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Wayland Student Press

Album Review: Spanish Love Songs’ “Brave Faces, Everyone”

Guest writer Brendan Ho reviews Spanish Love Songs'

Brendan Ho

April 2, 2020

I have a bit of a confession to make–I never intended to use this outlet as a sort of “Recommendations Corner.” I wanted to be a proper critic, who not only trumpeted praise when it was deserved, but came down on records that weren’t up to par. With reviews of two records I adore already published,...

10 movies on Netflix to binge watch during quarantine

WSPN's Christina Taxiarchis and Jess Reilly list ten movies on Netflix to binge watch during quarantine. If you are looking to indulge in a comedy, drama, action or horror movie, keep on reading!

Christina Taxiarchis and Jessica Reilly

March 31, 2020

If you find yourself with some newfound down time (which you probably will), check out these movies on Netflix. One of them might pique your interest! 1. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Drama/Crime “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” tells the story of Ted Bundy, an Ameri...

10 easy desserts to make with minimal ingredients

Get creative with minimal ingredients, save some money and use what you have. Try out new recipes and find your favorite dessert over this break!

Julia Raymond and Kate Clifford

March 30, 2020

With all this time stuck in our houses, picking up new hobbies may uncover a hidden talent you never knew you had. Maybe it’s baking! To many, baking seems like a hassle and requires a lot of prep, especially with buying ingredients, but there are many easy and fun desserts that only require a few...

Artist of the month: Jett Peter

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.

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 hobby of his. Now a student in Honors Art 4, Peter has come a long way ever since he picked up a...

Album Review: Lil Baby’s “My Turn”

Andrew Boyer

March 23, 2020

Lil Baby, one of the breakout stars in the era of autotune and mumble rap, has released his second studio album, "My Turn," a follow up to his debut, "Harder than Ever," which boasted hits like "Yes Indeed" and "Life Goes On," songs that featured the likes of Lil Uzi Vert, Drake and frequent collaborator...

Hair dye splashes across WHS

A new trend has emerged among WHS: hair dye. Several WHS students have decided to experiment with temporary hair dye for a fun, short-term change. Junior Emmie O'Shaugnessey chose to dye her hair pink at home. “My inspiration for dying my hair came as a desire for wanting a change that wasn’t permanent, and I think hair is a good way to express yourself,” O’Shaughnessy said.

Julia Raymond

March 16, 2020

A new trend has recently sparked among WHS students: hair dye. Hair dye is a unique style statement that has been spreading over the course of the past few months. Many different vibrant colors such as blue, pink, green and purple have been seen on the hair of numerous students at WHS. Students who...

Opinion: ‘Avatar: the Last Airbender’ is the best children’s cartoon

WSPN's Brasen Chi celebrates the 15th anniversary of

Brasen Chi

March 11, 2020

With the 15th year anniversary of "Avatar: the Last Airbender" having recently passed on Feb. 21, I believed that this masterful show deserved to be remembered. For the uncultured, "The Last Airbender" revolves around a world with four nations, each represented by the element that its people can control,...

Squirrel Girl Goes to College takes on WHS Drama Festival

Squirrel Girl performs on Thursday and Friday, February 26th and 27th. Sophomore Sammy Janoff, one of the performers, has participated in the METG drama festival before.

Kate Clifford and Julia Raymond

March 4, 2020

When talking about WHS’ annual winter performance "Squirrel Girl Goes to College," many are not aware that this one-act play is arranged and prepared for the annual drama festival in March. On Saturday, Feb 29, the Wayland High School Theatre Ensemble(WHSTE) hosted a round of the Massachusetts Educational...

Sam Baron

Sam Baron

Christina Taxiarchis

February 28, 2020

Name: Sam Baron Grade: Senior Favorite store: “My favorite store to shop at is Free People because they have a variety of clothes and a lot of different colors, and I think it is very stylish in general,” Baron said. Online shopping or in-store? “I prefer in-store shopping because sizing...

Luca Norian

Luca Norian

Christina Taxiarchis

February 28, 2020

Name: Luca Norian Grade: Junior Favorite store: “My favorite store is Uniqlo because it's cheap and simple, and since it is affordable, it's not the worst thing in the world if I don’t like [the clothing] or wear it," Norian said. Online shopping or in-store? “I prefer online shopping...

Artist of the Month: Angela Yan

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.

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 her life. “I started drawing around kindergarten, so around when I was five to six years old,”...

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