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Wayland Student Press

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Wayland Student Press

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Nadya Chase summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.
ICYMI: Week of June 13 - Title IX, student budgeting and WHS cell phone usage
Nadya Chase June 21, 2022
The Wayland boys varsity tennis team wins the MIAA state championship game against Bedford. The team won the match 3-2.
Breaking News: Wayland boys varsity tennis team wins MIAA state championships
Nadya Chase June 19, 2022
WHS alumni Lizzy Francis and Sam Goldstone began the process of creating a stand alone race class for freshmen in 2020. “I think that a large issue with this country in general, honestly, is just [people] being uneducated and being unaware of different experiences,” WHS alum Lizzy Francis said. “I think that [by] bringing awareness to these social situations, we become better people, and we create a new generation of people that are kinder to each other, willing to listen and willing to be advocates for those who cant be advocates.”
"We should do everything we can to implement change:" Proposing a mandatory race class at WHS
Alyssa Ao and Reva Datar June 17, 2022
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WSPNs Tess Alongi summarizes the 2021 - 2022 school year.
2021 - 2022 Year in Review
Tess Alongi June 21, 2022
Junior Nina Wilson recycles kitty litter buckets to make flower tubs. “A lot of our stuff is donated by the community,” STEMS co-founder Cassie McGonagle said. “Almost all of our vases are donated by the community, and we give back to the community in that way too.”
STEMS: a blooming business
Aimee Smith and Annabelle Zhang June 17, 2022
Stop Asian Hate signs rest on lawns across Wayland and surrounding towns. “I designed the signs, I had them produced by a company and then I distributed them,” Wayland resident Jun Wan said. “I sent the news out, and people came by and picked it up from my yard. Suddenly, they were all gone, and now I see them all over [Wayland].”
The Wayland Public Library: Sharing stories of Chinese heritage
Annabelle Zhang June 16, 2022
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WSPNs Bella Schreiber discusses double standards surrounding Brittney Griners imprisonment in Russia.
Opinion: Brittney Griner sheds light on the double standard within sports
Bella Schreiber June 15, 2022
The girls lacrosse players cheer on their teammates from the sidelines during the game. This season, many WHS sport teams have experienced success in the early stages of playoff season and are moving forward into the next rounds of the MIAA tournament.
WHS Playoff Preview
Delia Caulfield June 10, 2022
Wayland and Westford Academy collectively participated in race workshops during the week of May 11 due to a racist incident at a girls basketball game back in January. “We did not have a goal of solving the issue, but we hope some students will realize that taunting at games is not acceptable,” Athletic Director Heath Rollins said.
Wayland-Westford race workshops: Taking the next steps
Bella Schreiber and Tina Su June 9, 2022
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Juniors Eileen Kaewprasert (left, she/her) and Kaylee Mai (right, she/her) compete in Wayland High Schools Cooking Clubs end of the year cook off. It was exciting to go against one of my friends, but it was more fun to serve food Ive made myself to my friends,” Kaewprasert said.
Mai vs. Kaewprasert: One final battle
Kris Poole-Evans June 18, 2022
Sophomore actors Wilson Harding and Bethany Foreman along with senior actor Vic Macaluso practice their lines while the camera crew prepares to shoot a scene for “The Curse of the Minds of the Students of the Morrigan From Hell. The film was a project from Wayland High Schools Honors Script to Screen class.
Honors Script to Screen holds its 10th annual Movie Festival
Heather Lui June 17, 2022
The image above is one of freshman Tristen Chows metalsmithing projects. Chow concluded that this was one of the hardests projects she’s done all year. “Everyone else was making something flat, like a landscape, or a medal, but I wanted to do something different, Chow said. It took time and sweat, but I had a blast.
June's Artist of the Month: Tristen Chow
Kris Poole-Evans June 17, 2022
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