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

Geoffrey Wang: It’s hard to get better if you don’t practice

Geoffrey Wang: It’s hard to get better if you don’t practice

Nathan Zhao

February 14, 2017

The theater lights dim to a deep, mesmerizing blue, and the crowd’s cheer fades for a moment as one lone student walks onstage. After a couple moments of setup, he picks up his LED Chinese yo-yo and begins the performance. As each trick is performed perfectly in rapid succession, the full auditorium...

Artist of the Week: Alexa Calder

Artist of the Week: Alexa Calder

Eden Vanslette and Kate Balicki

January 17, 2017

A girl steps up to the microphone in front of the whole school. She stands with members of an a capella group, the Wayland High School Madrigals. Her voice echoes throughout the silent auditorium, and then her fellow group members begin to harmonize in the background. For some, singing in front of...

Dylan Rader: I love playing the bass. It’s my passion

Dylan Rader: I love playing the bass. It’s my passion

Meg Trogolo

January 10, 2017

Imagine that you have put in years of hard work at playing an instrument you love, starting when you were a child. You auditioned for the Senior District festival, an ensemble you’ve had your eye on for a long time, and you just got an email containing the list of students who made it. You open it...

Peter Tsipis: I do it for my school

Peter Tsipis: I do it for my school

Abby Stoller and Kate Balicki

November 14, 2016

Senior Peter Tsipis has been a fan at WHS for the past five years. Many students consider Tsipis a “superfan”, which is a fan who shows a great deal of enthusiasm. His passion began in eighth grade when he attended his first sporting event with his older brother Alex Tsipis, who graduated from WHS...

Alex Torres: I’m just going to keep volunteering, keep doing community service

Alex Torres: I’m just going to keep volunteering, keep doing community service

Audrey Camacho

November 14, 2016

Since 2013, senior Alex Torres has strived to be the best that he can in his Boy Scout troop. Finally, after three years of commitment, Torres was awarded the Eagle Scout ranking. The Eagle Scout is the highest rank that can be achieved by any Boy Scout. Including Torres, five scouts were awarded an...

Maggie Fiske: I felt like the way I felt in my bedroom dancing by myself

Maggie Fiske: I felt like the way I felt in my bedroom dancing by myself

Naomi Lathan

May 8, 2016

For the last 13 years of her life, sophomore Maggie Fiske has pursued her dream: to become a dancer. At three years old, Fiske took her first dance class. Since then it has grown to be something that she sees herself doing for the rest of her life. Fiske’s dance career began when her mother signed...

Jack Fletcher: Volleyball is the ultimate team sport

Jack Fletcher: Volleyball is the ultimate team sport

Gage Fuller

May 3, 2016

The soft touch of a set and the loud smack of a spike contrast in the sweaty gym air. Junior Jack Fletcher lines up on the left side of the court, eyeing the ball bouncing off the setter’s hands. He leaps into the air, rising above the net, and slams the ball down with the palm of his hand. Fletcher...

Addison Antico: Having this sign makes me thank our Founding Fathers for creating the First Amendment

Addison Antico: Having this sign makes me thank our Founding Fathers for creating the First Amendment

Abby Stoller

April 24, 2016

Wayland residents drive by sophomore Addison Antico's yard, each glaring at the campaign sign displayed. The bright lights shine into the four corners intersection, reflecting off the 14 by 48 foot purple sign that reads “Trump” in thick white letters in support of the Republican presidential front...

Abby Mitty: Music has made me a much more confident person

Abby Mitty: Music has made me a much more confident person

Isabel Gitten

April 11, 2016

The packed WHS auditorium falls silent as freshman Abby Mitty begins playing chords on her guitar. Concentrating on her fingers, she taps her foot to the beat of an acoustic rendition of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry.” “Playing in front of the entire school during the talent show was my proudest...

Jaylen Wang: Tennis is 90 percent, maybe even 95 percent, a mental sport

Jaylen Wang: Tennis is 90 percent, maybe even 95 percent, a mental sport

Janani Gandhi

April 3, 2016

A tennis ball soars over the net on a hot day. Sophomore Jaylen Wang slaps away shot after shot, sending the tennis ball back towards his opponent every time. Wang has been playing tennis since he was eight years old and living in Shrewsbury. Since then, he has accomplished much as a tennis player....

Riley Bonner: You can just tell a story with a beat around it

Riley Bonner: You can just tell a story with a beat around it

Lucy Hughes

March 28, 2016

You log onto SoundCloud and click on RJB’s “School Day." A steady beat blasts through the speakers, and you hear sophomore Riley Bonner's voice: “Because I wake up, bruh, and I gotta go to school...” Bonner, aka RJB (Riley Joseph Bonner), started to release songs a month ago. Since then he...

Yaniv Goren: I’m happy as long as I’m making a difference

Yaniv Goren: I’m happy as long as I’m making a difference

Masha Yakhkind

March 20, 2016

They put on their sneakers, tighten up their laces and they’re off. They run around the track countless times before coming to a slow stop. They jog off the track with nothing but smiles on their faces, admiring all of the hard work they have done. This is Relay for Life, and behind the curtains of...

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