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2016 Summer Fashion Preview

Aimee LaRochelle, Olivia Waldron, and Masha Yakhkind
June 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Recent Posts, Uncategorized, WSPN

  Baseball caps aka “dad hats”- Instead of wearing beanies or snapbacks, celebrities and bloggers have brought attention to an older fashion obsession: the “dad” hat. The great thing about this trend is that you won’t have to worry about a bad hair day again, just grab your “dad”...

English teacher Barbara Shellito retires

English teacher Barbara Shellito retires

Meg Trogolo
June 20, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

English teacher Barbara Shellito has guided hundreds of students through honors English 1 and freshman year at WHS as well as sophomores and seniors during her time here. However, someone else will fill that role come September. Shellito will retire at the end of this school year. Shellito has taught...

Where you will find the Class of 2016 next year

Where you will find the Class of 2016 next year

Elena Erdekian and Thomas Chan
June 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Infographics, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN takes a look at where the Class of 2015 will be next year.

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How to make a Snapchat geofilter

How to make a Snapchat geofilter

Thomas Chan
May 18, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

WHS Class of 2015 Mindy Lou created Wayland's first Snapchat Geofilter.

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Students and teachers discuss experiences on Italy trip

Students and teachers discuss experiences on Italy trip

Gage Fuller
May 16, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Students and teachers from WHS visited Italy on a school-sponsored trip.

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The France trip, students and teachers explore French culture

The France trip, students and teachers explore French culture

Olivia Waldron and Nathan Zhao
May 13, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

A vendor advertises his produce, his voice projecting across the cobblestone market square. Herds of people crowd around market stands, purchasing fruits, vegetables and the occasional baguette. In the crowd, 15 WHS students and their two teachers are immersed in the action, interacting with the vendors...

WPS Business Administrator Susan Bottan discusses school finance

WPS Business Administrator Susan Bottan discusses school finance

Nandita Subbiah
May 10, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Susan Bottan is in charge of keeping track of the budgeting for Wayland Public Schools.

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Creativity Problem Solving and Invention, a unique class

Creativity Problem Solving and Invention, a unique class

Janani Gandhi
April 27, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The low hum of the drill bit blurs with the music playing over the radio in the Makerspace. White letters stand out against the dark chalkboard wall, and the purple and green triangles on the wall brighten the room. This is not a regular classroom. Business teacher Jay Moody’s Creativity Problem...

Addison Antico: Having this sign makes me thank our Founding Fathers for creating the First Amendment

Addison Antico: Having this sign makes me thank our Founding Fathers for creating the First Amendment

Abby Stoller
April 25, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

Wayland residents drive by sophomore Addison Antico's yard, each glaring at the campaign sign displayed. The bright lights shine into the four corners intersection, reflecting off the 14 by 48 foot purple sign that reads “Trump” in thick white letters in support of the Republican presidential front...

Abby and Jackie Stoller discuss their lacrosse experiences

Abby and Jackie Stoller discuss their lacrosse experiences

Isabel Gitten and Olivia Waldron
April 15, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Sisters Abby and Jackie Stoller have been playing lacrosse together for almost eight years, and the sport has become a huge part of their lives.

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Service Day Q&A with Principal Allyson Mizoguchi

Service Day Q&A with Principal Allyson Mizoguchi

Nathan Zhao and Gage Fuller
April 15, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, WSPN

When was Service Day started? This is our fourth year, so it was founded in 2013. How was it started? We started Service Day the same year that advisory began. We thought it would be a fun, meaningful way to use the advisory structure to reach a lot of people through service. Who started t...

A look at cell phone use at WHS

A look at cell phone use at WHS

Angela Park
April 6, 2016
Filed under Articles, Features, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

His phone screen lights up in the middle of class, notifying him of a text from a friend. He snatches his phone off his desk and checks to make sure his teacher isn’t watching. Slumping low in his seat, he carefully positions his phone underneath the desk, opening the message. The WHS student handbook...

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