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  • Newsflash: Week of April 25th, 2016

    Newsflash: Week of April 25th, 2016

    Shirley Zhou '18 and Derrick Zhao '18

    April 28, 2016

    The Panama Papers: Big Names Involved in Big Leaks The world-wide scandal, which began on April 12th, caused by the leaking of 11 million documents from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, has affected numerous famous authorities, politicians, businessmen, and country leaders. The Panama Papers were leaked by an anonymous source to a German newspaper, and then quickly spread around the globe... READ MORE »»

    11 million documents from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, has affected numerous famous authorities, politicians, businessmen, and country leaders.

  • To Quit is Not an Option

    To Quit is Not an Option

    Sofia Flores '18, Staff Writer and Editor

    March 25, 2016

    Sports psychologists observe the impact of an athlete’s mindset, readying athletes to overcome obstacles in games and improve their performance and confidence. But, how do student-athletes cope with a loss? How much of an effect does it have on their academic lives? Some students believe skipping out on their academic priorities after losing a game is excusable, Mr. Thompson, Director of Psychological... READ MORE »»

    Photo of Tom Brady during an NFL game.

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  • Cum Laude Induction

    Cum Laude Induction

    Danny Hong '17, Staff Writer/Editor

    March 25, 2016

    The Cum Laude Induction was held during assembly on January 15, 2016. According to the Williston student handbook, “the Cum Laude Society, is a national organization that recognizes high academic achievement in independent secondary schools. Students eligible for election are those seniors who, in the judgment of the faculty membership, combine academic excellence and achievement with honorable... READ MORE »»

    Twelve students were inducted into the Cum Laude Society.

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Campus News

The Cornerstone of The Willistonian

Sideya Dill '16, Managing Editor

Ms. Adrienne Mantegna is currently the Head of Williston’s English Department, the faculty advisor to The Willistonian, and a teacher of both English and the school’s journalism course. Unfortunately, Ms. Mantegna will be leaving Williston at the e...  Read More »

May 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Reunion Weekend: Everything You Need To Know

Danielle Grant '16, Top Editor

Reunion Weekend is coming up next month on May 13th and its slightly different this year. For the first time, school will be in session while alumni are on campus to reunite with their past peers. The reason for this is because as we all know by now,...  Read More »

May 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Achieving Proctorship

Nick Day '17, Staff Writer and Editor

Proctor applications were due on March 4, 2016, and there are a lot of people who are waiting on news of if they will be a proctor in their dorm of choice next year. Students were chosen Sunday March 10, to be given the chance to have an interview...  Read More »

May 5, 2016 • 0 comments

A Conversation with Ms. Kretchmar

Ruby McElhone Yates '21, Middle School Contributor

When you walk into the Middle School you are entering a friendly and warm atmosphere. Much of this inviting environment is due to the faces that greet you as you walk in, including Ms. Linda Kretchmar, Administrative Asst. to the Director of the Middle....  Read More »

May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Traveling the World With Mr. Seamon May 2, 2016
  • WIlliston Math Team: Solving Problems and Having Fun May 1, 2016
  • Williston Artists Shine in the College Process April 21, 2016

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Sports

How Does Surgery Affect An Athlete’s Mindset?

Nick Schofield '17, Staff Writer/Editor

Over the course of an athlete’s careers, they are bound to get injured at least once. In some cases, injuries can be as bad as a hang nail. Other in...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

The Retirement of Kobe Bryant and David Ortiz

Nick Schofield '17, Staff Writer/Editor

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the sport of basketball lost one of its major icons, Kobe Bryant. The 2015-2016 season was considered the “retirement tour”...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

‘Til Next Season

Nick Day '17, Staff Writer/Editor

“You’re out for the rest of the season!” This is the single most heart-wrenching sentence an athlete can hear. Athletes knows that every time they...  Read More »

April 18, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Syracuse’s Improbable Run April 9, 2016
  • To Quit is Not an Option March 25, 2016
  • Ski Team Competes At New England Championships March 25, 2016

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Community Voices

Where Are You Going To College Next Year

Danielle Grant '16, Top Editor

This is probably the question that seniors here at Williston and all over the United States hear the most a...  Read More »

May 5, 2016

Achieving Proctorship

Nick Day '17, Staff Writer and Editor

Proctor applications were due on March 4, 2016, and there are a lot of people who are waiting on news...  Read More »

May 5, 2016

Mr. Pilgrim Spotlight

Ben Chmielewski '16, Staff Writer and Editor

Have you ever wondered what happens when you graduate from Williston? Will you stay in touch with people...  Read More »

May 3, 2016

  • The Class of 2016, Over the Years April 18, 2016
  • ‘Til Next Season April 18, 2016
  • Are Williston Students Reading Enough? April 10, 2016
  • Williston Students and The 2016 Presidential Election April 9, 2016

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