Wildcat Tracks

Robotics Team competes after unfortunate motor failure

Junior John Lian and sophomore Ddanish Qureshi working on the Robotics team's original robot.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

After a moderate performance in the FIRST Tech Robotics Competition on January 6, the WHS Robotics team has bounced back quickly to prepare for another regional competition on February 2. Despite failing to continue on to the state-rounds in January, the team is hoping for a better outcome in their u...

Upcoming Macbreakfast to showcase student work

Graziella Vezza, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

   The annual Macbreakfast is a unique event that offers a creative stage for students to thrive upon and a place to display their hard work. Macbreakfast will be held in the library of Weston High School this upcoming December 13. Sophomore students will be able to show off their Macbeth-inspired...

Rotary Interact shares service with homeless shelter

Michael Curley, Staff writer

December 5, 2018

Every year in celebration of Thanksgiving, the WHS Rotary Interact club serves a homemade dinner to the homeless at Bristol Lodge. This year, nine students went to go and feed the residents a Thanksgiving dinner on a chilly Thursday afternoon on November 15. This isn’t the first year that the Rotary ...

Midterm elections lead WHS students and teachers to share political opinions

Senior Zachary Herndon holds up his ballot after voting on Election Day.

Adi Saligrama and Heather Lee, Co-Editors-In-Chief

November 30, 2018

Records were smashed with a century-high voter turnout on Election Day this year, with almost half of all eligible citizens casting a ballot in Congressional, gubernatorial, and local races. In Massachusetts, this voter wave included several WHS students and faculty, many of whom shared their opinions...

Upcoming winter play to present children’s stories on stage

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

November 28, 2018

Under the direction of English teacher and drama director Anne Slotnick, WHS Theater Company will be preparing to cast the short play “Sideways Stories from Wayside School.” Auditions for the winter performance are open to all and will take place on Tuesday, November 27 in the black box, with...

Students and teachers respond to Google Classroom transition

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018

Following a two-year transitional period, WHS teachers and students have finally transitioned from TeacherWeb to Google Classroom as the main student-teacher interface. After its full incorporation into WHS classrooms, a range of reviews from students and teachers have shed light on both the positive...

Annual Powderpuff game to provide valuable experiences for seniors

Alexandra Liang, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

In anticipation for the Thanksgiving holiday, the WHS senior girls are energized to play in the annual Powderpuff game against the Wayland High School senior girls. With many of the senior girls on the team having grown up together throughout the years, fostering bonding between the girls is a major t...

Varsity football heading to Wayland for Thanksgiving game

Varsity football team following a Friday night's game.

Nate Hohenberg, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

In a much anticipated Thanksgiving matchup, the Wildcats will head to their archrival Wayland for the annual Wayland-Weston Turkey Day Football Game. In response to the inclement weather on Thanksgiving Day, the game will be played at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 21. In addition to the game’s tradition and ri...

Class of 2021 hosts annual haunted house

A student volunteer grins from inside a blow-up T-rex costume.

November 7, 2018

The WHS sophomore class hosted its annual haunted house at the high school on October 26. This year's spooky theme was "Haunted Graveyard" and featured tours of the haunted house, as well as games, face paint, and music in the gymnasium. Refreshments included pizza, candy and even catered Chik-fil-a, and ...

WHS community working hard to bring 13th annual Pumpkin Festival

A flyer for the upcoming Pumpkin Festival.

Adi Saligrama and Yara Attar, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Every October families gather on the Town Green to carve jack-o-lanterns, munch on candy apples, and enjoy the fall festivities among the falling leaves. The annual Pumpkin Festival is a Halloween-themed event organized by WHS students and staff to benefit Camp Sunshine. In its 13th year running, the P...

Start of school brings diverse new teachers to WHS

Science department head Stephen Ribisi prepares for his biology courses. PHOTO/ Sarah Augustine

Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman, Editors

October 4, 2018

Since the start of the 2018-2019 school year, a large number of new faces have joined our faculty at WHS. This change is due to the retirement of many long term faculty members last spring. The diverse new group of teachers ranges from a new science department head, new language teachers, and even a ...

Varied early opinions on new start time and logistics

This September 2018 Wildcat Tracks poll showed that an overwhelming majority of students supported the new start time.

Adi Saligrama, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 4, 2018

Since early September, both buses and cars have lined up between WHS and WMS around 8:30 a.m., unloading groups of middle and high schoolers at the start of the school day. While this new start time has helped students be better rested than they were last year, it has also introduced several logistical...

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