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Year in Review: 2016-2017

Year in Review: 2016-2017

June 20, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

The school year started off with three changes: the hiring of assistant principal James Nocito, the new gender neutral bathrooms were established, and the girls’ only weight room hours were created. The latter was discontinued after lack of participation. In the fall, the election was often a major topic of disc...

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

Nathan Zhao wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Nathan Zhao wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Andrew D'Amico
June 19, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Recently, the twelfth annual Freedom Prize was awarded to sophomore Nathan Zhao by the Wayland Veterans Memorial. Each year, students of Wayland High School write essays relating to freedom in our world today. For the last twelve years, these essays have been submitted to the Wayland Veterans Memorial...

2016-2017 Year in Review: Gallery

2016-2017 Year in Review: Gallery

June 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

  A look into the 2016-2017 school year.

2016-2017 Year in Review: Sports

2016-2017 Year in Review: Sports

June 19, 2017
Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The 2016-2017 school year was a successful one for Wayland High School sports. Six teams (boys’ soccer, wrestling, boys’ swimming & diving, boys’ tennis, girls’ tennis, and boys’ volleyball) appeared in their respective sport’s state final. Four of those teams (boys’ soccer, boys’...

Examining WHS’ recent surge in LGBTQ activism

Examining WHS’ recent surge in LGBTQ activism

Meg Trogolo
June 18, 2017
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Over the past five years, WHS has experienced a surge in LGBTQ activism among students, either sponsored by the school's Alliance club or produced by individual students. Alliance has held numerous activities supporting equality across orientations and gender identities. During some years, Alliance...

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes

Jackie Stoller and Anika Das
June 18, 2017
Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

WSPN looks into athletes from the class of 2017 who will be playing a sport in college next fall.

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...

Boys’ volleyball defeats Needham (28 photos)

Boys’ volleyball defeats Needham (28 photos)

Conor Keating and Joyce Wu
June 15, 2017
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The boys' volleyball team defeated Needham in the state semi-finals 3-0.

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Matt Karle
June 14, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

James Gunn’s second installment to his successful “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise falls somewhat short of its predecessor’s unique charm, but through its impressive effects, entertaining action sequences and light-hearted sense of humor, it still provides a fun film for audiences looking ...

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

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