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A look at the making of Senior Show

A look at the making of Senior Show

Anika Das
March 28
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...

News Brief: Wayland School Committee backs Unobskey as new Superintendent of Schools

News Brief: Wayland School Committee backs Unobskey as new Superintendent of Schools

Jay Abdella and Nathan Zhao
March 27
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The School Committee announced on March 26 their backing of Dr. Arthur Unobskey to succeed Dr. Paul Stein as the next Superintendent of Schools for Wayland Public Schools. Unobskey will come to Wayland from his current position of Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Gloucester, where he has served...

Warrior Weekly: Winter Sports Recap

Warrior Weekly: Winter Sports Recap

Duncan Stephenson
March 27
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, Uncategorized, Warrior Weekly, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

The winter sports season recently came to an end. Here is how each WHS winter team fared this year. Boys’ Basketball Record: 4-16 Playoffs/Tournament: Did not qualify Girls’ Basketball Record: 15-7 Playoffs/Tournament: Lost in sectional semi-finals Boys’ Hockey Record: 9-8-4 Playoffs/Tournament: Lost...

School Committee holds FY18 budget hearing

School Committee holds FY18 budget hearing

Matt Karle
March 24
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On March 6, members of the Wayland School Committee met at the Wayland Town Building to finalize their proposal of the 2017-2018 (FY18) school budget. In an extensive 150 minute hearing, which is available to watch in its entirety on WayCam, the Committee members addressed the fine details of their p...

Sean Chase earns 200th wrestling career victory

Sean Chase earns 200th wrestling career victory

Audrey Camacho
March 21
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

To many students at Wayland High School, Sean Chase is a talented history teacher; you can catch him teaching his lessons and working hard in the history wing. However, he is also known to some as the wrestling coach. On the wrestling mats of the WHS field house, Chase transforms into Coach Chase. Recently,...

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Mr. Chase?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Mr. Chase?

Kate Balicki and Abby Stoller
March 16
Filed under Articles, Features, Quizzes, Recent Posts, Showcase

Test your knowledge on history teacher Mr. Chase.

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Athlete of the Week: Kayla Mabe

Athlete of the Week: Kayla Mabe

Kate Balicki
March 15
Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Week, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Name: Kayla Mabe Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Achievements: Mabe started playing soccer in the first grade. She has been a three-year starter on the girls' varsity soccer team, as well as a captain her junior year. She was nominated as a DCL All Star junior year. Additionally, she has been...

METCO marks 50th anniversary

METCO marks 50th anniversary

Jay Abdella
March 9
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the METCO program’s existence in Massachusetts. METCO stands for Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity. The program is designed to promote diversity by integrating students from Boston into the suburbs. The program currently includes 34 districts in...

Opinion: Pressures of high school lead to political apathy

Opinion: Pressures of high school lead to political apathy

Yaniv Goren
March 9
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

You want to start a club, but you don’t have the time. There’s a BLM rally downtown today, but you dare not miss a test about civil rights in history. You just got home after a grueling swim meet, and you can’t wait to scour the Internet for exciting community service opportunities – yet you’re...

[Title of Show] cast discusses performance and process

[Title of Show] cast discusses performance and process

Natalie Hsu
March 8
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...

Opt-out forms for prom coach buses

Opt-out forms for prom coach buses

Isabel Gitten and Aimee LaRochelle
March 8
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

Last Friday, parents of juniors received a transportation opt-out notification form that would allow students the option not to take a coach bus. In November, the junior class government originally announced that coach buses would be available for students to ride to the junior prom on May 13. Juniors...

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