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Class of 2017 applies early decision to colleges

Class of 2017 applies early decision to colleges

Kevin Wang and Charlie Moore
December 23
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

For most seniors, the fall and winter are the last few months of their high school run to tour some schools, finish up some tests and think about their college major. But for an estimated 10% of students, according to guidance counselor Dennis Doherty, autumn is especially cramped as they also send out...

Wayland mosque receives hate letter

Wayland mosque receives hate letter

Kevin Wang and Masha Yakhkind
December 21
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The Islamic Center of Boston, located in Wayland, recently received a letter that contained multiple slanders against Muslims, called for a genocide similar to the Holocaust and mentioned President-elect Donald Trump as “the new sheriff in town.” After Trump's election, several mosques around the...

News Brief (UPDATED): Students receive Trump campaign email

News Brief (UPDATED): Students receive Trump campaign email

Meg Trogolo
December 19
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On Saturday at 7:04 p.m., all WHS students received an email from president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign headquarters thanking them for subscribing to campaign emails and soliciting donations. On Sunday, all WHS students received another email asking them to either confirm their subscriptions to...

Seniors attend annual progressive dinner

Seniors attend annual progressive dinner

Veronika Golod
December 19
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The annual senior progressive dinner took place last Saturday. The school’s seniors gathered together for a class meal, consisting of appetizers, entrees, & desserts. Each student was assigned to make either an appetizer, an entree or a dessert. Senior superlatives were also announced and celebrated...

Winter Sports Preview

Winter Sports Preview

Andrew D'Amico, Hannah Rice, Abby Mitty, Kyle Chen, Matt Karle, and Duncan Stephenson
December 19
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Hockey: Last winter, the Boys' Hockey team capped off a 14-7-4 regular season with an impressive tournament run. The Warriors won the MIAA Division III North Championship, but fell short in the State semifinals. After graduating last year’s seniors, the team hopes to see some of their underclassmen step int...

WHS green team introduces composting in Commons

WHS green team introduces composting in Commons

Anika Das, Olivia Waldron, and Abby Stoller
December 16
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WHS' Green Team, a student-run environmental preservation club, has placed compost stations in the Commons, in addition to continuing composting in the kitchen. There are two composting stations located in between lunch tables, and they are emptied into compost bins outside every day after school. “The...

Opinion: Bring the bees to your block

Opinion: Bring the bees to your block

Abby McCarthy
December 13
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

Imagine if two-fifths of your friends died in one year. That would be pretty traumatic. According to CBC, in the year 2014 alone, two out of five honey bee colonies in the U.S. died. Believe it or not, bees are your friends, and you should be concerned about their deaths. In addition to being cut...

Opinion: The Electoral College is outdated

Opinion: The Electoral College is outdated

Charlie Moore
December 12
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Recent Posts

The route to the White House is a long and twisty road full of campaigning, policies, and political treachery. At the end of the 18-month journey, it all comes down to one day: Election Day. The nation watches as states turn red and blue and one candidate gains the electoral votes to come out on top....

News Brief: “Standing with our Neighbors: United Against Hate” event to be held at Islamic Center of Boston

News Brief: “Standing with our Neighbors: United Against Hate” event to be held at Islamic Center of Boston

Nathan Zhao
December 8
Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

On Sunday, Nov. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., a march will take place at the Islamic Center of Boston (ICB) in Wayland. According to an email sent by Principal Allyson Mizoguchi to all faculty at WHS, the march is in response to a "hateful note" received by the ICB last week. ICB president Ma...

News Brief: “Chronicle” filming METCO students at WHS

News Brief: “Chronicle” filming METCO students at WHS

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao
December 8
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Recent Posts, WSPN

On Thursday, December 8, a small camera crew from the TV show "Chronicle" will film a segment about two Boston resident WHS students who are a part of the METCO program, freshman Jaden Brewington and senior Jenia Brewington. Footage of the students' day at school will be used in an episode of the show...

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