• January 10Classes will dismiss for break the week of Monday, Feb. 21 and will resume Monday, Feb. 28
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2021-2022 school year
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Wayland Student Press

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Wayland Student Press

Members of the Wayland community, including students, parents and teachers, gather to peacefully protest the racist incidents that occurred at Wayland Middle School. “The purpose [of the rallies] wasn’t to vilify the actions of the wrongdoers, but instead, this was about supporting children, families and educators of color who were really hurt and felt unsafe,” WMS parent and rally organizer Meg Flatley said. “We wanted to let them know that the actions of a few do not represent us all in this community.”

WMS Racism: The ongoing journey of anti-racist work

Nadya Chase January 22, 2022

Over the course of the past month, three racist incidents have occurred at Wayland Middle School. From WMS administration, to members of the Wayland community, the shared anger and disappointment has led...

WPSNs Genevieve Morrison briefs readers on the fire alarm incident at Wayland High School on Friday, Jan. 21.

BREAKING NEWS: Unexpected fire alarm

Genevieve Morrison January 21, 2022

At 8:33 a.m. on Jan. 21, a fire alarm went off at Wayland High School. Students were told to make their way to the student parking lot to wait for further instructions. Given that it was a few minutes...

Weekly Breakdown Episode 40: Canceled Midterms and Fire Department Grant

Weekly Breakdown Episode 40: Canceled Midterms and Fire Department Grant

Abby Raftery, Mischa Lee, and Emma Zocco January 19, 2022

wspn · Weekly Breakdown Episode 40: Canceled Midterms and Fire Department Grant In this weekly podcast, WSPN reporters Abby Raftery, Mischa Lee and Emma Zocco break down each week’s Wayland news...

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

ICYMI: Week of January 9: Midterms canceled, Intramural Basketball League and Antonio Brown

Tess Alongi January 18, 2022

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Editor Tess Alongi briefed students...

The new testing schedule for the final two weeks on quarter two.

Breaking News: Midterms Canceled

Tess Alongi January 12, 2022

After much deliberation, midterm exams for the 2021-2022 school year have been canceled. Debate for the cancellation arose from the recent surge in COVID-19 and the required quarantine days that result...

News Brief

News Brief: New quarantine protocols

Tess Alongi January 10, 2022

The Wayland School Committee voted to change the quarantine period required to return to school from 10 days to five days to be consistent with the CDC guidance. The new protocol allows students who have...

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

ICYMI: Week of January 2 – New COVID-19 protocols, boys hockey win and the definition of “woke”

Tess Alongi January 10, 2022

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Editor Tess Alongi briefed students...

The Class of 2023 will end the annual Christmas tree pickup on Saturday, Jan. 8.

News Brief: WHS class of 2023 Christmas tree pickup

Emily Roberge January 7, 2022

The Class of 2023 Executive board has begun the annual junior class tradition of a Christmas tree pickup. The fundraiser began on Tuesday, Dec. 28 and Thursday, Dec. 30, and it will continue until Saturday,...

Wayland public schools will have a snow day on Friday, Jan. 7.

Breaking News: No school Friday, Jan. 7 due to snowstorm

Garrett Spooner January 6, 2022

On the evening of Thursday, Jan. 6, Wayland Superintendent Dr. Omar Easy announced in an email to families that school is cancelled on Friday, Jan. 7 due to a heavy snowstorm. There will be no remote learning...

Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Wayland and surrounding communities, the DCL announced that they are limiting spectators at winter sporting events to two per athlete.

Breaking News: Spectators to be limited at DCL sporting events

Garrett Spooner January 6, 2022

Due to the large increase of COVID-19 cases in Wayland and surrounding towns, Wayland Athletic Director Heath Rollins announced in an email that a maximum of two family members per athlete will be allowed...

A building owned by the Wayland Housing Authority is pictured in the afternoon. The department was recently involved in a meeting discussing the expansion of affordable housing.

Wayland updates plan for affordable housing

Ari Zukerman January 6, 2022

The Town of Wayland held the second meeting of two discussing its Housing Production Plan (HPP) on Thursday, Nov. 18. The plan decides the affordable housing in Wayland and how to get it to 10%, the statewide...

Students practice their language skills in the newly created CLC (Collaborative Language Commons). The CLC was created by many language teachers who wanted to create a space that made learning more personable. “I think that it seems much more like a lounge than an actual classroom and it has much more of a friendly presence,” junior Natalia Homyak said. “It feels less stressful because it feels more natural than it would if you were talking through a microphone and separated.”

Introduction to the CLC (Collaborative Language Commons)

Tess Alongi, Genevieve Morrison, and Nina Wilson January 4, 2022

This article contains anonymous pull quotes from WHS students about their opinions on the CLC. In the language department, things are looking a bit different. When the World Language Department Head...

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