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  • Construction has begun on the WHS turf, tennis courts, and softball field

  • Student council voting to occur on Wednesday June 12 and Thursday June 13 in the Commons throughout all lunches

  • Advisory to change next year: meet multiple times a week, only grade-based

  • Nicole Haghdoust selected for the World Language Department Chair position in place of Melissa Bryant

  • Sean Gass, head of Upper School at the Salem Academy Charter School, to replace Ethan Dolleman as assistant principal

News Brief: Student-directed plays to perform on June 11

News Brief: Student-directed plays to perform on June 11

Christina Taxiarchis

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

On Tuesday, June 11, four members of the Class of 2019 will be presenting their one-act plays that they both wrote and direct. The plays will be presented at 7 p.m., and tickets will be sold for $5 at the door. The show will consist of four short plays that are directed by seniors Amelia Brodney, Lizzy...

The Class of 2020 celebrates an InterContinental prom

The Class of 2020 celebrates an InterContinental prom

Christina Taxiarchis and Nicole Erdekian

June 3, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

The Class of 2020 gathered at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston alongside the Charles River on May 18. Students from the sophomore, junior and senior classes dressed to the nines, ready to dance their hearts out with friends. Junior class president Ciara Murphy, along with the Class of 2020's officers...

Window dancers leap into 2019 performance (video)

Window dancers leap into 2019 performance (video)

Caroline Lampert and Carly Camphausen

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The Window Dance Ensemble performed their annual show on May 22, 23 and 24. The theme was dancing through the ages and included songs from throughout the decades.

Wayland’s best places to visit this summer

Wayland’s best places to visit this summer

Nicole Erdekian

May 30, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Pop Culture, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

1. Wayland Town Beach This is a great local option for a quick beach day. Grab a towel, sunscreen and a friend, and head to the beach! It’s also a great location to either go paddle boarding or kayaking. There are services to rent either. 2. Rope swings In the mood for an adventure? Take a trek...

Artist of the Month: Sid Iyer

Artist of the Month: Sid Iyer

Christina Taxiarchis and Nicole Erdekian

May 16, 2019


Filed under Articles, Artist of the Month, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

While many students at WHS join chorus or the orchestra to expand their musical horizons, few students plan to excel and continue their hobby in college. For senior Sid Iyer, he knew that once he started his voice lessons at just five years old, he would stick with singing. Once Iyer entered high...

WHSTE slays performance of “She Kills Monsters”

WHSTE slays performance of “She Kills Monsters”

Julia Callini and Emily Chafe

May 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

Directed by Aidan O'Hara, WHSTE performed Qui Nyguen's "She Kills Monsters" on May 9, 10 and 11. "She Kills Monsters" tells the story of Agnes Evans when she discovers her deceased sister's notebook filled with a Dungeons and Dragons quests. "[Agnes] stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-pack...

Student council organizes schoolwide scavenger hunt

Student council organizes schoolwide scavenger hunt

Meredith Prince and Remmi Shaw

May 13, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

In years past, Student Council has had a tendency to slow down its actions towards the end of the senior school year. This year, President Amanda Armstrong and Gage Fuller, along with the rest of Student Council, decided to break the mold and ramp up student activities as a way to get people involved....

Behind the scenes of the Window Dance Ensemble’s spring show preparations

Behind the scenes of the Window Dance Ensemble’s spring show preparations

Nicole Erdekian

April 30, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

From Tuesday, May 21 to Thursday, May 23, the Window Dance Ensemble will perform their annual show. Senior directors Lauren Campbell, Eden Vanslette and Dale Lippincott have been working together since February to get the team in shape for the upcoming dances. At the beginning of the season, each...

A cappella groups cap off year (video)

A cappella groups cap off year (video)

Kate Balicki and Eden Vanslette

April 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The Testostertones, Madrigals and Muses performed in their final concert of the year on Tuesday, April 23.

Artist of the Month: Kaiyang Zhang

Artist of the Month: Kaiyang Zhang

Meredith Prince and Ellie Tyska

April 29, 2019


Filed under Articles, Artist of the Month, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

While acting and participating in plays may be a hobby or a simple pastime for some, it is a deep-rooted passion for sophomore Kaiyang Zhang. Zhang has been acting for around four years and finds inspiration and happiness within the walls of a theater. “I am inspired by the feeling of creativity,...

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