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  • Early dismissal at 1:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12

  • Math department goes back on newly instituted policy, will hand out tests to students

  • School Committee violated state law according to state attorney general Maura Healey

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

Review: Escape Room

Review: Escape Room

Christos Belibasakis

February 13, 2019


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

Escape Room, the self-labeled psychological horror movie, took audiences by surprise as it rose to become the fourth-highest grossing film so far in 2019. The horror film, which fits more under the title of a thriller, follows a group of six people who are invited to a mysterious escape room game, which...

Super Bowl 2019 – Which commercials did WHS like best?

Super Bowl 2019 – Which commercials did WHS like best?

Jessica Reilly

February 12, 2019


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

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WW ’19: “The Fourth Wall” blends classical music and physical feats in performance (video)

WW ’19: “The Fourth Wall” blends classical music and physical feats in performance (video)

Charlie Moore and Carly Camphausen

February 8, 2019


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

The Fourth Wall musical group visited WHS on Thursday. The group uses everyday materials and instruments and performs songs as well as dances.

WW ’19: Window hits the stage to encourage interested students to audition (8 photos)

WW ’19: Window hits the stage to encourage interested students to audition (8 photos)

Hannah Rice and Nicole Erdekian

February 7, 2019


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

The Window Dance Ensemble performed last block on Friday, Feb. 1. Auditions will begin on Monday, Feb. 25 for anyone interested in joining, and another show will take place this spring. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2019...

WW ’19: K-Pop club performs in annual winter show (video)

WW ’19: K-Pop club performs in annual winter show (video)

Nathan Zhao, Nicole Erdekian, and Julia Callini

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The K-Pop club performed on Thursday, Jan. 31 to celebrate Winter Week. The group was lead by senior Clarissa Briasco-Stewart and also included senior Abby Calverley, junior Lilly Brooks and sophomore Trevon Phillips.

WW ’19: “The Fourth Wall” combines athleticism and musicianship in dynamic performance

WW ’19: “The Fourth Wall” combines athleticism and musicianship in dynamic performance

Kevin Wang and Caitlin Newton

February 6, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

A combined music and theater group named The Fourth Wall performed two concerts at WHS on Thursday, Jan. 31. The group was brought to WHS as a Winter Week program by Wayland Concert Series leader Charlie Anderson, who mingled with the ensemble at both concert events and on Facebook. The Fourth Wall...

WW ’19: Students show off in the annual Talent Show (video)

WW ’19: Students show off in the annual Talent Show (video)

Remmi Shaw and Julia Callini

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN, WSPN.TV

Students and faculty performed in the Winter Week 2019 talent show on Friday, Feb. 1. The performances included a dance by the Connect program, a quintet string ensemble, a display of various flips and twists performed by a group of "tricksters" and much more. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2019...

WW ’19: WHSTE brings one-act show “Out Loud” to student body

WW ’19: WHSTE brings one-act show “Out Loud” to student body

Jessica Reilly and Alex Janoff

January 30, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

“Out Loud” is a student-written production that documents the experiences of an unlikely group of high school confidants during an ALICE drill. On Monday, members of WHSTE, or Wayland High School Theater Ensemble, performed the short, single-act play to a group of students and teachers in the auditorium. “Out...

Quiz: How well do you know Wayland’s history?

Quiz: How well do you know Wayland’s history?

Cammy Lehr

January 29, 2019


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

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of Wayland's history.  

Despite low membership, K-Pop to perform during winter week

Despite low membership, K-Pop to perform during winter week

Nicole Erdekian and Willie Roberts

January 27, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

The WHS K-Pop club plans on performing its two annual shows this year. The first show will take place during Winter Week, while the second will be later this spring. Senior Clarissa Briasco-Stewart, leader of the team, is preparing the group for their upcoming annual Winter Week show. Practices us...

Quiz: Which WHS department should you work in?

Quiz: Which WHS department should you work in?

Julia Callini

January 24, 2019


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

Have you ever dreamt about being a teacher in your alma mater, but didn't know where you belonged?  Take this quiz to find out what department you'd fit best in!  

Window prepares for annual winter week show

Window prepares for annual winter week show

Allie Nunn

January 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

Winter Week is coming up, and the WHS Window Dance Ensemble is preparing for its annual performance. Stage lights will shine on the team as they perform eight dances representing the genres of contemporary, hip hop, jazz, ballet, and more. Sophomore Julia Mele, a returning member, has been dancing...

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