Wayland Student Press

  • Early dismissal at 1:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12

  • Math department goes back on newly instituted policy, will hand out tests to students

  • School Committee violated state law according to state attorney general Maura Healey

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

WW ‘19: Medical technology exec and Wayland parent programs the future of healthcare

WW ‘19: Medical technology exec and Wayland parent programs the future of healthcare

Kevin Wang and Alyssa Dickstein

February 7, 2019


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

Wayland parent Scott Rader gave a presentation based on healthcare technology during second block on Thursday, Jan. 31. Technological breakthroughs occur every day in the world of medicine, and early Thursday morning, Rader came to the WHS Lecture Hall to discuss the development and implications of such...

WW ’19: K-Pop club performs in annual winter show (video)

WW ’19: K-Pop club performs in annual winter show (video)

Nathan Zhao, Nicole Erdekian, and Julia Callini

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The K-Pop club performed on Thursday, Jan. 31 to celebrate Winter Week. The group was lead by senior Clarissa Briasco-Stewart and also included senior Abby Calverley, junior Lilly Brooks and sophomore Trevon Phillips.

WW ’19: “The Fourth Wall” combines athleticism and musicianship in dynamic performance

WW ’19: “The Fourth Wall” combines athleticism and musicianship in dynamic performance

Kevin Wang and Caitlin Newton

February 6, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

A combined music and theater group named The Fourth Wall performed two concerts at WHS on Thursday, Jan. 31. The group was brought to WHS as a Winter Week program by Wayland Concert Series leader Charlie Anderson, who mingled with the ensemble at both concert events and on Facebook. The Fourth Wall...

WW ’19: Students show off in the annual Talent Show (video)

WW ’19: Students show off in the annual Talent Show (video)

Remmi Shaw and Julia Callini

February 6, 2019


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Students and faculty performed in the Winter Week 2019 talent show on Friday, Feb. 1. The performances included a dance by the Connect program, a quintet string ensemble, a display of various flips and twists performed by a group of "tricksters" and much more. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2019...

WW ’19: WHSTE presents “Out Loud,” a One-Act show (9 photos)

WW ’19: WHSTE presents “Out Loud,” a One-Act show (9 photos)

Caroline Lampert

February 4, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

Members of the Wayland High School Theatre Ensemble performed Out Loud, a student-written production that documents the experiences of students during an ALICE drill. Watching the performance on Monday of winter week, students were able to receive a short preview of the dramatic work that WHSTE produces...

WW ’19: Rev. Mariama White-Hammond encourages activism in student body

WW ’19: Rev. Mariama White-Hammond encourages activism in student body

Hailey Robinson and Kyle Chen

February 2, 2019


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

Winter Week speaker and activist Rev. Mariama White-Hammond gave a speech to WHS students about a new view of environmental and social justice. In her presentation, White-Hammond stressed the environmental differences for different neighborhoods based on race and income. White-Hammond speaks at a variety...

WW ’19: Skelley’s Belly trumps Trivia Night (10 photos)

WW ’19: Skelley’s Belly trumps Trivia Night (10 photos)

Julia Callini

February 1, 2019


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Hosted by Student Council and emceed by adviser Eric Wolven, students participated in a trivia night. Students formed teams of four and five to try to win a $10 Dunkin' gift card. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2019...

WW ’19: Appreciating the Art of Cinema

WW ’19: Appreciating the Art of Cinema

Caterina Tomassini and Joanna Barrow

February 1, 2019


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

People can feel pressured to keep up with the latest cell phones, apps, songs and movies, but very few have the luxury of allowing themselves to take a step back to remember the past. Jean Cocteau’s 1946 film Beauty and the Beast is a black and white film which led to the making of the now popular ...

WW’19: Hypnotist Peter Gross returns to WHS (video)

WW’19: Hypnotist Peter Gross returns to WHS (video)

Julia Callini and Nathan Zhao

January 31, 2019


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Hypnotist Peter Gross visited WHS on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Gross in an annual performer at WHS and a fan favorite during winter week. Click the logo for full coverage of Winter Week 2019...

WW ’19: Stress relief in the Media Center

WW ’19: Stress relief in the Media Center

Christos Belibisakis and Josh Schreiber

January 31, 2019


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

Students took part in library stress relief arts and crafts activities on Monday, Jan. 28 in the Library Media Center. This is the first year that arts and crafts have taken place in the media center during winter week. The activities were organized by librarians Jennifer Guardino, Joanne Schmidt...

WW ’19: Improbable Players Performance (7 photos)

WW ’19: Improbable Players Performance (7 photos)

Michael German

January 31, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

See the highlights from the Improbable Players' performance on Monday of Winter Week.

WW ’19: WHSTE brings one-act show “Out Loud” to student body

WW ’19: WHSTE brings one-act show “Out Loud” to student body

Jessica Reilly and Alex Janoff

January 30, 2019


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Winter Week 2019, WSPN

“Out Loud” is a student-written production that documents the experiences of an unlikely group of high school confidants during an ALICE drill. On Monday, members of WHSTE, or Wayland High School Theater Ensemble, performed the short, single-act play to a group of students and teachers in the auditorium. “Out...

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