Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

ICYMI: Week of Dec. 3

ICYMI: Week of Dec. 3

Kevin Wang

December 10, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Reporters Joanna Barrow and CJ Brown examined the efforts of the "Sages and Seekers" program in closing the societal and cultural ga...

Students give back to daycare community with holiday cheer

Students give back to daycare community with holiday cheer

Jess Reilly

December 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The language department will visit the Yawkey Center daycare in Dorchester on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Department Head Melissa Bryant will lead the group attending this annual tradition, which is made up of 22 students. “[The trip] has been going on for over 40 years, so it’s been going on for a long...

Debate team collects silver bid to national tournament

Debate team collects silver bid to national tournament

Caterina Tomassini

December 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Two students from the WHS Debate team recently earned the school’s first silver bid to the Tournament of Champions (TOC). Senior co-captain Andy Wang and his partner, sophomore Atharva Weling, have collected one out of two bids necessary to compete in the national tournament held at the University...

News Brief: Ski teams to hold Ski Swap

News Brief: Ski teams to hold Ski Swap

Kevin Wang

December 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

The Alpine and Nordic ski teams will be holding their annual "Ski Swap" on Saturday, Dec. 8 to fundraise for practices and races. Students may drop off any lightly used or unused Alpine or Nordic ski equipment at the WHS Commons from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. The teams note that they can...

News Brief: Nocito to retire after three years at WHS

News Brief: Nocito to retire after three years at WHS

Kevin Wang

December 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

Assistant Principal James Nocito will retire during the summer of 2019 after three years at WHS and 34 years in public education. He announced his decision to faculty members on Monday, Dec. 3, and Principal Allyson Mizoguchi notified the student body on the same day. As an administrator, Nocito highly va...

Students and local seniors bridge age gap in Wayland

Students and local seniors bridge age gap in Wayland

Joanna Barrow and CJ Brown

December 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

A new program at WHS called “Sages and Seekers” brings together local seniors, or “Sages,” and high school students, or “Seekers.” The program is intended to help bridge today’s generation with longtime residents. By fostering discussion and sharing experiences, the students and seniors...

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 26

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 26

Kevin Wang

December 3, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN's Nathan Zhao broke the outcome of the School Committee vote on next year's school start times. The committee voted 4-1 in favor to change school times to begin at 8:35 a.m. and end at 3:10 p.m. while retaining an early release on Wednesda...

Football defeats Weston in annual Thanksgiving game (28 photos)

Football defeats Weston in annual Thanksgiving game (28 photos)

Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert

November 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The boys' varsity football team defeated Weston in the annual Thanksgiving game. The game was moved to Wednesday night due to the extreme cold expected on Thanksgiving morning. The game was played at Wayland and ended with a final score of 48-8....

BREAKING NEWS: School Committee votes to revise district school start times

BREAKING NEWS: School Committee votes to revise district school start times

Nathan Zhao

November 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, Showcase, WSPN

After three hours of public debate, the Wayland School Committee voted 4-1 to push back school start times. The new start times will be as follows: 7:55 a.m. for the elementary schools, 8:35 a.m. for Wayland High School and 8:40 a.m. for Wayland Middle School. The new times will be effective at the start...

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 12

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 12

Kevin Wang

November 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” news editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Editor Kevin Wang conducted a three-part analysis of the changing school start times in Wayland. "Part I: The Start Times" details the...

Students to stand against shifting school start times

Students to stand against shifting school start times

Kyle Chen

November 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Students at WHS have organized a walkout on Monday, Nov. 19 to protest the Wayland School Committee’s proposed plans to change the school start times next year. The walkout, initiated by junior Jaden Brewington, will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the courtyard. Participating students will meet in either the me...

Clock is ticking on school start times

Clock is ticking on school start times

Kevin Wang

November 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN's News and Copy Editor Kevin Wang conducted an in-depth analysis of the school start times debate, from beginning to present. This story is organized into three parts: The Start Times, 7:30 vs 8:30 a.m. and Implementation.

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