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Cooking Club Shakes (and Bakes) Things Up

October 15, 2009

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Stefanie Doucette Staff Writer Mindy Zhang, a junior at Westford Academy, is cooking up fun with the brand new Cooking Club. Every Wednesdays after school, Zhang, president of the club, and 26 other aspiring chefs meet to ...

10 years of change, reflection, even regression; The Laramie Project

October 14, 2009

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By Barbara Morrison Editor-in-Cheif Last night, Westford Academy was one of 100 locations around the country and 150 locations around the world, in a total of 12 countries, to put on the first ever staged reading of the La...

New Teacher Profile: Amanda Lorenzo

October 13, 2009

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By: James Knowles Staff Writer Amanda Lorenzo is a first year teacher at Westford Academy after departing from Salem High School in Salem, NH. Lorenzo has four years teaching experience prior to her job at WA. Read More ...

Band Uniforms: Hit or Miss?

October 6, 2009

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by Maimuna Ahmad and Sangeetha Sankaran In reflection of the new style and new instructor of the marching band, WA is sporting a brand new uniform.  Under the instruction of the head of middle school band, Mr. Arsenault, this yea...

NEASC set to evaluate WA this month

October 2, 2009

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By Stefanie Doucette Staff Writer Despite having been hanging on every wall for the past year, not many students can recite the mission statement in its entirety. This is stirring up panic throughout the WA community of facul...

Westford Academy’s New Tardy Policy

October 2, 2009

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By Patrick Martell Staff Writer At Westford Academy, there has been much discussion this year about the new tardy policy. Last year, first block officially started at 7:35, but students could show up as late as 7:40 and stil...

The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later Premieres at WA

October 1, 2009

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By Kendall McElroy Staff Writer Westford Academy has been chosen to be one of 100 locations to do a reading of a follow up to The Laramie Project, a successful play that debuted in early 2000. The new script is titled The Lar...

Westford Academy’s stance on healthcare reform

September 30, 2009

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By Maria Hodgins Staff Writer In recent months, the issue that has sparked the most controversy amongst Americans has been healthcare reform. Even Westford Academy appears to have taken a stance on the subject. The public option in ...

An interview with Mr. Antonelli

September 30, 2009

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Stephanie Gagnon & Theresa Yuan Staff Writers Since the Ghostwriter is now online, we had the opportunity to create  a video interview with Mr. Antonelli, the principal of Westford Academy. He spoke with us about his...

Ghostwriter Guides: Advice Column

September 29, 2009

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By Wenting Mao Staff Writer From the Desk of Chamomile and Chicory There’s only two things that you need to know about us: one, we’re the Ghostwriter’s advice gurus, and two, we’re here to listen to your problems ...

Final musings before return to Germany

July 2, 2009

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By Natalie Holtz Staff Writer The dream of spending time abroad has been in my head for a really long time, however, it was more like an abstract idea, and the word “exchange year” did not seem like it had a meaning to it. D...

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