Hot meal options on September 24, 2021 at Wilton High School feature rice, chicken, and green beans.

Opinion: Chartwells’ Chicken – Can We Call it ‘Oriental’?

Joy Ren, Managing Editor October 14, 2021

Lunch is usually a time for students to unwind and relax, offering delicious and nutritious meals to get students through their hectic schedules. However, at one school in Connecticut, students were confused...

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The tenor saxophones and low brass section of the Wilton High School Band rehearse their marching show, titled “Life on Mars”.

Mr. Williams makes Wilton High School’s marching band out of this world

Bella Andjelkovic and Joy Ren October 14, 2021

Breathe in, breathe out.  One step at a time. Not too fast. Not too slow. 1, 2, 3, 4… 1, 2, 3, 4…  A stampede of students carrying silver-keyed clarinets, brass colored saxophones, and wide-rimmed...

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

College Olympics

Joy Ren, Managing Editor 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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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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Many new government employees are now working in and around the White House as a result of America’s new presidency.

A new era

Grace DiBuono-Krafick, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

As 2021 and a new presidency begins, the majority of America hopes for change, healing, unity, and reconciliation. As part of the new Biden-Harris administration, a record number of government officials...

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Sebastian Alas has developed into a young artist; one day hoping to become a true extraordinaire.

Finding a passion: A young artist

Lora Simakova, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2021

"Heavenly shades of night are falling It's twilight time Out of the mist your voice is calling 'Tis twilight time"   Everyone has a passion; an intense, driving, or overmastering...

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Students around the world breathe new life into old holiday traditions as the pandemic interrupts their plans.

Home for the holidays?

Ria Raniwala, Managing Editor December 22, 2020

"It just isn't the same," Ava said. As the days get shorter and the holidays start rolling around, it's difficult not to feel a sense of nostalgia for how this time might have been spent last year....

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Before he was kidnapped, passionate journalist and activist Itai Dzamara wrote and protested for equal rights In Zimbabwe.

“We live in fear”

Grace DiBuono-Krafick, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

On the morning of March 9, 2015, Zimbabwean journalist and activist Itai Dzamara disappeared. Five people, dressed as civilians, handcuffed him in his neighborhood, threw him into the back of a white van...

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