Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

Kyle’s Column: One more year

Kyle’s Column: One more year

Kyle Chen

October 31, 2018


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

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 before. But this time, the experience was mixed with a more wistful feeling, one that bordered upon...

Kyle’s Column: Under the Weather

Kyle’s Column: Under the Weather

Kyle Chen

October 16, 2018


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

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 things usually do, it quickly spread to the rest of us. I myself have been sick for the past week an...

Opinion: Register to Vote

Opinion: Register to Vote

Elizabeth Francis, Wayland Democratic Town Committee

October 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Editor's Note: This opinion piece was co-written by the Wayland Democratic Town Committee. Your vote matters. Recent elections and governmental decisions have highlighted just how much our government affects our daily lives. If any recent national event has struck any sort of chord with you, whet...

Representing MA at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Representing MA at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Nathan Zhao

October 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

  “Dream. Dare. Do.” — Al Neuharth As I disembarked the plane, I pondered the meaning of Neuharth’s quote printed on my light blue “Free Spirit” shirt, barely bothering to look up at an aptly placed banner welcoming me to our nation’s capital: Washington, D.C. Wandering throug...

Kyle’s Column: Take a step back

Kyle’s Column: Take a step back

Kyle Chen

October 2, 2018


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

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 of projects, tests and quizzes. Seeing as I’m only three weeks into the school year, the full ...

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Joyce Wu

September 28, 2018


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

Warning: Spoilers ahead.   In the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers a classic rom-com storyline paired with dazzling cinematography, complex characters and heavy underlying themes.    “Crazy Rich Asians” tells the story of NYU economics profes...

Review: The Nun

Review: The Nun

Christos Belibasakis

September 23, 2018


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

One of the most anticipated films of 2018, “The Nun” brings us the frightening fifth installment into the world of “The Conjuring,” a series based on Ed and Lorraine Warren’s accounts of true events. With the series’ good reputation, it seemed that the continuous jump scares and thrilling scene...

MCAS: For or Against

MCAS: For or Against

Julia Pak, Caroline Raymond, and Caterina Tomassini

September 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

On net, is MCAS beneficial or detrimental? Read two WSPN staff members' views on the state-mandated standardized tests.

Weekly Exchange: The Refugee Crisis

Weekly Exchange: The Refugee Crisis

Emma Nallet

June 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

In 2015, Europe experienced one of the most overwhelming challenges in decades: the migrant and refugee crisis. That year, over a million migrants and refugees rushed to the borders of European countries, stunning governments caught unaware by the scale of the situation. Three years later, the continen...

Review: Hans down, “Solo” is worth the watch

Review: Hans down, “Solo” is worth the watch

Julia Callini

June 17, 2018


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

Warning: spoilers ahead. Hop aboard the Millenium Falcon for the fun, fast-paced and action-filled prequel to “A New Hope.”  With action and effects that dazzle and delight, “Solo” will not disappoint fans of the “Star Wars” series. Solo takes place seven years after the third movie...

Opinion: Living with a sibling with special needs

Opinion: Living with a sibling with special needs

Caterina Tomassini

June 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

For most people, having a sibling means fighting over the TV remote, having someone to play outside with and sharing endless inside jokes. But not for me. For me, my sibling is someone I watch over, learn from and share unique moments with. My brother, Michael, is 18 and has special needs. He has autism ...

Kyle’s Column: Reflection

Kyle’s Column: Reflection

Kyle Chen

June 13, 2018


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

The boy sat in the corner of the library, his gaze fixed on the computer screen in front of him. Various books, binders and papers littered the table. From time to time he would pick one up, scan through its contents, then toss it back haphazardly onto the desk. The boy closed his computer, leaned bac...

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