Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

Window Dance Ensemble to hold auditions

Window Dance Ensemble to hold auditions

Lilly Stoller

February 16, 2018


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

The Window Dance Ensemble will be holding their auditions on Feb. 27 and 28. Window is a dance group composed of about fifteen girls. The ensemble usually is all-girls, but boys are welcome to tryout. They perform all different types of dance, including hip-hop, lyrical and jazz. The ensemble has...

Junior Reneé Case takes a new approach to prom dresses

Junior Reneé Case takes a new approach to prom dresses

Abby Mitty and Hailey Robinson

February 15, 2018


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

Three months before prom, most juniors have barely begun their preparations for the big night. However, junior Reneé Case has already started designing and buying materials for the prom dresses she is creating for her peers. At the moment, Case is busy creating a dress for junior Teresa Hank Gomez in...

Flavor! Chocolate oat cookies

Flavor! Chocolate oat cookies

Carly Camphausen and Masha Yakhkind

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

On this episode of Flavor!, Carly Camphausen and Masha Yakhkind share their recipe for chocolate oat cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup of ground oats A pinch of salt ½ teaspoon of baking powder 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla A dash of cinnamon 2 tablespoons of ...

Artist of the Week: Marjorie Ladas

Artist of the Week: Marjorie Ladas

Emma Nallet

February 13, 2018


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

Art is more than a simple hobby for senior Marjorie Ladas, it is a childhood passion. In preschool, she liked doodling in her notebooks. Today, she creates all sorts of watercolor paintings and illustrations with graphite, charcoal or ink. Creation is a central part of her life, as it allows her to express...

The inside scoop: metalworks

The inside scoop: metalworks

Caroline Raymond and Caitlin Newton

February 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Students sit at the back of the class creating unique 3D formations. They are torching, soldering and saw cutting. These techniques are what students use to create their metal works projects. Saw cutting is where students take a saw to cut intricate designs through a piece of metal. They can choose to...

WW ’18: A cappella performs (video)

WW ’18: A cappella performs (video)

Julia Callini, Nathan Zhao, and Jackie Stoller

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN, WSPN.TV

Wayland High School’s three a cappella groups, the Muses, the T-Tones, and the Madrigals, took the stage on Friday, Feb. 2. The groups performed three songs each. The Muses introduced the concert with Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love,” which was soloed by junior Clara Hurney.  Next was a group n...

WW ’18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (19 photos)

WW ’18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (19 photos)

Lily Tardif and Christina Taxiarchis

February 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2018

To wrap up Winter Week 2018, the student-run dance ensemble, Window, put on their annual performance. Every year, the returning members of the group get together a few weeks before Winter Week to rehearse and perfect seven dances from the previous year's show. The Winter Week show is the first p...

WW ’18: Large Mouth Bass (video)

WW ’18: Large Mouth Bass (video)

Hailey Robinson and Joyce Wu

February 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

Improv group "Large Mouth Bass" performed at WHS Thursday during Winter Week. The group invited students and teachers on stage to help them during the show. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2018....

WW ’18: Behind the scenes of K-Pop

WW ’18: Behind the scenes of K-Pop

Emma DiIanni and Nicole Erdekian

February 2, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

Every Winter Week, WHS's "K-Poppers," an all-grade dance group, performs a series of dance routines set to Korean pop music. With their performance coming up fifth block today, the club has been working to perfect their routines and prepare for the show. The group lost multiple senior members from ...

WW ’18: solo and chamber music concert (video)

WW ’18: solo and chamber music concert (video)

Jay Abdella and Carly Camphausen

February 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN, WSPN.TV

Students performed in the Winter Week solo and chamber music concert Tuesday. Several students played in groups or performed a solo during the concert. Students played a mix of wind instruments and string instruments. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2018...

WW ’18: The hypnotist show

WW ’18: The hypnotist show

Isabel Gitten

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN, WSPN.TV

Hypnotist Peter Gross invited WHS students on stage during his Monday night performance to kick off Winter Week.

Review: The Shape of Water

Review: The Shape of Water

Emma Nallet

January 26, 2018


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

Warning: this article contains some considerable spoilers. “The Shape of Water” breathes life into Guillermo Del Toro’s cinema, with its poignant romance, its increasing thrill and its persistent questioning of perspective. At first sight, this new film seems to be a classical tale. But don'...

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