ICYMI: Week of January 16 – Lee’s Farm Stand, The Olympics and a petition for change


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Tess Alongi

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article.

WSPN’s Genevieve Morrison alerted readers of an unexpected fire alarm that took place at 8:33 a.m. on Jan. 21 at the high school. Staff Reporter Nadya Chase talked to WMS students, staff and parents about the ongoing journey of anti-racist work that is continuing to take place at the middle school after multiple racist events.

Staff Reporter Nina Wilson spoke to Wayland community members about the plans to reopen Lee’s Farm Stand on Boston Post Road.

“Ergo, Farm Stand Acquisition LLC and the STEMS team’s work is far from over,” Wilson said. “But with an approval safely secured, Wayland residents can look forward to the rebloom of Lee’s Farm Stand, coming soon.”

Co-Editor-in-Chief Garrett Spooner spoke to WHS sophomore Sam Brande about the death of his friend and how he is using his friend’s story to spark change in the hockey community. Staff Reporter Bella Schreiber reported on the shut down of girls basketball due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

Staff Reporter Kris Poole-Evans reviewed Deltarune 2 in the newest article of their video game review column.

“Chapter Two was well worth the wait, and if you’re a fan of 8-bit inspired games, Deltarune will most likely be your thing,” Poole-Evans said. “Toby Fox is a fantastic game designer, and everything he’s made thus far has been a home run. I’m giving Chapter Two a solid 10/10 and am wholeheartedly recommending this free to download game.”

Staff Reporter Bella Schreiber shared her opinion of if the United States should be boycotting the Olympics. Staff Reporter Katya Luzarraga wrote about the new definition of what it means to have COVID-19 today.

Staff Reporters Abby Raftery, Mischa Lee and Emma Zocco spoke about canceled Midterms and anFire Department Grant in episode 40 of Weekly Breakdown.