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The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

WSPNs Ben Jackson, Edge Wheeler, Alex Evangelista and Bowen Morrison discuss their thoughts on the Boston Celtics season in this podcast.

Hopes for Boston Celtics championship: Episode 2

wspn · Hopes for a Boston Celtics championship: Episode 2 Join WSPN's Bowen Morrison, Ben Jackson and Alex Evangelista as they discuss their thoughts on the Boston Celtics playoff run thus far.

Opinion: The stresses of junior year

Opinion: The stresses of junior year

Join WSPN's Carolina Sdoia, Bowen Morrison, Jessi Dretler and Elyssa Grillo as they discuss some of their stresses during their junior year thus far.

WSPNs Ryan Chase shares his thoughts and opinions on how TikTok manipulates U.S. teens.

Opinion: How TikTok has shaped teens’ personal opinions

Ryan Chase May 9, 2024

If you are into modern politics, you may have noticed the political polarization among our country’s youth. I fear this is because social media has influenced and aggravated teens' political views. The...

WSPNs Reva Datar and Jeffery Zhang discuss their thoughts on the new digital SAT exam, and what the exam will mean for test-takers as schools roll back their test-optional policies.

Opinion: The digital SAT did not pass the test

Jeffery Zhang and Reva Datar May 6, 2024

In March, students across the country took the very first Digital Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). This was the first time the exam was administered online, and it wasn’t what students were expecting…at...

As the prom fashion changes to reflect the trends of 2024, WSPNs Elyssa Grillo and Mischa Lee discuss their opinions on the new casual dresses that are becoming more popular than the traditional, extravagant look.

Opinion: Prom should stay formal

Mischa Lee and Elyssa Grillo May 2, 2024

It’s finally May, which means that prom is right around the corner. While the entire prom preparation process, from finding a date to booking appointments, can be stressful for some girls, committing...

WSPNs Aimee Smith and Nadya Chase discuss their opinions on the impact that TikTok trends have had on body image.

Opinion: TikTok is the new Tumblr

Aimee Smith and Nadya Chase April 29, 2024

As teenage girls, we compare our bodies to each other the same way we compare our grades. At this point, it feels habitual to hear people discussing the amount of calories in their meal during lunch, or...

Opinion: The stress of prom preparation

Opinion: The stress of prom preparation

wspn · The stress of prom prep Join WSPN's Elyssa Grillo, Jessi Dretler, Carolina Sdoia and Bowen Morrison as they discuss their opinions on the stress that comes with the preparation that students...

WSPNs Edge Wheeler and Alex Evangelista discuss their thoughts on the MCAS graduation requirement.

Opinion: MCAS exams should not be required to graduate

Alex Evangelista and Edge Wheeler April 26, 2024

If you are a student at a Massachusetts public school, you have likely taken a Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam before. MCAS is a group of standardized tests in the English Language...

WSPN’s Maddie Zajac breaks down her thoughts about the effects of sleep deprivation on students.

Opinion: The overlooked consequences of sleep deprivation on students everywhere

Maddie Zajac April 12, 2024

Writing an article about sleep deprivation while being sleep deprived is, to say the least, quite ironic. A factor to overall health and happiness that often goes overlooked is sleep. Sleep is much more...

WSPNs Chloe Zilembo shares her thoughts on the difficulty of her junior year of high school.

Opinion: Junior year is the hardest of your high school career

Chloe Zilembo April 6, 2024
WSPN's Chloe Zilembo shares her thoughts on the difficulty of her junior year of high school.
WSPNs Editorial Board shares their thoughts on the effects of the academic culture at Wayland High School.

Editorial: Great expectations bring about a silent struggle

Editorial Board April 5, 2024

It’s past midnight and you’ve been working on a single assignment for over an hour. You’re exhausted from the long school day, stressed about an upcoming test and you’re starting to question why...

WSPNs Reva Datar shares a personal reflection detailing her experience on the wrestling team.

Opinion: A reflection on wrestling with myself

Reva Datar April 3, 2024

The last thing I expected to do during my time at Wayland High School was join the wrestling team. If you told freshman year Reva, or even sophomore year Reva, that she would join a team where she would...

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