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Wayland Student Press

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Wayland Student Press

Artist of the Month: Amelie Martin

Artist of the Month: Amelie Martin

Nandhana Nair April 1, 2021

Sophomore Amelie Martin found her passion for the violin when she was 4 years old. Throughout her 11 year music career, Martin has performed numerous pieces including her five favorites. She plans to continue...

Artist of the Month: Katherine Lambert

Artist of the Month: Katherine Lambert

Olivia Tawakol February 4, 2021

Sophomore art student Katherine Lambert has always loved to draw. She discovered her passion and talent for art at a very young age. In middle school, Lambert was inspired by her peers and has continued...

Artist of the Month: Nadia Calder

Artist of the Month: Nadia Calder

Bryn Curtin January 6, 2021

Junior art student Nadia Calder realized her talent and admiration for art at a young age. She was inspired by the projects involved in elementary school and middle school art classes. She's taken...

Artist of the Month: Jasmin Wong

Artist of the Month: Jasmin Wong

Alyssa Dickstein December 1, 2020

Senior art student Jasmin Wong wants to pursue art in her future career, no matter what path that may be. She is currently enrolled in Advanced Placement Art, where she regularly paints with acrylics...

Junior Jett Peter initially grew an interest in art when he was in elementary school, but he developed a much better understanding after taking art classes at the high school for three years. My favorite type of art is definitely drawing, I really enjoy sketching other people, said Peter.

Artist of the month: Jett Peter

Jimmy Paugh March 26, 2020

When  junior Jett Peter was in elementary school, he developed a strong, long-lasting passion for drawing. It all started as just another way Peter could pass time, though it soon grew into a much bigger...

Pictured above is one of sophomore Angela Yan’s many drawings. Yan drew the picture for the Scholastic Art Contest in 2017. “I picked origami as the theme because I believed it fit really well and was a cool idea,” Yan said.

Artist of the Month: Angela Yan

Brasen Chi February 23, 2020

When sophomore Angela Yan was a kindergartener, she realized she had a passion for drawing. It started off as a fun pastime, but it soon developed into a talent that Yan will keep around for the rest of...

Junior Aydan McGah has been painting for over five years, ever since she took her first art class at summer camp. “[My favorite piece I’ve created] is a landscape painting of the mountains and flowers. I really loved the picture online, so I just wanted to recreate it,” McGah said.

Artist of the Month: Aydan McGah

Christina Taxiarchis December 2, 2019

One summer, five years ago, junior Aydan McGah partook in a random art class whilst at summer camp. Little did McGah know that she would discover her love for painting, a hobby she would later bring back...

Young Sam Baron practices the viola. “My favorite part about playing the viola is that it is different, Baron said.

Artist of the Month: Sam Baron

Christina Taxiarchis October 29, 2019

While many kids in Wayland choose to pick up an instrument at some point during their career as a student, very few continue playing on the high school level, for it brings about a certain level of commitment. Senior...

Pictured above is Deanes piece Tribute to Basquiat. It combines elements of Basquiats abstract style with Deanes more realistic portraiture.

Artist of the Month: Katherine Deane

Christina Taxiarchis and Jessica Reilly September 23, 2019

Students at WHS may have noticed the new murals in the English wing, specifically the mural near English teacher Gwen Goldin’s classroom. The illustration of hanging stars and books is the work of junior...

Senior Sid Iyer, a director of the all-male group the T-tones. Throughout his four years of high school, Iyer went to Nationals, All Easterns, All States and the Senior District competitions for choral music. “I think just generally it’s cool to be creative with music, Iyer said.

Artist of the Month: Sid Iyer

Christina Taxiarchis and Nicole Erdekian May 16, 2019

While many students at WHS join chorus or the orchestra to expand their musical horizons, few students plan to excel and continue their hobby in college. For senior Sid Iyer, he knew that once he started...

Sophomore Kaiyang Zhang playing Snoopy in the WHSTE fall play, Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Zhang has been acting for around four years and has been a part of many different plays. Everything gives you a new feeling and a new expression, Zhang said. Acting gives me this new perspective on different subjects and matters because of how they are portrayed through the writing and the acting.

Artist of the Month: Kaiyang Zhang

Meredith Prince and Ellie Tyska April 29, 2019

While acting and participating in plays may be a hobby or a simple pastime for some, it is a deep-rooted passion for sophomore Kaiyang Zhang. Zhang has been acting for around four years and finds inspiration...

Senior Anika Reichelt received a special award from the Massachusetts Art Education Association titled the Hat Sister Award for her piece titled Summer Dresses. “[Art is] a way to express yourself, outside of words, which is tricky for a lot of people,” Reichelt said.

Artist of the Month: Anika Reichelt

Christina Taxiarchis March 25, 2019

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...

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