Category Archives: Schools

Introducing the 2022 Weston High School Soccer Team: Subtitled Why Weston Soccer Rules Even When It Doesn’t

All right, Weston, this is so going to be a biased post because well, sometimes a spade is just a spade. Both Owlets are on the Weston HS boys soccer team and both are having a great time. Not because they are winning (Weston is currently 0-2-2) but because they are playing with friends they have had since second grade

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Blackout Tonight for Friday Night Lights: Wildcats Football

Tonight’s Friday Night Lights opener is the first home football game of the Weston High School Wildcats, who will take on the Sharon High School Eagles (cool mascot, one must admit, but ‘cats win) at 7pm on Proctor Field. Weston fans are encouraged to wear black (hence the “blackout”) but can in fact wear any color except orange unless you are

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Getting to Know Jennifer Knight, Assistant Principal of Weston HS

The Owl met new High School Assistant Principal Jennifer Knight last week, three days before official school start. Guidance and administrative staff were newly back on campus, the cafeteria floors being buffed, and the high school pond was in the process of muck-raking. The hallways were as yet empty, yet almost humming with anticipation. After a brief introduction by Principal

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Happy International (Wild)cat Day! And Fall HS Pre-Season Schedules

How is it almost time for school and yellow buses and pumpkin spice drinks? Fine, still some time left but let’s just assume there are some elementary school parents somewhere who are anxiously awaiting the supply lists of colored binders, dividers and wide-ruled spiral notebooks. Don’t even pretend that is not you, Woodland and Country parents, I see you and

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WHS Class of 2022: Kamea Johnson Is Ready to Change Our World

Weston High School graduated the amazing Class of 2022 on Friday, June 3 on the Town Green. They are amazing because of how they weathered a pandemic that cut short sophomore year, changed junior year between hybrid and in-person masked learning, and started their senior year with masks and testing. They gave up study-abroad opportunities, cut short or changed athletic

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Weston HS, MS and Field School Are Mask-Optional Starting Monday Feb 28

Communication this afternoon from Dr. Midge Connolly, WPS School Superintendent, and Jamy Gaynor, Director of Health Services, confirmed that tomorrow, February 28, 2022, will begin the next phase of Covid precautions with masks being optional for all students, faculty and staff at Weston High School, Middle School and Field School. Both Woodland and Country K-3 elementary schools are mask-required until

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School Covid Numbers Continue Downward Trend

Numbers published Thursday, January 20 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) show Weston public schools with 56 students and 7 staff testing positive in the last 7 days (1/13-1/19), compared with 67 students and 20 staff in the prior period (1/6-1/12). Numbers published on January 5 by DESE showed 81 students and 35 staff testing positive

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