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News Brief: WHS planner app released to students

News Brief: WHS planner app released to students

Jay Abdella
April 24, 2017
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The Wayland High School planner app has been released to the student body. As of Wednesday, April 12, the newest version has been released and is available on Self Service for downloading onto student computers. Principal Allyson Mizoguchi sent out the email confirming the upload this week. This app...

News Brief: “Out and Proud” panel to be hosted by Alliance this Thursday

News Brief: “Out and Proud” panel to be hosted by Alliance this Thursday

Kevin Wang
April 12, 2017
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A panel discussion about being an LGBTQ student at WHS will take place during fourth block on Thursday, April 13. The event will be located in fine arts teacher Richard Weingartner's room, known as "The Shop." Hosted by the Wayland Alliance, the discussion will be led by LGBTQ students and faculty members. Students...

News Brief: Robotics team competing in the New England Regional Tournament

News Brief: Robotics team competing in the New England Regional Tournament

Kyle Chen and Nathan Zhao
April 8, 2017
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Wayland High School's robotics team will be competing today, Saturday, April 8, in the FIRST Robotics League's New England regional tournament at the University of New Hampshire's Whittlemore Center in Durham, NH. The competition will be on a live stream from Thursday through Saturday. The results and schedule will be posted here throughou...

WHS’ revised parking lot policy divides junior and senior classes

WHS’ revised parking lot policy divides junior and senior classes

Abby Stoller
April 6, 2017
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In the fall of 2015, the WHS parking lot system changed drastically. Instead of drawing a numbered spot out of the lottery, parking spots are now a free-for-all. There are no assigned spots, but this has caused controversy between student drivers. Even though students have the ability to park in whichever...

History department restricts conference room access

History department restricts conference room access

Joyce Wu
April 5, 2017
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The open door policy in the history wing conference room is no longer in place due to damage to one of the room's chairs. Before the incident, students were able to work quietly in the conference room without permission, but now, students must check in with department head Kevin Delaney for access. A...

Robotics team competes at regional competition

Robotics team competes at regional competition

Kyle Chen
April 5, 2017
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Last weekend, Wayland High School’s robotics team competed in the FRC (First Robotics Competition) North Shore event at Reading High School. The team advanced to the quarterfinals of the competition, where they were eliminated 2-1 in a best of three series. The team was awarded the “Excellence in...

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland wins 9th annual Civics Bee in unprecedented tiebreaker

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland wins 9th annual Civics Bee in unprecedented tiebreaker

Kevin Wang and Kyle Chen
April 4, 2017
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Last Sunday, in an unprecedented two-part tiebreaker, Wayland’s Civics Bee team defeated teams from Sudbury and Weston to win the ninth annual Civics Bee. The bee was hosted by the League of Women Voters at Curtis Middle School in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The teams were scored through six rounds...

WHS Spanish National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

WHS Spanish National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

Matt Karle and Andrew D'Amico
April 4, 2017
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On Wednesday, March 22, 32 students were inducted into the Wayland chapter of the Spanish National Honor Society during a ceremony held in the lecture hall. The students are the first new inductees after a decades-long hiatus. The Spanish National Honor Society, or Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, is...

News Brief: Wayland School Committee backs Unobskey as new Superintendent of Schools

News Brief: Wayland School Committee backs Unobskey as new Superintendent of Schools

Jay Abdella and Nathan Zhao
March 27, 2017
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The School Committee announced on March 26 their backing of Dr. Arthur Unobskey to succeed Dr. Paul Stein as the next Superintendent of Schools for Wayland Public Schools. Unobskey will come to Wayland from his current position of Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Gloucester, where he has served...

School Committee holds FY18 budget hearing

School Committee holds FY18 budget hearing

Matt Karle
March 24, 2017
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On March 6, members of the Wayland School Committee met at the Wayland Town Building to finalize their proposal of the 2017-2018 (FY18) school budget. In an extensive 150 minute hearing, which is available to watch in its entirety on WayCam, the Committee members addressed the fine details of their p...

Opt-out forms for prom coach buses

Opt-out forms for prom coach buses

Isabel Gitten and Aimee LaRochelle
March 8, 2017
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Last Friday, parents of juniors received a transportation opt-out notification form that would allow students the option not to take a coach bus. In November, the junior class government originally announced that coach buses would be available for students to ride to the junior prom on May 13. Juniors...

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