Wildcat Tracks

New Women Empowerment Club creates a space for conversation

Sophomore Bharathi Subbiah leading a discussion about what future action they could take.

Alina Hachigian, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2017

Although it occurred over a year ago, the election has caused a lot of commotion that has yet to settle. Specifically, gender relations have become a common topic of conversation. This increase in discussion of gender has not gone unnoticed in the WHS community as sophomore Bharathi Subbiah has made it he...

Proctor field renovations finalized for Thanksgiving game

The sun gazes over the newly renovated Proctor Track and Field.

Alex Chaoul and Matthew Garfinkel, Editors

November 20, 2017

The refreshing smell of lush green turf pellets has circulated throughout the WHS campus as the final touches are made to the new Proctor Field. Beginning in May, WHS and its partner construction company R.A.D. Sports worked diligently to remodel Weston's premier athletic facility. “Our student at...

A Day in the Life of musician Kendrick Kirby-Lee

Senior Kendrick Kirby-Lee performing at the Orchestra Masquerade Concert on October 24. PHOTO/Len Brown

Grace Wang, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 20, 2017

For most of his life, senior Kendrick Kirby-Lee has kept a low profile. As a student, he’s very humble, down-to-earth and has a quiet presence in the halls and classrooms. Despite his seemingly normal life, the spotlight shines on Kirby-Lee in the music world. Most students that partake in...

WHS seniors maneuver end of term stress

Senior Terry Mullany works on college applications in the guidance office. PHOTO/Conor McCoy

Conor McCoy, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

The first semester of senior year is one of the most stressful times for high school students. With classes hitting their maximum stride, seniors are forced to navigate the intimidating college application process while keeping up with the challenging workload. For seniors at WHS, the first academ...

Student body co-presidents have big plans to unite the school community

Now student body co-presidents, previous Student Council treasurer Andrew Black and secretary Roshani Nagarajah behind the scenes at an all-school assembly last year. PHOTO/ Roshani Nagarajah

Grace Wang and Anna Gabriel

November 8, 2017

For the past three years, they’ve been student council leaders. For longer than that, they’ve been best friends. And now, as seniors, they are the student body co-presidents of Weston High School.   Seniors Andrew Black and Roshani Nagarajah were elected the new student body co-presidents last May...

Exchange students acclimate to WHS

Matthew Garfinkel, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017

WHS welcomes two new senior exchange students this school year. Both from opposite sides of the world, the two are united by being immersed in the culture of America. Guilherme Pereira is from the south of Brazil, the state of Rio Grande do Sul and the city of Porto Alegre, while Pierre DiBlasi i...

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...

Students engage in learning adventures

“I went to Nicaragua [in the spring] and I did service. I went on vaccine trips into local villages. It was a very humbling experience. I came home and I cried at the fact that I was in a house with air conditioning because the hospital’s didn’t have air conditioning. Nobody has air conditioning and everybody has tin roofs,” sophomore Sarah O’Sullivan said.

October 2, 2017

Traveling the world for mission trips or serving the arts community in their home town, many Weston students choose to spend their vacations enhancing their talents through study and service.  

New library rooms expand study options for different learning styles

Seniors Sarah Gottbetter and Courtney Burrow working in the silent study room during a free.   PHOTO/Danielle Feinstein

Danielle Feinstein

September 22, 2017

 Trying to finish those last five pages of textbook reading before your next class in a crowded library is a daunting task. The silent study room and collaborative learning lab are an effort to make the library more inclusive to all types of learners. According to head librarian Alida Hanson, a...

Nurse Becker to retire after 17 years of service

Nurse Kathleen Becker will be remembered for her supporting and kind nature.  PHOTO/Christopher Fehl

June 1, 2017

By Grace Wang and Matthew Sakai Whether in need of a band-aid or a confident hand to check the severity of a fever, students know they can always count on Nurse Kathleen Becker. Beloved for her warm and welcoming smile and trusted for her expertise, she will be sorely missed after her retirement this s...

Class gifts celebrate unity through art

Class gifts celebrate unity through art

Heather Lee

May 16, 2017

This year, the class of 2017 showed their creativity with two murals, each paired with a multi-media installation created from contributions that were open to all seniors.   New Horizons, the mural painted primarily by senior Isabella Aslarus, is set back behind hanging origami doves on which ea...

Griswold emphasizes health benefits of yoga

The health benefits of reverse warrior pose include strengthening and stretching your shoulders, arms, legs, ankles and back, while improving focus, stability and circulation. DRAWING/ Eliza Jiang GRAPHIC/ Ellie Rosenfeld

May 16, 2017

By Grace Wang Inhale, and exhale. While in warrior pose, math teacher Natalie Griswold leads her yoga class in deep breathing. Though it is a physical activity, Griswold has found yoga to be helpful in many aspects of her life.   For Griswold, yoga is a way of life that has allowed her to maintai...

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