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  • 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

BREAKING NEWS: Head coach of boys varsity crew vacates post

BREAKING NEWS: Head coach of boys varsity crew vacates post

Meredith Prince and Kevin Wang

May 14, 2019


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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

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

Kevin Wang

May 2, 2019


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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

BREAKING NEWS: Town approves renovation of athletic facilities

Alex Janoff

May 1, 2019


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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

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

Nathan Zhao

November 20, 2018


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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

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

Nathan Zhao

June 9, 2018


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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

UPDATED: Senior Assassin 2018 Live Updates

Janani Gandhi

May 2, 2018


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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...

UPDATED: Racist graffiti written on Timeline Tunnel

UPDATED: Racist graffiti written on Timeline Tunnel

Isabel Gitten

May 2, 2018


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On Tuesday, May 1, a WHS student reported racist graffiti on the Timeline Tunnel display in the history wing. The Timeline Tunnel display was set up for the METCO 50th anniversary celebration and depicted Wayland African-American history. The graffiti consisted of a racial slur written with permanent...

News Brief: Construction crew hits main gas line, heat to high school shut off

News Brief: Construction crew hits main gas line, heat to high school shut off

Nathan Zhao and Isabel Gitten

March 22, 2018


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Earlier today, a construction crew working at WHS hit the main gas line of the school in the outfield of the softball field. While Wayland Police and National Grid determine that no gas leak arose, the gas-powered heat to the school has been shut down for the rest of the day. WHS Principal Allyson...

BREAKING NEWS: Colin Meiselman dropping out of state senate race

BREAKING NEWS: Colin Meiselman dropping out of state senate race

WSPN Staff

March 13, 2018


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Wayland alumnus Colin Meiselman is dropping out of the Massachusetts Senate race. He sent WSPN the following statement. I got into this race last November because I felt like our district and state needed new kinds of leadership on Beacon Hill. I believe we currently have a government that is not ...

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Tuesday, March 13

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Tuesday, March 13

Duncan Stephenson

March 12, 2018


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All Wayland Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather tomorrow on Tuesday, March 13.

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, March 8

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, March 8

Janani Gandhi

March 8, 2018


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All Wayland Public Schools, including the Children’s Way and school offices, are closed due to inclement weather today on Thursday, March 8.

BREAKING NEWS: After school activities canceled Wednesday

BREAKING NEWS: After school activities canceled Wednesday

March 6, 2018


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Wayland superintendent Dr. Arthur Unobskey announced in an email at 8 p.m. on Tuesday that all after school activities will be canceled on Wednesday, March 7th due to the weather. There will be no special early dismissal on Wednesday, and school will end at the usual time, 1:05 p.m..

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