Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

Demystifying bus prices

Demystifying bus prices

Matthew Gutschenritter

October 5, 2009


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It seems that every year there is a new fee at school, whether it is an athletic fee, a fee to park your car, or the most recent fee to ride the bus. This year getting to and from school is no longer free; it costs $180 for a bus pass for the school year. If a student were to ride the bus twice a day,...

A.P. sciences double their lab time

A.P. sciences double their lab time

Alie Perkus

September 29, 2009


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  Ms. Emily Norton, a science teacher at WHS, has repeatedly asked the administration to create a double lab, and this year her requests have been heard. The Advanced Placement (AP) sciences -- Chemistry, Biology and Physics -- now have double block labs twice a rotation instead of just once. “The...

The high cost of public school

The high cost of public school

Jefi Varghese

September 28, 2009


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The costs of going to public school are skyrocketing this year, and students are complaining about the excessive amount of fees imposed on them. Here are just some of the common expenses found aside from real estate taxes: Common expenses at WHS in 2009 Bus pass: $180 Hot lunch: $3.00 a da...

Are grade relations going downhill?

Are grade relations going downhill?

Allie Gold

September 25, 2009


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It can be challenging for incoming freshman to adjust to high school, given the open campus, new schedule, and higher scholastic expectations. But freshmen this year probably didn’t expect to experience upperclassmen “hazing” as soon as they stepped onto campus. “I think they took it over th...

Getting to know Mr. Klimasmith, interim VP

Getting to know Mr. Klimasmith, interim VP

Melanie Wang

September 10, 2009


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Anyone who takes a trip to the Principal’s office (whether it’s for standard or shady reasons) these first few days of school will notice a new resident next door – Mr. Bayard Klimasmith. With Ms. Mizoguchi on maternity leave this year, the tall, talkative WHS alum is taking over as Assistant P...

Tutwiler: Changing a norm

Tutwiler: Changing a norm

David Ryan

September 10, 2009


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A look at the new drug and alcohol policy It’s the first week of school, and students and teachers are reconnecting with the general rhythm. Blank notebooks, fresh pencils, course syllabi, and learning a new schedule are standard fare. But this year there’s an addition to the agenda: a new sub...

Lehmann's APUSH makes amends

Lehmann's APUSH makes amends

Kelsey Sommers

June 19, 2009


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Wednesday morning, on the last day of classes, Mrs. Lehmann's AP US history class celebrated the end of a great year by planting a Japanese maple tree. After receiving pages and pages of handouts, the class wanted to find a way to give back to the environment. The tree currently stands on the front...

HSBC chooses two-building plan

HSBC chooses two-building plan

Andrew Budnick

June 15, 2009


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At the High School Building Committee’s (HSBC) meeting on June 4th, the committee voted support the two building plan, a plan that, once finalized, will be sent to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) for approval. Since the HSBC’s forum on May 19th, there have been two options f...

AP English Mural 2009 (9 Photos)

AP English Mural 2009 (9 Photos)

June 12, 2009


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Agents of Change 2009 (45 photos)

Agents of Change 2009 (45 photos)

Gwen Jahnke

June 3, 2009


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