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Educator and musician, Tremblay said he is prepared to be the new ‘conductor’ of WPS

New superintendent Robert Tremblay.

June 17, 2016

By Lizzie Racklin Responses have been edited for length. Tell us about some things that you like to do for fun when you aren’t working. When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and playing music. I enjoy playing bass guitar in a cover band and classical trumpet as a member of ...

Brackett makes way for Tremblay

Brackett makes way for Tremblay

June 13, 2016

Community members gathered to honor Superintendent Dr. John Brackett during a send-off event at the Weston recreation center on Thursday June 9. The party was held to thank him for his interim work this year as he manned the helm during the search for a permanent superintendent. Dr. Robert Trembl...

WHS students attend Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor event

Sophomore Mack Rodgers with Judge Sotomayor. PHOTO/ Wheelock College

June 7, 2016

By Grace Wang Sonia Sotomayor is the first Latina supreme court justice. WHS students, faculty and parents attended the event at Wheelock College Youth Symposium to talk about issues of race, gender and equity with her on May 14. Senior Chris Packs chose to attend the event for the once-in-a-lifetime...

From the other side of the desk: teachers who were students

From the other side of the desk: teachers who were students

June 7, 2016

  By Kiara Arce Students often complain that the adults in their lives don’t understand what they go through. The worlds of teenagers and teachers can sometimes seem galaxies apart. But there are a few select teachers who really do understand what it’s like to be a WHS student - because th...

Seniors’ college and post-graduate plans

Ready and rearing with gear to camp out in the cafeteria for the senior prank, class of 2016 sported their college attire during spirit week. PHOTO/ Allisar Rabil

June 1, 2016

This list was originally published in the graduation special. Below is the most updated list. By Holly Hardiman John Alagha  - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Rose Amiri-Hezavah - Gap year Alexandria Anderson - Bridgewater State University Catherine Argyropl...

Senior speeches: looking back on lessons learned with a smile

Zane Cassum presenting his speech during the Senior Assembly. PHOTO/Emma Marlow

May 31, 2016

By Nikita Joshi A special thanks to the seniors who submitted their own speeches. Georgia Brooks: Senior Overnight My feet feel like cinder blocks as I trudge through what I would soon discover is the Senior Section of the cafeteria. 900 new faces, but only mine seems to frantically search for someone to gesture me over,...

WHS community remembers Margaret Irwin

March 10, 2016

Margaret Irwin, who recently retired as WHS family health and consumer science substitute teacher, passed away this week during a trip with her husband in South America. Below are thoughts shared by members of her Weston High School community. “My favorite class was international cooking becau...

WHS community remembers English teacher Gina Fried

March 7, 2016

By Wildcat Tracks Staff  Weston English teacher Gina Fried passed away on March 6th after a long illness.  Gina Fried's funeral will be at 12:00 March 8th at: Congregation Mishkan Tefilah, 300 Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill, MA. The family will be sitting shivah this week, but further d...

Weston’s Idol Sonika Vaid

Sonika Vaid sang

March 3, 2016

By Samantha Swartz When it comes to earning a perfect grade, WHS alumni Sonika Vaid knows the feeling. Her A plus came in the American Idol audition studio, when one judge described her first round audition as a “perfect performance.” Besides saying that Vaid’s audition showed her to have...

Services for Diego Summers

February 3, 2016

Wildcat Editors Diego Summers, Field School student and the brother of WHS students Kiara, Kiana and James Summers, passed away on January 30, 2016 after a seven-month battle with cancer.A wake for Diego will be held Wednesday, Feb. 3 and Thursday, Feb. 4 from 4-8 p.m. at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home,...

Special Olympics returns to WHS

PHOTO/ Courtesy of Special Olympics Massachusetts

January 29, 2016

    By Julia Metraux For as long as anyone involved can remember, Weston High School has supported Special Olympics by serving as a host of its popular winter event. Class of 2017 and other WHS student volunteers will come together to host basketball teams for adults and children with disabilities for the Special Olympics on February 7...

Putting for Patients 2015

Freshmen Sofia Icke, Whitney Sins, Devon Parker, Skylar Wolf, Stella Alphas, and Lydia O'Connor volunteering at Putting for Patients. PHOTO/Grace Wang

November 24, 2015

  By Grace Wang The Dana Farber club hosted the third annual Putting For Patients on Saturday, November 14, raising nearly $4,000 for the Jimmy Fund. Putting For Patients is a mini-golf fundraiser to help fight pediatric cancer.  According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1...

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