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

News Brief: Nicole Haghdoust selected as new World Language Department Head

News Brief: Nicole Haghdoust selected as new World Language Department Head

Meredith Prince

May 21, 2019


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With Melissa Bryant retiring at the end of this school year, another teacher will have to step up as the World Language Department Head. After a long process of interviews and classroom visitations, Spanish teacher Nicole Haghdoust has been selected for the position. She was the only applicant who currently...

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


Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

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...

News Brief: WHSTE performs “She Kills Monsters”

News Brief: WHSTE performs “She Kills Monsters”

Isabella Arenas and Allie Nunn

May 9, 2019


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The WHSTE ensemble will perform their spring play, “She Kills Monsters” from May 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. in the WHS theater. According to Director Aidan O'Hara, the play will be based on drama and comedy. “The story tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following...

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


Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

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...

LSRHS guidance counselor selected as next WHS assistant principal

LSRHS guidance counselor selected as next WHS assistant principal

Cammy Lehr

April 8, 2019


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WHS Principal Allyson Mizoguchi announced the new assistant principal and James Nocito's replacement to be Laura Cole after a process of interviewing and community meets. In the spring, students will receive more opportunities to get to know her. Cole is currently working as the counseling department...

News Brief: Robotics team qualifies for district championship

News Brief: Robotics team qualifies for district championship

Kevin Wang

April 8, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

The WHS robotics team has qualified for the New England District Championship competition by finishing in the top 30% of all teams in New England, marking the fourth time the team has advanced to the championship in its five-year existence. The competition runs from April 10 to April 13 at the Worcester Poly...

Wayland Public Schools: 10 years as one of the Best Communities For Music Education

Wayland Public Schools: 10 years as one of the Best Communities For Music Education

Jessica Reilly

April 8, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland is most recognized for its high standard of public education. However, the elite education offered is far greater than core subjects such as English, math, history, and the various sciences. Many Wayland students have experienced first-hand that the town is home to a high-profile musical education...

News Brief: WSPN to hold final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

News Brief: WSPN to hold final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

WSPN Staff

April 4, 2019


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WSPN is excited to announce its second SAT practice test fundraiser with Revolution Prep. We will be offering a practice SAT test at Wayland High School on April 6. The cost for the test is $20 and all proceeds support WSPN and our trip to attend the NSPA journalism convention. Problems regarding...

News Brief: WHS music society hosts charity event, invites local musicians

News Brief: WHS music society hosts charity event, invites local musicians

Aiden Chitkara

March 26, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland High School musicians will be performing in the National Tri-M National Honors Society (NHS) charity event on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Wayland High School Theater. The event has been put together by the Creative Arts Parents Association (CAPA). WHS honors ensembles, including the...

News Brief: Sports Junkies to host Sweet 16 bracket challenge, enter by March 27

News Brief: Sports Junkies to host Sweet 16 bracket challenge, enter by March 27

Charlie Moore

March 25, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Is your bracket busted? Do you wish you could take another shot at it? Like everyone else in the country, your bracket is no longer perfect - however, you can try again! Join Sports Junkies’ FREE Sweet 16 contest. Pick from the Sweet 16 on and compete for a $25 gift card prize to any store you want....

News Brief: Three assistant principal finalists visit WHS

News Brief: Three assistant principal finalists visit WHS

Kevin Wang

March 23, 2019


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Three finalists for the vacant assistant principal position pending James Nocito's upcoming retirement visited WHS on Thursday, March 21 after an interview process with six to eight candidates from March 13-14. The three candidates to emerge were Jeffrey Becker of Boston Green Academy, Laura Cole of...

News Brief: March Madness picks open

News Brief: March Madness picks open

Aiden Chitkara

March 21, 2019


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The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Committee picked and seeded the 68-team field on Sunday, March 17. The Duke Blue Devils were selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament. The Blue Devils have coasted through the regular season due to their trio of freshman - according to ESPN Top 100, Du...

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