Wayland Student Press

  • Math department goes back on newly instituted policy, will hand out tests to students

  • Boys' basketball wins Bellingham tournament, improves to 4-2

  • School Committee violated state law according to state attorney general Maura Healey

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

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

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Friday, March 9

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Friday, March 9

Janani Gandhi

March 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

All Wayland Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather tomorrow on Friday, March 9.

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, March 8

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland Public Schools closed on Thursday, March 8

Janani Gandhi

March 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

All Wayland Public Schools, including the Children’s Way and school offices, are closed due to inclement weather today on Thursday, March 8.

Bestavros brings ‘Belle of the Ball’

Bestavros brings ‘Belle of the Ball’

Julia Callini

March 7, 2018


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

For many girls at Wayland High School, the months leading up to prom are spent at department stores in search of the perfect gown to wear at prom. However, not all girls have the funds to spend 200 dollars or more on a prom dress, shoes and jewelry. Freshman Kristen Bestavros and her Girl Scout Troop...

In Case You Missed It: Week of February 26

In Case You Missed It: Week of February 26

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao

March 6, 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 Nathan Zhao and assistant news editor Kevin Wang summarize stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: WSPN's Jay Abdella previewed WHSTE's Winter One Act Reckless, which will play on Friday, Mar....

BREAKING NEWS: After school activities canceled Wednesday

BREAKING NEWS: After school activities canceled Wednesday

March 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Wayland superintendent Dr. Arthur Unobskey announced in an email at 8 p.m. on Tuesday that all after school activities will be canceled on Wednesday, March 7th due to the weather. There will be no special early dismissal on Wednesday, and school will end at the usual time, 1:05 p.m..

The weight of weighted: Administration proposes eliminating weighted GPA

The weight of weighted: Administration proposes eliminating weighted GPA

Kevin Wang

March 6, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Principal Allyson Mizoguchi and guidance department coordinator Marybeth Sacramone will meet with the Wayland School Committee in two weeks to propose a plan to eliminate weighted GPA from WHS. Mizoguchi stated that the proposal is a culmination of one and a half years of research and five to ten...

WSPN LIVE Episode 12

WSPN LIVE Episode 12

Jay Abdella, Charlie Moore, Audrey Camacho, and Julia Callini

March 6, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

WSPN's Charlie Moore and Audrey Camacho speak with Assistant Principal Ethan Dolleman about gun safety at Wayland High School and the upcoming walkout.

WHSTE’s Winter One Act “Reckless” to perform on Friday

WHSTE’s Winter One Act “Reckless” to perform on Friday

Jay Abdella

March 1, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase, WSPN

WHSTE’s Winter One-Act Reckless is coming to Wayland High School this Friday, March 2, and Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m. Reckless, written by Craig Lucas, is a dark comedy involving the happy and bubbly Rachel, who learns that her husband, Tom, hired someone to assassinate her. Rachel escapes, and the play...

WSPN LIVE: Episode 11

WSPN LIVE: Episode 11

Jay Abdella, Audrey Camacho, Charlie Moore, and Julia Callini

February 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN, WSPN.TV

WSPN's Charlie Moore and Audrey Camacho sit down with WHSTE advisor and drama teacher Aiden O'Hara about WHSTE's upcoming performances.

MOTS: Students react to “Cool Runnings” screening cancellation

MOTS: Students react to “Cool Runnings” screening cancellation

Emmie O'Shaugnessy

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, MOTS/React, News, WSPN

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, WHS Principal Allyson Mizoguchi sent an email addressed to the student body explaining why a Winter Week showing of "Cool Runnings" would be canceled. Since then, WHS has received a great deal of local and national attention. Mizoguchi stated that there is “criticism related to...

Infographic: How WHS students feel about the cancellation of “Cool Runnings”

Infographic: How WHS students feel about the cancellation of “Cool Runnings”

Nathan Zhao and Eden Vanslette

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Infographics, News, WSPN

WSPN's Nathan Zhao and Eden Vanslette explore student opinions of the "Cool Runnings" cancellation.

Window Dance Ensemble to hold auditions

Window Dance Ensemble to hold auditions

Lilly Stoller

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Window Dance Ensemble will be holding their auditions on Feb. 27 and 28. Window is a dance group composed of about fifteen girls. The ensemble usually is all-girls, but boys are welcome to tryout. They perform all different types of dance, including hip-hop, lyrical and jazz. The ensemble has...

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