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WHS’ revised parking lot policy divides junior and senior classes

WHS’ revised parking lot policy divides junior and senior classes

Abby Stoller
April 6, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

In the fall of 2015, the WHS parking lot system changed drastically. Instead of drawing a numbered spot out of the lottery, parking spots are now a free-for-all. There are no assigned spots, but this has caused controversy between student drivers. Even though students have the ability to park in whichever...

Girls’ basketball team finishes season (video)

Girls’ basketball team finishes season (video)

Hannah Rice and Abby Mitty
April 6, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Recent Posts, Showcase, Sports, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The girls' basketball team ended their playoff run after falling to Medfield 65-37 in the sectional semi-finals. Varsity coach Amanda Cosenza and junior Darby Leid, who is a captain, reflect on their season.

History department restricts conference room access

History department restricts conference room access

Joyce Wu
April 5, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The open door policy in the history wing conference room is no longer in place due to damage to one of the room's chairs. Before the incident, students were able to work quietly in the conference room without permission, but now, students must check in with department head Kevin Delaney for access. A...

Robotics team competes at regional competition

Robotics team competes at regional competition

Kyle Chen
April 5, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Last weekend, Wayland High School’s robotics team competed in the FRC (First Robotics Competition) North Shore event at Reading High School. The team advanced to the quarterfinals of the competition, where they were eliminated 2-1 in a best of three series. The team was awarded the “Excellence in...

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Artist of the Week: Amelia Ao

Joyce Wu
April 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Recent Posts, Student Art, WSPN

A girl sits in front of a blank canvas, pondering her next move. The colored pens and pencils are all lined up neatly beside her, for her convenience. Twirling the pen in her hand, she envisions what the white piece of paper could become. Exhaling, she puts the pen to the paper, slowly but steadily making...

Q&A with MMEA All-State attendees

Q&A with MMEA All-State attendees

Kevin Wang and Kyle Chen
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, MOTS/React, Recent Posts, WSPN

On March 10th and 11th, a select group of 16 WHS students performed in various bands, orchestras, and choirs at the MMEA All-State Festival at Boston's Symphony Hall. WSPN interviewed six of these students about their experiences during the festival. Freshman Brendan Ho, Violin What was your favorite pa...

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland wins 9th annual Civics Bee in unprecedented tiebreaker

BREAKING NEWS: Wayland wins 9th annual Civics Bee in unprecedented tiebreaker

Kevin Wang and Kyle Chen
April 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, Breaking News, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

Last Sunday, in an unprecedented two-part tiebreaker, Wayland’s Civics Bee team defeated teams from Sudbury and Weston to win the ninth annual Civics Bee. The bee was hosted by the League of Women Voters at Curtis Middle School in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The teams were scored through six rounds...

WHS Spanish National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

WHS Spanish National Honor Society holds induction ceremony

Matt Karle and Andrew D'Amico
April 4, 2017
Filed under Articles, News, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

On Wednesday, March 22, 32 students were inducted into the Wayland chapter of the Spanish National Honor Society during a ceremony held in the lecture hall. The students are the first new inductees after a decades-long hiatus. The Spanish National Honor Society, or Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, is...

Athlete of the Week: Cam Gordon

Athlete of the Week: Cam Gordon

Kate Balicki
April 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Week, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

Name: Cam Gordon Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Achievements: Gordon has been a 2014 State Champion, a 2015 DCL Champion, a 2016 State Champion, a DCL All Star, a three year varsity starter and a captain during his senior year. This year, he also received the NSCAA Senior Excellence Award. Sports...

2017 Red Sox season preview

2017 Red Sox season preview

Charlie Moore
April 2, 2017
Filed under Articles, Recent Posts, Sports, WSPN

The 2016 Boston Red Sox boasted an MVP candidate in Mookie Betts, a Cy Young winner in Rick Porcello, a retiring Boston hero in David Ortiz, and above all, a playoff berth. The '16 Sox were a run-producing machine with the best September record in baseball, but when the playoffs arrived, they were no ...

Did You Know: Ujan Talukdar

Did You Know: Ujan Talukdar

Lucy Hughes, Aimee LaRochelle
March 31, 2017
Filed under Did You Know?, Recent Posts, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

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