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2 gold-rated houses open up in Wayland

2 gold-rated houses open up in Wayland

Madeline Maurer and Joanna Barrow

June 20, 2019

As the issue of climate change continues to become more prevalent, activists and the common person alike are attempting to slow the rate of damage, or better yet, stop the environment from further deterioration. For some, this change is brought about by the appliances in their homes. A couple of homes...

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Caterina Tomassini

June 19, 2019

Sophomore Atharva Weling is the winner of the 14th annual Freedom Prize Essay contest. Not only does Weling get to put this honorary title on his future college resumé, but he also walked away with a $500 check and a framed certificate. Each year, all 10th graders at WHS write essays regarding freedom...

News Brief: Student Council Election Results

News Brief: Student Council Election Results

Meredith Prince

June 19, 2019

The Student Council board for the 2019-2020 school year has been elected. Check below for the list of winners. President: Shawn Bernier Vice President: CJ Brown Secretary: Anthony Xue Treasurer: Josh Snyder Class of 2020 Representatives: Megan Sin Emma Kiernan Adianez Cabral Class ...

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Aiden Chitkara

June 12, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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....

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