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The Class of 2018 prepares for the semi-formal dance

The Class of 2018 prepares for the semi-formal dance

Nandita Subbiah
November 19
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

One of the most important responsibilities of the class officers is to organize class events, and for sophomores, one of these events is the annual sophomore semi. The officers of the Class of 2018 have been planning their semi for the past several months, fundraising, renting the venue and organizing...

Masha Yakhkind: It’s just so many people, and everybody there just really loves dance

Masha Yakhkind: It’s just so many people, and everybody there just really loves dance

Olivia Waldron
November 17
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

She hits the dance floor with a crowd of hundreds of people watching, the spotlight shining on her and her partner’s face. Sophomore Masha Yakhkind started ballroom dancing when she was nine years old and has danced ever since. “I do competitive ballroom dancing, and I started when I was n...

Food services department implements changes

Food services department implements changes

Alex Torres and Nandita Subbiah
November 15
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Uncategorized, WSPN

Students might have noticed differences in the food services program in the past two months. Food services began to implement numerous changes to the food choices and prices in the cafeteria this year. The changes came after a review of the food services department by Edvocate, an outside consulting firm. “Last year, the food services department underwent a review by an outside consulta...

Silent section of the library is created

Silent section of the library is created

Brian Cohen
November 15
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

The library is creating a new silent section. "I feel like the kids who didn’t come here in previous years [because it was too noisy] are now coming back,” library media specialist Joanne Schmidt said.

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Students and teachers share opinions on Donald Trump

Students and teachers share opinions on Donald Trump

Lindsay Adelman and Angela Park
November 13
Filed under Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

      “Well, I think he’s a little crazy. Why? He’s very insulting to many people, and he’s careless with his words.”         “My opinion is whatever the opposite of extremely positive is when it comes to Donald Trump. I’ve known of him...

Examining the use of Engrade at WHS

Examining the use of Engrade at WHS

Lindsay Adelman
November 11
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

There is no sound in the air. While half of the class is bent over textbooks, homework and notes, the other half of the class is staring at screens on their computers, their faces illuminated by the blue glow. They are checking Engrade. Engrade is a website used by WHS to allow students to track their...

WSPN looks into the yearbook process

WSPN looks into the yearbook process

Masha Yakhkind
November 3
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On Oct. 17, members of the class of 2016 gathered for their progressive dinner to celebrate the four years they have spent together. During the event, senior superlatives were announced. WHS teacher Corey Lowen runs the yearbook and has given WSPN some insight on what goes on behind the scenes in...

‘Wayland Ghost Stories’ created by WHS students

‘Wayland Ghost Stories’ created by WHS students

Elena Erdekian and Angela Park
October 30
Filed under Features, Podcasts, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The Attic Archaeology class created Wayland Ghost Stories, which are fictitious stories based on the history of Wayland.

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WSPN looks into the latest fall fashion (18 photos)

WSPN looks into the latest fall fashion (18 photos)

Aimee LaRochelle and Jackie Stoller
October 28
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN looks into the newest fall fashion looks and trends that are popping up this season.

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Junior and senior parking lots combined

Junior and senior parking lots combined

Lucy Hughes and Jackie Stoller
October 26
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Although in previous years juniors and seniors have had designated parking lots, this year, the student parking lots have been merged, making all spots accessible to both grades. The future construction of solar panel car ports in the parking lots initiated this change. Various areas of the parking...

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