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History department restricts conference room access

History department restricts conference room access

Joyce Wu
April 5, 2017
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The open door policy in the history wing conference room is no longer in place due to damage to one of the room's chairs. Before the incident, students were able to work quietly in the conference room without permission, but now, students must check in with department head Kevin Delaney for access. A...

Robotics team competes at regional competition

Robotics team competes at regional competition

Kyle Chen
April 5, 2017
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Last weekend, Wayland High School’s robotics team competed in the FRC (First Robotics Competition) North Shore event at Reading High School. The team advanced to the quarterfinals of the competition, where they were eliminated 2-1 in a best of three series. The team was awarded the “Excellence in...

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Joyce Wu
April 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Student Art, WSPN

A girl sits in front of a blank canvas, pondering her next move. The colored pens and pencils are all lined up neatly beside her, for her convenience. Twirling the pen in her hand, she envisions what the white piece of paper could become. Exhaling, she puts the pen to the paper, slowly but steadily making...

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland wins 9th annual Civics Bee in unprecedented tiebreaker

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland wins 9th annual Civics Bee in unprecedented tiebreaker

Kevin Wang and Kyle Chen
April 4, 2017
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Last Sunday, in an unprecedented two-part tiebreaker, Wayland’s Civics Bee team defeated teams from Sudbury and Weston to win the ninth annual Civics Bee. The bee was hosted by the League of Women Voters at Curtis Middle School in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The teams were scored through six rounds...

WHS Spanish National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

WHS Spanish National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

Matt Karle and Andrew D'Amico
April 4, 2017
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On Wednesday, March 22, 32 students were inducted into the Wayland chapter of the Spanish National Honor Society during a ceremony held in the lecture hall. The students are the first new inductees after a decades-long hiatus. The Spanish National Honor Society, or Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, is...

Athlete of the Week: Cam Gordon

Athlete of the Week: Cam Gordon

Kate Balicki
April 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Week, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Name: Cam Gordon Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Achievements: Gordon has been a 2014 State Champion, a 2015 DCL Champion, a 2016 State Champion, a DCL All Star, a three year varsity starter and a captain during his senior year. This year, he also received the NSCAA Senior Excellence Award. Sports...

2017 Red Sox season preview

2017 Red Sox season preview

Charlie Moore
April 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

The 2016 Boston Red Sox boasted an MVP candidate in Mookie Betts, a Cy Young winner in Rick Porcello, a retiring Boston hero in David Ortiz, and above all, a playoff berth. The '16 Sox were a run-producing machine with the best September record in baseball, but when the playoffs arrived, they were no ...

A look at the making of Senior Show

A look at the making of Senior Show

Anika Das
March 28, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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, 2017
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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, 2017
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,...

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