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Retiring faculty and staff leave behind long-lasting legacies

Retiring faculty and staff leave behind long-lasting legacies

Anna Gabriel and Heather Lee

June 1, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

As the end of the year approaches, students at WHS prepare to say goodbye to some of their favorite teachers. After decades of teaching, faculty members including math teacher Larry Davidson, English teacher and theatre director John Minigan, technology integration specialist Mary O’Brien, janitor Tony Le...

Reflecting on 150 years of graduation traditions at WHS

Reflecting on 150 years of graduation traditions at WHS

Grace Wang and Anna Gabriel,

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Each June family and friends from close by and far away travel to the center of Weston to watch students in white dresses and white dinner jackets receive their high school diplomas. 2018 marks the 150th WHS graduation and will showcase many of Weston’s unique traditions that have withstood the te...

History students walk in refugee’s shoes during forced migration symposium

History students walk in refugee’s shoes during forced migration symposium
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Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Have you ever been lost? Have you ever gone for days with little to no basic necessities like food, clothes, and water? Have you ever worried about living to see the next day? These were some of the questions Honors World History freshmen were asked to reflect on during a forced migration sympos...

Students continue to invest in diverse volatile markets

Students continue to invest in diverse volatile markets

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In late 2017, the values of several major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum skyrocketed, but in early 2018 they plummeted almost as quickly. Similarly, since early 2017 the stock market has suffered a period of general volatility, though it has been relatively stable compared to cryptocurrency....

An investigation into Senioritis in the class of 2018

An investigation into Senioritis in the class of 2018

Casey Friedman, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

If you know a second semester senior at WHS, you have probably heard them complaining of the widespread epidemic, “Senioritis.” This condition remains somewhat of a mystery and the driving forces behind it are widely disputed. However, with some investigation, it appeared that in the class of 201...

Q&A with freshman Emma Hsiao, a YouTuber with a fast-growing channel

Q&A with freshman Emma Hsiao, a YouTuber with a fast-growing channel

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Recent increases in the percentage of students around the world watching YouTube videos has given rise to several channels catering to a lucrative under-18 demographic. WHS freshman Emma Hsiao is one of these YouTubers, creating videos designed to appeal to middle school and high school students around...

Weston teachers balancing work at both middle and high schools

Weston teachers balancing work at both middle and high schools

Yara Attar, Staff writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under About Us, Features

At both Weston middle and high school, a select group of teachers travel between the two schools to educate students from a wide variety of ages. In the span of a day's work, these teachers do everything from preparing middle schoolers for the responsibility of high school, as well as providing high schoo...

Weston Arts and Innovation Center breaks ground

Weston Arts and Innovation Center breaks ground

Danielle Feinstein, Feature Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under About Us, Features

After three years of hard work and planning, the Weston Arts & Innovation Center broke ground for construction on March 5. The WAIC will be a new community center with numerous art and technology workshops that involve a variety of educational classes for members of the community. Arts and Innov...

International Women’s Day celebrations organized at WHS

International Women’s Day celebrations organized at WHS

Alina Hachigian, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Following International Women’s Day on March 8th, the WHS Women Empowerment Club organized a symposium for the entirety of the school population. Held on March 16th, this event consisted of discussions lead by both teachers and students about women in society, as well as a panel centered around the ...

Student life survey initiates conversation at WHS

Student life survey initiates conversation at WHS

Heather Lee, Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

With the school start time officially changing next year, the Weston community has a new opportunity to discuss student health in the high school. While national data spurred the School Committee to explore the impact of sleep, another set of data has opened discussions on homework and stress. Sta...

Girl and Boy Scouts Involvement at WHS

Girl and Boy Scouts Involvement at WHS

Casey Friedman, Staff writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under About Us, Features

During activity blocks on Thursdays, classrooms are full of students engaged in various clubs and activities of their interest. While most students are heavily involved in clubs at school, some meet outside of school hours, such as the Weston Boy and Girl Scouts. Many of the WHS Scouts have been a part of t...

Math team hopes to finish the season on a strong note

Math team hopes to finish the season on a strong note

Anna Gabriel, Staff writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

While some students choose to participate in athletics after school, 30 dedicated “mathletes” are working on their math skills and getting ready for their next big meet. The math team allows students the opportunity to solve challenging problems together and compete against other schools across th...

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