Wildcat Tracks

New Honors Forensics course to add law-enforcement perspective on biology and chemistry

Adi Saligrama and Grace Kirk, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The 2020-21 school year will bring a set of new courses, especially to the science department. Based on CSI Weston, a popular June Academy course that ran in 2017 and 2018, a new Honors Forensics course will be offered next year. “Forensics has been offered as a June Academy course at least once in the past an...

Parking Committee finalizes solution plan for parking at WHS

The WHS parking lot has the capacity to hold 148 cars. During early November

Heather Lee, Co-editor-in-chief

January 7, 2020

After receiving and reviewing a total of 202 parking applications from juniors and seniors, the WHS Parking Committee finalized its solutions for the overcrowded parking lot at WHS. The committee handed out assigned spots to all 124 senior applicants on December 7, while 14 junior applicants were given...

WHS Students look for success at the 61 annual DECA Regional Conference

Michael Curley, News Editor

December 11, 2019

Every year for the past 8 years, WHS students have competed in the Regional Conference for Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA, in hopes of reaching the States and then the International Conference. This year, Corey Guerra, the head of DECA at WHS, is taking advantage of a new method to try and help t...

Student Government Officials work to make improvements for the class of 2023

Vice president Grace Kirk and president Theo Luu pose for photo.

Ava Dreyer, Staff writer

December 6, 2019

On October 26, the class of 2023 voted for their student government representatives for the 2019-2020 academic year. Freshman Theo Luu was elected for president, Grace Kirk was voted vice president, Haven Trodden was voted secretary, Matthew Korbin was elected treasurer, and Coco Kouyoumjian was electe...

Winter Festival to bring festivities to Weston community

The Women’s Community League has been fundraising and helping various projects in the Weston community for 100 years.

Heather Lee and Casey Friedman, Co-editor in chief and Feature Editor

November 27, 2019

The Winter Festival, sponsored by the Women’s Community League of Weston, or the WCL, will host a variety of activities on the Town Green on December 8. From 2:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., the whole town will be invited to participate in an afternoon of winter festivities to celebrate the WCL’s Cent...

Golf team swings to second-place finish in Division 3 State Tournament

Weston High School varsity golf team holds a banner
after winning the MIAA championship. Pictured left to
right: senior Noah Igel-Dunn, junior Sam Ross, senior
Cooper Griffn, junior Jacob Finard, freshman J.P. Noone,
freshman Finn Maher.

John Gigian and Emilia Tutun, Staff writer and Sports Editor

November 27, 2019

The WHS varsity golf team ended their 2019 season with a second-place finish in the Division 3 State Tournament on October 28 in Harwich, Massachusetts. After a successful season, the Wildcats finished with a 9-4 record, additionally winning the Division 3 North Sectionals and the DCL Small Championship....

Powderpuff game brings senior girls together

Julia Lawlor and Graziella Vezza, Editors

November 27, 2019

As the chilly weather signals the end of the football season, the senior girls gather together to participate in one of their last events as a class: the Powderpuff game. On Wednesday, November 27 at 2:00 p.m., the Weston High School senior girls will face off the Wayland High School senior girls in a c...

Wildcats eager for win at annual Thanksgiving game

Weston lines up against Triton Regional High School’s offensive line.

Graziella Vezza, Social Media and Photo Editor

November 27, 2019

On November 28, the WHS Football team will go head-to-head against the rival Wayland High School players on Proctor Field. Despite losses to Wayland in previous years, the Wildcats are hoping for a victory in this year’s game. “I’m not counting us out at all,” senior guard and defensive tackle Ma...

WHS students help community through Rotary Interact Club

Michael Curley, News editor

November 27, 2019

Last year, senior Robert Mosher brought the Rotary Interact Club back to WHS. With five members meeting every Thursday morning, the Interact Club’s goal is to give its members opportunities to help out the community. “What we do is we try to facilitate community service opportunities to our c...

Pumpkin Festival raises $16,900 to support Camp Sunshine

November 15, 2019

On October 12, the annual Pumpkin Festival fundraiser run by Weston High School students raised $16,900 to support families attending Camp Sunshine. This event raised money by providing various activities for the whole town to enjoy.  “Pumpkin Fest went very well compared to the last few years. We raised m...

Junior Emma Hsiao launches a deck of playing cards on Kickstarter

Junior Emma Hsiao's

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

November 4, 2019

Combining her passion for art and environmental awareness, junior Emma Hsiao has launched a Kickstarter project to help spread recognition of global herpetofauna (reptiles and amphibians) decline. Hsiao developed her idea to create a deck of cards, Tale of Scales, with reptile and amphibian illustrations ...

Seniors manage stress with end of quarter and early college applications

The average number of early college applications sent per WHS senior has increased steadily over the last six years, according to historical WHS Student Performance and Participation reports and an October 2019 Wildcat Tracks poll of 30 randomly selected seniors.

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2019

Every year, the end of October brings two daunting prospects for WHS seniors: the end of the first quarter and early college application deadlines. Over the last several years, the vast majority of students have applied to at least one school early, especially to schools they consider their top choices. This...

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