Wayland Student Press

  • Sophomores cancel spring dance

  • Math team qualifies for New England Championship math meet

  • WHS exchange students left for China on Apr. 6, to return on June 3

  • April break begins on Saturday, April 14

  • Students to embark on trip to France on Wednesday, Apr. 11

  • Quarter three ends on Friday, Apr. 13

  • Junior Andy Wang to teach April vacation computer science courses

  • Spring orchestra concert on Apr. 10, choral concert on Apr. 11

MOTS: Students share opinions on DACA

MOTS: Students share opinions on DACA

Caitlin Newton and Emma Nallet

April 13, 2018


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

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. DACA allows "Dreamers" to attend college in the U.S. and obtain a work permit. DACA status must be renewed every two years. In September, President Trump...

Juuling hits WHS

Juuling hits WHS

Joyce Wu

April 13, 2018


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*The following name has been changed to maintain the student's anonymity. The e-cigarette craze has hit high school and college students all across the country–including students at WHS. E-cigarettes have been around since 2003. Invented by a pharmacist, these devices were originally created to help ...

WHS students participate in March for Our Lives (23 photos)

WHS students participate in March for Our Lives (23 photos)

Isabel Gitten, Julia Callini, and Teresa Hank Gomez

April 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

Students from WHS participated in the March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24th.

Aly Raisman: I’m very passionate about creating change

Aly Raisman: I’m very passionate about creating change

Janani Gandhi

March 26, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

While Olympic gymnast and Needham resident Aly Raisman rose to star status for her difficult gymnastics routines and Olympic medals, these days, she has been making headlines for different reasons. She published her memoir recently and has since been routinely speaking out about sexual abuse, particu...

Contrasting competition: the differences between academic and athletic teams

Contrasting competition: the differences between academic and athletic teams

Emma Marton

March 21, 2018


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Many high school students play sports, but that is not the only way to compete at WHS. Students can compete in several different academic competitions including clubs and teams such as the Debate Team, Math Team, Science Olympiad, Robotics and Mock Trial. Unlike athletics, these teams' competition is...

Shawn Bernier: It’s hard being an African American and transgender, because it’s double odds against you in society

Shawn Bernier: It’s hard being an African American and transgender, because it’s double odds against you in society

Charlie Moore

March 20, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

Everyone struggles in some way in middle school, from relationships and friendships, to hormones and homework. For current sophomore Shawn Bernier, add the stress of coming out to your friends, family and peers as transgender. In seventh grade, Bernier began his transition from a female to a male....

Students participate in national walkout (11 photos)

Students participate in national walkout (11 photos)

Janani Gandhi and Naomi Lathan

March 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

On Wednesday, March 14th, many WHS students participated in the national walkout to honor victims from the Parkland shooting. The walkout was organized by sophomores Jess Reilly and Hailey Robinson and took place at 10 a.m. in the field house due to the weather. Read more about the walkout prepa...

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