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Artist of the Week: Alexa Calder

Artist of the Week: Alexa Calder

Eden Vanslette and Kate Balicki
January 17, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Art, WSPN

A girl steps up to the microphone in front of the whole school. She stands with members of an a capella group, the Wayland High School Madrigals. Her voice echoes throughout the silent auditorium, and then her fellow group members begin to harmonize in the background. For some, singing in front of...

Students participate in the annual winter orchestra concert and art exhibit (49 photos)

Students participate in the annual winter orchestra concert and art exhibit (49 photos)

Natalie Hsu and Jay Abdella
January 9, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WHS and Wayland Middle School orchestras played in the annual winter orchestra concert. Student art was displayed and sold in the commons during the concert.

Students prepare for the MMEA All State

Students prepare for the MMEA All State

Eden Vanslette, Kate Balicki, Audrey Camacho, Conor Keating, Abby Stoller, and Natalie Hsu
January 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, Student Art, WSPN

The Massachusetts Music Educators Association [MMEA] Eastern District selected 22 Wayland High School students to participate in the All State auditions on January 21st, 2017. The All State festival will occur on March 10th, 2017 and March 11th, 2017. Students have a variety of feelings regarding auditioning...

WHS hosts winter college a cappella concert (video)

WHS hosts winter college a cappella concert (video)

Hannah Rice and Kate Balicki
January 3, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

WHS' three a cappella groups performed along with the Simmons College Sirens, Harvard University Veritones, and Northeastern University Unisons in the CAPA winter college a cappella concert.

Students participate in annual winter band concert (19 photos)

Students participate in annual winter band concert (19 photos)

Abby Stoller and Veronika Golod
December 21, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

WHS' concert band and honors wind ensemble performed with Wayland Middle School's symphonic band in the annual winter band concert.

Artist of the Week: Athina Apazidis

Artist of the Week: Athina Apazidis

Abby Stoller
December 7, 2016
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Student Art

Some people have one pursuit life that truly means the world to them. Senior Athina Apazidis’ passion is drawing. She has been doodling since elementary school, but began seriously drawing towards the end of middle school. “[Drawing sparked my interest] when I saw how talented my friends were. It was a...

WSPN takes a look at fall fashion

WSPN takes a look at fall fashion

Masha Yakhkind, Aimee LaRochelle, and Joyce Wu
November 29, 2016
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Recent Posts, WSPN

1. Flowy Cardigans Flowy cardigans are a must-have for fall. They are super versatile and come in all different fabrics, colors, patterns and styles. Everyone can find one that fits their personal style. Another great aspect of flowy cardigans is that they can be dressed up and down for all occasions. 1 ...

BREAKING NEWS: Senior District results announced

BREAKING NEWS: Senior District results announced

Natalie Hsu
November 22, 2016
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Recent Posts, Uncategorized

Last Saturday, Nov. 19, students from Wayland High School gathered early in the morning to audition for the MMEA Senior District Festival. The auditions were held at Milton High School in Milton, Massachusetts. Results of the auditions were posted the night of Nov. 19. In addition to being chosen for...

Artist of the Week: Yana Lipnesh

Artist of the Week: Yana Lipnesh

Joyce Wu and Kyle Chen
November 20, 2016
Filed under Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Student Art

If you ask a high school student with no art experience to turn a blank sheet of paper into a piece of art, they would give you a confused facial expression. However, if you were to ask freshman Yana Lipnesh, she would turn to the paper without batting an eyelash and start sketching, envisioning its outc...

Art Club hosts Memory Project

Art Club hosts Memory Project

Aimee LaRochelle
November 14, 2016
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Imagine sitting in the art room flipping through a series of portraits. These images display all different sorts of emotions. Some are sad, some are happy, and some are thoughtful. When you’re done looking through the drawings, you get up and leave the room, heading towards your next class. These are...

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