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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...

Ghostwriter goes green

July 2, 2009

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By Ashley Wright Public Relations Editor Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The WA newspaper is being revamped. Readers will no longer get their newspapers at school lunch, but online. Janet Fonden, advisor of the newspape...

The real “zero tolerance” policy

July 2, 2009

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By Barbara Morrison News Editor It is not a surprise to most Westford Academy students that drug and alcohol use is present, if not commonplace among students. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which is admin...

WA students to be active participants in NEASC visit

July 2, 2009

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By Stephanie Errera Editor-In-Chief On October 18th, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges committee will arrive at Westford Academy. The committee will be made up of a chairperson and an assistant chairperson, as well ...

New English class to allow creativity

July 2, 2009

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By Neha Kumar Staff Writer This year as students pored over course selection sheets for next year’s schedules, the list probably looked familiar, except for a few additions. Under the bold heading “English Electives,” a third ...

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