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

Weekly Exchange: Gun control in the U.S. vs. in France and Germany

Weekly Exchange: Gun control in the U.S. vs. in France and Germany

Emma Nallet and Teresa Hank-Gomez

April 7, 2018


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

In the first issue of Weekly Exchange, Emma Nallet, an exchange student from France, and Teresa Hank-Gomez, an exchange student from Germany, examine the differences between gun control in the US and gun control in their home countries. Gun Control in the U.S. vs. in France: Feb. 14, 2018 was a pe...

Kyle’s Column: A Revelation

Kyle’s Column: A Revelation

Kyle Chen

April 6, 2018


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

Last Saturday morning, I woke to the rude beeping of my alarm clock. Pushing aside my blankets, I squinted at the crisp LED display resting on my nightstand - 10:30 a.m. Stretching leisurely, I slowly elevated myself from the warmth of the covers. My feet padded over the soft wooden floors as I saunter...

Emma Goes Clubbing: Game Club

Emma Goes Clubbing: Game Club

Emma Marton

April 5, 2018


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

I first went to Game Club during my sophomore year. It was an accident in many ways; I’d seen the display my freshman year at the Club Fair, and shown an interest, but turned away because it was on math team day. However, as my interests have strayed from math to fun, I rediscovered this club. They ...

Opinion: Why I marched in the ‘March For Our Lives’

Opinion: Why I marched in the ‘March For Our Lives’

Isabel Gitten

March 27, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

On Saturday, March 24, thousands of Americans participated in the March For Our Lives that took place in many cities across the country. Here in Boston, I joined the 50,000 students, teachers, parents and community members who marched to the Boston Common to bring attention to the issue of gun violence i...

Politipress: Meet the Candidates for Board of Selectmen

Politipress: Meet the Candidates for Board of Selectmen

Charlie Moore

March 24, 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.  The Wayland Board of Selectmen is a chamber of five citizens who represent a large number of issues in Wayland’s town Governance. As stated by the Wayl...

Kyle’s Column: Marginalized March Madness

Kyle’s Column: Marginalized March Madness

Kyle Chen

March 22, 2018


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

It’s that time of year again. The time for brackets to be made, for upsets to occur, and for madness to reign supreme. March is here and with it, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is once again in full swing. For the large majority of my friends and peers, the first thing that comes to mind w...

WHS teachers reflect on school shootings (video)

WHS teachers reflect on school shootings (video)

Teresa Hank Gomez

March 22, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

WHS teachers share their views on the recent Parkland shooting and arming teachers.

Warrior Weekly: Jets trade up for third overall pick in NFL draft

Warrior Weekly: Jets trade up for third overall pick in NFL draft

Duncan Stephenson

March 21, 2018


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

Yesterday, the Jets and Colts agreed to terms for a trade that will send the third overall pick in the upcoming draft to New York. More information on the deal can be found here. Surely Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made this deal with the intention to select one of the draft’s top three signal...

Editorial: Weighted GPAs need to stay

Editorial: Weighted GPAs need to stay

Editorial Board

March 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

As students at Wayland High School, we are lucky enough to be in an environment where teachers care about both our well-being and our success. Although the changes the school makes in order to keep us happy and healthy are usually beneficial, the latest plan to improve the experience of students will...

Emma Goes Clubbing: K-pop

Emma Goes Clubbing: K-pop

Emma Marton

March 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, WSPN

Every year, one of the biggest events of Winter Week is the K-pop performance, and this year's performance was no exception. But what actually goes into a performance like this? What kind of club is it? These were the questions I had in my mind, so I decided to finally go and visit them formally. Jun...

Warriorpedia: Senior Show

Warriorpedia: Senior Show

Isabel Gitten

March 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Warriorpedia, WSPN

Warriorpedia is a collection of explanations of traditions, events, practices and places at WHS that are commonly known across the community. Term: Senior Show When: Last weekend in March before spring sports Who: Seniors What: Senior Show is a comedic fundraiser performance put on by the sen...

Editorial: WSPN stands with Parkland students

Editorial: WSPN stands with Parkland students

Editorial Board

March 12, 2018


Filed under Articles, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

The #neveragain movement has exploded in the wake of the latest school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Finally, the nation is listening to the victims who are demanding gun reform. After 150 mass shootings where four or more people were killed by one or two shooters in the U.S. since 1966, and 291 school sh...

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