• August 29WHS to begin classes Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2021-2022 school year
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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

WSPNs Tess Alongi discusses the issues surrounding the standards based grading system employed at Wayland Middle School.

Opinion: Standard based grading sets students up for failure

Tess Alongi October 22, 2021

For the past couple years, standards based grading has been the primary way of evaluating students at Wayland Middle School, a system that measures students' abilities with numbers one through four. Students...

WSPNs Emily Roberge discusses the aftermath of Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and his resignation following the investigation of his racist, homophobic and misogynistic emails.

Opinion: Gruden fumbles, NFL drops the ball on social justice initiative

Emily Roberge October 21, 2021

Attracting roughly 17.4 million viewers each week, football has taken its seat to be America’s most watched sport. Whether it’s football fans tuning in for the Sunday night prime-time games, football...

Join Sports Editor Dante Coppola as he reviews the latest and most popular music albums.

Dante’s Discography: Certified Lover Boy

Dante Coppola October 20, 2021

Dante's Discography: Certified Lover Boy After what has felt like a drought of newer music from our favorite artists, we finally got the music we’ve been waiting for. Tyler, the Creator, J.Cole and...

WSPNs Jonathan Zhang weighs the pros and cons of visiting colleges and answers the question of whether visiting colleges is worth it.

Opinion: Should seniors go on college visits? It depends.

Jonathan Zhang October 20, 2021

Current seniors have a lot riding on their college applications that they are writing. After all, a student’s acceptance letters will leave them with their options for the next four years of their life....

WSPNs Aditya Weling previews the NBA season and his two favorites for this years championship

Warrior Weekly: season predictions for NBA championship favorites

Aditya Weling October 19, 2021

It’s October, which means sports are in full swing. The NFL regular season is heating up, the MLB playoffs are gaining momentum and the NHL season is getting started. However, what might be most exciting...

In the latest installment of Politipress, WSPNs Genevieve Morrison discusses the Republican Partys gradual move towards extremism.

Politipress: The GOP is destroying itself

Genevieve Morrison October 14, 2021

Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden was inaugurated into the presidential office. Donald Trump's reign was over, or so we thought. Throughout the past few months, the Republican Party has strayed farther and farther...

WSPNs Aditya Weling shares some of his reactions after the first few weeks of the NFL season.

Warrior Weekly: NFL overreactions

Aditya Weling October 14, 2021

With the beginning of the NFL season in the books, many people think that they have an idea of how their team will fare over the rest of the season. Like Wall Street, teams’ stocks are rising, falling,...

WSPNs Genevieve Morrison discusses Facebooks role in perpetuating toxic cultures on Instagram.

Opinion: Instagram needs to do more to protect teen girls

Genevieve Morrison October 9, 2021

When I was 11, I begged my parents to let me download Instagram. All my friends were using it, and I felt like the odd one out. Unfortunately for me, my mom insisted that I would have to wait. So I bided...

A packed house at Arthur Ashe Stadium watches mens singles during the US Open. At the 2021 US Open, fans were required to be vaccinated while players were not, sparking criticism from some fans and players.

Opinion: Vaccination double standards plague the US Open

Kally Proctor October 8, 2021

As fans geared up to watch the US Open live at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, NY, they waited eagerly to make their way into the center. Thirty minutes passed. Then an hour....

WSPNs Tina Su discusses the disproportionate media coverage of missing white women compared to missing women of color amidst Gabby Petitos disappearance and murder.

Opinion: Let’s use Gabby Petito’s case to bring awareness to forgotten missing women of color.

Tina Su October 7, 2021

Gabrielle Petito was a 22-year-old woman from North Port, Florida, who went on a cross-country trip via a van with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie. He returned to his home Sept. 1, without her, two months...

WSPNs Genevieve Morrison discusses the need for the Massachusetts Board of Education to change MCAS testing as we know it.

Opinion: It’s time to revamp MCAS

Genevieve Morrison October 6, 2021

MCAS, affectionately referred to by students as the Massachusetts Child Abuse System, is a standardized testing system that we all know and love. Introduced in 1993, the exam assesses science, math and...

MCAS: Exploring the Past, Present and Future + Opinion

MCAS: Exploring the Past, Present and Future + Opinion

MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) has been used for years to test students' scholastic abilities. There has been much debate about the test but recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic...

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