Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

Politipress: Wayland to pass on grass

Politipress: Wayland to pass on grass

Charlie Moore

November 27, 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 review the most recent Wayland Town Meeting and what it accomplished. Wayland held a 10-topic town meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13 in the ...

Mock midterms results

Mock midterms results

Julia Callini

November 14, 2018


Filed under Infographics, News, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

On Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6, the AP Government and Politics class held a mock midterm election for WHS in the commons. The following infographics detail the WHS results, as well as how they compared to the actual Massachusetts election results.       ...

Politipress: Post-Midterms Recap

Politipress: Post-Midterms Recap

Charlie Moore

November 14, 2018


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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 recap the 2018 midterm elections, discussing results and impacts. So the midterms have come and gone. Did that blue wave wash Cong...

Politipress: Midterms Overview

Politipress: Midterms Overview

Charlie Moore

October 31, 2018


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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 overview the 2018 Midterm elections, including who you will find on your ballot and what a vote for each candidate means...

Opinion: Register to Vote

Opinion: Register to Vote

Elizabeth Francis, Wayland Democratic Town Committee

October 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Editor's Note: This opinion piece was co-written by the Wayland Democratic Town Committee. Your vote matters. Recent elections and governmental decisions have highlighted just how much our government affects our daily lives. If any recent national event has struck any sort of chord with you, whet...

News Brief: Full class Executive Board rosters announced

News Brief: Full class Executive Board rosters announced

Kevin Wang

June 2, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Class Executive Board members were announced on Friday, June 1. They will complement the class officers, who were elected a week prior, in the upcoming school year. "I" denotes incumbency, and the quantity denotes the number of years the officer has already served. Class of 2019, current juniors Of...

News Brief: Student Council officers elected amid low turnout

News Brief: Student Council officers elected amid low turnout

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao

June 2, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Student Council officers for the 2018-2019 school year were announced on Friday, June 1. Junior President-elect Amanda Armstrong and junior Vice President-elect Gage Fuller defeated the junior tickets of Emerson Kiefer and Henry Stafford and David Hill and Nick Smith, along with the sophomore ticket...

Politipress: 2018-2019 School Elections

Politipress: 2018-2019 School Elections

Charlie Moore

May 30, 2018


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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...

Politipress: Maura Healey – The People’s Lawyer

Politipress: Maura Healey – The People’s Lawyer

Charlie Moore

May 7, 2018


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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...

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...

Opinion: Still not a racist?

Opinion: Still not a racist?

Amira English and Tamira English

March 6, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

Disappointed, but not surprised. That’s all we can say right now. Our President, Donald J. Trump, has struck once again and it’s an all-time low. During a bipartisan DACA meeting at the White House, Trump reportedly said, “why are we having all these people from ‘shithole’ countries come h...

The Man

The Man

Kevin Wang

January 29, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Politics, WSPN

The Meiselmans moved to Wayland in 1991 in order to provide their sons Colin, 3, and Connor, 1, with strong educations. Two years later, Ryan Meiselman was born. Colin Meiselman attended Happy Hollow School, Wayland Middle School and Wayland High School before graduating with the Class of 2006. Colin then studied Political Science at American University in Washington D.C....

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