The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

New teachers join WHS community

New teachers join WHS community

Natalie Hsu, Duncan Stephenson, Nandita Subbiah, and Masha Yakhkind
October 12, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

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, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

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, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

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, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

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, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

Academic Center teacher Barbara Wolfson retires

Academic Center teacher Barbara Wolfson retires

Liam McNeish and Alex Torres
June 20, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Uncategorized, WSPN

Academic Center teacher Barbara Wolfson has taught at Wayland High School for eight years. At the end of this school year, she has decided to enter retirement.

Read more »

WHS Exchange students share experiences in China

WHS Exchange students share experiences in China

Nathan Zhao
June 20, 2016
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

When did you first decide you wanted to go on the trip? Freshman Julia Treese: I first decided in seventh or eighth grade when the students who had gone on previous trips came and showed us pictures during Chinese class. They told us how fun it was. Freshman Edmond Giang: I first decided after th...

Holocaust survivor speaks to WHS students

Holocaust survivor speaks to WHS students

Natalie Hsu and Abby McCarthy
June 20, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

On Tuesday, June 7th Holocaust survivor Marion Bluementhal Lazan spoke to WHS about her story.

Read more »

The student news site of Wayland High School
News