Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

ALICE: Students and faculty practice the safety protocol

ALICE: Students and faculty practice the safety protocol

Alyssa Dickstein and Cammy Lehr

November 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

Across the country, school administrations are implementing the ALICE protocol as news on school shootings continue to increase. Wayland High School has experienced a lockdown protocol until when ALICE was introduced several years ago. Before ALICE was initiated into Wayland Public Schools, WHS had...

Halloween costume restrictions don’t stop student creativity

Halloween costume restrictions don’t stop student creativity

Caitlin Newton and Alyssa Dickstein

November 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

With the spookiest day of the year just passed, WHS seniors had to come up with a costume that was both authentic and allowed under school guidelines. Each year, costumes become more and more creative, but they must follow a set of rules sent out by the administration. According to the administration,...

Seniors vote for the first time in midterm elections

Seniors vote for the first time in midterm elections

Meredith Prince

November 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Most students celebrate their 18th birthday senior year, legally entering adulthood. One of the many privileges that comes with being an adult is the right to vote. With midterm elections happening Nov. 6, 2018, a handful of seniors have already turned 18 and will be able to vote for the first time. “Honestly,...

MOTS: 2018 World Series Champions

MOTS: 2018 World Series Champions

Isabella Arenas

November 5, 2018


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

Finishing the season with a 108-54 record, the Boston Red Sox closed out their 2018 MLB season by winning the World Series in five games (4-1) against the Los Angeles Dodgers. WSPN caught up with students to collect reactions to the victory. Samantha Neuman, senior How do you feel about the Red Sox winning? "I feel great about the Red Sox winning, and I actually kind o...

Flags showcase diversity in commons

Flags showcase diversity in commons

Caitlin Newton and Isabella Arenas

October 24, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

The elementary and middle schools in Wayland have had flags in their eating spaces for many years. However, the flags were a new addition to the high school this year. According to Principal Allyson Mizoguchi, in an effort to show the growing diversity of the students, WHS installed flags in the commons. “The...

MOTS: Marijuana shops in Wayland

MOTS: Marijuana shops in Wayland

Joyce Wu and Charlie Moore

October 18, 2018


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

Wayland voters hiked to the polls on Tuesday, Oct. 2 to answer a single ballot question: the rejection of marijuana shops in Wayland. The single ballot sheet offered voters two options: ‘yes,’ accepting the rejection of the legality of the shops or ‘no,’ putting the vote to bed and allowing pot...

Senior Ines Alpendre takes a different approach to senior year

Senior Ines Alpendre takes a different approach to senior year

Hailey Robinson

October 17, 2018


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Senior year can be a time to embrace the end of one’s high school career before a series of new beginnings start after graduation. Exchange student Ines Alpendre from Lisbon, Portugal will be taking a different approach than many to her senior year. Alpendre started a new beginning at WHS for her senior...

MOTS: Students share their favorite things about fall

MOTS: Students share their favorite things about fall

Meredith Prince and Ellie Tyska

October 15, 2018


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

From the changing leaves to celebrating Thanksgiving with family, there are many reasons to love fall. WHS students are looking forward to a wide variety of things, ranging from fall sports to Thanksgiving ...

The next level: Seniors on college sports recruitment

The next level: Seniors on college sports recruitment

Ellie Tyska and Meredith Prince

October 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

While many seniors are scrambling to fit in college tours, interviews and applications, a few have had a chance to catch their breath. Several students have been recruited to colleges to pursue sports at a higher level. Seniors Kate Maietta, Nate L’Esperance, Jake Tyska and Abby Mitty have dreamt of...

MOTS: Students working outside of school

MOTS: Students working outside of school

Caitlin Newton and Ellie Tyska

October 14, 2018


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

From restaurant jobs to working with kids, many students choose to work during the school year. There are many different opportunities for students to find work close by, and many are able to get a job as young as fifteen. WSPN caught up with students who work and asked about their jobs. ...

Quiz: How well do you know Ms. Lima?

Quiz: How well do you know Ms. Lima?

Hannah Rice

October 10, 2018


Filed under Articles, Pop Culture, Quizzes, Showcase, WSPN

Ms. Lima is Wayland high school's new academic center advisor. https://www.playbuzz.com/item/7124a40e-1f1e-48c9-8749-09f18a3baa8d    

Athlete of the Month: Mason Bolivar

Athlete of the Month: Mason Bolivar

Charlie Moore and Kyle Chen

October 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Month, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The player’s eyes scan the field as he firmly grips the ball in his hands. Around him, his teammates clash with members of the opposition, but none of the tussling seems to faze him. Maintaining his composure, he examines the play before him, searching for the right opportunity. A moment later, he...

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