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

Review: Bird Box

Review: Bird Box

Christos Belibasakis

February 5, 2019


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Bird Box, the terrifying thriller that has spurred an internet challenge which subsequently caused a teen to crash her car driving blindfolded, took the world by storm when it was released on Dec. 21, 2018 as a Netflix Original. The film is based on a novel written by Josh Malerman of the same name. Howev...

Opinion: Lost Opportunities

Opinion: Lost Opportunities

Caterina Tomassini

February 4, 2019


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

For some people, the idea of gym class makes them want to hide in a corner. The thought of having to change into smelly gym clothes, being covered in sweat and gasping for breath can be atrocious. Similarly, math equations haunt some students in their sleep while for others, English essays seem to be the m...

Review: Aquaman

Review: Aquaman

Christos Belibasakis

January 22, 2019


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Aquaman, the Warner Bros. Pictures’ sixth installment of the DC Extended Universe, brings viewers an exciting perspective into the world of the superhero that is based on a DC comic of the same name. Already being the top-grossing DCEU movie ever and the fifth highest grossing movie of 2018, Aquaman ...

Kyle’s Column: Finding Your Voice

Kyle’s Column: Finding Your Voice

Kyle Chen

January 22, 2019


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

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 improve my writing. I’d always enjoyed the rewarding feeling that comes with putting your thoughts do...

Politipress: Review – “Vice”

Politipress: Review – “Vice”

Charlie Moore

January 15, 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 our representing politicians are, and what they actually do. In this installment of Politipress, I review Adam McKay’s latest movie, “Vice,” a mockumentary-style commentary on Vice President Dick Cheney. Forme...

Today is the Day: Taking a Test

Today is the Day: Taking a Test

Emma Marton

January 14, 2019


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

Test-taking is a skill. And, as sorry as I am to say this, it is a hard skill. Now you might be thinking, “I’m in high school, I know how to take a test.” However, the best test takers also have struggles and off days. No matter how well you know the material, feeling sick can throw you off yo...

Opinion: Disconnected

Opinion: Disconnected

Caterina Tomassini

January 8, 2019


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

A simple ring of a phone call, text message or Snapchat has the power to make a person stop in their tracks to respond, look down from their steering wheel and grow anxious not knowing who is trying to contact them. As a matter of fact, 95% of texts are read within three minutes of being sent.    ...

Politipress: A Looming Shutdown

Politipress: A Looming Shutdown

Charlie Moore

December 21, 2018


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 fiery debate over President Trump's border wall and why it may lead the federal government to a partial...

Warrior Weekly: The Patriots STINK

Warrior Weekly: The Patriots STINK

CJ Brown

December 21, 2018


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

The Patriots have done the unthinkable. They lost two games in a row. In December. Ugh. On Sunday the 16 matchup against the Steelers, the pats had 14 penalties for a whopping 106 yards. The game came down to the final possession, but Brady was unable to cook up his normal two-minute drill, and the S...

Review: Creed II

Review: Creed II

Christos Belibasakis

December 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

Warning: Spoilers ahead. One of the most anticipated films of 2018, Creed II has a lot to live up to as part of the Rocky series’ forty-year legacy. Creed II, the sequel to Creed (2015) and the eighth installment to the Rocky film series, brings back stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgr...

Warrior Weekly: Wrestling pins the competition

Warrior Weekly: Wrestling pins the competition

Charlie Moore

December 13, 2018


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

The Wayland wrestling team opened up their 2018-19 campaign with a quad meet on Saturday, Dec. 8. Wayland hosted Holliston, Keefe Tech and Lexington at the WHS field house. This year, Wrestling has had their sights set on returning to the Division 3 Central Sectional Finals, where they fell last year. W...

Kyle’s Column: Actions speak louder than words

Kyle’s Column: Actions speak louder than words

Kyle Chen

December 13, 2018


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

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 an extra hour in bed in the mornings next year. As a Wayland resident and WHS student, I will receive all...

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