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WHS community discuss issues centering women’s roles in society in celebration of National Women’s day

WHS community discuss issues centering women’s roles in society in celebration of National Women’s day

Heather Lee, Staff writer
March 22, 2017
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The first International Women’s Day teach-in was hosted to initiate conversations about women in society on March 8. All WHS community members were invited to participate during lunch block in facilitated library discussions and in an open post-it note writing activity in the cafeteria.   “It was inspiring ...

Campus conversations: students share their views

Matthew Garfinkel and Ellie Rosenfeld
March 18, 2017
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By Matt Garfinkel and Ellie Rosenfeld What is your opinion on Trump's inauguration? Sari Aboushala: “There's nothing we can do about it. We just have to accept it and work through it.” Dale Nickerson: “I'm happy about it. The faster he gets into [The White House] the faster Obamacare will be...

Students and staff participate in women’s marches in Boston and Washington D.C

Students and staff participate in women’s marches in Boston and Washington D.C

Danielle Feinstein
February 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Weston students and staff spoke up and marched for Women's rights in Boston and Washington D.C. Use your voice to share your thoughts below in the comments!  ...

Q&A with Lee McCanne explains the goals of video surveillance on campus

Q&A with Lee McCanne explains the goals of video surveillance on campus

February 27, 2017
Filed under Features, News

By Heather Lee Q: When were the parking lot cameras installed, and who decided to install them? A: The decision to install the cameras was over a year ago; the request was made from Mr. Parker. It was funded in July, but it wasn’t kicked off until August or September this year. Then they...

Legalization of marijuana not expected to bring significant change to school or curriculum

Legalization of marijuana not expected to bring significant change to school or curriculum

Aditya Saligrama
February 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

After 53.6% of Massachusetts voters cast their ballots to legalize recreational marijuana in November, citizens and elected officials have expressed concerns about the language of the passed initiative. The state legislature is now working to potentially revamp the specifics of the law, which began with...

One internal candidate to be vetted for interim superintendent position

Danielle Feinstein
February 18, 2017
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By Danielle Feinstein Dr. Marguerite (Midge) Connolly, an internal candidate, was the sole applicant for the interim superintendent position, School Committee announced February 8. Dr. Connolly has been the Director of Student Services for Weston Public Schools since 2015. Superintendent Robert Trem...

Boys basketball is ready to take on Saugus in their first tournament game tonight

Boys basketball is ready to take on Saugus in their first tournament game tonight

December 20, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

By Matthew Garfinkel    Fans are ready to liven up the cats' den tonight for the first boys' basketball tournament game against Saugus. The bleachers should be packed for tip-off at 7.    The Wildcats trounced Martha's Vineyard 77-68 February 20 in their final regular season game, finishi...

Weston students make a statement about diversity

Weston students make a statement about diversity

December 15, 2016
Filed under Features, News

By Danielle Feinstein On the morning of December 15, WHS students walked into school to find the walls and tables covered with signs such as “expose the hate”, “no disrespect”, and “insult my race, say it to my face”. The signs were bright yellow, numerous, and impossible to ignore. Along...

Administrators explain goals behind culture of kindness

Administrators explain goals behind culture of kindness

November 8, 2016
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By Lauren Moran While the phrase ‘culture of kindness’ is new to most students this year, being kind is not a new school initiative according to Principal Anthony Parker. “As a new school year gets into motion, we are faced with an opportunity - an opportunity to make changes and make the ye...

Weston student excels in the Siemen’s Competition

Weston student excels in the Siemen’s Competition

November 8, 2016
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 Senior Kenz Kallal particpated in the semi-finals of the Siemen’s Competition on Saturday November 5. The Siemen's Competition nationwide science research competition for high school students. Though Kallal was not selected to continue after the regionals, being selected to advance in any level of the competition is a nationally re...

VOTE! Weigh in on the presidential election here!

VOTE! Weigh in on the presidential election here!

November 7, 2016
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Guest speaker Tom Thelen encourages students to ‘Be The Change’

Guest speaker Tom Thelen encourages students to ‘Be The Change’

November 5, 2016
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By Holly Hardiman and Mingming Liang    Guest speaker Tom Thelen started off the special assembly with a creative demonstration on September 27. As he talked about the “baggage” that can weigh a victim of bullying down, he wheeled a piece of luggage back and forth on the auditorium stage. ...

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