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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...

METCO Cup stays in Wayland

Abriana Morales
May 26, 2009
Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

A record was broken on May 16th when The Florence Adler Walk-Run, now the Florence Adler METCO Cup 5K Race, had the largest number of participants in its history. Florence Adler was a Wayland mom and a proud supporter of the Wayland METCO Program. The annual walk-run is held in her memory. The funds...

New E-Board Officers and Reps

May 26, 2009
Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

Executive Board 2010 President: Bobby Dresser Vice President: Teresa McCarthy Secretary: Sam Sklar Treasurer: Sama Abdul-Aziz 2010 Representatives: Jon Bailey Susan Cunningham Travis Downs Lauren Jenny Hannah Mead Zack Miles Molly Murphy Patrick Sharry Mel Sperling Mellisa Yu Executive Board ...

Dave Ryan wins the Freedom Prize

Dave Ryan wins the Freedom Prize

Marie Stotz
May 21, 2009
Filed under Articles, WSPN

Yesterday, Dave Ryan's essay entitled “Legislative Inequalities: How the United States Taints Freedom" was chosen as the winner of the 2009 Freedom Prize. Every year, the Freedom Prize is given by the Wayland Veterans for the entry that is judged to be the best on the topic of freedom. Most submissi...

Window leaves the audience in awe

Mellisa Yu
May 21, 2009
Filed under Articles, WSPN

From the spectacular lighting and transition dialogue, to the diverse costumes, to the inspirational dancing and choreography, Window Dance’s 2009 performances proved to be unforgettable. This year, the performance was based on Disney’s The Lion King. However, there are often misconceptions about ho...

Celtics fall to Orlando's Magic

Celtics fall to Orlando's Magic

May 20, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports, WSPN

The Celtics have won 17 NBA titles, the most in NBA history. Last year, the Celts contributed to that with their first title since 1986, but a repeat of last season proved to be too difficult a task. The Boston Celtics were eliminated from their quest for an eighteenth banner on Sunday, as the Magic won Game ...

Girls lacrosse faces difficult opponents

Elizabeth Doyon
May 19, 2009
Filed under Articles, WSPN

Girls' lacrosse lost two and won just one game last week. They faced challenging opponents: Arlington, Tyngsborough, and Dover-Sherborn. Each game presented difficulties for the Warriors and made them work to play their best. The game against the Arlington Spy-Ponders on Tuesday was a difficult one...

Glovsky: Speeches and campaigns disappoint

Lowell Glovsky
May 15, 2009
Filed under Articles, Editor's Picks, Opinion, WSPN

I was very disappointed with the speeches given by this year’s student council candidates. Not a single one of today's (Thursday May 14) speeches had any relevance to the school climate right now. They all stuck to the predetermined script of throwing out a bunch of promises for events that may or...

Breaking News: H1N1 influenza comes to WHS

May 15, 2009
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UPDATE: As of Tuesday, 5/19, Wayland High School has two confirmed cases of H1N1. According to the school nurse, Amy Schoeff, "We have 2 kids who have been confirmed by the state lab with H1N1 (swine) flu. We have at least 18 other kids with flu-like symptoms who are following the instructions to stay...

Wohlfarth: Write-ins run fresh campaign

Ben Wohlfarth
May 15, 2009
Filed under Articles, Opinion, WSPN

This article represents the opinions of the author, and does not necessarily reflect that of WSPN. They would seem like the most unlikely of candidates at first glance: Ben Schattenburg, the drummer for the Live Animals and a local political muse and Danya Gordin, an avid follower of politics and lo...

BlackBerrys and briefcases: women in the media

BlackBerrys and briefcases: women in the media

May 14, 2009
Filed under Articles, Opinion, WSPN

In recent years, the empowerment of women in the media has been explosive. In music and on television, women seem to have replaced their stiletto heels with briefcases. Instead of gossiping into cell phones, they are on their BlackBerrys making the next big business deals. This improvement in the ima...

Language building evacuated due to gas leak

Language building evacuated due to gas leak

Kelsey Sommers
May 11, 2009
Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

Starting early this morning, teachers complained of a gas smell in some classrooms and in the hallway. After second block, in order to ensure everyone’s safety, students and teachers were asked to evacuate the language building. All classes have been relocated to different buildings on campus. ...

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