Pictures from the Alpine Ski Team State Championships on Tuesday, February 25th.
By Kai-Lou Yue Business Manager WA Boys’ Varsity Basketball lost against Newton South last night, with a final score of 47-51.
In Friday’s game against Lincoln-Sudbury, girls basketball took home the win with a final score of 57 to 45.
The Health Occupant Students of America club hosted Westford Academy’s first Garba, a dance that originated in Gujarat, India.
Girls’ Varsity Basketball won over the Newton-South Lions on Friday night with a final score of 70-54.
In the third annual Dress Like an Element Day, the sophomore class showcased their creativity and chemical knowledge.
By Jocelyn Cote Graphic Designer After a day of doorbuster deals and early-morning shopping, many local teenagers chose to spend their Black Friday evening at Westford’s Parish Center for the Arts for a joint acoustic night and rock show. Another Westford Teen Arts Council sanctioned event, the show featured an interesting mix of open mic acoustic performances and two bands: newcomers Shirts and Shoes and local favorites The Cranks. Attendance at the show was higher than ever, with the PCA packed to the brim with audience members. The night was a success for both WTAC and all musicians involved.
By Charlotte Redman Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks, which is often shared with family and friends. On Sunday, November 24, 2013 the Geraghty family hosted the annual Geraghty Family and Friends Senior Citizen’s Thanksgiving Dinner in the Westford Academy cafeteria as a way to give back to the community and senior citizens of Westford. The event was originally set up 15 years ago by Jim Geraghty and came to be a Thanksgiving dinner due to not only his love for the holiday, but its wonderful ability to bring people together. The atmosphere on Sunday was open…
By Fatimah Nouilati Staff Writer After a great season, the Varsity Field Hockey team made it to the North Division Finals, facing off against Acton-Boxborough at North Andover. Acton-Boxborough won ending the game with a score of 3-2. Tianna Habosian and Jenna Klinka scored for WA. This game ended the season for the girls but, senior Hailey MacDonald remains optimistic. “It was an awesome, memorable season with my team and I wouldn’t change it,” she said.
By Kai-Lou Yue Business Manager Westford Academy’s varsity cheerleaders won first place during DCLs in the all-around competition against cheer teams from schools including Acton-Boxborough, Wayland, Waltham, and Newton South on November 11th. The team qualified to compete at the upcoming regional competition.
By Tim DeLouchrey Sports Liaison & Ellie Smith Feature Editor Boys’ soccer faced the Acton-Boxboro Colonials Sunday night under the lights at Alumni Stadium. It was a well-fought game that wasn’t decided until the final sixteen minutes, with Westford Academy on the wrong end. The game started out with complete domination by the Colonials. Attacking early and often, AB was in Ghost territory for the majority of the first twenty minutes of the game. Despite many great passing sequences and scoring opportunities, great defense by junior keeper Sam Brewer, junior Shane Kilday, and senior Nick Mariano kept out any potential…
By Ellie Smith Features Editor On Tuesday, WAGS suffered a tough loss to their rivals Acton-Boxborough. Both teams were evenly matched and played equally. The score remained 0-0 until an AB player scored with just six minutes remaining in the game. The close game ended in a final score of 1-0.