Wayland Student Press

  • February 13Wednesday, Feb. 26 will be an extra-early release day at 12:15 p.m.
  • February 13The Wayland Public Schools Foundation (WPSF) Annual Fundraiser is Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Weston Golf Club
  • February 13Wayland World's Fair to take place at the Loker School on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 pm
  • February 13WHSTE presents their Winter One-Act Play, Squirrel Girl Goes To College: A Squirrel Girl Play. Performances are Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28 at 7:00 pm, on the WHS MainStage. Tickets are $10 for Adults, and $5 for Students and Senior Citizens
  • February 11Tuesday, February 11, TEC will hold an information session regarding their summer internships. It will be held at the Wayland Free Public Library from 7-8 pm. Registration not required.
  • February 11To honor Black History Month, Power Club members will recite an important quote over the loudspeaker throughout the month
  • February 11Window Dance Ensemble informational meeting to take place Wednesday, 2/13 after school
  • 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
  • February 6Climate Committee to host Valentine's Dance at 7:30 on Friday, 2/14

Zachary Vonnegut: It’s just more fun than driving

Zachary Vonnegut: It’s just more fun than driving

Caroline Raymond and Caitlin Newton

January 8, 2018

At 6:45 a.m., most teachers are hopping into their cars or finishing a cup of coffee at home. However, English teacher Zachary Vonnegut is putting on his warm winter layers and his helmet. If it’s a particularly blustery day, he grabs his ski goggles and heads out the door. He then hops onto his bik...

Kevin Delaney: There’s absolutely a connection between using your hands and using your mind

Kevin Delaney: There’s absolutely a connection between using your hands and using your mind

Eden Vanslette

December 6, 2017

For most people, needing new furniture means going on a trip to either IKEA or Jordan’s furniture, but not for Wayland history teacher Kevin Delaney. Delaney has been woodworking for 25 years. He started building when he was a kid, and has been building furniture since his twenties. “In those...

eSchoolPlusPlus: The Program

eSchoolPlusPlus: The Program

Nathan Zhao

November 16, 2017

"The Program" is the second installment in a series of four articles covering the administration's decision to disable eSchoolPlusPlus on school servers. The design of eSchoolPlusPlus is simple yet versatile: four tabs labeled “Schedule,” “Homework,” “Grades,” and “Login.” When a s...

eSchoolPlusPlus: The Beginning

eSchoolPlusPlus: The Beginning

Nathan Zhao

November 16, 2017

"The Beginning" is the first of four installments about the administration's decision to block eSchoolPlusPlus on school servers. Wayland High School senior Tyler Brient began programming in middle school at the age of 12. He, like many twelve-year-olds at the time, was fascinated with, or rather a...

Dean Tobia: It seems like it’s a lot scarier to manage someone else’s money rather than your own

Dean Tobia: It seems like it’s a lot scarier to manage someone else’s money rather than your own

Duncan Stephenson

October 10, 2017

Not many high school students are well versed in the art of investing. But, Dean Tobia, who began to use his first portfolio at the age of 12, has been honing his craft for almost five years now. “My dad is pretty big into investing, and a lot of people on my dad’s side of the family are as well....

Evan Curtin: The effort and time I put into taking and editing these photos pays off

Evan Curtin: The effort and time I put into taking and editing these photos pays off

Isabel Gitten

September 27, 2017

It is a warm evening, and senior Evan Curtin is in a field fiddling with his camera. Curtin brings the camera up to his eye, pointing it at a classmate. He snaps a bunch of photos before adjusting the settings and trying again. Since the end of summer, Curtin has found himself in a similar landscape...

Kevin Vibert: Making mistakes is the best way to learn

Kevin Vibert: Making mistakes is the best way to learn

Nathan Zhao

June 2, 2017

As the final bell rings to mark the end of the school day, most teachers breathe a sigh of relief. Apart from perhaps advising a club or grading tests and papers, their professional responsibilities for the day are over. However, for English teacher Kevin Vibert, the end of the school day marks something...

Artist of the Week: Logan Dawson

Artist of the Week: Logan Dawson

Charlie Moore

May 31, 2017

Logan Dawson sings A cappella for the Madrigals at WHS. However, his passion for singing didn’t come at a young age. Logan started singing just before his tryout for the Madrigals, freshman year. “I’d never even tried singing until right before my audition,” Dawson said. The Madrigals have...

Artist of the Week: Julia De Los Reyes

Artist of the Week: Julia De Los Reyes

Hannah Rice

May 9, 2017

Sophomore Julia De Los Reyes’s passion for the violin started years ago when she was among the many third graders interested in elementary school orchestra. “I started playing the violin on a complete whim; I had no idea what I was getting myself into,” De Los Reyes said. When De Los Reyes...

Artist of the Week: Sidney Toga

Artist of the Week: Sidney Toga

Kyle Chen

April 12, 2017

The stage lights go on, blinding the young man as the song starts. His fellow singers’ voices rise together in unison, blending into a gentle, mellow background. Swaying to the music, they form a loose semicircle around him. He takes a deep breath and steps forward into the spotlight, opening his mouth...

Artist of the Week: Jesse Wang

Artist of the Week: Jesse Wang

Kevin Wang

March 6, 2017

The dark wood of the elephantine instrument glistened as the small boy stared at it in awe. He picked up the bow, placed it on the string and struck out a note. The bass resonated with a deep rumble. The wire of the string quivered back and forth, the delicate vibrations expanding like a ripple of water...

Artist of the Week: Ella Johnson

Artist of the Week: Ella Johnson

Jackie Stoller and Olivia Waldron

March 2, 2017

Junior Ella Johnson walks into the center of the stage, a spotlight shining on her face. The group starts and she begins singing her solo in an auditorium filled with people. Johnson joined the Muses, an all female A Capella group her freshman year and has been in the group ever since. “I am...

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