• June 172020-2021 school year to end Thursday, June 17
  • June 17WHS seniors became graduates Sunday, June 6, 2021
  • June 17WSPN wins NSPA Online Pacemaker Award
  • June 17WSPN wins 2021 Gold Crown Award from the CSPA
  • June 17Order your 2021 yearbook! Use the link https://www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • June 17Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2020-2021 school year
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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

As classes come to a close Thursday, June 17, WSPN's 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 School's MVP Club handouts. The district's 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 Delaney's Memorial Day Key Note Address. Center is the photograph of the 1936 Cochituate School's 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

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.

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...

As most students at WHS transitioned to the all in model of school, Zoom classes became significantly smaller. Pictured is an Algebra II class with only two WRAP students.

The students still at home: the social lives of WRAP students

Emily Roberge and Nandhana Nair May 28, 2021

Before Wayland High School went all in, students part of the Wayland Remote Alternative Program (WRAP) were indistinguishable from regular students. But now that WHS is all in, the difference is stark....

The 2019 Lunch Bunch club members join in room B127 for a Thanksgiving dinner. “My favorite experience has been forming relationships with people—which doesn’t just happen in one single moment,

Hey! Yeah you! Come join the Lunch Bunch!

Caterina Tomassini and Billy Cossart May 27, 2021

While lunch period may be a small break from academics for some students, that time can be magical for students in room B127: home of the special education classroom and the “Lunch Bunch” club. Students...

This year, many juniors and seniors are facing massive changes to their college selection and application processes. One significant change that has been put into place is the lack of in-person college tours. As a result, many students are participating in virtual tours to help them in their application process. “I find it hard to kind of understand the vibe of the school just because some colleges I think handle virtual tours a lot better than others and after watching some tours I’m like I didn’t like that, but then it's like questionable like if I actually liked it or not because the virtual tours are hard for me to try to evaluate my feelings,” junior Nina Price said.

Is it love at first sight: The college search process without campus visits

Delia Caulfield and Sidney O'Rourke May 17, 2021

Before the dawn of COVID-19, the mere thought of being prevented from touring colleges in person seemed unprecedented. However, juniors and seniors are currently facing this reality. Due to the pandemic,...

Lydia Maria Child was born in 1802, and her lifelong activism against injustice inspired the Lydia Maria Child awards in Wayland. She is best known for her variety of works such as,

Wayland Town Trailblazers: The Lydia Maria Child Awards

Bryn Curtin May 11, 2021

The Wayland Public Ceremonies Committee annually recognizes a town member who displays exceptional service and leadership with the Lydia Maria Child Award. Child resided in Wayland during the 19th century...

Jay Chandler taught his final chemistry class in his 30 year career yesterday, May 6th. Chandler officially retired in December but taught AP chemistry remotely through the exam on Friday, May 7th.

After 30 years, Jay Chandler teaches his final class

Sophia Oppenheim and Emily Chafe May 7, 2021

A mentor to many over the past 30 years, science teacher Jay Chandler's taught his final class yesterday, May 6th. For three decades, his teaching career helped students grow to love chemistry. Now his...

Say Cheese food truck visits Lavin’s Liquors (video)

Gabe Likerman and Garrett Spooner May 5, 2021

For the past couple of months, Lavin's Liquors has hosted multiple food trucks to their store parking lot. One of the more popular trucks is Say Cheese, a truck that primarily sells different types of...

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