Wayland Student Press

  • January 13Food services will be open between midterm exam periods for lunch purchases
  • January 13Winter Week talent show signup closes January 16, sign up through google form on student email
  • January 13Interested in FBI & Law Enforcement? On February 20, there will be an opportunity to spend the day with the FBI. Email Dr. Unobskey for details
  • January 13No school on Monday, January 20 for MLK Day
  • January 13Wayland Town Center Panera closes: potentially to be replaced by the Bagel Table
  • January 13Midterm schedule released, see news brief for details
  • September 17View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"

Exclusive: Winter Week 2020 Schedule Released

Exclusive: Winter Week 2020 Schedule Released

Kevin Wang

January 25, 2020

Key: "AS" = All School "SU" = Sign-Up "DI" = Drop-In Winter Week 2020 will see the return of classics such as the hypnotist, the Talent Show and Window. New additions such as an Olympic speaker and a Navy presentation will help fill out the rest of the activities. Monday and Wednesda...

Giving Back: WHS students volunteer during the holidays

Giving Back: WHS students volunteer during the holidays

Lindsey Brown and Rebeca Kamens-Gil

January 15, 2020

Over the holidays, many students at WHS enjoyed a variety of volunteer work where they gave back to their communities. With everyone spreading happiness and cheer, it’s hard not to get in the holiday spirit. Many people think of the holiday season as a time to be generous and help those less fortunate,...

ICYMI: Week of January 6 – Panera closing, eastern Europe trip, film and music reviews

ICYMI: Week of January 6 – Panera closing, eastern Europe trip, film and music reviews

Meredith Prince

January 13, 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: Reporters Taylor McGuire and Katherine Kim took a close look into how WHS students are affected by the closing of the town center Panera. Reporter Allie Nunn highlighted the Wayland fire department and how it recently re...

WHS students affected by closing of Panera in Wayland Town Center

WHS students affected by closing of Panera in Wayland Town Center

Taylor McGuire and Katherine Kim

January 8, 2020

Panera Bread, one of WHS students’ favorite places to spend their time after school, is closing in the Wayland Town Center. Panera is speculated to be getting replaced by Bagel Table after its six years of service. Some WHS students will be affected greatly by Panera closing, as it will alter their...

News Brief: Wayland fire department receives grant for new gear

News Brief: Wayland fire department receives grant for new gear

Allie Nunn

January 7, 2020

The Wayland fire department recently received a state grant intended to prevent firefighters from the risk of cancer-causing chemicals on the job. The department will receive a grant of $2,860 for new gear such as gloves and hoods that will help reduce the danger of these chemicals on high-risk areas...

News Brief: Midyear exam schedule released

News Brief: Midyear exam schedule released

Kevin Wang

January 6, 2020

Midyear exams will take place from Jan. 21 to Jan. 24. There will be no school on Monday, Jan. 20 due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day....

Hands free driving law to be implemented in MA

Hands free driving law to be implemented in MA

Lindsey Brown and Emily Staiti

December 17, 2019

Cell phones are now distracting drivers to the point where a new hands-free driving law will be implemented in Massachusetts on Feb. 23. The new law will ban any use of a hand-held device such as texting and calling while driving. Although Massachusetts lawmakers have set laws restricting phone use...

ICYMI: Week of December 9 – ‘Stop the Bleed’ training, season-ending injuries, “back2california” smash hit on Spotify

ICYMI: Week of December 9 – ‘Stop the Bleed’ training, season-ending injuries, “back2california” smash hit on Spotify

Meredith Prince

December 15, 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: Reporters Allie Nunn and Emily Staiti took a close look into the 'Stop the Bleed' training courses that seniors taking anatomy and physiology took last week. Meanwhile, reporters Katherine Kim and Rebeca Kamens-Gil di...

Bi-polar climate hits WHS

Bi-polar climate hits WHS

Katherine Kim and Rebeca Kamens-Gil

December 11, 2019

You travel through the crowded halls as you make your way to class on the other side of the building, a winter jacket in hand. As you walk into the classroom, you are hit by a gust of cold air. You start shivering as you take a seat, and your fingers start to feel so numb that you immediately shove them...

WHS is second MA school to welcome ‘Stop The Bleed’ training course

WHS is second MA school to welcome ‘Stop The Bleed’ training course

Allie Nunn and Emily Staiti

December 10, 2019

The trauma team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital introduced a new Stop The Bleed training course at WHS. Seniors taking anatomy and physiology learned various techniques on how to stop a person from bleeding in an emergency situation. The course involved a slideshow presentation followed by a class...

ICYMI: Week of December 2 – Disney+, fall sports wrap-ups, Spirit Day

ICYMI: Week of December 2 – Disney+, fall sports wrap-ups, Spirit Day

Meredith Prince

December 9, 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 Joanna Barrow and reporter Katherine Kim highlighted a new class to debut for freshmen called FLIP (Freshman Life and Identity Practicum) next semester. “It’s an opportunity for a cl...

FLIP: New Class to Debut Next Semester for Freshmen

FLIP: New Class to Debut Next Semester for Freshmen

Joanna Barrow and Katherine Kim

December 3, 2019

A new class for freshmen at WHS called FLIP will debut next semester. FLIP, or Freshman Life and Identity Practicum, will be part of the new freshman seminar schedule and aims to offer students meaningful conversations. “It’s an opportunity for a class to engage in skill-building around communication...

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