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News Brief: Window Dance Ensemble hosts Movie Night

News Brief: Window Dance Ensemble hosts Movie Night

Natalie Hsu
May 18, 2017
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On May 17th, 18th, and 19th, WHS' Window Dance Ensemble will be holding Movie Night, the team’s last dance performance of the year. Seniors Maddie Moran, Lulu Phillip, and Marina Melero are this year’s team captains and directed all the choreography. The title Movie Night was based off of the...

“We The People” posters hung around WHS

“We The People” posters hung around WHS

Natalie Hsu
May 11, 2017
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Walking down the hallway, you see posters with shades of red, white, and blue peeking at you through the open doors to classrooms. Shepard Fairey's “We The People” posters have been placed around Wayland High School. English teacher Sara Snow began to spread the posters around the school when she...

Artist of the Week: Julia De Los Reyes

Artist of the Week: Julia De Los Reyes

Hannah Rice
May 9, 2017
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Sophomore Julia De Los Reyes’s passion for the violin started years ago when she was among the many third graders interested in elementary school orchestra. “I started playing the violin on a complete whim; I had no idea what I was getting myself into,” De Los Reyes said. When De Los Reyes...

WHS juniors to participate in MAEA Art-All State

WHS juniors to participate in MAEA Art-All State

Olivia Waldron and Jackie Stoller
May 8, 2017
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On June 9th and 10th, WHS juniors Marjorie Ladas and Shaelee Comettant will be attending the MAEA Art All-State, a two-day program where high school juniors from across the state create collaborative art installations with the help of working artists. “I feel honored to have been selected to apply...

The Play’s the Thing (32 photos)

The Play’s the Thing (32 photos)

Anika Das and Veronika Golod
May 8, 2017
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Students perform in the spring play, "The Play's the Thing."

Students perform in spring band concert (16 photos)

Students perform in spring band concert (16 photos)

Jay Abdella
May 8, 2017
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WHS students perform in the spring band concert on Thursday.

Spring Play Preview

Spring Play Preview

Veronika Golod
April 28, 2017
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With "The Play's The Thing" opening at last, students in the Wayland High School Theater Ensemble have been staying late after school for weeks on end. They rehearse a mash-up between William Shakespeare's plays "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which will be the last play drama teacher Richard...

Orchestra and chorus perform in Pops concert (26 photos)

Orchestra and chorus perform in Pops concert (26 photos)

Natalie Hsu and Veronika Golod
April 26, 2017
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Members of the chorus and orchestra perform in the Pops concert on April 12.  

Artist of the Week: Sidney Toga

Artist of the Week: Sidney Toga

Kyle Chen
April 12, 2017
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The stage lights go on, blinding the young man as the song starts. His fellow singers’ voices rise together in unison, blending into a gentle, mellow background. Swaying to the music, they form a loose semicircle around him. He takes a deep breath and steps forward into the spotlight, opening his mouth...

WHS hosts spring college a cappella concert (video)

WHS hosts spring college a cappella concert (video)

Hannah Rice, Andrew D'Amico, and Conor Keating
April 10, 2017
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WHS hosted three college groups in the CAPA Spring College A Cappella Concert.

Q&A with Scholastic Art Award Winners

Q&A with Scholastic Art Award Winners

Kyle Chen and Kevin Wang
April 6, 2017
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  Freshman Amelia Ao: What awards did you win? I won four [Silver Keys] and one honorable mention for drawings. Was this the first year you entered? If not, what year? No. I entered both last year and two years ago. Was this the first year you won something? [Last year], I won a Silver...

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