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Artist of the Week: Chris Laven

Artist of the Week: Chris Laven

Kyle Chen
February 27, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, Student Art, WSPN

If you make a trip to the music wing of Wayland High School during the school day, particularly to the practice rooms, you will likely find a tall, fiery-haired young man sitting on a chair, eyes intent on a music stand as his hands pluck and strum the grand, maple red instrument leaning against him. Senior...

Trump’s Cabinet: Part Two

Trump’s Cabinet: Part Two

Kevin Wang and Matt Karle
February 16, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Credit: US Department of Education (02092017 - SBD - Howard University-122) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons                       Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Nomination & Confirmation to Ca...

WW’ 17: Students and teachers react to METCO panel

WW’ 17: Students and teachers react to METCO panel

Nandita Subbiah
February 15, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts

Freshman DeAndre Balls "[It was] good. It needed to be showed to everyone, what we go through every morning. It was good what they were saying, it was not just one person's life that they had to go through. It is all of us who have to go through it every morning." Senior Coby Sommerfield "I th...

Geoffrey Wang: It’s hard to get better if you don’t practice

Geoffrey Wang: It’s hard to get better if you don’t practice

Nathan Zhao
February 14, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Spotlight, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

The theater lights dim to a deep, mesmerizing blue, and the crowd’s cheer fades for a moment as one lone student walks onstage. After a couple moments of setup, he picks up his LED Chinese yo-yo and begins the performance. As each trick is performed perfectly in rapid succession, the full auditorium...

Warrior Weekly: Patriots offseason guide

Warrior Weekly: Patriots offseason guide

Duncan Stephenson
February 14, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

Shortly after his team hoisted their 5th lombardi trophy in 17 years, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said “In all honesty, we're five weeks behind 30 teams in the league in preparing for the 2017 season.” Alright, Bill. Fine. Let’s look ahead to the upcoming NFL offseason, in preparation...

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Monday, Feb. 13.

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Monday, Feb. 13.

Nandita Subbiah
February 13, 2017
Filed under Articles, News Brief, Recent Posts, WSPN

All Wayland Public Schools, including the Children’s Way and school offices, will be closed due to inclement weather on Monday, Feb. 13.

Senior Sharmila Mysore starts Women Empowerment club

Senior Sharmila Mysore starts Women Empowerment club

Veronika Golod
February 10, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

Senior Sharmila Mysore recently started the Women Empowerment club at WHS. The club is designed for girls, young or old, who strive to empower themselves by joining and conversing about common problems women face in society. “It is a place where girls may gather and express any kinds of frustration...

WW ’17: Juniors attend MVP presentation

WW ’17: Juniors attend MVP presentation

Duncan Stephenson and Kyle Chen
February 10, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

Every year, juniors at Wayland High School learn about the Mentors for Violence Prevention program (MVP) in Wellness classes. There is also an MVP club, which is made up of seniors who have already learned about MVP in the classroom. During this year’s Winter Week, the members and advisors of the...

News Brief: Girls Basketball team present check to ACS

News Brief: Girls Basketball team present check to ACS

Nathan Zhao
February 10, 2017
Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News Brief, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

The WHS' girls basketball team recently presented the American Cancer Society with a check. The team raised the funds from their annual Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser. Coach Amanda Cosenza said the team's goal was to raise merely $2000, but that they had well passed their fundraising goal, with a total...

Athlete of the Week: Brendan Kiernan

Athlete of the Week: Brendan Kiernan

Kyle Chen
February 9, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Name: Brendan Kiernan Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Achievements: Kiernan holds the title of Sectional Champion and DCL All-Star. He finished 3rd at Division 3 States and the Wayland Holiday Wrestling Tournament, along with placing 7th at the All-States competition. To Kiernan, his many awards...

WW ’17: Seniors view “13th” documentary

WW ’17: Seniors view “13th” documentary

Veronika Golod
February 7, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

As the senior class filed into the theater on Wednesday, they had no idea that the film they were about to watch as part of Winter Week, Ava DuVernay's documentary "13th," would be powerful and emotional enough to bring some to tears. The film focuses around the question of whether the 13th Amendment...

WW ’17: History teacher Kevin Delaney leads woodworking workshop

WW ’17: History teacher Kevin Delaney leads woodworking workshop

Charlie Moore and Veronika Golod
February 7, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

History department head Kevin Delaney led a woodworking workshop in WHS' new Innovation Realization Lab for junior and senior students on Friday as part of Winter Week. In the lab, which was introduced students are free to invent, create and brainstorm new and innovative ideas. “I was asked by...

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