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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

A Season of Traditions: WHS’s Thanksgiving thoughts

Talia Macchi November 25, 2022

Wayland High School students and staff members share their Thanksgiving traditions and their favorite Thanksgiving dish. Because of the holiday, school will not be in session on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday,...

Step Ten: Scoop some fruit salsa into a bowl and enjoy with cinnamon sugar pita chips.

Flavor! Fruit salsa

Emma Zocco November 23, 2022

Fruit salsa is a sweet treat that you can serve with cinnamon crisps. You can get as creative as you want, using your favorite diced fruits to make this your own. This appetizer is a fan favorite at every...

Before the penalty kicks begin, the team huddles together for one last boost of encouragement. The game went into double overtime, but because no team scored, the penalty kicks determined the outcome of the game.

Final eight: Boys varsity soccer succumbs to Hopkinton

Hallie Luo November 22, 2022

The boys varsity soccer team travels to Hopkinton for its playoff match. After winning the two playoff games against Somerville and Marlborough, the team advanced into the final eight match against the...

Wayland cheer team radiates in the rain

Olivia Tawakol and Charlotte Thirman November 21, 2022

If you have ever been to a home football game, it's likely you have seen flips and flashes of pompoms fly across the track. During each game, the Wayland cheerleading team performs chants and stunts to...

Junior Xande Santos sprints with the ball, attempting to keep it in control. Santos scored the game winning goal during overtime. It felt amazing to score the first [goal] and the overtime winning goal, Santos said. The energy from the fans and the team was electric. I think we played very well and dominated the first half for sure. I’m excited to play our next game against Marlborough because we have a lot of potential.

Boys soccer dribbles a win around Somerville

Charlotte Thirman and Sasha Libenzon November 16, 2022

Boys soccer faces Somerville in the first game of the MIAA state tournament on Tuesday Nov. 7. As the game neared the end, the score was 2-2, goals from junior Xande Santos and senior Fred Czauderna. In...

Junior Jake Kennedy runs the ball down the field, planning his route around the Somerville defenders.

Final Friday night lights: Football secures a win against Somerville

Sasha Libenzon November 14, 2022

The varsity football team faced Somerville on Friday, Nov. 4. On the last Friday night football game of the season, the team was able to beat Somerville, with the final score being 35-13. The game marked...

Senior Genevieve Morrison positions herself on the field so that shes ready for any play coming her way. “I was somewhat involved with the planning for senior night, and seeing it all come together and it being a really great night for my teammates was really special,” Knapp said.

Field hockey falls short to Arlington on senior night

Emma Zocco November 11, 2022

The varsity field hockey team celebrates its seniors during its senior night game on Thursday, Oct. 27. The team lost to Arlington with a score of 3-0. Fans supported the team in the stands by participating...

Plastic spiders coat a baby doll. These decorations sit in front of the houses mailbox, greeting any people walking by.

The spooks and the screams: Wayland’s best Halloween decorations

Nadya Chase, Aimee Smith, and Katya Luzarraga November 9, 2022

Each year, many Wayland residents decide to decorate their properties with fall or Halloween themed decorations. Join WSPN's Aimee Smith, Katya Luzarraga and Nadya Chase as they show off the most elaborate...

A group of sophomores gather together to dance in a circle. Wellness teacher John Berry, who was a DJ for the event, played well-known songs like Poker Face by Lady Gaga.

Class of 2025 dances the night away at semi

On Oct. 29, the Class of 2025 hosts the annual semi-formal dance at Wedgewood Pines in Stow. Wellness teacher Mr. Berry DJ'd the event, which was planned by the class executive board. If you'd like to...

Senior captain Ella Zachery and junior Dasha Tveretinova jump up to block the tip that is coming from the opposing side. Senior captain Allie Chase stays close behind them, ready to receive any balls that fall short.

Girls volleyball falls to Bedford on senior night

Mischa Lee and Carolina Sdoia November 7, 2022

On senior night, the Wayland girls varsity volleyball team loses to Bedford in a five set game. This was the final game for the junior varsity and freshmen teams, but varsity will continue their season...

A young participant asks a Wayland Historical Society member for help locating her object. For some, finding the object quickly was difficult because of the many objects spread out among three separate tables. The Wayland Historical Society, along with seven other organizations, sponsored the Wayland Amazing Race.

Searching for success: Wayland Amazing Race

Nadya Chase and Aimee Smith November 4, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 22, the Wayland Public Schools Foundation hosts the Wayland Amazing Race. The Amazing Race started and ended at the Wayland Town Beach and included different stops at locations around...

Does WHS know Halloween trivia?

Emma Zocco, Carolina Sdoia, Mischa Lee, and Bowen Morrison November 2, 2022

It's that time of year, spooky season is back! WSPN's Carolina Sdoia, Emma Zocco and Bowen Morrison interview students to quiz them on their Halloween trivia and test their knowledge.

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