Wildcat Tracks

One internal candidate to be vetted for interim superintendent position

Danielle Feinstein

February 18, 2017

By Danielle Feinstein Dr. Marguerite (Midge) Connolly, an internal candidate, was the sole applicant for the interim superintendent position, School Committee announced February 8. Dr. Connolly has been the Director of Student Services for Weston Public Schools since 2015. Superintendent Robert Trem...

Boys basketball is ready to take on Saugus in their first tournament game tonight

First coaches up the wildcats in their gritty 65-54 win over Acton-Boxborough as the wildcats collect their first win of the year. PHOTO

December 20, 2016

By Matthew Garfinkel    Fans are ready to liven up the cats' den tonight for the first boys' basketball tournament game against Saugus. The bleachers should be packed for tip-off at 7.    The Wildcats trounced Martha's Vineyard 77-68 February 20 in their final regular season game, finishi...

Weston students make a statement about diversity

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December 15, 2016

By Danielle Feinstein On the morning of December 15, WHS students walked into school to find the walls and tables covered with signs such as “expose the hate”, “no disrespect”, and “insult my race, say it to my face”. The signs were bright yellow, numerous, and impossible to ignore. Along...

Administrators explain goals behind culture of kindness

Administrators explain goals behind culture of kindness

November 8, 2016

By Lauren Moran While the phrase ‘culture of kindness’ is new to most students this year, being kind is not a new school initiative according to Principal Anthony Parker. “As a new school year gets into motion, we are faced with an opportunity - an opportunity to make changes and make the ye...

Weston student excels in the Siemen’s Competition

William Zhang, Kenz Kallal, Hudson Kirtpatrick, and Aloysha Latynstev
PHOTO / Marjory Baruch

November 8, 2016

 Senior Kenz Kallal particpated in the semi-finals of the Siemen’s Competition on Saturday November 5. The Siemen's Competition nationwide science research competition for high school students. Though Kallal was not selected to continue after the regionals, being selected to advance in any level of the competition is a nationally re...

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November 7, 2016

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Guest speaker Tom Thelen encourages students to ‘Be The Change’

Thelen goes through his three step guide to deal with bullying with help from student volunteers. PHOTO//Auditya Saligrama

November 5, 2016

By Holly Hardiman and Mingming Liang    Guest speaker Tom Thelen started off the special assembly with a creative demonstration on September 27. As he talked about the “baggage” that can weigh a victim of bullying down, he wheeled a piece of luggage back and forth on the auditorium stage. ...

Students learn from speaker how to be ‘victimproof’

Thelen goes through his three step guide to deal with bullying with help from student volunteers. PHOTO//Auditya Saligrama

October 14, 2016

By Aditya Saligrama Guest speaker Tom Thelen acted as a catalyst for students to confront bullying at the anti-bullying assembly on September 27.

Weston Police wait on subpoenas to further investigate Snapchat case

September 30, 2016

By Danielle Feinstein The search continues for the identity of the individual who solicited sexually explicit photos from sophomore boys over Snapchat. Sergeant Michael Forti from the Weston Police Department confirmed over the phone this morning that the investigation is ongoing. He said the departm...

Q & A with Kathleen Baker, new language department head

Kathleen Baker with her Intermediate II Spanish class.

June 21, 2016

By Ayeh Attar Why did you apply for this job and why does it appeal to you? I think it’s exciting to try new things and learn new skills. This job appeals to me because it allows me to remain in the classroom and teach students while simultaneously affording me the opportunity to develop new skil...

Students re-vote for student body co-presidents

June 17, 2016

By Alina Hachigian After much deliberation following the disputed election of the student body co-presidents in May, the school will hold a new election in the fall said Principal Anthony Parker in a letter to the school community on June 1. This decision was made after the sitting student council offi...

Therapy dogs visit Weston

WHS students hang out with therapy dogs to reduce stress  after their finals. PHOTO/ Maddie Epperson

June 17, 2016

By Julia Kendall As finals week is coming to an end, WHS had some special visitors: therapy dogs. After the math final on Thursday, June 16, the BuildOn Club, an organization that works to help education and learning in all areas of the world, brought several dogs of all shapes and sizes to the...

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