Wayland Student Press

  • Sophomore Kyle Chen wins 2018 Freedom Prize

  • Four Assistant Superintendent candidates to visit WHS next week

  • Graduation begins for seniors at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 3

  • Last day for seniors is May 25

  • K-Pop concert to take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24

  • Fine Arts Night to take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 21

  • Senior projects to be presented in The Commons at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22

“Cool Runnings,” a cool break from reality

“Cool Runnings,” a cool break from reality

Isabel Gitten

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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 history by becoming not only the first Winter Olympic team from Jamaica, but also the first all-black te...

Responses to “Cool Runnings” cancellation

Responses to “Cool Runnings” cancellation

February 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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)

WW’18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (video)

Emmie O’Shaughnessy and Charlie Moore

February 12, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN, WSPN.TV

Window Dance Ensemble performed on the Friday of Winter Week.

WW ’18: MVP presents to juniors

WW ’18: MVP presents to juniors

Caroline Lampert and Andrew D'Amico

February 11, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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 to WHS juniors that focuses on preventing domestic violence and abusive relationships. During this...

WW ’18: Kickboxing (32 photos)

WW ’18: Kickboxing (32 photos)

Masha Yakhkind

February 10, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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

WW’18: Robotics holds presentation

WW’18: Robotics holds presentation

Lilly Stoller and Emma Nallet

February 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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 students made encompassed all of what they learned during the first semester. The class had to learn...

WW’ 18: Professor Susan Eaton discusses METCO program

WW’ 18: Professor Susan Eaton discusses METCO program

Naomi Lathan

February 7, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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, present and future of the program and examined its strengths and weaknesses. Eaton studied at the...

WW ’18: A cappella performs (video)

WW ’18: A cappella performs (video)

Julia Callini, Nathan Zhao, and Jackie Stoller

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN, WSPN.TV

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 with Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love,” which was soloed by junior Clara Hurney.  Next was a group n...

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

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

Lily Tardif and Christina Taxiarchis

February 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 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 and perfect seven dances from the previous year's show. The Winter Week show is the first p...

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

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

Isabel Gitten, Kevin Wang, and Nathan Zhao

February 5, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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 movie. She stated that the film was “a light-hearted yet touching movie telling the true sto...

WW ’18: Large Mouth Bass (video)

WW ’18: Large Mouth Bass (video)

Hailey Robinson and Joyce Wu

February 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2018, WSPN

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 Week 2018....

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