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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

Former co-editor in Chief of WSPN, from 2019 to 2020, Charlie Moore discusses his current endeavors in journalism and WSPNs impact on his life.

Tribute to WSPN: Charlie Moore

Charlie Moore November 28, 2022

In 2016, I joined the Wayland High School journalism elective on a whim. Eighth grade, lunch block, BTags’ room, a rising junior told me I would make upperclassman friends. What I actually stood to gain...

Spilling the beans: Local coffee hotspots

Spilling the beans: Local coffee hotspots

Tina Su, Alexina McQuilkin, and Talia Macchi November 26, 2022

There are many local coffee shops around Wayland. At WHS, students and staff often go to these shops to get an espresso drink or a tasty treat to get them through the day. Some of these shops include Starbucks,...

Posters hang in the mediation training room, the wrestling room, with the plans MetroWest Mediation Services used to conduct their lessons. Im looking forward to becoming a better mediator, junior peer mediator Zackary Goldstein said. [Im excited to] hopefully see a reduction in conflict throughout school or just see the impact mediation makes on people when theyre able to resolve their conflicts.

Students for students: Peer mediation program launches at WHS

Nina Wilson November 11, 2022

In times of conflict, sometimes all it takes to solve a problem is talking to a friend. But what happens when someone isn’t available? Through a new initiative centered around providing WHS students...

History teacher Laine Winokur is in her second year of teaching at Wayland High School. This year, Winokur has become further involved in the school community as a new advisor for WHS alliance club, a club which focuses on educating people on LGBTQ+ issues and providing a safe space for queer students. “Especially the safe space part [is important to me],” Winokur said. “We’re very lucky in the part of the country we live in and the community that we live in that, in general, it is a fairly safe place to live. But I do think it’s important for our students to have an even safer safe space.”

An interview with the new advisor of WHS’ alliance club

Kally Proctor November 3, 2022

As the students work, the noise of voices and laughter blends into a buzz inside the room. High schoolers walk around with colored construction paper, markers, stickers of pride flags and rainbow ribbons....

A cappella club is a club of WHS that performs several times throughout the school year. This year, after a long audition process, 20 new members were accepted into the ensemble. There are three groups that make up the club which include: “The Madrigals,” “The T-Tones” and “The Muses.” The photo above captures one of “The Muses” concerts from last school year. This group has the tradition of wearing black dresses and red heels while performing.

All about a capella

Talia Macchi October 29, 2022

Do you know the lyrics to "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"? If so, then you can try out for Wayland High School's a cappella club! Well, you also need the ability to sing in tune with a piano, demonstrate...

Small businesses, big plans

Small businesses, big plans

Deirdre Brown October 18, 2022

This weekend, on October 15th, the Rotary Club of Weston and Wayland hosted their second annual children's business fair, which allows children to sell goods to local residents.

50 years later: WHS Class of 1970 returns

50 years later: WHS Class of 1970 returns

52 years ago, the Class of 1970 graduated from WHS. After decades apart, one of the graduates started to plan a reunion after the Covid-19 pandemic kept pushing it back. After months of planning, 25 of...

WSPNs Charlotte Thirman and Sophia Oppenheim polled WHS students about parking passes.

WHS parking pass problems

Sophia Oppenheim and Charlotte Thirman October 12, 2022

Every year at WHS, issues with traffic and parking problems recur. This year, the issue of purchasing parking passes became even more of a prominent problem as many students neglected to pay for the parking...

Wayland High School is resuming their foreign exchange trip to France in April, 2023. After the 2020 trip to France was canceled due to COVID-19, this trip will be the first foreign language trip to take place at the high school since the pandemic.

Voyage en France: Wayland High School’s bi-annual trip to France returns

Aimee Smith October 7, 2022

With COVID-19 restrictions preventing many people from traveling to nearby states, the idea of traveling outside of the United States was unthinkable. However, with COVID-19 cases decreasing, travel opportunities...

Students at the Wayland High School innovation camp build a prosthetic hand during their independent project portion of the day. My group and I decided to make an advanced version of a prosthetic hand, junior Clara Sin said. That was my favorite activity because making a hand that could actually function was both rewarding and cool to experience.

WHS innovation camp sparks creativity among students

Nadya Chase September 24, 2022

Over the summer, many high school students explore different professional fields in order to get a better sense of their interests before applying to college. Usually, this exploration is done through...

Students gather in the Field House for the 2021 club fair. At the event, freshmen through seniors are given the opportunity to walk around and examine the various tables that each club presents.

A sneak peek of WHS’s most beloved clubs

Nina Wilson and Sophia Oppenheim September 17, 2022

What would Wayland High School do without clubs? The club fair, which will occur on Thursday, Sept. 22, allows students to learn about all of the clubs WHS has to offer. From Future Business Leaders of...

Time to BeReal.

Time to BeReal.

Deirdre Brown September 8, 2022

BeReal is a new social media that has taken over peoples lives for the better. WPSN's Deirdre Brown talks with WHS students about their feelings of the app.

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