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Lyle Foster: You can’t find anything like it

Thomas Chan
October 13, 2014
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[/caption] He looked back and saw the stern of the canoe dangling over a ledge in the river. Sweat drenching his shirt, he thrust his paddle into the water and rowed against the raging current. With one final pull, he propelled the canoe forward, away from the fatal drop. Senior Lyle Foster has attend...

Anne Flaherty: This fight means everything

Anne Flaherty: This fight means everything

Angela Park
September 29, 2014
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She sat there watching the black and white killer whales swiftly soar through the waters on the screen. The next second, she watched people circling around and throwing tight ropes around the animals’ necks as they let out a shrill shriek. She couldn’t sit there anymore. She knew she had to do something....

Anna Marobella: I notice a lot of little movements now

Anna Marobella: I notice a lot of little movements now

Whitney Halperin
September 22, 2014
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[/caption] One of the highlights from every child’s weekend is wake up from a long night’s slumber to enjoy Sunday morning cartoons. For sophomore Anna Marobella, the amusement found in those half hour blocks inspired her to try her own hand at animation. “I became interested in creating th...

Erica Sheffres: I think now I’ll be more aware

Erica Sheffres: I think now I’ll be more aware

Whitney Halperin
September 15, 2014
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[/caption] Many students from Wayland High School traveled to different parts of the world over the summer, exploring different countries and cultures. Junior Erica Sheffres traveled to Israel for a month with her overnight summer camp. Due to the violence and dangers occurring in the country, the...

Ethan Dolleman: I’m looking forward to meeting people

Ethan Dolleman: I’m looking forward to meeting people

Whitney Halperin
September 4, 2014
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[/caption] The past few years have been filled with changes in the administration staff, particularly the changing of the principal. Barely noticed, Ethan Dolleman has quietly stepped into the role of vice principal, eager to get to know and help people. “I’m really looking forward to learn...

John Ritchie: It’s just been a terrific year

John Ritchie: It’s just been a terrific year

Nandita Subbiah
June 16, 2014
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The impending start of the next school year is bringing a significant change to Wayland High School. Interim principal John Ritchie, who has become a familiar face in the hallways of WHS during his year here, is being replaced by current assistant principal Allyson Mizoguchi. Before becoming ...

Mike DiBona: It’s truly the most enjoyable thing I’ve done

Mike DiBona: It’s truly the most enjoyable thing I’ve done

Thomas Chan
June 9, 2014
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[/caption] What would you expect an artist to use when creating a masterpiece? Some artists use pencils, paints or clay, but others use a more unexpected medium: flames. Junior Mike DiBona has been practicing the art of glass-forming for one and a half years. “It’s the only art form where...

Vanessa Sze: I’m doing something unique

Vanessa Sze: I’m doing something unique

Whitney Halperin
June 2, 2014
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While most seniors apply to traditional colleges and universities and decide what they are going to major in later on, a select few apply to specialized institutions to start mastering their crafts early on. Senior Vanessa Sze became a part of that select few when she was accepted to the Culinary...

Zoe Jacobson: It’s really worth it because it’s so rewarding

Zoe Jacobson: It’s really worth it because it’s so rewarding

Whitney Halperin
May 26, 2014
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While other sophomores are busy learning how to drive a car, WHS student Zoe Jacobson is busy riding horses and competing in national equestrian competitions. Jacobson has been horseback riding for seven years, finding the sport through her love of animals. “When I was young I always li...

Doruk Uyar: This year is a dream come true for me

Doruk Uyar: This year is a dream come true for me

Sammy Keating
May 12, 2014
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Unintelligent, gun carrying, fat, obnoxious, overly patriotic and country music obsessed. These were the American stereotypes senior Doruk Uyar was expecting when he arrived in Wayland last year. However, he was excited to come to the country that he had been dreaming about visiting for years. Uyar or...

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