• November 30WHSTE to host drive-in family movie night in the Claypit Hill parking lot on Thursday, Dec. 17 and Friday, Dec. 18
  • November 30WHS confirms sixth positive case of COVID-19 on Sunday, Nov. 29
  • November 2Gov. Charlie Baker issues new 10 P.M. - 5 A.M. curfew for all Massachusetts residents starting on Friday, Nov. 6
  • October 16Students can now purchase their parking passes for $100
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2020-2021 school year
  • October 5Freshmen guidance seminars to begin on Wed. Oct. 7
  • October 5Mayor Marty Walsh announced that Boston has reentered the red category of COVID-19 infections as of Oct. 2
  • October 5Hybrid learning scheduled to begin on Oct. 19

Wayland Student Press

Warrior Weekly: NBA Draft Winners and Losers

WSPN’s Garrett Spooner recaps the 2020 NBA Draft with his takes on which teams won and lost the night.
Garrett Spooner November 27, 2020

The wild NBA draft, full of twists and turns, came to a close late Wednesday, Nov. 17. While the top three picks went as expected, unpredicted selections followed. Although there was a surprisingly small...

Chat with Cat: It’s just a matter of time

With some neighboring towns shutting down schools and WHS already seeing one positive case of the virus, some are beginning to wonder how long the hybrid model will last. In this installment of Chat with Cat, managing editor Caterina Tomassini evaluates the situation and provides her predictions for the upcoming weeks.
Caterina Tomassini November 24, 2020

Like the rest of Massachusetts and the U.S., Wayland has spent a substantial amount of time planning to return to school after nearly eight months of remote learning amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The...

ABC: Ardente to Success, Con Forza to Failure

In the latest installment of ABC: American Born Chinese, reporter Jonathan Zhang advocates for parents to stop forcing their kids to play an instrument.
Jonathan Zhang November 23, 2020

Music is something that is felt and heard. It is something that tugs at the heartstrings of others, drawing out emotions of happiness and serenity. But if in the process of creating or performing a masterpiece,...

Opinion: We shouldn’t just be giving thanks on Thanksgiving

WSPN's Jonathan Zhang demonstrates the importance of giving thanks year-round and just how easy it can be.
Jonathan Zhang November 20, 2020

As the cherished holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, thoughts of mouth-watering feasts, visiting family and the appreciation for what we have fill the minds of many. Thanksgiving is a time when we celebrate...

Healthy Living Episode 3: Thanksgiving

Healthy Living Episode 3: Thanksgiving
Remmi Shaw, Ellie Smith, and Jacqueline Cahaly November 20, 2020

In this podcast, reporters Ellie Smith and Jackie Cahaly, and broadcast editor Remmi Shaw talk about how to live, eat and exercise all while keeping your body as healthy as it can be. This weeks episode...

Opinion: Voting is the most patriotic way to express your rights as an American

WSPN's Max Brande shares his opinions on the effect the voting process had on him after he voted for the first time in the presidential election on November 3.
Max Brande November 18, 2020

When my alarm went off on Tuesday morning, I had no problem rolling out of bed because I knew that today was going to be a special day: Election Day 2020. Not only was it going to be my first time voting,...

ABC: American or Chinese?

In the latest installment of ABC: American Born Chinese reporter Jonathan Zhang analyzes the importance of visiting China for one's identity.
Jonathan Zhang November 16, 2020

As a Chinese-American, there are times when I wonder which of my two nationalities I really am. When I’m at home, I feel like I’m Chinese: I speak Chinese, eat Chinese food, celebrate Chinese holidays...

Politipress: It is time for our better angels to prevail

In the latest installment of Politipress, WSPN's Atharva Weling discusses his excitement surrounding the moral significance of the election of Joe Biden to the presidency.
Atharva Weling November 14, 2020

It’s official: Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will become the 46th President of the United States this January. I can breathe again. I could go on for paragraphs about what this election means from a...

Warrior Weekly: NBA draft preview

WSPN’s Dante Coppola previews what each NBA lottery team looks to do in the upcoming draft.
Dante Coppola November 13, 2020

This year's NBA draft is right around the corner, signaling the start of what will be a hectic offseason. Unlike prior years, there is no drastic change in talent as we go down the draft lottery. Here...

Restaurant Review: Favorite takeout places

As restaurants re-open, new guidelines must be followed in order to keep customers safe. WSPN’s Haley Melvin reviews how well some of our local restaurants are dealing with these changes.
Haley Melvin November 12, 2020

When quarantine first began back in March, restaurants temporarily shut down in order to follow government safety precautions. After months of closure, they slowly began to re-open outdoor dining, and...

Opinion: We should have started hybrid learning in August

WSPN's Julia Raymond critiques Wayland's decision to start the hybrid model in mid-October.
Julia Raymond November 11, 2020

Wayland decided to be unique in deciding when we were to start in-person learning. We watched other schools like Weston have success starting in August, but we still stuck with our plan to begin in mid-October....

ABC: The cons of controlling parents

In the latest installment of ABC: American Born Chinese, reporter Jonathan Zhang analyzes how effective a controlling parenting style can be.
Jonathan Zhang November 9, 2020

From a young age, my desk and home have felt like a prison. Even house arrest couldn’t possibly be this bad, I once thought to myself. I can still remember those afternoons after school, weekends and...

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