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The Question: public information with personal implications

December 15, 2009

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By Barbara Morrison Editor-in-Chief As a senior in high school every student has to accept that they will not talk about anything but their college plans for the next year. At every family gathering, holiday party, lunch ta...

Has censorship been taken too far?

December 10, 2009

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By Chris Segien Staff Writer When the sports announcements suddenly ended on Friday, November 13, many at WA thought that it was part of the joke that Seniors Cam Close and Jon Schiavone were pulling as part of their segment ...

Eighth grade lies? maybe not.

November 16, 2009

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By: James Knowles Staff Writer It has been rumored that the freshman at Westford Academy feel that their eighth grade teachers have been misrepresenting facts about the high school experience. Eighth grade teachers express ...

Students Angry Over No-Sign Policy for Pep Rally

November 12, 2009

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Stefanie Doucette staff writer This year, Westford Academy administration made the controversial ban of all student made signs during the pep rally on October 23. video after jump. Read More »...

Coffee Smackdown

November 9, 2009

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By Shannon Donahue Staff Writer With two coffee shops in town, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Starbucks, Westford Academy students have the option to drink either coffee. The debate recently came up as to which was the better drink,...

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...

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