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Hillary Clinton’s stance on education

Hillary Clinton’s stance on education

Matt Karle
October 14
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Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s educational policies for K-12 students are mostly intended to support America’s public schools. According to her campaign wesbsite, Clinton intends to launch national campaigns to rebuild atrophying public schools and “elevate the profession of teaching.”...

Donald Trump’s stance on Education

Donald Trump’s stance on Education

Kevin Wang
October 14
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Republican nominee Donald Trump has promoted “school choice,” a term that represents the allocation of federal public education funds to send students to whatever type of school fits their needs the best, regardless of the type (public, private, charter, homeschool, online, etc.). Trump’s plans...

New teachers join WHS community

New teachers join WHS community

Natalie Hsu, Duncan Stephenson, Nandita Subbiah, and Masha Yakhkind
October 12
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Credit: Natalie Hsu Veronique Latimer Art What sparked you interest in teaching? “I was a Peace Corps Volunteer and I didn’t know what kind of project I would be thrown into. I ended up being a health volunteer. I didn’t really have a health background, and the job entailed travelling to rur...

“Girls Only” weight room hours instituted at WHS

“Girls Only” weight room hours instituted at WHS

Olivia Waldron and Andrew D'Amico
September 30
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Starting this fall, the WHS wellness department has instituted a “girls only” block of time in the school's weight room. Only female students, staff and faculty may use the weight room on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:15 p.m to 3 p.m. The department created the program for many reasons, the...

Solar panels installed in WHS’ parking lots

Solar panels installed in WHS’ parking lots

Masha Yakhkind
September 30
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Several new solar panels were installed above the parking lots of Wayland High School, Wayland Middle School and the Wayland Town Building over the summer. At Wayland's annual town meeting in April, residents approved the project by a majority of 90 percent. Ellen Tohn of the Wayland Energy Initiatives...

Q&A with Freshman Officer Candidates

Q&A with Freshman Officer Candidates

Nathan Zhao and Kevin Wang
September 27
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President: Why are you running for class president? Freshman Keren Dahan: “Why not? We need a president and it looks nice on your college application.” Freshman Aidan Keenan: “Yesterday, I asked myself in the mirror and it came to me. I realized that this school is good right now, it’s...

Former assistant principal Scott Parseghian named K-12 wellness director

Former assistant principal Scott Parseghian named K-12 wellness director

Meg Trogolo
September 26
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Scott Parseghian has taken a new position as wellness director for the Wayland school district, leaving his former position as WHS assistant principal and dean of students. As part of this job, he observes each Wayland school’s wellness classes and oversees the district’s general wellness curriculum....

Who do WHS students support in the upcoming presidential election?

Who do WHS students support in the upcoming presidential election?

Nathan Zhao
September 26
Filed under Infographics, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

Who do WHS students support in the presidential election? Create line charts...

Gender neutral bathrooms established at WHS

Gender neutral bathrooms established at WHS

Naomi Lathan
September 20
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Over the summer, Wayland High School converted its English pod bathrooms from men's and women's to gender neutral. The idea originated with the WHS Alliance, and the change is meant to make sure that all students have a bathroom they feel comfortable using regardless of gender identity. WHS' Alliance,...

Art teacher Janet Armentano retiring

Art teacher Janet Armentano retiring

Olivia Waldron and Jackie Stoller
June 20
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This year as the seniors leave WHS for a new chapter in their lives, many teachers and staff members will be joining them. One of these is art teacher Janet Armentano. Armentano became an art teacher because she fell in love with art. “When I created a painting I was really proud of, I discovered...

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