Wayland Student Press

  • Laura Cole, LSRHS guidance counselor, is chosen as next assistant principal of WHS

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • WSPN to host final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

  • Junior Kyle Chen places third in national piano competition

  • WHSTE's "Pronoun" qualifies for state finals at Old John Hancock Hall

  • Retirement party for Happy Hollow Principal Jim Lee on June 6, send favorite memories to [email protected]

  • Class of 2021 selects the Hyatt Regency Boston as next year's prom venue

  • Class of 2022 runs mattress fundraiser

  • CAPA a cappella concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 6

  • Seniors Lauren Campbell, Eric McGonagle, Myle Larsen to host Progressive Dinner on March 30

TB at WHS limited to one public case

TB at WHS limited to one public case

Caterina Tomassini

April 9, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Principal Allyson Mizoguchi informed students and parents about a case of Tuberculosis (TB) via email on Feb. 28. The bacterial disease affected only one student at WHS, senior Anthony Huynh. Huynh gave WSPN permission to use his name. After a substantial amount of testing among Huynh's peers, it seems...

LSRHS guidance counselor selected as next WHS assistant principal

LSRHS guidance counselor selected as next WHS assistant principal

Cammy Lehr

April 8, 2019


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

WHS Principal Allyson Mizoguchi announced the new assistant principal and James Nocito's replacement to be Laura Cole after a process of interviewing and community meets. In the spring, students will receive more opportunities to get to know her. Cole is currently working as the counseling department...

News Brief: Robotics team qualifies for district championship

News Brief: Robotics team qualifies for district championship

Kevin Wang

April 8, 2019


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

The WHS robotics team has qualified for the New England District Championship competition by finishing in the top 30% of all teams in New England, marking the fourth time the team has advanced to the championship in its five-year existence. The competition runs from April 10 to April 13 at the Worcester Poly...

Wayland Public Schools: 10 years as one of the Best Communities For Music Education

Wayland Public Schools: 10 years as one of the Best Communities For Music Education

Jessica Reilly

April 8, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland is most recognized for its high standard of public education. However, the elite education offered is far greater than core subjects such as English, math, history, and the various sciences. Many Wayland students have experienced first-hand that the town is home to a high-profile musical education...

News Brief: WSPN to hold final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

News Brief: WSPN to hold final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

WSPN Staff

April 4, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, WSPN

WSPN is excited to announce its second SAT practice test fundraiser with Revolution Prep. We will be offering a practice SAT test at Wayland High School on April 6. The cost for the test is $20 and all proceeds support WSPN and our trip to attend the NSPA journalism convention. Problems regarding...

Freshman e-board raises $4400 from mattress fundraiser

Freshman e-board raises $4400 from mattress fundraiser

Cammy Lehr

April 3, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Class of 2022 stepped out of traditional fundraising attempts at WHS by selling mattress on Sunday, March 31. While the fundraiser is a somewhat new and unique one, the class was able to raise $4400 as a result of the fundraiser. The idea first started when the mattress company approached freshman...

Progressive Dinner to be held for The Class of 2019

Progressive Dinner to be held for The Class of 2019

Aiden Chitkara

March 28, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Class of 2019 will be attending the fifth annual Wayland High School “Progressive Dinner” on Saturday, March 30. Every year, students in the senior class participate in an event called the Progressive Dinner, where students eat their way through town. Over the course of the night, members of...

ICYMI: Week of March 18

ICYMI: Week of March 18

Kevin Wang

March 28, 2019


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: Reporter Cammy Lehr localized the climate change strike that spurred students from 30 different countries to skip school to promote a healthier environment. According to a WSPN poll taken before the strike, 18.1 perc...

News Brief: WHS music society hosts charity event, invites local musicians

News Brief: WHS music society hosts charity event, invites local musicians

Aiden Chitkara

March 26, 2019


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

Wayland High School musicians will be performing in the National Tri-M National Honors Society (NHS) charity event on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Wayland High School Theater. The event has been put together by the Creative Arts Parents Association (CAPA). WHS honors ensembles, including the...

News Brief: Sports Junkies to host Sweet 16 bracket challenge, enter by March 27

News Brief: Sports Junkies to host Sweet 16 bracket challenge, enter by March 27

Charlie Moore

March 25, 2019


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

Is your bracket busted? Do you wish you could take another shot at it? Like everyone else in the country, your bracket is no longer perfect - however, you can try again! Join Sports Junkies’ FREE Sweet 16 contest. Pick from the Sweet 16 on and compete for a $25 gift card prize to any store you want....

News Brief: Three assistant principal finalists visit WHS

News Brief: Three assistant principal finalists visit WHS

Kevin Wang

March 23, 2019


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

Three finalists for the vacant assistant principal position pending James Nocito's upcoming retirement visited WHS on Thursday, March 21 after an interview process with six to eight candidates from March 13-14. The three candidates to emerge were Jeffrey Becker of Boston Green Academy, Laura Cole of...

News Brief: March Madness picks open

News Brief: March Madness picks open

Aiden Chitkara

March 21, 2019


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

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Committee picked and seeded the 68-team field on Sunday, March 17. The Duke Blue Devils were selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament. The Blue Devils have coasted through the regular season due to their trio of freshman - according to ESPN Top 100, Du...

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