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Directors begin preparations for the class of 2020’s senior show

Directors begin preparations for the class of 2020’s senior show

Jessica Reilly

November 21, 2019

For seniors who are wrapped up in the peak of college applications and school work, senior spring may seem like a far off fantasy. However, senior show directors Fatma Sayeh, Owen Smith, Emma Kiernan and Stone Harris are already working to organize a senior spring highlight: the class of 2020 Senior...

Meet the Cast of WHSTE’s ‘Chicago’

Meet the Cast of WHSTE’s ‘Chicago’

Haley Melvin and Anna Ilyin

November 18, 2019

"Chicago" the musical will be hitting the WHS stage on Nov. 21, 22 and 23. The student actors have put many hours of preparation and hard work into the Bob Fosse show, for the tricky choreography and lively songs require many rehearsals to master. Junior Kaiyang Zhang plays defense attorney Billy...

Chicago’s Super Saturday Rehearsal (12 photos)

Chicago’s Super Saturday Rehearsal (12 photos)

Julia Callini

November 15, 2019

WHSTE performed a run-through of the fall musical, Chicago, for the first time on Sat. Nov. 9, otherwise known as Super Saturday. The company rehearsed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traditionally, Super Saturday is a chance to run through the show, but also bond with members of the cast. Tickets fo...

WHS Fine Arts enjoys increased representation across the board at Senior Districts

WHS Fine Arts enjoys increased representation across the board at Senior Districts

Brasen Chi and Dante Coppola

November 14, 2019

With Senior Districts coming up, students who participate in music are busier than ever. Although Wayland students typically perform well when it comes to representation at the event, many WHS students are unaware as to what Senior Districts is. Senior Districts is an "all-star" group of musicians...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Julia Callini

November 12, 2019

Sophomore Sammy Janoff and senior Cas Ross perform the closing number in this year's fall musical, Chicago. The cast rehearsed for six hours on Sat. Nov. 9, which is known as "Super Saturday" for the actors. Traditionally, WHSTE runs through the show for the first time on Super Saturday. To see...

WSPN’s top 10 Halloween activities

WSPN’s top 10 Halloween activities

Brasen Chi

October 30, 2019

Are you caught on Halloween with nothing to do? Here are just a few ideas to keep you busy. 1. Watch a scary movie The easiest solution to your lack of spookiness this Halloween is to watch a scary movie. Turn off all the lights and get the popcorn ready! Best of all, you don’t even have to leave...

Artist of the Month: Sam Baron

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 Sam Baron has played the viola since she was in third grade, which in Wayland, is...

Sophomores do Semi (193 photos)

Sophomores do Semi (193 photos)

Ellie Tyska and Meredith Prince

October 23, 2019

On Saturday, October 19th, the class of 2022 hosted the annual sophomore semi-formal at Weston Golf Club....

Album Review: ‘Ghosteen’ by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Album Review: ‘Ghosteen’ by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Brendan Ho

October 21, 2019

When I heard there was a new Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album coming out, I almost fell out of my chair. I was introduced to the band right before their last album, 2016’s “Skeleton Tree.” That record contained sparse instrumentation - drums, synths and soft orchestration - but was full of emotion that ...

Girls Soccer Team and Wayland community unite for the annual Pam’s Run

Girls Soccer Team and Wayland community unite for the annual Pam’s Run

Jessica Reilly

October 17, 2019

Each year, just as the leaves begin to turn, signs and fliers for Pam’s Run are posted in the schools, stores, lawns and intersections across Wayland. Taking place on Oct. 20 at Claypit Hill Elementary School, you’ll be sure to catch members of the girls varsity soccer team at this year’s fundraiser...

WSPN’s Fall Scavenger Hunt: Win Prizes by Nov. 2

WSPN’s Fall Scavenger Hunt: Win Prizes by Nov. 2

Caitlin Newton

October 15, 2019

Below are 14 activities that are perfect for the fall season. Find a friend and see how many items on the list you can complete! Every time you complete one of the activities below, email your photo submission to [email protected] The first pair to complete the hunt wins...

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