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WHS juniors form YFK rap group

WHS juniors form YFK rap group

Liam McNeish
November 11
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, WSPN

Saying Wayland has its own share of musical talent is an understatement. Ranging from classical to rap and rock, music at Wayland High is as diverse as it gets. Wayland has even produced some famous rappers in alumni David von Mering and Carter Schultz of the rap group Aer, as well as rapper Sammy Adams...

Orchestra hosts annual masquerade concert (17 photos)

Orchestra hosts annual masquerade concert (17 photos)

Meg Trogolo and Gage Fuller
November 2
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The WHS orchestra held its annual masquerade concert on Oct 28. The musicians dressed in Halloween costumes for the concert.

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New music lab introduced to the high school

New music lab introduced to the high school

Alex Torres and Gage Fuller
October 21
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In September, WHS introduced a new state of the art music lab that has since opened new opportunities for students. The new music lab at WHS in the chorus room has already been central to the curriculum for many classes in the fine arts department, including Music Theory, Film Scoring, and Music ...

WHS History Project inspires Affleck projects

WHS History Project inspires Affleck projects

Meg Trogolo and Aimee LaRochelle
October 16
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From 1976 graduate Alberto Salazar’s Boston Marathon victory to 2002 graduate Taylor Schilling’s Emmy nomination, WHS has had a surprising number of brushes with fame. Now, there is one more on the list. Award-winning actor and director Casey Affleck is working with history department head Kevin...

WHS chapter of NAHS begins second year

WHS chapter of NAHS begins second year

Meg Trogolo and Liam McNeish
October 12
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

The afternoon sun glows through the art room windows. Paintbrushes and pencils rest on the black tables and counters, and paper sits in racks on the walls. The roar of the end of the school day can be heard faintly at the other end of the arts hallway. Students enter in ones and twos, chattering quiet...

Fall musical preview

Fall musical preview

Meg Trogolo
October 1
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WHSTE’s fall 2015 production will be the musical “Just So,” which is based on author Rudyard Kipling’s “Just So Stories.” It will be the first fall musical put on by WHS students since 2009. Kipling published “Just So Stories” in 1902, and the book was adapted into a musical in 1984...

Wayland Community Art Fair (WCAF) 2015 (40 photos)

Wayland Community Art Fair (WCAF) 2015 (40 photos)

Abby McCarthy
September 21
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Uncategorized, WSPN

WSPN covered the local art festival on September 19. Wayland Community Art Fair (WCAF) 2015 is the first art fair organized by Arts Wayland with collaboration from many other businesses.

WHSTE performs “Footloose” (83 photos)

WHSTE performs “Footloose” (83 photos)

Lauren Simon
May 7
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WHSTE performed Footloose for their spring musical from April 29-May 2.

Review: “Footloose”

Review: “Footloose”

Nandita Subbiah
May 5
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, WSPN

The theater was nearly packed on Thursday night for WHSTE’s (Wayland High School Theater Ensemble) production of the musical “Footloose,” indicating Wayland’s excitement for this performance. The anticipation was warranted. In the past, WHSTE has provided great performances, such as this year’s fall play, ...

WHSTE prepares for “Footloose”

Julia Reck
April 30
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

WHSTE had their first performance of this year's musical “Footloose" yesterday. Preparation for the musical included creating the choreography and designing the costumes for the musical. According to Richard Weingartner, the director of the musical, the choreographer created the dances according ...

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