ICYMI – Week of March 20: Wayland Leadership Coalition, Window and Religion in the 21st century


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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.

Co-Editor-in-Chief Taylor McGuire broke news on a WHS student who got into a bicycle accident. Editor Tess Alongi and Staff Reporter Mischa Lee shared the schedule changes for the week.

Staff Reporter Sasha Libenzon reported on the Computer Science Club two month long hackathon. Staff Reporter Nadya Chase wrote about The Wayland Leadership Coalition and their goal to bring change to Wayland.

Staff Reporter Talia Macchi informed students of fun electives student can take. Staff Reporter Reva Datar wrote about the teacher-student relationships at WHS.

Co-Editor Sammy Johnson highlighted Lucas Pralle in this month’s edition of Athlete of the Month.

“The WHS boys swim team placed second this year at states with Pralle coming in first place in his event, the 100-meter butterfly,” Johnson said “Pralle beat all of the Division I teams as well as the Division II teams at states, leading him to victory.”

Co-Editor Olivia Tawakol produced a video about sophomore Mia Nadal who recently created the Film Club. Staff Reporter Sasha Libenzon shared a video about the Wall of Rejection.

Staff Reporters Aimee Smith, Sasha Libenzon and Annabelle Zhang reported on the new season for Window Dance Ensemble.

“Since Window began 10 years ago, they’ve produced two shows each year, one during Winter Week and one in the spring, with the help of their senior directors,” Smith, Libenzon and Zhang said. “This year, the ensemble’s senior directors are Sarah Liszewski, Sammy Janoff and Taylor McGuire.”

WSPN’s Emily Roberge shared her opinions about how the sports would should continue to exclude Russia. Editor Genevieve Morrison wrote about how people bring religion into the 21st century.

Staff Reporters Lucy Grasso, Morgen Warner and Emma Zocco talked about MCAS and Spring Sports in episode 48 of Weekly Breakdown.