Wayland Student Press

  • Laura Cole, LSRHS guidance counselor, is chosen as next assistant principal of WHS

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • WSPN to host final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

  • Junior Kyle Chen places third in national piano competition

  • WHSTE's "Pronoun" qualifies for state finals at Old John Hancock Hall

  • Retirement party for Happy Hollow Principal Jim Lee on June 6, send favorite memories to [email protected]

  • Class of 2021 selects the Hyatt Regency Boston as next year's prom venue

  • Class of 2022 runs mattress fundraiser

  • CAPA a cappella concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 6

  • Seniors Lauren Campbell, Eric McGonagle, Myle Larsen to host Progressive Dinner on March 30

Athletic Director Heath Rollins on new stadium, press box and more

Athletic Director Heath Rollins on new stadium, press box and more

Hailey Robinson

November 11, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

In the coming months, Wayland High School will be updating parts of the turf field, bleachers and press box as part of a larger project. The new press box will exhibit significant changes from the current one. Athletic Director Heath Rollins provides information on the new additions coming to WHS. ...

The scheduling process at WHS

The scheduling process at WHS

Nathan Zhao and Charlie Moore

November 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Infographics, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN's Nathan Zhao and Charlie Moore spoke to administrators and students about the scheduling process.

Future Business Leaders of America reaches students at WHS

Future Business Leaders of America reaches students at WHS

Alex Janoff

November 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

For chapter President Dean Tobia, Wayland’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter isn’t just a club. It’s a place where members can learn about and utilize an integral part of the United States economy: the stock market. Tobia started learning about investments in stock at the age...

Athlete of the Month: Liam Gill

Athlete of the Month: Liam Gill

CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara

November 7, 2018


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

Sophomore Liam Gill has always had a stick in his hand. Growing up, he specialized in hockey and lacrosse. However, in the summer going into eighth grade, he found love in a new sport: golf. He started to play 36 holes a day at Sandy Burr Country Club and did everything he could to improve his golf ga...

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 6, 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


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

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 ...

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