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Wiffleball tourney comes to WHS

Travis Downs

June 14, 2009


Filed under Articles, Sports

Until a few weeks ago, many members of Wayland High School had been looking forward to the traditional dodgeball tournament that usually closes out the year. Unfortunately, due to problems with the field house, this event has been canceled. When junior Greg Eng learned of the cancellation, he was...

Inspired and inspiring: 2009 Graduation words

Sasha Pansovoy

June 11, 2009


Filed under Articles, Features, WSPN

This past Sunday, June 7th, hundreds of students, teachers, friends, and family gathered in the stands and on the turf field to celebrate the the class of 2009's graduation. Along with Magda Buczek, class president, graduating seniors James Ivker, Attrace Chang (valedictorian), and Frederique Verly (salutatorian)...

Violin concert: interview with Garrett Levey

Kathryn Washek

June 11, 2009


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

Interview with Garrett Levey We hear you have a concert tomorrow. What instrument do you play? I play the violin. How long have you been playing violin? I’ve been playing for 11 years. How many songs are you playing? I’m playing one concerto. How long have you been preparing for this concert? I’ve been...

Moken Airwalk: local band takes off

Ian Stack

June 11, 2009


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

The band Moken Airwalk, established in 2006 and previously called the Mighty Jungle, is on fire at Wayland High School. Their recent successes include winning a Battle of the Bands competition in Framingham out of twelve bands, placing second in a Battle of the Bands in Natick, playing multiple gigs...

2008-2009: The year in review

2008-2009: The year in review

David Ryan

May 31, 2009


Filed under Articles, Editor's Picks

With exams rapidly approaching, and summer vacation soon around the bend, it's time to look back on the year. We'll start at the first day of school and remember the headlines that changed Wayland, and the world. Without further delay, here's our year in review: The year was off to a slightly bum...

Girls lacrosse closes season with 7-11 record

Girls lacrosse closes season with 7-11 record

Elizabeth Doyon

May 27, 2009


Filed under Articles, Sports, WSPN

Wayland girls lacrosse lost their last game of the season Tuesday, on the home turf. Their opponent was the top-ranked Concord Carlisle Colonials, to whom the Warriors had previously fallen, 21-7. Senior Captain Iris Irwin stepped into cage to play her first game ever as goalie. The Warriors put up a ...

Legendary "Hill Day" replaced by campus celebration

David Ryan

May 27, 2009


Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

Friday will be the last day for all the seniors, and in the back of their minds many students and faculty wonder if 2009 has any more surprises up their sleeves. It appears though, that it will be a much tamer celebration than some past years (at least on paper). Friday will be a regularly scheduled...

Friday talent shows to raise funds for cancer

Friday talent shows to raise funds for cancer

Ben Wohlfarth

May 27, 2009


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, WSPN

On June 27th, WHS science teachers Corey Lowen and Helen Rainoff will run the Seattle Rock n' Roll Marathon as part of an effort to raise money for leukemia and lymphoma research. Almost every day in chemistry class, students ask Ms. Lowen about her progress so far and how many miles she can run, which is...

METCO Cup stays in Wayland

Abriana Morales

May 26, 2009


Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

A record was broken on May 16th when The Florence Adler Walk-Run, now the Florence Adler METCO Cup 5K Race, had the largest number of participants in its history. Florence Adler was a Wayland mom and a proud supporter of the Wayland METCO Program. The annual walk-run is held in her memory. The funds...

New E-Board Officers and Reps

May 26, 2009


Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

Executive Board 2010 President: Bobby Dresser Vice President: Teresa McCarthy Secretary: Sam Sklar Treasurer: Sama Abdul-Aziz 2010 Representatives: Jon Bailey Susan Cunningham Travis Downs Lauren Jenny Hannah Mead Zack Miles Molly Murphy Patrick Sharry Mel Sperling Mellisa Yu Executive Board ...

Dave Ryan wins the Freedom Prize

Dave Ryan wins the Freedom Prize

Marie Stotz

May 21, 2009


Filed under Articles, WSPN

Yesterday, Dave Ryan's essay entitled “Legislative Inequalities: How the United States Taints Freedom" was chosen as the winner of the 2009 Freedom Prize. Every year, the Freedom Prize is given by the Wayland Veterans for the entry that is judged to be the best on the topic of freedom. Most submissi...

Window leaves the audience in awe

Mellisa Yu

May 21, 2009


Filed under Articles, WSPN

From the spectacular lighting and transition dialogue, to the diverse costumes, to the inspirational dancing and choreography, Window Dance’s 2009 performances proved to be unforgettable. This year, the performance was based on Disney’s The Lion King. However, there are often misconceptions about ho...

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