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NFL Wildcard Playoff Predictions

NFL Wildcard Playoff Predictions

Duncan Stephenson and Charlie Moore
January 6
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans (HOU -3.5) Saturday, January 7th, 4:35 pm, ABC Charlie Moore Both teams had fairly strong seasons and are looking to move on to the divisional round. The Raiders had one of the strongest seasons in the NFL, going 12-4 and clinching their first playoff berth since 20...

Opinion: Let the princess find her princess charming

Opinion: Let the princess find her princess charming

Abby McCarthy
January 5
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase

Overjoyed mice wave goodbye to Cinderella as her coach rolls away after the wedding. Cinderella leans forward to share a kiss with her beloved -- a stranger. Even as a child, I was never thrilled by the prince in Cinderella. Like many Disney princes, he offers little personality and serves as a nonentity...

Students prepare for the MMEA All State

Students prepare for the MMEA All State

Eden Vanslette, Kate Balicki, Audrey Camacho, Conor Keating, Abby Stoller, and Natalie Hsu
January 4
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Showcase, Student Art, WSPN

The Massachusetts Music Educators Association [MMEA] Eastern District selected 22 Wayland High School students to participate in the All State auditions on January 21st, 2017. The All State festival will occur on March 10th, 2017 and March 11th, 2017. Students have a variety of feelings regarding auditioning...

WHS hosts winter college a cappella concert (video)

WHS hosts winter college a cappella concert (video)

Hannah Rice and Kate Balicki
January 3
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

WHS' three a cappella groups performed along with the Simmons College Sirens, Harvard University Veritones, and Northeastern University Unisons in the CAPA winter college a cappella concert.

WPS school committee announces start of superintendent search

WPS school committee announces start of superintendent search

Anika Das, Joyce Wu, and Nathan Zhao
December 23
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

In light of Superintendent Dr. Paul Stein’s decision to retire at the end of the 2016-2017 school year on June 30, 2017, the search to find the next Wayland superintendent has begun. Stein is retiring for personal reasons having to do with his family, but the retirement program will also allow him...

Class of 2017 applies early decision to colleges

Class of 2017 applies early decision to colleges

Kevin Wang and Charlie Moore
December 23
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

For most seniors, the fall and winter are the last few months of their high school run to tour some schools, finish up some tests and think about their college major. But for an estimated 10% of students, according to guidance counselor Dennis Doherty, autumn is especially cramped as they also send out...

Wayland mosque receives hate letter

Wayland mosque receives hate letter

Kevin Wang and Masha Yakhkind
December 21
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The Islamic Center of Boston, located in Wayland, recently received a letter that contained multiple slanders against Muslims, called for a genocide similar to the Holocaust and mentioned President-elect Donald Trump as “the new sheriff in town.” After Trump's election, several mosques around the...

News Brief (UPDATED): Students receive Trump campaign email

News Brief (UPDATED): Students receive Trump campaign email

Meg Trogolo
December 19
Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Politics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On Saturday at 7:04 p.m., all WHS students received an email from president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign headquarters thanking them for subscribing to campaign emails and soliciting donations. On Sunday, all WHS students received another email asking them to either confirm their subscriptions to...

Seniors attend annual progressive dinner

Seniors attend annual progressive dinner

Veronika Golod
December 19
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The annual senior progressive dinner took place last Saturday. The school’s seniors gathered together for a class meal, consisting of appetizers, entrees, & desserts. Each student was assigned to make either an appetizer, an entree or a dessert. Senior superlatives were also announced and celebrated...

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