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

Class of 2021 discuss Sophomore Semi Formal

Class of 2021 discuss Sophomore Semi Formal

Remmi Shaw

November 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, MOTS/React, Showcase, WSPN

Sophomore Maddie Yaffe How was your Semi experience? “It was really fun, I had a great time. The dancing was so fun. I lost my voice, but overall it was amazing.” What was your favorite part of Semi? “When they played Brightside by The Killers.” What color did you wear? “I w...

Artist of the Month: Gabby Fargnoli

Artist of the Month: Gabby Fargnoli

Christina Taxiarchis and Hailey Robinson

October 29, 2018


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

Throughout their high school careers, students at WHS have to participate in at least one year of art to graduate. However, most people drop the class after finishing the requirement. Only a small percentage of students choose to continue taking some form of an art class throughout high school. Oftenti...

WHS students on Atypical’s casting of non-autistic actors

WHS students on Atypical’s casting of non-autistic actors

Hailey Robinson and Christina Taxiarchis

October 25, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

What are your thoughts on the fact that the TV show "Atypical" does not cast any autistic actors?                   Sophomore Lizzie Strehle “I feel that maybe [they] should have put in some autistic actors, but I feel like for the main role they definitely should have studied the traits so they are accurately...

Muses ready to start on a high note

Muses ready to start on a high note

Madeline Maurer and Emily Chafe

October 22, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

After saying goodbye to several key members last year, WHS' all-female a cappella group, the Muses, had a challenge on their hands. But the group wasn’t going to let it slow them down. This was an opportunity to start fresh. A large number of Muses graduated, but many new singers have joined the...

Students travel to Europe with the AMA program

Students travel to Europe with the AMA program

CJ Brown

October 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Three Weeks. Eight concerts. Five countries. Over the summer, WHS students Walker Whitehouse, Tali Wong, Jaelin Hoopes, Abby Gavron, Casey Zhang, Jacob Schilp, Kristen Bestavros, John Bestavros, Mira Mills, Annabelle Cummings and Sophia Blair-Goldin participated in American Music Abroad, a program...

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Joyce Wu

September 28, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: Spoilers ahead.   In the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers a classic rom-com storyline paired with dazzling cinematography, complex characters and heavy underlying themes.    “Crazy Rich Asians” tells the story of NYU economics profes...

Top 15 favorite fall activities

Top 15 favorite fall activities

Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert

September 25, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Pop Culture, Showcase, WSPN

Below are 15 fall activities that will be sure to keep you busy on the weekends! Have fun!   Go apple picking. Go fall clothing shopping. Watch Halloween movies (Hocus Pocus, Halloweentown, etc.) Go Halloween decoration shopping. Visit Witch's Woods. Go ghosting (leaving candy on a friend’s ...

Review: The Nun

Review: The Nun

Christos Belibasakis

September 23, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

One of the most anticipated films of 2018, “The Nun” brings us the frightening fifth installment into the world of “The Conjuring,” a series based on Ed and Lorraine Warren’s accounts of true events. With the series’ good reputation, it seemed that the continuous jump scares and thrilling scene...

“Next Up, RYANVIII:” Junior Ryan Dowling is making waves in the music world

“Next Up, RYANVIII:” Junior Ryan Dowling is making waves in the music world

Christina Taxiarchis

September 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, WSPN

To most people other than the 1600 or so followers he has accumulated on SoundCloud, the name "RYANVIII" may not be a common one. However, that may change in the near future. Junior Ryan Dowling, who goes by RYANVIII in the music world, started producing songs at age 15 and has already made himself known...

Fall musical to feature faculty

Fall musical to feature faculty

Julia Callini

September 11, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

On November 13, the curtains of the auditorium will open for WHSTE’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown: The Musical.” In addition to students performing titular roles, staff members will join the actors onstage to perform in the ensemble. WHSTE advisor Aidan O’Hara pulled inspiration...

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