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Proctor field renovations finalized for Thanksgiving game

Proctor field renovations finalized for Thanksgiving game

Alex Chaoul and Matthew Garfinkel, Editors

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The refreshing smell of lush green turf pellets has circulated throughout the WHS campus as the final touches are made to the new Proctor Field. Beginning in May, WHS and its partner construction company R.A.D. Sports worked diligently to remodel Weston's premier athletic facility. “Our student at...

A Day in the Life of musician Kendrick Kirby-Lee

A Day in the Life of musician Kendrick Kirby-Lee

Grace Wang, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

For most of his life, senior Kendrick Kirby-Lee has kept a low profile. As a student, he’s very humble, down-to-earth and has a quiet presence in the halls and classrooms. Despite his seemingly normal life, the spotlight shines on Kirby-Lee in the music world. Most students that partake in...

Student body co-presidents have big plans to unite the school community

Student body co-presidents have big plans to unite the school community

Grace Wang and Anna Gabriel

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

For the past three years, they’ve been student council leaders. For longer than that, they’ve been best friends. And now, as seniors, they are the student body co-presidents of Weston High School.   Seniors Andrew Black and Roshani Nagarajah were elected the new student body co-presidents last May...

Exchange students acclimate to WHS

Matthew Garfinkel, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

WHS welcomes two new senior exchange students this school year. Both from opposite sides of the world, the two are united by being immersed in the culture of America. Guilherme Pereira is from the south of Brazil, the state of Rio Grande do Sul and the city of Porto Alegre, while Pierre DiBlasi i...

12th Annual Pumpkin Fest Raises $22,000 for Camp Sunshine

12th Annual Pumpkin Fest Raises $22,000 for Camp Sunshine

Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features, News

By Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman Passing by the Town Green on this special Saturday each fall, families carve pumpkins, snack on cotton candy and munch on caramel apples in the crisp fall air. Amid the festivities, children frolic and play with their faces painted as butterflies, dogs and cat...

Students engage in learning adventures

Students engage in learning adventures

October 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

Traveling the world for mission trips or serving the arts community in their home town, many Weston students choose to spend their vacations enhancing their talents through study and service.  

New library rooms expand study options for different learning styles

New library rooms expand study options for different learning styles

Danielle Feinstein

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features

 Trying to finish those last five pages of textbook reading before your next class in a crowded library is a daunting task. The silent study room and collaborative learning lab are an effort to make the library more inclusive to all types of learners. According to head librarian Alida Hanson, a...

Nurse Becker to retire after 17 years of service

Nurse Becker to retire after 17 years of service

June 1, 2017


Filed under Features

By Grace Wang and Matthew Sakai Whether in need of a band-aid or a confident hand to check the severity of a fever, students know they can always count on Nurse Kathleen Becker. Beloved for her warm and welcoming smile and trusted for her expertise, she will be sorely missed after her retirement this s...

Class gifts celebrate unity through art

Class gifts celebrate unity through art

Heather Lee

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

This year, the class of 2017 showed their creativity with two murals, each paired with a multi-media installation created from contributions that were open to all seniors.   New Horizons, the mural painted primarily by senior Isabella Aslarus, is set back behind hanging origami doves on which ea...

Griswold emphasizes health benefits of yoga

Griswold emphasizes health benefits of yoga

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

By Grace Wang Inhale, and exhale. While in warrior pose, math teacher Natalie Griswold leads her yoga class in deep breathing. Though it is a physical activity, Griswold has found yoga to be helpful in many aspects of her life.   For Griswold, yoga is a way of life that has allowed her to maintai...

Experienced chef and business owner takes over the cooking classroom

Experienced chef and business owner takes over the cooking classroom

Matthew Sakai, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Features

The enticing smell of pizza or corn bread or cookies wafts out of the the cooking classroom, inviting passersby to pause and look inside. This is all thanks to cooking teacher Chef Eunice Feller, who joined the WHS faculty in February.   Before coming to Weston, Feller had experience teaching recreational class...

Pulitzer Prize winning author gives powerful presentation at WHS

Pulitzer Prize winning author gives powerful presentation at WHS

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, News

By Heather Lee Pulitzer-prize winning author Sonia Nazario captured her rapt audience on her visit to WHS to talk about her research on the waves of Central American child migrants on March 24 for the biannual Ben Sandall Presentation.   Every year, hundreds of thousands of migrant children ...

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