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

Politipress: Review – “Vice”

Politipress: Review – “Vice”

Charlie Moore

January 15, 2019


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 our representing politicians are, and what they actually do. In this installment of Politipress, I review Adam McKay’s latest movie, “Vice,” a mockumentary-style commentary on Vice President Dick Cheney. Forme...

Today is the Day: Taking a Test

Today is the Day: Taking a Test

Emma Marton

January 14, 2019


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

Test-taking is a skill. And, as sorry as I am to say this, it is a hard skill. Now you might be thinking, “I’m in high school, I know how to take a test.” However, the best test takers also have struggles and off days. No matter how well you know the material, feeling sick can throw you off yo...

Opinion: Disconnected

Opinion: Disconnected

Caterina Tomassini

January 8, 2019


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

A simple ring of a phone call, text message or Snapchat has the power to make a person stop in their tracks to respond, look down from their steering wheel and grow anxious not knowing who is trying to contact them. As a matter of fact, 95% of texts are read within three minutes of being sent.    ...

Politipress: A Looming Shutdown

Politipress: A Looming Shutdown

Charlie Moore

December 21, 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 take a look at the fiery debate over President Trump's border wall and why it may lead the federal government to a partial...

Warrior Weekly: The Patriots STINK

Warrior Weekly: The Patriots STINK

CJ Brown

December 21, 2018


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

The Patriots have done the unthinkable. They lost two games in a row. In December. Ugh. On Sunday the 16 matchup against the Steelers, the pats had 14 penalties for a whopping 106 yards. The game came down to the final possession, but Brady was unable to cook up his normal two-minute drill, and the S...

Review: Creed II

Review: Creed II

Christos Belibasakis

December 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: Spoilers ahead. One of the most anticipated films of 2018, Creed II has a lot to live up to as part of the Rocky series’ forty-year legacy. Creed II, the sequel to Creed (2015) and the eighth installment to the Rocky film series, brings back stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgr...

Warrior Weekly: Wrestling pins the competition

Warrior Weekly: Wrestling pins the competition

Charlie Moore

December 13, 2018


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

The Wayland wrestling team opened up their 2018-19 campaign with a quad meet on Saturday, Dec. 8. Wayland hosted Holliston, Keefe Tech and Lexington at the WHS field house. This year, Wrestling has had their sights set on returning to the Division 3 Central Sectional Finals, where they fell last year. W...

Kyle’s Column: Actions speak louder than words

Kyle’s Column: Actions speak louder than words

Kyle Chen

December 13, 2018


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

It’s been almost a month since the Wayland School Committee’s 4-1 vote to push back school start times. From a student’s perspective, I will readily admit that I have no problem whatsoever with spending an extra hour in bed in the mornings next year. As a Wayland resident and WHS student, I will receive all...

Warrior Weekly: A breakdown of recent football news

Warrior Weekly: A breakdown of recent football news

Aiden Chitkara

December 7, 2018


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

This week, there has been more than enough news to keep football fans talking. From firings to retirements, there are plenty of current events to jump into, not to mention a video that surfaced this week of a young NFL star that has put his football career in jeopardy. It would be an understatement t...

Warrior Weekly: World of Wayland sports

Warrior Weekly: World of Wayland sports

CJ Brown

November 29, 2018


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

With fall sports coming to a close and winter sports kicking into gear, there’s a lot to talk about in the world of Wayland sports. For my first blog post, I’ll be covering the results of fall sports and provide information about the upcoming winter season. Fall Sports: After a disappointing regular ...

Politipress: Wayland to pass on grass

Politipress: Wayland to pass on grass

Charlie Moore

November 27, 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 review the most recent Wayland Town Meeting and what it accomplished. Wayland held a 10-topic town meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13 in the ...

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Meredith Prince

November 27, 2018


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

Queen, the British rock band formed in 1970, has finally received its well-overdue biopic. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” named after the band’s six-minute song that is one of the best-selling singles of all time, relives Queen’s journey to becoming a successful band and how they created their music. M...

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