Wildcat Tracks

Students promote women’s rights

Emilia Tutun and Julia Lawlor, Staff writers

May 21, 2019

Imagine having the reputation of being less capable than a man, or experiencing a gender wage gap. These biases and issues catalyzed the creation of the Women’s Empowerment Club in 2016. In the spirit of Women's History Month, the Women's Empowerment Club hosted a symposium to generate awareness and publi...

Students find success at 60th Annual Massachusetts DECA Conference

Juniors Kara Walp, Nikki Liu, and Varvara Plotnichenko competed in the 60th Annual Massachusetts DECA Conference on March 8-10.

Michael Curley, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Presentations, role plays, and collaboration among students were all on show during the 60th annual Massachusetts Career Development Conference, sponsored by Distributive Education Clubs of America, or DECA. On March 8-10, 29 WHS students went to Boston to compete in this competition, hoping to advance...

Students look forward to June Academy experiences

Julia Lawlor, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

After a long year of exams, homework and downright exhaustion, WHS students are given the opportunity to participate in a new and unique way of learning. June Academy allows students to choose a course that they find interesting and take advantage of experiential learning. In 2014, the idea of June...

Washington D.C. Trip illustrates student role in government

The Capitol Building is one of the many destination of the Washington D.C. trip.

Graziella Vezza, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

This year, WHS is offering a June Academy trip to Washington D.C. where students will dive into an interactive program in which they will gain a better understanding of civics, democracy, and how our government functions. While this opportunity has not been offered for a few years, it has finally ...

Students travel to India for exploration and service

WHS students Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket and Nasarith Berhe smile for a picture in front of the Taj Mahal palace in India.

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

March 29, 2019

For most students, vacation is a time of rest and relaxation from the normal busy routine of WHS. However, this past February break, sophomores Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket and Nasarith Berhe traveled to India to give back with service. Bereket explained how she and the other students from WHS became...

Putting for Patients coming back to WHS

The Weston Wildcat mascot helps out at a Putting for Patients event on April 7, 2018.

Emma McNulty, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

On Saturday, March 30 the WHS gym will be transformed into an 18 hole mini-golf course, wrapping around the gym like a maze. For the past five years, the WHS Dana-Farber Club has been running the Putting for Patients event, working with members of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to raise money and awareness...

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Stella Alphas winning Slalom run on February 27.

Heather Lee and Eunho Lee

March 22, 2019

On February 27, senior Stella Alphas concluded her unprecedented skiing career by finishing first at the MIAA Mass Alpine Championships and winning the Slalom race. A League Girl Champion for four years, Alphas concluded an excellent last season placing first in all six races and winning 14 out of 24 ...

WHS community hosts Special Olympics

A Cambridge Warriors player attempts to score a layup during a game.

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Wintertime in Weston usually signifies the arrival of the Special Olympics at WHS. On Sunday, January 27, the Class of 2020 came together to host the annual Special Olympics qualifying basketball tournament for adults and children with disabilities. Having participated in the event since freshman year, junior cla...

Sophomores and juniors attend IDEAS Conference

WHS students attended the IDEAS conference on December 8.

Megan Malur and Emma McNulty

February 15, 2019

On any normal Saturday, the students of WHS would not be waking up early in the morning, but December 8 proved different for a select group of students. Eight sophomores and juniors attended the Identity, Diversity, Equality, and Achievement (IDEAS) Conference located in Bedford, MA. Students fr...

New homework guidelines help relieve student stress

Science teacher Mary Liu writes an agenda for her AP Biology course on the whiteboard.

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 15, 2019

In June 2018, teachers and school committee members finalized a set of new homework guidelines that went into effect for the 2018-2019 school year. These guidelines suggest that at the high school level, non-AP courses should not assign more than three hours of homework per course per week. Additionally,...

Black History Month sheds light on diversity at WHS

Black History Month sheds light on diversity at WHS

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

February 15, 2019

Story-telling, learning, celebrating and discovering heritage are all elements of Black History Month, which is recognized during February across multiple nations. At WHS, the Black Student Union (BSU) marks this special time with a school-wide assembly. “Black History Month is definitely an oppo...

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