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"

Mask fundraiser for Black Lives Matter

The mask that is being sold is pictured above. It is a black triply-ply cotton face mask. All profits will be directly donated to the Black Lives Matter Foundation.

Eliya Howard-Delman

June 4, 2020

WSPN news editor, sophomore Taylor McGuire has launched a fundraiser to raise money for the Black Lives Matter Foundation. The fundraiser is selling facial coverings that say "Wayland Warriors" on them, and they will be sold for $15 each. All of the profits will go directly to the Black Lives Matter...

News Brief: Curbside pickup to be offered at Wayland Library

The Wayland Library will reopen for limited services starting Monday, June 1, after closing on March 16.

Taylor McGuire

June 1, 2020

As of June 1, the Wayland Public Library will be reopening some of their services so that readers can check out books again after over two months of closure. The library closed all services on Monday, March 16, due to COVID-19. However, services will not be conducted normally. People who wish to check...

News Brief: Wayland students organize shirt fundraiser for COVID-19 relief

An image of the t-shirts design shown in the gray color. The shirt is also available in white.

Garrett Spooner

May 16, 2020

Wayland sophomore and boys varsity soccer captain, Ben Chen, and boys varsity soccer coach, David Gavron, have organized a fundraiser to sell Wayland branded cotton t-shirts to raise money for the Wayland COVID-19 Relief Fund. All profits made will be donated directly to the fund. The mission of the...

News Brief: WSPN writers win Quill and Scroll Contest

WSPN’s Caterina Tomassini and Taylor McGuire were awarded as national winners of the Quill and Scroll 2020 International Writing, Photo and Multimedia contest.

Ellie Tyska and Meredith Prince

May 13, 2020

WSPN’s managing editor Caterina Tomassini and news editor Taylor McGuire were awarded as national winners of the Quill and Scroll 2020 International Writing, Photo and Multimedia contest. Currently enrolled high school students were invited to enter the International Writing, Photo and Multimedia...

News Brief: Chinese alumni group donates masks to Wayland, United States

Wayland residents are seen donating masks to Traditions of Wayland Senior Living. The masks were fundraised for by the from the Huanggang High School Alumni Association. “We're all in this together--it's not the Chinese vs the rest of the population,” WHS senior Amelia Ao said.

Taylor McGuire

May 4, 2020

A high school alumni group from China has fundraised money in order to donate thousands of masks to coom to support citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group is called the Huanggang High School Alumni Association, originating from Huanggang, China. The alumni association is based in the United...

News Brief: Former Wayland METCO director accuses district of discrimination

Former METCO director Mabel Reid-Wallace poses with METCO coordinator Mark Liddell, METCO students, and actress Debra Walton following Walton's performance of

Atharva Weling

April 15, 2020

Nearly a year after stepping down from her position, former Wayland METCO director Mabel Reid-Wallace has filed a discrimination complaint against Wayland Public School system. The complaint, which is a response to alleged discrimation on the grounds of sex and race by WPS, was first announced during...

News Brief: Second person cured of HIV in the world

Nine years after the first person was cured of HIV, the world finally has a second instance where a person was cured. Surprisingly, the treatment that ended up curing him was not meant to do so.

Dante Coppola

April 12, 2020

A man from London is the second person in the world to be cured of HIV. Adam Castillejo, now 40 years old, is still free of the virus more than 30 months after he completed anti-retroviral therapy. What makes the situation even more interesting is that the combination of drugs he was on as part of the...

BREAKING NEWS: Prom postponed to Sept. 12

Juniors pose at last year's prom. This school year, however, will not feature a traditional junior prom. Rather, the Class of 2021 will hold a senior prom on Sept. 12.

Kevin Wang

March 20, 2020

The junior class' prom has been postponed to Sept. 12, 2020. The decision was collectively made this morning by administration and advisers and officers from the class executive board. Moving the date will not incur any additional expenses, meaning that class pockets will not be burdened. The ticket...

News Brief: Boston Massacre Anniversary

This engraving by Paul Revere depicts British soldiers firing into a crowd of Bostonians upon command from their officer and is widely known as the image that represents the Boston Massacre.

Emily Chafe

March 8, 2020

On the evening of March 5th, 1770, two-hundred-and-fifty years ago Thursday, a confrontation between British soldiers and a mob of Bostonians turned deadly. It would come to be known as “The Boston Massacre.” For months leading up to the event, tensions were high between the citizens of Boston...

News Brief: Famous Latina director Ligiah Villalobos to visit WHS March 6

Pictured above is Ligiah Villalobos discussing her experience in creating the movie

Meredith Prince

March 3, 2020

Ligiah Villalobos is a Latina writer and producer who is best known for her work as head writer for the Nick Jr. show "Go, Diego! Go!" as well as producing and writing the Sundance film "Under the Same Moon." Villalobos will be visiting WHS on Friday, March 6 to give a presentation to students who take...

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: WSPN hosts practice SAT, ACT fundraiser

WSPN is hosting another round of practice SAT's and ACT's with Revolution Prep.

Dante Coppola

February 24, 2020

WSPN has once again partnered with Revolution Prep to give students a second chance to take a full-length practice SAT or ACT under simulated conditions. The practice exam can help build testing endurance while also giving real-time insight into how one would perform on the actual test. Upon registration,...

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