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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...

A cappella groups change Sunday practice policy

A cappella groups change Sunday practice policy

Abby Mitty and Andrew D'Amico
November 13, 2016
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts

Recently, WHS' a cappella groups have adopted new rules regarding off-campus meetings without club advisor supervision. Before these rules were instated, the three a cappella groups - the Muses, the Testostertones and the Madrigals - met on Sunday nights to rehearse. “All I know about the rules is that it’s...

The Greg Hopkins Sextet plays at WHS

The Greg Hopkins Sextet plays at WHS

Meg Trogolo
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The Greg Hopkins Sextet played the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn at WHS.

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Clue: The Musical (83 photos)

Clue: The Musical (83 photos)

Isabel Gitten, Abby Mitty, Lucy Hughes, and Aimee LaRochelle
November 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Uncategorized, WSPN

WHSTE performed Clue: The Musical on Friday, November 4.

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Artist of the Week: Kyle Chen

Artist of the Week: Kyle Chen

Joyce Wu and Natalie Hsu
October 30, 2016
Filed under Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, Student Art, Uncategorized

A young man sits in front of a piano, all 88 keys of the piano spread out in front of him. His fingers hover over the interchanging black and white wooden keys as he inhales, preparing to play the first note of the night. Eyes deep into the crowd were laid on him and shivers crawled down his back. Woul...

Orchestra performs annual masquerade concert (32 photos)

Orchestra performs annual masquerade concert (32 photos)

Audrey Camacho
October 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN

The Wayland High School and Middle School orchestras performed together in the annual masquerade concert last Monday.

How requirements for WHS a cappella singers changed

How requirements for WHS a cappella singers changed

Meg Trogolo
October 24, 2016
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

When this year’s student schedules first became available in August, many WHS students who sing in the school’s three a cappella groups noticed something that stood out when they scrolled through their new classes. For these students, a new class had appeared in their schedules, titled A Cappella. Until...

Top Songs at WHS

Top Songs at WHS

Natalie Hsu
October 20, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Infographics, Recent Posts

WSPN's Natalie Hsu looks at WHS students' tastes in music.

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WSPN looks at WHS’ art culture

WSPN looks at WHS’ art culture

Thomas Chan
June 21, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, In-Depth, Multimedia, Recent Posts, WSPN

WSPN takes a look at the presence of art in the WHS community.

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WHS Film Festival annunces winners

WHS Film Festival annunces winners

Brian Cohen
June 9, 2016
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The 2016 Wayland High School Film Festival announced its award winners. WayCam executive director Jim Mullane's honors script-to-screen class and fine arts department head Richard Weingartner's honors dramatic arts class created the three films from which a panel of teachers, WHS alumni, and audience member...

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