Saturday, June 2, 2012
Sunny skies and pride mark graduation of Weston High School's 2011-12 class.
The graduation of Weston High School's 144th class on Friday evening was marked by mild temperatures, pride, and perhaps the occasional Kleenex, as family and friends gathered to wish the class of 2012 well as they prepare for the journey ahead. Hundreds of people gathered on the Town Green, where the 175 graduates took the traditional walk from Town Hall to their seats at 5:15 p.m. And while rain is expected for much of the weekend, many attendees noted the beautiful evening, which was sunny and breezy. Speakers included Class President Tanner Skenderian and student Victoria Piccione; WHS Principal Anthony Parker; METCO director David Fuller; and Weston Superintendent Cheryl Maloney, each of whom delivered speeches that expressed pride …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Weston High School's graduation is Friday, June 1, at 5:15 p.m.
Graduation day is Friday, June 1, for members of the Weston High School senior class. Weston Patch wishes all the graduates a wonderful ceremony tomorrow, and a bright a sunny future in Weston and beyond. We'd also like to provide parents, friends, teachers, family, neighbors, and anyone who'd like to, the opportunity to wish the whole class or an individual a happy graduation. Please leave your comments, congratulations and words of advice in the comment section below. Way to go, grads!
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
With graduation this Friday, here's a quick when, where and who.
The long-awaited graduation of Weston High School’s class of 2012 is almost here. Here’s a quick guide to help you make your plans: When: Friday, June 1, at 5:15 p.m. Where: Town Green Followed by: Town Hall reception, 6:45-7:30 p.m. Graduation speakers: Tanner Skenderian, class president, and Victoria Piccione; Anthony Parker, Weston High School principal; Cheryl Maloney, Superintendent of Weston Schools; David Fuller, METCO director; and Richard Manley, Weston School Committee chair Students receiving diplomas: 175 Weather: According to weather.com, Friday might be pretty perfect for the occasion—temperatures are expected to peak at 75, with a few scattered clouds.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Harvard-bound graduation speaker reflects on past, present and future.
Victoria Piccione's accomplishments during her time at Weston High School are many, and she says the best times she had in her for four years there were with her band and her friends. Like Tanner Skenderian, who will also speak at graduation, Piccione is headed to Harvard University in the fall, where she plans to study government. Q: What activities are you involved in at WHS? In high school, I wanted to try out a little bit of everything. I played field hockey during my freshman and sophomore years. As a sophomore, I practiced policy debate, and then, as a junior, I tried out public forum and entered the International Public Policy Forum with two other students at school. I also really enjoyed softball at WHS; during my sophomore and …
Class president to speak at WHS's graduation on Friday.
Tanner Skenderian is one of two students slated to speak at Friday's 5:15 p.m. Weston High School graduation. A lifelong Weston resident, Skenderian accrued a long list of achievements during her four years at Weston High School, was this year's class president, and will attend Harvard University in the fall. As well, she has kept the Weston community apprised of school and community happenings this year as a blogger on Weston Patch. Q. You’re involved in many activities. What motivates you to participate so much? When I was in the first grade, I saw my oldest brother, TK, graduate as senior class president. I was so incredibly proud of him and who he was, I decided then that I wanted to be just like him. Not just senior class president, …