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Math team captures two titles to end season

Math team captures two titles to end season

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


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The WHS math team concluded their 2018-2019 season with a first place finish at the New England Math Championship on April 26. On top of a perfect team round, the team’s performance was spearheaded by strong performances from senior Jeff Liu and junior Andrew Yao. The team’s New England title...

Students promote women’s rights

Emilia Tutun and Julia Lawlor, Staff writers

May 21, 2019


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Imagine having the reputation of being less capable than a man, or experiencing a gender wage gap. These biases and issues catalyzed the creation of the Women’s Empowerment Club in 2016. In the spirit of Women's History Month, the Women's Empowerment Club hosted a symposium to generate awareness and publi...

Students find success at 60th Annual Massachusetts DECA Conference

Students find success at 60th Annual Massachusetts DECA Conference

Michael Curley, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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Presentations, role plays, and collaboration among students were all on show during the 60th annual Massachusetts Career Development Conference, sponsored by Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA. On March 8-10, 29 WHS students went to Boston to compete in this competition, hoping to advance...

Students look forward to June Academy experiences

Julia Lawlor, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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After a long year of exams, homework and downright exhaustion, WHS students are given the opportunity to participate in a new and unique way of learning. June Academy allows students to choose a course that they find interesting and take advantage of experiential learning. In 2014, the idea of June...

Washington D.C. Trip illustrates student role in government

Washington D.C. Trip illustrates student role in government

Graziella Vezza, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


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     This year, WHS is offering a June Academy trip to Washington D.C. where students will dive into an interactive program in which they will gain a better understanding of civics, democracy, and how our government functions.         While this opportunity has not been offered for...

Students travel to India for exploration and service

Students travel to India for exploration and service

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

March 29, 2019


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For most students, vacation is a time of rest and relaxation from the normal busy routine of WHS. However, this past February break, sophomores Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket and Nasarith Berhe traveled to India to give back with service. Bereket explained how she and the other students from WHS became...

Putting for Patients coming back to WHS

Putting for Patients coming back to WHS

Emma McNulty, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


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On Saturday, March 30 the WHS gym will be transformed into an 18 hole mini-golf course, wrapping around the gym like a maze. For the past five years, the WHS Dana-Farber Club has been running the Putting for Patients event, working with members of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to raise money and awareness...

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Heather Lee and Eunho Lee

March 22, 2019


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On February 27, senior Stella Alphas concluded her unprecedented skiing career by finishing first at the MIAA Mass Alpine Championships and winning the Slalom race. A League Girl Champion for four years, Alphas concluded an excellent last season placing first in all six races and winning 14 out of 24 ...

WHS community hosts Special Olympics

WHS community hosts Special Olympics

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


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Wintertime in Weston usually signifies the arrival of the Special Olympics at WHS. On Sunday, January 27, the Class of 2020 came together to host the annual Special Olympics qualifying basketball tournament for adults and children with disabilities. Having participated in the event since freshman year, junior cla...

Sophomores and juniors attend IDEAS Conference

Sophomores and juniors attend IDEAS Conference

Megan Malur and Emma McNulty

February 15, 2019


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On any normal Saturday, the students of WHS would not be waking up early in the morning, but December 8 proved different for a select group of students. Eight sophomores and juniors attended the Identity, Diversity, Equality, and Achievement (IDEAS) Conference located in Bedford, MA. Students fr...

New homework guidelines help relieve student stress

New homework guidelines help relieve student stress

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 15, 2019


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In June 2018, teachers and school committee members finalized a set of new homework guidelines that went into effect for the 2018-2019 school year. These guidelines suggest that at the high school level, non-AP courses should not assign more than three hours of homework per course per week. Additionally,...

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