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  • Construction has begun on the WHS turf, tennis courts, and softball field

  • Student council voting to occur on Wednesday June 12 and Thursday June 13 in the Commons throughout all lunches

  • Advisory to change next year: meet multiple times a week, only grade-based

  • Nicole Haghdoust selected for the World Language Department Chair position in place of Melissa Bryant

  • Sean Gass, head of Upper School at the Salem Academy Charter School, to replace Ethan Dolleman as assistant principal

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Aiden Chitkara

June 12, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Sports, Warrior Weekly, WSPN

The first ever NFL game was  in 1920, the first ever MLB game was in 1876 and the first ever PLL game was on June 1, last Saturday. The PLL (Premier Lacrosse League) played its inaugural game in Boston last weekend. The league is made up of six teams, none of which have a “home” field. The le...

Administration to implement reworked advisory

Administration to implement reworked advisory

Kyle Chen

June 12, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The advisory system at WHS will see a significant rework at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Advisory meetings will consist of seven-minute sessions between blocks two and three on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. In addition, advisories will be grouped by individual grade, this will...

Meet the Student Council presidential candidates

Meet the Student Council presidential candidates

Isabella Arenas

June 11, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Student Council elections will take place on June 12 and June 13 during all lunches. Students run together as a pair of a president and vice president. WSPN met with the Student Council president and vice president candidates. Gavyn Davies (President) Why are you running? "I'm running for Student Counc...

Spring sports playoff update (5 teams)

Spring sports playoff update (5 teams)

Hailey Robinson, CJ Brown, Aiden Chitkara, Josh Schreiber, and Max Brande

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Girls Lacrosse The No. 1 seeded girls varsity lacrosse team defeated No. 9 Holliston in the second round after receiving a bye in the first round. Last season, the girls made it to the state semifinals but ultimately fell 10-13 to Bromfield. After falling just short of the state finals last year, the t...

News Brief: Student-directed plays to perform on June 11

News Brief: Student-directed plays to perform on June 11

Christina Taxiarchis

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

On Tuesday, June 11, four members of the Class of 2019 will be presenting their one-act plays that they both wrote and direct. The plays will be presented at 7 p.m., and tickets will be sold for $5 at the door. The show will consist of four short plays that are directed by seniors Amelia Brodney, Lizzy...

Softball moves to Cochituate Field amid field construction

Softball moves to Cochituate Field amid field construction

Madeline Maurer

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

This year, the athletic facilities at WHS were approved for a near-complete renovation. Although the turf field renovation is the face of the project, many other changes are being made to the WHS campus. Upon entering the school grounds, one can see the first steps of this project: the clearing of the...

ICYMI: Week of June 3

ICYMI: Week of June 3

Meredith Prince

June 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

Features: WSPN’s Jessica Reilly took a close look into sophomore Julia Mele’s passion for dancing. Reilly also reflected on the senior events and how seniors feel about not having a senior prom. Sports: Reporters CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara alongside WSPN’s Charlie Moore discussed Wayland’s sports teams in playoffs and their opinions on the Bruins and Red Sox in e...

Wayland Sports Chat – Episode 3

Wayland Sports Chat – Episode 3

Max Brande, Aiden Chitkara, CJ Brown, and Josh Schreiber

June 6, 2019


Filed under Broadcast, Showcase, Sports Broadcast, WSPN, WSPN.TV

In the third episode of Wayland Sports Chat, WSPN's sports show is hosted by CJ Brown, Aiden Chitkara and Max Brande. The hosts break down Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, preview the NBA Finals and preview the playoffs for several WHS sports teams.

Sports Junkies Episode 17: Are the Bruins and Sox in trouble?

Sports Junkies Episode 17: Are the Bruins and Sox in trouble?

Charlie Moore, CJ Brown, and Aiden Chitkara

June 5, 2019


Filed under Broadcast, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports, Sports Broadcast, Sports Junkies, WSPN

In the bi-weekly series Sports Junkies, WSPN’s Charlie Moore, CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara give their take on the state of national and local sports. In the seventeenth installment of the podcast, the hosts preview Wayland’s spring playoff teams, and talk about their concerns with the Bruins. Addi...

Jay Provost: when life gives you bees, make honey

Jay Provost: when life gives you bees, make honey

Josh Schreiber

June 5, 2019


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

Sophomore Jay Provost has taken up a relatively unique hobby and business alongside his dad, Bob Provost. What started out as an idea lead to the creation of a company called "Bob and Jay Bees." They bought their first hives after Bob Provost suggested to Jay that they try beekeeping together, but it...

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