Wayland Student Press

  • View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"
  • PSAT to be administered on Oct. 19 through WHS, see whstesting.com for details
  • Town of Wayland plans dusk-dawn aerial spraying to eliminate mosquitos from Sept. 10-16
  • Wayland High School to observe moment of silence at 8:46 am in memory of Sept. 11th attack victims.
  • Underclassmen picture day is on Thursday, Sept. 19
  • Risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in Wayland raised to high
  • Sept. 18 will be an early release day, school gets out at 12:15 p.m.
  • Extended advisory bell schedules will run on Sept. 5, Sept. 19, Sept. 26
  • WHS Back to School Night to take place on Thursday, Sept. 5
  • Senior portraits due Oct. 18. See "WHS Yearbook Information" on the WHS homepage for details

Students strike in support of global climate change movement

Students strike in support of global climate change movement

Kyle Chen

September 18, 2019

WHS students will walk out of classes to participate in the climate strike on Friday, Sept. 20, in Boston. The strike is a global protest inspired by the actions of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. Protesters across the US and around the world will take to the streets to demand action...

News Brief: Practice SAT and ACT tests on Sept. 21, Oct. 5

News Brief: Practice SAT and ACT tests on Sept. 21, Oct. 5

Allie Nunn

September 18, 2019

WSPN has partnered with Revolution Prep and will be hosting practice tests for local students, and the second year of Wayland High School SAT and ACT practice sessions are around the corner. The SAT practice exams will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, and the ACT practice exams will be held on Saturday,...

News Brief: Special schedule released for Sept. 18

News Brief: Special schedule released for Sept. 18

Kevin Wang

September 17, 2019

School will let out at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 due to the first session of professional development days at WHS. Principal Allyson Mizoguchi released the special bell schedule, which will follow an E day block rotation, in an email to the school: Block 1: 8:35-9:08 a.m. Block...

News Brief: PSAT registration deadline closes in

News Brief: PSAT registration deadline closes in

Meredith Prince

September 17, 2019

The Preliminary SAT (PSATs) will be administered at WHS on Saturday, Oct. 19.  Any sophomores or juniors who are interested in taking the PSAT should go to whstesting.com for instructions on how to sign up. The deadline for signing up is Friday, Sept. 27, and the signup fee is currently $45. The PS...

News Brief: Admin. dismisses football early due to EEE concerns

News Brief: Admin. dismisses football early due to EEE concerns

Meredith Prince

September 11, 2019

59 members of the WHS football team will be released early from school at 2:30 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 13. Months ago, the WHS game against Hopkinton High School was scheduled to be at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, which is considered a neutral site. The game's start time was recently pushed up...

Carnival for cause: Community comes together for resident diagnosed with leukemia

Carnival for cause: Community comes together for resident diagnosed with leukemia

Caitlin Newton and Josh Schreiber

September 10, 2019

Wayland resident Ellie Levine has endured more in her five and a half years of life than most adults have in their entire lives. Just before her fifth birthday party was scheduled, Ellie and her family were sent immediately to Children's Hospital in Boston after something came up in her five-year blood...

BREAKING NEWS: Risk level of EEE virus raised to high in Wayland

BREAKING NEWS: Risk level of EEE virus raised to high in Wayland

Meredith Prince

September 8, 2019

As of Sept. 6, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) raised the risk level for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in Wayland to high. This is due to two additional cases of EEE virus infection, a woman in her 60s from Northborough and a five-year-old girl in Sudbury...

News Brief: “Polar bear” to chill at Wayland High

News Brief: “Polar bear” to chill at Wayland High

Kevin Wang

September 5, 2019

A Wayland resident will dress up as a polar bear and enter the Wayland High School grounds at 7:45 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. Sabine von Mering will play the bear and coordinated with English teacher and Green Team adviser Sara Snow on the project. The two also worked with Wayland parent Michael Delman,...

Overview: Changes enacted at WHS this school year

Overview: Changes enacted at WHS this school year

Alyssa Dickstein

September 3, 2019

With many new changes to usher in the new academic year, the student body might feel a bit apprehensive. Though there will be a learning curve as students learn to navigate the changes concerning their new schedules, advisories, assistant principals and athletic facilities, it will all hopefully result in...

News Brief: New bell schedule implemented

News Brief: New bell schedule implemented

Meredith Prince

August 28, 2019

One of the several changes that are being implemented into WHS starting this 2019-20 school year is the new bell schedule - due to the new start time, the bell times are new. The block rotation has also changed, meaning the way that the classes rotate and drop through the A-H day schedule is differe...

2 gold-rated houses open up in Wayland

2 gold-rated houses open up in Wayland

Madeline Maurer and Joanna Barrow

June 20, 2019

As the issue of climate change continues to become more prevalent, activists and the common person alike are attempting to slow the rate of damage, or better yet, stop the environment from further deterioration. For some, this change is brought about by the appliances in their homes. A couple of homes...

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Caterina Tomassini

June 19, 2019

Sophomore Atharva Weling is the winner of the 14th annual Freedom Prize Essay contest. Not only does Weling get to put this honorary title on his future college resumé, but he also walked away with a $500 check and a framed certificate. Each year, all 10th graders at WHS write essays regarding freedom...

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