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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


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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 19, 2016


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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


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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. ...

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...

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