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Wayland Student Press

Review: Halsey’s “Manic”

In the latest installment of Staff Reviews, WSPN's Alyssa Dickstein offers a review of

Alyssa Dickstein

February 19, 2020

Let’s start with the songs on Halsey’s new album, “Manic,” that exemplify her classic style: “You should be sad.” With only one song on a 16-track-album connecting Halsey’s newest work to her older music, she left plenty of room to explore new genres and experiment with new lyrics. In...

Student band “Soup Time” shines in talent show spotlight

Seniors Josh Snyder, Harrison Veal, Rob Glazer and Michael Wegerbauer wrap up the talent show in their performance of

Jimmy Paugh

February 11, 2020

WHS students enjoy the different types of performances that their peers and teachers have in store every year for the talent show, and this year, the students were especially excited to see WHS’ emerging local band, “Soup Time," perform. Consisting of seniors Josh Snyder, Harrison Veal, Robert...

Dissipated 8, Pitch, Please!, Pitch Slapped perform at CAPA concert (video)

Dissipated 8, Pitch, Please!, Pitch Slapped perform at CAPA concert (video)

Julia Callini and Emily Chafe

February 9, 2020

Three collegiate a cappella groups performed alongside WHS's own a cappella groups. Middlebury College's "Dissipated 8,"  Northeastern University's "Pitch, Please!" and Berklee College of Music's "Pitch Slapped" traveled to WHS on Feb. 1 to participate in CAPA's annual college a cappella concert.

Review: Harry Styles’ “Fine Line”

In the latest installment of Staff Reviews, WSPN's Alyssa Dickstein provides a review of Harry Styles' latest album,

Alyssa Dickstein

February 6, 2020

Harry Styles released singles “Lights Up,” “Watermelon Sugar” and “Adore You” to gain publicity for his newest album “Fine Line.” By doing so, he failed to prepare the world for his new music. I believe that Styles might have released his three worst songs in anticipation for the Dec....

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Julia Callini

February 5, 2020

The dancers jump out in their hip hop dance. The ensemble performed all three of the high energy hip hop routines. According to senior director Lily Jenzeh, this decision was made to excite underclassmen and inspire them to join window. "Our Winter Week performance is supposed to get people to wa...

WW ’20: Window wraps up Winter Week (video)

WW '20: Window wraps up Winter Week (video)

Caroline Lampert and Sammy Johnson

February 5, 2020

Window performed their annual performance during Winter Week on Friday, Jan. 31. Window is a dance group at WHS and performs a set of dances during their spring show as well.

WW ’20: Window wraps up Winter Week (14 photos)

The dancers performed three hip hop numbers, which included

Julia Callini and Ellie Tyska

February 3, 2020

The Window Dance Ensemble wrapped up Winter Week with its annual show. Although the show is shorter than the Spring Showcase, dancers performed a variety of styles including hip-hop, jazz, contemporary and ballet. According to senior Ensemble Director Lily Jenzeh, the Winter Week performance is a ti...

News Brief: 11 WHS students accepted into 2020 MA All-State Festival

Junior Mingle Li is practicing in the WHS band room for the upcoming All-State Festival. While Li secured a spot in the 2020 MA All-State Festival, preparation is essential. “I’m enormously proud of all the students who earned the recommendation, because that in itself is an incredible distinction and for a school of our size to have 11 kids accepted,” Director of the Fine Arts Department Susan Memoli said.

Jonathan Zhang

February 3, 2020

11 students from WHS have been accepted into the 2020 MA All State Festival: Megan Chau, sophomore: Strings, Violin Gabriel de los Reyes, sophomore: Strings, String Bass McKenna Kelemanik, senior: Winds, Tuba Mingle Li, junior: Percussion, Mallets Angela Liu, sophomore: Strings, Violin Cecelia...

WW’ 20: “Nothing’s going to change if you don’t change something”

Panel speakers Becca Rausch, Angela Ferrari, and Foster Newcome prepare to speak about their life as working women.

Taylor McGuire, Jonathan Zhang, and Katherine Kim

January 31, 2020

The Women’s Empowerment Club at WHS invited Becca Rausch, Angela Ferrari and Foster Newcome for a “Women’s Professional Panel,” on the third day of Winter Week 2020. The panel was a sequel to the “Women’s Empowerment” presentation, presented on Tuesday by Lauren Rikleen. Rausch, Ferrari...

Gingerbread House Challenge (video)

Gingerbread House Challenge (video)

Andrew Boyer, Kate Clifford, and Kaitlyn Mabe

January 27, 2020

In the second installment of seasonal challenge videos, WSPN’s Kaitlyn Mabe, Kate Clifford and Andrew Boyer compete head to head to see who can create the best gingerbread house in the allotted time. Vote for who you think made the best house, and don’t forget to tune back in for the spring challenge! ...

Mid term survival guide

As midterms come nearer for students at WHS, studying for these lengthy exams becomes a crucial aspect of homework and after school routines for many students. One great way of studying is by using a textbook, which can be borrowed from the library media center. Practice review problems until you feel confident about a specific topic.

Anna Ilyin and Haley Melvin

January 17, 2020

This year's midterms take place on Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, Jan. 24. The schedule is posted on WSPN. Biology: When it comes down to tackling the biology midterm, a lot of it comes down to having the motivation to memorize. Biology is different than the other science midterms, for it is less...

TEDx chooses its speakers, prepares for spring show

The core members gather at junior Aydan McGah's house to discuss their plans for this years show while eating bagels. “This is a great place to share their ideas and to really get their voice out there. It’s unlike an opportunity given to most students our age,” junior Emmie O’Shaughnessy said.

Jessica Reilly and Christina Taxiarchis

January 15, 2020

The names of the TEDx speakers were released by the Wayland [email protected] Core Team on their instagram account, @tedxyouthwayland, this past Sunday, Jan. 12. Bringing the event back for the first time since 2016, the Core Team(Aydan McGah, Fatma Sayeh, Charlotte Salitsky, Charlie Moore, David Lathan,...

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