Jones excels on the field -

Monday, September 22, 2014

Boys’ Soccer Crushes Groton-Dunstable 3-0 -

Monday, September 22, 2014

Mr. WA Is Crowned -

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Clubs recruit freshmen -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New staff members -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Meet Spanish teacher Jennifer Ganley -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Logsdon returns to WA -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Meet guidance counselor Doherty -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Kravitz moves to WA -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Dowse subs in for Bonakdar -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cornwall steps in as librarian -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Q and A with Ms.Leavis -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Albu comes back to WA -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Q and A with Ms. Bernstein -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Meeting Kerry Webster -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Who is Ms. Bukuras? -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Getting to Know Mr. Duquette -

Monday, September 15, 2014

WA stunned in home opener -

Saturday, September 13, 2014

WA alumna Fitzsimmons returns to teach -

Friday, September 12, 2014

Hafferkamp runs to WA -

Friday, September 12, 2014

8 reasons to fall in love with fall

A fresh apple.

Tim DeLouchrey Sports Editor Fall is an interesting time of year. As the school year begins, mixed feelings certainly ensue. While homework is not necessarily an obligation most look forward to, there are plenty of other activities one can engage in, therefore improving their transition back into a schedule. Check out the following list provided by the WA Ghostwriter for a few suggestions on how to enhance the autumn experience. 1. Apple/ Pumpkin Picking What is fall without filling up bags of apples at your favorite orchard? Apple picking – especially in Westford – is already an annual event for…

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Editors leave parting thoughts

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Editors Ethan Walshe, Kyle Auger, Abby Cianciolo, and Jocelyn Cote share their thoughts on graduating from WA.

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Whatever you do, don’t settle

By Abigail Cianciolo Editor-in-Chief  Recently, I’ve been stopping myself to think. Thinking about high school, about friends, about life. And as I am now days away from graduating, everything I have known the last four years will begin to change, and I will have to take the lessons my time at WA has given me and bring them to the “real world.” The other morning I had a meeting with John Rogers, DECA advisor, well-known business teacher, polo shirt enthusiast, and most importantly a person that has become a close friend of mine. This was our final meeting to talk…

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We’re going to be okay

By Ethan Walshe Editorial-in-Chief I suppose I’m supposed to be overjoyed right now. I say this because I am finally done with high school, finally done with four formative years of my life. I am graduating. I am leaving the nest and moving on into what everyone else calls “real world” and the “real world” is full of its own wonders, the largest of which is of course independence. Of course, the freedoms that accompany this new independence are beyond desirable, from making my own decisions, to handling my own money, to no longer being under the constant vigilance of…

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Only time will tell what the future holds

By Jocelyn Cote Graphic Designer In freshman year, I saw My Chemical Romance play a concert in Boston. Upon leaving the show, I had an overwhelming urge to tell everyone about my experience – to share my excitement, my opinions, and the story of the night’s events. This is the night when I knew I wanted to get involved in journalism. Now, over three years later, my time with the Ghostwriter is coming to a close. Where has the time gone? However, I couldn’t have asked for a better three years writing for this publication. I have learned so many…

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Listen to the clichés

By Kyle Auger Editor-in-Chief  While laying in a pile of clothes I need to pack for the class of 2014’s Disney trip, I find myself reminiscing on my years at Westford  Academy. The first things I remember is the summer before my freshman year; I was a confusing mix of scared and excited. For some reason, when people learn that you are entering high school each and every person seems eager to share their own experiences and advice towards the big change. I still remember my frustration after hearing four aunts and three grandparents reiterating the same cliches like “get…

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Why Genevieve deserves a diploma

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Genevieve Johnson has returned to Westford Academy after a 78 year hiatus. But she will not be receiving a diploma.

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Students fund Teachers’ Week

An assortment of foods purchased by a member of Student Council for the Teacher Appreciation Week.

The Student Council organizes Teacher Appreciation Week, but it is the student members that finance it.

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A broken system

A view from inside the detention room.

By Tim DeLouchrey Sports Liasion  At 2:00 on a typical Wednesday afternoon, I did not proceed to the senior parking lot. I was, instead, on my way to the detention room. I had been tardy to school often during the third term, and it had resulted in two office detentions. To simplify the situation, I had to sit in a room for an hour because my ride to school had been running late. I do not drive myself, nor do I take the bus, so it is typically out of my hands whether I get to school on time or…

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The PARCCing Jam

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Our complete coverage on the PARCC testing.

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PARCC Soundbytes

by Kathleen McAleese, Timmy Delouchrey, Fatimah Noulati, and Alok Ganguly Managing Editor, Sports Liason, Staff Writer, and Public Relations Three junior English classes have the option to take the PARCC exam from April 9th to April 11th, and will miss classes to do so. These soundbytes are opinions about the process from juniors that are in the classes chosen to take the test.  

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Stop with the elaborate “promposals”

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Prom – the pinnacle of every teenager’s life. The greatest event you will experience in high school. In reality, it’s just the most romanticized night in your four years at Westford Academy.

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