Wayland Student Press

  • Sophomore semi-formal to take place on Saturday, Oct.19 at Weston Golf Club
  • Student Council to host schoolwide lip sync battle on Monday, Oct. 21
  • No school on Wednesday, Oct. 9 for Yom Kippur
  • View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"
  • PSAT to be administered on Oct. 19 through WHS, see whstesting.com for details
  • Senior portraits due Oct. 18. See "WHS Yearbook Information" on the WHS homepage for details
  • New bell schedule implemented at WHS; blocks rotate and drop differently than the past
  • WSPN to release iPhone app on Oct. 1
  • Club fair to take place in the fieldhouse on Sept. 26

News Brief: White power symbol discovered in WHS bathroom stall

News Brief: White power symbol discovered in WHS bathroom stall

Meredith Prince

May 15, 2019

Yesterday morning, the WHS administration became aware of a bathroom tile that had "White Power” written on it. A symbol was created by connecting the letters “W” and “P,” and the entire message was written in pencil. It was roughly two inches high and three inches wide, according to WHS principal...

BREAKING NEWS: Head coach of boys varsity crew vacates post

BREAKING NEWS: Head coach of boys varsity crew vacates post

Meredith Prince and Kevin Wang

May 14, 2019

Shayne Bolduc, the former head coach of Wayland-Weston boys varsity crew, is no longer with the team. The Wayland-Weston crew website corroborates that Beth Kazimer is currently the only listed coach of the varsity boys, and Bolduc is mentioned only in the "Older Coach Pages" section. This ma...

Green Team accrues 300 signatures for plastic ban petition

Green Team accrues 300 signatures for plastic ban petition

Madeline Maurer

May 13, 2019

Our society is all about convenience. We always need easier access to media, transportation, food, clothes and so on. While we cruise through with our fast-paced lifestyle, it’s easy to forget that with convenience, there is a cost. One of our most common vices may also be our most harmful: plastic. After...

News Brief: WHSTE performs “She Kills Monsters”

News Brief: WHSTE performs “She Kills Monsters”

Isabella Arenas and Allie Nunn

May 9, 2019

The WHSTE ensemble will perform their spring play, “She Kills Monsters” from May 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. in the WHS theater. According to Director Aidan O'Hara, the play will be based on drama and comedy. “The story tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following...

Shopping stops at local Stop & Shop

Shopping stops at local Stop & Shop

Joyce Wu

May 2, 2019

Employees of more than 240 Stop & Shop stores went on strike this past April, including workers of the Stop & Shop located in the Wayland Town Center. After a previous three-year contract expired on Feb. 23, Stop & Shop wrote up a new contract detailing the reduction of pension benefits,...

BREAKING NEWS: Asst. Principal Dolleman to depart for Norton principalship

BREAKING NEWS: Asst. Principal Dolleman to depart for Norton principalship

Kevin Wang

May 2, 2019

Assistant Principal Ethan Dolleman will be leaving WHS to become principal of Norton High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Dolleman has served as a WHS assistant principal for five years and recently taken increased roles with eSchool scheduling and a freshman history class. Dolleman's departure...

Emma Gardner: CrossFit has made me into who I am and who I’m going to be

Emma Gardner: CrossFit has made me into who I am and who I’m going to be

Meredith Prince

May 2, 2019

For some students, it takes many years of searching and discovering to find something they are truly passionate about and want to pursue in their life. However, sophomore Emma Gardner has already found her calling in the complex of CrossFit New England. Gardner started doing CrossFit in December 2017,...

BREAKING NEWS: Town approves renovation of athletic facilities

BREAKING NEWS: Town approves renovation of athletic facilities

Alex Janoff

May 1, 2019

After 35 minutes of public debate, the article in Wayland’s 2019 Annual Warrant to renovate WHS’ athletic facilities passed at 7:39 p.m. on April 30. The motion, Article 13, passed by a margin of 1,030 votes in favor to 228 opposed, exceeding the 2/3 margin required by the town’s bylaws. Prop...

Outdoor Facilities: Renovation and Negotiation

Outdoor Facilities: Renovation and Negotiation

Joanna Barrow and Madeline Maurer

April 26, 2019

After years of team after team giving their all on WHS’ turf field - not to mention the years of weather damage from storms and burning hot days - the field is long overdue for a replacement. Though it’s carried the victories and losses of Wayland Warriors who have come and gone, the turf is on its...

Laing selected as new METCO director

Laing selected as new METCO director

Caterina Tomassini

April 25, 2019

Former Wayland METCO director Mabel Reid-Wallace has decided to step down after 19 years, forcing the Wayland Public Schools to search for a new director. After various interviews, three METCO students have helped Superintendent Arthur Unobskey choose the new director, Dr. Tony Laing. Laing currently...

Day of Silence aims to raise awareness for marginalized LGBTQ members

Day of Silence aims to raise awareness for marginalized LGBTQ members

Allie Nunn and Isabella Arenas

April 25, 2019

Wayland High School will be celebrating a Day of Silence on Thursday, April 25. Day of Silence is the GLSEN’s annual day of action in which students are able to spread awareness about the effects of bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community. Thursday morning in the commons, students...

MCAS passage thrown out due to uncomfortable racial sentiments

MCAS passage thrown out due to uncomfortable racial sentiments

Caitlin Newton and Joyce Wu

April 25, 2019

This past March, WHS sophomores took the MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System). These students were greeted with an open response question that seemed a little out of place. The prompt in question required them to write in the voice of a racist white woman harboring fugitive slaves. The...

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