Wildcat Tracks

Q+A with new P.E. and Wellness Teacher, Matthew Laliberte

Livvy Yun, Arts and entertainment editor

November 27, 2019

Q: What classes do you teach at WHS?  A: Currently I teach five sections of freshmen and one section of Recreational Games for grades 10-12.   Q: What is your favorite unit of the year? A: My favorite unit is the swimming and pool safety unit. I like the idea that we are able to ...

Golf team swings to second-place finish in Division 3 State Tournament

Golf team swings to second-place finish in Division 3 State Tournament

John Gigian and Emilia Tutun, Staff writer and Sports Editor

November 27, 2019

The WHS varsity golf team ended their 2019 season with a second-place finish in the Division 3 State Tournament on October 28 in Harwich, Massachusetts. After a successful season, the Wildcats finished with a 9-4 record, additionally winning the Division 3 North Sectionals and the DCL Small Championship....

Powderpuff game brings senior girls together

Julia Lawlor and Graziella Vezza, Editors

November 27, 2019

As the chilly weather signals the end of the football season, the senior girls gather together to participate in one of their last events as a class: the Powderpuff game. On Wednesday, November 27 at 2:00 p.m., the Weston High School senior girls will face off the Wayland High School senior girls in a c...

Wildcats eager for win at annual Thanksgiving game

Wildcats eager for win at annual Thanksgiving game

Graziella Vezza, Social Media and Photo Editor

November 27, 2019

On November 28, the WHS Football team will go head-to-head against the rival Wayland High School players on Proctor Field. Despite losses to Wayland in previous years, the Wildcats are hoping for a victory in this year’s game. “I’m not counting us out at all,” senior guard and defensive tackle Ma...

Boys Varsity Soccer prepares for new era

Boys Varsity Soccer prepares for new era

John Gigian, Staff writer

October 15, 2019

The Weston boys varsity soccer team continues the 2019 season rebuilding a team that graduated four captains, a leading scorer, and numerous other seniors from the previous season. The Wildcats have been in the process of restructuring and hope to reach the postseason in the near future. ...

Junior organizes new sailing club at WHS

Junior organizes new sailing club at WHS

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

October 1, 2019

Among the new and old club activities at WHS, a student-created sailing club will join the ranks this year. Looking to spread her passion, junior Katie Barlow is forming a sailing club that could eventually flourish into a varsity sport.  “I just hope it gets off the ground and I think it will be r...

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

John Gigian, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

The crack of the bat, a base hit, reaching base, then doing it again. This has become a common trend for the Weston Wildcats senior center fielder and pitcher Peter Messervy. After his final season at WHS, Messervy will be attending Harvard University to play baseball in the Ivy League. After fo...

Seniors Jayme and Kayla Leschly excel in tennis and academics

Seniors Jayme and Kayla Leschly excel in tennis and academics

Julia Lawlor, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Today, many competitive athletes have routines that require countless hours and difficult practices to excel in their sport. WHS seniors Jayme and Kayla Leschly embrace this routine by playing tennis at a very high level, while also balancing the demands of school. After graduation, Jayme Leschly...

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 ...

Crew team participates in year-round rigorous training regime

Crew team participates in year-round rigorous training regime

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

May 21, 2019

Unlike any other sport at WHS, the Weston-Wayland crew team can be seen dotting the water in long boats, running, weightlifting, erging or working out during all four seasons of the year. This is because the team has year-round practices six times a week, in the fall, summer, and spring on. Junio...

Weston families support British teens seeking NCAA soccer opportunities

Weston families support British teens seeking NCAA soccer opportunities

Nate Hohenberg, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Multiple Weston families participated in an exchange program and hosted talented soccer players from Portsmouth, England from March 6-11. The group of British teens played in a soccer tournament in Weymouth, while competing for recognition from college scouts. One host of these players, junior Christina...

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

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 ...

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