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

Kyle’s Column: Memorial Day – More than just a time for gratitude

Kyle’s Column: Memorial Day – More than just a time for gratitude

Kyle Chen

May 30, 2018


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

This past Monday, I attended the annual Memorial Day celebration held in the Lakeview Cemetery. Despite a morning of overcast skies, a pretty large group of townspeople showed up, occupying the rings of grass and the asphalt walkways surrounding the center of the cemetery. A line of police officers stood...

Politipress: 2018-2019 School Elections

Politipress: 2018-2019 School Elections

Charlie Moore

May 30, 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 focus on WHS’ election season for Student Council president and vice president. During the week of May 28, Wayland students...

Opinion: Yet another school schooting

Opinion: Yet another school schooting

Teresa Hank Gomez

May 25, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

Again another school shooting. Again students and teachers lost their lives. I was at a seminar for exchange students when I heard about the tragic shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. Among the victims was a young girl who, just like me, achieved her dream of studying abroad. The Pakistani student, Sabi...

Warrior Weekly: Signing off

Warrior Weekly: Signing off

Duncan Stephenson

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Warrior Weekly, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

It’s been a lot of fun writing Warrior Weekly over the past three years. This year I experimented with various formats such as columns, quick takes, and college football weekly reviews and rankings. Although the consistency of posts faltered during the second half of this year, I hope you enjoyed my...

Emma Goes Clubbing: Crafts for a Cause

Emma Goes Clubbing: Crafts for a Cause

Emma Marton

May 16, 2018


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

The anticipation leading up to my first meeting at this club had been building for months, since the club is relatively new. The idea is to learn how to sew, specifically using a sewing machine, and all the proceeds go to a good place. The club has been making surgical caps for the children’s hospi...

Kyle’s Column: No joking matter

Kyle’s Column: No joking matter

Kyle Chen

May 15, 2018


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

The field house throbbed with a din of voices, fueled by the steady stream of students spilling into the gymnasium to watch an all-school assembly in response to the racist graffiti found on the Timeline Tunnel. In the center of the basketball court mingled a large group of teachers, most of whom were eng...

Weekly Exchange: French vs. American schools

Weekly Exchange: French vs. American schools

Emma Nallet

May 15, 2018


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

Whether it is in France or the United States, school has been an essential place in students’ lives. In both countries, students spend about 13 years of their existence at school if they start in kindergarten and graduate at 18. Even though we have this common likeness, numerous differences separate...

Review: ‘Dead or Alive’ by Evan Hughes

Review: ‘Dead or Alive’ by Evan Hughes

CJ Brown and Charlie Moore

May 14, 2018


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

Evan Hughes, a member of the WHS Class of 2016, has released yet another album for the masses. Hughes put out his latest project, 'Dead or Alive,' on April 21. The album features six tracks, all of which display Hughes’ increased versatility as an up-and-coming artist. “Dead or Alive is the b...

Politipress: Maura Healey – The People’s Lawyer

Politipress: Maura Healey – The People’s Lawyer

Charlie Moore

May 7, 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 the identity and agendas of the politicians who represent us. In this installment of Politipress, I focus on Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, and why she calls herself “the people’s lawyer.” On Sun...

Review – Avengers: Infinity War

Review – Avengers: Infinity War

Kevin Wang

May 6, 2018


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

Warning: this article contains an infinite number of spoilers from the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The Avengers “Me personally, I have a lot to lose,” Rocket said. *loses everything* Marvel’s finally getting dark and grim! Hooray! To recap the heart-wrenching massacre of Marvel sup...

Kyle’s Column: Voices of the Future

Kyle’s Column: Voices of the Future

Kyle Chen

April 28, 2018


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

We touched down around nine in the evening. The plane glided over the tarmac as the captain’s voice crackled through the intercom - “ladies and gentlemen, welcome to San Francisco.” As we reached the gate, the plane eased to a stop in front of the expansive airport windows. A collective meta...

Emma Goes Clubbing: Anime Club

Emma Goes Clubbing: Anime Club

Emma Marton

April 11, 2018


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

Because of all the snow days, and because I have a tendency to forget details quickly, I ended up visiting Anime Club twice. The first time I went to visit them, it almost looked like an empty classroom; the lights were off, and there were only a few figures stationary in the darkness. I creaked open...

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