Wayland Student Press

  • November 5Informational meeting for the WHSTE Winter One-Act to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the Shop
  • November 5Wednesday, Nov. 20 will be an extra-early release day, dismissal at 12:15 p.m.
  • November 5No school on Monday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day
  • November 5Green Team walk/ride/carpool to school day to take place on Friday, Nov. 8
  • October 15Sophomore semi-formal to take place on Saturday, Oct.19 at Weston Golf Club
  • October 11Student Council to host schoolwide lip sync battle on Monday, Oct. 21
  • September 17View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"
  • August 28New bell schedule implemented at WHS; blocks rotate and drop differently than the past
  • August 28WSPN to release iPhone app on Oct. 1

Artist of the Month: Sid Iyer

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 his voice lessons at just five years old, he would stick with singing. Once Iyer entered high...

WHSTE slays performance of “She Kills Monsters”

WHSTE slays performance of “She Kills Monsters”

Julia Callini and Emily Chafe

May 15, 2019

Directed by Aidan O'Hara, WHSTE performed Qui Nyguen's "She Kills Monsters" on May 9, 10 and 11. "She Kills Monsters" tells the story of Agnes Evans when she discovers her deceased sister's notebook filled with a Dungeons and Dragons quests. "[Agnes] stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-pack...

Student council organizes schoolwide scavenger hunt

Student council organizes schoolwide scavenger hunt

Meredith Prince and Remmi Shaw

May 13, 2019

In years past, Student Council has had a tendency to slow down its actions towards the end of the senior school year. This year, President Amanda Armstrong and Gage Fuller, along with the rest of Student Council, decided to break the mold and ramp up student activities as a way to get people involved....

Behind the scenes of the Window Dance Ensemble’s spring show preparations

Behind the scenes of the Window Dance Ensemble’s spring show preparations

Nicole Erdekian

April 30, 2019

From Tuesday, May 21 to Thursday, May 23, the Window Dance Ensemble will perform their annual show. Senior directors Lauren Campbell, Eden Vanslette and Dale Lippincott have been working together since February to get the team in shape for the upcoming dances. At the beginning of the season, each...

A cappella groups cap off year (video)

A cappella groups cap off year (video)

Kate Balicki and Eden Vanslette

April 30, 2019

The Testostertones, Madrigals and Muses performed in their final concert of the year on Tuesday, April 23.

Artist of the Month: Kaiyang Zhang

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 and happiness within the walls of a theater. “I am inspired by the feeling of creativity,...

Review: Us

Review: Us

Christos Belibasakis

April 24, 2019

After delivering audiences the critically acclaimed 2017 social thriller Get Out, director Jordan Peele showcases Us, a unique horror film starring Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Elisabeth Moss and Tim Heidecker. Us follows members of a family who are confronted by their doppel...

WHSTE’s ‘Pronoun’ rundown

WHSTE’s ‘Pronoun’ rundown

Julia Callini and Madeline Maurer

April 11, 2019

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

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

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...

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