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Cobb and Henry join WPS school committee

October 30, 2015

By Danielle Barenholtz The WPS School Committee welcomed two new members this school year, Alex Cobb and John Henry. All members of the school committee are responsible for creating a budget, maintaining educational policy, hiring the superintendent, and helping to maintain school facilities. This...

Dr. Brackett steps into interim position

October 30, 2015

                By Caroline McNamara After a summer full of welcomes and workshops, interim superintendent Dr. John Brackett is rested and ready to dive right into his new position. “What I didn’t want for my year in Weston is for people ...

Foreign exchange programs foster positive relationships

Seniors Kym Darby and Tata Cairaro acting goofy on Day of Ridiculous (Dia do Ridículo) at Colégio de Aplicação. PHOTO/ Courtesy of Kym Darby

October 30, 2015

By Julia Metraux From visiting the Wall of China to living near the city of Paris, Weston High School’s Global Education program allows a select number of students to study in their target country for it’s 65th year. WHS has formed lasting bonds with schools in Argentina, Brazil, China, and France. According to world language depar...

Students swarm to participate on the anonymous social media app Yik Yak

Seniors Natalie Colangelo and Briannah Griffin surverying Yik Yak PHOTO/ Katie Cort

October 29, 2014

By Lindsay Garfinkel Yik Yak is the phone app of the moment on high school and college campuses. Why is this app getting so much attention? It acts like a bulletin board for a user’s geographical area where users can post comments. But what sets it apart from other social media is its anonymity...

Student leaders “make their mark” at the annual Student Leadership Conference

Principal Anthony Park addressing student leaders.
PHOTO / Julia Metraux

October 22, 2014

By Samantha Swartz Student leaders, faculty advisors, and parent advisors gathered at Regis College for the annual Student Leadership Conference to participate in team-building exercises and to prepare for their roles as leaders in the school community on October 17. For the past ten years, healt...

Infinite Campus portal receives mixed reactions

Senior Katherine Goff logging on to Infinite Campus PHOTO/ Rachel Lipkin

October 21, 2014

Infinite Campus is open, and the access the portal gives to both students and parents to teachers’ gradebooks has prompted mixed reviews from students. The portal is an online database that reports updated information on students’ grades, attendance and assignments. Both students and paren...

New privilege for juniors and seniors

Senior Kyle Chow and junior Srishti Lulla leaving school during a free.       PHOTO/ Julia Metraux

October 12, 2014

By Julia Metraux Few students would choose to have their summer break from school interrupted with a letter from the principal, but a letter sent from Principal Anthony Parker August 15 delivered good news to juniors and seniors  of the privilege of open campus.    “Juniors and seniors can le...

Seniors face holistic college admissions standards

Credit: Julia Metraux

October 12, 2014

By Lauren Moran Ironically marking the advent of every school year are seniors preparing to leave, and the entire school senses the anxiety of the frantic graduating class as they complete their college applications during the fall semester. Many seniors reported that they have recently ...

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