Wayland Student Press

  • Construction has begun on the WHS turf, tennis courts, and softball field

  • Student council voting to occur on Wednesday June 12 and Thursday June 13 in the Commons throughout all lunches

  • Advisory to change next year: meet multiple times a week, only grade-based

  • Nicole Haghdoust selected for the World Language Department Chair position in place of Melissa Bryant

  • Sean Gass, head of Upper School at the Salem Academy Charter School, to replace Ethan Dolleman as assistant principal

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Aiden Chitkara

June 12, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Sports, Warrior Weekly, WSPN

The first ever NFL game was  in 1920, the first ever MLB game was in 1876 and the first ever PLL game was on June 1, last Saturday. The PLL (Premier Lacrosse League) played its inaugural game in Boston last weekend. The league is made up of six teams, none of which have a “home” field. The le...

Administration to implement reworked advisory

Administration to implement reworked advisory

Kyle Chen

June 12, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The advisory system at WHS will see a significant rework at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Advisory meetings will consist of seven-minute sessions between blocks two and three on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. In addition, advisories will be grouped by individual grade, this will...

Meet the Student Council presidential candidates

Meet the Student Council presidential candidates

Isabella Arenas

June 11, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Student Council elections will take place on June 12 and June 13 during all lunches. Students run together as a pair of a president and vice president. WSPN met with the Student Council president and vice president candidates. Gavyn Davies (President) Why are you running? "I'm running for Student Counc...

Spring sports playoff update (5 teams)

Spring sports playoff update (5 teams)

Hailey Robinson, CJ Brown, Aiden Chitkara, Josh Schreiber, and Max Brande

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Girls Lacrosse The No. 1 seeded girls varsity lacrosse team defeated No. 9 Holliston in the second round after receiving a bye in the first round. Last season, the girls made it to the state semifinals but ultimately fell 10-13 to Bromfield. After falling just short of the state finals last year, the t...

Softball moves to Cochituate Field amid field construction

Softball moves to Cochituate Field amid field construction

Madeline Maurer

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

This year, the athletic facilities at WHS were approved for a near-complete renovation. Although the turf field renovation is the face of the project, many other changes are being made to the WHS campus. Upon entering the school grounds, one can see the first steps of this project: the clearing of the...

ICYMI: Week of June 3

ICYMI: Week of June 3

Meredith Prince

June 10, 2019


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

Features: WSPN’s Jessica Reilly took a close look into sophomore Julia Mele’s passion for dancing. Reilly also reflected on the senior events and how seniors feel about not having a senior prom. Sports: Reporters CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara alongside WSPN’s Charlie Moore discussed Wayland’s sports teams in playoffs and their opinions on the Bruins and Red Sox in e...

ICYMI: Week of May 27

ICYMI: Week of May 27

Meredith Prince

June 3, 2019


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

News: WSPN’s Max Brande took a close look into the senior assassin website created by senior Matt Karle. Features: WSPN’s Meredith Prince and Caitlin Newton reflected on how the WHS policies are influenced by tragedies around the country. Sports: WSPN’s Julia Callini captured the varsi...

News Brief: Structural changes to advisory

News Brief: Structural changes to advisory

Meredith Prince

May 29, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Several changes are coming to Advisory next year. During the May 29 advisory, the administration announced the initial two significant structural changes planned. The first change is that the daily school schedule will be changed so that advisories will meet almost every day for seven minutes in between...

A website for the future: Karle streamlines Senior Assassin

A website for the future: Karle streamlines Senior Assassin

Max Brande

May 29, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Senior Assassin is up and running for the Class of 2019 at WHS with a unique addition to the game. Senior Matt Karle and a few of his classmates collaborated to create a website to help the game stay organized. In past years of Senior Assassin, there has not been any website to keep the game organized....

ICYMI: Week of May 20

ICYMI: Week of May 20

Meredith Prince

May 28, 2019


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

News: Reporters Isabella Arenas and Allie Nunn looked behind the scenes of WaySub, a website to pre-order lunch sandwiches. Reporter Madeline Maurer previewed the upcoming senior events. Features: WSPN’s Jessica Reilly took a close look into internship opportunities and how WHS students are using t...

News Brief: Update on the school start times

News Brief: Update on the school start times

Meredith Prince

May 28, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland Superintendent Dr. Arthur Unobskey will send out detailed information about the new school start time implementation by June 14 to families and staff. For now, here is an update by the School Committee about some common questions regarding the new start time. After School Clubs - The administra...

WaySub: Students launch deli pre-order website to facilitate lunches

WaySub: Students launch deli pre-order website to facilitate lunches

Isabella Arenas and Allie Nunn

May 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The chaos of the Commons around lunch time can often be overwhelming. The deli line piles up out of the door, as masses of students invade the cafeteria to find a seat. Senior Rafael Chaves, and juniors Michael Chen and Jasper Hsu have created an alternative route to help solve the problem. To suspend...

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