Wildcat Tracks

WHS seniors look to gain experience in the work field

Michael Curley, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

   Every May, Weston sends seniors on a three-week dive into the working world through various internships. The goal: to give WHS students an opportunity to experiment in any professional field of their interest.    Business teacher Corey Guerra described the purpose behind the senior internshi...

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

Senior Peter Messervy throws a pitch in a game against Acton-Boxbourough Regional High School

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...

Behind the scenes of school assemblies

The senior student council officers (Student Council Student Body Co-Presidents Peter Messervy and Casey Shay, Secretary Maggie Wallace -Taylor. Co-Emcees Robert and Rachel Garofalo, Treasurer Cameron Brisky.)

PHOTO/Jane Shay

Graziella Vezza, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

   Each year, the senior student government is faced with the task of organizing school-wide assemblies for Thanksgiving, Valentines Day, or just another Friday afternoon. With all of the performances, games, and questions, students have the opportunity to shed the weight of their school work as they en...

Seniors pursuing creative futures in college

A self portrait by senior Maxwell Fernandez for Art All-State Massachusetts.

Emma McNulty, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

From lively music, elegant turns, to explosions of color, the arts provide an opportunity for students to create and express themselves. WHS seniors Maxwell Fernandez and Sofia Scully-Power are using college as an opportunity to further pursue their creative expression. While both students are interested...

Librarians provide academic resources and creative space for students

The WHS librarians pose for a picture in front of the 3-D printer in the school library.

Adi Saligrama and Livvy Yun

June 7, 2019

The WHS library is known to be big, busy, and buzzing with conversation. A space imbibed with the spirit of collaboration, it features a wide array of resources such as thousands of books, computers, and a 3D printer. Librarian Alida Hanson and library aides Regina Wong and Danielle Lualdi help support...

WHS alumni offer advice to seniors transitioning to college life

Class of 2017 alumnae Esther Tzau, Angel Zhao, and Sarah Yi pose together at the Rockefeller Center in New York.

Adi Saligrama and Megan Malur

June 7, 2019

As WHS seniors prepare to graduate, they will soon move on to the next chapter of their educational or professional journeys. Historically, WHS alumni have been successful in completing this transition, and as they reflect on their time at WHS and at college, they offer advice to graduating seniors. Class...

WHS seniors look to gain experience in the work field

Mike Curley, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Every May, Weston sends seniors on a three-week dive into the working world through various internships. The goal: to give WHS students an opportunity to experiment in any professional field of their interest. Business teacher Corey Guerra described the purpose behind the senior internships. ...

Martinez finds purpose in fostering civic engagement

Senior Michael Martinez stands with Rep. Joe Kennedy III at a March for Our Lives anti-gun violence event he helped lead.

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

June 7, 2019

Over the past few years, senior Michael Martinez has taken part in a significant amount of activism work relating to topics such as affordable housing, gun control, climate change, and community inclusivity. Martinez believes his purpose is to encourage civic engagement and involve people of all backgrounds...

Students walk to raise awareness for cancer research

Students participating in Relay For Life

Graziella Vezza and Emilia Tutun, Staff Writers

June 7, 2019

Relay For Life is an event that allows for WHS students to fundraise for cancer research, as well as remember family and friends lost to the disease. This year, Relay For Life was held on Friday, May 3, to Saturday, May 4, in the Weston middle school gym, with the sole purpose of raising awareness and...

New history course offered for sophomores

Alexandra Liang, Staff writers

May 21, 2019

Exploring the world. Recognizing perspectives. Taking action. These are the underlying themes of the new history course in the 2018-2019 academic year. Originally, sophomores were only offered CP or AP history courses. Due to the drastic change in levels, the history department has added an honors option to i...

Crew team participates in year-round rigorous training regime

A boat of rowers for Wayland-Weston Crew compete in a regatta this past fall season  PHOTO/Nick Orlov

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...

WHS student creates a non profit program

Junior Aidan Chen set up a station for gathering donations at the 2019 Spring Fling.

Emilia Tutun, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

While juggling the chaos and substantial academic work of high school, junior Aidan Chen started and continues to run a non-profit organization called Books for Babies. Chen’s program helps to raise awareness, gather funds, and books of various languages for premature babies who have missed out on h...

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