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Senior William Paik leads discussion panel on discrimination at WHS

Senior William Paik leads discussion panel on discrimination at WHS

Lindsay Adelman
May 26
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

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
Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

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
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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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Students participate in Relay for Life (14 photos)

Students participate in Relay for Life (14 photos)

Abby McCarthy
May 23
Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, WSPN

Wayland and Weston community members participated in the annual Relay for Life at Weston High School to raise funds and awareness for cancer.

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Muses member Lucy Hughes releases online petition

Muses member Lucy Hughes releases online petition

Thomas Chan
May 20
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Sophomore Lucy Hughes created a petition to change the a cappella requirement at WHS. The school currently requires students who participate in a cappella to take a fine arts class. In less than a day, over 100 people have signed the petition. Hughes is a member of the Muses, WHS’ female a cappella...

Events planned for Senior Week starting on May 31

Events planned for Senior Week starting on May 31

Thomas Chan
May 20
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

The week of May 30 is known as Senior Week due to the variety of events scheduled for the graduating class. Students in the class of 2016 will participate in different events together before graduating together on June 5. One senior activity is not part of Senior Week. This event is a breakfast hosted...

Q&A with WHS presidential and vice presidential candidates

Q&A with WHS presidential and vice presidential candidates

Janani Gandhi, Lindsay Adelman, and Isabel Gitten
May 18
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WSPN talks with presidential and vice presidential candidates about their motives and campaign.

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Seniors take on a wide variety of fourth quarter independent projects

Seniors take on a wide variety of fourth quarter independent projects

Lina Baranovsky
May 17
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Seniors at WHS have the option to pursue senior projects during their last quarters of high school. This year, over two dozen seniors have chosen to take on independent projects that range a wide variety of topics. According to Barbara Wolfson, the senior project co-advisor, senior projects “are...

Mr. Wayland High School to include female students

Mr. Wayland High School to include female students

Alex Torres
May 13
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Mr. Wayland High School will be held on Wednesday, May 25 in the auditorium. This year, this male-dominated parody on classic beauty pageants is undergoing a major change: It is now open to females. With this alteration, the event name has changed to “Mr./Mrs. Wayland High School;" however, the...

Police Department receives grant to target distracted drivers

Police Department receives grant to target distracted drivers

Naomi Lathan
May 12
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The Wayland Police Department has received a 2,500 dollar grant in order to target distracted drivers, but there will be no major changes in the way traffic regulations are enforced.

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Freshman Lizzy Francis selected as finalist in essay contest

Freshman Lizzy Francis selected as finalist in essay contest

Janani Gandhi and Naomi Lathan
May 2
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Freshman Lizzy Francis has been selected as a finalist in the Facing History Together student essay contest.

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