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New Teacher Profile: John Nidzgorski

September 30, 2009

By Jared Joyce Staff Writer This is John Nidzgorski's first year teaching math at Westford Academy. Nidzgorski chose teaching as a profession due to his experiences as a Sunday school teacher and coaching his daughters on ...

New teacher feature: Phillip Logsdon

September 30, 2009

By: Kate Spinosa Staff Writer Phillip Logsdon is a new teacher here at Westford Academy who works in the science department. He currently teaches three Physics classes and two Engineering classes. Logsdon has always wanted...

New Teacher Profile: Scott Cruikshank

September 29, 2009

By Chris Segien Staff Writer Westford Academy has a new addition to the staff: Scott Cruikshank. Cruikshank will be teaching World History and Advanced Placement Psychology for his first year of teaching. He received the j...

Kastritis will miss students

July 2, 2009

By Alex Lee Staff Writer “In the last age of my career, you’re here to entertain me,” Jim Kastritis of the history department remarked sarcastically to his students. After thirty-five years, Kastritis is in the f...

Duffett leaves legacy

July 2, 2009

By Alexander Lee Staff Writer After thirty-five venerable years of teaching at Westford Academy, Al Duffett is planning to retire at the end of this year. Duffett has taught US history, World History, Law and Current Affairs,...

Blossom queen addresses graduates

July 2, 2009

By Natalie Holz Staff Writer Maggie Maguire knew that she wanted to be the one to give the graduation speech since her junior year. She collected ideas, and soon knew the point she wanted to bring across. After writing ...

Stow cuts back

July 2, 2009

By Ashley Wright Public Relations Editor Every year we see a couple teachers move on from WA and retire. Our own Anne Stow, a math teacher, is instead cutting back to one class. Working at WA for 35 years, Stow has really e...

Kravetz leaves on a positive note

July 2, 2009

By Aishwarya Vishwanath Staff Writer It’s goodbye to tangents, trapezoids, and transversals for math teacher Ken Kravetz as he retires this June after a 35-year long teaching career. Kravetz has taught classes in all s...

Ricardelli physically leaves

July 2, 2009

By Aishwarya Vishwanath Staff Writer After 36 years of teaching, Bob Ricardelli will retire this June. Ricardelli’s teaching career has been varied. For eight years, he taught industrial arts at the Abbot Middle School. ...

Crew up and rowing

July 2, 2009

By Elizabeth Hughes Sports Editor New to Westford Academy this year is the Westford Academy Crew Club (WACC), a group of students who compete in rowing events. These twenty-one students under Coach Ken Gifford have become a...

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