Wildcat Tracks

Students engage in charity work during season of giving

Junior Robert Mosher meets with the other members of Rotary Interact Club to plan for volunteering at Bristol Lodge.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate family and friends, meet with distant relatives, and eat too much turkey for dinner. But for some students, it is also a time for giving to those in need. From volunteering at a soup kitchen to running in a Turkey Trot, students at WHS are demonstrating the ma...

Debate team outlines goals for school year

The debate team smiles for a group photo after an afternoon practice in October.

Adi Saligrama and Yara Attar

November 28, 2018

Climate change. Health care. Immigration. These are only a few of the world conflicts that the new WHS debate team will delve into during their meetings and competitions this year. The debate team’s goal is to open up a new community for people who are interested in expanding their knowledge on a variety...

Back to school crossword answer key

November 5, 2018

Down New Start Time 3. College Process 5. Dark of the Moon  6. Dr. Ribisi  8. Geometry   Across 2. Golf Team  4. Football   7. Attendance Office  9. Pumpkin Fest  10. Ms. Slotnick  11. Biology

Start of school brings diverse new teachers to WHS

Science department head Stephen Ribisi prepares for his biology courses. PHOTO/ Sarah Augustine

Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman, Editors

October 4, 2018

Since the start of the 2018-2019 school year, a large number of new faces have joined our faculty at WHS. This change is due to the retirement of many long term faculty members last spring. The diverse new group of teachers ranges from a new science department head, new language teachers, and even a ...

Brazilian exchange student experiences life at WHS

Bruna da Silva gets ready for practice in the WHS locker room.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

The start of a school year brings new changes for teachers and students alike: new faces, new names, and new classes. Senior Bruna da Silva is learning everything anew this year, from a different school to a completely unfamiliar culture as she experiences a semester in WHS as an exchange student from...

Seniors’ College and Post-Graduate Plans

Seniors' College and Post-Graduate Plans

June 4, 2018

Stephen Alphas -- Hobart and William Smith Colleges Elias Anton -- University of Miami Ian Armstrong -- Northwestern University Maxwell Arnold -- Northeastern University Kamar Atkins -- Bunker Hill Community College Ayeh Attar -- Brandeis University Kathryn Augustine -- Northwestern Un...

Retiring faculty and staff leave behind long-lasting legacies

Mary O'Brien sits in her office where she's been the technology specialist for 21 years.

Anna Gabriel and Heather Lee

June 1, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, students at WHS prepare to say goodbye to some of their favorite teachers. After decades of teaching, faculty members including math teacher Larry Davidson, English teacher and theatre director John Minigan, technology integration specialist Mary O’Brien, janitor Tony Le...

Reflecting on 150 years of graduation traditions at WHS

The Town Green Hosting the WHS graduation in 1971.

Grace Wang and Anna Gabriel,

May 31, 2018

Each June family and friends from close by and far away travel to the center of Weston to watch students in white dresses and white dinner jackets receive their high school diplomas. 2018 marks the 150th WHS graduation and will showcase many of Weston’s unique traditions that have withstood the te...

History students walk in refugee’s shoes during forced migration symposium

Students had to go through many obstacles in order to enter the camp, including a registration desk and an interview with a judge.

Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 30, 2018

Have you ever been lost? Have you ever gone for days with little to no basic necessities like food, clothes, and water? Have you ever worried about living to see the next day? These were some of the questions Honors World History freshmen were asked to reflect on during a forced migration sympos...

Students continue to invest in diverse volatile markets

Sophomore class president John Lian checks the status of a cryptocurrency he invests in, Ethereum.

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

May 30, 2018

In late 2017, the values of several major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum skyrocketed, but in early 2018 they plummeted almost as quickly. Similarly, since early 2017 the stock market has suffered a period of general volatility, though it has been relatively stable compared to cryptocurrency....

An investigation into Senioritis in the class of 2018

Seniors Kathryn Augustine, Kathrine Williams, Danielle Feinstein, Courtney Burrow, Kiara Snyder, Alina Hachigan and Mila Schowtka celebrating being seniors in the WHS parking lot. 

PHOTO/Danielle Feinstein

Casey Friedman, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018

If you know a second semester senior at WHS, you have probably heard them complaining of the widespread epidemic, “Senioritis.” This condition remains somewhat of a mystery and the driving forces behind it are widely disputed. However, with some investigation, it appeared that in the class of 201...

Q&A with freshman Emma Hsiao, a YouTuber with a fast-growing channel

Freshman Emma Hsiao has created several character drawings and animations for her fast-growing YouTube channel.

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

May 11, 2018

Recent increases in the percentage of students around the world watching YouTube videos has given rise to several channels catering to a lucrative under-18 demographic. WHS freshman Emma Hsiao is one of these YouTubers, creating videos designed to appeal to middle school and high school students around...

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