Wayland Student Press

  • June 1WHS 2019-20 grades will not factor into students' GPAs
  • May 5As of May 6, it's the law in Massachusetts to wear a mask if one is in public and is unable to social distance
  • April 24All MA Schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, work to remain online
  • April 8March and May College Board SAT's are cancelled due to coronavirus
  • April 8Coronavirus outbreak causes schools across the country to switch to remote online learning
  • April 8Q3 and Q4 will collectively be graded as pass/fail, work begins to be required on April 13
  • March 17WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam through Revolution Prep to be administered online
  • February 6Submit ideas for the Monday Minute on our google form which is under "Broadcast"
  • February 6The construction site behind the school is closed to the public, no one should be on the turf or track until the construction fence is removed
  • September 17View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"

Students find new ways to celebrate birthdays during quarantine

Freshman Charlie Johnson and sophomore Sammy Johnson are holding birthday balloons in the back of the car as a parade of cars go by honking and blasting music for Charlie's birthday. During this birthday celebration, many friends and families gathered to make the day special. “It’s a nice gesture to do by driving by,  and should definitely be done for celebrating a person's birthday during quarantine,” Luke Caples said.

Lauren Medeiros

May 4, 2020

In spite of new social distancing measures that have been enforced by the government, members of Wayland and surrounding towns have found creative ways to celebrate the birthdays of friends and family members during this unprecedented time. These celebrations typically consist of driving by a friend’s...

WHS’ New Athletic Complex: The Renovation Process

Through the summer months and into the fall and winter of 2019, construction on the turf field, track, and tennis courts continued. Barring minor setbacks at the outset of cold weather in the start of the winter, the project has progressed according to plan.

Kyle Chen

February 21, 2020

In June of 2019, construction broke ground for the renovation of the athletic fields and facilities at Wayland High School. WSPN presents a timeline of the important dates and events in the process.   ...

MOTS: Where will WHS students spend their holiday break?

WSPN reporters Eliya Howard-Delman and Sidney O'Rourke investigate where students at WHS will travel during the upcoming two week holiday break. Students' travels range from staying at home to traveling out of the country.

Eliya Howard-Delman and Sidney O'Rourke

December 17, 2019

Samantha Tyska Freshman Puerto Rico How long are you going? “Five days.” Why are you going? “I’m going with a few other families, so it’s my brother and three of his friends and some of their family members.” What’s something your looking forward to on the trip? “I’m loo...

Wayland High Gives Thanks (video)

Wayland High Gives Thanks (video)

Caroline Lampert, Sammy Johnson, and Eliya Howard-Delman

November 25, 2019

WHS students reflect on what they are thankful for and their favorite Thanksgiving traditions as the holiday season approaches. Students also shared their favorite Thanksgiving foods. !function(e,i,n,s){var t="InfogramEmbeds",d=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if(window[t]&&window[t].initialized)win...

First impressions on the 2019-20 school changes (infographic)

WHS implemented numerous changes for the 2019-20 school year. The question is, what do students think about these changes?

Christina Taxiarchis

September 17, 2019

WHS executed quite a few changes for the 2019-20 school year. The biggest adjustment for students these past few weeks have been the new school day start and end times. However, this change doesn't overshadow the new bell schedule, advisory schedule, the renovation of the turf field and numerous other...

Class of 2019 future plans (interactive map)

Class of 2019 future plans (interactive map)

Nathan Zhao

May 25, 2019

Check out where the Class of 2019 is headed next year through the interactive map below. The map includes colleges and universities, military enlistment, gap years, postgraduate years and more. All seniors who responded to an emailed survey were included in the map. The button in the top left hand...

WHS students give back to their community

Pictured above is the WHS Academic Center. Students at WHS can complete their volunteer hours in many different ways, one of which involves tutoring in the Academic Center. “I think that 20 to 30 hours is a good amount of time considering the requirement is not a yearly thing,” sophomore Erin Hines said. “It feels really good to help out those in need or those in a not so ideal situation. The more I volunteer, the more I love it.”

Alex Janoff and Cammy Lehr

May 8, 2019

WHS requires students to complete 30 hours of community service throughout their four years at the high school. Where, when and how students choose to volunteer is up to them, and WHS students have engaged in a variety of activities for community service. Sophomore Erin Hines has been volunteering...

Midterms by the numbers

Midterms by the numbers

Nicole Erdekian

January 18, 2019

WSPN surveyed the student body on its perceptions of, and experiences with, midterms.

The class of 2019 applies to college

The class of 2019 applies to college

Alyssa Dickstein

December 12, 2018

WHS surveyed 51 seniors regarding college applications. Results from the survey showed students are mainly applying to the schools in the Northeast.

Mock midterms results

Senior Olivia Harvey created a marketing poster in support of the candidate she was assigned to, gubernatorial incumbent Charlie Baker. WHS students went to the mock polls on Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6 to vote for candidates and ballot questions they preferred.

Julia Callini

November 14, 2018

On Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6, the AP Government and Politics class held a mock midterm election for WHS in the commons. The following infographics detail the WHS results, as well as how they compared to the actual Massachusetts election results.       ...

Infographic: Did students experience scheduling issues this year?

Infographic: Did students experience scheduling issues this year?

Nathan Zhao

November 9, 2018

How many students experienced scheduling issues, and how long did it take to resolve them? WSPN surveyed 251 WHS students.

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