Wayland Student Press

  • Laura Cole, LSRHS guidance counselor, is chosen as next assistant principal of WHS

  • Wayland recognized as a Best Community for Music Education by NAMM for 10th straight year

  • WSPN to host final SAT practice test fundraiser on April 6

  • Junior Kyle Chen places third in national piano competition

  • WHSTE's "Pronoun" qualifies for state finals at Old John Hancock Hall

  • Retirement party for Happy Hollow Principal Jim Lee on June 6, send favorite memories to [email protected]

  • Class of 2021 selects the Hyatt Regency Boston as next year's prom venue

  • Class of 2022 runs mattress fundraiser

  • CAPA a cappella concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 6

  • Seniors Lauren Campbell, Eric McGonagle, Myle Larsen to host Progressive Dinner on March 30

Fall DCL All-Stars

Fall DCL All-Stars

CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara

January 10, 2019


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

There are many Wayland High School students who enjoy playing for their varsity, JV or freshman teams. Student-athletes work hard to excel both on the field and in the classroom. It takes an even greater amount of sacrifice to make it to the next level and be named a Dual County League (DCL) All-Star. T...

Warrior Weekly: The Patriots STINK

Warrior Weekly: The Patriots STINK

CJ Brown

December 21, 2018


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

The Patriots have done the unthinkable. They lost two games in a row. In December. Ugh. On Sunday the 16 matchup against the Steelers, the pats had 14 penalties for a whopping 106 yards. The game came down to the final possession, but Brady was unable to cook up his normal two-minute drill, and the S...

Swim and dive team sells “gold cards” as fundraiser

Swim and dive team sells “gold cards” as fundraiser

Meredith Prince

December 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

While other teams may use sales of food or apparel to fundraise, the Wayland High School swim and dive teams sold “gold cards” to kick off their season. The gold card is composed of six small stubs that can be used for discounts at places such as Bertucci’s restaurant or Margaritas. There is also on...

WHS wrestling adds another girl to a male-dominated team

WHS wrestling adds another girl to a male-dominated team

Hailey Robinson

December 19, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Wayland wrestling recently brought in freshman Mia Djafari as the second girl on the team, joining junior Emma Sheehan, who is in her second year of wrestling. Wrestling is a historically male-dominated sport, but Djafari doesn’t let the stereotype stop her. “I have a background in Taekwondo, and I...

Wrestling quad meet vs Keefe Tech, Lexington, and Holliston (15 photos)

Wrestling quad meet vs Keefe Tech, Lexington, and Holliston (15 photos)

Caitlin Newton and Isabella Arenas

December 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The Wayland wrestling team hosted its first meet of the season, a quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston. With the meet on the line, freshman Finn O’Driscoll secured the win for Wayland in the final match against Holliston. Wayland beat Keefe Tech 60-24, Lexington 62-12 and Holliston...

Girls basketball falls to Lincoln Sudbury (13 photos)

Girls basketball falls to Lincoln Sudbury (13 photos)

Eden Vanslette

December 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Wayland girls varsity basketball lost against Lincoln-Sudbury on Tuesday, Dec. 11.  Wayland took the lead in the first half, but LS came back in the second half to put themselves in a position to win the game. Click here to buy WSPN photos. ...

Wayland defeats Weston in annual Powderpuff game (video)

Wayland defeats Weston in annual Powderpuff game (video)

Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert

December 17, 2018


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

This year, the annual Wayland versus Weston powder puff football game was held at the WHS turf on Wednesday, November 21 at 1:00. WSPN reporters Carly Camphausen and Caroline Lampert interviewed players and coaches as they prepared for the game. Wayland won 13-12 from two touchdowns by Abby Mitty.

Warrior Weekly: Wrestling pins the competition

Warrior Weekly: Wrestling pins the competition

Charlie Moore

December 13, 2018


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

The Wayland wrestling team opened up their 2018-19 campaign with a quad meet on Saturday, Dec. 8. Wayland hosted Holliston, Keefe Tech and Lexington at the WHS field house. This year, Wrestling has had their sights set on returning to the Division 3 Central Sectional Finals, where they fell last year. W...

Athlete of the Month: Tali Wong

Athlete of the Month: Tali Wong

Meredith Prince and Max Brande

December 12, 2018


Filed under Articles, Athlete of the Month, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Sophomore Tali Wong’s winter consists of five-mile races through a course that requires hours of endurance and is covered with ice and powdery snow. Most winter athletes practice within the comfort of a rink or a gym, but Wong faces new challenges with every ski course. Nordic skiing, also known a...

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...

Boys’ soccer reflects on another state title

Boys’ soccer reflects on another state title

CJ Brown and Hailey Robinson

December 3, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Following another successful season for boys' varsity soccer, the team looks back on their 2018 season. After falling short of the state championship last year, the team brought home its third state title in five years after defeating Nipmuc. Although the team finished with a state championship, it w...

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