ICYMI: Week of April 5- Course selection process, gun laws, “Dadish”

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

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

News:

Staff reporter Alexina McQuilkin spoke with students following reports that Wayland is the safest town in Massachusetts, and staff reporter Brasen Chi got to know the new superintendent, Omar Easy. Meanwhile, staff reporters Emily Roberge and Sophia Oppenheim discussed the student concerns about returning all-in with WHS freshmen and sophomores.

Features:

Staff reporter Jessie Feist looked deeper into the course selection process and the stress that it produces within students, and reporter Bryn Curtin talked to the freshmen about their first year at WHS with all the new COVID-19 rules and regulations.

Sports:

Staff reporter Max Brande wrote a “Warrior Weekly” recapping the NCAA mens basketball championship game.

“The perfect season for the Gonzaga Bulldogs just wasn’t perfect enough, as they failed to complete one of the greatest feats in all of sports: go entirely undefeated in a season,” Brande said.

Multimedia:

Editors Lauren Medeiros and Emily Staiti shared pictures from WHS including classrooms, the commons and the field house to display what the new set-up will be once WHS goes all-in on April 27.

Meanwhile, Staiti and staff reporters Kaitlyn Mabe and Kate Clifford shot a gallery at the varsity football team’s game against North Quincy, and McQuilkin took photos at the track team’s inter-squad meet.

A&E:

Staff reporter Isabella Ciasullo shared how the Massachusetts Amazing Emerging Artists Recognitions Exhibit recognized five WHS students for their artwork, and staff reporter Izzy Poole-Evans reviewed a video game, “Dadish.”

Opinion:

Staff reporter Emily Roberge expressed how she believe lawmakers need to act now to stop senseless shooting deaths, and editor Atharva Weling wrote about how the pendulum of what Georgian voters will vote for keeps swinging.

Broadcast:

Editors Josh Schreiber and Garrett Spooner created a highlight reel from the football team’s game against Bedford.

Meanwhile, Schreiber, Spooner and guest writer Andrew Boyer recorded the ninth episode of the second season of “Half Hour Hook.” This week, they discussed the stadium experience amidst COVID-19.