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  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

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 19, 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 8, 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..

BREAKING NEWS: Winter Week Movie Canceled

BREAKING NEWS: Winter Week Movie Canceled

Isabel Gitten

January 30, 2018


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The scheduled all-school viewing of the movie "Cool Runnings" on Wednesday has been canceled. "Cool Runnings" is about the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team's journey to the Winter Olympics. In an email sent to the entire school body, Principal Allyson Mizoguchi said "we have become aware of criticism related...

Breaking News: Closed Campus

Breaking News: Closed Campus

Duncan Stephenson

January 17, 2018


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As a result of inclement weather, the WHS campus will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17. If students need to leave campus, they can check out with the main office.

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, January 4th

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, January 4th

Isabel Gitten

January 3, 2018


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All Wayland Public Schools will be closed due to inclement weather on Thursday, January 4th. Thursday's "C day" will be skipped and Friday will be a "D day."

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