Wayland Student Press

  • March 17WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam through Revolution Prep to be administered online
  • March 17All MA public schools to be closed until April 6
  • March 3"Squirrel Girl Goes to College" advances to the semi-final round
  • March 3Wayland SEPAC meeting to take place Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 pm in the Wayland Town Building
  • March 3WSPN to host practice ACT March 21 and practice SAT on April 4th from 9am - 1pm
  • March 3Peer mentors to visit middle school on Thursday, March 12. Peer mentors should contact Benjamin Buffa if interested.
  • March 3Famous Latina director Ligiah Villalobos to visit WHS on Friday, March 6
  • March 3"Super Tuesday" primary elections to take place in the Wayland Town Hall and Wayland Middle School on Tuesday, March 3
  • 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

Students react to cancelled SATs and ACTs

Students react to cancelled SATs and ACTs

Katherine Kim

March 30, 2020

For many people, junior year is known as the toughest of the four years of high school. As students start to take more rigorous courses, prepare for college entrance exams, build up their resume and enter the road to college, things become tougher. Juniors have the option to take either or both of the...

Student travel plans rerouted by COVID-19

Student travel plans rerouted by COVID-19

Lindsey Brown and Sidney O'Rourke

March 29, 2020

With COVID-19 concerns growing by the day, April break plans seem to be put on hold for many students. The need for trip cancellations came after Gov. Charlie Baker urged schools to cancel international trips and President Donald Trump restricted travel to Europe in order to contain the coronavirus. Trump...

The Good News: restaurants, blue whales and Dr. Suess

The Good News: restaurants, blue whales and Dr. Suess

Alyssa Dickstein

March 25, 2020

All-day, we are accosted by stories like “The stock market tanks,” “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...

Quiz: How well do you know Ms. Cole

Quiz: How well do you know Ms. Cole

Julia Callini

March 24, 2020

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Challenging climate change, one poster at a time

Challenging climate change, one poster at a time

Katherine Kim and Emily Chafe

March 17, 2020

Over the past two years, climate strikes have become a global phenomenon led primarily by young people, and WMS sixth grade twins Marley and Julian Eggers have joined the movement. The brothers have been hosting their own climate strike every Friday morning before school since September. They decided...

The freedom to create: Innovation Design and Thinking

The freedom to create: Innovation Design and Thinking

Caterina Tomassini and Katherine Kim

March 17, 2020

Do you want a break from the daily pages of notes and the memorization of terms? Would you rather engage in a class that allows you to think for yourself and create innovative products to solve everyday problems? If the answer is yes, then take a peek into what WHS calls the “Maker Space,” and...

Seeing double: the life of a twin

Seeing double: the life of a twin

Lindsey Brown and Katherine Kim

March 17, 2020

How would you feel if you were a twin? Between sharing a birthday, being compared to and having someone next to you constantly, being a twin is no easy feat, but attaining a lifelong friendship is a gift that can’t be beat. For sophomores Bella and Jack Batts, being a twin perhaps makes them closer...

Hair dye splashes across WHS

Hair dye splashes across WHS

Julia Raymond

March 16, 2020

A new trend has recently sparked among WHS students: hair dye. Hair dye is a unique style statement that has been spreading over the course of the past few months. Many different vibrant colors such as blue, pink, green and purple have been seen on the hair of numerous students at WHS. Students who...

Determination & Incorporation: The math team’s road to states

Determination & Incorporation: The math team’s road to states

Jonathan Zhang and Caterina Tomassini

March 9, 2020

For the first time ever, the WHS math team - once only six people strong - has placed first in all four regional meets and obtained the first-tier rating. “It’s fantastic,” math team coach Hannah Marton said. “[Before playoffs], I said to my students that it’s already amazing that we are...

MOTS: Is daylight savings necessary?

MOTS: Is daylight savings necessary?

Lindsey Brown and Katherine Kim

March 6, 2020

Sara Snow, English teacher: How do you feel about daylight saving time? "I think that we shouldn’t have it at all. I think we should stick with one time all year round. I’m not sure what it’s for. If we didn’t have it in the fall, it wouldn’t get dark so quickly. I struggled to get home ...

Senioritis plagues the class of 2020

Senioritis plagues the class of 2020

Julia Raymond and Kate Clifford

February 21, 2020

With the first semester of the 2019-20 school year officially over, seniors are beginning to look forward to the infamous “Senior Spring." Senior Spring is a period of time in which seniors begin to anticipate their graduation, but also reminisce on their four years at the high school. During Senior...

WHS’ New Athletic Complex: The Renovation Process

WHS’ New Athletic Complex: The Renovation Process

Kyle Chen

February 21, 2020

In June of 2019, construction broke ground for the renovation of the athletic fields and facilities at Wayland High School. WSPN presents a timeline of the important dates and events in the process.   ...

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