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

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


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

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...

MOTS: Students share opinions on DACA

MOTS: Students share opinions on DACA

Caitlin Newton and Emma Nallet

April 13, 2018


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

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. DACA allows "Dreamers" to attend college in the U.S. and obtain a work permit. DACA status must be renewed every two years. In September, President Trump...

Juuling hits WHS

Juuling hits WHS

Joyce Wu

April 13, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

*The following name has been changed to maintain the student's anonymity. The e-cigarette craze has hit high school and college students all across the country–including students at WHS. E-cigarettes have been around since 2003. Invented by a pharmacist, these devices were originally created to help ...

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