Wayland Student Press

  • Boys' soccer defeats Nipmuc 0-0 (3-2 in penalties) to win state championship

  • School Committee to vote on school start times on Nov. 19 following final public forum

  • WHS National Spanish Society sponsoring Yankee Candle fundraiser

  • WHSTE to perform "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" from Nov. 16-18 in the WHS Theater

  • No. 5 football falls to No. 2 Gloucester 6-38 in Division 4 North Final on Nov. 9

  • No. 19 girls' volleyball falls 0-3 to No. 11 Melrose

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

  • Wayland marijuana vote deemed invalid

  • Boys' soccer defeats Holliston 2-1 in state semifinals, to play Nipmuc in state finals on 11/17

Warrior Weekly: Boys win the sectional finals

Warrior Weekly: Boys win the sectional finals

Charlie Moore

November 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, Warrior Weekly, WSPN

Warrior Weekly is a weekly blog discussing both Wayland and national sports. This year, sports broadcast editor Charlie Moore and staff reporters CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara will alternate as writers. Read Charlie's first post about the varsity boys' soccer team below. For the first time since 2016 when...

Review: Venom

Review: Venom

Christos Belibasakis

November 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: Spoilers ahead. The first installment of Sony’s Marvel Universe, “Venom” is a fast-paced Sci-fi thriller that has taken the box office by storm. Tom Hardy shines in an incredible performance as Venom, the comic-book anti-hero that made its debut in "Spider-Man 3," alongside supporting ac...

Kyle’s Column: My friend Ryan

Kyle’s Column: My friend Ryan

Kyle Chen

November 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Kyle's Column, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

Two summers ago, I attended the School of the New York Times, a two-week program in the heart of New York City. I got to spend thirteen days learning about journalism from some of the best in the field, visiting various publications and exploring the streets of the Big Apple. Through the School, I...

Politipress: Post-Midterms Recap

Politipress: Post-Midterms Recap

Charlie Moore

November 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Politipress, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

For the voting members of our community, it is often hard to have a firm grasp on who the politicians that represent us are and what they do. In this installment of Politipress, I recap the 2018 midterm elections, discussing results and impacts. So the midterms have come and gone. Did that blue wave wash Cong...

Today is the Day: I drop down

Today is the Day: I drop down

Emma Marton

November 11, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, Today is the Day, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

It’s week two of my sophomore year, and I’m already near tears. I don’t belong here, I think as I flip through the test. “Skip the hard ones,” they tell you. But what if they’re all hard ones? I had taken honors biology the year before and done well in it, getting a pretty solid A. I knew hono...

Politipress: Midterms Overview

Politipress: Midterms Overview

Charlie Moore

October 31, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

For the voting members of our community, it is often hard to have a firm grasp on who the politicians that represent us are and what they do. In this installment of Politipress, I overview the 2018 Midterm elections, including who you will find on your ballot and what a vote for each candidate means...

Kyle’s Column: One more year

Kyle’s Column: One more year

Kyle Chen

October 31, 2018


Filed under Articles, Kyle's Column, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

This past Sunday marked my 17th year on this planet. As with any birthday, I went through the day with a sense of excitement, relishing the thrill that comes with being a year older than you were the day before. But this time, the experience was mixed with a more wistful feeling, one that bordered upon...

Kyle’s Column: Under the Weather

Kyle’s Column: Under the Weather

Kyle Chen

October 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Kyle's Column, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

For the past couple weeks or so, my family’s been dealing with a pretty bad bout of sickness. It started with my brother, who came home with a burning fever, a hacking cough and a runny nose. As these things usually do, it quickly spread to the rest of us. I myself have been sick for the past week an...

Opinion: Register to Vote

Opinion: Register to Vote

Elizabeth Francis, Wayland Democratic Town Committee

October 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Editor's Note: This opinion piece was co-written by the Wayland Democratic Town Committee. Your vote matters. Recent elections and governmental decisions have highlighted just how much our government affects our daily lives. If any recent national event has struck any sort of chord with you, whet...

Representing MA at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Representing MA at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Nathan Zhao

October 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

  “Dream. Dare. Do.” — Al Neuharth As I disembarked the plane, I pondered the meaning of Neuharth’s quote printed on my light blue “Free Spirit” shirt, barely bothering to look up at an aptly placed banner welcoming me to our nation’s capital: Washington, D.C. Wandering throug...

Kyle’s Column: Take a step back

Kyle’s Column: Take a step back

Kyle Chen

October 2, 2018


Filed under Articles, Kyle's Column, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

I recently embarked upon what many consider to be one of the most trying years of my life. One that is said to be marked with stress and exhaustion. One that is said to crush hopes and dreams in an avalanche of projects, tests and quizzes. Seeing as I’m only three weeks into the school year, the full ...

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Joyce Wu

September 28, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: Spoilers ahead.   In the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers a classic rom-com storyline paired with dazzling cinematography, complex characters and heavy underlying themes.    “Crazy Rich Asians” tells the story of NYU economics profes...

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