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Jared Walsh: There’s a certain satisfaction in working toward something

Jared Walsh: There’s a certain satisfaction in working toward something

Whitney Halperin
November 2, 2014
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Jared Walsh is a man of many talents. Not only is Walsh a teaching assistant at WHS, but he also is the freshman baseball coach and an actor. He has performed in multiple plays and productions around the Boston area and finds it very rewarding to be part of a show with others. “There’s a...

Libby Camp: When I write, it’s like a release

Libby Camp: When I write, it’s like a release

Whitney Halperin
October 26, 2014
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When most people think about poetry in high school, they probably imagine sitting in English class highlighting and analyzing an assigned reading. However, to junior Libby Camp, it’s an emotional release followed by an exhilarating performance that's engaging to her audience. “Stereotypic...

Clara Lagor: It’s really easy once you get into it

Nandita Subbiah
October 19, 2014
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[/caption] When most people think of dancing, they probably think about ballerinas or break dancers; however, for sophomore Clara Lagor, dancing means tap dancing. Lagor was inspired to start tap dancing four years ago while she was living in Westchester New York and went to the Broadway Trainin...

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...

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