Wildcat Tracks

Students travel to India for exploration and service

WHS students Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket and Nasarith Berhe smile for a picture in front of the Taj Mahal palace in India.

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

March 29, 2019

For most students, vacation is a time of rest and relaxation from the normal busy routine of WHS. However, this past February break, sophomores Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket and Nasarith Berhe traveled to India to give back with service. Bereket explained how she and the other students from WHS became...

Putting for Patients coming back to WHS

The Weston Wildcat mascot helps out at a Putting for Patients event on April 7, 2018.

Emma McNulty, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

On Saturday, March 30 the WHS gym will be transformed into an 18 hole mini-golf course, wrapping around the gym like a maze. For the past five years, the WHS Dana-Farber Club has been running the Putting for Patients event, working with members of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to raise money and awareness...

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Stella Alphas winning Slalom run on February 27.

Heather Lee and Eunho Lee

March 22, 2019

On February 27, senior Stella Alphas concluded her unprecedented skiing career by finishing first at the MIAA Mass Alpine Championships and winning the Slalom race. A League Girl Champion for four years, Alphas concluded an excellent last season placing first in all six races and winning 14 out of 24 ...

WHS community hosts Special Olympics

A Cambridge Warriors player attempts to score a layup during a game.

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Wintertime in Weston usually signifies the arrival of the Special Olympics at WHS. On Sunday, January 27, the Class of 2020 came together to host the annual Special Olympics qualifying basketball tournament for adults and children with disabilities. Having participated in the event since freshman year, junior cla...

Sophomores and juniors attend IDEAS Conference

WHS students attended the IDEAS conference on December 8.

Megan Malur and Emma McNulty

February 15, 2019

On any normal Saturday, the students of WHS would not be waking up early in the morning, but December 8 proved different for a select group of students. Eight sophomores and juniors attended the Identity, Diversity, Equality, and Achievement (IDEAS) Conference located in Bedford, MA. Students fr...

New homework guidelines help relieve student stress

Science teacher Mary Liu writes an agenda for her AP Biology course on the whiteboard.

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 15, 2019

In June 2018, teachers and school committee members finalized a set of new homework guidelines that went into effect for the 2018-2019 school year. These guidelines suggest that at the high school level, non-AP courses should not assign more than three hours of homework per course per week. Additionally,...

Black History Month sheds light on diversity at WHS

Black History Month sheds light on diversity at WHS

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

February 15, 2019

Story-telling, learning, celebrating and discovering heritage are all elements of Black History Month, which is recognized during February across multiple nations. At WHS, the Black Student Union (BSU) marks this special time with a school-wide assembly. “Black History Month is definitely an oppo...

Robotics Team competes after unfortunate motor failure

Junior John Lian and sophomore Ddanish Qureshi working on the Robotics team's original robot.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

After a moderate performance in the FIRST Tech Robotics Competition on January 6, the WHS Robotics team has bounced back quickly to prepare for another regional competition on February 2. Despite failing to continue on to the state-rounds in January, the team is hoping for a better outcome in their u...

Upcoming Macbreakfast to showcase student work

Graziella Vezza, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

   The annual Macbreakfast is a unique event that offers a creative stage for students to thrive upon and a place to display their hard work. Macbreakfast will be held in the library of Weston High School this upcoming December 13. Sophomore students will be able to show off their Macbeth-inspired...

Rotary Interact shares service with homeless shelter

Michael Curley, Staff writer

December 5, 2018

Every year in celebration of Thanksgiving, the WHS Rotary Interact club serves a homemade dinner to the homeless at Bristol Lodge. This year, nine students went to go and feed the residents a Thanksgiving dinner on a chilly Thursday afternoon on November 15. This isn’t the first year that the Rotary ...

Midterm elections lead WHS students and teachers to share political opinions

Senior Zachary Herndon holds up his ballot after voting on Election Day.

Adi Saligrama and Heather Lee, Co-Editors-In-Chief

November 30, 2018

Records were smashed with a century-high voter turnout on Election Day this year, with almost half of all eligible citizens casting a ballot in Congressional, gubernatorial, and local races. In Massachusetts, this voter wave included several WHS students and faculty, many of whom shared their opinions...

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