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Students learn from speaker how to be ‘victimproof’

Students learn from speaker how to be ‘victimproof’

October 14, 2016
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By Aditya Saligrama Guest speaker Tom Thelen acted as a catalyst for students to confront bullying at the anti-bullying assembly on September 27.

Weston Police wait on subpoenas to further investigate Snapchat case

September 30, 2016
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By Danielle Feinstein The search continues for the identity of the individual who solicited sexually explicit photos from sophomore boys over Snapchat. Sergeant Michael Forti from the Weston Police Department confirmed over the phone this morning that the investigation is ongoing. He said the departm...

Q & A with Kathleen Baker, new language department head

Q & A with Kathleen Baker, new language department head

June 21, 2016
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By Ayeh Attar Why did you apply for this job and why does it appeal to you? I think it’s exciting to try new things and learn new skills. This job appeals to me because it allows me to remain in the classroom and teach students while simultaneously affording me the opportunity to develop new skil...

Students re-vote for student body co-presidents

June 17, 2016
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By Alina Hachigian After much deliberation following the disputed election of the student body co-presidents in May, the school will hold a new election in the fall said Principal Anthony Parker in a letter to the school community on June 1. This decision was made after the sitting student council offi...

Therapy dogs visit Weston

Therapy dogs visit Weston

June 17, 2016
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By Julia Kendall As finals week is coming to an end, WHS had some special visitors: therapy dogs. After the math final on Thursday, June 16, the BuildOn Club, an organization that works to help education and learning in all areas of the world, brought several dogs of all shapes and sizes to the...

Educator and musician, Tremblay said he is prepared to be the new ‘conductor’ of WPS

Educator and musician, Tremblay said he is prepared to be the new ‘conductor’ of WPS

June 17, 2016
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By Lizzie Racklin Responses have been edited for length. Tell us about some things that you like to do for fun when you aren’t working. When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and playing music. I enjoy playing bass guitar in a cover band and classical trumpet as a member of ...

Brackett makes way for Tremblay

Brackett makes way for Tremblay

June 13, 2016
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Community members gathered to honor Superintendent Dr. John Brackett during a send-off event at the Weston recreation center on Thursday June 9. The party was held to thank him for his interim work this year as he manned the helm during the search for a permanent superintendent. Dr. Robert Trembl...

WHS students attend Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor event

WHS students attend Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor event

June 7, 2016
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By Grace Wang Sonia Sotomayor is the first Latina supreme court justice. WHS students, faculty and parents attended the event at Wheelock College Youth Symposium to talk about issues of race, gender and equity with her on May 14. Senior Chris Packs chose to attend the event for the once-in-a-lifetime...

From the other side of the desk: teachers who were students

From the other side of the desk: teachers who were students

June 7, 2016
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  By Kiara Arce Students often complain that the adults in their lives don’t understand what they go through. The worlds of teenagers and teachers can sometimes seem galaxies apart. But there are a few select teachers who really do understand what it’s like to be a WHS student - because th...

Seniors’ college and post-graduate plans

Seniors’ college and post-graduate plans

June 1, 2016
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This list was originally published in the graduation special. Below is the most updated list. By Holly Hardiman John Alagha  - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Rose Amiri-Hezavah - Gap year Alexandria Anderson - Bridgewater State University Catherine Argyropl...

Senior speeches: looking back on lessons learned with a smile

Senior speeches: looking back on lessons learned with a smile

May 31, 2016
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By Nikita Joshi A special thanks to the seniors who submitted their own speeches. Georgia Brooks: Senior Overnight My feet feel like cinder blocks as I trudge through what I would soon discover is the Senior Section of the cafeteria. 900 new faces, but only mine seems to frantically search for someone to gesture me over,...

WHS community remembers Margaret Irwin

March 10, 2016
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Margaret Irwin, who recently retired as WHS family health and consumer science substitute teacher, passed away this week during a trip with her husband in South America. Below are thoughts shared by members of her Weston High School community. “My favorite class was international cooking becau...

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