Wayland Student Press

Seniors’ mentality after getting into college

Seniors’ mentality after getting into college

Christina Taxiarchis and Lilly Stoller

January 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, MOTS/React, Showcase, WSPN

  Helen Cliff, Dartmouth College What was your mindset this year before getting into college? “[I was] really, really stressed out.” What is your mindset now that you have gotten in? “I kind of didn’t believe them. I thought it was a joke. I was looking at the whole thing, convin...

Nine tips to help you ace midterms

Nine tips to help you ace midterms

Lily Tardif, Emma Diianni

January 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

1. Stay organized One of the best ways to do well on your exams is to keep your schoolwork organized. You're going to want to look back at your past tests, quizzes and notes, so having all of it organized will make it that much easier when it comes time to study.   2. Talk with your t...

2017 year in review

2017 year in review

Isabel Gitten

January 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

A recap of the biggest WSPN stories of 2017. January To begin the new year, the wellness department announced that they would discontinue “girls only” hours in the weight room due to the low number of students and teachers using the weight room during these times. In mid January, freshman Sam Cahaly br...

Zachary Vonnegut: It’s just more fun than driving

Zachary Vonnegut: It’s just more fun than driving

Caroline Raymond and Caitlin Newton

January 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

At 6:45 a.m., most teachers are hopping into their cars or finishing a cup of coffee at home. However, English teacher Zachary Vonnegut is putting on his warm winter layers and his helmet. If it’s a particularly blustery day, he grabs his ski goggles and heads out the door. He then hops onto his bik...

Happy Holidays from WSPN!

Happy Holidays from WSPN!

December 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The WSPN staff wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Classes will resume after the break on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

Students share opinions on caffeine

Students share opinions on caffeine

Emmie O'Shaughnessy and Lilly Stoller

December 6, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, MOTS/React, Showcase

Every day, tired students and staff reach toward cups of tea and coffee to provide them with a boost of energy, often in place of sleep. Coffee cravers spoke about their consumption habits and the effect caffeine has on their lives.   Molly O’Driscoll, Sophomore Do you drink...

Kevin Delaney: There’s absolutely a connection between using your hands and using your mind

Kevin Delaney: There’s absolutely a connection between using your hands and using your mind

Eden Vanslette

December 6, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

For most people, needing new furniture means going on a trip to either IKEA or Jordan’s furniture, but not for Wayland history teacher Kevin Delaney. Delaney has been woodworking for 25 years. He started building when he was a kid, and has been building furniture since his twenties. “In those...

A look into the injury and recovery of Cam Jones

A look into the injury and recovery of Cam Jones

Abby Mitty

November 30, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Warning: graphic images. Sports injuries can vary from a rolled ankle to a broken bone. In Wayland, injuries are common, but are rarely severe. However, this wasn’t the case for sophomore Cameron Jones. It was a frigid Friday night on the Wayland High School turf field. The varsity football...

A look into the Connect Program

A look into the Connect Program

Emmie O'Shaughnessy and Lilly Stoller

November 30, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland High School has recently added a new honors course called the Connect Program to its curriculum. The Connect Program is an honors level English and history course that focuses on project-based learning. The class meets for two blocks, four days out of the eight-day cycle, and one block on the oth...

Meet the Staff: Abby Mitty

Meet the Staff: Abby Mitty

Jackie Stoller

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet the Staff, WSPN

Name: Abby Mitty Grade: Junior Position: Staff reporter History with WSPN: Reporter (sophomore, junior) Extracurricular activities: Soccer, guitar Where would you like to go on your dream vacation? Bora Bora What is your biggest pet peeve? Chewing with your mouth open If you we...

Students share their opinions on school start times

Students share their opinions on school start times

Christina Taxiarchis and Lily Tardif

November 27, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, MOTS/React, Pop Culture, Showcase, WSPN

Superintendent Unobskey proposed a 20 minute pushback from the current school start time. WHS students shared their opinions on the potential change. Add your thoughts about the school start time change by answering the poll bellow. Are you for or against later school start times? Freshman Aydan...

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