Interact shares service with homeless shelter

Michael Curley, Staff writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Every year in celebration of Thanksgiving, the WHS Rotary Interact club serves a homemade dinner to the homeless at Bristol Lodge. This year, nine students went to go and feed the residents a Thanksgiving dinner on a chilly Thursday afternoon on November 15. This isn’t the first year that the Rotary ...

Revived dance team brings confidence and culture to WHS

Revived dance team brings confidence and culture to WHS

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

While walking down the hallway past the black box after a long school day, most students would not expect to hear the booming sounds of hip-hop music, the thuds of dancing feet and the shouts and laughter of teenage girls. However, this fall the black box theater has become home to the revival of the WHS ...

Students engage in charity work during season of giving

Students engage in charity work during season of giving

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate family and friends, meet with distant relatives, and eat too much turkey for dinner. But for some students, it is also a time for giving to those in need. From volunteering at a soup kitchen to running in a Turkey Trot, students at WHS are demonstrating the ma...

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