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

ICYMI: Week of June 13 – Title IX, student budgeting and WHS cell phone usage

Nadya Chase June 21, 2022

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Nadya Chase summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Co-Editor-in-Chief Emily Roberge,...

The Wayland boys varsity tennis team wins the MIAA state championship game against Bedford. The team won the match 3-2.

Breaking News: Wayland boys varsity tennis team wins MIAA state championships

Nadya Chase June 19, 2022

On Saturday, June 18, the Wayland boys varsity tennis team competed in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) championships against Bedford. The game was held at 2 p.m. at the Massachusetts...

WHS alumni Lizzy Francis and Sam Goldstone began the process of creating a stand alone race class for freshmen in 2020. “I think that a large issue with this country in general, honestly, is just [people] being uneducated and being unaware of different experiences,” WHS alum Lizzy Francis said. “I think that [by] bringing awareness to these social situations, we become better people, and we create a new generation of people that are kinder to each other, willing to listen and willing to be advocates for those who cant be advocates.”

“We should do everything we can to implement change:” Proposing a mandatory race class at WHS

Alyssa Ao and Reva Datar June 17, 2022

In the summer of 2020, as efforts to address contemporary racism gained attention across the country, that momentum also became widespread in classrooms in a nationwide push to diversify school curricula....

Students in the AP Government and Politics class participate in a Civic Engagement Project every year. The project pushes them to take action towards issues, bills and policies that they feel passionate about.

I AM Bill: Civic Engagement Project pushes students to make changes in the world

Tina Su June 16, 2022

Every year, several Wayland High School students have voiced feeling helpless while scrolling through the news and seeing lawmakers pass policies and bills that they do not agree with. Juniors Trisha Raj...

Title IX: 50 years later

Title IX: 50 years later

It has been 50 years since the Title IX law passed, which prohibits discrimination in both school and programs funded by the government based on ones sex. Things have changed in those 50 years, but there...

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

ICYMI: Week of June 6 – senior trips, Wayland-Westford race workshops and the return of finals

Nadya Chase June 13, 2022

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Nadya Chase summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Staff Reporter Selena Liu broke...

AP classes continue at Wayland High School after the AP testing period. However, for many WHS students, the class environment is different now that the exams are over. “The [AP] class environment is drastically different now that the AP test has passed,” junior Grace Marto said.

AP class environments after the AP exam

Selena Liu June 9, 2022

To the relief of many Wayland High School students, the strenuous Advanced Placement (AP) testing period has passed. AP testing began on Monday, May 2, and ended on Friday, May 13. Nonetheless, teachers...

Senior Harrison Dietzius’s character, D.W., hides in the pyramids during Wayland High School Theater Ensemble’s production of David Crane’s “Epic Proportions.” Currently, Dietzius is stepping away from the acting side of theater by directing a self-written one-act called “JFK Space Zombies.” His one-act will be performed on June 10, 2022.

An outstanding performance: WHSTE senior one-acts

Ari Zukerman June 8, 2022

Following a year of successful performances, many members of the Wayland High School Theater Ensemble (WHSTE) are proud of the work they have accomplished throughout the year. WHSTE is now coming up on...

Weekly Breakdown Episode 56: Career day and MIAA tournaments

Weekly Breakdown Episode 56: Career day and MIAA tournaments

Lucy Grasso, Abby Raftery, and Morgen Warner June 7, 2022

wspn · Weekly Breakdown Episode 56: Career day and MIAA tournaments In this weekly podcast, WSPN reporters Lucy Grasso, Morgen Warner and Abby Raftery break down each week’s Wayland news in a timely...

In the first installment of Breaking Down Breaking News, staff reporter Selena Liu writes about the huge missing person problem in Mexico.

Breaking Down Breaking News: Mystery of missing people in Mexico

Selena Liu June 6, 2022

What you need to know: On Monday, May 16, Mexico officially passed the mark of 100,000 missing people. Everyday, millions of mothers, fathers, wives, husbands, children and grandparents continue to...

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

ICYMI: Week of May 30 – senior graduation, mass shootings in America and WMS flooding

Nadya Chase June 6, 2022

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Nadya Chase summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Staff Reporter Ari Zukerman interviewed...

News Editor Nadya Chase informs readers about the schedule changes occurring this week.

News Brief: Schedule changes this week

Nadya Chase June 5, 2022

On Tuesday, June 7 and Wednesday, June 8, freshmen will take the biology Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam. MCAS testing will occur during the first three blocks of each day in...

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