Wildcat Tracks

Aspiring rappers and musicians at WHS thrive using online mediums

Eche Onwuama performs at the Pumpkin Fest 2017

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

In the Weston-Wayland dual meet, freshman Jacey Hinton broke five records.

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...

Spanish literature class takes their learning to the streets of New York

Seniors Hannah LeBaron, Mila Schowtka, Courtney Burrow, Alina Hachigian, and Grace Wang exploring Times Square during the Spanish literature field trip to New York City.

Danielle Feinstein, Feature Editor

January 2, 2018

Learning a second language can be an interactive experience that combines many different learning aspects. WHS’s Spanish literature class visited New York City to gain firsthand experience about spanish language and culture. After spending months reading Spanish books and plays, the class had a chanc...

New Women Empowerment Club creates a space for conversation

Sophomore Bharathi Subbiah leading a discussion about what future action they could take.

Alina Hachigian, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2017

Although it occurred over a year ago, the election has caused a lot of commotion that has yet to settle. Specifically, gender relations have become a common topic of conversation. This increase in discussion of gender has not gone unnoticed in the WHS community as sophomore Bharathi Subbiah has made it he...

Proctor field renovations finalized for Thanksgiving game

The sun gazes over the newly renovated Proctor Track and Field.

Alex Chaoul and Matthew Garfinkel, Editors

November 20, 2017

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

Senior Kendrick Kirby-Lee performing at the Orchestra Masquerade Concert on October 24. PHOTO/Len Brown

Grace Wang, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 20, 2017

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...

WHS seniors maneuver end of term stress

Senior Terry Mullany works on college applications in the guidance office. PHOTO/Conor McCoy

Conor McCoy, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

The first semester of senior year is one of the most stressful times for high school students. With classes hitting their maximum stride, seniors are forced to navigate the intimidating college application process while keeping up with the challenging workload. For seniors at WHS, the first academ...

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

Now student body co-presidents, previous Student Council treasurer Andrew Black and secretary Roshani Nagarajah behind the scenes at an all-school assembly last year. PHOTO/ Roshani Nagarajah

Grace Wang and Anna Gabriel

November 8, 2017

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

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

Committee co-chairs Glennie LeBaron and Ariel Silverman pose with Pumpkin Pete (Grace Wang) and (from left to right) Gemma Deckinger (3), Hadley Deckinger (4) and Nina Deckinger (7). PHOTO/Sarah Augustine

Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman

November 1, 2017

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

“I went to Nicaragua [in the spring] and I did service. I went on vaccine trips into local villages. It was a very humbling experience. I came home and I cried at the fact that I was in a house with air conditioning because the hospital’s didn’t have air conditioning. Nobody has air conditioning and everybody has tin roofs,” sophomore Sarah O’Sullivan said.

October 2, 2017

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

Seniors Sarah Gottbetter and Courtney Burrow working in the silent study room during a free.   PHOTO/Danielle Feinstein

Danielle Feinstein

September 22, 2017

 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...

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