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Year in Review: 2016-2017

Year in Review: 2016-2017

June 20, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

The school year started off with three changes: the hiring of assistant principal James Nocito, the new gender neutral bathrooms were established, and the girls’ only weight room hours were created. The latter was discontinued after lack of participation. In the fall, the election was often a major topic of disc...

WSPN interviews some of WHS’ most fashionable students

WSPN interviews some of WHS’ most fashionable students

Aimee LaRochelle and Masha Yakhkind
June 19, 2017
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What defines someone as “fashionable” or “unfashionable?” Is it their ability to keep up with and predict the latest trends? Is it their ability to find unique and interesting items of clothing? Or is it their ability to create and maintain a distinct “look” that distinguishes them from the...

Nathan Zhao wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Nathan Zhao wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Andrew D'Amico
June 19, 2017
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Recently, the twelfth annual Freedom Prize was awarded to sophomore Nathan Zhao by the Wayland Veterans Memorial. Each year, students of Wayland High School write essays relating to freedom in our world today. For the last twelve years, these essays have been submitted to the Wayland Veterans Memorial...

2016-2017 Year in Review: Gallery

2016-2017 Year in Review: Gallery

June 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

  A look into the 2016-2017 school year.

WSPN looks at summer fashion trends

WSPN looks at summer fashion trends

Masha Yakhkind and Aimee LaRochelle
June 14, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Opinion, WSPN

WSPN's Masha Yakhkind and Aimee LaRochelle take a look into the latest summer fashion trends popping up this season.    

Gabi Smith: I love being able to recreate the magic of camp that I loved as a kid for all the campers

Gabi Smith: I love being able to recreate the magic of camp that I loved as a kid for all the campers

Isabel Gitten and Lucy Hughes
June 14, 2017
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When school ends in June, many students go on vacation, spend time at the beach or find a summer job. However, in the hot months of July and August, Junior Gabi Smith spends her time outside in the fresh air teaching kids how to make friendship bracelets, mix paint and make clay pots Smith could n...

Ella Johnson: Camp introduced me to a lot of different types of people and situations

Ella Johnson: Camp introduced me to a lot of different types of people and situations

Isabel Gitten and Lucy Hughes
June 14, 2017
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Summer means many things to different people. To some, it means freedom from school, the beginning of vacation, or the endless possibilities of what could fill the long hot days. For junior Ella Johnson, summer meant going to one of her favorite places in the world, Camp Nellie Huckins. Driving down...

Librarian Pam Miller reflects on her support for WHS athletics

Librarian Pam Miller reflects on her support for WHS athletics

Abby Stoller
June 13, 2017
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Librarian Pam Miller is not only a friendly face in the Library Media Center, but she is also a huge sports fan on the athletic fields. Miller attends one to two games per week, although she used to attend many more when she lived in Wayland. She tries to go to as many games as she can. Miller also reads...

Where WHS students go to camp (map)

Where WHS students go to camp (map)

Isabel Gitten and Lucy Hughes
June 8, 2017
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WSPN map where WHS students go to camp.

M.O.T.S: Wayland High School to remove spear from logo

M.O.T.S: Wayland High School to remove spear from logo

Kyle Chen and Joyce Wu
June 6, 2017
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Credit: Joyce Wu Owen Smith, Freshman “I’m gonna be honest with you, this logo, I don’t know about it. I feel like this school is like, ‘oh no, Native Americans,’ but it’s just a spear. It’s a spear, you know? It’s just a spear, it doesn’t mean anything else, it’s just a spear. It’...

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