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WHS students help community through Rotary Interact Club

Michael Curley, News editor

November 27, 2019

Last year, senior Robert Mosher brought the Rotary Interact Club back to WHS. With five members meeting every Thursday morning, the Interact Club’s goal is to give its members opportunities to help out the community. “What we do is we try to facilitate community service opportunities to our c...

Pumpkin Festival raises $16,900 to support Camp Sunshine

November 15, 2019

On October 12, the annual Pumpkin Festival fundraiser run by Weston High School students raised $16,900 to support families attending Camp Sunshine. This event raised money by providing various activities for the whole town to enjoy.  “Pumpkin Fest went very well compared to the last few years. We raised m...

Junior Emma Hsiao launches a deck of playing cards on Kickstarter

Junior Emma Hsiao's

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

November 4, 2019

Combining her passion for art and environmental awareness, junior Emma Hsiao has launched a Kickstarter project to help spread recognition of global herpetofauna (reptiles and amphibians) decline. Hsiao developed her idea to create a deck of cards, Tale of Scales, with reptile and amphibian illustrations ...

Seniors manage stress with end of quarter and early college applications

The average number of early college applications sent per WHS senior has increased steadily over the last six years, according to historical WHS Student Performance and Participation reports and an October 2019 Wildcat Tracks poll of 30 randomly selected seniors.

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2019

Every year, the end of October brings two daunting prospects for WHS seniors: the end of the first quarter and early college application deadlines. Over the last several years, the vast majority of students have applied to at least one school early, especially to schools they consider their top choices. This...

Hypnotist show entertains Weston community

Devito speaks to the audience as volunteers walk up to the stage.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2019

Pop music blared over the speakers as people filed into the WHS auditorium on October 12. Families and friends chatted excitedly as comedy stage hypnotist Joe Devito came on stage to  sweeping applause.   “I’m so glad the Class of 2020 and 2021 decided to bring back the show after so many ye...

New club raising awareness for girls in developing countries

Graziella Vezza, Social media manager

October 18, 2019

From fundraising to community bonding, the new Girl Up club offers a plethora of opportunities for students to raise awareness for girls worldwide. Juniors Jacqueline Liu and Amelia Gotbetter started the Girl Up club this past September and will meet every Thursday morning from 7:30 to 8:30 A.M. ...

Upcoming Pumpkin Fest event to tie together Weston community

Wildcat Tracks Editorial Staff

October 10, 2019

The fall-themed charity event Pumpkin Fest will take place on the Town Green on Saturday, October 12 from noon to 4:00 P.M. Open to the Weston community, all proceeds from the event will go to Camp Sunshine, a summer program for children battling life-threatening illnesses.  From cookie decora...

WHS brothers revive composting project for Weston residents

The plot of land where the Luu brothers compost food scraps and yard waste.

Michael Curley, News Editor

October 10, 2019

In the fall of 2018, senior Nathaniel Luu and his brother, freshman Theo Luu, revived Munch Poop, an award winning composting project that they started in elementary school. Their goal is to give Weston residents a place to compost their food scraps. “We noticed that the Weston Transfer Station didn’t have a w...

WHS works toward solutions to parking problems

Most spaces in the student parking lot were occupied on the morning of Monday, September 23.

Casey Friedman, Adi Saligrama, and Alexandra Liang

October 1, 2019

Towards the beginning of the school year, a slew of emails detailing changes to parking and open campus policy were sent out to students and parents. On August 28 the school announced that juniors would be losing parking and open campus privileges starting this year. However, after concerns were brought up ...

Parker prepares for final year as principal at WHS

Principal Anthony Parker, who has served for 13 years, answers his office telephone.

Adi Saligrama and Heather Lee

October 1, 2019

After serving for 13 years at WHS, principal Anthony Parker announced his resignation in a letter to the school on August 23. In the letter, Parker explained his accomplishments in the past few years and his hopes for the future of the WHS community. “I have few regrets,” Parker said. “We want[ed]...

Junior organizes new sailing club at WHS

Barlow skippers for her new crew member on the trapeze

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

October 1, 2019

Among the new and old club activities at WHS, a student-created sailing club will join the ranks this year. Looking to spread her passion, junior Katie Barlow is forming a sailing club that could eventually flourish into a varsity sport.  “I just hope it gets off the ground and I think it will be r...

Students commemorate class unity through senior speeches

Senior Christina Costa spoke to the whole school during the Senior Assembly.

Wildcat Tracks, Editorial Staff

June 7, 2019

Eche Onwuama: To the family of 2019 Faculty Appreciation and Overnight My God-given family couldn’t make it here today but I’m beyond honored to stand here and thank my chosen family, the entire faculty of Weston Public Schools. I realize that no matter where we go in life, the respect and lov...

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