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  • Exhibition days (June 19, 21) and final exams (June 20, 22) to take place

  • WMS teachers Donna Sumner and Rob Reddington to retire

  • Boys' volleyball falls to Chelmsford

  • Girls' lacrosse advances to Northeast Division II Finals

  • Girls' lightweight 4+ boat wins national championship

  • Sophomores to hold class barbecue on June 15

School shootings and student safety

School shootings and student safety

Joyce Wu

June 20, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

February 14, 2018. Armed with an AR-15, Nikolas Cruz enters Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Over the course of just six minutes, he takes 17 lives. Over the course of just six minutes, the school’s security fails to stop a single 19-year-old from entering the school armed, taking multiple shots...

Naomi Rosenthal: 32 years of watching students grow

Naomi Rosenthal: 32 years of watching students grow

Caitlin Newton, Caroline Raymond, and Joyce Wu

June 19, 2018


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After 32 years of teaching, LRT teacher Naomi Rosenthal is set to retire at the end of this school year. With the bulk of her time being at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School, Rosenthal worked at both Wayland Middle School for five years and Wayland High School for six years. “Although I loved...

Ten ways to stay motivated near the end of the school year

Ten ways to stay motivated near the end of the school year

Tamira English and Amira English

June 18, 2018


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1. Remind yourself of your goals; stay on track! In the last stretch of the year, it’s easy to lose momentum in school. Refrain from letting your anticipation of summer obstruct you from meeting your aspirations; remember to see the big picture. Remind yourself of that GPA you wanted to attain...

The planning behind graduation

The planning behind graduation

Caitlin Newton and Julia Callini

June 3, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

The final page of the chapter for high school students is graduation day. Twelve years of work are dedicated toward this day, and the pressure is high to make it an unforgettable event. However, there is a process that is followed to ensure the program runs smoothly. The graduation planning for...

How the Class of 2018 dealt with college rejections

How the Class of 2018 dealt with college rejections

Caterina Tomassini and Christos Belibasakis

May 31, 2018


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College rejections are inevitable for most students. Whether students like it or not, it’s unlikely that they will be accepted into all of the colleges they apply to. Although it may be a difficult concept to deal with, rejections are just a part of the college process. The question is, how can studen...

Seniors taking gap years plan for the future

Seniors taking gap years plan for the future

Caterina Tomassini

May 24, 2018


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For the WHS Class of 2018, new beginnings are right around the corner. A new campus awaits most seniors ready to start their roads to success. But for some people, college doesn’t necessarily follow directly after high school. Senior Peter Wolff won’t be hauling dozens of heavy boxes into a new dorm t...

METCO panel addresses recent incidents

METCO panel addresses recent incidents

Jay Abdella

May 18, 2018


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During lunch on Monday, May 7, a large group of students from both Wayland and the METCO program led a panel discussion on recent racial tensions at WHS. Led by senior Nia Greenidge, the group shared their feelings and thoughts about METCO, and how it has affected their lives, as well as taking commen...

Prom preparation differs between boys and girls

Prom preparation differs between boys and girls

Abby Mitty

May 11, 2018


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With prom right around the corner, preparations for one of the biggest events of junior year are in full effect. Technically, the only requirement at prom is to dress formally, but there is much more that goes into the process of preparing for prom. How girls and boys prepare for this special day is...

Day of Silence held at WHS

Day of Silence held at WHS

Emma Nallet and Christos Belibasakis

April 30, 2018


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On Thursday, April 26, students at Wayland High School participated in the annual Day of Silence. The event was started in 1996 by students at the University of Virginia to honor people in the LGBTQ community whose voices have been silenced. On this day, students who choose to participate remain silen...

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