ICYMI: Week of December 9 – ‘Stop the Bleed’ training, season-ending injuries, “back2california” smash hit on Spotify


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Meredith Prince

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


Reporters Allie Nunn and Emily Staiti took a close look into the ‘Stop the Bleed’ training courses that seniors taking anatomy and physiology took last week.

Meanwhile, reporters Katherine Kim and Rebeca Kamens-Gil discussed the bi-polar climate in WHS due to the extreme variation of temperatures throughout the school.


Editor Caterina Tomassini and reporter Sidney O’Rourke highlighted a step-by-step day in the life of WHS faculty during a school day. Tomassini alongside WSPN’s Alyssa Dickstein reflected on the Wayland Holiday Shoppe celebrating its 32nd anniversary in the town.


Editor Ellie Tyska and Editor-in-Chief Charlie Moore discuss the experiences of athletes who have faced season-ending injuries.

In the second episode of “College Sports Junkies,” WSPN’s Max Brande and reporters Aiden Chitkara and CJ Brown discuss college football awards and the midway point of the college hockey season.


WSPN’s Jessica Reilly highlighted senior Ryan Dowling’s song “back2california” and its recent success on Spotify.

Reporter Brasen Chi created a holiday movie guide in order to find the best movies to watch this holiday season. Meanwhile, Kamens-Gil and reporter Anna Ilyin provided holiday gift suggestions for this year.


In an installment of “Politipress,” reporter Atharva Weling discusses what went wrong for the candidates that have dropped out of or are struggling in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Reporter Taylor McGuire gives her opinion on why people should be more optimistic and live a positive lifestyle.


Reporters Julia Wegerbauer and Julia Raymond peek behind the scenes of the three WHS a cappella group rehearsals.