Wayland Student Press

  • Sophomore semi-formal to take place on Saturday, Oct.19 at Weston Golf Club
  • Student Council to host schoolwide lip sync battle on Monday, Oct. 21
  • No school on Wednesday, Oct. 9 for Yom Kippur
  • View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"
  • PSAT to be administered on Oct. 19 through WHS, see whstesting.com for details
  • Senior portraits due Oct. 18. See "WHS Yearbook Information" on the WHS homepage for details
  • New bell schedule implemented at WHS; blocks rotate and drop differently than the past
  • WSPN to release iPhone app on Oct. 1
  • Club fair to take place in the fieldhouse on Sept. 26

Class of 2019 future plans (interactive map)

Class of 2019 future plans (interactive map)

Nathan Zhao

May 25, 2019

Check out where the Class of 2019 is headed next year through the interactive map below. The map includes colleges and universities, military enlistment, gap years, postgraduate years and more. All seniors who responded to an emailed survey were included in the map. The button in the top left hand...

WHS seniors reflect on the college application process

WHS seniors reflect on the college application process

Josh Schreiber

May 17, 2019

Applying to college is a complicated process that requires a lot of decisions. That is the consensus of the Class of 2019. With the majority of the seniors having decided where they will be heading off to college next fall, they look back on the strenuous process of college applications. While starting...

WHS seniors set to take to the skies

WHS seniors set to take to the skies

Alex Janoff

May 16, 2019

Since the end of the college decision process, many graduating seniors have begun thinking about potential college roommates or important dorm room commodities. Instead of preparing for the civilian workforce, a number of WHS seniors plan to spend the next few years either as an enlisted recruit or a...

Athlete of the Month: Michael Lampert

Athlete of the Month: Michael Lampert

Joanna Barrow and Alyssa Dickstein

May 15, 2019

Senior Michael Lampert recently became the top scoring player ever to play lacrosse at Wayland High School. In fact, Lampert’s love of lacrosse even predates the existence of Wayland’s youth lacrosse league, so when Lampert first decided to start playing lacrosse, he had to venture outside of Wayland...

Wayland’s Iron Dome

Wayland’s Iron Dome

Kevin Wang, Christina Taxiarchis, and Carly Camphausen

May 13, 2019

Politicians often speak of bridging the divide between the suburbs and the cities, the wealthy and the poor, the white and the black. Different types of isolation that certain towns or even schools encounter can vary from social to academic issues. A town can become exposed to these issues due to population...

WHS students give back to their community

WHS students give back to their community

Alex Janoff and Cammy Lehr

May 8, 2019

WHS requires students to complete 30 hours of community service throughout their four years at the high school. Where, when and how students choose to volunteer is up to them, and WHS students have engaged in a variety of activities for community service. Sophomore Erin Hines has been volunteering...

Examining the gender gaps in AP courses

Examining the gender gaps in AP courses

Joyce Wu and Alex Janoff

April 25, 2019

In the workforce, STEM-related fields, including computer programming, scientific research, and engineering, are male-dominated. According to official school data, AP enrollment at WHS follows this trend, with more females enrolled in AP humanities courses and more males enrolled in AP STEM courses. While...

Increasing cultural experience through field trips

Increasing cultural experience through field trips

Joyce Wu and Allie Nunn

April 11, 2019

In Wayland students’ elementary and middle school years, field trips are abundant. Students highly anticipate trips like visiting Washington D.C., Kimball Farms, Plymouth Plantation and the North End in Boston and consider them the highlight of their primary school career. However, as students enter...

The battle of our generation: Teenagers vs. Sleep

The battle of our generation: Teenagers vs. Sleep

Meredith Prince and Isabella Arenas

April 10, 2019

Just like how we eat food to function and maintain energy throughout the day, our brains need sleep. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur. So, why has a large part of our generation disregarded the importance of sleep? Lack of sleep has become a common trait in teenagers, and...

College process: then vs. now

College process: then vs. now

Joyce Wu and Caitlin Newton

April 8, 2019

From repeated standardized test-taking to writing supplement essays, the college process is long and complicated for most students and can start as early as their sophomore year. Currently, college acceptance rates are at an all-time low and decreasing every year. This rapid change raises the question: how did the college process 20+ years ago compare to how it is now? ...

Getting Involved: Clubs at WHS

Getting Involved: Clubs at WHS

Jessica Reilly

April 7, 2019

In addition to sports and arts, WHS offers a wide variety of clubs that provide all students an opportunity to get involved and find their niche. While some clubs are commonly known among students, others can be less well-known but equally as interesting. Power Club Junior Fatma Sayeh is the co-...

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