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Senior Ines Alpendre takes a different approach to senior year

Senior Ines Alpendre takes a different approach to senior year

Hailey Robinson

October 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Senior year can be a time to embrace the end of one’s high school career before a series of new beginnings start after graduation. Exchange student Ines Alpendre from Lisbon, Portugal will be taking a different approach than many to her senior year. Alpendre started a new beginning at WHS for her senior...

MOTS: Students share their favorite things about fall

MOTS: Students share their favorite things about fall

Meredith Prince and Ellie Tyska

October 15, 2018


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

From the changing leaves to celebrating Thanksgiving with family, there are many reasons to love fall. WHS students are looking forward to a wide variety of things, ranging from fall sports to Thanksgiving ...

The next level: Seniors on college sports recruitment

The next level: Seniors on college sports recruitment

Ellie Tyska and Meredith Prince

October 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

While many seniors are scrambling to fit in college tours, interviews and applications, a few have had a chance to catch their breath. Several students have been recruited to colleges to pursue sports at a higher level. Seniors Kate Maietta, Nate L’Esperance, Jake Tyska and Abby Mitty have dreamt of...

MOTS: Students working outside of school

MOTS: Students working outside of school

Caitlin Newton and Ellie Tyska

October 14, 2018


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

From restaurant jobs to working with kids, many students choose to work during the school year. There are many different opportunities for students to find work close by, and many are able to get a job as young as fifteen. WSPN caught up with students who work and asked about their jobs. ...

Quiz: How well do you know Ms. Lima?

Quiz: How well do you know Ms. Lima?

Hannah Rice

October 10, 2018


Filed under Articles, Pop Culture, Quizzes, Showcase, WSPN

Ms. Lima is Wayland high school's new academic center advisor. https://www.playbuzz.com/item/7124a40e-1f1e-48c9-8749-09f18a3baa8d    

Athlete of the Month: Mason Bolivar

Athlete of the Month: Mason Bolivar

Charlie Moore and Kyle Chen

October 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Month, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The player’s eyes scan the field as he firmly grips the ball in his hands. Around him, his teammates clash with members of the opposition, but none of the tussling seems to faze him. Maintaining his composure, he examines the play before him, searching for the right opportunity. A moment later, he...

MOTS: Student opinions on Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh

MOTS: Student opinions on Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh

Meredith Prince and Caterina Tomassini

October 9, 2018


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

                  Junior Josh Snyder Where on the political spectrum do you fall? “In the middle, I’m open-minded.” What are your overall thoughts on the Kavanaugh hearings? “At this point, I’d say [the accusations] co...

New teachers at WHS

New teachers at WHS

Caitlin Newton and Meredith Prince

October 3, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

With every new school year at WHS, new teachers specializing from math to science to supplementary teaching are welcomed into the Wayland community. New faces include math teacher Jacy Anzalone, biology teacher Julie VanRooyen and physics teacher Laura Kreutter. Each must adjust to the new and unique...

New T.A. Jack O’Rourke joins the Wayland Warriors

New T.A. Jack O’Rourke joins the Wayland Warriors

Christina Taxiarchis and Nicole Erdekian

October 3, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

After graduating last May from Curry College, Jack O’Rourke joined Wayland's Learning Resource Team (LRT) as a new teaching assistant at WHS this fall. He will also be working with the boys’ football team as an assistant coach. “I go to a few classes based on students that are in our LRT and...

Unconventional athletes at WHS

Unconventional athletes at WHS

Hailey Robinson and Caitlin Newton

September 28, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Although WHS offers almost 20 sports through the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, some students choose to participate in athletic programs and sports that are not offered at WHS. Sophomore Talia Camiel does Rocket Cheer, a cheerleading team that competes at a national level. “When...

MOTS: New Clubs at WHS

MOTS: New Clubs at WHS

Hailey Robinson

September 25, 2018


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

          Junior Stone Harris: Sports Analysis Club   Senior Evan Malkin: Ultimate Frisbee Club/Team   Junior Kayla Poulsen: Interact Club Sophomore Jay Provost: Sports Management Club ...

Student Council’s changes and plans for the year

Student Council’s changes and plans for the year

Nicole Erdekian and Christos Belibasakis

September 20, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Student Council President Amanda Armstrong and Vice President Gage Fuller decided in accordance with Student Council adviser Eric Wolven to move Student Council meeting times for the 2018-2019 school year. Armstrong, Fuller and Wolven met over the summer and finalized the decision to move the after...

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