• June 122020-2021 school year to end Thursday, June 17
  • June 12WHS seniors became graduates Sunday, June 6, 2021
  • April 12WSPN wins NSPA Online Pacemaker Award
  • March 21WSPN wins 2021 Gold Crown Award from the CSPA
  • January 21Order your 2021 yearbook! Use the link https://www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2020-2021 school year

Wayland Student Press

Wayland's School Committee is set to talk about the possible vaccine mandate the week of Monday, June 14. “From the school committee, I know of one person who definitely feels like we should mandate it because she talked to me about putting it on the agenda, but I don't know about how the other people feel about it,

Needham did it, will Wayland? COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Tess Alongi and Isabella Ciasullo June 17, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine being approved for use in everyone aged 12 and up, many are wondering what this will mean as they head into the 2021-2022 school year. Once the FDA grants full approval of the...

Standardized tests have been a core aspect of the average high school career for over a century. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, testing centers have been forced to shut down on a frequent basis, which has restricted student access to the tests. “I was scheduled to take [the SAT] in Fitchburg, MA, which is around 30 minutes from my house,” WHS junior Christopher Nunn said. “After my test got canceled, though, [I found] that the only remaining available locations were in Connecticut and New York, which was extremely annoying.”

Standardized test cancellations continue to vex students

Michael Nechipurenko June 15, 2021

Recently, Framingham High School joined numerous other standardized testing centers across the country in opting to refrain from holding their previously scheduled June administration of the SAT. As a...

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

ICYMI – Week of June 7: College precalculus final controversy, Class of 2021’s class night and WHS students summer plans

Tess Alongi June 14, 2021

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Co-Editor-in-Chief Garrett Spooner...

The math wing waits for students prior to a day of classes. During the final week of school, college precalculus courses are giving a cumulative exam.

College precalculus end-of-year exam sparks controversy among student body

Garrett Spooner June 11, 2021

During a school year without COVID-19, students would be preparing restlessly in the waning weeks of school prior to their inevitable set of final exams for most classes. This year, however, Wayland High...

Students express concern over increased traffic (video)

Michael Nechipurenko and Gabe Likerman June 10, 2021

Wayland High School traffic causes numerous issues with students and teachers alike looking to commute to school in time. Although the senior class recently graduated, the problems persisted, leaving many...

Weekly Breakdown Episode 29: Graduation and Playoffs

Weekly Breakdown Episode 29: Graduation and Playoffs

In this weekly podcast, WSPN’s reporters Ellie Smith, Deirdre Brown and Jackie Cahaly break down each week’s Wayland news in a timely manner to keep you in the know. Timestamps: 0:00 - Intro 0:25...

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

ICYMI – Week of May 31: Supreme Court Case, no finals and art for charity

Tess Alongi June 7, 2021

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Staff Reporter Michael Nechipurenko...

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

ICYMI: Week of May 24 – Wrap students, signing day and the need for students to be vaccinated

Tess Alongi June 1, 2021

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Tess Alongi summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Editor Tess Alongi reported on Vaccines...

Weekly Breakdown Episode 28: MCAS and Public Library

Weekly Breakdown Episode 28: MCAS and Public Library

In this weekly podcast, WSPN’s reporters Ellie Smith, Deirdre Brown and Jackie Cahaly break down each week’s Wayland news in a timely manner to keep you in the know. wspn · Weekly Breakdown Episode...

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.. Later this year, the nine justices of the Supreme Court will weigh in on a case concerning the limits of student expression when off-campus.

Supreme Court to Decide First Amendment Case, Students Fear Consequences

Michael Nechipurenko May 31, 2021

The United States Supreme Court is set to decide a ground-breaking lawsuit, entitled Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. The suit, which questions the power of the First Amendment concerning student expression...

The class officer results are now finalized and students can see the results in their emails.

BREAKING NEWS: Class officer results

Tess Alongi May 28, 2021

Wayland High School English Teacher and Student Council Advisor Kelsey Pitcairn emailed the class officer results to WHS students after last block on Friday, May 28. Voting began on Wednesday, May 26,...

Meet the 2022 Student Council President, Vice President candidates

Emily Chafe and Katherine Kim May 28, 2021

From June 9-11, WHS students will be able to vote for the 2021-2022 Student Council President and Vice President. Three teams are running this year, and they are juniors Ben Chen and Taylor Hsu, Luciano...

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