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

Lucky 18 in Israel?

Basil Halperin

February 23, 2009


Filed under WSPN, WSPN Blogs

The number 18 carries a special value in Hebrew. It is representative of the word "chai," meaning "life." You might know it as a symbol worn as a necklace by many Jews, or as the amount of money given as a Bar or Bat Mitzvah gift – actions meant to symbolize the blessing of long life. The number 18,...

WSPN Promo: Did I tell you I love you?

Sasha Pansovoy

February 3, 2009


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Back in the day, Walt Disney said: “I love Mickey Mouse more that any woman I have ever known.” For Valentine's Day, make your affection known to everyone and your loved one by submitting a shout-out to WSPN! Once you submit a sentence, WSPN will feature it on the top of the front page where the...

Bush makes last push to curb reproductive rights

Sasha Pansovoy

January 16, 2009


Filed under Articles, Opinion

President George W. Bush has taken one final shot at the abortion issue. Specifically, he has pushed to pass the “right of conscience” legislation which will allow medical personnel “to refuse to participate in any practice they object to on moral grounds, including abortion but possibly birth...

Paradise on Earth

Sasha Pansovoy

December 1, 2008


Filed under Features, WSPN Blogs

Vacation traveling is usually entertaining, but when I found out, near the end of last spring, that my family and I were going on a two week sailing vacation in French Polynesia, I got really excited; the French Polynesian Islands are considered “paradise on Earth,” and I was about to see for myself....

Expensive snacks make students go crazy

Whitney Fletcher

November 8, 2008


Filed under Opinion, WSPN

One fifty for a croissant? Sixty cents for a chocolate chip muffin? Most of you were probably appalled to discover the sudden increase in nearly all the snack line items. This change probably came unexpectedly, leaving you to frantically search for spare change in your pockets, while quietly cursing...

Latest Recalls: Chocolate and Coffee

Latest Recalls: Chocolate and Coffee

Sasha Pansovoy

October 28, 2008


Filed under Features, WSPN Blogs

We all remember the toy recall last year; many Fisher-Price toys were recalled due to a lead poisoning scare. Of course, no one wants their child to get lead poisoning. Now, the recalls have been announced on such popular items as chocolate or coffee. Recently, seven hundred tons of milk powder wer...

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