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Language students carol at Sunrise Assisted Living (23 photos)

Language students carol at Sunrise Assisted Living (23 photos)

Angela Park and Elena Erdekian
December 14, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WHS students visited Sunrise Assisted Living to sing holiday-themed carols in Spanish and French. World Language and Classics department head Melissa Bryant and Spanish teacher Nicole Haghdoust organized the trip.

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Athlete of the Week: Charlie Sharton

Athlete of the Week: Charlie Sharton

Brian Cohen
December 9, 2015
Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Week, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

This week's athlete of the week is junior Charlie Sharton. Sharton is a key player on the WHS tennis team.

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Youth in Philanthropy program to start in January, open for application

Youth in Philanthropy program to start in January, open for application

Angela Park
December 9, 2015
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Youth in Philanthropy (YIP), a semester-long program aiming to educate local high school students on the importance of philanthropy, will be starting up this January in Sudbury. The program is run by the Foundation for MetroWest, the 20-year-old community foundation covering 33 cities and towns in...

Wayland residents participate in ski swap (36 photos)

Wayland residents participate in ski swap (36 photos)

Abby McCarthy
December 8, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Wayland residents visited WHS to participate in the annual winter ski swap.

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Athletes share views on sports culture at WHS

Athletes share views on sports culture at WHS

Janani Gandhi and Naomi Lathan
December 8, 2015
Filed under Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

    “[The sports culture is] intense. Some kids are playing sports to play in college. I would say lenient [too] because some kids are doing it to stay fit and do a sport, low key. Sports come second to school.”             &...

Featured Artist: Shaelee Comettant

Featured Artist: Shaelee Comettant

Masha Yakhkind and Abby Stoller
December 7, 2015
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Student Art, WSPN

WSPN's Masha Yakhkind and Abby Stoller interview featured artist Shaelee Comettant.

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WHS hosts college a cappella concert (72 photos)

WHS hosts college a cappella concert (72 photos)

Natalie Hsu
December 7, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, WSPN

The WHS T-Tones, Madrigals and Muses performed at the college a cappella concert. UMass Amherst Vocal Suspects, Emmanuel College For Good Measure and The Harvard Din & Tonics performed as well.

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Tim Spinale: I loved the thrill of just going out there and becoming someone else

Tim Spinale: I loved the thrill of just going out there and becoming someone else

Liam McNeish
December 7, 2015
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Spotlight, WSPN

Walking down the hallways at Wayland High School, you may recognize senior Tim Spinale. Chances are you've seen or heard of one of his many performances as both a WHSTE (Wayland High School Theater Ensemble) member and a singer in the WHS a cappella group, The Madrigals. In his two and half years...

Wayland girls’ field hockey team finishes with best record in years

Wayland girls’ field hockey team finishes with best record in years

Olivia Waldron and Abby Stoller
December 4, 2015
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The Wayland girls' field hockey team had the best season in Wayland history this year. For the first time in years, the team won the division and were named DCL champions. Captain Emily Barnard explains the team strived for excellence throughout the season, and their hard work paid off in the end. “We...

Wandering Backpack: David Schmirer

Wandering Backpack: David Schmirer

Olivia Waldron and Lucy Hughes
December 4, 2015
Filed under Features, Recent Posts, Wandering Backpack, WSPN

Running shoes: Running is pretty much my favorite thing to do when I’m not at work. I definitely want these shoes to be able to exercise and keep my mind at ease. Coffee: I would find a way, however humanly possible, to make coffee because without that, it would be pretty much a miserable existe...

France trip will still be held after Paris attacks

France trip will still be held after Paris attacks

Isabel Gitten and Naomi Lathan
December 3, 2015
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase

On Fri., Nov. 13, Paris joined the long list of cities affected by acts of terrorism. Despite the attacks, the WHS France trip will continue as planned with a few changes to the itinerary. Thirteen French language students are planning on going to France this April. “I have been taking French...

Athlete of the Week: Lori Cliff

Athlete of the Week: Lori Cliff

Lina Baranovsky
December 3, 2015
Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Week, Recent Posts, Sports, Uncategorized

This week's athlete of the week is senior Lori Cliff. Cliff is a top swimmer for Wayland High School.

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