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News Brief: Full class Executive Board rosters announced

News Brief: Full class Executive Board rosters announced

Kevin Wang

June 2, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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....

The Race

The Race

Kevin Wang

January 29, 2018

Colin Meiselman, a Wayland native, Waltham history teacher and Wayland boys’ JV soccer coach, announced his candidacy for Massachusetts State Senate on Nov. 12, 2017. Meiselman is vying for the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District Senate seat. The region spans from Wayland to the northern part o...

The Issues

The Issues

Kevin Wang

January 29, 2018

Colin Meiselman hopes to overtake his fellow competitors for the Democratic nomination and then defeat Republican Sen. Richard J. Ross in the general election. In this article, some of Meiselman’s political beliefs and ideals are detailed. For further information regarding his stances, visit the Iss...

Opinion: There is liberal bias at Wayland High School

Opinion: There is liberal bias at Wayland High School

Christos Belibasakis and CJ Brown

November 7, 2017

Imagine your history class is having a political discussion. Your friends around you are jumping into the conversation, all wanting to share their thoughts on the topic. Now imagine that your opinion differs from everyone else’s. You want to voice your opinion but are afraid that your peers will unfairly...

Conservatives’ views on WHS’ political climate

Conservatives’ views on WHS’ political climate

Nathan Zhao

September 15, 2017

In the weeks and months following the 2016 presidential election, teachers and students discussed the election across all subjects and all classes. While some students participate willingly in all class discussions, others might feel left out. WSPN spoke to self-identifying conservatives regarding the...

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