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Students travel to Europe with the AMA program

Students travel to Europe with the AMA program

CJ Brown

October 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Three Weeks. Eight concerts. Five countries. Over the summer, WHS students Walker Whitehouse, Tali Wong, Jaelin Hoopes, Abby Gavron, Casey Zhang, Jacob Schilp, Kristen Bestavros, John Bestavros, Mira Mills, Annabelle Cummings and Sophia Blair-Goldin participated in American Music Abroad, a program...

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Joyce Wu

September 28, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: Spoilers ahead.   In the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers a classic rom-com storyline paired with dazzling cinematography, complex characters and heavy underlying themes.    “Crazy Rich Asians” tells the story of NYU economics profes...

Top 15 favorite fall activities

Top 15 favorite fall activities

Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert

September 25, 2018


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

Below are 15 fall activities that will be sure to keep you busy on the weekends! Have fun!   Go apple picking. Go fall clothing shopping. Watch Halloween movies (Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown, etc.) Go Halloween decoration shopping. Visit Witch's Woods. Go ghosting (leaving candy on a friend’s ...

Review: The Nun

Review: The Nun

Christos Belibasakis

September 23, 2018


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One of the most anticipated films of 2018, “The Nun” brings us the frightening fifth installment into the world of “The Conjuring,” a series based on Ed and Lorraine Warren’s accounts of true events. With the series’ good reputation, it seemed that the continuous jump scares and thrilling scene...

“Next Up, RYANVIII:” Junior Ryan Dowling is making waves in the music world

“Next Up, RYANVIII:” Junior Ryan Dowling is making waves in the music world

Christina Taxiarchis

September 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, WSPN

To most people other than the 1600 or so followers he has accumulated on SoundCloud, the name "RYANVIII" may not be a common one. However, that may change in the near future. Junior Ryan Dowling, who goes by RYANVIII in the music world, started producing songs at age 15 and has already made himself known...

Fall musical to feature faculty

Fall musical to feature faculty

Julia Callini

September 11, 2018


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On November 13, the curtains of the auditorium will open for WHSTE’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown: The Musical.” In addition to students performing titular roles, staff members will join the actors onstage to perform in the ensemble. WHSTE advisor Aidan O’Hara pulled inspiration...

Spring and Summer Fashion

Spring and Summer Fashion

Nicole Erdekian and Emma DiIanni

June 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

With summer around the corner, the weather is getting warmer and warmer, and the season for cute clothes has arrived. We’ve listed the some of the top trends for summer 2018 along with links. Overalls - These have made a comeback into the fashion industry this spring. Overalls come in many ...

Review: Hans down, “Solo” is worth the watch

Review: Hans down, “Solo” is worth the watch

Julia Callini

June 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: spoilers ahead. Hop aboard the Millenium Falcon for the fun, fast-paced and action-filled prequel to “A New Hope.”  With action and effects that dazzle and delight, “Solo” will not disappoint fans of the “Star Wars” series. Solo takes place seven years after the third movie...

WHSTE stages senior one-acts

WHSTE stages senior one-acts

CJ Brown

June 11, 2018


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This year, the Wayland High School Theater Ensemble is trying something new. On Tuesday, June 12th, at 7:30, students will perform in the first ever senior-directed one-act shows. “After the spring play, it’s the final WHSTE [event] for the year," said WHSTE Director Aidan O’Hara. "Seniors...

Seniors on their last performance at WHS

Seniors on their last performance at WHS

Julia Callini

June 3, 2018


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As the 2018 school year comes to a close, many seniors will step off the WHS stage forever. For many students, performing has impacted their high school career. For seniors Melinda Kalanzis, Ella Johnson, and Shaelee Comettant, the stage is a sacred place where they could let go and perform for an audience....

Film Festival 2018 (18 photos)

Film Festival 2018 (18 photos)

Julia Callini

June 2, 2018


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

The students of the Script to Screen class presented their films to an audience on Friday, May 18. The films included “The Odyssey of Two Misfits,” written and directed by junior Lizzy Francis, “Old Fashioned Romance,” written and directed by junior Tucker Jones and Jack Gaddis and “Spotligh...

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