ICYMI: Week of November 28 – tribute to WSPN, powderpuff and Parkland shooter controversy


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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.


WSPN’s Katya Luzarraga interviewed WHS teachers about their opinions on Spirit Week. WSPN’s Sophia Oppenheim broke the news about Wayland’s plan to get rid of plastic water bottles.


Former Co-Editor-in-Chief Charlie Moore wrote a tribute to WSPN and shared the impacts WSPN has had on his life. Meanwhile, Oppenheim spotlighted the WHS Scholarship Committee.


WSPN’s Olivia Tawakol, Charlotte Thirman, Genevieve Morrison and Sasha Libenzon reported on the Powderpuff 2022 game. WSPN’s Bella Schreiber discussed Deshaun Watson’s future after his recent sexual misconduct allegations.


Staff Reporters Bowen Morrison and Carolina Sdoia produced a gallery about Color Blast 2022.

“Color Blast is an event that the Wayland High School Student Council holds each year to kick off Spirit Week,” Morrison and Sdoia wrote.


WSPN’s Deirdre Brown and Staff Reporter Abby Raftery shared a holiday gift guide for the upcoming holiday season. WSPN’s Talia Macchi, Staff Reporter Tina Su and Guest Writer Alexina McQuilkin shared local coffee hotspots.


Macchi wrote about her opinion on Daylight Savings Time. Morrison also shared his opinion on the decline of Alabama football. Meanwhile, Staff Reporter Nathan Crozier discussed the verdict made to keep the Parkland shooter in prison for life.


Staff Reporters Lucy Grasso and Morgen Warner, along with Raftery, spoke about the Seal of Biliteracy test and toy drive in episode 65 of Weekly Breakdown. Brown and Grasso, along with Co-Editor Jackie Cahaly participated in the 2022 Gingerbread House Challenge.