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Wall Street to Westborough

Wall Street to Westborough

By Miara Sasdi and Corina Gencarelli   Ms. Chandley, one of the new physical education teachers this school year at Westborough High School, has also  joined the high school girls basketball program as the varsity assistant coach. With the need of a new assistant coach, she gladly took on the…

A Student’s First Hand Experience with the California Wildfires

A Student’s First Hand Experience with the California Wildfires

By:  Marisa Papagelis and Sarissa Volin In December, Southern California was ravaged with wildfires.  There were over 29 wildfires and six of which caused widespread devastation to surrounding communities.  Over 230,000 people had to evacuate their homes as over 282,000 acres were burned.   As a part of an East…

MVPwear: Dressing Westborough Since 2011

MVPwear: Dressing Westborough Since 2011

By Haley Welsh and Emma West When co-owners Cheryl Lentine and Jill Weckwerth combined their respective companies in 2011 to create MVPwear, their goal was to provide high quality girls’ lacrosse gear to players in Massachusetts. Little did they know, it would grow into so much more than that. While…

Living with My Mother’s Cancer

Living with My Mother’s Cancer

By:  Grace Green On December 7, 2016, both my grandmother and mother were diagnosed with uterine and breast cancer respectively. My mom started chemotherapy right away because she had a rapidly spreading form of breast cancer that had already reached her lymph nodes. This was round two with uterine cancer…

Taylors Road to Williams College

Taylors Road to Williams College

By Grace Green   Senior WHS soccer goalie Chelsea Taylor’s final season of playing soccer at WHS has been anything but normal. During her club season last spring Taylor suffered a shoulder injury that required surgery and left her on the sidelines this fall. Taylor wore a brace last spring…

Time to Destigmatize Mental Health: My Story

Time to Destigmatize Mental Health: My Story

by: Alexa Erickson In today’s society, people suffering mental health conditions often feel ashamed and embarrassed to see therapists even though these professionals will give them the help they need.    In reality, seeking professional help for conditions such as anxiety or depression is no different from going to the dentist…

Birks are back at WHS

Birks are back at WHS

by:  Audrey Soukup and Emily Bruck   Walking around WHS, you’ll be sure to notice the many students participating in this revival trend by switching out their once cute and peppy shoes for an ugly pair of sandals called birkenstocks. You may wonder, what’s so trendy about those ugly things?…

TBH, this app exploded overnight.

TBH, this app exploded overnight.

By:  Johanna Pellegrino A cross between social media and a game, the TBH app whose name means “To Be Honest” allows user to anonymously compliment their friends.  Facebook bought the three month old app in October and the app now has over 5 million downloads.  Users also have sent over…

NBA All-Star Roster Remix

NBA All-Star Roster Remix

By:  Zach Walker and Will Burger   On Tuesday, September 29, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced major changes to the NBA All-Star Game that will begin to take effect in the upcoming 2018 game in Los Angeles. The 67th All-Star Game will…

WHS Social Worker Donates Her Time and Skills to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

WHS Social Worker Donates Her Time and Skills to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

By: Jalen Worstell Westborough High School’s CSS (Center for Student Success) social worker, Ms.Balacco, recently traveled to Houston, Texas with the Red Cross Foundation to help those in need of mental health support after Hurricane Harvey. The hurricane touched down in Texas in  September causing $29.8 million dollars worth of…

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