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Why Genevieve deserves a diploma

May 1, 2014

By Ethan Walshe Editor-in-Chief Genevieve Johnson has made the decision at the age of 94 to finally finish high school. She chose to drop out of Westford Academy in 1936 to get a job at the Abbot Mills to assist her family duri...

New test might be PARCCing at WA

February 4, 2014

By Kai-Lou Yue Business Manager Every year from 1st to 10th grade, students in Massachusetts have to take the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test during the second half of the school year. It is an un...

An unnecessary test change

February 4, 2014

By Kai-Lou Yue Business Manager This year in the spring of 2014, Massachusetts is requiring some public schools to hold field testing for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a test t...

Goldberg retires after 34 years

November 22, 2013

By Andy Dunn Staff Writer English teacher and curriculum coordinator Anita Goldberg announced she is planning to retire at the end of the month, after ten years at Westford Academy and thirty-four total years of teaching. Her time at Westford Academy is p...

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