• November 30WHSTE to host drive-in family movie night in the Claypit Hill parking lot on Thursday, Dec. 17 and Friday, Dec. 18
  • November 30WHS confirms sixth positive case of COVID-19 on Sunday, Nov. 29
  • November 2Gov. Charlie Baker issues new 10 P.M. - 5 A.M. curfew for all Massachusetts residents starting on Friday, Nov. 6
  • October 16Students can now purchase their parking passes for $100
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2020-2021 school year
  • October 5Freshmen guidance seminars to begin on Wed. Oct. 7
  • October 5Mayor Marty Walsh announced that Boston has reentered the red category of COVID-19 infections as of Oct. 2
  • October 5Hybrid learning scheduled to begin on Oct. 19

Wayland Student Press

Ten Years Later: Student and staff reflections

Ten Years Later: Student and staff reflections
Matthew Gutschenritter September 10, 2011

This story is part of a series, Ten Years Later, about the tenth anniversary of 9/11..

Ten Years Later: Teacher memories (podcast)

Nobody will ever forget where they were and what they were doing on the morning of September 11, 2001. (Flickr user _PaulS_/CC)
Kruti Vora September 9, 2011

On the morning of September 11th, 2001, millions of people across America were glued to the T.V. in shock as the Twin Towers fell. Nobody will be able to forget where they were and what they were doing....

Ten Years Later: How 9/11 changed Stephanie Galvani

Wayland Middle School English teacher Stephanie Galvani's husband lost his fiancee in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Flickr user Victoria Pekham/CC)
Brianna Fay September 9, 2011

At 8:58 a.m. on September 11th, 2001, Jeff Gonski received a phone call at work.  The caller ID read Amy, his fiancée, who was at a trade show in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.  When...

UPDATED 7/16: In loving memory of Lauren Astley

This past summer, community members honored Lauren Astley's life with coral ribbons. On Saturday, June 16, the Wayland community will take one step further in honoring Astley with a memorial mosaic.
ebarber (Editor Account) July 7, 2011

Pictures and videos of recent Wayland High School graduate Lauren Astley have covered newspapers and TV. Lauren's death has shocked Wayland in a way no one could ever imagine. Lauren was a Muse and...

Gary Burton: saying goodbye after 17 years

Doctor Gary Burton looks into a world unkonwn, the future of Wayland High School (Credit: Evan Barber/WSPN)
ebarber (Editor Account) June 22, 2011

Seventeen years ago Doctor Gary Burton was bringing his family to a Boston Red Sox game, and they made a detour to a small town called Wayland. Burton had been asked many times to visit Wayland,...

AP Computer Science class creates computer games

Super Awesome Magical Adventure Time is one of the games created by AP Computer Science students this year.
Kruti Vora June 22, 2011

  While sitting at a computer and hitting buttons furiously in order to beat the newest version of a popular video game, many may not think about how that computer game is actually created. Throughout...

2010-2011 year in review (62 photos)

2010-2011 year in review (62 photos)
June 21, 2011

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Remembering Bob Steel

Bob Steel's mother, Sally Steel (second from left) holds the plaque dedicated in her son's honor. (Credit: Andy Marton/WSPN)
Kruti Vora June 17, 2011

  At 5:45 A.M. every day, Bob Steel could be found unlocking the buildings of Wayland High School. He would turn on the T.V. in the Commons, empty the outdoor trash cans, clean the bleachers...

Senior projects offer students an alternative learning opportunity

Senior Sammy Frawley sketched and classified a variety of plants and animals in the as part of her senior project. (Illustration courtesy of Sammy Frawley)
ebarber (Editor Account) June 14, 2011

Sammy Frawley trekked to the Castle Hill Conservation Land nearly every day during her last months of high school to observe, sketch, classify and reflect. She classified and sketched plants and animals,...

Teacher tribute: reflecting on the past, looking to the future

Teacher tribute: reflecting on the past, looking to the future
Matthew Gutschenritter June 14, 2011

Each year, Wayland High School has to say goodbye to a few of its beloved staff members. This year, the WHS community will be losing Mike Rumrill, Emily Norton, Dan Gavin and Bayard Klimasmith. Each Wayland...

Students pressured, motivated by siblings

(Photo illustration: Lizzy Worstell/WSPN)
Lizzy Worstell June 13, 2011

All siblings share genes, many share bedrooms and some even share jeans. In a lot of cases though, sibling rivalries extend beyond who gets the bigger slice of cake or who gets to sit in the front...

Chen wins national creative writing award

Junior Jon Chen was awarded a silver medal the the National Scholastic (Credit: Oliver Levin/WSPN)
Kruti Vora June 8, 2011

“It turned out kind of fun, because I’m a little crazy,” said junior Jonathan Chen. Last Tuesday, Chen received a silver medal in the science fiction/fantasy category of the National Scholastic...

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