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Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Joyce Wu
April 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Student Art, WSPN

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
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, MOTS/React, Recent Posts, WSPN

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
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, WSPN

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
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

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
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

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
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

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
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, WSPN

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...

Artist of the Week: Jesse Wang

Artist of the Week: Jesse Wang

Kevin Wang
March 6, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Spotlight, Student Art, WSPN

The dark wood of the elephantine instrument glistened as the small boy stared at it in awe. He picked up the bow, placed it on the string and struck out a note. The bass resonated with a deep rumble. The wire of the string quivered back and forth, the delicate vibrations expanding like a ripple of water...

Artist of the Week: Ella Johnson

Artist of the Week: Ella Johnson

Jackie Stoller and Olivia Waldron
March 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Spotlight, Student Art, WSPN

Junior Ella Johnson walks into the center of the stage, a spotlight shining on her face. The group starts and she begins singing her solo in an auditorium filled with people. Johnson joined the Muses, an all female A Capella group her freshman year and has been in the group ever since. “I am...

News Brief: Spring play auditions to begin March 2

News Brief: Spring play auditions to begin March 2

Natalie Hsu
March 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Recent Posts, Showcase

Starting Thurs. March 2, drama teacher Richard Weingartner will begin to hold auditions for the spring play. The play is a combination of Shakespeare's Hamlet and Midsummer's Night Dream. Weingartner describes Hamlet as a "revenge tragedy" with "one character avenging his father's death" and describes...

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