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Teachers from around the world: math teacher Hannah Marton

Teachers from around the world: math teacher Hannah Marton

Naomi Lathan and Charlie Moore
December 7
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Hannah Marton smiles down at a picture of a dark-haired girl in a school uniform. For Marton, this picture comes with memories of school in Hungary, memories very different from those that WHS students will graduate with. Marton, a math teacher at WHS, had a very different high school experience than...

Artist of the Week: Athina Apazidis

Artist of the Week: Athina Apazidis

Abby Stoller
December 7
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Student Art

Some people have one pursuit life that truly means the world to them. Senior Athina Apazidis’ passion is drawing. She has been doodling since elementary school, but began seriously drawing towards the end of middle school. “[Drawing sparked my interest] when I saw how talented my friends were. It was a...

Teachers from around the world: English teacher Sara Snow

Teachers from around the world: English teacher Sara Snow

Charlie Moore and Naomi Lathan
December 4
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WSPN'S Naomi Lathan and Charlie Moore are writing a series about teachers who immigrated to the U.S. and their experiences. Check out WSPN next week to read about math teacher Hannah Marton. Sara Snow watches as her students live through their days as American high school students, but she has neve...

Students respond to the University of Chicago’s essay questions

Students respond to the University of Chicago’s essay questions

Conor Keating and Olivia Waldron
December 4
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The University of Chicago is known for its original and unconventional admission essay questions. The University of Chicago states that they “think of the essay questions as an opportunity for students to tell us about themselves, their tastes, and their ambitions.” WSPN reporters asked a few WHS...

Q&A with guest speaker Ty Sells

Q&A with guest speaker Ty Sells

Jay Abdella
December 2
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

How did you become interested in speaking to students about drugs? "I started with the Youth to Youth program back when I was in high school and had a positive experience with it. It's a youth program that focuses on alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention and had a positive experiences at the conferenc...

Athlete of the Week: Kirsten Grazewski

Athlete of the Week: Kirsten Grazewski

Abby Mitty
November 30
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Name: Kirsten Grazewski Grade: Senior Sport: Lacrosse Achievements: Grazewski is an all-star athlete at WHS. Grazewski made the varsity lacrosse team as a freshman and has started ever since. Grazewski won DCL all-star her freshman and junior year. For her sophomore year, Grazewski was out due...

Wayland superintendent Paul Stein reflects on retirement

Wayland superintendent Paul Stein reflects on retirement

Hannah Rice and Kate Balicki
November 29
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On October 17th, Wayland Public Schools Superintendent Paul Stein announced in an email to all parents and teachers that he will retire at the end of this school year. Stein is retiring after working in education for 41 years. He has spent the last six years working with Wayland Public Schools. “I...

WSPN takes a look at fall fashion

WSPN takes a look at fall fashion

Masha Yakhkind, Aimee LaRochelle, and Joyce Wu
November 29
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Recent Posts, WSPN

1. Flowy Cardigans Flowy cardigans are a must-have for fall. They are super versatile and come in all different fabrics, colors, patterns and styles. Everyone can find one that fits their personal style. Another great aspect of flowy cardigans is that they can be dressed up and down for all occasions. 1 ...

News Brief: bell schedule and preview for speaker on 11/29

News Brief: bell schedule and preview for speaker on 11/29

Jay Abdella
November 27
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Recent Posts, WSPN

Bell Schedule for Tuesday, Nov. 29: On Nov. 29, Ty Sells from Youth-To-Youth is coming to speak about healthy choices and making good decisions to the entire school. There will be two different assemblies depending on your third period class. Nov. 29 is a F day. There will also be an evening ...

WHS students’ Thanksgiving plans

WHS students’ Thanksgiving plans

Jackie Stoller
November 23
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WHS administration proposes new prom rules

WHS administration proposes new prom rules

Olivia Waldron, Anika Das, and Joyce Wu
November 22
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WHS administration is considering setting new rules for this year’s prom. According to Principal Allyson Mizoguchi, although no specifics have been decided, there will be changes in some basic rules for prom this year and in years to come. Mizoguchi plans to finalize and reveal the new rules to...

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