by Alok Ganguly Staff Writer On Monday May 13th, the WA boys tennis team played a long match against the Acton Boxboro team. WA finished off the day with 4 wins and only one loss, crushing their rivals. The Ghostwriter was there to chronicle the event.
By Abby Cianciolo Photography Editor This past week, the Westford Academy DECA club competed in the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California. Twenty five students from WA competed and all did well in their large groups of competition. With over 16,000 other people at the conference, the competition is steep. Senior Nick McMaster, juniors Jayne Pilachowski and Ben Woodward, and freshman Akhilesh Samant placed in their categories. Samant was an international finalist in his category of Principles of Marketing. Check out our slideshow of the competition below.
By Jocelyn Cote Reviews Editor The Westford Academy Grey Ghosts varsity baseball team faced off against Lawrence Academy on Monday night. Unfortunately, the Ghosts lost 10-2 against the Spartans. The Ghosts are currently 3-6-0 this season, and their next game is away versus Newton South on Wednesday.
By Alok Ganguly Staff Writer On Friday, April 26th, Westford Academy’s girls’ tennis team won a match against the Lincoln Sudbury team, and the Ghostwriter was there to take pictures of our team in action.
By Amy Keum Staff Writer On April 20th, the Westford Academy Girls’ Lacrosse team went up against lacrosse powerhouse North Andover. It was a close game between the two strong forces but WA won 9-8, continuing their winning streak. They are 9-0 in total this season.
By Craig Brinkerhoff Staff Writer This spring the Marine Biology classes once again took to the halls of Westford Academy, putting up masking-tape animals. Last winter is was a variety of whales and other sea creatures, however this time around the class is displaying different species of sharks and manta rays. The animals are made to scale, and the finished products feature small biographies on the species. These life-size animals make quite the statement about the true size of these creatures. Following in line with the last phase of sea animals, the class is using this as an educational experience….
by Alok Ganguly Staff Writer On Friday April 12th, students were able to take part in a showcase to alleviate stress before the upcoming break. The Ghostwriter was able to pay a visit to all of the activities offered.
By Alok Ganguly Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 3rd, Westford Academy’s track team matched up against both Boston Latin and Concord Carlisle. Westford Academy pulled away with a victory over both teams.
By Tim DeLouchrey Staff Writer WA’s high school and rec ball teams squared off Thursday night in the annual Night of Roundball. It was an exciting night for Rec and school players alike. The scores were not very close, however – the WA seniors’ Rec All-star team defeated the JV basketball team 51-15. The teams exchanged baskets on the first possession but from then on, it was the seniors in charge of the game. Cole Barnshaw hit a deep 3-pointer early in the game to get the crowd and the senior bench cheering. The Sophomore Rec All-star team faced off…
By Jocelyn Cote Reviews Editor Yesterday evening, Westford Academy’s Girls’ Varsity Basketball team faced off against Bedford. Although the score fluctuated throughout the game, the Grey Ghosts pulled through, winning 56-46.
By Jocelyn Cote Reviews Editor On Monday night, a freezing rain storm hit the city of Boston, but this didn’t stop a flock of devoted fans of Las Vegas rockers The Killers from braving the elements to see one of America’s most celebrated bands of the 21st century. The concert was held at Boston University’s Agganis Arena, an almost intimate venue for the band. The 7,000 capacity arena was rumored to have sold out in two minutes when tickets went on sale this past September. Last week, The Killers had to indefinitely postpone three shows, including their gig at New…
By Craig Brinkerhoff Staff Writer For a few weeks now students have been noticing painter’s tape animals appearing on the wall all over the school. These animals are the product of teacher Jennifer Girardi’s Marine Biology Classes. Fifteen rolls of painter’s tape later, there are eighteen total animals put up around Westford Academy, each made to scale of the actual size of the animal. These were evenly divided into six animals for each of Girardi’s 3 CP1 courses. “It was challenging but fun. I learned a lot,” said junior Molly Ryan. While the whales are stealing the spotlight, in actuality all marine…