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Artist of the Week: Megan Sin

Artist of the Week: Megan Sin

Tamira English

October 17, 2017


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

The number of students that participate in orchestra has drastically dwindled since elementary school. However, sophomore Megan Sin, a seven-year violinist, is one of few students continuing to fully commit to her instrument. Young Sin found her calling when Wayland orchestra conductor Whitney Tandon held a “Strings Instrument Petting Z...

Sneak Peek into the Fall Musical: “Little Shop of Horrors”

Sneak Peek into the Fall Musical: “Little Shop of Horrors”

Teresa Hank-Gomez

October 15, 2017


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The auditorium is empty, except for the teachers who sit in a line taking notes and exchanging looks from time to time. The sound of students outside practicing the songs they choose for auditioning is slightly audible. A student enters the stage, presents herself, and starts to sing. The teachers nod...

Zach Knapp and Sid Iyer accepted into National Association for Music Education

Zach Knapp and Sid Iyer accepted into National Association for Music Education

Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert

October 11, 2017


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment

Senior Zach Knapp and junior Sid Iyer made Wayland High School history: they're the first two Wayland chorus singers to be accepted into the National Association for Music Education. The National Association for Music Education is an association of music educators, teachers, and fine arts directors...

Artist of the Week: Dale Lippincott

Artist of the Week: Dale Lippincott

Emma DiIanni

October 11, 2017


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Being a dancer can be exhausting. Not only does it require hours of practice, dedication and determination, but it also demands commitment and focus. Junior Dale Lippincott is very familiar with the dance lifestyle. Lippincott began her dance career at a young age. “I started dancing when I was...

Behind the scenes of the Wayland High School Pep Band

Behind the scenes of the Wayland High School Pep Band

Hailey Robinson and Charlie Moore

October 3, 2017


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The bright lights of a Friday night Wayland football game shine down on the turf. The often chilly air pushes students close together on the tightly packed bleachers, their cheers drowned out by the clashing percussion and loud tune of the Wayland High School Pep Band. The Pep Band plays a variety...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Matt Karle

June 14, 2017


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

James Gunn’s second installment to his successful “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise falls somewhat short of its predecessor’s unique charm, but through its impressive effects, entertaining action sequences and light-hearted sense of humor, it still provides a fun film for audiences looking ...

Artist of the Week: Logan Dawson

Artist of the Week: Logan Dawson

Charlie Moore

May 31, 2017


Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Spotlight, Student Art, WSPN

Logan Dawson sings A cappella for the Madrigals at WHS. However, his passion for singing didn’t come at a young age. Logan started singing just before his tryout for the Madrigals, freshman year. “I’d never even tried singing until right before my audition,” Dawson said. The Madrigals have...

Students honored at Fine Arts Night (34 photos)

Students honored at Fine Arts Night (34 photos)

Natalie Hsu

May 26, 2017


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

Students were honored by the Fine Arts Department at CAPA's Fine Arts Night on Monday.

News Brief: Window Dance Ensemble hosts Movie Night

News Brief: Window Dance Ensemble hosts Movie Night

Natalie Hsu

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News Brief, WSPN

On May 17th, 18th, and 19th, WHS' Window Dance Ensemble will be holding Movie Night, the team’s last dance performance of the year. Seniors Maddie Moran, Lulu Phillip, and Marina Melero are this year’s team captains and directed all the choreography. The title Movie Night was based off of the...

“We The People” posters hung around WHS

“We The People” posters hung around WHS

Natalie Hsu

May 11, 2017


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Walking down the hallway, you see posters with shades of red, white, and blue peeking at you through the open doors to classrooms. Shepard Fairey's “We The People” posters have been placed around Wayland High School. English teacher Sara Snow began to spread the posters around the school when she...

Artist of the Week: Julia De Los Reyes

Artist of the Week: Julia De Los Reyes

Hannah Rice

May 9, 2017


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Sophomore Julia De Los Reyes’s passion for the violin started years ago when she was among the many third graders interested in elementary school orchestra. “I started playing the violin on a complete whim; I had no idea what I was getting myself into,” De Los Reyes said. When De Los Reyes...

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