Wayland Student Press

  • February 13Wednesday, Feb. 26 will be an extra-early release day at 12:15 p.m.
  • February 13The Wayland Public Schools Foundation (WPSF) Annual Fundraiser is Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Weston Golf Club
  • February 13Wayland World's Fair to take place at the Loker School on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 pm
  • February 13WHSTE presents their Winter One-Act Play, Squirrel Girl Goes To College: A Squirrel Girl Play. Performances are Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28 at 7:00 pm, on the WHS MainStage. Tickets are $10 for Adults, and $5 for Students and Senior Citizens
  • February 11Tuesday, February 11, TEC will hold an information session regarding their summer internships. It will be held at the Wayland Free Public Library from 7-8 pm. Registration not required.
  • February 11To honor Black History Month, Power Club members will recite an important quote over the loudspeaker throughout the month
  • February 11Window Dance Ensemble informational meeting to take place Wednesday, 2/13 after school
  • February 6Submit ideas for the Monday Minute on our google form which is under "Broadcast"
  • February 6The construction site behind the school is closed to the public, no one should be on the turf or track until the construction fence is removed
  • February 6Climate Committee to host Valentine's Dance at 7:30 on Friday, 2/14

Russell’s Winter Farmer’s Market brings fresh goods to Wayland

Russell’s Winter Farmer’s Market brings fresh goods to Wayland

Eliya Howard-Delman

February 19, 2020

As the cold weather closes in, Russell's Winter Market just starts to thrive. Customers stroll from table to table, sampling different foods, chatting with vendors and toting large bags filled with a variety of items. The market opened in 2010 when Lewis Russell's daughter, Elizabeth Russell Skehan,...

The Good News: decreases in pollution, homicides, cancer

The Good News: decreases in pollution, homicides, cancer

Alyssa Dickstein

February 18, 2020

All day, we are accosted by stories like "Coronavirus infects 75,000," "Australia is on fire" and "Venice is underwater." In a world where stories like these are the headlines at the epicenter of our lives, maintaining a positive outlook on life can be hard. Let's face it, when headlines that incite...

Student band “Soup Time” shines in talent show spotlight

Student band “Soup Time” shines in talent show spotlight

Jimmy Paugh

February 11, 2020

WHS students enjoy the different types of performances that their peers and teachers have in store every year for the talent show, and this year, the students were especially excited to see WHS’ emerging local band, “Soup Time," perform. Consisting of seniors Josh Snyder, Harrison Veal, Robert...

Climate Committee and SADD to host Valentine’s Day dance

Climate Committee and SADD to host Valentine’s Day dance

Katherine Kim and Lindsey Brown

February 11, 2020

The Climate Committee and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) club will join together on Friday, Feb. 14 to host a Valentine’s Day dance at 7:30 p.m. in the WHS Commons. The dance is meant to help the students form connections in a low-stress environment. In the past, SADD has attempted...

46 years in the making: the rise and fall of Latin Club

46 years in the making: the rise and fall of Latin Club

Emily Chafe and Sidney O'Rourke

February 3, 2020

For a few decades, Latin Club was a vibrant and unique part of Wayland High School, but the once heavily attended club broke apart and stopped meeting. Now, after a 12-year break, junior Latin Club President Armen Abrahamian reinstated the club and plans to recreate some of the celebrated events of its...

WW ’20: Women’s Empowerment Club hosts speaker Lauren Rikleen

WW ’20: Women’s Empowerment Club hosts speaker Lauren Rikleen

Jessica Reilly, Eliya Howard-Delman, and Brasen Chi

January 30, 2020

Lauren Rikleen delivered a Women’s Empowerment presentation to WHS students to kick off Winter Week 2020. President of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership, Rikleen is an author, mediator, former law partner and a leader in both community and professional groups. “[Women's rights] has...

Mid term survival guide

Mid term survival guide

Anna Ilyin and Haley Melvin

January 17, 2020

This year's midterms take place on Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, Jan. 24. The schedule is posted on WSPN. Biology: When it comes down to tackling the biology midterm, a lot of it comes down to having the motivation to memorize. Biology is different than the other science midterms, for it is less...

Genesis Morales: I felt like I was dying

Genesis Morales: I felt like I was dying

Christina Taxiarchis and Hailey Robinson

January 15, 2020

As a child, you are not familiar with the dangers of the world, especially not the dangers of something as enjoyable as a simple chair swing. One summer afternoon, at the age of 11 years old, senior Genesis Morales endured a paralysis-threatening injury after swinging on a chair that was attached to...

TEDx chooses its speakers, prepares for spring show

TEDx chooses its speakers, prepares for spring show

Jessica Reilly and Christina Taxiarchis

January 15, 2020

The names of the TEDx speakers were released by the Wayland [email protected] Core Team on their instagram account, @tedxyouthwayland, this past Sunday, Jan. 12. Bringing the event back for the first time since 2016, the Core Team(Aydan McGah, Fatma Sayeh, Charlotte Salitsky, Charlie Moore, David Lathan,...

A trip through history: students to travel through eastern Europe

A trip through history: students to travel through eastern Europe

Sidney O'Rourke

January 8, 2020

Wayland High School offers multiple academic trips across the globe for its students. From the annual Chinese exchange trip available to freshmen, to the French, Italian and Spanish trips offered to language students. In the 2020 school year however, students are being offered a whole new academic travel...

MOTS: Where will WHS students spend their holiday break?

MOTS: Where will WHS students spend their holiday break?

Eliya Howard-Delman and Sidney O'Rourke

December 17, 2019

Samantha Tyska Freshman Puerto Rico How long are you going? “Five days.” Why are you going? “I’m going with a few other families, so it’s my brother and three of his friends and some of their family members.” What’s something your looking forward to on the trip? “I’m loo...

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