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ICYMI: June 10 - The Class of 2024s graduation, volleyball state championship and Junes Fashionista of the Month
ICYMI: June 10 - The Class of 2024's graduation, volleyball state championship and June's Fashionista of the Month
June 17, 2024
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ICYMI: Week of Oct. 23 – David Fleishman reappointed as interim superintendent, Class of 2024 Progressive Dinner and freshman election results

Credit: Alyssa Ao

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

Editor Selena Liu broke the news on the freshmen class election results. Meanwhile, Co-Editor-in-Chief Nadya Chase broke the news on current acting superintendent David Fleishman being reappointed as interim superintendent. Liu briefed the Class of 2024’s Progressive Dinner.
Co-Editors Kally Proctor and Penelope Biddle along with Staff Reporter Sophia Verma produced an interactive multimedia infographic about BMX athletes visiting WHS.
“Throughout the show, Sieg talked about the challenges that the athletes faced as young kids and how they overcame them, emphasizing that BMX helped them get through those challenges,” Proctor, Biddle and Verma wrote. “This was intended to show the students that following your passions can help you through tough times, even if it feels difficult. The athletes also tried to convey the message that students are not alone if they are going through tough times.”
Editor Bella Shreiber discussed the WHS football team’s drastic change in its record from last year.
“Starting the season with the bitter taste of last year’s record, some Wayland High School students thought the WHS varsity football team would have an underwhelming season,” Shreiber wrote. “In contrast, last year’s season ended with a record of 1-10, while this year’s record is 4-2.”
Co-Editors-in-Chief Talia Macchi and Chase produced a video to meet the Class of 2026 at sophomore semi. Meanwhile, Editor Sasha Libenzon photographed girls soccer’s senior night win against Waltham.
Staff Reporter Carolina Sdoia produced an article about WHS junior Pari Sontha serenading the Sydney Opera House. Meanwhile, WSPN’s Hallie Luo reviewed the boygenius concert. WSPN’s Jeffery Zhang wrote about AP European students viewing the play, “Fat Ham.”
WSPN’s Mischa Lee produced an article about October’s Fashionista of the Month. Staff Reporter Jessi Dretler produced an article about Halloween activities around town.
Proctor wrote about the GOP embarrassing itself. Meanwhile, Guest Writer Eleanor Brogan wrote a tribute to the Route 27 Plaza.
Editor Abby Raftery and Staff Reporters Jillian Mele and Dretler broke down Wayland’s news in Weekly Breakdown Episode 68.

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Selena Liu
Selena Liu, News Editor
Selena Liu, Class of 2024, is a third year reporter and the news editor for WSPN. She is a two-time captain of the cross country team, as well as a captain of both the indoor track and the tennis teams at WHS. She is also her class's vice president. Outside of school, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and writing for her column Breaking Down Breaking News. Contact: [email protected]
Alyssa Ao
Alyssa Ao, Co-Graphics Editor
Alyssa Ao, Class of 2025, is a co-graphics editor for WSPN. She is also one of the Math Team captains and co-president of the Art Club. Outside of school, she enjoys art, playing piano and watching TV. Contact: [email protected]
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