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Upcoming Weston Against Cancer Event to Raise Money for Cancer Research

Chloe Leeds, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018

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The first annual “Weston Against Cancer” event will take place this Saturday, June 9th! The event will be held from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Lachat Town Farm. The money raised will go to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and a small portion will be donated to Lachat Town Farm. In the past, Weston has had a Relay for Life event every May which raised money for the American Cancer Society. Unfortunately, the ACS...

Weston Hosts Southern Time Trials of Special Olympics CT

Dani Hemmers, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018

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This year Weston High School was fortunate enough to host the Connecticut Special Olympics. The Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. Many students and teachers participated in this event. Volunteers were able to socialize with the athletes as well as encourage staying active to the participants with...

Prom 2018 Tops off School Year

Prom 2018 Tops off School Year

June 14, 2018

Weston High School’s annual prom was a spectacular near-end celebration for juniors and seniors. The Prom was held on Friday, May 18th in the Trumbull Marriott. The hotel started letting students in...

Making Musical Magic

Making Musical Magic

April 19, 2018

February 9, 2018 - Weston High School student magicians had the chance to perform with Arthur Lipner, an internationally renowned percussionist and composer. Lipner is also a 1976 graduate of Weston High...

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Elizabeth Enright, Section Editor

April 19, 2018

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It takes a lot of work to pull off a high school production. Just ask Hannah Dove, a member of Weston High’s tech crew who helped pull off the recent production of South Pacific. Dove was mostly involved...

Officer Joe’s Corner – March 2018

Officer Joe’s Corner – March 2018

Officer Joe Mogollon, Featured Writer

April 19, 2018

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Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment...

The First Girl On Weston High School’s Wrestling Team

Jessie Braden, Journalism Student

March 3, 2018

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“I don’t treat her any differently than any other guy on the team,” said Rick Sloat, assistant coach of the Weston High School’s Wrestling team, “She is very hardworking and keeps up with all the guys.” Sloat is referring to the newest freshman on the team, and the first girl in Weston wrestling. Jade Dayton is a 5’0 tall freshman girl with high hopes and a strong future in wrestling. Surprisingly, Jade has...

A Touching and Teaching Moment

A Touching and Teaching Moment

December 21, 2017

On Thursday, December 7, all of Weston High School’s students and staff attended a school-wide assembly called “Choices Matter.” The main speaker was Chris Sandy, a man who goes from state to state—and...

Exciting Science Research Program Coming to WHS

Exciting Science Research Program Coming to WHS

December 20, 2017

As one of the top one hundred science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) high schools in the nation, Weston High School has announced plans to offer a student-driven research program to encourage...

All My Sons Debuts at WHS

All My Sons Debuts at WHS

December 20, 2017

All My Sons debuted on November 10, 11, and 12 at Weston High School. The play describes the lives of the Keller family after losing one of their sons in WWII. Joe Keller is the patriarch who lives comfortably...

Harmonies Beat Hurricanes, Seniors Beat Juniors, Staff Beats Addiction

Harmonies Beat Hurricanes, Seniors Beat Juniors, Staff Beats Addiction

November 8, 2017

This year’s eventful spirit week started on Monday, October 2 and ended Friday, October 7. Popular sports events took place throughout the week such as dodgeball, boy’s and girl’s soccer, the Harmonies...

When Tradition Becomes Toxic: The Evolution of Powderpuff

Elizabeth Enright, Section Editor

November 8, 2017

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Perhaps it is not a surprise that one of the most popular homecoming events is one rooted in tradition, but with tradition comes age. At what point has the social and political climate changed enough to render what used to be a revolutionary event problematic? Powderpuff is an unconventional football game in which gender roles are reversed; girls act in typical male roles by playing in the game, while often male cheerleaders...

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