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

Students give back to daycare community with holiday cheer

Students give back to daycare community with holiday cheer

Jess Reilly

December 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The language department will visit the Yawkey Center daycare in Dorchester on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Department Head Melissa Bryant will lead the group attending this annual tradition, which is made up of 22 students. “[The trip] has been going on for over 40 years, so it’s been going on for a long...

MOTS: Students share thoughts on the El Chapo trial

MOTS: Students share thoughts on the El Chapo trial

Hailey Robinson and Christina Taxiarchis

December 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, MOTS/React, Showcase, WSPN

Students speak out their opinions on the trial for Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as “El Chapo”, the Mexican drug lord. His history of violence, as well as his involvement in the Sinaloa drug cartel for over 20 years, ultimately led up to his capture and trial. ...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Julia Callini

December 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN

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Debate team collects silver bid to national tournament

Debate team collects silver bid to national tournament

Caterina Tomassini

December 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Two students from the WHS Debate team recently earned the school’s first silver bid to the Tournament of Champions (TOC). Senior co-captain Andy Wang and his partner, sophomore Atharva Weling, have collected one out of two bids necessary to compete in the national tournament held at the University...

Warrior Weekly: A breakdown of recent football news

Warrior Weekly: A breakdown of recent football news

Aiden Chitkara

December 7, 2018


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

This week, there has been more than enough news to keep football fans talking. From firings to retirements, there are plenty of current events to jump into, not to mention a video that surfaced this week of a young NFL star that has put his football career in jeopardy. It would be an understatement t...

News Brief: Ski teams to hold Ski Swap

News Brief: Ski teams to hold Ski Swap

Kevin Wang

December 7, 2018


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

The Alpine and Nordic ski teams will be holding their annual "Ski Swap" on Saturday, Dec. 8 to fundraise for practices and races. Students may drop off any lightly used or unused Alpine or Nordic ski equipment at the WHS Commons from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. The teams note that they can...

Alternative Forms of Learning: Where students look for support

Alternative Forms of Learning: Where students look for support

Ellie Tyska

December 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Students face many challenges and difficulties throughout their academic journey. In these times of trouble, there are helpful resources, such as the WHS academic center, where they can be connected with a personal tutor. The academic center focuses on helping students who are in need of academic support....

Artist of the Month: Sammy Janoff

Artist of the Month: Sammy Janoff

Christina Taxiarchis

December 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, Artist of the Month, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

At a young age, freshman Sammy Janoff discovered that acting was going to play a large role in her life. A big part of growing up involves figuring out one's interests. While some gravitate towards coloring, playing video games or sleeping, others find a passion that they are going to partake in for...

News Brief: Nocito to retire after three years at WHS

News Brief: Nocito to retire after three years at WHS

Kevin Wang

December 7, 2018


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

Assistant Principal James Nocito will retire during the summer of 2019 after three years at WHS and 34 years in public education. He announced his decision to faculty members on Monday, Dec. 3, and Principal Allyson Mizoguchi notified the student body on the same day. As an administrator, Nocito highly va...

Nick Smith: You have to know that you’re going to make a save

Nick Smith: You have to know that you’re going to make a save

Kate Balicki

December 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Spotlight, WSPN

Senior goalie Nick Smith has been a key member of the boys varsity soccer team for the past two years. In 2017, Smith helped advance the Warriors to the sectional semifinals. In 2018, his exceptional effort in goal led the Warriors to win the Division 3 State Championship. Smith started playing soccer in the second g...

To Google or not to Google?

To Google or not to Google?

Alex Janoff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

When beginning a typical research project, a high schooler’s instinct is to quickly type their research question into Google and click on the first three links. Although this seems to be the most convenient option, there are many other methods that students can use to find adequate research. Information...

Students and local seniors bridge age gap in Wayland

Students and local seniors bridge age gap in Wayland

Joanna Barrow and CJ Brown

December 4, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

A new program at WHS called “Sages and Seekers” brings together local seniors, or “Sages,” and high school students, or “Seekers.” The program is intended to help bridge today’s generation with longtime residents. By fostering discussion and sharing experiences, the students and seniors...

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