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Class of 2017 college and post-graduate plans

Class of 2017 college and post-graduate plans

June 2, 2017
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  This list was originally published in the graduation special. Below is the most updated list. Anisha Agarwal– Massachusetts Institute of Technology Aleka Agre – New York University Peter Alagna – New York University Gabe Alesse - University of Hartford Seth Amarasinghe – Gap Year Katri...

Graduating senior women are poised to take on tough STEM fields

Graduating senior women are poised to take on tough STEM fields

June 1, 2017
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By Alina Hachigian and Lizzie Racklin With the rise of a new generation, more attention has been focused on encouraging women to pursue work in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. While these disciplines continue to be dominated by men nationally, this year’s graduating c...

In their own words: Who we were…and who we will become

In their own words: Who we were…and who we will become

June 1, 2017
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Special thanks to the seniors who submitted their own speeches. Doug Dahl: Senior Assembly What’s up everyone. First off I want to congratulate you all for making it through the gauntlet. Through every standardized test, through every analytical essay, and through every Korsunsky lunchtime napkin assault. I ap...

Weston responds to anti-Semitic hate crime at Field School with community discussions

Danielle Feinstein and Lizzie Racklin
May 11, 2017
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In today’s political climate, concern about hate crimes has increased as reported incidents from around the country have been more frequent in recent months. Victims of these crimes have included a diverse group of minorities, including people of color, Muslim Americans, immigrants, the LGBT population...

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Field School bathroom

Danielle Feinstien, Features Editor
May 11, 2017
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Recurring anti-Semitic graffiti in the fourth grade boys’ bathroom at Field School was reported in February. The graffiti was first found by a custodian, who reported it to Principal Matt Lucey before cleaning it up. The markings included swastikas and the words, 'Kill the Jews.' Although custodial...

June Academy to kick off after much anticipation

April 28, 2017
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By Danielle Feinstein    This June, instead of melting in overheated classrooms cramming for final exams, the last two weeks of the year will be an opportunity for students to take classes in subjects they are interested in, rather than academic requirements. While final exams will still be scheduled for th...

Looking forward to a town favorite event: Spring Fling

Looking forward to a town favorite event: Spring Fling

April 26, 2017
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By Ellie Rosenfeld and Grace Wang Spring Fling is always an energetic spring day filled with bubbles, games, music and fun for the whole community. WHS will once again be hosting this greatly anticipated annual event on the Town Green this Saturday, April 29, from 10 AM - 2 PM.    Every spring, ...

ASU celebrates Asian culture at 2nd annual assembly

ASU celebrates Asian culture at 2nd annual assembly

Grace Wang
April 26, 2017
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   Intense energy and passion lit up the WHS auditorium stage April 11. A lot of pressure was put on Asian Student Union to surpass last year’s exceptional assembly, and sure enough, ASU exceeded people’s expectations at the second annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month assembly (APAHM...

Pulitzer Prize winning author gives powerful presentation at WHS

Pulitzer Prize winning author gives powerful presentation at WHS

April 26, 2017
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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 ...

Displaced From Home teaches students about the refugees crisis

Displaced From Home teaches students about the refugees crisis

April 15, 2017
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By Heather Lee Silence was thick in the auditorium as the projector screen showed the remains of a ghost city. Bombed buildings stood like lifeless shells among the gray rubble that littered the Hom streets of Syria. The city of had been viciously torn apart by the war, thousands of lives stolen in t...

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