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WW ’17: WHS sophomores attend PFLAG presentation

WW ’17: WHS sophomores attend PFLAG presentation

Nathan Zhao and Matt Karle
February 7, 2017
Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

On Friday, WHS sophomores convened in the auditorium for a mandatory presentation by the Greater Boston chapter of PFLAG, or Parents and Friends for Lesbians and Gays, a nationwide organization that describes itself as “the extended family of the LGBTQ community.” Annually given to the sophomore...

WW ’17: WHS students watch “Apollo 13” film

WW ’17: WHS students watch “Apollo 13” film

Meg Trogolo
February 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

On Monday, WHS students watched the film “Apollo 13” as part of the school’s annual Winter Week. This was the second year that Winter Week has included a school-wide film screening, with last year’s choice being the 2014 film “Selma.” “It’s a nice technology and science film, and maybe...

WW ’17: Q&A with slam poets (video)

WW ’17: Q&A with slam poets (video)

Abby Stoller, Andrew D'Amico, Natalie Hsu, Kevin Wang, and Jackie Stoller
February 3, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

WSPN caught up with the poets from Tuesday's poetry slam and asked them a few questions about their experiences with slam poetry. When/Where did you start participating in Poetry Slams? Sam Rush: “I first started performing poetry because in high school my teacher showed my class “Def...

Wayland High School’s ranking by the numbers

Wayland High School’s ranking by the numbers

Matt Karle and Kyle Chen
February 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

With the week of midterms behind them, Wayland students have successfully completed the first semester of the 2016-2017 school year and the rigorous exams that marked its completion. Students’ scores on the midterms won’t simply provide insight into how much they’ve learned in their respective...

Super Bowl LI by the Numbers: New England vs. Atlanta

Super Bowl LI by the Numbers: New England vs. Atlanta

Duncan Stephenson
January 31, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports

New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons Date: Sunday, February 5th Time: 6:30 pm Location: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas TV: Fox Line: NE (-3) Over/Under: 60 Jerseys: NE - Away (White), ATL - Home (Red) New England: By the Numbers Overall: W/L: 16-2 (1st) Point Diff: +11.9 Takeaways: 23 (14th) Giveaways: 1...

Opinion: Club sports win State Championships

Opinion: Club sports win State Championships

Andrew D'Amico
January 31, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase

Each year, the best boys’ and girls’ teams from around the state compete against each other in the MIAA State Tournament. Each year, the most elite athletes who give everything to their sport win the MIAA State Tournament. Coaches spend hours training their players, watching films, and going over...

Coach Profile: Mike Foley

Hannah Rice
January 23, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Name: Mike Foley Position: Swim and dive coach Achievements: Foley believes his biggest achievement at WHS was in 2009, when the swim and dive team became the first team to ever win both the boys’ state meet and girls’ state meet in the same season. Sports Idol: Foley has had many different...

Trump’s Cabinet: Part One

Trump’s Cabinet: Part One

Nathan Zhao and Kevin Wang
January 23, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN's Nathan Zhao and Kevin Wang preview the cabinet and cabinet nominees of United States President-Elect Donald Trump. Credit: Courtesy of Wikipedia                 Vice President Mike Pence Appointment to Cabinet In July 2...

Survival Guide: Honors U.S. history

Survival Guide: Honors U.S. history

Meg Trogolo
January 23, 2017
Filed under Articles, WSPN

Congratulations, junior HUSH students. You’ve made it through the first semester of a difficult class, and you’ve survived the first half of arguably the hardest year of high school. There’s still a long road ahead of you in HUSH, however, and I hope that these tips make it that much easier for...

Survival Guide: Honors chemistry

Survival Guide: Honors chemistry

Naomi Lathan and Janani Gandhi
January 23, 2017
Filed under Articles, WSPN

Midterms are upon us, and honors chemistry students may start to feel the pressure. With third quarter (otherwise known as the quarter of death) fast approaching, you have molecular structures, gas laws, and so many more fun times ahead. To help you prepare, here is a list of do’s and don’ts so...

Survival Guide: Honors biology

Survival Guide: Honors biology

Matt Karle
January 23, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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