ICYMI: Week of November 14 – Powderpuff reservation canceled, lunch controversy and “Godspell”


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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.


Staff Reporters Tina Su and Hallie Luo reported on the application requirements for Wayland’s National Honor Society. Staff Reporter Selena Liu wrote about the controversy around Wayland Public Schools free lunches.

Meanwhile, Co-Editor-in-Chief Genevieve Morrison broke the news about the powderpuff field reservation being canceled, and Editor Nadya Chase briefed the distribution of free at-home COVID-19 tests.


Co-Editor Sasha Libenzon photographed the final varsity football game against Somerville. Libenzon, along with Co-Editor Charlotte Thirman, produced a gallery about the varsity boys soccer game against Somerville.


Staff Reporter Mischa Lee briefed WHSTE’s “Godspell.” Meanwhile, WSPN’s Deirdre Brown shared an infographic about the effects of caffeine. WSPN’s Nina Wilson created a crossword about the history of Thanksgiving.


WSPN’s Reva Detar shared her experience with burnout, and Staff Reporter Selena Liu wrote about why quizlet should be more accessible. Meanwhile, Editor Katya Luzarraga discussed her opinion on BeReal.


Staff Reporters Lucy Grasso, Morgen Warner and Abby Raftery spoke about the Super Wednesday and the SADD annual Dodgeball Tournament in episode 64 of Weekly Breakdown. Co-Editor Jackie Cahaly, along with Raftery and Grasso, reviewed Lookout Farm.

Cahaly, Raftery and Grasso also visited and rated In a Pickleand Zaftigs Delicatessen. Meanwhile, Co-Editor Deirdre Brown, along with Warner and Grasso, participated in the Thanksgiving version of “Are you smarter than a fifth grader?”