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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
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Spotlight, Student Art, WSPN

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...

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Joyce Wu
April 4, 2017
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A girl sits in front of a blank canvas, pondering her next move. The colored pens and pencils are all lined up neatly beside her, for her convenience. Twirling the pen in her hand, she envisions what the white piece of paper could become. Exhaling, she puts the pen to the paper, slowly but steadily making...

Q&A with MMEA All-State attendees

Q&A with MMEA All-State attendees

Kevin Wang and Kyle Chen
April 4, 2017
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On March 10th and 11th, a select group of 16 WHS students performed in various bands, orchestras, and choirs at the MMEA All-State Festival at Boston's Symphony Hall. WSPN interviewed six of these students about their experiences during the festival. Freshman Brendan Ho, Violin What was your favorite pa...

Relay for Life hosts coffee house (15 photos)

Relay for Life hosts coffee house (15 photos)

Meg Trogolo
March 30, 2017
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Wayland's Relay for Life team hosted a coffee house in the media center.

A look at the making of Senior Show

A look at the making of Senior Show

Anika Das
March 28, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, WSPN

Every March, WHS seniors put on a variety show made up of skits and dances mainly organized by students, with little help from class advisors. The Class of 2017 held their senior show on March 17 and 18 after two months of preparation. That preparation began in mid-January, when EBoard members chose...

Class of 2017 presents annual Senior Show (video)

Class of 2017 presents annual Senior Show (video)

Natalie Hsu
March 27, 2017
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The Class of 2017 performed in the annual Senior Show.

WHS hosts Wayland Sings (24 photos)

WHS hosts Wayland Sings (24 photos)

Audrey Camacho and Jay Abdella
March 15, 2017
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WHS hosts singers from Happy Hollow, Loker, Claypit Hill, and the Wayland Middle School in the annual Wayland Sings concert.

WHS hosts String Jam (31 photos)

WHS hosts String Jam (31 photos)

Audrey Camacho
March 13, 2017
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Orchestras from all of Wayland's public schools played in the annual String Jamboree.

[Title of Show] cast discusses performance and process

[Title of Show] cast discusses performance and process

Natalie Hsu
March 8, 2017
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WHS seniors Jenia Brewington, Sophia Calder, Andrea Ponce and Clare Lippincott performed the Broadway musical [Title of Show] on Friday and Saturday. The modified play follows four actors, Jenny, Hunter, Susan and Heidi, as they write a musical about writing a musical. The seniors changed one of the...

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