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News Brief: “Standing with our Neighbors: United Against Hate” event to be held at Islamic Center of Boston

News Brief: “Standing with our Neighbors: United Against Hate” event to be held at Islamic Center of Boston

Nathan Zhao
December 8, 2016
Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, WSPN

On Sunday, Nov. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., a march will take place at the Islamic Center of Boston (ICB) in Wayland. According to an email sent by Principal Allyson Mizoguchi to all faculty at WHS, the march is in response to a "hateful note" received by the ICB last week. ICB president Ma...

News Brief: “Chronicle” filming METCO students at WHS

News Brief: “Chronicle” filming METCO students at WHS

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao
December 8, 2016
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On Thursday, December 8, a small camera crew from the TV show "Chronicle" will film a segment about two Boston resident WHS students who are a part of the METCO program, freshman Jaden Brewington and senior Jenia Brewington. Footage of the students' day at school will be used in an episode of the show...

Wayland superintendent Paul Stein reflects on retirement

Wayland superintendent Paul Stein reflects on retirement

Hannah Rice and Kate Balicki
November 29, 2016
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On October 17th, Wayland Public Schools Superintendent Paul Stein announced in an email to all parents and teachers that he will retire at the end of this school year. Stein is retiring after working in education for 41 years. He has spent the last six years working with Wayland Public Schools. “I...

News Brief: bell schedule and preview for speaker on 11/29

News Brief: bell schedule and preview for speaker on 11/29

Jay Abdella
November 27, 2016
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Bell Schedule for Tuesday, Nov. 29: On Nov. 29, Ty Sells from Youth-To-Youth is coming to speak about healthy choices and making good decisions to the entire school. There will be two different assemblies depending on your third period class. Nov. 29 is a F day. There will also be an evening ...

WHS administration proposes new prom rules

WHS administration proposes new prom rules

Olivia Waldron, Anika Das, and Joyce Wu
November 22, 2016
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WHS administration is considering setting new rules for this year’s prom. According to Principal Allyson Mizoguchi, although no specifics have been decided, there will be changes in some basic rules for prom this year and in years to come. Mizoguchi plans to finalize and reveal the new rules to...

WHS Student Council implements new “color blast” event

WHS Student Council implements new “color blast” event

Kevin Wang, Joyce Wu, and Nathan Zhao
November 22, 2016
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The WHS student council has implemented a new event preceding Spirit Day called the “color blast,” which will take place on Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Students will decorate the hallways of the academic building following a color that the student council has set for them.

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News Brief: Camera-equipped drone to take pictures of WHS solar panels

News Brief: Camera-equipped drone to take pictures of WHS solar panels

Kevin Wang
November 17, 2016
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On Friday, a drone equipped with a camera will take pictures of solar panels located in the WHS parking lots. Principal Allyson Mizoguchi notified the student body through an email on Wednesday morning. The drone is from Ameresco, Inc., a renewable energy solution provider. According to Wayland's...

On Election Day, Wayland residents head to the polls

On Election Day, Wayland residents head to the polls

Meg Trogolo, Nathan Zhao, Janani Gandhi, Jay Abdella, and Abby Stoller
November 9, 2016
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On Tuesday afternoon, Wayland residents converged on the polls to choose America’s next president. Local political activists were out in force holding signs near polling places, and among those casting their ballots were WHS students and teachers. Outside Wayland Middle School, where precincts 2...

Donald Trump’s stance on foreign policy

Donald Trump’s stance on foreign policy

Kevin Wang
November 8, 2016
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Republican nominee Donald Trump’s foreign relations and national security policies have centered around “peace through strength, as his campaign website officially states. Trump intends to begin with strengthening the American military and subsequently tackling global issues including Middle Eastern...

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the legalization of recreational marijuana

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the legalization of recreational marijuana

Kyle Chen and Charlie Moore
November 8, 2016
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On November 8th, voters across the United States will go to their respective polling places to decide who will be the president for the next four years. However, the next commander-in-chief is not the only thing on the ballot - residents of Massachusetts will also be voting on a four-question referendum....

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the expansion of charter schools

Massachusetts voters prepare to vote on the expansion of charter schools

Olivia Waldron
November 8, 2016
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On November 8th, Massachusetts voters will not only help decide the next president, but also vote on four state ballot questions. These questions will include the right to have slot machines, the expansion of charter schools, the treatment of farm animals and the legalization of recreational marijuana. One...

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