Top 10 Schools Articles in 2010
The 10 most heavily-trafficked schools articles on Weston Patch in 2010.
As in many small towns, the schools are at the heart of Weston. With a school system that is top-notch and full of smart, interested and involved students and teachers, it is no wonder Boston Magazine ranks WHS as the top high school in the state.
Be sure to check out our previous installments of this series: the top 10 arts stories, top 10 business stories, top 10 government stories, top 10 police and fire stories and top 10 sports stories. Tomorrow we'll bring you the top 10 overall stories on Weston Patch.
Here, in descending order, with the most-read story at the top, are the top 10 schools stories of 2010:
A heart-warming story about first grade teacher Melissa Carboni's annual holiday teddy bear drive to benefit children in need.
For the second year in a row, a local attorney spoke to high school parents about the legal consequences for those who allow or condone teen drinking.
Filming will begin soon on a quiz bowl-type show on WGBH, featuring students from WHS competing against other Massachusetts high schoolers.
A contingent of nurses from Regis College has been helping out nurses in Haiti, helping to keep the program alive after the earthquake last January.
The principal requested students not show up to school wearing pajamas or other non-sanctioned group outfits before Thanksgiving.
School officials urged parents to speak up if they or their children are having problems with coaches, especially when it comes to excused absences from practices.
Parents were warned about a person emailing and purporting to be a WHS student offering her babysitting services, when in reality, she was not a student at the school.
A number of WHS students volunteered at the annual Pumpkin Festival, put on every October to benefit Camp Sunshine.
A number of WHS students were selected for this year's MMEA festival, a great honor.
An article from a School Committee meeting, where they discussed school enrollment numbers and bus ridership.