Wayland Student Press

  • AP government and politics class to run student elections during lunches on May 23 and 24

  • Nicole Haghdoust selected for the World Language Department Chair position in place of Melissa Bryant

  • Sean Gass, head of Upper School at the Salem Academy Charter School, to replace Ethan Dolleman as assistant principal

  • Boys hockey head coach Rian Murray to leave Wayland

  • White power symbol discovered in WHS bathroom, authorities investigating

  • Boys varsity crew head coach Shayne Bolduc leaves

  • Dolleman to leave WHS for principalship at Norton High School

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • 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

Teaming up for Coach Adrian

Kathryn Washek

April 2, 2009


Filed under News, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

For any Wayland child who has learned to play basketball, soccer, or baseball, chances are it was with the help of Wayland legend Adrian Gomes. For over 20 years, he has been dedicated to coaching and teaching sports in Wayland. Unfortunately, Gomes’s teenage daughter, Alex, has been battling cancer...

April Fools' Day '09 (27 Photos)

Robin Kim

April 1, 2009


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Student logs onto computer successfully

Andrew Budnick

April 1, 2009


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WSPN's own Garrett Levey was able to successfully log into a computer during journalism class on Friday, March 20th - a first for the technologically deprived class. "I was shocked," he said, as classmates pounded him on the back and gave him high-fives. "It was really... I can hardly speak. It's amazing...

Field House lifts off, returns to mother planet

Melanie Wang

April 1, 2009


Filed under News, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

The Wayland High School Field House, long regarded as the school’s most bizarre piece of architecture, departed the campus late Tuesday night, to return to its “home among the stars,” according to an anonymous source. Gym classes are canceled for this week as the school administration debates what...

Sophomores picket MCAS, bar administrators

Melanie Wang

April 1, 2009


Filed under News, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

Wayland High School sophomores brought Wayland police to campus on late Tuesday afternoon by forming a picket line in response to the day's MCAS testing. The protesters, all members of the class of 2011, had created a human blockade, preventing Principal Tutwiler and Vice Principal Mizoguchi from leaving...

History MCAS delayed

Sasha Pansovoy

March 31, 2009


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The classes of 2012 and 2013 have just gotten a respite from some high stakes MCAS testing. On February 24, the Massachusetts Board of Education voted 8 to 2 to delay the implementation of the United States history MCAS exam for at least two years, due to concerns that there is not enough money to administer...

April 7 vote to determine fate of WHS construction

Garrett Levey

March 25, 2009


Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

On April 7th, Wayland residents will vote on the question of whether or not to allocate $315,000 towards funding the design of a new Wayland High School. During WHS’s most recent accreditation report, in 2005, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges reported that, “The severe limitations...

Photos from Mexico (21 Photos)

March 25, 2009


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Mr. Frio honored by former student

Sasha Pansovoy

March 10, 2009


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Social studies teacher Mr. Frio received the Gideon Hawley Teacher Recognition Award at Union College on February 26. Priscilla Wright, a Wayland High graduate and freshman at Union College, nominated her senior year social studies teacher for the award. Named after New York State’s first superintendent,...

Natick Collection may be filing for bankruptcy

Sasha Pansovoy

December 11, 2008


Filed under Articles, News

The second largest U.S. mall owner may be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Last Friday, General Growth Properties Inc. defaulted on their $900 million debt to the Bank of America Corp., Deutsche Bank AG, Citigroup Inc., and Wachovia Corp. The company owns 200-plus malls, including The Natick Collection...

First annual field day to be held Wednesday, November 26

Alie Perkus

November 25, 2008


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Wayland High School's first annual field day will be held on Wednesday, November 26th. Each grade will compete with homeroom teams and these teams will earn points for their grades. Additional points will be awarded for the grade that has the most spirited clothing and the one that brings in the most...

The art of binge drinking

Kathryn Washek

June 19, 2008


Filed under Articles, News, WSPN

Binge drinking is a serious threat to the lives of teenagers, ranging from freshmen in high school to college students. It has become a large part of teen’s social lives; many students find themselves binge drinking up to 4 times a week. It is unsafe, and it puts kid’s safety and health in danger. The...

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