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Participate: Mystery Voice Competition

Advisers
April 26, 2009
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This week, WHS Language Department is hosting the annual Mystery Voice Competition, in which students guess the owners of the voices recorded in mp3 files online. Sentences spoken in these files are in foreign languages, and a new file is updated on each day. Any faculty member could be speaking the...

Participate in the Walk to Defeat ALS

Kathryn Washek
April 17, 2009
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Want to make a difference? The Walk to Defeat ALS is a National event sponsored by The ALS Association to promote public awareness about ALS and to raise funds for ALS research and local patient and family service programs. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease,"...

WHS to observe Day of Silence

Sasha Pansovoy
April 14, 2009
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On April 17th, hundreds of students at Wayland High School will refuse to speak, and their silence will be heard loud and strong. They will be participating in the annual national Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a project from The GLSEN, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, and it was...

Mizoguchi on leave next year

Andrew Budnick
April 12, 2009
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Assistant Principal Allyson Mizoguchi will be taking a leave of absence next year to care for her forthcoming child. School administrators Patrick Tutwiler, Scott Parseghian and Mizoguchi are searching for a replacement to her duties as assistant principal, but no one has yet been chosen for the role. There...

Leaving a mark at Wayland High

Nick Van Sciver
April 12, 2009
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Upon graduation, Wayland High School classes often leave the school gifts which serve as a way for people to remember them. One class donated four beautiful trees, of which there is now only one, that created a unique stench during their spring blossom. Another class added a bench for people to relax...

Mary Brown awarded with a trip to India

Alie Perkus
April 8, 2009
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"I couldn’t be happier; this is such a wonderful gift. I am so grateful," says foreign language department chair Mary Brown. Brown is heading to India. Out of 23 applicants, Brown was selected to receive the 21st Mary Johnson Travelship Award. This award gives one teacher every year the opportunity...

Student-run computer classes help townspeople

Student-run computer classes help townspeople

Evan Barber
April 8, 2009
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Recently, three student-run computer classes were held at Wayland High School to help people become more computer literate. Some of the class’s attendees were focused on one specific task or program, while others had never touched a computer. Students taught everything from how to get onto the food c...

Canning for Coach Adrian (15 Photos)

Eilif Mikkelsen
April 7, 2009
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Teaming up for Coach Adrian

Kathryn Washek
April 2, 2009
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For any Wayland child who has learned to play basketball, soccer, or baseball, chances are it was with the help of Wayland legend Adrian Gomes. For over 20 years, he has been dedicated to coaching and teaching sports in Wayland. Unfortunately, Gomes’s teenage daughter, Alex, has been battling cancer...

April Fools' Day '09 (27 Photos)

Robin Kim
April 1, 2009
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Student logs onto computer successfully

Andrew Budnick
April 1, 2009
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WSPN's own Garrett Levey was able to successfully log into a computer during journalism class on Friday, March 20th - a first for the technologically deprived class. "I was shocked," he said, as classmates pounded him on the back and gave him high-fives. "It was really... I can hardly speak. It's amazing...

Field House lifts off, returns to mother planet

Melanie Wang
April 1, 2009
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The Wayland High School Field House, long regarded as the school’s most bizarre piece of architecture, departed the campus late Tuesday night, to return to its “home among the stars,” according to an anonymous source. Gym classes are canceled for this week as the school administration debates what...

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