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Wayland superintendent Paul Stein reflects on retirement

Wayland superintendent Paul Stein reflects on retirement

Hannah Rice and Kate Balicki
November 29, 2016
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On October 17th, Wayland Public Schools Superintendent Paul Stein announced in an email to all parents and teachers that he will retire at the end of this school year. Stein is retiring after working in education for 41 years. He has spent the last six years working with Wayland Public Schools. “I...

News Brief: bell schedule and preview for speaker on 11/29

News Brief: bell schedule and preview for speaker on 11/29

Jay Abdella
November 27, 2016
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Bell Schedule for Tuesday, Nov. 29: On Nov. 29, Ty Sells from Youth-To-Youth is coming to speak about healthy choices and making good decisions to the entire school. There will be two different assemblies depending on your third period class. Nov. 29 is a F day. There will also be an evening ...

WHS administration proposes new prom rules

WHS administration proposes new prom rules

Olivia Waldron, Anika Das, and Joyce Wu
November 22, 2016
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WHS administration is considering setting new rules for this year’s prom. According to Principal Allyson Mizoguchi, although no specifics have been decided, there will be changes in some basic rules for prom this year and in years to come. Mizoguchi plans to finalize and reveal the new rules to...

WHS Student Council implements new “color blast” event

WHS Student Council implements new “color blast” event

Kevin Wang, Joyce Wu, and Nathan Zhao
November 22, 2016
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The WHS student council has implemented a new event preceding Spirit Day called the “color blast,” which will take place on Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Students will decorate the hallways of the academic building following a color that the student council has set for them.

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News Brief: Camera-equipped drone to take pictures of WHS solar panels

News Brief: Camera-equipped drone to take pictures of WHS solar panels

Kevin Wang
November 17, 2016
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On Friday, a drone equipped with a camera will take pictures of solar panels located in the WHS parking lots. Principal Allyson Mizoguchi notified the student body through an email on Wednesday morning. The drone is from Ameresco, Inc., a renewable energy solution provider. According to Wayland's...

On Election Day, Wayland residents head to the polls

On Election Day, Wayland residents head to the polls

Meg Trogolo, Nandita Subbiah, Nathan Zhao, Janani Gandhi, Jay Abdella, and Abby Stoller
November 9, 2016
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On Tuesday afternoon, Wayland residents converged on the polls to choose America’s next president. Local political activists were out in force holding signs near polling places, and among those casting their ballots were WHS students and teachers. Outside Wayland Middle School, where precincts 2...

Donald Trump’s stance on foreign policy

Donald Trump’s stance on foreign policy

Kevin Wang
November 8, 2016
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Republican nominee Donald Trump’s foreign relations and national security policies have centered around “peace through strength, as his campaign website officially states. Trump intends to begin with strengthening the American military and subsequently tackling global issues including Middle Eastern...

WSPN examines data from presidential debate focus group

WSPN examines data from presidential debate focus group

Nandita Subbiah, Jackie Stoller, and Abby Stoller
November 8, 2016
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WSPN asked a focus group of students to rate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's policies, fitness to be president and overall debate performance. Fitness to serve as PresidentCreate column charts Economic policyCreate line charts Foreign PolicyCreate bar charts Focus Group ReactionsCreate line charts...

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the legalization of recreational marijuana

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the legalization of recreational marijuana

Kyle Chen and Charlie Moore
November 8, 2016
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On November 8th, voters across the United States will go to their respective polling places to decide who will be the president for the next four years. However, the next commander-in-chief is not the only thing on the ballot - residents of Massachusetts will also be voting on a four-question referendum....

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the expansion of charter schools

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the expansion of charter schools

Olivia Waldron
November 8, 2016
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On November 8th, Massachusetts voters will not only help decide the next president, but also vote on four state ballot questions. These questions will include the right to have slot machines, the expansion of charter schools, the treatment of farm animals and the legalization of recreational marijuana. One...

Donald Trump’s stance on the economy

Donald Trump’s stance on the economy

Kevin Wang
November 7, 2016
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Republican nominee Donald Trump’s economic positions resonate with voters who support slashing taxes for both families and corporations, prioritizing the creation of jobs, producing better trade deals while preventing poor ones, revising the business relationships between the United States and foreign...

Hillary Clinton’s stance on the economy

Hillary Clinton’s stance on the economy

Matt Karle
November 7, 2016
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Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s plans for the economy are centered around raising taxes on the wealthy in order to invest in creating new jobs. Clinton intends to maintain taxes on big corporations while providing tax relief to small business. She claims that her plan will create 10 million jobs...

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