Wildcat Tracks

Administrative assistant Diane Kaskon retires after 32 years

Principal Anthony Parker poses with administrative assistant Diane Kaskon in his office.

Livvy Yun and Nate Hohenberg

June 7, 2019

Starting next fall, the main office will be missing an irreplaceable member. After 32 years at WHS, administrative assistant Diane Kaskon will be retiring. “I’m going to miss her so much. It's going to be hard to replace her because she knows this school inside and out,” office aide Theresa...

Seniors’ College and Post-Graduate Plans

Seniors' College and Post-Graduate Plans

June 7, 2019

Sam A-Rahim — Northeastern University Sari Aboushala — Syracuse University Alexis Aggouras — College of Charleston Benjamin Agreste — University of Rhode Island Yoseph Al-khateeb — Syracuse University Peter Alagha — University of Rhode Island Stella Alphas — Smith College Dante...

Students end year with forced migration symposium

Students work during the History Symposium.

Eunho Lee, Staff writer

June 7, 2019

The Forced Migration Symposium is an event for the 9th graders who have finished the Global Inquiry Project. Students participated in various interactive activities and listened to experts speak on the issue of forced migration. In the third year of this event, there were many improvements that made it ...

Looking back: graduating students reflect on high school career

Students line up in front of WHS in their college merchandise.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2019

Senior year is known for many things; it is the year of college decisions, new growth, and the transition from high school to college and beyond. For the class of 2019, the prospect of a new college career leads to excitement, anxiety, and more as they reflect on their time at WHS. “It’s g...

Student leaders apply leadership skills to WHS community

Megan Malur and Emma McNulty

June 7, 2019

Student leaders at WHS have been working to apply what they learned at the winter leadership conference they attended on February 15. Specifically, the students worked on acts of kindness to help improve the school community. Student activities director Nicholas Pezzote is one of the organizers of the w...

P.E. courses to change next year to increase student interest

Eunho Lee, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Starting fall 2019, students will be provided an entirely new set of P.E. course offerings that will put the choice of activities into their own hands. With minimal changes made to the curriculum over the past few years, the aim of these new courses will be to revitalize student engagement in physical ...

Weston varsity lacrosse defeats Cambridge Rindge and Latin

Hayden Zeller controls ball in win verse Cambridge  Ridge and Latin

John Gigian, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

The Weston boys varsity lacrosse team defeated Cambridge Rindge and Latin on May 9 by a final score of 15-5 on their home field in Weston. The Wildcats currently sit at 12-3 as they prepare to host Dedham on May 29. Sophomore forward Ian Curley described the team’s win. “The team did well. We wer...

Math team captures two titles to end season

Members of the math team pose with their title and medals at the New England Math Championship.

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

The WHS math team concluded their 2018-2019 season with a first place finish at the New England Math Championship on April 26. On top of a perfect team round, the team’s performance was spearheaded by strong performances from senior Jeff Liu and junior Andrew Yao. The team’s New England title...

Students promote women’s rights

Emilia Tutun and Julia Lawlor, Staff writers

May 21, 2019

Imagine having the reputation of being less capable than a man, or experiencing a gender wage gap. These biases and issues catalyzed the creation of the Women’s Empowerment Club in 2016. In the spirit of Women's History Month, the Women's Empowerment Club hosted a symposium to generate awareness and publi...

Students find success at 60th Annual Massachusetts DECA Conference

Juniors Kara Walp, Nikki Liu, and Varvara Plotnichenko competed in the 60th Annual Massachusetts DECA Conference on March 8-10.

Michael Curley, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Presentations, role plays, and collaboration among students were all on show during the 60th annual Massachusetts Career Development Conference, sponsored by Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA. On March 8-10, 29 WHS students went to Boston to compete in this competition, hoping to advance...

Students look forward to June Academy experiences

Julia Lawlor, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

After a long year of exams, homework and downright exhaustion, WHS students are given the opportunity to participate in a new and unique way of learning. June Academy allows students to choose a course that they find interesting and take advantage of experiential learning. In 2014, the idea of June...

Washington D.C. Trip illustrates student role in government

The Capitol Building is one of the many destination of the Washington D.C. trip.

Graziella Vezza, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

This year, WHS is offering a June Academy trip to Washington D.C. where students will dive into an interactive program in which they will gain a better understanding of civics, democracy, and how our government functions. While this opportunity has not been offered for a few years, it has finally ...

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