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A bassist with a beat in the library

A bassist with a beat in the library

Erica Van Sciver
October 28, 2009
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Editor's Picks

If there was a shade of a doubt in anyone's mind, we here at WSPN now have absolute proof that teachers don't spend every waking moment grading papers. Ms. Erin Dalbec, the Media Center Director and Photography teacher, leads another life outside of the library as the bassist of The Beatings, a success...

Greek poet to read at WHS

Greek poet to read at WHS

Jefi Varghese
October 7, 2009
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment

She hails from Greece, is one of Greece's best-known and most beloved poets, and is a beloved honorary member of the Wayland High School community.  Dr. Stone calls her, “brilliant, endearing, charismatic, and open-hearted.”  He has known her for over twenty-five years, and has collaborated with...

Violin concert: interview with Garrett Levey

Kathryn Washek
June 11, 2009
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

Interview with Garrett Levey We hear you have a concert tomorrow. What instrument do you play? I play the violin. How long have you been playing violin? I’ve been playing for 11 years. How many songs are you playing? I’m playing one concerto. How long have you been preparing for this concert? I’ve been...

Moken Airwalk: local band takes off

Ian Stack
June 11, 2009
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

The band Moken Airwalk, established in 2006 and previously called the Mighty Jungle, is on fire at Wayland High School. Their recent successes include winning a Battle of the Bands competition in Framingham out of twelve bands, placing second in a Battle of the Bands in Natick, playing multiple gigs...

Seniors Last Day at WHS (9 Photos)

Seniors Last Day at WHS (9 Photos)

Katie Miller
June 5, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries, WSPN

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Friday talent shows to raise funds for cancer

Friday talent shows to raise funds for cancer

Ben Wohlfarth
May 27, 2009
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

On June 27th, WHS science teachers Corey Lowen and Helen Rainoff will run the Seattle Rock n' Roll Marathon as part of an effort to raise money for leukemia and lymphoma research. Almost every day in chemistry class, students ask Ms. Lowen about her progress so far and how many miles she can run, which is...

Jazz Band in New Orleans (52 Photos)

Jazz Band in New Orleans (52 Photos)

Catey Oakley
May 26, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries, WSPN

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Star Trek appeals to trekkies and non-trekkies alike

Nick Van Sciver
May 26, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

This is not a movie you should be embarrassed to watch. While it may be from the Star Trek saga, this movie is not a Star Trek convention. Director JJ Abrams (the brains behind Lost and Alias) did a great job creating this film because any Joe Shmoe could walk into a theater and enjoy it. To describe i...

Jazz Choir, Chorale, and Concert Choir

May 24, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

Wednesday night was the end of year chorus concert and Jazz Choir, Chorale, and Concert Choir all performed, directed by Rachel Carroll and accompanied by Jody Pongratz. The night started off with the Jazz Choir performing three songs. After opening with “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore,” they followed...

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