Wayland Student Press

  • Laura Cole, LSRHS guidance counselor, is chosen as next assistant principal of WHS

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • WSPN to host final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

  • Junior Kyle Chen places third in national piano competition

  • WHSTE's "Pronoun" qualifies for state finals at Old John Hancock Hall

  • 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

  • Class of 2022 runs mattress fundraiser

  • CAPA a cappella concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 6

  • Seniors Lauren Campbell, Eric McGonagle, Myle Larsen to host Progressive Dinner on March 30

Review: Happy Death Day 2U

Review: Happy Death Day 2U

Christos Belibasakis

March 7, 2019


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

With the success of the film Happy Death Day, audiences have waited to see if its sequel, Happy Death Day 2U, could live up to its standards. The Universal Pictures sequel has received mix reviews by critics. While some may say that Happy Death Day 2U is closely a derivative to its prequel, it is an imp...

Review: Escape Room

Review: Escape Room

Christos Belibasakis

February 13, 2019


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

Escape Room, the self-labeled psychological horror movie, took audiences by surprise as it rose to become the fourth-highest grossing film so far in 2019. The horror film, which fits more under the title of a thriller, follows a group of six people who are invited to a mysterious escape room game, which...

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...

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 ...

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...

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Meredith Prince

November 27, 2018


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

Queen, the British rock band formed in 1970, has finally received its well-overdue biopic. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” named after the band’s six-minute song that is one of the best-selling singles of all time, relives Queen’s journey to becoming a successful band and how they created their music. M...

Review: Venom

Review: Venom

Christos Belibasakis

November 15, 2018


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

Warning: Spoilers ahead. The first installment of Sony’s Marvel Universe, “Venom” is a fast-paced Sci-fi thriller that has taken the box office by storm. Tom Hardy shines in an incredible performance as Venom, the comic-book anti-hero that made its debut in "Spider-Man 3," alongside supporting ac...

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Joyce Wu

September 28, 2018


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

Warning: Spoilers ahead.   In the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers a classic rom-com storyline paired with dazzling cinematography, complex characters and heavy underlying themes.    “Crazy Rich Asians” tells the story of NYU economics profes...

Review: The Nun

Review: The Nun

Christos Belibasakis

September 23, 2018


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

One of the most anticipated films of 2018, “The Nun” brings us the frightening fifth installment into the world of “The Conjuring,” a series based on Ed and Lorraine Warren’s accounts of true events. With the series’ good reputation, it seemed that the continuous jump scares and thrilling scene...

Review: Hans down, “Solo” is worth the watch

Review: Hans down, “Solo” is worth the watch

Julia Callini

June 17, 2018


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

Warning: spoilers ahead. Hop aboard the Millenium Falcon for the fun, fast-paced and action-filled prequel to “A New Hope.”  With action and effects that dazzle and delight, “Solo” will not disappoint fans of the “Star Wars” series. Solo takes place seven years after the third movie...

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...

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...

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