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Sophomore Julia Broomer wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Sophomore Julia Broomer wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Olivia Waldron and Brian Cohen
June 16, 2016
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Sophomore Julia Broomer was announced as the winner of the Freedom Prize Essay Contest. Her paper addressed the question, "Should the United States commit “boots on the ground” to combat ISIS?” Broomer was presented with the prize during the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30.

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WHS alumnus Michael Gentilucci speaks to GSA

WHS alumnus Michael Gentilucci speaks to GSA

Naomi Lathan
June 16, 2016
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As part of the Live Out Loud’s homecoming project, Michael Gentilucci returned to Wayland to talk with the GSA after school on June 6. Gentilucci, a member of the WHS class of 2009, has worked for companies such as IMAX and NBCUniversal and Viacom.

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Student Council implements contract for members

Student Council implements contract for members

Alex Torres
June 8, 2016
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Student Council advisors Jared Walsh and Charlene Bishop are implementing a mandatory contract for Student Council members next year. The decision to make this contract coincided with the recent election for next year’s Student Council officers and eboard members.

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Seniors watch “Escalation” film

Seniors watch “Escalation” film

Nathan Zhao
June 7, 2016
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WHS' class of 2016 viewed the movie "Escalation," which portrays an abusive relationship, as part of senior week last week.

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News Brief: Graduation moved to field house

News Brief: Graduation moved to field house

Meg Trogolo
June 4, 2016
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Sunday’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2016 will be held inside the WHS field house instead of on the WHS football field due to a forecast of rain. Principal Allyson Mizoguchi announced the change in an email to the student body and parents Friday night. In the email, Mizoguchi said that...

Coach Adam Hughes to reintroduce leadership elective

Coach Adam Hughes to reintroduce leadership elective

Isabel Gitten, Jackie Stoller, and Lucy Hughes
June 1, 2016
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Coach Adam Hughes will teach a new class next year. Students will learn skills to improve leadership.

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Students to present films at annual festival

Students to present films at annual festival

Brian Cohen
May 27, 2016
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The Wayland High School Film Festival will take place this Friday at 6 p.m. in the WHS theater, featuring the work of both the Honors Script To Screen class and the Honors Dramatic Arts class. Ticket prices are $1 for WHS seniors, $5 for other students, free for teachers and $10 for general admission....

Senior William Paik leads discussion panel on discrimination at WHS

Senior William Paik leads discussion panel on discrimination at WHS

Lindsay Adelman
May 26, 2016
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Wayland High School students gathered at the media center on Tuesday for a discussion led by senior William Paik regarding race, culture and religion at WHS.

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BREAKING NEWS: Seniors pull senior prank with phone alarms

BREAKING NEWS: Seniors pull senior prank with phone alarms

Alex Torres, Jackie Stoller, and Masha Yakhkind
May 25, 2016
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Seniors set all of their phone alarms for 10 a.m. on May 24 as a senior prank.

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Board of Library Trustees discusses updating current library

Board of Library Trustees discusses updating current library

Janani Gandhi
May 24, 2016
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The Board of Library Trustees is currently discussing options to update the current library. The Board acquired a $150,000 grant from the town meeting in November to conduct a study to explore options for a new library.

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