Depression Is More Than Just Sadness | WHS Mental Health Series

Samantha Vega-Torres, Senior Writer | April 11, 2019

It is not uncommon to feel under the weather or to fall into a depressive-like state for a short period of time, but what about when that feeling takes a lot longer to go away? Mental Health America explained “Teens need adult guidance more than ever to understand all the emotional and physical changes they are experiencing. When teens’ moods disrupt their ability to function on a day-to-day basis,...

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Is That Really Giving You Anxiety? | WHS Mental Health Series

Samantha, Senior Writer | April 9, 2019

In the previous article titled Why Are They So Stressed Out? the balance between work and play was considered to be a healthy platform in stress management. Can that balance also assist with anxiety? From a study conducted by The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Anxiety disorders affect 25.1% of children between 13 and 18 years old. That includes the entire period of high school, and...

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Dance Theatre

Jovia Nakalembe, Writer | March 7, 2019

Dance Theatre is the union of dance and theatrical methods of stage performances to create a show. You feel completely free range as you try to express something, to use a whole variety of theatrical materials like dance, singing, dressing up, cause and effect. At Waltham High School, Dance Theatre takes place during the winter in January. Deborah Finnell, Dance Theater program director, and her...

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Waltham High School Play – The Curious Incident Of The Dog in the Night-Time

Richard Gill | February 28, 2019

  The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time by Mark Haddon was performed in Waltham Highschool and directed by Jesse Bastarache. The main theme of the play is fear, the world is a dangerous place in the eyes of Christopher (the main character), which has to due to his ability to control his daily life. Although the play had intriguing special effects and superb acting, it had some blunders...

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