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The Real Sport

October 19, 2009

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Alexander Lee Staff Writer What is a sport? The Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary says “an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature”. Despite this definition, most peo...

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...

Freshman: Frightening or Facile?

September 29, 2009

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By Peter Fidrych Staff Writer It’s the thought on every eighth grader's mind: high school. Whether you’re the bravest of the brave or so weak-minded that you fear yourself, the daunting, looming thought of high school fo...

WA students react to Obama’s address

September 9, 2009

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By Barbara Morrison Editor-In-Chief A surprising issue has ignited the nation. Rather than the now commonplace debates, even fights, over health-care reform, news programs have been ablaze with disagreements over Presiden...

This is our school too

July 2, 2009

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By Barbara Morrison News Editor Westford has a tolerance issue. As much as it is concealed, dismissed despite lip service given to “tolerance” in the Westford Academy mission statement, and denied because- we’re Westford,...

Gay issues at WA: personal not public

July 2, 2009

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By Tim Jordan Staff Writer Westford Academy is a public high school, which means it is a place of learning offered to all young adults in Westford. In order to create a positive learning environment, students should feel saf...

Things I will (and will not) miss

July 2, 2009

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By Stephanie Errera Editor-in-chief I will miss talking to friends at our lockers. I will not miss trying to fit everything inside of my locker. I will miss driving to school everyday and talking to people in the park...

Graduate reflects, gives advice

July 2, 2009

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By Anu Purohit Editor-in-chief I always thought that “senior year just flies by” was a cliché statement. But sitting here today, as I reflect on my years here at Westford Academy, I could never be too sure of the true...

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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