Wayland Student Press

  • February 13Wednesday, Feb. 26 will be an extra-early release day at 12:15 p.m.
  • February 13The Wayland Public Schools Foundation (WPSF) Annual Fundraiser is Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Weston Golf Club
  • February 13Wayland World's Fair to take place at the Loker School on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 pm
  • February 13WHSTE presents their Winter One-Act Play, Squirrel Girl Goes To College: A Squirrel Girl Play. Performances are Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28 at 7:00 pm, on the WHS MainStage. Tickets are $10 for Adults, and $5 for Students and Senior Citizens
  • February 11Tuesday, February 11, TEC will hold an information session regarding their summer internships. It will be held at the Wayland Free Public Library from 7-8 pm. Registration not required.
  • February 11To honor Black History Month, Power Club members will recite an important quote over the loudspeaker throughout the month
  • February 11Window Dance Ensemble informational meeting to take place Wednesday, 2/13 after school
  • February 6Submit ideas for the Monday Minute on our google form which is under "Broadcast"
  • February 6The construction site behind the school is closed to the public, no one should be on the turf or track until the construction fence is removed
  • February 6Climate Committee to host Valentine's Dance at 7:30 on Friday, 2/14

Examining the effects of an overwhelmed youth

Examining the effects of an overwhelmed youth

Ryan Urato and Kevin Wang

December 4, 2019

In this side-by-side opinion series, guest writer Ryan Urato and Editor-in-Chief Kevin Wang tackle the effects of over-scheduled and overwhelmed high school students.

Opinion: ‘Control’

Opinion: ‘Control’

Kevin Wang

December 4, 2019

Ryan’s right: we are overwhelmed. We are stuck in a cyclical rat race, a desireless drive to climb every rung on the ladder until our heads bump into the cold, hard concrete of this arbitrary ceiling that we constructed for ourselves. We push ourselves to our physical, functional limits. We stack time-devouring...

Opinion: ‘Overwhelmed’

Opinion: ‘Overwhelmed’

Ryan Urato

December 4, 2019

It being nearly midnight on a Friday in January, the lights were switched off in every room of the house, every room except mine. I was awake and had been so for the previous eighteen hours, a time period in which I had gone to six classes, taken two tests, attended my varsity basketball game, helped...

Warrior Weekly: Bruins Continue Hot Streak

Warrior Weekly: Bruins Continue Hot Streak

Aiden Chitkara

December 3, 2019

Jaden Schwartz chips the puck around Brad Marchand and into the Bruins zone. Schwartz regains control and drop the puck back to Alex Petrangello. Petrangello shifts to his backhand and puts the puck over Tuukka Rask's blocker. The St. Louis Blues score with 7.9 seconds left in the first period and extend...

Album Review: “~How I’m Feeling~” by Lauv

Album Review: “~How I’m Feeling~” by Lauv

Alyssa Dickstein

November 26, 2019

Oct. 3 marked the release of Lauv’s EP “~How I’m Feeling~." Contrary to the title, the EP does not center around just one emotion but multiple. The first song on the track list, “Sims," is a love song, but by the end of the EP, Lauv has completely changed directions with the song “I’m so tired...

Opinion: Political engagement – when opportunity becomes obligation

Opinion: Political engagement – when opportunity becomes obligation

Atharva Weling

November 25, 2019

On July 1, 1971, the United States ratified the 26th Amendment to the Constitution, granting the right to vote to all American citizens who were 18 years or older. This momentous occasion was made possible by the Vietnam War and the government’s need for troops in their fight against the Viet Cong....

Album Review: ‘Sound the Bells’ by Dessa

Album Review: ‘Sound the Bells’ by Dessa

Brendan Ho

November 24, 2019

What can’t Dessa do? Born and raised in Minneapolis, she graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in philosophy and went on to become a rapper in the underground hip-hop/pop/rock/punk group Doomtree. Last year, she dropped her latest studio record, titled "Chime," which explored free...

Review: “Liar,” “Cry for Me,” and “Living Proof” by Camila Cabello

Review: “Liar,” “Cry for Me,” and “Living Proof” by Camila Cabello

Alyssa Dickstein

November 24, 2019

Camila Cabello released “Liar" on Sept. 4. This is the first solo work from Cabello since her 2018 debut album “Camila,” which featured “Havana,” the song that firmly established her as a rising superstar on the pop scene.  “Havana” rose to the top of the charts because of its catchi...

Opinion: WHS Field Hockey has been playing for much more than a state championship

Opinion: WHS Field Hockey has been playing for much more than a state championship

Jimmy Paugh

November 22, 2019

Although the fall sports season is over, many WHS teams clinched a playoff berth following a successful season. One of the more controversial playoff berths, however, was that of Wayland High’s varsity field hockey team. The team looked vastly different this year, most notably due to the fact that...

Warriorpedia: The fall musical

Warriorpedia: The fall musical

Remmi Shaw, Broadcast Editor

November 21, 2019

Warriorpedia is WSPN's dictionary of traditions, events, practices and places commonly known across the WHS community. Term: The fall musical When: Last weekend of November Who: Wayland High School Theater Ensemble(WHSTE) What: The fall musical is a performance put on by WHSTE as their first...

Kyle’s Column: Things Unseen

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 have to be a candidate of extraordinary merit and capability, but you also have to be a magician. Of...

Opinion: B-word ban a bad idea

Opinion: B-word ban a bad idea

Taylor McGuire

November 19, 2019

Picture this: You’re in the car blasting your music with the windows down when “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo comes on. You sing the lyrics with fluency: “You coulda’ had a bad bitch, noncommittal...” Suddenly, red and blue lights reflect off of the rearview mirrors, and the next thing you know,...

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