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Trump’s Cabinet: Part Two

Trump’s Cabinet: Part Two

Kevin Wang and Matt Karle
February 16
Filed under Articles, News, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Credit: US Department of Education (02092017 - SBD - Howard University-122) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons                       Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Nomination & Confirmation to Ca...

Senior Sharmila Mysore starts Women Empowerment club

Senior Sharmila Mysore starts Women Empowerment club

Veronika Golod
February 10
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Senior Sharmila Mysore recently started the Women Empowerment club at WHS. The club is designed for girls, young or old, who strive to empower themselves by joining and conversing about common problems women face in society. “It is a place where girls may gather and express any kinds of frustration...

WW ’17: Juniors attend MVP presentation

WW ’17: Juniors attend MVP presentation

Duncan Stephenson and Kyle Chen
February 10
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

Every year, juniors at Wayland High School learn about the Mentors for Violence Prevention program (MVP) in Wellness classes. There is also an MVP club, which is made up of seniors who have already learned about MVP in the classroom. During this year’s Winter Week, the members and advisors of the...

BREAKING NEWS: All Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, February 9

BREAKING NEWS: All Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, February 9

Meg Trogolo
February 8
Filed under Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

All Wayland Public Schools, including the Children's Way and all school offices, will be closed due to inclement weather tomorrow on Thursday, February 9.

WW ’17: Seniors view “13th” documentary

WW ’17: Seniors view “13th” documentary

Veronika Golod
February 7
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

As the senior class filed into the theater on Wednesday, they had no idea that the film they were about to watch as part of Winter Week, Ava DuVernay's documentary "13th," would be powerful and emotional enough to bring some to tears. The film focuses around the question of whether the 13th Amendment...

WW ’17: History teacher Kevin Delaney leads woodworking workshop

WW ’17: History teacher Kevin Delaney leads woodworking workshop

Charlie Moore and Veronika Golod
February 7
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

History department head Kevin Delaney led a woodworking workshop in WHS' new Innovation Realization Lab for junior and senior students on Friday as part of Winter Week. In the lab, which was introduced students are free to invent, create and brainstorm new and innovative ideas. “I was asked by...

WW ’17: WHS sophomores attend PFLAG presentation

WW ’17: WHS sophomores attend PFLAG presentation

Nathan Zhao and Matt Karle
February 7
Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

On Friday, WHS sophomores convened in the auditorium for a mandatory presentation by the Greater Boston chapter of PFLAG, or Parents and Friends for Lesbians and Gays, a nationwide organization that describes itself as “the extended family of the LGBTQ community.” Annually given to the sophomore...

WW ’17: WHS students watch “Apollo 13” film

WW ’17: WHS students watch “Apollo 13” film

Meg Trogolo
February 4
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Winter Week 2017, WSPN

On Monday, WHS students watched the film “Apollo 13” as part of the school’s annual Winter Week. This was the second year that Winter Week has included a school-wide film screening, with last year’s choice being the 2014 film “Selma.” “It’s a nice technology and science film, and maybe...

Trump’s Cabinet: Part One

Trump’s Cabinet: Part One

Nathan Zhao and Kevin Wang
January 23
Filed under Articles, News, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN's Nathan Zhao and Kevin Wang preview the cabinet and cabinet nominees of United States President-Elect Donald Trump. Credit: Courtesy of Wikipedia                 Vice President Mike Pence Appointment to Cabinet In July 2...

WHS community reflects on presidential transition

WHS community reflects on presidential transition

Janani Gandhi, Isabel Gitten, Aimee LaRochelle, and Olivia Waldron
January 19
Filed under In-Depth, News, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN asked WHS students and teachers about their reactions immediately after the 2016 presidential election.

Updated: Mid-Year Exam Schedule 2017

Updated: Mid-Year Exam Schedule 2017

Nathan Zhao and Olivia Waldron
January 17
Filed under Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Above is the new mid-year exam schedule, which WHS Principal Allyson Mizoguchi sent to students. Exams will take place from Tuesday, Jan. 24 to Friday, Jan. 27. The only major change to the schedule compared to previous years was the change of Monday, usually a testing day, to be a regular "F" Day. Update:...

ACIP announces shutdown of FluMist vaccine for 2016-17 flu season

ACIP announces shutdown of FluMist vaccine for 2016-17 flu season

Kevin Wang and Joyce Wu
January 12
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices [ACIP] announced its decision to discontinue the flu prevention method, also known as FluMist. The vaccine had served as an alternative for traditional flu injections since 2009 when the H1N1 or swine flu epidemic broke out. According to Ruth...

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