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Alcoholic apple juice sold from snack bar

Alcoholic apple juice sold from snack bar

Charlie Moore

December 14, 2017


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Senior Kyle Camphausen purchased two bottles of Apple & Eve apple juice from the WHS snack bar on Thursday, Dec. 14. Settling down with his table of friends, he opened one and took a sip. Instead of sweet and smooth apple juice, Camphausen tasted a sour, carbonated flavor; only then he realized the...

In Case You Missed It: Week of December 4

In Case You Missed It: Week of December 4

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao

December 13, 2017


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In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” WSPN’s news editor Nathan Zhao and assistant news editor Kevin Wang summarize stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Assistant Editor Kevin Wang explained the situation behind freshman Michael Long's sale of ...

Cases of mononucleosis on the rise at WHS

Cases of mononucleosis on the rise at WHS

Caterina Tomassini

December 11, 2017


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WHS has recently seen an increase in the number of students coming down with infectious mononucleosis, also known as “mono.” Mono is a contagious disease often spread by sharing saliva, which is why mono is also commonly referred to as the “kissing disease.” Although mono can be spread by...

Snapchat, iMessage and FaceTime blocked on school servers

Snapchat, iMessage and FaceTime blocked on school servers

Caterina Tomassini

December 10, 2017


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The WHS administration recently blocked iMessage and FaceTime on student laptops and Snapchat on phones on Friday, Dec. 1. Students are no longer able to make FaceTime calls and send texts from their computers, and cannot access Snapchat from their phones while connected to the school network. As...

Freshman Michael Long designs and sells alternative class sweatshirts

Freshman Michael Long designs and sells alternative class sweatshirts

Kevin Wang

December 9, 2017


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The WHS Class of 2021's executive board recently completed its sales period for class sweatshirts, but it was not alone in this endeavor. In unprecedented fashion, freshman Michael Long designed and ordered his own brand of class sweatshirts, which he made available for purchase during a simultaneous...

Weekly News Preview: Orchestra concert, focus group, and toys for tots drive

Weekly News Preview: Orchestra concert, focus group, and toys for tots drive

News Section

December 5, 2017


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The annual winter WHS and WMS orchestra concert will take place on Dec. 18 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the WHS theater. The WHS Art Exhibit will simultaneously be open for viewing in the Commons. The Wayland Police Department will serve as a drop-off location for the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for...

Turf field renovation approved

Turf field renovation approved

Jay Abdella and Caterina Tomassini

December 5, 2017


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The recent special town meeting at Wayland High School passed two warrants dedicated to financing the future renovations of the high school fields. The finances in question will be used towards creating the designs for the renovations. These renovations are expected to start in the summer of 2018 and...

In Case You Missed It: Weeks of November 20 and 27

In Case You Missed It: Weeks of November 20 and 27

Nathan Zhao and Kevin Wang

December 5, 2017


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In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” WSPN’s news editor Nathan Zhao and assistant news editor Kevin Wang summarize stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN's Teresa Hank, Kevin Wang and Caterina Tomassini examined the student's council decision to include both dodgeball and color blast in this year's spirit day. Features: Repo...

Spirit day to include dodgeball and color blast

Spirit day to include dodgeball and color blast

Teresa Hank Gomez, Kevin Wang, and Caterina Tomassini

November 20, 2017


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The WHS student council has decided to include both the recently introduced “Color Blast” event, and the traditional dodgeball tournament preceding the annual Spirit Day, which will occur on Nov. 22. Color Blast took place on Nov. 20 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m at the high school. The date of the dodgeball...

In Case You Missed It: Week of November 13

In Case You Missed It: Week of November 13

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao

November 19, 2017


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In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” WSPN’s news editor Nathan Zhao and assistant news editor Kevin Wang summarize stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN’s very own co-sports editor and senior Jackie Stoller recently signed her Nationa...

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