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Students find community and influence in TikTok

Senior Jackie Liu posts her
January 12, 2021

As TikTok has grown popular among Weston students, several have gained a significant following. Students like senior Jackie Liu, junior Sawyer Mayhugh, and junior Raneem Abuhasan have achieved remarkable...

Seniors adjust to changes in the college application process

Senior Junbo Li works on his college applications.
January 5, 2021

Each year, seniors are slammed with stress and anxiety as they head into the season of college applications and standardized tests. This year, it is a little different. More colleges are opting to become...

Clubs adopt new protocols under COVID-19

Animal Care Club holds bake sale fundraiser under COVID restrictions; photo credit.
January 4, 2021

When the new school year started up, clubs and activities found ways to adapt to the new school guidelines. From online meetings to social distancing, many clubs have had to shift how they operate to minimize...

How winter sport athletes are coping in the off season

Junior Reed Van Ogtrop explains she hopes her 2020 ice hockey season will return to the way it was in 2019.
December 23, 2020

This year at WHS, the MIAA shifted the winter sports season start date to December 14, 2020, resulting in a greater amount of off-season time. With all of this extra time, athletes taking part in indoor...

Senior golf star to play collegiate golf at Georgetown

Jacob Finard with his his family as he signs his national letter of intent to Georgetown University.
November 30, 2020

After four years of helping the Weston golf team compete for DCL titles and state championships, senior Jacob Finard will continue his career at the next level. Finard will be playing collegiate golf at...

WHS welcomes Eldridge as new chorus teacher

Mr. Eldridge conducting his class outside.
November 24, 2020

Instead of the usual start to the class of singing through scales and warming up, chorus starts with the small group of masked singers filing outside to prepare for class. Mr. Eldridge will now be teaching...

Weston begins working toward a more antiracist atmosphere

Weston residents at BLM protest in May
November 24, 2020

In light of current events involving racial injustice, the Weston community has been reflecting about its part in racial issues and how they have been addressed in the past. Although steps have been made...

Students share their experience with the hybrid and RLA models.

Freshmen Anke Shact and Sloan Hinton social distance outside in the WHS courtyard.
November 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WHS is experiencing a new way of teaching and learning. At WHS, students had a choice between participating in the hybrid model, which incorporates both in-person and remote...

How fall sports captains feel about the modifications of this season

Field hockey captions Jackie Goode, Maya Malenfant, and Lily Heslem pose for a photo.
November 14, 2020

To fit COVID-19 guidelines, many rules for fall sports have been changed to avoid as much contact with other players as possible. Captains have had to adjust to the modifications themselves, and figure...

WHS students attend D1 and D3 colleges for Lacrosse

Hayden Zeller, Krissy Kakridas pose for a photo at the Weston High School.
June 11, 2020

After many years of training and persistence, three seniors at WHS have committed to play lacrosse at Division 3 and Division 1 colleges. Both Hayden Zeller and Amanda Lake committed to Colorado College...

WHS welcomes new principal Paul Peri for 2020-2021

Paul Peri poses for a photo on National Cardigan/Mr. Roger's Day.
May 31, 2020

Paul Peri, who has worked as the principal at Franklin High School for many years, was hired as the next principal at WHS starting on July 1. Peri plans to develop meaningful relationships with students,...

WHS seniors planning international college experiences

Ben Tremblay poses for a photo with his host family during his trip to Colombia.
May 31, 2020

From experiencing different cultures to meeting new people, and learning new languages, studying internationally for college is a great opportunity to see the world. Although most students choose to go...

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