• April 12WSPN wins NSPA Online Pacemaker Award
  • March 21WSPN wins 2021 Gold Crown Award from the CSPA
  • March 11WHS to go back to fully in-person school on Tuesday, April 27.
  • January 21Order your 2021 yearbook! Use the link https://www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • 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

Wayland Student Press

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen reflects upon lessons from

Kyle’s Column: “Chemistry” and being Chinese-American

Kyle Chen January 31, 2020

There’s a passage in "Chemistry," the debut novel of Chinese-American author Weike Wang, that goes: “Here is a joke a classmate tells me in middle school: When an Asian baby is born her parents...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen discusses the impossibilities inherent in the college application process.

Kyle’s Column: Things Unseen

Kyle Chen November 20, 2019

A month or two of filling out Common App questions, writing personal statements and answering supplements have me convinced that in order to put together a “convincing application,” not only do you...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen presents

Kyle’s Column: Unseen

Kyle Chen June 5, 2019

"Unseen" is a vignette that details the experience of a young man as he struggles to find himself in the throes of adolescence. The bell rings, signaling the end of class. The halls suddenly fill with...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen questions the extent of WHS' acceptance of members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Kyle’s Column: Long Way to Go

Kyle Chen April 11, 2019

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,...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen discusses the power of art, music and other forms of expression as a medium for communicating one's emotions and feelings.

Kyle’s Column: Medium

Kyle Chen March 29, 2019

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,...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen ponders the potential of a

Kyle’s Column: Chinese-American

Kyle Chen February 8, 2019

What’s your ethnicity? Since I was a kid, I’ve always struggled to come up with a definite answer to that question. It’s come up quite a lot - especially when I was younger. When other kids saw...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen discusses the challenges and benefits of writing.

Kyle’s Column: Finding Your Voice

Kyle Chen January 22, 2019

Writing is difficult - especially when what you’re writing will be published on the internet, where anyone and everyone can read it. I started this column in last fall hoping that it would help me...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen discusses the underlying implications behind the Wayland School Committee's vote to push back school start times for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kyle’s Column: Actions speak louder than words

Kyle Chen December 13, 2018

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...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, Opinions Editor Kyle Chen reflects upon a friend's struggle with drugs and substance abuse.

Kyle’s Column: My friend Ryan

Kyle Chen November 14, 2018

Two summers ago, I attended the School of the New York Times, a two-week program in the heart of New York City. I got to spend thirteen days learning about journalism from some of the best in the field,...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, WSPN's Opinions Editor Kyle Chen reflects upon the marvels of growing up.

Kyle’s Column: One more year

Kyle Chen October 31, 2018

This past Sunday marked my 17th year on this planet. As with any birthday, I went through the day with a sense of excitement, relishing the thrill that comes with being a year older than you were the day...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, WSPN's Opinions Editor Kyle Chen reflects upon the lessons that come with having a cold.

Kyle’s Column: Under the Weather

Kyle Chen October 16, 2018

For the past couple weeks or so, my family’s been dealing with a pretty bad bout of sickness. It started with my brother, who came home with a burning fever, a hacking cough and a runny nose. As these...

In the latest installment of Kyle's Column, WSPN's Opinions Editor Kyle Chen reflects upon the lessons that come with having a cold.

Kyle’s Column: Take a step back

Kyle Chen October 2, 2018

I recently embarked upon what many consider to be one of the most trying years of my life. One that is said to be marked with stress and exhaustion. One that is said to crush hopes and dreams in an avalanche...

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