Wayland Student Press

  • Construction has begun on the WHS turf, tennis courts, and softball field

  • Student council voting to occur on Wednesday June 12 and Thursday June 13 in the Commons throughout all lunches

  • Advisory to change next year: meet multiple times a week, only grade-based

  • Nicole Haghdoust selected for the World Language Department Chair position in place of Melissa Bryant

  • Sean Gass, head of Upper School at the Salem Academy Charter School, to replace Ethan Dolleman as assistant principal

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Aiden Chitkara

June 12, 2019


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

The first ever NFL game was  in 1920, the first ever MLB game was in 1876 and the first ever PLL game was on June 1, last Saturday. The PLL (Premier Lacrosse League) played its inaugural game in Boston last weekend. The league is made up of six teams, none of which have a “home” field. The le...

Kyle’s Column: Scenes, Part I

Kyle’s Column: Scenes, Part I

Kyle Chen

June 5, 2019


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

"Scenes" is a three-part short story detailing the experience of a young man in high school as he struggles to find himself in the throes of adolescence. Part I follows the boy through a lesson in his physics classroom. The bell rings, signaling the end of class. The halls suddenly fill with the ...

Chat with Cat: Plugged in

Chat with Cat: Plugged in

Caterina Tomassini

June 4, 2019


Filed under Articles, Chat with Cat, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

AirPods: Many of us have them, many of us (hate to admit that we) want them, yet nobody seems to be aware of the damage they entail. These sleek, wireless, white earbuds are the big go-to for teenagers today, mostly because they’re modern and allow us to listen to music on the go which, let’s admit ...

Chat With Cat: I hate it when…

Chat With Cat: I hate it when…

Caterina Tomassini

May 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, Chat with Cat, Opinion, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

I have to say, it really gets under my skin when people interrupt me in the middle of my sentence. I’m not talking about small commentary here and there to show interest in the topic - I’m talking about when someone is in the middle of a story and the other person blatantly cuts them off to tell...

Warrior Weekly: NCAA Men’s lacrosse playoff preview

Warrior Weekly: NCAA Men’s lacrosse playoff preview

Aiden Chitkara

May 12, 2019


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

What an exciting time in sports. We just witnessed the first ever Kentucky Derby where the first horse to cross the finish line was not crowned champion. Tiger Woods won The Masters for the first time since 2005, and  we are in the middle of the NHL and NBA playoffs with significant upsets happening...

Politipress: Growing pool of candidates (part 3)

Politipress: Growing pool of candidates (part 3)

Alex Janoff

May 8, 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 the politicians that represent us are and what they do. In the eleventh installment of Politipress, I take a look at the biggest names looking to challenge President Trump in the 2020 race for the presidency. In ...

Chat with Cat: The Stress of Living in Wayland

Chat with Cat: The Stress of Living in Wayland

Caterina Tomassini

May 6, 2019


Filed under Articles, Chat with Cat, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

I’m going to be straightforward with you— living in Wayland can be a lot of pressure. Wayland High School is the fifth best public school in Massachusetts, which is the highest ranking state for education, meaning the competition for success is insanely high, and students push themselves to the ...

Today is the Day: I Go to Prom

Today is the Day: I Go to Prom

Emma Marton

April 30, 2019


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

Prom is, in many ways, the biggest event of junior year. While I’m no longer a junior, I hear whispers about it in the hallway, the dreaded word coming up over and over: promposal. I hear it while I’m working in the art room or during orchestra. I scroll through my Facebook page to find that it...

Chat with Cat: Decisions, Decisions

Chat with Cat: Decisions, Decisions

Caterina Tomassini

April 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, Chat with Cat, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

It’s Saturday night, so you put together a stunning outfit, grab your favorite pair of red heels and head out for the night, not returning until past midnight. Come Sunday, you might spend the day hanging around town, maybe going to the mall or catching a movie. Or, if you’re like me— which is...

Kyle’s Column: Long Way to Go

Kyle’s Column: Long Way to Go

Kyle Chen

April 11, 2019


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

Wayland High School is a self-proclaimed “safe space." We pride ourselves on being an open, welcoming community that celebrates diversity and accepts differences. Regardless of your race, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation, you have a place at our school. This policy of acceptance reflected in WHS...

Kyle’s Column: Medium

Kyle’s Column: Medium

Kyle Chen

March 29, 2019


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

Humans have this funny thing called language: an aural and visual way of expressing what we’re thinking and how we feel. Language has been an indispensable part of human history. After all, without it, history itself would not exist. In the grand scheme of things, language has been incredibly succ...

Warrior Weekly: Red Sox season preview

Warrior Weekly: Red Sox season preview

Charlie Moore

March 28, 2019


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

“...And the best team in baseball wins it all in 2018!” Joe Buck’s voice echoes over the FOX broadcast of the 2018 World Series. Chris Sale had just dealt Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado a particularly nasty 1-2 slider to strike him out. The 2018 Boston Red Sox had the best record in...

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