Wayland Student Press

  • June 1WHS 2019-20 grades will not factor into students' GPAs
  • May 5As of May 6, it's the law in Massachusetts to wear a mask if one is in public and is unable to social distance
  • April 24All MA Schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, work to remain online
  • April 8March and May College Board SAT's are cancelled due to coronavirus
  • April 8Coronavirus outbreak causes schools across the country to switch to remote online learning
  • April 8Q3 and Q4 will collectively be graded as pass/fail, work begins to be required on April 13
  • March 17WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam through Revolution Prep to be administered online
  • February 6Submit ideas for the Monday Minute on our google form which is under "Broadcast"
  • February 6The construction site behind the school is closed to the public, no one should be on the turf or track until the construction fence is removed
  • September 17View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"

BREAKING NEWS: Superintendent Arthur Unobskey leaving Wayland in June 2021

Dr. Arthur Unobskey, Superintendent of Wayland Public Schools, will be leaving his position in June of 2021.

Taylor McGuire

May 8, 2020

Dr. Arthur Unobskey, Superintendent of the Wayland Public Schools, will be leaving his position in June of 2021. The Wayland School Committee sent out an email to Wayland families on Friday afternoon, May 8. "Unobskey has concluded that he would prefer to move to a more urban district," the committee...

News Brief: WHS sophomore Rachaell Redgate reported missing

Sophomore Rachaell Redgate (middle) is interviewed by WSPN reporter Josh Schreiber for

Charlie Moore and Kevin Wang

February 26, 2020

WHS sophomore Rachaell Redgate has been reported as a missing person according to a Feb. 26 Fall River Police Department release via Facebook. Redgate was last seen in Wayland on Feb. 10. The FRPD report states that Redgate has been missing for over two weeks. The report claims Redgate traveled to Fall River, which is about 60 miles to the south of Wayland. The FRPD has asked the public to contact the following numbers with any tips: FRPD: (508) 676-8511 Fall River Major Crimes Division Detectives: (508) 324-2796 Wayland PD: +1 (508) 358-4721 The Lost: +1 (800) 843-5678 TIPS: at (508) 672-8477 (anonymous) This is a developing story....

News Brief: Class of 2020 announces Senior Show directors

The WHS Class of 2019 ending their Senior Show last March. This March, the Class of 2020 will take the stage for their own Senior Show.

Charlie Moore

October 23, 2019

The Senior Show is an annual tradition held at WHS where the senior class performs for students, faculty and parents in March. The Class of 2020 Executive Board has announced the four directors, which were voted in by members of the senior class. The four directors for this year's show are: Owen Smith, ...

News Brief: Bells will not run Thursday, Sept. 26

Today, Sept. 26, WHS will follow an extended advisory bell schedule. The bells will not run today.

Meredith Prince

September 26, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 26, the WHS schedule will run as an extended advisory bell schedule. However, due to the power outage yesterday, the bells cannot be changed to run for the extended advisory schedule. They would ring in tune with the normal bell schedule, so the bells will not run at all today to avoid...

BREAKING NEWS: Power outages at WHS, Happy Hollow

WHS and Happy Hollow experienced short power outages at approximately 11 a.m. on Sept. 25.

Kevin Wang

September 25, 2019

The power went out in the South Building at WHS at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Power went out in the North Building shortly after, and Happy Hollow Elementary School suffered an outage as well. While Happy Hollow's energy status is currently unknown, the power returned to WHS at approximately...

BREAKING NEWS: Risk level of EEE virus raised to high in Wayland

The spread of EEE virus to humans occurs through the bite of infected mosquitoes. The virus has been found in 400 mosquito samples this year, and Wayland is now at a high risk for mosquitoes carrying it.

Meredith Prince

September 8, 2019

As of Sept. 6, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) raised the risk level for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in Wayland to high. This is due to two additional cases of EEE virus infection, a woman in her 60s from Northborough and a five-year-old girl in Sudbury...

BREAKING NEWS: Head coach of boys varsity crew vacates post

Shayne Bolduc, the former head coach of the boys varsity crew team, is no longer with the organization.

Meredith Prince and Kevin Wang

May 14, 2019

Shayne Bolduc, the former head coach of Wayland-Weston boys varsity crew, is no longer with the team. The Wayland-Weston crew website corroborates that Beth Kazimer is currently the only listed coach of the varsity boys, and Bolduc is mentioned only in the "Older Coach Pages" section. This ma...

BREAKING NEWS: Asst. Principal Dolleman to depart for Norton principalship

Pictured is Assistant Principal Ethan Dolleman in 2014 when he was hired for an assistant principalship at WHS. Dolleman will now begin the 2019-2020 school year as principal of Norton High School.

Kevin Wang

May 2, 2019

Assistant Principal Ethan Dolleman will be leaving WHS to become principal of Norton High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Dolleman has served as a WHS assistant principal for five years and recently taken increased roles with eSchool scheduling and a freshman history class. Dolleman's departure...

BREAKING NEWS: Town approves renovation of athletic facilities

The Wayland town meeting voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve renovations to WHS' athletic facilities.

Alex Janoff

May 1, 2019

After 35 minutes of public debate, the article in Wayland’s 2019 Annual Warrant to renovate WHS’ athletic facilities passed at 7:39 p.m. on April 30. The motion, Article 13, passed by a margin of 1,030 votes in favor to 228 opposed, exceeding the 2/3 margin required by the town’s bylaws. Prop...

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

Teachers, parents and community members gather in the senior center of the Town Building at the School Committee Meeting on Monday, Nov. 19. The committee voted 4-1 to revise school start times; as a result, WHS classes will start at 8:35 a.m. next year.

Nathan Zhao

November 20, 2018

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...

News Brief: Three Wayland-Weston Crew boats advance to national semifinals, livestream available

Members of the Wayland-Weston crew team at the Golden Gate Bridge while touring San Francisco before the regatta.

Nathan Zhao

June 9, 2018

At the 2018 USRowing Youth National Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, CA, Wayland-Weston Crew advanced all three of its entries to the semifinals. The women's lightweight 8+, open 2-, and lightweight 4+ will compete on Saturday, June 9 in the semifinal and Sunday, June 10 in the A or B final,...

UPDATED: Senior Assassin 2018 Live Updates

Assassin is a game and senior class tradition in which students must squirt water on other student targets in order to eliminate them. The top three finishers and assassin with the most kills will receive sizable cash prizes. WSPN will be updating this page throughout the game, so check back to see who's still in and who has been eliminated.

Janani Gandhi

May 2, 2018

Every year, the senior class takes part in an annual tradition called Senior Assassin. Seniors who choose to participate use water guns to take out their given targets, and the game continues until there is one person left standing. This game is organized outside of school, and students are not allowed...

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