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The Local: Restaurant Review

Harry Falber
October 22, 2013
Filed under Articles, Opinion, WSPN

Wayland’s newest restaurant, The Local, opened in the town center on Monday, September 23. We decided to have dinner at The Local to check out the scene. As we walked in, we were greeted by three hosts, all of whom were WHS students. This added to the community feel the restaurant offers. The seating in the restaurant was well organized. Each table had a view of the g...

Opinion: Reflecting on a year of advisory

Ben Porter
June 24, 2013
Filed under Opinion

[/caption] I can’t believe a year has gone by since we started advisory. I can still re-create in my mind the initial awkwardness of walking into a classroom filled with random kids of various ages who I knew only as names off the dreaded advisory email I received last summer. Now, walking into that same classroom almost nine months later, the awkwardness is just as preval...

Five factors of a successful graduation party

Five factors of a successful graduation party

Elizabeth Karpacz
June 6, 2013
Filed under Articles, Opinion

Bouncing on a moon bounce with your friends, listening to good music and eating favorite foods are just some of the activities found at the various Wayland High School graduation parties. Every year, many WHS seniors choose to host one of these “grad parties” in hopes of ending their high sch...

Opinion: Class of 2014 gets psyched for senior year

Opinion: Class of 2014 gets psyched for senior year

Andrew Lidington
June 6, 2013
Filed under Articles, Opinion

When I walked into school on Monday, adorned in my red, white and blue attire, I didn’t know what to expect. My class had agreed to dress in the colors of the American flag, and I held myself to a pretty high standard. I even decided to wear red shoes. However, I wasn’t sure if my classmates would match my enthusiasm. It turns out my fears were unfounded, as the Class of 2014 ...

Opinion: Naviance encourages dangerous emphasis on college acceptance

Opinion: Naviance encourages dangerous emphasis on college acceptance

Ben Porter
May 21, 2013
Filed under Articles, Opinion, WSPN

It’s finally time. After months of anticipation and countless trips to the mailbox, the college letter has arrived. With shaking hands, you apprehensively unseal the envelope. You’ve already convinced yourself that the contents of this single letter will dictate the success of your high school career. But d...

Pura Vida: An inside look into the Costa Rica excursion

Pura Vida: An inside look into the Costa Rica excursion

Allison Wei
April 30, 2013
Filed under Opinion, WSPN

This April vacation, the Wayland High School science department went on a trip to the beautiful country of Costa Rica. I was one of the lucky eleven students who went on the trip, and it was amazing. We were there for eight days and seven nights with science teachers Corey Lowen, Heidi Friedlander and B...

Examining the college visiting process

Examining the college visiting process

Lizzy Worstell
April 15, 2013
Filed under Articles, Opinion, WSPN

If you ask Wayland High School students what the most stressful part of high school is, you’re going to get a variety of answers. But I think many of us can agree that stressing about college is towards the top of our lists. Perhaps one of the most taxing parts of the college process is visiting ...

Community offers opinions on successful Senior Shows

Community offers opinions on successful Senior Shows

Whitney Halperin
March 13, 2013
Filed under Opinion, WSPN

WSPN caught up with WHS community members to discuss past Seniors Shows and what makes a Senior Show successful.

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