Wayland Student Press

  • AP government and politics class to run student elections during lunches on May 23 and 24

  • 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

  • Boys hockey head coach Rian Murray to leave Wayland

  • White power symbol discovered in WHS bathroom, authorities investigating

  • Boys varsity crew head coach Shayne Bolduc leaves

  • Dolleman to leave WHS for principalship at Norton High School

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • Retirement party for Happy Hollow Principal Jim Lee on June 6, send favorite memories to [email protected]

  • Class of 2021 selects the Hyatt Regency Boston as next year's prom venue

Chat with Cat: New England vs. Everyone

Chat with Cat: New England vs. Everyone

Caterina Tomassini

March 26, 2019


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

One month ago, the New England Patriots claimed yet another Super Bowl victory. I’ve only been on this planet for 16 years, and in those years, I’ve been fortunate enough to witness 12 Boston sports championships. Nothing screams spoiled like a fan who doesn’t know what it’s like for their team ...

Warrior Weekly: March Madness Breakdown

Warrior Weekly: March Madness Breakdown

Aiden Chitkara

March 21, 2019


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

It’s that time of year again. The weather gets warmer, spring sports start and the NCAA tournament committee releases the March Madness bracket. In my opinion, there is no better one-week time period in the entire school year than this one. Overall, the selection committee did a good job with the...

Today is the Day: Interviews

Today is the Day: Interviews

Emma Marton

March 15, 2019


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

Interviewing is a terrifying process, and you never feel prepared. You never truly are prepared, in my opinion. I’ve done five of them now, and I would be nervous to do another one. I’ve interviewed once to get my job at Lincoln Summer Camp, two different times when I applied to BASE, once to ge...

Warrior Weekly: B1G Wrestling Championship

Warrior Weekly: B1G Wrestling Championship

CJ Brown

March 15, 2019


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

For the latest edition of Warrior Weekly, I’m going to be covering a topic that gets close to zero coverage on the national scale: NCAA wrestling and the Big 10 Championships. 125: Everyone knew going into the tournament that it would come down to Northwestern’s Sebastian Rivera and Iowa’s...

Warrior Weekly: Bryce Harper’s monster deal

Warrior Weekly: Bryce Harper’s monster deal

Charlie Moore

March 8, 2019


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

The question that has captivated baseball for the past decade has finally been answered. The speculation over former Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper’s new home has been discussed and debated since before the young stud even entered the league. And on Thursday, Feb. 28, Major League Baseball...

Review: Happy Death Day 2U

Review: Happy Death Day 2U

Christos Belibasakis

March 7, 2019


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

With the success of the film Happy Death Day, audiences have waited to see if its sequel, Happy Death Day 2U, could live up to its standards. The Universal Pictures sequel has received mix reviews by critics. While some may say that Happy Death Day 2U is closely a derivative to its prequel, it is an imp...

Politipress: Growing pool of candidates (Part 2)

Politipress: Growing pool of candidates (Part 2)

Charlie Moore

March 6, 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 tenth installment of Politipress, I take a look at the Republicans looking to challenge President Trump in the 2020 race for the presidency. I broke ...

Warrior Weekly: Boston Bruins are heating up

Warrior Weekly: Boston Bruins are heating up

Aiden Chitkara

February 28, 2019


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

The Boston Bruins have picked the perfect time to start playing their best hockey. With only 20 games left in the regular season, the Bruins have begun to their journey in locking up the second seed in the Atlantic Division. With the Tampa Bay Lightning dominating the league with a staggering 98 points,...

Politipress: Growing Pool of Candidates (Part I)

Politipress: Growing Pool of Candidates (Part I)

Charlie Moore

February 13, 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 this installment of Politipress, I take a look at the latest Democrats to throw their hats in the 2020 race for the presidency. 2020 is so close yet so far from where we cu...

Review: Escape Room

Review: Escape Room

Christos Belibasakis

February 13, 2019


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

Escape Room, the self-labeled psychological horror movie, took audiences by surprise as it rose to become the fourth-highest grossing film so far in 2019. The horror film, which fits more under the title of a thriller, follows a group of six people who are invited to a mysterious escape room game, which...

Kyle’s Column: Chinese-American

Kyle’s Column: Chinese-American

Kyle Chen

February 8, 2019


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

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 me, they didn’t see an American - instead, they saw the “yellow” skin, black hair and slanted eyes...

Warrior Weekly: Reviewing Super Bowl LIII

Warrior Weekly: Reviewing Super Bowl LIII

Charlie Moore

February 7, 2019


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

It is extremely safe to assume that a majority of Wayland High School students managed to tune in to Sunday night’s Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. The 13-3 victory for Bill Belichick's squad was the sixth Super Bowl victory in his tenure and the sixth...

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