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

Reflection of the 2019 Senior Show

Reflection of the 2019 Senior Show

Caterina Tomassini

April 5, 2019

Nothing says class bonding like dancing together in your underwear in front of your parents and teachers. The class of 2019 worked together throughout the winter to put together WHS’s annual Senior Show, a performance run entirely by the seniors in which they act out comical skits reflecting their...

WHSPO to host Late Night after prom

WHSPO to host Late Night after prom

Isabella Arenas and Allie Nunn

April 2, 2019

After partying with friends on the dance floor during prom at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston, students are welcome to attend the Late Night event hosted in the field house. Prom is composed of many parts including Late Night, a time to relax and enjoy time with friends after the chaos of prom. Late...

Mel’s Commonwealth Cafe: a neighborhood meeting place

Mel’s Commonwealth Cafe: a neighborhood meeting place

Joyce Wu and Allie Nunn

March 11, 2019

You step into the cafe, the aroma of sizzling bacon and freshly grilled pancakes wafting towards the door. To the left, an array of various muffins and assorted pastries sits in a glass case. You notice the checkered pattern on the walls and the cheerful buzz that occupies the dining area. The hostess...

Examining the cheating policy at WHS

Examining the cheating policy at WHS

Madeline Maurer and Alex Janoff

March 7, 2019

As you stroll into your first-period class after just barely catching your bus, you get the impending feeling that you’re forgetting something. You’re sure you didn’t leave anything at home, so what could you be missing? You tuck your bag under your desk as usual. Suddenly, it hits you - in your...

WW ’19: Realizing who you are takes time: alliance hosts panel for sophomores

WW ’19: Realizing who you are takes time: alliance hosts panel for sophomores

Madeline Maurer and Max Brande

March 5, 2019

Students all around Wayland High School are members of the LGBTQ+ community, but not everyone knows who they are. Three resident members of the LGBTQ+ community held a panel in the lecture hall on the morning of Friday, Feb. 1 to begin the final day of Winter Week. This panel was designed to offer a...

POWER Club educates WHS during Black History Month

POWER Club educates WHS during Black History Month

Alex Janoff and Isabella Arenas

March 1, 2019

Throughout the month of February, people living in America celebrate Black History Month, in which people learn about African American history and celebrate the achievements of African Americans. Instead of letting it slip under the radar, the WHS POWER Club is working with the administration to bring...

Artist of the Month: Rachel Chau

Artist of the Month: Rachel Chau

Christina Taxiarchis and Hailey Robinson

February 26, 2019

During their education at Wayland Public Schools, students have the choice to pick up a string instrument when entering third grade. Most students who choose to play an instrument don’t continue past elementary school, but those who do tend to have a special connection to music. Senior Rachel Chau...

Who is Mr. Delaney?

Who is Mr. Delaney?

Kate Balicki, Hailey Robinson, and Josh Schreiber

February 25, 2019

On a daily basis, Kevin Delaney juggles the many responsibilities that come with being a department head. Delaney is vital to the system that helps the history department at WHS work, but few know that Delaney credits his love of history to his upbringing. “I've always loved history, even going...

Debate team reaches above and beyond goals for success

Debate team reaches above and beyond goals for success

Meredith Prince

February 14, 2019

After several years of countless losses and dissatisfaction, debate team members are finally content with their success. Led by senior captains Andy Wang and Nathan Zhao, the WHS debate team has met new goals and received new medals on a level that the team hasn’t seen in years. “Our debate team...

Graduates explore new places abroad: Volume 2

Graduates explore new places abroad: Volume 2

Joyce Wu and Alex Janoff

February 13, 2019

In a second installment on WHS graduates studying abroad or taking gap years, WSPN's Joyce Wu and Alex Janoff speak to 2018 graduates Hannah Roberge and Peter Wolff on their respective semesters in Spain and Thailand. Read the first installment here....

WW ’19: Students’ opinions on past, present and future celebrations

WW ’19: Students’ opinions on past, present and future celebrations

Jessica Reilly

February 12, 2019

Winter Week, the week after midterms, is intended to be a break from school after WHS students take their mid-year exams. However, many students have noted that the content and overall camaraderie of Winter Week has changed over the years. “I think past Winter Weeks were more fun and entertaining,”...

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