Wayland Student Press

  • March 17WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam through Revolution Prep to be administered online
  • March 17All MA public schools to be closed until April 6
  • March 3"Squirrel Girl Goes to College" advances to the semi-final round
  • March 3Wayland SEPAC meeting to take place Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 pm in the Wayland Town Building
  • March 3WSPN to host practice ACT March 21 and practice SAT on April 4th from 9am - 1pm
  • March 3Peer mentors to visit middle school on Thursday, March 12. Peer mentors should contact Benjamin Buffa if interested.
  • March 3Famous Latina director Ligiah Villalobos to visit WHS on Friday, March 6
  • March 3"Super Tuesday" primary elections to take place in the Wayland Town Hall and Wayland Middle School on Tuesday, March 3
  • February 13The Wayland Public Schools Foundation (WPSF) Annual Fundraiser is Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Weston Golf Club
  • February 13Wayland World's Fair to take place at the Loker School on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 pm

QuaranTV: Student Council hosts weekly video challenges

QuaranTV: Student Council hosts weekly video challenges

Kevin Wang

March 29, 2020

The Student Council is running an event where WHS students participate weekly in various challenges. After each week, Student Council and class e-boards will vote on each grade's best submission. The first week will begin on Monday, March 30. Students should submit videos to seniors Shawn Bernier...

LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus enters Wayland

LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus enters Wayland

Kevin Wang

March 25, 2020

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 25 at 4:04 p.m.

WHS Graduates reflect on being sent home from college due to COVID-19

WHS Graduates reflect on being sent home from college due to COVID-19

Taylor McGuire and Allie Nunn

March 23, 2020

As various college spring breaks come to a close, many students will not be returning to their on-campus classes. With Coronavirus spreading through the US, numerous colleges and universities have opted to conduct online classes in hopes of keeping their students healthy. Remote learning, otherwise known...

News Brief: 8 students from Wayland qualify for AIME

News Brief: 8 students from Wayland qualify for AIME

Jonathan Zhang

March 23, 2020

With the recent release of students who qualified for AIME, or the American Invitational Math Exam, eight students from Wayland are going to participate in the exam. AIME is an exam taken following the AMC 10 or AMC 12. Only students who scored in the top 2.5% of all scorers will qualify for the AIME. The...

News Brief: WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam to be administered online

News Brief: WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam to be administered online

Meredith Prince

March 23, 2020

As a precaution given the recent updates regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and the quickly changing environment, Revolution Prep has decided to shift the format of the practice ACT and SAT exams on March 21 and April 4 to ensure that students can still participate in this opportunity. Students will take...

BREAKING NEWS: Prom postponed to Sept. 12

BREAKING NEWS: Prom postponed to Sept. 12

Kevin Wang

March 20, 2020

The junior class' prom has been postponed to Sept. 12, 2020. The decision was collectively made this morning by administration and advisers and officers from the class executive board. Moving the date will not incur any additional expenses, meaning that class pockets will not be burdened. The ticket...

News Brief: Senior show postponed to late May

News Brief: Senior show postponed to late May

Taylor McGuire

March 20, 2020

After around a month of preparing, the Class of 2020’s senior show has been postponed to a further date. The show was supposed to take place on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21, but, due to the COVID-19 crisis, it will not take place on these dates. Students have been preparing by learning...

Coronavirus causes cancellation of WMS 8th grade D.C. trip

Coronavirus causes cancellation of WMS 8th grade D.C. trip

Garrett Spooner and Taylor McGuire

March 19, 2020

For the first time in 18 years, the eighth-graders at Wayland Middle School will not be attending their annual trip to Washington D.C. in April. The cancellation is due to worries about traveling during the spread of Coronavirus. The trip is a large part of the WMS experience, and both students and faculty...

ICYMI: Week of March 9 – School cancellation, hair dye, boys basketball playoff galleries

ICYMI: Week of March 9 – School cancellation, hair dye, boys basketball playoff galleries

Meredith Prince

March 17, 2020

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Meredith Prince summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Editor-in-Chief Kevin Wang continues to provide live updates of the coronavirus affecting life in Wayland and neighboring Massachusetts towns, as there is currently one presumptive positive case in Wayland. Check bac...

Happy Hollow welcomes new principal

Happy Hollow welcomes new principal

Allie Nunn and Taylor McGuire

March 16, 2020

After months of seeking out a new principal to take over, Happy Hollow Elementary School finally welcomes a familiar face to the board, Dr. Tricia O’Reilly. Teaching in the system for over 26 years, O’Reilly has the experience and happily took over the position as head principal. Her passion for...

A Voice to be Heard: WHS students play key role during presidential primaries

A Voice to be Heard: WHS students play key role during presidential primaries

Garrett Spooner and Jonathan Zhang

March 16, 2020

Voters from 14 different states flocked to the polls on Super Tuesday, and for Wayland, this meant the Wayland Middle School or the town building. WHS’s AP Government & Politics students volunteered and helped voters at these locations throughout the process. “It’s very very powerful that...

Emma Sheehan wrestles in girls all-states over boys sectionals

Emma Sheehan wrestles in girls all-states over boys sectionals

Atharva Weling and Dante Coppola

March 11, 2020

The WHS wrestling team was forced to compete at sectionals without its third seed, as senior Emma Sheehan made the decision to participate in girls all-states instead. Wrestling has historically been a sport WHS has dominated. Its Dual County League (DCL) title this past January marks the 39th in the...

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