• August 29WHS to begin classes Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2021-2022 school year
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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

With more sign-ups than any other club this year, Photography Culb, though created this year, hopes to live up to the expectations of those who signed up. We hope that those who join enjoy their experience as member of our club, President Jasper Scherz said.

Capturing students’ interest: new photography club launches

Jonathan Zhang and Brasen Chi October 13, 2021

Following the congregation of numerous clubs and organizations at the club fair, where club leaders shared information with prospective members, some new clubs attracted the attention of many. One of these...

Omar Easy began his role as Wayland Public Schools new superintendent on July 1.

Superintendent Omar Easy on COVID-19 challenges, the need for new school buildings and embracing change in the Wayland community

Joanna Barrow October 5, 2021

WSPN sat down with Wayland Public Schools’ new superintendent Dr. Omar Easy to discuss how his transition into the role has been so far, his priorities as he begins work across the six schools, and the...

The Class of 2022 celebrates their semi-formal, held at the Weston Golf Club. The Class of 2022 semi-formal was the last school dance hosted for Wayland students since the pandemic hit. The current junior class was not able to have a semi-formal last year and is in the process of planning its dance for this year despite a series of setbacks. “If we do have it at the high school, it’s not your ‘typical’ semi-formal,” Junior Class Vice President Samantha Tyska said. “I hope that our grade reacts to that and doesn’t get angry, [but are] more so appreciative of the idea that we’re able to hold an event for our class.”

Semi-Formal: All the information that none of us have

Kally Proctor, Nadya Chase, and Katya Luzarraga October 1, 2021

The sophomore and junior semi-formals have been the subject of the month for many students. Even though the rumored dates of both the sophomore and junior semi-formal are a mere month away, emails regarding...

The Youth 4 Period Equity Organization will hold a rally outside the Massachusetts State House Thursday, Sept. 23 from 4-6 p.m. to raise awareness for the I Am bill. “[The ‘I AM Bill’] is an expansive measure that would ensure free menstrual care to public schools, shelters, prisons and jails across Massachusetts,” Youth 4 Period Equity Co-Founder Hannah Swichtenberg said.

Youth 4 Period Equity, because periods don’t stop during a pandemic

Taylor McGuire September 8, 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic taught and continues to teach the world about the growing demand and importance of medical equipment, toiletries and more, one area of focus is often faced with negligence:...

Whats Going On With Waylands Water?

What’s Going On With Wayland’s Water?

Deirdre Brown and Jacqueline Cahaly September 1, 2021

WSPN's co-broadcast editors Deirdre Brown and Jackie Cahaly breakdown and cover residents reactions to the ongoing water dilemma amongst Wayland. wspn · What's Going On With Wayland's Water?

Here is a list of the top ten things Wayland High School students need to know going into the 2021-2022 school year.

Ten Things to Know About the 2021-22 WHS School Year

With the new school year fast approaching, it’s only natural that many students, parents and faculty would be curious about what this year is going to look like. That being said, here are the top 10...

As classes come to a close Thursday, June 17, WSPNs Jonathan Zhang summarizes the 2020-2021 school year.

2020-2021 Year in Review

Jonathan Zhang June 17, 2021

Following such a hectic and abnormal year, it’s easy to forget the things that have passed. The 2020-2021 school year is one that every Wayland High School student won’t forget. With every day seeming...

A collection of Wayland High Schools MVP Club handouts. The districts Healthy Relationship Task Force focuses on ensuring healthy relationships in the district. It was formed after the Dear Wayland Instagram account, which highlighted anonymous stories of sexual assault in Wayland, went viral in summer 2020.

The Healthy Relationships Task Force concludes for the school year

Emily Roberge and Joanna Barrow June 17, 2021

In wake of the Dear Wayland Instagram account, the Wayland Public Schools’ district administration created the Healthy Relationships Task Force. The Task Force works to address barriers students may...

Displayed are the three photographs that inspired Kevin Delaneys Memorial Day Key Note Address. Center is the photograph of the 1936 Cochituate Schools 8th grade class, of which Alfred Galinas and George Fullick were members. Both were killed in action during World War Two.

A conversation with Kevin Delaney on his Memorial Day Keynote Address

Joanna Barrow June 17, 2021

Wayland High School history teacher and department head Kevin Delaney delivered his Memorial Day Key Note Address Monday, May 31, 2021, at the Lakeview Cemetery in Wayland. Below, Delaney details the long...

Chloe Marzilli smiles while holding up a sign decorated with hearts and a rainbow that says and feels so loved. Chloe keeps her positive energy and personality throughout her battle with cancer. “Chloe finds support through other kids because she is able to see that cancer affects so many kids and to see their strength is something she can channel and gain from,” Chloes mother Courtney Marzilli said. “I dont even think I can put into words the love from this community. From the fundraisers to W-Day, to being invited to be an honorary captain at the WHS girls lax games, this town is our safety net.”

Chloe Marzili battles cancer with the support of her sunshine squad

Lauren Medeiros June 16, 2021

Chloe Marzilli is an energetic, kind and enthusiastic 7-year-old girl attending Claypit Hill School. When Chole’s family discovered a lump in her thigh in January, they thought nothing of it. But after...

College freshman Kayla Poulsen and her friends visit Boston on a weekend night out. Because their college Northeastern University is so close to the city, it allowed for fun getaways on the waterfront. When I moved on to campus in September, it had been about five months since lockdown started, so I mostly remember feeling excited to get out of my house and explore a new environment, Poulsen said. Being in the heart of Boston is perfect for visiting restaurants, museums, clothing stores and so much more.

A semester of reflection: college students return home

Julia Raymond and Lauren Medeiros June 14, 2021

After a devastating senior year, college freshmen have endured the effects of COVID-19 at school. This was a new experience for everyone, full of positives and negatives. Before the start of the semester,...

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...

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