Wilton Mock Trial members pose for a yearbook photo over Zoom.

Wilton students overcome challenges in a year of determination

Avery Baumel, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

Entering high school is often a scary and uncertain process. Clubs and sports can be a welcome way to form valuable friendships and ease some of that anxiety, but for this year’s freshman class, the...

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Ava Marini interviews the students of Wilton High School to find an open window into life in Wilton.

Talk of the School: June 2021

Ava Marini, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

The scale at which COVID-19 entered the world is something that no one could have predicted. While schools have only endured a year in this pandemic, the physical, social, and mental casualties will be...

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College decision reaction videos have gone viral all over the internet, often garnering millions of views.

College Olympics

Joy Ren, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

A strained pause, a moment of disbelief, an “oh my god”, and it becomes clear. She’s been accepted.  During her college application season in high school, Nina Wang had applied to twenty schools,...

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Wilton High School, despite its vast campus, thrives due to the immense efforts of often unappreciated staff members.

Hidden Gems

Bella Andjelkovic, Joy Ren, and Lora Simakova May 26, 2021

Human. A quality that is unique to none and shared by all of society. As a species, humanity relies on identity to make them different, such as their behavior, personality, and past experiences. So why...

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Social selling becomes the basis for the attention-seeking craving people have.

Watch Me

Lora Simakova, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2021

We crave attention. It’s the human in us. Social selling is the act of using social platforms to present oneself in a desirable way. It often refers to the establishment and expansion of sales products...

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J. Cole released his new outstanding album, “The Off-Season,” on May 14, 2021.

J. Cole brings success with “The Off-Season”

Lora Simakova, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

Killa, it’s The Off-Season. Initially titled “The Fall Off,” but now called “The Off-Season,” J. Cole’s new album is  not one to disappoint. It’s been three years since the rapper released...

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“Icarus” is not one to miss

Piper Chase, Guest Writer May 1, 2021

“They are all doping.”  Anti-doping scientist Don Catlin states the facts plain and simple. In a modern world dominated by professional sports, athletes often use dangerous anabolic steroids to...

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Mark Bozzuti-Jones interviews the students of Wilton High School to find an open window of life at Wilton.

Talk of the School: April 2021

Mark Bozzuti-Jones, Guest Writer April 21, 2021

Once again, the season has changed, and with it comes adversity. The tree with leaves on every branch is now half molted, and the remaining leaves are maintaining social distance. These leaves are Cohort...

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Many colleges and universities around the countries have decided to go test-optional from 2021 and on.

Admission anxiety: the dreaded switch

Ava Marini, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought great anxiety and dread to many higher education-seeking high school students. Colleges and universities have been adapting their application processes since March of...

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Advocates of President Trump protest for their leader on January 6th, 2021.

Outraged protestors storm Capitol Hill

Lora Simakova, Editor-in-Chief January 15, 2021

Tragedy hit as both chambers of Congress were pushed to shelter-in-place in the U.S. Capitol Building. A handful of security officers pointed their service weapons at the door, and strikes were heard as...

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