ICYMI: Week of May 9 – town elections, town meeting and Red Sox ticket draw fundraiser


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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.

Nadya Chase

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 article.


WSPN’s Kally Proctor and Staff Reporter Mischa Lee spoke to school committee candidates Craig Gruber and Erin Gibbons about their motives behind running for the position. WSPN’s Alyssa Ao briefed the Red Sox ticket draw fundraiser put on by the class of 2025. Editor Nadya Chase broke the news about the May 10 town election results.

Staff Reporters Aditya Weling, Andrew Hiebert and Gabe Likerman reported on the important information to know about the town meeting on Saturday, May 14. Co-Editor-in-Chief Emily Roberge broke the news on WHS returning to a mask mandate until COVID-19 cases decrease.


WSPN’s Aimee Smith and Bella Schreiber spotlighted tenth grade chemistry teacher Courtland Ferreria-Douglas and his beliefs about the importance of diversity and identities in the classroom. Meanwhile, WSPN’s Katya Luzarraga and Staff Reporter Hallie Luo spotlighted Dora Chen and her art journey. Smith and Chase wrote about the history and importance of WSPN for WSPN’s 15th anniversary.


WSPN’s Tess Alongi and Staff Reporter Lucy Grasso wrote about the downfall of the Red Sox in this week’s edition of Warrior Weekly.

“The Sox have had some bad luck and struggled with injuries, but excuses aside, this team has too much star power and talent to be playing this badly,” Alongi and Grasso wrote. “Something has to change, and fast, if this team has any hope of playing baseball in October.”


Co-editor Sasha Libenzon photographed the boys lacrosse game against Concord-Carlisle. Co-editor Charlotte Thirman and Staff Reporter Emma Zocco produced a gallery about the boys varsity baseball game against Boston Latin. Zocco and Staff Reporter Mischa Lee also shared photos from the track and field dual meet against Boston Latin.


Smith and Staff Reporter Hallue Luo shared WHS students who won awards through the Massachusetts Amazing Emerging Artists recognition exhibit. Editor Talia Macchi analyzed the outfits of prom 2022. WSPN’s Kris Poole-Evans highlighted Rachel Yan in this month’s edition of Artist of the Month.


Co-Editor-in-Chief Emily Roberge shared her opinion on Marjorie Taylor Greene. Staff Reporter Selena Liu wrote about the difficulty in persevering through language classes.


Grasso and Staff Reporters Abby Raftery and Morgen Warner spoke about the increase in COVID-19 cases and the May 14 town meeting in episode 53 of Weekly Breakdown.