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Survival Guide: Honors biology

Survival Guide: Honors biology

Matt Karle
January 23
Filed under Articles, WSPN

With midterms beginning on the 24th, Wayland freshmen will have completed half of their first year at the high school. No doubt, many of them have noted the stark contrasts between high school and middle school: the schedules, the social environments and the classes are all markedly different. Students...

Survival Guide: Midterms

Survival Guide: Midterms

Jackie Stoller and Jay Abdella
January 23
Filed under Articles, WSPN

WSPN's Jackie Stoller and Jay Abdella offer their best tips on how to ace your midterm exams this week. Go to the library Food and friends make the best combo for studying, and staying at home can become boring and repetitive. Going to the library and having a change of scenery can spice up your...

How to survive midterms and second semester

How to survive midterms and second semester

Naomi Lathan, Matt Karle, Janani Gandhi, Jackie Stoller, Jay Abdella, Wendy Wang, and Meg Trogolo
January 23
Filed under Articles, Features, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN reporters offer their best tips on how to survive midterm season and succeed in the second semester of WHS' hardest classes.

Attic Archaeology class studies mystery briefcase

Attic Archaeology class studies mystery briefcase

Meg Trogolo
January 23
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase

A history teacher receives a mysterious briefcase, salvaged from the middle of a road by a passerby who happened to notice it from atop her bicycle. The briefcase is full of artwork, some of it signed and dated and some of it without so much as a scribble on the back for identification. It sounds...

Survival Guide: Honors physics

Survival Guide: Honors physics

Wendy Wang
January 22
Filed under Articles, WSPN

Dear honors physics students, Congrats! You’re half way through one of the most challenging yet rewarding science classes at Wayland High School! On the morning of Friday, Jan. 27, all of you will take your long anticipated (or dreaded, in most cases) physics mid-year exam. To help you alleviate the...

WHS students to attend Boston Women’s March for America this Saturday

WHS students to attend Boston Women’s March for America this Saturday

Aimee LaRochelle and Olivia Waldron
January 21
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Boston Women's March for America will be taking place starting in the Boston Commons. According to the event’s official website, the group stands for religious freedom, human rights, climate justice, racial justice, economic justice and reproductive justice. People will be marc...

NFL Conference Championship Preview

NFL Conference Championship Preview

Duncan Stephenson and Charlie Moore
January 20
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Date: Sunday, January 22nd Time: 6:40 pm TV: CBS Line: NE (-6) So the final four are finally here. Our AFC matchup is Pittsburgh at New England. Both teams have played great seasons and both very much deserve to be here. Sunday night’s game will ...

Q&A with WHS students who attended “Love Trumps Hate” rallies

Q&A with WHS students who attended “Love Trumps Hate” rallies

Aimee LaRochelle
January 19
Filed under Articles, Features

Many Americans were outraged to find that reality TV star Donald Trump had won the 2016 presidential election. Many took a stand against the outcome by attending rallies. Juniors Jen Curran, Savannah Salitsky and Ella Johnson were among them. Here are their stories.   Jen Curran Class of 2018 Attended New...

Opinion: Teenagers need more sleep

Opinion: Teenagers need more sleep

Genesis Morales
January 18
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

Why am I always tired? In fact, why are all my friends always tired? This is because Wayland schools make me get up early and drag myself to class. Don’t they know that students my age need more sleep because we are growing? Because I don’t get enough sleep, I wake up miserable every morning. When...

Freshman Sam Cahaly breaks freshman boys’ diving record

Freshman Sam Cahaly breaks freshman boys’ diving record

Aimee LaRochelle
January 18
Filed under Articles, Sports

Imagine breaking a record for something that has existed for 11 years. Now imagine breaking that record as a freshman. This sequence of events is not unimaginable for freshman Sam Cahaly. This Winter, Cahaly has managed to do just that, and has even broken his own previous record since then. “I’m...

Artist of the Week: Alexa Calder

Artist of the Week: Alexa Calder

Eden Vanslette and Kate Balicki
January 17
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spotlight, Student Art, WSPN

A girl steps up to the microphone in front of the whole school. She stands with members of an a capella group, the Wayland High School Madrigals. Her voice echoes throughout the silent auditorium, and then her fellow group members begin to harmonize in the background. For some, singing in front of...

4th annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball game to take place

4th annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball game to take place

Matthew Karle and Kyle Chen
January 13
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

This coming Friday, Wayland will be hosting the fourth annual Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball game against Weston High School. It is an event that has attained great success in past years, and organizers hope that this year’s will be even better than last. The goal of the Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball...

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