Wildcat Tracks

Teachers respond positively to new start time

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

May 30, 2018

In late February the school committee announced that it had passed a resolution to implement a delayed start time for next year. Among the most significant changes to the schedule is that the first period will now start at 8:45 a.m., compared to 7:35 a.m. this year. Homeroom will also be eliminated in...

Spring Fling brings community together

Various activities such as the bouncy house and dunk tank attracted children throughout the day.

Casey Friedman and Heather Lee

May 10, 2018

On one of the sunniest days this year, the Town Green was bustling with activity, music, and laughter as the annual Spring Fling took place on April 30. WHS students worked various stations throughout the day, bringing smiles to kids’ faces and relief to busy parents. This annual fundraisin...

WHS students take a stand against gun violence

WHS students outside the school during the walk-out

Conor McCoy, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

As a result of several recent shootings, students around the country are saying that they have had enough and are taking matters into their own hands. Following the lead of the Stoneman Douglas High School students, young adults all around the nation, including those at WHS, decided that enough was enough...

Weston Arts and Innovation Center breaks ground

The old Weston Public Library undergoing construction in preparation for the new Weston Arts & Innovation Center.

Danielle Feinstein, Feature Editor

April 11, 2018

After three years of hard work and planning, the Weston Arts & Innovation Center broke ground for construction on March 5. The WAIC will be a new community center with numerous art and technology workshops that involve a variety of educational classes for members of the community. Arts and Innov...

ASU assembly highlights the diversity of Asian Americans

K-pop dance group at WHS  practicing for the ASU assembly on April 6th.

Alina Hachigian, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 5, 2018

On April 6th, the WHS ASU club will be hosting its annual all school assembly. Similar to assemblies in the past, this event has a specific theme under the broad category of highlighting the achievements of Asian Americans. “We're trying to do a more positive spin and look at the contributions of Asi...

Original play tackles issues with technology

Michael (Terry Mullany) battles online as the game's avatars (Grace Carter, Gui Pereira and others) fight in the game world.

Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2018

Theatrics and online gaming will collide in WHS Theater Company’s original winter show Player by Proxy this Friday. Following the story of three siblings, the play will explore how technology affects the way people interact and communicate with others. Over the years, the Theater Company [T. Co] has cove...

Course scheduling system challenges students to push their boundaries

Guidance counselor Samson Luu begins to do preliminary work for the course scheduling process.

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

February 13, 2018

Every March, WHS students make tough decisions to take certain classes at the expense of others. Due to WHS’s small grade sizes, many have difficulties taking all of the courses they request because of scheduling conflicts. Yet, many of these students have positive experiences from the alternative...

Massive turnout at 2nd Annual Macbreakfast


Alex Chaoul, Editor

January 17, 2018

          The second annual “Macbreakfast” hosted by the Weston High School English department featured 10th grade student projects on the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. This project is very different from the typical analytical essay, in which students f...

Senior District results

November 30, 2017

24 WHS students were accepted to play at the Eastern District Senior Festival on November 18th. Weston was one of the top schools in terms of number of students who got into the Festival. The top half of accepted students were also given all-state recommendations.  Alexandra Carpenter (violin) Grace Carter...

Delayed start time for 2018 proposed

The school committee met on October 30th to discuss the proposed start time plan. PHOTO/vimeo.com

Danielle Feinstein and Heather Lee, Editors

November 16, 2017

After nearly a year of meetings and discussions, the plan to change school start time has entered its  final stages. Involving school committee members, principals, teachers, and parents, the Start Time/Schedule Innovation Steering Committee has been meeting since January 2017 to review students’ em...

Halloween assembly brings fun costumes and games to WHS

Students dressed as a set of m&ms. PHOTO/Fiona Morris

Yara Attar and Heather Lee

November 7, 2017

   On the spookiest day of the year, high schoolers entered WHS wearing costumes such as Pigs in a Blanket, a blow up Dinosaur, and even a hula dancer. At the end of this day, students displayed their costumes in the gym for the annual Halloween assembly.   Senior Co-Emcee’s Tim Pesek and Isaac...

12th Annual Pumpkin Fest Raises $22,000 for Camp Sunshine

Committee co-chairs Glennie LeBaron and Ariel Silverman pose with Pumpkin Pete (Grace Wang) and (from left to right) Gemma Deckinger (3), Hadley Deckinger (4) and Nina Deckinger (7). PHOTO/Sarah Augustine

Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman

November 1, 2017

By Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman Passing by the Town Green on this special Saturday each fall, families carve pumpkins, snack on cotton candy and munch on caramel apples in the crisp fall air. Amid the festivities, children frolic and play with their faces painted as butterflies, dogs and cat...

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