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Pictured above is the 1988 Jamaican Bobsleigh team with coach American Patrick Brown at the Calgary Olympics. Brown and Jamaican athlete Devon Harris spoke with WSPN about their Olympic journey and commented on the alleged racial insensitivity in the film Cool Runnings that was based on their story.

“Cool Runnings,” a cool break from reality

Isabel Gitten February 16, 2018

The most famous story in the sport of bobsledding is not about a team achieving an amazing time or winning a medal. It is an unexpected story about a group of athletes from a tropical country who make...

The Jamaican Bobsleigh Team after their crash in the Calgary Olympic Games.

Responses to “Cool Runnings” cancellation

February 16, 2018

The cancellation of "Cool Runnings" at WHS two weeks ago prompted responses from students, Wayland community members and even 1988 Jamaican Bobsleigh Olympian Devon Harris.

WW’18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (video)

Emmie O’Shaughnessy and Charlie Moore February 12, 2018

Window Dance Ensemble performed on the Friday of Winter Week.

MVP, Mentors in Violence Prevention, spoke to the juniors during Winter Week.

WW ’18: MVP presents to juniors

Caroline Lampert and Andrew D'Amico February 11, 2018

During Winter Week, Mentors in Violence Prevention, also known as MVP, gave an hour-long presentation to all WHS juniors. The presentation was led by the MVP club. MVP is a semester-long course taught...

Freshman girls work out their abs with some mountain climbers.

WW ’18: Kickboxing (32 photos)

Masha Yakhkind February 10, 2018

WHS swim coach Carly Biron taught a kickboxing class during winter week.

WW18: Robotics holds presentation

WW’18: Robotics holds presentation

Lilly Stoller and Emma Nallet February 8, 2018

On Thursday, Feb. 1, the robotics class put on a Winter Week activity for the school. The class is composed of six students from all grades and is taught by science teacher Paul Shiffler. The projects...

WW’18: K-Pop performance (11 photos/video)

Emma Diianni and Nicole Erdekian February 7, 2018

K-Pop performed 5th block on Friday.

Professor Susan Eaton of Brandeis University spoke to WHS juniors and seniors on Tuesday of Winter Week.

WW’ 18: Professor Susan Eaton discusses METCO program

Naomi Lathan February 7, 2018

All juniors and seniors attended a mandatory lecture by Dr. Susan Eaton of Brandeis University about the METCO (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity) program. The lecture explored the past,...

WW ’18: A cappella performs (video)

Julia Callini, Nathan Zhao, and Jackie Stoller February 5, 2018

Wayland High School’s three a cappella groups, the Muses, the T-Tones, and the Madrigals, took the stage on Friday, Feb. 2. The groups performed three songs each. The Muses introduced the concert...

The dancers leap through the air during a ballet routine.

WW ’18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (19 photos)

Lily Tardif and Christina Taxiarchis February 5, 2018

To wrap up Winter Week 2018, the student-run dance ensemble, Window, put on their annual performance. Every year, the returning members of the group get together a few weeks before Winter Week to rehearse...

WSPN takes an in-depth look into why the movie Cool Runnings was not shown this Winter Week.

WW ’18: Behind the cancellation of “Cool Runnings”

Nathan Zhao, Kevin Wang, and Isabel Gitten February 5, 2018

On Monday, Jan. 29, Student Council Co-Adviser Charlene Bishop sent an email to the entire school announcing that the Student Council had selected the film Cool Runnings for the annual Winter Week all-school...

WW ’18: Large Mouth Bass (video)

Hailey Robinson and Joyce Wu February 3, 2018

Improv group "Large Mouth Bass" performed at WHS Thursday during Winter Week. The group invited students and teachers on stage to help them during the show. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter...

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