Weston Warhorse

Senior Editorial: Ashley Aron

Ashley Aron, Editor-in-Chief

June 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Leaving the town and the community that has been my whole world for a lifetime is a drastic change that I never thought I would be ready for. Not only will I be leaving my family and friends, I will be leaving Weston’s safe, enriching environment which is all I have ever known. I will have to learn how to deal with the challenges of living alone and establishing myself in a new community. I will not only deal with the a...

The Aftermath of APs

The Aftermath of APs

June 14, 2018

For many juniors and seniors, the first two weeks of May were a whirlwind of hastily-made study guides, prep books, No.2 pencils, and intimidating instructions by the College Board as Weston High School...

April Fool’s — How Many Participate?

Sarina Shah, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

April Fool’s Day is known nationally as a day to pull pranks on family and friends. But how much do people participate in this tradition? April Fool’s Day takes place on April 1st. The holiday became popularized in the 19th century and had continued to spread rapidly into the 21 century. Children’s excitement of planning and following through on pranks are what fuel this tradition. Adults even look back on their childhood...

Is Weston Dog Park Barking up the Wrong Tree?

Is Weston Dog Park Barking up the Wrong Tree?

Catrin Zharry, Section Editor

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On May 5, 2016, Weston resident Maria Calamito-Proto introduced the idea of the Weston Dog Park in the Town Hall. The following month, Weston Animal Control Officer Mark Harper proposed the Moore Property...

It Sure Doesn’t Feel Like Spring Yet…

It Sure Doesn’t Feel Like Spring Yet…

April 19, 2018

Our first day of ‘spring’ (if you could even call it that) this year was Monday, March 19th. However, it sure doesn’t seem like it’s here with all the piles of snow covering our backyards and snow...

Putting Away the Need for Lockers

Putting Away the Need for Lockers

Catrin Zharry, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Walking around the school, most students don’t give the tall, blue lockers a second glance. Considering how important they seem to high school life, based on their portrayal on television as being customizable...

The Fight to Write

The Fight to Write

December 21, 2017

  When you walk into your English classroom on the day of an essay, what do you fear most? Is it the potential of getting a bad grade, the difficulty of writing, or just the boredom often associated w...

Why Books Stay on Their Shelves in WHS’s Library

Why Books Stay on Their Shelves in WHS’s Library

November 8, 2017

The discussion about how reading is becoming more obsolete in modern day goes hand in hand with the familiar argument about how technology has influenced today’s youth. A poll of the Weston High School...

Is it time for Weston to Start Celebrating LGBT History Month?

Is it time for Weston to Start Celebrating LGBT History Month?

November 8, 2017

The October calendar passed out by Mr. Jorge to his APUSH class at the beginning of the month announces that it  is LGBT History Month, but LGBT history isn’t taught in any history class at Weston. LGBT...

Red Cross or Red Flag: The Case Against Faulty Fundraising

Red Cross or Red Flag: The Case Against Faulty Fundraising

Momo Burns-Min, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With all the talk of recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is important to know how to help--and how not to help. With all the talk of recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is important to know how to...

The Implications of the Student Leadership Pledge

The Implications of the Student Leadership Pledge

October 4, 2017

Recently, the administration decided that the Captain’s Pledge was a pledge that all student leaders should be required to uphold. “We decided to create a student leadership pledge for all student...

The Phone Pouch Problem

The Phone Pouch Problem

Graham Young, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Let’s face it: phone pouches don’t work. To many students, those big blue organizers are nothing more than another way to take attendance. In addition, they threaten the ability to have a little bit...

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