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  • June 12Boys' tennis and girls' tennis win MIAA State Championship

  • June 12Boys' volleyball falls to Westfield in MIAA Division I Finals

  • June 12Wayland-Weston Crew's lightweight 4+ places sixth at USRowing Nationals

English teacher and journalism adviser Janet Karman retires (video)

English teacher and journalism adviser Janet Karman retires (video)

Isabel Gitten and Kate Balicki
June 19, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

English teacher and journalism adviser Janet Karman is retiring at the end of the 2017 school year.

Opinion: The inaccessibility of SAT help hurts lower income students

Opinion: The inaccessibility of SAT help hurts lower income students

Abby Mitty and Naomi Lathan
June 15, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The typical WHS junior sits at home and scrolls through the necessary SAT scores for the college of their dreams. They took the test a month ago and their scores aren’t exactly what they want them to be, but this student has nothing to fear. A quick email to their college counselor with a CC to their...

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why I Don’t Recommend Watching 13 Reasons Why

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why I Don’t Recommend Watching 13 Reasons Why

Lucy Hughes
June 15, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Reviews, WSPN

I started watching 13 Reasons Why because my friends told me to. “You have to watch it,” they told me. “Why?” I’d ask, “Is it that good?” “No, it is not good, but it is something you have to watch,” they would reply. “You have to watch it because it teaches about suicidal students...

Boys’ volleyball defeats Needham (28 photos)

Boys’ volleyball defeats Needham (28 photos)

Conor Keating and Joyce Wu
June 15, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The boys' volleyball team defeated Needham in the state semi-finals 3-0.

News Brief: Final Examinations at WHS

News Brief: Final Examinations at WHS

Matt Karle and Kevin Wang
June 15, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Recent Posts, WSPN

This June, WHS will be altering the methods by which they apply final examinations to students. In previous years, comprehensive exams from the major academic subjects tested students on their second-semester knowledge. However, students will only have traditionally formatted final exams on science and...

Class of 2017 reflects on high school experience (video)

Class of 2017 reflects on high school experience (video)

Janani Gandhi, Kate Balicki, and Joyce Wu
June 14, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

Seniors reflect on their past four years on their final day of high school.

Wayland tennis advances to MIAA finals

Wayland tennis advances to MIAA finals

Conor Keating
June 13, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports

The Wayland High School varsity boys’ and girls’ tennis teams both recently claimed the Division II North Section for the state of Massachusetts. With these victories, both teams will move on to play on June 14th in the state finals at 2:50 p.m. in Shrewsbury. The boys’ team is set up to take on...

Administration announces removal of Principal Scholarship Award

Administration announces removal of Principal Scholarship Award

Aimee LaRochelle and Abby Mitty
June 6, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Principal Allyson Mizoguchi recently announced the removal of the Principal Scholarship Award, which has been in existence since the beginning of the Underclassman Awards. The award had been given out every year prior to this one. Yet, this year, the administration made the decision to remove the a...

Wayland High School to remove Native American imagery from logo

Wayland High School to remove Native American imagery from logo

Duncan Stephenson
June 6, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

Wayland High School has officially moved away from a Native American spear as its logo. Students recently voted on a symbol to replace the spear, but it is not clear if either design will become the permanent school logo. The spear had long been a source of controversy among faculty and school committee...

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