Wayland Student Press

  • Sophomores cancel spring dance

  • Math team qualifies for New England Championship math meet

  • WHS exchange students left for China on Apr. 6, to return on June 3

  • April break begins on Saturday, April 14

  • Students to embark on trip to France on Wednesday, Apr. 11

  • Quarter three ends on Friday, Apr. 13

  • Junior Andy Wang to teach April vacation computer science courses

  • Spring orchestra concert on Apr. 10, choral concert on Apr. 11

Tutorial: How to make soap (video)

Tutorial: How to make soap (video)

Eden Vanslette and Caitlin Newton

April 14, 2018


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

To make your homemade soap, use and find the following tools. Translucent soap Solid soap A microwave safe container Pipette Dye Square soap mold Shaped soap mold Toothpicks Popsicle Sticks Essential Oils ...

Senior versus tech reactions to mosh pit accident

Senior versus tech reactions to mosh pit accident

Julia Callini, Julia Pak, and Caroline Raymond

April 13, 2018


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

Seniors ripped expensive theater equipment during the mosh pit on the first night of the Senior Show. Some seniors view this accident as a minor problem and think that the equipment can be replaced easily. The tech group, which spends more time working with the equipment, has differing opinions on the...

Flavor! Pumpkin pie (video)

Flavor! Pumpkin pie (video)

Julia Pak

April 13, 2018


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

In this episode of Flavor!, Julia Pak makes a pumpkin pie. Crust - 1 ½ cup crushed graham crackers - ⅓ cup brown sugar - 6 tablespoons melted butter - ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, melted butter or margarine, and cinnamon until well blended. Press mixture in...

WHSTE members reflect on winter play ‘Reckless’ (video)

WHSTE members reflect on winter play ‘Reckless’ (video)

Isabel Gitten and Nicole Erdekian

April 12, 2018


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

WHSTE members reflect on their experience performing the play "Reckless." See further coverage of the show including photos and an article by WSPN....

VSCO: A hidden app, but public to all

VSCO: A hidden app, but public to all

Julia Pak and Caterina Tomassini

April 10, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Instagram’s bright orange and pink icon appears on many WHS students' phones, but a black and white VSCO icon is popping up on more and more devices. Could VSCO be the next Instagram? Similarly to how people use Instagram, VSCO users can post any picture they want, and others can see those posts in...

Flavor! S’mores cookies (video)

Flavor! S’mores cookies (video)

Jackie Stoller, Lilly Stoller, and Masha Yakhkind

April 10, 2018


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

On this episode of Flavor!, Lilly Stoller, Jackie Stoller and Masha Yakhkind bake s’more cookies. Ingredients:  1⁄2 cup softened butter 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1⁄3 cups flour 3⁄4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon baking powder 4 (1 5/8 o...

Student attitudes toward ‘finsta’ culture

Student attitudes toward ‘finsta’ culture

Lilly Stoller and Caroline Lampert

April 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

A “finsta,” otherwise known as a fake Instagram, is an Instagram account teenagers make for fun. People make them to post pictures or videos that they would normally not post on their main account. For the most part, they post about their day or silly photos and videos. Devon Perryman, jun...

Seniors reflect on Senior Show

Seniors reflect on Senior Show

Lilly Stoller and Charlie Moore

April 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

On March 16 and 17, the senior class put on “Title Censored by Administration,” the annual senior show. Senior directors Aidan Garagic, Anitta Thomas, Lindsay Jacobs, Melinda Kalantzis, Peter Moore and Savannah Salitsky, wrote, shot and choreographed the show, ensuring that it would run smoothly. “Like...

WHS hosts Wayland Sings (21 photos)

WHS hosts Wayland Sings (21 photos)

Jay Abdella and Julia Callini

March 31, 2018


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

Wayland High School hosted the elementary and middle school choruses in the annual Wayland Sings concert.

WHSTE opens the curtain to two spring plays

WHSTE opens the curtain to two spring plays

Carly Camphausen

March 28, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Almost, Maine: The Wayland High School Theater Ensemble has begun preparation for “Almost, Maine,” a play based on a fictional town in Northern Maine. The show is made up of nine different stories that all take place in simultaneously at 9 p.m. on a Friday night. Each scene will be ten minutes...

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