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Coyotes a threat to pets in Wayland

Coyotes a threat to pets in Wayland

Kyle Chen and Kevin Wang
November 14, 2016
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Wayland High School freshman Jane Greenaway meanders through the fields at Heard Farm, walking with her two dogs. The bright jingle of her dogs’ collars is cut short as the dogs pause with ears perked and hackles raised, staring ahead. Some distance away, Jane spots the unmistakable red-grey fur and...

WHS students to travel to Cuba

WHS students to travel to Cuba

Matt Karle and Masha Yakhkind
October 25, 2016
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This April, Wayland High School students will embark on an unprecedented trip to what was a nearly impossible destination before political changes were made in March of 2016. These students will be going to Cuba. While WHS has been bringing students to Spanish-speaking countries, such as Spain and...

Q&A with teachers who attended WHS

Q&A with teachers who attended WHS

Nandita Subbiah and Jay Abdella
October 21, 2016
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Ryan Black Physics What year did you graduate from WHS? 2010. When you left as a student, did you have teachers who are here now? Yes, I had [science teacher Mary] York for biology, [chemistry teacher Corrine] Lowen for Chem, [science department head Ken] Rideout and [physics teacher Paul] S...

Explaining the electoral college

Explaining the electoral college

Nathan Zhao and Matt Karle
October 17, 2016
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Americans will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to choose the country's next president. Voters from across the nation will be faced with a decision that will define the United States government for the next four years. While every vote matters, it isn’t the number of checked boxes on...

Q&A with new students

Q&A with new students

Lucy Hughes and Kate Balicki
October 14, 2016
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Veja Kazlas 11th grade Q: What school did you attend before coming to WHS? A: I came from L-S [Lincoln-Sudbury High School in Sudbury, Massachusetts] Q: How do you like Wayland High School? A: I like Wayland High a lot. It is such a nice environment. I was so worried coming here because I didn'...

Students and staff discuss schoolwork assigned over vacation

Students and staff discuss schoolwork assigned over vacation

Matt Karle and Kevin Wang
October 14, 2016
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This October will see students enjoying a series of vacation days scattered across the month. After school did not meet on Rosh Hashanah on the third of October, an even longer break approached only a week later. Columbus Day and Yom Kippur both have vacation days, and given that they are celebrated...

Q&A with the Class of 2020’s new officers

Q&A with the Class of 2020’s new officers

Eden Vanslette and Joyce Wu
October 13, 2016
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Ciara Murphy, President How do you feel about becoming class president? “Pretty pumped! [I’m] excited to start fundraising!” Why do you think you won the election for class president? “I think my speech got to people. It was a pretty small speech, so it didn’t take much for peopl...

FAQs about voting

FAQs about voting

Isabel Gitten
October 4, 2016
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Q: How do I register to vote? You can register to vote online through the Massachusetts Online Voter Registration System. Through this system, you can apply to register or pre-register to vote in Massachusetts, change your name or address for voter registration purposes and change your party enrollmen...

Meet James Nocito, the new assistant principal

Meet James Nocito, the new assistant principal

Nathan Zhao and Naomi Lathan
September 20, 2016
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A warm breeze drifts across the campus of WHS. It’s August and the school is dead silent and empty of students. Janitors move about, making sure the bathrooms, floors and classrooms are ready for the upcoming school year. A few teachers stop by to check on their classrooms and solidify their plans...

WPS Director of Student Services Marlene Dodyk discusses responsibilities

WPS Director of Student Services Marlene Dodyk discusses responsibilities

Nandita Subbiah
July 11, 2016
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Wayland Public Schools aims to help all students achieve their full potential. This is not an easy feat when students bring to the table highly differing needs. Director of Student Services Marlene Dodyk works with special education teachers, regular education teachers, school administration and guidance...

WPS Superintendent Paul Stein discusses goals and experiences

WPS Superintendent Paul Stein discusses goals and experiences

Nandita Subbiah
July 5, 2016
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Wayland Public Schools is a machine with many cogs needed in order to keep it running. Superintendent Paul Stein is in charge of making sure that the school system operates as a well-oiled machine. “On one level, I am responsible along with the administrative team for making sure that there is a...

WSPN looks at cars and driving at WHS

Meg Trogolo
June 21, 2016
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