Wayland Student Press

Administration implements new food policy

Administration implements new food policy

Kevin Wang

September 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The administration recently rolled out a new set of regulations regarding student consumption of food and beverage at WHS. The administration summarized the new rules in an official email to WHS newsletter subscribers: "When permitted by the teacher, students may continue eating their own food in...

News Brief: Class meetings to be held on Sept. 6

News Brief: Class meetings to be held on Sept. 6

Nathan Zhao

September 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

WHS will hold its first class meetings of the year on Thursday, Sept. 6. Assistant Principal Ethan Dolleman noted in an email to the student body that the meetings are to "discuss expectations for the year." The meeting locations are as follows: Sophomores and Seniors - Theater Juniors - Lecture...

Sophomores perform in Agents of Change festival

Sophomores perform in Agents of Change festival

Emma Diianni and Caroline Lampert

June 18, 2018


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Every spring, students from history teacher David Gavron’s sophomore classes participate in the annual Agents of Change Festival. After conducting extensive research on a historical figure, students present their studies to parents in an interactive format where they are interviewed as if they were...

Mass Heartbeat conducts heart screenings for students

Mass Heartbeat conducts heart screenings for students

CJ Brown and Christos Belibasakis

June 17, 2018


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Local company Mass Heartbeat conducted optional heart screenings for students at WHS this past Wednesday. The organization has now visited multiple high schools, including ones in Natick and Hopkinton. Mass Heartbeat was created after a student from Hopkinton High School passed away from an underlying...

Graham appointed as Wayland’s next assistant superintendent

Graham appointed as Wayland’s next assistant superintendent

Kevin Wang

June 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

WPS Superintendent Arthur Unobskey announced on June 7 that former Nashoba Regional High School Principal Parry Graham has been appointed as Wayland's next assistant superintendent of schools. Graham will fill the void left by current assistant superintendent Brad Crozier, who will depart Wayland to become the Superintendent of Sudbury Public Schools. Graham was one of four finalists fo...

News Brief: Zhao to attend journalism conference

News Brief: Zhao to attend journalism conference

Hailey Robinson

June 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN co-editor-in-chief and junior Nathan Zhao has been selected as the Massachusetts scholar in the 17th Annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The event will take place from June 16 to June 21. Only 51 journalism students - one from every state...

News Brief: Three Wayland-Weston Crew boats advance to national semifinals, livestream available

News Brief: Three Wayland-Weston Crew boats advance to national semifinals, livestream available

Nathan Zhao

June 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News Brief, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

At the 2018 USRowing Youth National Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, CA, Wayland-Weston Crew advanced all three of its entries to the semifinals. The women's lightweight 8+, open 2-, and lightweight 4+ will compete on Saturday, June 9 in the semifinal and Sunday, June 10 in the A or B final,...

Exhibition days to split apart final exams

Exhibition days to split apart final exams

Julia Callini

June 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

During this year's upcoming finals week, final exams for mathematics will take place on Wednesday, June 20 and final exams for science will take place on Friday, June 22. Final exam dates usually occur consecutively, but this year's schedule will be different. According to Mizoguchi, the decision for...

Wayland-Weston Crew sends three girls’ varsity boats to youth nationals

Wayland-Weston Crew sends three girls’ varsity boats to youth nationals

Christina Taxiarchis and Hailey Robinson

June 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The Wayland-Weston Crew team is en route to Lake Natoma in Sacramento, California to race in the Youth National Championship this June. Juniors Abaigeal Donaldson, Gabby Fargnoli, Kate Maietta and sophomore Jenna Cook describe how their boats prepared for the annual race and how they plan to overcome...

ICYMI: Week of May 28

ICYMI: Week of May 28

Kevin Wang

June 6, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” WSPN’s news editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Reporters Emma Diianni and Caroline Lampert analyzed the senior independent project presentations. Seniors Audrey Camacho, Shaelee Comettant, Lindsay Jacobs, Maggie Fiske, Owen Donovan, Michael Jones, Joe Lyons, Will Danforth and Natalie...

Sophomore Kyle Chen wins 2018 Freedom Prize

Sophomore Kyle Chen wins 2018 Freedom Prize

Charlie Moore

June 3, 2018


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Sophomore Kyle Chen is the winner of the 13th annual Freedom Prize Paper contest. While most students were enjoying a day off from school on Memorial Day this past Monday, Chen was being honored for his submission to the essay contest, titled “Attacks on Press and their Effects on Democracy.” In...

News Brief: Full class Executive Board rosters announced

News Brief: Full class Executive Board rosters announced

Kevin Wang

June 2, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Class Executive Board members were announced on Friday, June 1. They will complement the class officers, who were elected a week prior, in the upcoming school year. "I" denotes incumbency, and the quantity denotes the number of years the officer has already served. Class of 2019, current juniors Of...

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