Wildcat Tracks

Senior Cole Zetterquist reflects on college squash recruitment

Zetterquist poses in a Wesleyan University sweater after committing to play squash for the school.

Casey Friedman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 28, 2020

As the school year ends and seniors prepare to head off to their various colleges and post-graduation plans, Cole Zetterquist will be preparing for his first season on the Wesleyan University squash team. Zetterquist has played squash throughout high school and recently completed his recruitment to pl...

Students find health and keep busy at home while quarantined

Graziella Vezza, social media manager/photo editor

May 28, 2020

    WHS students were sent home on March 11 due to the COVID-19 pandemic with no knowledge that it would be their last day of regular school. Since then, students have continued their learning from home through a series of Google Classroom assignments, Zoom meetings, and emails, as well as finding ...

WHS Nordic Ski Team growing in its second season

The nordic ski team poses for a group photo after a meet.

Casey Friedman, Feature editor

February 24, 2020

As the school day ends and athletes head off to their various practices and games, the Nordic Ski Team drives over to the Leo J. Martin golf course in Weston for practice. This is only the team’s second season at WHS. “A couple of years ago we had a handful of students who came to me looking to st...

New School Resource Officers excited to get to know students

Officer Lindsey Arsenault and Officer Andrew Gribbons pose for a photo.

Ava Dreyer, Staff writer

February 24, 2020

On January 14, the Weston Police Department announced that two new School Resource Officers will be working with the Weston Public Schools. Officer Lindsey Arsenault is working with Country, Woodland, and Field schools, and Officer Andrew Gribbons is working with the middle and high schools.  “The m...

“Radium Girls” to bring tragedy and comedy to stage

Theater Company members stand solemnly on stage at the beginning of a scene in an after school rehearsal.

Heather Lee and Alexandra Liang, Co-editor in chief and website editor

February 12, 2020

The WHS Theater Company will perform a dramatic recreation of history with their one-act production of “Radium Girls” this February. Mixing whimsical characters and tragic plot twists, the show centers around the factory women who successfully sued the U.S. Radium Corporation in one of the first...

Juniors introduce Meatless Monday initiative to WHS

Juniors introduce Meatless Monday initiative to WHS

Adi Saligrama and Casey Friedman, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Feature Editor

February 12, 2020

On November 4 a group of students launched the Meatless Monday initiative, with the goal of making WHS lunch options more sustainable and environmentally friendly. While the aim is to eventually phase out meat entirely from the cafeteria on Mondays, the initiative’s first step has been to remove r...

Students strive to make Weston a greener town

Students from SEA club listened to a presentation from a Weston Sustainability Committee member.

Grace Kirk, Staff writer

February 12, 2020

For the past 30 years, one of the clubs at WHS that has attracted many students is the Students for Environmental Action, or “SEA Club.” The SEA Club aims to tackle issues of climate change by promoting good recycling habits and informing students about what they can do to address global warmin...

June Academy’s First-Ever Trip To Jordan

Senior Afnaan Quereshi and junior Daanish Queshi pose with the Helping Hands For Relief and Development Program.

Emilia Tutun, Sports editor

February 12, 2020

This year, WHS is offering a new June Academy trip to Jordan in hopes of working with Syrian refugees through the Helping Hands For Relief and Development program. The trip will take place in June 2020 and be led by history teacher of 22 years Angela Lee. According to Lee, the motivation for the Jor...

Boys varsity basketball plays Waltham at the TD Garden in Boston

Junior Will Van Houten takes a jump shot against Waltham.

John Gigian, Staff writer

February 12, 2020

The Weston Wildcats boys' varsity basketball team was granted a unique opportunity on January 25 as they faced off against Waltham. The game was a part of the Andrew Lawson Foundation Invitational at the TD Garden in Boston, which is the home of the Boston Celtics.  While the Wildcats lost the ...

Animal Care Club aims to benefit the community

Left to right: Club advisor Elizabeth Riemer poses next to vice president Alyssa Azaam and president Madeline Tremblay.

Alexandra Liang, Website editor

February 12, 2020

The aim and mission of Animal Care Club is to raise money to help animal support groups. To meet that end, members meet during activity block to discuss future projects, such as volunteer opportunities or guest speakers to invite, as well as setting up schedules for fundraising. “Our main goal is to advance animal welfar...

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

January 31, 2020

The crack of the bat, a base hit, reaching base, then doing it again. This has become a common trend for the Weston Wildcats senior center fielder and pitcher Peter Messervy. After his final season at WHS, Messervy will be attending Harvard University to play baseball in the Ivy League. After fo...

Diving into a new season with coach Mikaela Thompson

Coach Mikaela Thompson smiles with the diving team of the 2019-2020 season. (Left to right, top: Senior Andrew Aggouras, sophomore Mark Pettinato, junior Phoebe Phol, sophomore Emma Scully-Power, freshman Ell Sumsion, sophomore Charlotte Martinkus. Left to right, bottom: Coach Mikaela Thompson, freshman Nate Gold, sophomore Kendal Parker, freshman Ell Sweeney.)

Graziella Vezza, Social Media and Photo Editor

January 28, 2020

The Red Tide is diving into the season with a new yet familiar coach. Taking a gap year before attending medical school, Mikaela Thompson is returning to WHS as a decorated collegiate diver to coach the next generation. “Coming into my first year coaching at Weston, my goal for the season is to su...

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