Wildcat Tracks

Brazilian exchange student experiences life at WHS

Bruna da Silva gets ready for practice in the WHS locker room.

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

The start of a school year brings new changes for teachers and students alike: new faces, new names, and new classes. Senior Bruna da Silva is learning everything anew this year, from a different school to a completely unfamiliar culture as she experiences a semester in WHS as an exchange student from...

Seniors’ College and Post-Graduate Plans

Seniors' College and Post-Graduate Plans

June 4, 2018

Stephen Alphas -- Hobart and William Smith Colleges Elias Anton -- University of Miami Ian Armstrong -- Northwestern University Maxwell Arnold -- Northeastern University Kamar Atkins -- Bunker Hill Community College Ayeh Attar -- Brandeis University Kathryn Augustine -- Northwestern Un...

Retiring faculty and staff leave behind long-lasting legacies

Mary O'Brien sits in her office where she's been the technology specialist for 21 years.

Anna Gabriel and Heather Lee

June 1, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, students at WHS prepare to say goodbye to some of their favorite teachers. After decades of teaching, faculty members including math teacher Larry Davidson, English teacher and theatre director John Minigan, technology integration specialist Mary O’Brien, janitor Tony Le...

Students await upcoming June Academy China trip

Students and teachers on last year's China trip pose on the Great Wall.

Charlie Marchiony, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

Since its inception last year, June Academy has been the perfect time for WHS students to travel abroad. Last year, students traveled to countries such as China, Cuba, and South Africa. While other domestic and international trips are held throughout the year, China remains this year as the sole international...

Teachers respond positively to new start time

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

May 30, 2018

In late February the school committee announced that it had passed a resolution to implement a delayed start time for next year. Among the most significant changes to the schedule is that the first period will now start at 8:45 a.m., compared to 7:35 a.m. this year. Homeroom will also be eliminated in...

Spring Fling brings community together

Various activities such as the bouncy house and dunk tank attracted children throughout the day.

Casey Friedman and Heather Lee

May 10, 2018

On one of the sunniest days this year, the Town Green was bustling with activity, music, and laughter as the annual Spring Fling took place on April 30. WHS students worked various stations throughout the day, bringing smiles to kids’ faces and relief to busy parents. This annual fundraisin...

WHS students take a stand against gun violence

WHS students outside the school during the walk-out

Conor McCoy, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

As a result of several recent shootings, students around the country are saying that they have had enough and are taking matters into their own hands. Following the lead of the Stoneman Douglas High School students, young adults all around the nation, including those at WHS, decided that enough was enough...

Weston Arts and Innovation Center breaks ground

The old Weston Public Library undergoing construction in preparation for the new Weston Arts & Innovation Center.

Danielle Feinstein, Feature Editor

April 11, 2018

After three years of hard work and planning, the Weston Arts & Innovation Center broke ground for construction on March 5. The WAIC will be a new community center with numerous art and technology workshops that involve a variety of educational classes for members of the community. Arts and Innov...

ASU assembly highlights the diversity of Asian Americans

K-pop dance group at WHS  practicing for the ASU assembly on April 6th.

Alina Hachigian, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 5, 2018

On April 6th, the WHS ASU club will be hosting its annual all school assembly. Similar to assemblies in the past, this event has a specific theme under the broad category of highlighting the achievements of Asian Americans. “We're trying to do a more positive spin and look at the contributions of Asi...

Original play tackles issues with technology

Michael (Terry Mullany) battles online as the game's avatars (Grace Carter, Gui Pereira and others) fight in the game world.

Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2018

Theatrics and online gaming will collide in WHS Theater Company’s original winter show Player by Proxy this Friday. Following the story of three siblings, the play will explore how technology affects the way people interact and communicate with others. Over the years, the Theater Company [T. Co] has cove...

Course scheduling system challenges students to push their boundaries

Guidance counselor Samson Luu begins to do preliminary work for the course scheduling process.

Adi Saligrama, News Editor

February 13, 2018

Every March, WHS students make tough decisions to take certain classes at the expense of others. Due to WHS’s small grade sizes, many have difficulties taking all of the courses they request because of scheduling conflicts. Yet, many of these students have positive experiences from the alternative...

Massive turnout at 2nd Annual Macbreakfast


Alex Chaoul, Editor

January 17, 2018

          The second annual “Macbreakfast” hosted by the Weston High School English department featured 10th grade student projects on the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. This project is very different from the typical analytical essay, in which students f...

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