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Wayland High School seniors prepare to move on from their last season of high school sports. My favorite memories from baseball are the walk off wins weve had and the team dinners, specifically the team bonding, senior and boys varsity baseball captain Ezra Wyner said. Being a part of the team and being a captain definitely helped my leadership, communication and work ethic skills.

The end of a journey: Seniors finish their last season of high school sports

Jeffery Zhang June 7, 2024

As spring comes to an end, seniors at Wayland High School are finishing their last season of high school sports. In a few months, many seniors will be going off to college, and for some, their days of...

On Wednesday, June 5, Assistant Athletic Director, Erin Ryan, sent an email informing WHS about the upcoming playoff games for WHS athletes.

Sports brief: Playoff quick hits

Chloe Zilembo and Marissa Mendoza June 5, 2024

Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) tournaments are in full swing and multiple WHS teams are advancing. On Wednesday, June 5, Assistant Athletic Director, Erin Ryan, sent an email...

“As the last few games are coming up and playoffs are about to start its kinda hitting me that these are the last few lacrosse games I am going to play in high school and with my sister,” captain senior Lily Mele said.

Girls varsity lacrosse: A pursuit for playoff victory

Melina Barris June 3, 2024

Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) spring teams have begun playoffs. The girls varsity lacrosse team has its first game on Monday, June 3, against Notre Dame Academy, Worcester at...

Breaking Down Breaking News: Hurricane Lee

Breaking Down Breaking News: Hurricane Lee

Torryn Carlson and Sophia Verma September 16, 2023

What you need to know: During this coming weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 16, Hurricane Lee is expected to cause rain, wind and flooding in Massachusetts. Lee originated off the coast of Africa on Sept....

ICYMI: Week of Sept. 4 – top 10 tips for the school year, fall sports preview and the “Barbie” movie

ICYMI: Week of Sept. 4 – top 10 tips for the school year, fall sports preview and the “Barbie” movie

Selena Liu September 11, 2023

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Selena Liu summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN Staff shared top 10 things...

On July. 19, 2021 Junior Ben Dugan set sail on a 10 month sailing trip with his parents through the Atlantic ocean causing him to miss the entirety of his sophomore year.

Ben Dugan: 317 days at sea

Talia Macchi March 1, 2023

Imagine taking a year off from school, with sunshine, salty air and beautiful water around you daily. Now imagine working eight hours a day, with the sole responsibility of ensuring the boat you're on...

On Thursday, Jan. 12 The art department will be hosting a winter art exhibition at 7 p.m with a performance from the orchestra following 30 minutes after.

News Brief: Art exhibition and orchestra concert

Talia Macchi January 11, 2023

On the night of Thursday, Jan. 12, two arts shows will take place at Wayland High School, featuring the work of many WHS students. The art department will be hosting a winter art exhibition at 7 p.m. in...

Dancer and teacher Pallavi Nagesha dances across the stage. As Nagesha teaches other and continues to grow herself, she hopes to expand the connection she has with Bharatnatyam. “Dance is a very personal experience, so each of the dancers has to get from it what they want, and I think the mind-body-soul connection is what I crave and I work towards,” Nagesha says.

Pallavi Nagesha: Spreading Indian culture through Bharatanatyam

Reva Datar January 10, 2023

The dancer takes a precise step in one direction. Her graceful hand movements depict nature and eyes hold expression. Each step is deliberate and driven by strength, carefully crafted and perfected through...

On Dec. 14, Wayland School Committee held a meeting. During this meeting, acting science department head and wellness teacher John Berry gave a public comment, and School Committee member Jess Polizzotti shared student statements and a combined parent statement about mistreatment and bullying of a teacher by another teacher.

Wayland teacher rep, School Committee member offer contrasting statements

Emily Roberge and Sophia Oppenheim December 19, 2022

On Wednesday Dec. 14, WHS acting science department head and wellness teacher John Berry addressed the resignation of chemistry and forensics teacher Kristin Cowell at a Wayland School Committee meeting....

Senior Grace Stephenson as a ghoul-scout when she was in elementary school. Stephenson has always loved Halloween and creating homemade costumes. I like the spooky season, Stephenson said. I think my mom and I get competitive about it. Not against each other, but we want to make a good costume. We want to be the best.

Grace Stephenson: “We want to make a good costume. We want it to be the best.”

Joanna Barrow November 5, 2021

Since the age of six months old, senior Grace Stephenson has sported elaborate, handmade costumes for Halloween. The work begins over the summer, when Stephenson and her mom Fiona Stephenson brainstorm...

WHS junior Finn Morneweck spends time on a fishing boat during summer 2020. Morneweck enjoys the physical activity of his summer job. COVID-19 has affected the protocols of working on the boat, but Morneweck has adapted to them and pushed through.

How WHS students are working over the summer

Jessie Feist June 12, 2021

With summer just around the corner, Wayland High School students are thinking about how they will spend their summer, and some will get a job. COVID-19 has affected every job in a different way, and while...

With takeout options available, the Dudley Chateau offers meals for the go. WSPN’s Emily Roberge reviews the well-known Wayland restaurant. “The Chat is my favorite restaurant in Wayland,” sophomore Charlotte Richter said. “I order take-out from there all the time.”

Restaurant Review: Dudley Chateau, a Wayland staple

Emily Roberge March 17, 2021

With the current restrictions on dining capacity, many small restaurants are suffering greatly to stay open. Everyday a ‘Mom and Pops’ place seems to shut down due to the on-going pandemic. The Dudley...

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