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McNamara makes history on golf team

McNamara makes history on golf team

mwang
October 5, 2010
Filed under Articles, Features

For years, sophomore Katherine McNamara has been stepping out onto the driving range at Wayland Country Club, getting golf lessons with her dad. She reviews how to hold her favorite driver and works on mastering the proper golf stance. Over time, she learned from her dad’s golf experience and developed an interest in ...

Students sum up construction experience on old campus

Students sum up construction experience on old campus

David Ryan
October 4, 2010
Filed under Articles, Editor's Picks, Features

What do you think about the construction? Is it distracting? As Wayland pushes ahead with construction of the new school, students are still attending classes on the old campus. Here's what some students had to say about the construction: Elizabeth Karpacz Freshman “It doesn’t really affect ...

Meet the Freshmen (Class of 2014)

Meet the Freshmen (Class of 2014)
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Daniel James
September 17, 2010
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Vida Secreta: Inside look into Spanish teacher’s ‘double life’

Vida Secreta: Inside look into Spanish teacher’s ‘double life’

Brianna Fay
June 11, 2010
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Clip of Mrs. Nowak playing "Hallelujah" during Winter Week a few years ago. "Wait, Ms. Nowak... you play rugby, and you wrestle too? Are you like an assassin or something?" asked sophomore Ricky Levitt during a recent Spanish class. "No Ricky, of course I'm not an assassin!" Ms. Nowak replied, laughing. "Well, you definitely have some kind of secret life." While in school, teachers are the people who make us do homework, lecture us, and give...

On the phone with Wayland grad Sam Adams

On the phone with Wayland grad Sam Adams
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Matthew Gutschenritter
June 10, 2010
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A 2006 graduate of Wayland High School, musician Sam Adams (real name: Sam Adams Wisner) is the latest hip-hop superstar, topping the iTunes chart with his new EP Boston's Boy. However, his rise to fame has not been without scandal. He was nicknamed "Scam Adams" after being accused of purchasing his own ...

Sexting epidemic strikes nation

Sexting epidemic strikes nation

Avery Salitsky
June 2, 2010
Filed under Articles, Features, WSPN

In 2009, 20% teens reportedly sent or posted naked or semi-naked pictures or videos of themselves. Of these, 11% were teen girls between ages 13 and 16. As most students know, these images almost never stay secret. A reported 48% of teens claimed to have received explicit messages. Seventeen percent of these r...

Emily Wright wins InvestWrite competition

Emily Wright wins InvestWrite competition

Kruti Vora
May 26, 2010
Filed under Articles, Features

From the parietal lobe, which senses touch, to the temporal lobe and Broca's area where language recognition occurs, our brain's complex actions help us in everyday activities. High school students have a tremendous amount of mental capacity used for everything from playing basketball during gym to writing an essay for a clas...

Sleep deprivation damages student concentration

Sleep deprivation damages student concentration

Brianna Fay
February 25, 2010
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If you are a teenager at Wayland High School, chances are you have been sleep deprived at some point in your high school career. We all know the routine: you hear that dreaded beeping of the alarm, hit the snooze button three or four times, throw on the nearest article of clothing, and head to school in a daze. The effects of fatigue don't stop when students arrive at ...

Local author shares story

Local author shares story

Elizabeth Doyon
February 24, 2010
Filed under Articles, Features

In Wayland, many students pursue some form of higher education after they graduate, but many others students don't know what they want to do after college. This often a source of frustration or anxiety. Local author Juliette Fay asks why not knowing is a bad thing. Local writer Juliette Fay came to Wayland High du...

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