Wayland Student Press

  • Junior Kyle Chen places third in national piano competition

  • WHSTE's "Pronoun" qualifies for state finals at Old John Hancock Hall

  • Retirement party for Happy Hollow Principal Jim Lee on June 6, send favorite memories to [email protected]

  • Class of 2021 selects the Hyatt Regency Boston as next year's prom venue

  • Class of 2022 runs mattress fundraiser

  • CAPA a cappella concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 6

  • Seniors Lauren Campbell, Eric McGonagle, Myle Larsen to host Progressive Dinner on March 30

  • WHSPO votes to withdraw prom bus subsidization to Class of 2020

  • Parents request $18,000 in donations for "Late Night" after prom

Students and local seniors bridge age gap in Wayland

Students and local seniors bridge age gap in Wayland

Joanna Barrow and CJ Brown

December 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

A new program at WHS called “Sages and Seekers” brings together local seniors, or “Sages,” and high school students, or “Seekers.” The program is intended to help bridge today’s generation with longtime residents. By fostering discussion and sharing experiences, the students and seniors...

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 26

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 26

Kevin Wang

December 3, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN's Nathan Zhao broke the outcome of the School Committee vote on next year's school start times. The committee voted 4-1 in favor to change school times to begin at 8:35 a.m. and end at 3:10 p.m. while retaining an early release on Wednesda...

Football defeats Weston in annual Thanksgiving game (28 photos)

Football defeats Weston in annual Thanksgiving game (28 photos)

Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert

November 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The boys' varsity football team defeated Weston in the annual Thanksgiving game. The game was moved to Wednesday night due to the extreme cold expected on Thanksgiving morning. The game was played at Wayland and ended with a final score of 48-8....

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


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

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...

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 12

ICYMI: Week of Nov. 12

Kevin Wang

November 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” news editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Editor Kevin Wang conducted a three-part analysis of the changing school start times in Wayland. "Part I: The Start Times" details the...

Students to stand against shifting school start times

Students to stand against shifting school start times

Kyle Chen

November 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Students at WHS have organized a walkout on Monday, Nov. 19 to protest the Wayland School Committee’s proposed plans to change the school start times next year. The walkout, initiated by junior Jaden Brewington, will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the courtyard. Participating students will meet in either the me...

Clock is ticking on school start times

Clock is ticking on school start times

Kevin Wang

November 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN's News and Copy Editor Kevin Wang conducted an in-depth analysis of the school start times debate, from beginning to present. This story is organized into three parts: The Start Times, 7:30 vs 8:30 a.m. and Implementation.

News Brief: WHS to administer MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey

News Brief: WHS to administer MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey

Christos Belibasakis

November 15, 2018


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

All Wayland High School students will participate in the MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey on Thursday, Nov. 15. The survey includes questions pertaining to student health and risky behaviors such as alcohol, tobacco and other substance use. It also asks about violence, bullying, cyberbullying, physical...

Mock midterms results

Mock midterms results

Julia Callini

November 14, 2018


Filed under Infographics, News, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

On Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6, the AP Government and Politics class held a mock midterm election for WHS in the commons. The following infographics detail the WHS results, as well as how they compared to the actual Massachusetts election results.       ...

Revamped Student Council implements new activities

Revamped Student Council implements new activities

Christos Belibasakis

November 13, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Student Council has chosen to implement new activities involving the student body this year in hopes of getting more students involved in student life. Held in the commons, one competition had studentents guessing how many pieces of candy corn were in a jar. The winner walked away with a $10 gift...

ICYMI: Week of November 5

ICYMI: Week of November 5

Kevin Wang

November 12, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” WSPN’s news editor Kevin Wang summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN's Julia Callini previewed the AP Government-sponsored mock midterm elections at WHS. According to AP Government teacher Eva Urba...

Administration implements new food policy

Administration implements new food policy

November 12, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, WSPN

The administration recently rolled out a new set of regulations regarding student consumption of food and beverage at WHS. The administration summarized the new rules in an official email to WHS newsletter subscribers: "When permitted by the teacher, students may continue eating their own food in...

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