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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

oin WSPN’s Aimee Smith and Nadya Chase as they discuss the national drug shortage, local pharmacy issues and the impacts of not having access to medication.

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...

Senior captain Tali Wong on the Wayland girls varsity soccer team looks to play a ball to the forwards to create a scoring opportunity. Now that soccer season has ended, I’m going to dive right into cross country ski training again, Wong said. “Skiing is a sport that I train for all year except during the soccer season, so I can’t get back into it soon enough.”

From one season to the next: student-athletes transition to winter sports

Lauren Medeiros November 24, 2020

Amidst COVID-19, some fall sports such as soccer, field hockey and cross country were able to have a season with implemented precautions. Other sports like football and volleyball have to wait until their...

WSPNs Max Brande breaks down who is on the market for free agency in the MLB and gives his predictions of where these players might go.

Warrior Weekly: Who is on the market for 2020 MLB free agency?

Max Brande November 6, 2020

With the Los Angeles Dodgers claiming the 2020 World Series, the MLB free agency is among us. With this year’s free agents full of top tier players, WSPN's Max Brande gives an in-depth breakdown of the...

In light of the end of the academic year, managing editor Caterina Tomassini reviews the last 10 months students of WHS have spent together, including dozens of articles, galleries, podcasts and videos from WSPN.

2019-2020 Year in Review

Caterina Tomassini July 5, 2020

With the 2019-2020 school year coming to an end, it’s important that we look back at our months together and reflect what we, as both a school and a larger community, have accomplished. Although the...

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