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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...

WHS community remembers English teacher Gina Fried

March 7, 2016


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By Wildcat Tracks Staff  Weston English teacher Gina Fried passed away on March 6th after a long illness.  Gina Fried's funeral will be at 12:00 March 8th at: Congregation Mishkan Tefilah, 300 Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill, MA. The family will be sitting shivah this week, but further d...

Weston’s Idol Sonika Vaid

Weston’s Idol Sonika Vaid

March 3, 2016


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By Samantha Swartz When it comes to earning a perfect grade, WHS alumni Sonika Vaid knows the feeling. Her A plus came in the American Idol audition studio, when one judge described her first round audition as a “perfect performance.” Besides saying that Vaid’s audition showed her to have...

Services for Diego Summers

February 3, 2016


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Wildcat Editors Diego Summers, Field School student and the brother of WHS students Kiara, Kiana and James Summers, passed away on January 30, 2016 after a seven-month battle with cancer.A wake for Diego will be held Wednesday, Feb. 3 and Thursday, Feb. 4 from 4-8 p.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home,...

Special Olympics returns to WHS

Special Olympics returns to WHS

January 29, 2016


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    By Julia Metraux For as long as anyone involved can remember, Weston High School has supported Special Olympics by serving as a host of its popular winter event. Class of 2017 and other WHS student volunteers will come together to host basketball teams for adults and children with disabilities for the Special Olympics on February 7...

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