• August 29WHS to begin classes Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
  • April 12WSPN wins NSPA Online Pacemaker Award
  • March 21WSPN wins 2021 Gold Crown Award from the CSPA
  • January 21Order your 2021 yearbook! Use the link https://www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2020-2021 school year
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Wayland Student Press

Annie Long update: 50k to 360k

Annie Long update: 50k to 360k

Isabella Ciasullo and Bryn Curtin June 16, 2021

Freshman Annie Long provides insight on the evolution of her Youtube channel and obstacles she faces in production. She touches on the reactions she receives from community members and her subscribers....

Sophomore Grace Marto poses with her thrifted clothes that she gathered for her non-profit business Clothes for Campers. “I started clothes for campers for the camp I go to, Camp Burgess & Hayward. I'm CITing there for a month this summer, and part of my responsibility is to raise money for camp.”

Grace Marto: Raising money for kids to go to camp

Nandhana Nair and Alexina McQuilkin June 16, 2021

While many students usually donate or throw out their old clothes, sophomore Grace Marto came up with the idea of “Clothes for Campers” in December 2020. At this time, Marto also applied for the Counselor-In-Training...

Sophomore Declan Murphy explains the expectations and rules of his program to his WHAM tutors through their mandatory orientation Zoom call. Weeks later he was able to start pairing these tutors with middle school students so the tutoring could begin. “Seventy people from the high school were signed up to be a tutor,” Murphy said.

WHAM: The students become the teachers

Jessica Feist and Sophia Oppenheim June 10, 2021

Sophomore Declan Murphy took on the role of a leader, teacher and philanthropist when he started his new tutoring program: WHAM (Wayland High school Academic Mentors), a free tutoring program where WHS...

Sophomore Serena Field gives a speech to her fellow students at her eighth-grade graduation ceremony.

Serena Field: “Creating my own school taught me that kids can love academics.”

As a child, sophomore Serena Field had a love for learning and the outdoors. With the help of her parents and a few other families, Field was able to channel these interests through creating an alternative-learning...

Sophomore Prash Subbiah, pictured left, readies himself for a critical point during a fencing bout. Subbiah is a veteran fencer, but he continues to strive for excellence in his sport.

Prash Subbiah: I can see myself continuing with fencing for a lifetime

Gabriel Likerman and Michael Nechipurenko May 28, 2021

Sophomore Prash Subbiah ducks and weaves, desperately trying to avoid the sword of his opponent whilst attempting to deal a blow of his own. After a frantic lunge, Subbiah flicks his wrist, thrusting the...

Senior Zach Marto smiles near one of his customers' cars. Since he started Marto’s Mobile Car Care, his business services have expanded greatly. “It started out strictly as only washing cars and it was just me at the beginning,” Marto said. “It eventually evolved into where it is today where we do detailing services, waxing services, and we go on the inside of the cars.

Zach Marto: It’s been nice to see we are a business the community recognizes as reputable and reliable

Emily Roberge and Bryn Curtin May 18, 2021

Senior Zach Marto started his mobile detailing business, “Marto’s Mobile Car Care,” just over a year ago to provide members of the community with the same quality level of detailing as that of a...

This three-canvas painting pictured is original painting by junior Sophie Ellenbogen. The final piece came after 10 hours of tedious work, but was spread out over the course of a few days. Ellenbogen wanted to practice working on more detailed pieces, so she decided to paint a close-up of a girl’s face. “This is one of my favorite pieces because of all the detail and different parts to it. It was hard to keep the canvases all lined up but I’m very happy with the results,” Ellenbogen said.

Sophie Ellenbogen: I enjoy painting because it is something different in my everyday activities

Emily Staiti April 19, 2021

Artistic talent doesn’t come to everyone, but it comes naturally to junior Sophie Ellenbogen. She may be more well-known for her impact on the soccer and lacrosse fields, but she has a talented creative...

Sophomore Maya Lee hands bags from The Full House Charity to excited children with her dad and brother. Lee loves helping others because she believes a small act can make a kid’s day so much better. “It is always important to help others, especially during this pandemic, and giving back to your community is a win-win, because you are helping someone in need, and it makes you feel good that you made someone’s day a little better,” Lee said.

Maya Lee: Giving back to your community is a win-win

Ellie Smith April 14, 2021

For many teenagers, high school is a heavily occupied time filled with sports, school work and other extracurriculars. Many consider themselves “too busy” to help give back to their community beyond...

Junior Japhy Theobald prepares for his weekly private lesson by practicing by himself. Unlike many other musicians, Theobald doesn't use sheet music when he practices the drums.

Japhy Theobald: In the end, drums are about being open and ready for anything

Brasen Chi April 5, 2021

Junior Japhy Theobald decided to take up the drums in the third grade after being inspired by the swing, improvisation and freedom of the instrument. He’s been playing for eight years and has accomplished...

Senior Jason Haims holds up a fish that he caught out on a lake. Although Haims grew up fishing all of his life, he recently started a fishing club to spread his knowledge to others.

Jason Haims: It’s a great experience for everybody when one person catches a fish

Garrett Spooner March 31, 2021

For many, fishing is merely a hobby: something to do occasionally during the summer to unwind. For senior Jason Haims, fishing isn’t just a hobby, but a lifestyle. Haims has learned to enjoy the different...

Junior Ben Chen prepares to cut junior Devin Brogan’s hair. Chen converted a room off of his garage to his full-time barbershop area for his clients. The conversations and bonds with his clients are what make his time worth it. “Conversations with my clients can range from a local sports team to the state of our nation, so I'm always getting a good conversation with my clients,” Chen said.

Ben Chen: My favorite part of giving haircuts are the conversations with my friends

Haley Melvin March 22, 2021

Junior Ben Chen started a non-profit barber shop just over a year ago to provide some of his friends and peers with fresh haircuts without the expensive price. Chen worked through COVID-19, following safety...

Deep Dive Episode 2: Finding purpose through a portfolio

Deep Dive Episode 2: Finding purpose through a portfolio

Remmi Shaw and Josh Schreiber March 10, 2021

In this new podcast, broadcast editor Remmi Shaw finds students, teachers and residents who have interesting, unique stories and experiences to share. In this episode, Shaw, and sports broadcast editor...

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