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Class rotation altered for 5/19 & 20

May 17, 2009
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Due to MCAS testing, class rotations will be slightly altered on Tuesday, 5/19, and Wednesday 5/20. Here is the altered schedule: Tues: Periods 7 8 4 6 2 3 (blocks V, VI, III, IV, I, II) -- afternoon and morning blocks swap Wed: Periods 1 4 3 7 8 5 (blocks III, II, I, IV, V, VI) -- first an...

Breaking News: H1N1 influenza comes to WHS

May 15, 2009
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UPDATE: As of Tuesday, 5/19, Wayland High School has two confirmed cases of H1N1. According to the school nurse, Amy Schoeff, "We have 2 kids who have been confirmed by the state lab with H1N1 (swine) flu. We have at least 18 other kids with flu-like symptoms who are following the instructions to stay...

Florence Adler Walk/Run Saturday to benefit METCO

Alie Perkus
May 15, 2009
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With the weak economy, and the resulting budget cuts, everyone is feeling the pinch. METCO (The Metropolitan Council for Education Opportunity) is no exception. This year METCO lost over 40 thousand dollars in budget cuts. As a result, two late bus days at the high school and middle school have been...

Administration bans Assassin Game on campus

May 14, 2009
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UPDATE: The administration has banned the Assassin Game on school grounds. "Kills" must take place off campus. A number of water guns have been confiscated by teachers since the game started. On Wednesday, May 13, seniors wearing burger king crowns and spraying each other with water mystified underc...

Senior Assassin temporarily halted

Marie Stotz
May 13, 2009
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On Wednesday, May 13, seniors wearing burger king crowns and spraying each other with water mystified underclassmen and teachers alike. The observers who were in the know could be heard whispering one word to each other: Assassin. Assassin is a game where all participants are assigned a target, someone...

Language building evacuated due to gas leak

Language building evacuated due to gas leak

Kelsey Sommers
May 11, 2009
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Starting early this morning, teachers complained of a gas smell in some classrooms and in the hallway. After second block, in order to ensure everyone’s safety, students and teachers were asked to evacuate the language building. All classes have been relocated to different buildings on campus. ...

Tech Task Force Needs YOUR Input

May 9, 2009
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The Wayland Public Schools Technology Task Force is gathering information from our students to help define the vision for technology integration into our 21st century teaching and learning environment. Your input is invaluable. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at the website below. Thank...

Texting cause of latest MBTA green line "big bang"

Texting cause of latest MBTA green line "big bang"

David Ryan
May 9, 2009
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At 7:18 PM  tonight, a Green Line trolley inbound from Government Center collided with another trolley stopped at a red signal in-between Park Street and Government Center Stations. According to the Boston Fire Department 46 people were transported to local hospitals, and none of the injuries appear...

Nutrikids lunch system installed at Wayland High

Alie Perkus
May 7, 2009
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“If my five-year-old daughter can do it, then high schoolers can too,” Principal Pat Tutwiler laughs. He was referring to Nutrikids, the new lunch program installed at the high school. In this system new to WHS, students have a six-digit code they punch into a keypad. If they have money in their...

Senior prank leads to different perspectives

David Ryan
April 28, 2009
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Wayland students arriving for their first period class Tuesday morning were met with an unfamiliar sight: an empty senior parking lot. A number of Wayland seniors woke up around 6 AM and drove to school, but not to get a jump start on a day of learning. For their prank this year, seniors parked their...

Administration responds to the senior class prank

Administration responds to the senior class prank

Eilif Mikkelsen
April 28, 2009
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ADDED: Please refer to this article for different perspectives on this incident. Early this morning the senior class blockaded their lot and filled up the junior lot with their cars as this year's senior prank. Scott Parseghian, the dean of students, called in the Wayland police to assist in resolving...

WSPN picks up the Pacemaker once again

WSPN picks up the Pacemaker once again

Melanie Wang
April 26, 2009
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WSPN shined under the blazing Phoenix sun last week, picking up its second consecutive Pacemaker Award from the National Student Press Association (NSPA) on Saturday, April 18th. Six Wayland students and two teachers were on hand to receive the honor in front of a crowd of thousands of fellow student jo...

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