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NFL Conference Championship Preview

NFL Conference Championship Preview

Duncan Stephenson and Charlie Moore
January 20
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Date: Sunday, January 22nd Time: 6:40 pm TV: CBS Line: NE (-6) So the final four are finally here. Our AFC matchup is Pittsburgh at New England. Both teams have played great seasons and both very much deserve to be here. Sunday night’s game will ...

WHS community reflects on presidential transition

WHS community reflects on presidential transition

Janani Gandhi, Isabel Gitten, Aimee LaRochelle, and Olivia Waldron
January 19
Filed under In-Depth, News, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN asked WHS students and teachers about their reactions immediately after the 2016 presidential election.

Opinion: Teenagers need more sleep

Opinion: Teenagers need more sleep

Genesis Morales
January 18
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

Why am I always tired? In fact, why are all my friends always tired? This is because Wayland schools make me get up early and drag myself to class. Don’t they know that students my age need more sleep because we are growing? Because I don’t get enough sleep, I wake up miserable every morning. When...

Students participate in the Intramural Basketball League (29 photos)

Students participate in the Intramural Basketball League (29 photos)

Kate Balicki, Naomi Lathan, and Jackie Stoller
January 17
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Students participate in an intramural basketball league games on Thursday. Grey beat Green 42-38, Red beat Blue 35-25, White beat Orange 36-22, and Pink beat Black 103-51.

Updated: Mid-Year Exam Schedule 2017

Updated: Mid-Year Exam Schedule 2017

Nathan Zhao and Olivia Waldron
January 17
Filed under Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Above is the new mid-year exam schedule, which WHS Principal Allyson Mizoguchi sent to students. Exams will take place from Tuesday, Jan. 24 to Friday, Jan. 27. The only major change to the schedule compared to previous years was the change of Monday, usually a testing day, to be a regular "F" Day. Update:...

4th annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball game to take place

4th annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball game to take place

Matthew Karle and Kyle Chen
January 13
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

This coming Friday, Wayland will be hosting the fourth annual Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball game against Weston High School. It is an event that has attained great success in past years, and organizers hope that this year’s will be even better than last. The goal of the Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball...

ACIP announces shutdown of FluMist vaccine for 2016-17 flu season

ACIP announces shutdown of FluMist vaccine for 2016-17 flu season

Kevin Wang and Joyce Wu
January 12
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices [ACIP] announced its decision to discontinue the flu prevention method, also known as FluMist. The vaccine had served as an alternative for traditional flu injections since 2009 when the H1N1 or swine flu epidemic broke out. According to Ruth...

Opinion: Lunar New Year should be a school holiday

Opinion: Lunar New Year should be a school holiday

Nathan Zhao
January 11
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, WSPN

In one of the most influential documents in our nation’s history, our Founding Fathers coined the phrase “All men are created equal.” Over time, this simple phrase has had different interpretations and meanings, but even today the basic idea of the phrase still remains relevant: a right to equality...

Dylan Rader: I love playing the bass. It’s my passion

Dylan Rader: I love playing the bass. It’s my passion

Meg Trogolo
January 10
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Spotlight

Imagine that you have put in years of hard work at playing an instrument you love, starting when you were a child. You auditioned for the Senior District festival, an ensemble you’ve had your eye on for a long time, and you just got an email containing the list of students who made it. You open it...

Wellness department discontinues “girls only” weight room hours

Wellness department discontinues “girls only” weight room hours

Olivia Waldron and Andrew D'Amico
January 10
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The WHS wellness department has discontinued "girls only" hours in the WHS weight room. In the fall, the department implemented the designated time slot when only women were allowed to use the weight room and equipment. However, due to the low number of female students and teachers using the weight...

Students participate in the annual winter orchestra concert and art exhibit (49 photos)

Students participate in the annual winter orchestra concert and art exhibit (49 photos)

Natalie Hsu and Jay Abdella
January 9
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WHS and Wayland Middle School orchestras played in the annual winter orchestra concert. Student art was displayed and sold in the commons during the concert.

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