Wayland Student Press

  • June 1WHS 2019-20 grades will not factor into students' GPAs
  • May 5As of May 6, it's the law in Massachusetts to wear a mask if one is in public and is unable to social distance
  • April 24All MA Schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, work to remain online
  • April 8March and May College Board SAT's are cancelled due to coronavirus
  • April 8Coronavirus outbreak causes schools across the country to switch to remote online learning
  • April 8Q3 and Q4 will collectively be graded as pass/fail, work begins to be required on April 13
  • March 17WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam through Revolution Prep to be administered online
  • February 6Submit ideas for the Monday Minute on our google form which is under "Broadcast"
  • February 6The construction site behind the school is closed to the public, no one should be on the turf or track until the construction fence is removed
  • September 17View the WHS bell schedules on our site by selecting "WHS Resources" at the top and then "Bells"

Opinion: I’m really going to miss Pete Buttigieg

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention. WSPN's Atharva Weling analyzes what America will miss out on with Buttigieg's exit from the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination.

Atharva Weling

March 9, 2020

I’m willing to bet that you had never heard of South Bend, Indiana until the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination began. It’s the fourth-largest city of America’s 17th-largest state and other than the University of Notre Dame, which lies a few miles north of the city, there are...

The Impeachment of Donald Trump: Two Sides of the Argument

The Impeachment of Donald Trump: Two Sides of the Argument

Atharva Weling and Jonathan Zhang

February 4, 2020

In this side-by-side opinion series, staff writers Atharva Weling and Jonathan Zhang tackle the impeachment process and its implications for the success of the Democratic agenda.

Opinion: Impeachment is the answer

Jonathan Zhang

February 4, 2020

Honesty and integrity, decision making that benefits the people and someone who listens to the people: these are the traits of a good leader. President Donald Trump is not a good leader and should no longer be tolerated. Honesty and integrity place a crucial role in leadership. As the CEO magazine tells us, “Honesty is a leader’s most valuable and most valued leadership quality; it serves as the gateway fo...

Opinion: Impeachment is not the answer

Atharva Weling

February 4, 2020

“The other thing: there's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Biden stopped the prosecution, and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it… it ...

Politipress: And then there were fifteen

In the latest installment of Politipress, WSPN's Atharva Weling takes a look at what went wrong for the candidates that have dropped out of or are struggling in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination.

Atharva Weling

December 9, 2019

To the average voter on the left of the aisle, the fear of another four years with Trump as our commander-in-chief often materializes whenever the subject of the 2020 election comes up. The presidential candidates themselves are no exception. The number one goal of Democrats in 2020 is to take Trump,...

Opinion: Political engagement – when opportunity becomes obligation

The political mural in room B242. WSPN's Atharva Weling explores the rationale of politically apathetic students and the necessity of political engagement.

Atharva Weling

November 25, 2019

On July 1, 1971, the United States ratified the 26th Amendment to the Constitution, granting the right to vote to all American citizens who were 18 years or older. This momentous occasion was made possible by the Vietnam War and the government’s need for troops in their fight against the Viet Cong....

Andrew Yang: Eye of the Blue Hurricane

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks at a rally in Plaistow, New Hampshire. Yang has built a campaign off of a commitment to the issues, zeroing in on universal basic income and how best to adapt to automation. “I don’t feel like any of us on this campaign feel like figuring out who has the best solutions comes from attacking one another as candidates,” Yang's deputy press secretary Hilary Kinney said.

Kevin Wang

September 24, 2019

“We’re up here with make-up on our faces and our rehearsed attack lines, playing roles in this reality TV show. It’s one reason why we elected a reality TV star as our president.” Applause. “We need to be laser focused on solving the real challenges of today.” Wild applause. 10...

Politipress: Growing pool of candidates (part 3)

In the latest installment of Politipress, WSPN's Alex Janoff takes a look at the rapidly growing field of candidates for the 2020 presidential election.

Alex Janoff

May 8, 2019

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 the eleventh installment of Politipress, I take a look at the biggest names looking to challenge President Trump in the 2020 race for the presidency. In ...

Politicast Episode 2: Michael Cohen’s Testimony

Politicast Episode 2: Michael Cohen's Testimony

Alex Janoff, Charlie Moore, and Christos Belibasakis

March 14, 2019

Politicast is the bi-weekly political podcast of WSPN. Hosted by Alex Janoff, Charlie Moore and Christos Belibasakis, Politicast features a range of political views on a wide variety of issues. In Episode 2, the hosts give their takes on Michael Cohen's testimony, his trustworthiness and the impact of...

Politipress: Growing pool of candidates (Part 2)

In the latest installment of Politipress, WSPN's Charlie Moore discusses potential Republican candidates for the 2020 presidential election.

Charlie Moore

March 6, 2019

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 the tenth installment of Politipress, I take a look at the Republicans looking to challenge President Trump in the 2020 race for the presidency. I broke ...

Politicast Episode 1: The Virginia Legislature

Politicast Episode 1: The Virginia Legislature

Alex Janoff, Charlie Moore, and Christos Belibasakis

February 27, 2019

Politicast is the bi-weekly political podcast of WSPN. Hosted by Alex Janoff, Charlie Moore and Christos Belibasakis, Politicast features a range of political views and biases on a wide variety of issues. In Episode 1, the hosts break down the state of Virginia politics and preview the Democratic pr...

Politipress: Growing Pool of Candidates (Part I)

In the latest installment of Politipress, WSPN's Atharva Weling takes a look at the implications of Twitter's decision to fact-check President Trump's tweets for misinformation in America.

Charlie Moore

February 13, 2019

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 take a look at the latest Democrats to throw their hats in the 2020 race for the presidency. 2020 is so close yet so far from where we cu...

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