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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...

News Brief: Superintendent Arthur Unobskey calls for 2-hour delay, potential cancellation

News Brief: Superintendent Arthur Unobskey calls for 2-hour delay, potential cancellation

Kevin Wang

December 2, 2019

WPS Superintendent Arthur Unobskey announced to parents and faculty through email that there will be at least two-hour delay to the start times across Wayland Public Schools on Tuesday, Dec. 3 due to inclement weather. Below are the updated start times: 9:55 a.m.: Elementary 10:35 a.m.: High School 10:40...

ICYMI: Week of November 18 – Hack-a-thon, quarter one reflections, ‘b-word ban’

ICYMI: Week of November 18 – Hack-a-thon, quarter one reflections, ‘b-word ban’

Meredith Prince

November 25, 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 Rebeca Kamens-Gil snapped 10 photos and wrote about the WHS Computer Science Club's Hack-a-thon, "Hackaway for Good." Meanwhile, editor Meredith Prince briefed the 2020 WHS TEDx event, which ...

News Brief: Previewing Spirit Week events and psyches

News Brief: Previewing Spirit Week events and psyches

Meredith Prince

November 24, 2019

This week from Nov. 25-27, WHS will be holding several events and psyches to get students excited for Thanksgiving break. Below are a list of activities and psyches for this week. SCHOOL ACTIVITIES Monday: Student-Faculty Basketball Game (field house) at 7 p.m. Tuesday: Color Blast (academic buildi...

Spirit Day Sneak Peek

Spirit Day Sneak Peek

Max Brande and Garrett Spooner

November 24, 2019

With the second quarter in full swing, students around WHS are finding that they need a break from their demanding schoolwork and rigorous classes. On Wednesday, Nov. 27, students will participate in Spirit Day, an annual tradition at WHS. The entire school will begin the Thanksgiving vacation with a...

WHS Computer Science Club organizes Hack-a-thon

WHS Computer Science Club organizes Hack-a-thon

Joanna Barrow and Rebeca Kamens-Gil

November 24, 2019

The WHS computer science club hosted “Hackaway for Good” on Saturday, Nov. 16, an event in which participants developed their coding skills and designed technology to help those with disabilities. “We are focusing on building things and applications that can help the visually impaired,...

News Brief: WHS TEDx 2020 Looking For Speakers/Volunteers

News Brief: WHS TEDx 2020 Looking For Speakers/Volunteers

Meredith Prince

November 20, 2019

The Wayland [email protected] Core Team (Aydan McGah, Fatma Sayeh, Charlotte Salistky, Charlie Moore, David Lathan, Emmie O'Shaughnessy and Ben Chen) announced that the program will be hosting a [email protected] event at Wayland High School in May 2020. During the 2015 and 2016 school years, Wayland...

ICYMI: Week of November 11 – Chopped champion, start times effects, ‘Chicago’ dress rehearsal

ICYMI: Week of November 11 – Chopped champion, start times effects, ‘Chicago’ dress rehearsal

Meredith Prince

November 18, 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 highlighted Wayland seventh grader Maya Noyes, who won the Thanksgiving special of the show "Chopped Junior." “[Winning 'Chopped Junior'] is pretty ...

Debate team qualifies to gold division of National Tournament

Debate team qualifies to gold division of National Tournament

Josh Schreiber and Andrew Boyer

November 17, 2019

In schools across the world, debate teams are valued for training students in public speaking, critical thinking and exemplifying grace under pressure. At WHS, junior debate partners Atharva Weling and Randy Wang qualified for the Tournament of Champions with two gold bids, while junior captain Sam Goldstone...

News Brief: Girls varsity soccer competes as the last WHS team in playoffs

News Brief: Girls varsity soccer competes as the last WHS team in playoffs

Hailey Robinson

November 15, 2019

The 11th seeded girls varsity soccer team won the Division Three North semifinal against the 18th seed, Pentucket. The girls defeated Pentucket 3-0 with two goals scored by senior captain Kayla Poulsen and one made by junior Tali Wong. "We've done a lot of team bonding off the field to improve our...

Wayland 7th Grader Maya Noyes Wins ‘Chopped Junior’

Wayland 7th Grader Maya Noyes Wins ‘Chopped Junior’

Josh Schreiber

November 12, 2019

WMS seventh grader Maya Noyes officially won the grand prize of $10,000 following the airing of the Food Network’s “Chopped Junior” Thanksgiving special on Nov. 12. Noyes watched the episode while surrounded by friends and family on Tuesday night. At just twelve years old, Noyes was crowned vi...

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