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Escape room extravaganza: Will they escape?

Jonathan Zhang and Brasen Chi February 17, 2022

Safes, locks and puzzles, will Wayland High School students escape from a room of clues? How much work goes into setting up these rooms? Watch WSPN's coverage of the escape rooms from Winter Week to find...

A Capella hits a high note during Winter Week

Genevieve Morrison and Talia Macchi February 15, 2022

After a delay due to a snow day, the Madrigals, the T-Tones and Muses performed on Thursday, Feb. 10. Each group performed two songs: their signature song and another one of their choosing. Each group...

WHS students flaunt their skills in the 2022 Winter Week Talent Show (video)

WHS students flaunt their skills in the 2022 Winter Week Talent Show (video)

Tess Alongi and Lucy Grasso February 14, 2022

Wayland High Schoolers present their talents to the rest of the school during the annual Winter Week Talent Show. Students had the opportunity to watch in the auditorium during the fourth block on...

Tri-M triumphs during Winter Week

Dante Coppola and Kally Proctor February 12, 2022

Wayland High School students perform in the Tri-M concert during Winter Week, showcasing highly methodical pieces on a variety of instruments. Tri-M is the honors society for music, requiring community...

Window Dance Ensemble performs in annual Winter Week show (video)

Olivia Tawakol February 10, 2022

Window Dance Ensemble performs in the Wayland High School auditorium during their annual Winter Week show on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Teachers could sign their classes up to attend the event or watch along with...

Window dances during Winter Week. In-person Winter Week returned to WHS after having to be online last year.

Window Dance Ensemble lights up the stage

Alyssa Ao and Annabelle Zhang February 9, 2022

WHS's Window Dance Ensemble performed on Wednesday, Feb. 2 for Winter Week. In addition to the Window dancers, the 'Windbros' joined onstage in their first-ever performance. Due to COVID-19 guidelines,...

Honors Jazz Ensemble performs at Winter Week

Honors Jazz Ensemble performs at Winter Week

Sophia Oppenheim and Nina Wilson February 9, 2022

On Feb. 1, the WHS Honors Jazz Ensemble performed four songs during Winter Week. This was only the second performance that the ensemble has been able to have in front of a live audience since COVID-19. For...

WHS walks the runway at the sustainable fashion show (video)

Delia Caulfield and Penelope Biddle February 7, 2022

The Wayland High School Green Team and Sewing Club helped to kick off this year’s Winter Week by hosting the sustainable clothing fashion show. The show took place on Monday, Jan. 28 in the lecture hall...

Hypnotist Peter Gross mesmerizes WHS (video)

Charlotte Thirman, Sasha Libenzon, and Bella Schreiber February 5, 2022

Hypnotist Peter Gross comes to Wayland High School each year and continues to engage and enthrall students with his show. On Wednesday, Feb. 2, during Winter Week 2022, he continued the tradition and shocked...

WHS staff and students discuss their stories regarding mental health and coping mechanisms during the Winter Week mental health panel. The panel held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 was meant to destigmatize and break the stereotypes of mental health within WHS. “I think so many of us struggle in silence because of the stigma around mental health, and I think that breaking that down and seeing that everyone goes through their own things helps because you know you’re not alone,” sophomore Hedaia Elelimy said.

Mental Health Club hosts panel

Katya Luzarraga, Nadya Chase, and Jayant Kuppuswamy February 5, 2022

For the Mental Health Club’s Winter Week event, club advisor Kelsey Pitcairn and leaders Darini Nagalingam, Jun Waye and Piper Cinti organized a panel for Tuesday, Feb. 3. During the panel, eight people...

Juniors Erica and Megan ODonnell present their household items they utilized as backpacks. I saw a few months ago that the anything but a backpack trend existed, and Ive been thinking ever since how fun it would be to bring a shopping cart to school, Erica ODonnell said. They were in a big pile of toys, so it worked out.

WHS expresses creativity through “anything but a backpack” psyche

WSPN Staff February 3, 2022

On Sunday, Jan. 30, Student Council President, Luciano Sebastianelli, sent out an email with the list of psyches for Winter Week. On Tuesday, Feb. 1, students participated in the "anything but a backpack"...

Seniors Skylar Gould and Emily Chau color bookmarks before heading to the Green Team and Sewing Club fashion show. [Library de-stress] was really nice, Chau said. I got to color, [and] I did some origami. It was a really fun time.

Winter Week 2022: Library de-stress event

Reva Datar and Sasha Libenzon February 2, 2022

On Monday, Jan. 31, the library held one of its de-stress events, where students could come during a free block and spend time coloring, folding origami and more. In the past, the library held this event...

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