Wayland Student Press

  • Boys' soccer defeats Nipmuc 0-0 (3-2 in penalties) to win state championship

  • School Committee to vote on school start times on Nov. 19 following final public forum

  • WHS National Spanish Society sponsoring Yankee Candle fundraiser

  • WHSTE to perform "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" from Nov. 16-18 in the WHS Theater

  • No. 5 football falls to No. 2 Gloucester 6-38 in Division 4 North Final on Nov. 9

  • No. 19 girls' volleyball falls 0-3 to No. 11 Melrose

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

  • Wayland marijuana vote deemed invalid

  • Boys' soccer defeats Holliston 2-1 in state semifinals, to play Nipmuc in state finals on 11/17

Clock is ticking on school start times

Clock is ticking on school start times

Kevin Wang

November 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN's News and Copy Editor Kevin Wang conducted an in-depth analysis of the school start times debate, from beginning to present. This story is organized into three parts: The Start Times, 7:30 vs 8:30 a.m. and Implementation.

New public library proposal voted down

New public library proposal voted down

Isabel Gitten, Kevin Wang, Jay Abdella, Julia Callini, and Nathan Zhao

April 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland citizens did not reach a two-thirds majority vote to move forward with the new public library proposal at the town meeting on Tuesday, April 3. Construction on the new library would have begun in 2019 and been completed in 2021. The new library's cost estimate was approximately $19 million. ...

“Cool Runnings,” a cool break from reality

“Cool Runnings,” a cool break from reality

Isabel Gitten

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

The most famous story in the sport of bobsledding is not about a team achieving an amazing time or winning a medal. It is an unexpected story about a group of athletes from a tropical country who make history by becoming not only the first Winter Olympic team from Jamaica, but also the first all-black te...

Responses to “Cool Runnings” cancellation

Responses to “Cool Runnings” cancellation

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

The cancellation of "Cool Runnings" at WHS two weeks ago prompted responses from students, Wayland community members and even 1988 Jamaican Bobsleigh Olympian Devon Harris.

WW ’18: Behind the cancellation of “Cool Runnings”

WW ’18: Behind the cancellation of “Cool Runnings”

Isabel Gitten, Kevin Wang, and Nathan Zhao

February 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

On Monday, Jan. 29, Student Council Co-Adviser Charlene Bishop sent an email to the entire school announcing that the Student Council had selected the film Cool Runnings for the annual Winter Week all-school movie. She stated that the film was “a light-hearted yet touching movie telling the true sto...

Exploring the WHS a cappella groups

Exploring the WHS a cappella groups

January 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, In-Depth, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN looks into the a cappella program at WHS.

Investigating the administration’s decision to disable eSchoolPlusPlus on school servers

Investigating the administration’s decision to disable eSchoolPlusPlus on school servers

Nathan Zhao

November 17, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, WSPN

In a five part in-depth story, WSPN's Nathan Zhao investigated the administration's decision to block eSchoolPlusPlus from school servers.

At WHS, political views matter

At WHS, political views matter

Kyle Chen

September 13, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Politics, WSPN

Although the presidential election of 2016 is long over, the ripples it sent out still seem to reverberate throughout our daily lives. Described by many as “unexpected,” or “shocking,” the race has been credited with creating the largest shockwave in the political spectrum of the twenty-first...

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes: Player Profiles

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes: Player Profiles

Jackie Stoller and Anika Das

June 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, Sports, WSPN

Abby Stoller Lacrosse Union College Division III “I am excited to have the opportunity to continue my lacrosse career. I can't imagine playing in my last high school game and then never playing again.” Liam Henning Football Carnegie Mellon University Division III “I am most excited...

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