Wayland Student Press

  • Laura Cole, LSRHS guidance counselor, is chosen as next assistant principal of WHS

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • WSPN to host final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

  • Junior Kyle Chen places third in national piano competition

  • WHSTE's "Pronoun" qualifies for state finals at Old John Hancock Hall

  • Retirement party for Happy Hollow Principal Jim Lee on June 6, send favorite memories to [email protected]

  • Class of 2021 selects the Hyatt Regency Boston as next year's prom venue

  • Class of 2022 runs mattress fundraiser

  • CAPA a cappella concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 6

  • Seniors Lauren Campbell, Eric McGonagle, Myle Larsen to host Progressive Dinner on March 30

WHSTE’s ‘Pronoun’ rundown

WHSTE’s ‘Pronoun’ rundown

Julia Callini and Madeline Maurer

April 11, 2019


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

For WHSTE's winter production, director Aidan O'Hara decided to pursue Evan Placey's Pronoun, a play which tells the coming of age story of Dean, a transgender male, who deals with love, loss and identity.

Wayland Public Schools: 10 years as one of the Best Communities For Music Education

Wayland Public Schools: 10 years as one of the Best Communities For Music Education

Jessica Reilly

April 8, 2019


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

Wayland is most recognized for its high standard of public education. However, the elite education offered is far greater than core subjects such as English, math, history, and the various sciences. Many Wayland students have experienced first-hand that the town is home to a high-profile musical education...

New art gallery opens in Wayland town center

New art gallery opens in Wayland town center

Joanna Barrow and Emily Chafe

April 7, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

The Town of Wayland prides itself on fostering a community that supports its local artists. The W Gallery, sponsored by Arts Wayland, is providing artists a new place to show their artwork. “The mission of Arts Wayland has always been the same,” said Peter Curran, Wayland Middle School art teacher...

Reflection of the 2019 Senior Show

Reflection of the 2019 Senior Show

Caterina Tomassini

April 5, 2019


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

Nothing says class bonding like dancing together in your underwear in front of your parents and teachers. The class of 2019 worked together throughout the winter to put together WHS’s annual Senior Show, a performance run entirely by the seniors in which they act out comical skits reflecting their...

‘The Homecoming’ is filmed at WHS (11 photos)

‘The Homecoming’ is filmed at WHS (11 photos)

Hannah Rice and Kate Balicki

April 5, 2019


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

"The Homecoming" is a self-funded film directed by former WHS alumnus Andrew Pilkington. The film is about a football star who loves to dance and falls in love at a dance camp. The film crew visited WHS on Friday, March 22 to film a locker room scene. The film has been in progress for about two years...

How-to April fools jokes (video)

How-to April fools jokes (video)

Alyssa Dickstein

April 1, 2019


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

Need future ideas to prank your friends and family on April Fool's day? Here are several ways to do so.

Senior Show 2019 (15 photos)

Senior Show 2019 (15 photos)

Remmi Shaw

March 28, 2019


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

The Wayland seniors hosted the schools annual Senior Show on March 22 and 23. This year's show title was "Time-lapse" and included skits representing each of the four grades at the school. The Class of 2019's show consisted of three choreographed dances, nine video skits and six live skits. To see more...

News Brief: WHSTE’s Pronoun to perform in Boston

News Brief: WHSTE’s Pronoun to perform in Boston

Jessica Reilly

March 26, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

As spring sports begin at Wayland High School, a different type of season is coming to an end. The cast of WHSTE’s winter one-act, Pronoun, has qualified for and will perform at the METG Drama Festival on March 29 at 8 p.m. after debuting at WHS and competing in the state semi-finals. “Pronoun,...

WHS takes the “10-Year Challenge”

WHS takes the “10-Year Challenge”

Julia Callini

March 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Pop Culture

Megan Smith, Spanish teacher What has been the most valuable thing you’ve learned in the last ten years? “[I] stopped thinking about what I think other people are thinking about me because they are probably thinking that about themselves," Smith said. "They really don’t care about how I look, how I prese...

Window Dance Ensemble welcomes new members

Window Dance Ensemble welcomes new members

Joanna Barrow

March 26, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Window Dance Ensemble leaders, seniors Lauren Campbell, Eden Vanslette and Dale Lippincott, brought on new members this season after losing three graduating members. The new members, junior Michayla Mathis, sophomore Taylor Travis, and freshmen Sammy Janoff, Taylor McGuire and Sarah Liszewski, will bring...

Artist of the Month: Anika Reichelt

Artist of the Month: Anika Reichelt

Christina Taxiarchis

March 25, 2019


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

An important aspect of growing up is finding your interests. Senior Anika Reichelt showed an interest in art all the way back in her preschool days, leading her to find her passion in the art world. “I started doodling as a preschooler, but I started taking it more seriously in middle school," Reichelt...

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