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

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, Julia Callini, Cammy Lehr, and Meredith Prince

February 6, 2019


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

Editor's Note: A previous version of this video did not credit senior Kacie Li in the last clip. We apologize for this mishap on our part, and the current video now includes the correct crediting. Students and faculty performed in the Winter Week 2019 talent show on Friday, Feb. 1. The performances included...

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 28, 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...

Artist of the month: Shuyu Zhang

Artist of the month: Shuyu Zhang

Christina Taxiarchis and Jessica Reilly

January 15, 2019


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

While many WHS students partake in a variety of art classes during high school, very few take the craft seriously. Senior Shuyu Zhang learned to love the art of painting when she began in eighth grade. Years later, her artwork has been selected for the MAEA Recognitions Exhibition, and she has also been...

Fine Arts Department to hold in-school winter concert

Fine Arts Department to hold in-school winter concert

Allie Nunn and Cammy Lehr

December 21, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Fine Arts Department Head Susan Memoli and the rest of WHS’ music staff plan to restart an old tradition of an in-school winter concert. The performance will be held during third block on Friday, Dec. 21. Teachers will have the option of bringing their classes to the theater to enjoy some musical...

WHS to showcase students pieces in annual art show

WHS to showcase students pieces in annual art show

Allie Nunn and Willie Roberts

December 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Art, WSPN

WHS will hold the annual art show to showcase students' work on Dec. 17. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. and run through 8:30 p.m. in the commons. The exhibition will showcase many pieces of art to the community, works the students have been working on throughout the fall semester. Art teachers Veronique...

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