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

ICYMI: Week of September 24

ICYMI: Week of September 24

Kevin Wang

October 2, 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 Kyle Chen profiled Parry Graham, the new assistant superintendent of Wayland Public Schools. Graham most recently worked as principal of Nashoba Regional High School in Bolton. “I hope that what peo...

Profile: Assistant Superintendent Parry Graham

Profile: Assistant Superintendent Parry Graham

Kyle Chen

September 25, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Following the departure of Dr. Brad Crozier at the end of the 2017-2018 school year, Wayland Public Schools welcomed its new assistant superintendent, Parry Graham. Hailing from the south, Graham grew up in Nashville, North Carolina, and remains to this day a self-proclaimed, die-hard University of North...

ICYMI: Week of September 17

ICYMI: Week of September 17

Kevin Wang

September 24, 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: Editor Kevin Wang looked into the implementation of the administration's four new food policies at WHS. They include the ma...

Q&A: Student Council candidates

Q&A: Student Council candidates

Caterina Tomassini

September 20, 2018


Filed under Articles, MOTS/React, News, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN sat down with several Student Council representative candidates before the elections on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21. The student body will elect two representatives from each grade, a new policy that Student Council is implementing. Freshman Taylor Hsu Why do you want to run for Student Council? ...

Administration implements new food policy

Administration implements new food policy

Kevin Wang

September 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, 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...

News Brief: Class meetings to be held on Sept. 6

News Brief: Class meetings to be held on Sept. 6

Nathan Zhao

September 5, 2018


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

WHS will hold its first class meetings of the year on Thursday, Sept. 6. Assistant Principal Ethan Dolleman noted in an email to the student body that the meetings are to "discuss expectations for the year." The meeting locations are as follows: Sophomores and Seniors - Theater Juniors - Lecture...

Sophomores perform in Agents of Change festival

Sophomores perform in Agents of Change festival

Emma Diianni and Caroline Lampert

June 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Every spring, students from history teacher David Gavron’s sophomore classes participate in the annual Agents of Change Festival. After conducting extensive research on a historical figure, students present their studies to parents in an interactive format where they are interviewed as if they were...

Mass Heartbeat conducts heart screenings for students

Mass Heartbeat conducts heart screenings for students

CJ Brown and Christos Belibasakis

June 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Local company Mass Heartbeat conducted optional heart screenings for students at WHS this past Wednesday. The organization has now visited multiple high schools, including ones in Natick and Hopkinton. Mass Heartbeat was created after a student from Hopkinton High School passed away from an underlying...

Graham appointed as Wayland’s next assistant superintendent

Graham appointed as Wayland’s next assistant superintendent

Kevin Wang

June 17, 2018


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

WPS Superintendent Arthur Unobskey announced on June 7 that former Nashoba Regional High School Principal Parry Graham has been appointed as Wayland's next assistant superintendent of schools. Graham will fill the void left by current assistant superintendent Brad Crozier, who will depart Wayland to become the Superintendent of Sudbury Public Schools. Graham was one of four finalists fo...

News Brief: Zhao to attend journalism conference

News Brief: Zhao to attend journalism conference

Hailey Robinson

June 15, 2018


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

WSPN co-editor-in-chief and junior Nathan Zhao has been selected as the Massachusetts scholar in the 17th Annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The event will take place from June 16 to June 21. Only 51 journalism students - one from every state...

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 9, 2018


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

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,...

Exhibition days to split apart final exams

Exhibition days to split apart final exams

Julia Callini

June 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

During this year's upcoming finals week, final exams for mathematics will take place on Wednesday, June 20 and final exams for science will take place on Friday, June 22. Final exam dates usually occur consecutively, but this year's schedule will be different. According to Mizoguchi, the decision for...

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