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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

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

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...

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

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

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

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...

New Orleans service trip success

Sarah Augustine, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

  Thirteen years ago in the heart of Louisiana, a natural disaster of monstrous proportions overtook the city of New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina sent many into poverty, causing the loss of homes, possessions, and even stranding people in the streets. Over a decade later, the city is still reco...

Upcoming winter olympic games inspire WHS athletes

Upcoming winter olympic games inspire WHS athletes

Wildcat Tracks Editorial Staff

February 13, 2018

With the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, excitement and national pride has increased around the world. Spanning 15 sports, the games offer something for everyone. Here at WHS, students have the opportunity to participate in some of the events at the interscholastic...

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

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...

Behind the scenes with WHS athletic trainer Andrew Rizza

Behind the scenes with WHS athletic trainer Andrew Rizza

Alex Chaoul and Matthew Garfinkel, Editors

February 13, 2018

After more than 20 years at WHS, Rizza is still challenged and challenged every day on the job. Rizza dedicates 14 to 15 hours a day to perfect his craft and help students recover from injuries as fast as possible. “I love it. If I didn't love it, I wouldn't do it every day and I wouldn't do the ...

WHS students give back to community through art and ceiling tiles

WHS students give back to community through art and ceiling tiles

Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2018

While walking the halls of WHS, you will notice something special about the ceiling. Overhead, the ceiling tiles are dotted with paintings of pastel flowers, a yellow submarine, or even a Disney character. You might wonder, who made these and how did they get up there? The two clubs responsible for painting the c...

Aspiring rappers and musicians at WHS thrive using online mediums

Aspiring rappers and musicians at WHS thrive using online mediums

Casey Friedman, Staff writer

February 13, 2018

It’s a Friday afternoon in the library and a crowd of WHS students can be seen huddling around a computer, wearing headphones and bobbing their heads in unison. You would expect them to be listening to their favorite famous rapper, but they are actually listening to senior Kamar Atkins’ latest s...

Outstanding freshman swimmer Jacey Hinton rises to the top

Outstanding freshman swimmer Jacey Hinton rises to the top

Grace Wang, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 9, 2018

At the beginning of her favorite event, freshman Jacey Hinton can be found stretching and mentally preparing for the start of the fast-paced 50 freestyle. Swiftly diving off the board, Hinton hits the water and shoots forward to sure victory. A household name on the WHS swim team, Red Tide, Hinton's name i...

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