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Brooke Doire presents to students in the lecture hall about her grandmother’s experience in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Doire’s grandmother, Betty Robinson, ran and won medals in the Amsterdam Olympics in 1928 and the Berlin Olympics in 1936. “[The message of this presentation is] to be resilient and to take things that look like impossibilities and turn them into possibilities by reaching out to those people that you trust and making a plan to get there,” Doire said.

WW ‘20: Brooke Doire presents her grandmother’s Olympic success and perseverance

Hailey Robinson and Sidney O’Rourke February 2, 2020

As a part of the ongoing Winter Week pattern of women’s empowerment, speaker Brooke Doire came to speak about her grandmother’s experience in the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936. Doire’s grandmother,...

A few members of Alliance held a panel discussion for the sophomore class during winter week where they answered many questions from students. We just want to be a resource, and if you couldnt make it to the panel, our doors are always open, senior Emma Marton said.

WW ’19: Realizing who you are takes time: alliance hosts panel for sophomores

Madeline Maurer and Max Brande March 5, 2019

Students all around Wayland High School are members of the LGBTQ+ community, but not everyone knows who they are. Three resident members of the LGBTQ+ community held a panel in the lecture hall on the...

Wayland parent Scott Rader speaks about the purposes of additive manufacturing in meditech. Rader visited WHS on Thursday of Winter Week to speak to students about the future and impacts of the industry. I’m just so excited to really be on the front lines of innovation, to make that data into something someone can watch as a movie,” Rader said.

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

Kevin Wang and Alyssa Dickstein February 7, 2019

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...

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

Nathan Zhao, Nicole Erdekian, and Julia Callini February 6, 2019

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...

The Fourth Wall Ensemble plays boomwhackers during a performance of their Fruit Flies like a Banana program. The ensemble performed this hybrid show to WHS students on Thursday. “[The] show is all about the nostalgia of childhood, something you don’t have yet, performer Hilary Abigana said.

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

Kevin Wang and Caitlin Newton February 6, 2019

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...

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

Remmi Shaw, Julia Callini, Cammy Lehr, and Meredith Prince February 6, 2019

Editor's Note: A previous version of this video did not credit senior Kacie Li in the last clip. We apologize for this mishap on our part, and the current video now includes the correct crediting. Students...

The actresses finish up the final scene and prepare to bow.

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

Caroline Lampert February 4, 2019

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...

Reverend Mariama White-Hammond came to WHS as a Winter week speaker to talk about environmental justice and activism. I believe the next generation has more open minds and therefore more ability to get into the fight, White-Hammond said. The reverend speaks to a variety of groups, including students and church goers.

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

Hailey Robinson and Kyle Chen February 2, 2019

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...

Freshmen Ben Chen, Haley Melvin, Lily Boyajian, Sofia Barris and Daniel Bede debate over a question about literature.

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

Julia Callini February 1, 2019

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...

Science Department Head Kenneth Rideout presented the 1946 French film La Belle et La Bête on Monday night. He and his audience discussed the artistic and emotional aspects of the cinematography as well as the sound, effects, and director choices. “If you notice, there are some instances where you wonder why the director made a certain choice or why you are feeling a certain way, Rideout said.

WW ’19: Appreciating the Art of Cinema

Caterina Tomassini and Joanna Barrow February 1, 2019

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...

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

Julia Callini and Nathan Zhao January 31, 2019

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

Students made arts and crafts in the Library Media Center Library Stress Relief activities. Teachers set up arts and crafts at different tables in the media center this week to provide stress relief. Its really fun to make all of these arts and crafts and a great way to release stress from midterms, sophomore Kathleen Tobin said.

WW ’19: Stress relief in the Media Center

Christos Belibisakis and Josh Schreiber January 31, 2019

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...

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