Wayland Student Press

  • November 5Informational meeting for the WHSTE Winter One-Act to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the Shop
  • November 5Wednesday, Nov. 20 will be an extra-early release day, dismissal at 12:15 p.m.
  • November 5No school on Monday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day
  • November 5Green Team walk/ride/carpool to school day to take place on Friday, Nov. 8
  • October 15Sophomore semi-formal to take place on Saturday, Oct.19 at Weston Golf Club
  • October 11Student Council to host schoolwide lip sync battle on Monday, Oct. 21
  • September 17View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"
  • August 28New bell schedule implemented at WHS; blocks rotate and drop differently than the past
  • August 28WSPN to release iPhone app on Oct. 1

Astronomy class installs sundial in the courtyard

Astronomy class installs sundial in the courtyard

Allie Nunn and Emily Staiti

November 8, 2019

The WHS astronomy classes have taken their classroom learning to the next level with a real-life, hands-on device: the sundial. Astronomy teacher William Froberg installed a new sundial as an addition to the WHS courtyard in October. The WHSPO funded the sundial, which is an instrument that tells tim...

News Brief: Opening of the new rail trail in Wayland and Weston

News Brief: Opening of the new rail trail in Wayland and Weston

Allie Nunn and Lindsey Brown

November 7, 2019

On the morning of Saturday, Oct. 26, Wayland and Weston residents gathered together to celebrate the opening of the new rail trail. The ceremony included a ribbon-cutting lead by state representative Carmine Gentile and state senator Becca Rausch. The event celebrated months of planning and hard wor...

News Brief: Green Team organizes walk, ride, and carpool to school day

News Brief: Green Team organizes walk, ride, and carpool to school day

Meredith Prince

November 6, 2019

The WHS Green Team organized a walk/ride/carpool to school day, which will take place on Friday, Nov. 8. Participants will be entered into a grand raffle and could win a prize for taking part in the event. Participants need to check-in at the desks in front of the school to be entered into the raffle, and...

ICYMI: Week of October 28 – New teachers, fall sports playoffs, Halloween traditions

ICYMI: Week of October 28 – New teachers, fall sports playoffs, Halloween traditions

Meredith Prince

November 4, 2019

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.  Features: WSPN's Joanna Barrow looked behind the scenes of WHS administrators visiting UNC with goals to diversify the Wayland staff. Reporter Allie Nunn highlighted three teachers that are new to WHS this year....

ICYMI: Week of October 21 – ACT policy shift, album review, sophomore semi

ICYMI: Week of October 21 – ACT policy shift, album review, sophomore semi

Meredith Prince

October 28, 2019

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: WSPN's Josh Schreiber discussed the ACT allowing students to retake single sections starting in September 2020 and student and teacher reactions. “I think it’s a benefit for st...

Monday Minute: Week of Oct. 28

Monday Minute: Week of Oct. 28

Kyle Chen, Caterina Tomassini, and Joyce Wu

October 27, 2019

In the weekly segment “Monday Minute,” WSPN editors Kyle Chen and Caterina Tomassini preview the week’s upcoming events. If you’d like to submit an announcement, idea or anything at all for the “Monday Minute,” go to the tab titled “Monday Minute” in the top-right corner of our homepage and...

WHS Connect Program plans annual haunted house

WHS Connect Program plans annual haunted house

Max Brande and Aiden Chitkara

October 27, 2019

Every year, the Connect Program at WHS puts together a haunted house for the community. This year's haunted house will take place on Sunday, Oct. 27 in the Field House. The Connect Program wants this event to be remembered for years to come while keeping the event available to toddlers through young adult...

News Brief: Robotics team to host STEM fair

News Brief: Robotics team to host STEM fair

Allie Nunn

October 25, 2019

The WHS Robotics team will be hosting a town-wide STEM fair inviting students to experience demonstrations, experiments and hands-on exhibits. The STEM fair will be held on Sunday, Oct. 27 in the WHS Commons from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  All students K-8 are invited to come and participate in the activities as ...

News Brief: Rotary Interact protects against polio

News Brief: Rotary Interact protects against polio

Caitlin Newton

October 23, 2019

The Rotary Interact club will hold a polio fundraiser during lunches on Thursday, Oct. 24. Students will be able to donate money, and club members will paint their pinky fingernails purple in return. Recipients of polio vaccines across the world engage in the pinky-painting to demonstrate their successful...

News Brief: Class of 2020 announces Senior Show directors

News Brief: Class of 2020 announces Senior Show directors

Charlie Moore

October 23, 2019

The Senior Show is an annual tradition held at WHS where the senior class performs for students, faculty and parents in March. The Class of 2020 Executive Board has announced the four directors, which were voted in by members of the senior class. The four directors for this year's show are: Owen Smith, ...

News Brief: Update on the field renovation progress

News Brief: Update on the field renovation progress

Meredith Prince

October 23, 2019

Since Wayland’s 2019 Annual Warrant to renovate WHS’ athletic facilities, which passed on April 30, there has been daily construction on the fields and turf in an attempt to finish the project in a timely manner. Recently, the progress on the facility project has been very quick as contractors rush...

ACT to offer single section retakes starting September 2020

ACT to offer single section retakes starting September 2020

Josh Schreiber

October 22, 2019

The intense pressures of SAT and ACT standardized testing have tormented high school students for decades, but now, the ACT is trying to make the testing a little bit more convenient for students. Earlier this month, officials for the ACT test announced that starting in September 2020, students will b...

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