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"

Senior committed athletes face a reality: The cancellation of their college season

As soccer commit Kyle Mabe sets goals for his next four years playing soccer at Bryant University, the possibility of his season not being on time alters these goals, as all committed athletes adapt to the changes COVID-19 brings.

Kaitlyn Mabe

June 4, 2020

As athletes continue to have high hopes of finding success in the recruiting stages of their careers, the ones already committed, worry that their first season as a collegiate player might not turn out the way they thought it would. “I’ve tried to keep a positive attitude towards my freshman year,...

Mask fundraiser for Black Lives Matter

The mask that is being sold is pictured above. It is a black triply-ply cotton face mask. All profits will be directly donated to the Black Lives Matter Foundation.

Eliya Howard-Delman

June 4, 2020

WSPN news editor, sophomore Taylor McGuire has launched a fundraiser to raise money for the Black Lives Matter Foundation. The fundraiser is selling facial coverings that say "Wayland Warriors" on them, and they will be sold for $15 each. All of the profits will go directly to the Black Lives Matter...

10 apps to cure boredom during quarantine

WSPN’s Rebeca Kamens-Gil lists 10 apps that you can download to help you stay entertained during quarantine, from cooking to group video chatting. If you are looking for something new to do on your phone, keep on reading!

Rebeca Kamens-Gil

June 3, 2020

As the pandemic carries on, we are all stuck in our houses with only so much to do. Without being able to socialize and our only source of communication being technology, quarantine has us all bored out of our minds. If you’re looking to maximize the use of your device and take advantage of all this...

Chat with Cat: Not the right response

In this installment of Chat with Cat, managing editor Caterina Tomassini discusses the recent riots spreading through the nation due to George Floyd’s death.

Caterina Tomassini

June 3, 2020

Unfortunately, our world has come to the point where we need to burn buildings and start fights in order to be heard. In the past week, the death of a 46-year-old Minneapolis man named George Floyd has dominated the media. Shocked, Americans didn’t know what to do about the viral video of former...

Wayland Girls Soccer takes on quarantine with “Charity Miles”

The Wayland girls varsity soccer team has been using an app called “Charity Miles” to track their miles and the girls are competing against other teams in the DCL. On this app, there are more than 50 charities to choose from: World Wildlife Fund, Malala Fund, Leukemia + Lymphoma Society, Special Olympics, and many others,

Lauren Medeiros and Julia Raymond

June 2, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the stay at home order has us all stuck inside with nothing to do but go outside. Many people don’t realize they are traveling so many miles. Whether it be cycling, walking, running, or rollerblading, people are constantly moving. The Wayland girls varsity soccer team has been using...

News Brief: Curbside pickup to be offered at Wayland Library

The Wayland Library will reopen for limited services starting Monday, June 1, after closing on March 16.

Taylor McGuire

June 1, 2020

As of June 1, the Wayland Public Library will be reopening some of their services so that readers can check out books again after over two months of closure. The library closed all services on Monday, March 16, due to COVID-19. However, services will not be conducted normally. People who wish to check...

ICYMI: Week of May 25- Spring sports seasons lost, new SADD leaders, George Floyd opinion

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Taylor McGuire summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN articles.

Taylor McGuire

June 1, 2020

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Taylor McGuire summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. Features: WSPN's Caterina Tomassini and Lauren Mederois introduced the eight new leaders of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) at Wayland High School. Meanwhile, WSPN's Joanna Barrow an...

Opinion: Trump vs. Truth

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.

Atharva Weling

May 30, 2020

This should have happened a long time ago. On Tuesday, May 26, the president tweeted that “there is NO WAY (ZERO!)” that mail-in ballots would not result in election fraud. He boldly declared that “mail boxes will be robbed [and] ballots will be forged,” and concluded by warning America of ...

Chat with Cat: An open letter to the officers who killed George Floyd

In this installment of Chat with Cat,  WSPN’s Caterina Tomassini reflects on the recent death of George Floyd, a black man from Minneapolis.

Caterina Tomassini

May 29, 2020

I am absolutely infuriated. For the love of humanity, why must the world be like this? We are in 2020. Let me repeat: we are living in the year 2020, and people are still mistreated simply because of the color of their skin. There is absolutely no excuse for such blatant, unmasked hatred and racism....

Flavor! Zucchini Oatmeal Banana Muffins

Enjoy!

Emily Staiti

May 29, 2020

The perfect recipe for some healthy and easy morning muffins! Dry ingredients: 3 cups old-fashion rolled oats 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt Wet ingredients: 1 cup mashed bananas 1 cup plain yogurt 2 eggs 1/4 cup maple syrup 3 tbsp melted...

Warrior Weekly: Athletes continuing to compete through video games

WSPN's Dante Coppola dives into how the sports world has transitioned into virtual competitions.

Dante Coppola

May 28, 2020

While the sports world has screeched to an abrupt halt, athletes have teamed up in video games to continue the sports we love, at least to some extent. From football to soccer, here’s how the sports world, and the athletes within, continue to keep us entertained. Madden NFL 20 Celebrity Tournam...

“Left on Pearl” offers insight to the Women’s Liberation Movement

The Women's Center of Cambridge is located at 46 Pleasant Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This has been the location for the Center since its opening in 1971. The founding women used money raised through the takeover to put a down payment on the property.

Joanna Barrow

May 28, 2020

In a small, suburban town such as Wayland, the term “women’s center” may be lost on the average high school student. But 17 miles east of Wayland resides the oldest community-based center for women in the United States. It’s a four story home with a living room, library, kitchen, computer labs,...

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