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Year in Review: 2018-19

Year in Review: 2018-19

Caitlin Newton and Julia Callini

June 21, 2019

September Wayland Public Schools implemented many changes over the course of the 2018-19 school year. At the start of the year, new Assistant Superintendent Parry Graham took on his new role, replacing previous assistant superintendent Brad Crozier. Junior Ryan Dowling is making an impact on the music industry, producing his own songs along with some WHS students...

Reverberating music review covers 4 summer releases

Reverberating music review covers 4 summer releases

Alyssa Dickstein

June 21, 2019

WSPN's Alyssa Dickstein reviews four recently released albums going into the summer music season: "World War Joy" by The Chainsmokers, "Nightmare" by Halsey, "Hurts 2B Human" by P!nk and "Collaborations Project No. 6" by Ed Sheeran.

Destruction of historic buildings causes controversy

Destruction of historic buildings causes controversy

Emily Chafe

June 20, 2019

The decision to raze two historic buildings in the Wayland Town Center has set off a contentious relationship between local preservationists and the Trinitarian Congregational Church. The Trinitarian Congregational Church’s former parsonage, built in 1903, and former Ewing office building, built...

2 gold-rated houses open up in Wayland

2 gold-rated houses open up in Wayland

Madeline Maurer and Joanna Barrow

June 20, 2019

As the issue of climate change continues to become more prevalent, activists and the common person alike are attempting to slow the rate of damage, or better yet, stop the environment from further deterioration. For some, this change is brought about by the appliances in their homes. A couple of homes...

7th graders take on the world through Destination Imagination

Remmi Shaw, Ellie Tyska, and Isabella Arenas

June 19, 2019

Editors Ellie Tyska and Remmi Shaw explore the Wayland Wizards, Wayland’s Destination Imagination team. Members share their experiences after their return trip from Kansas City for the STEM Global Competitions. The global finals required for the Wizards to show off its teamwork and management skills,...

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Caterina Tomassini

June 19, 2019

Sophomore Atharva Weling is the winner of the 14th annual Freedom Prize Essay contest. Not only does Weling get to put this honorary title on his future college resumé, but he also walked away with a $500 check and a framed certificate. Each year, all 10th graders at WHS write essays regarding freedom...

News Brief: Student Council Election Results

News Brief: Student Council Election Results

Meredith Prince

June 19, 2019

The Student Council board for the 2019-2020 school year has been elected. Check below for the list of winners. President: Shawn Bernier Vice President: CJ Brown Secretary: Anthony Xue Treasurer: Josh Snyder Class of 2020 Representatives: Megan Sin Emma Kiernan Adianez Cabral Class ...

Medical club infects WHS

Medical club infects WHS

Cammy Lehr

June 19, 2019

For many of us, joining a club is just another attribute to a college resumé, but the new medical club at WHS offers students who want to pursue a medical career a chance to learn about their passion. Junior Ciara Murphy created the club this year to fulfill her Girl Scout Gold Award project and...

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Warrior Weekly: PLL Launches Successful Inaugural Weekend

Aiden Chitkara

June 12, 2019

The first ever NFL game was  in 1920, the first ever MLB game was in 1876 and the first ever PLL game was on June 1, last Saturday. The PLL (Premier Lacrosse League) played its inaugural game in Boston last weekend. The league is made up of six teams, none of which have a “home” field. The le...

Administration to implement reworked advisory

Administration to implement reworked advisory

Kyle Chen

June 12, 2019

The advisory system at WHS will see a significant rework at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Advisory meetings will consist of seven-minute sessions between blocks two and three on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. In addition, advisories will be grouped by individual grade, this will...

Meet the Student Council presidential candidates

Meet the Student Council presidential candidates

Isabella Arenas

June 11, 2019

Student Council elections will take place on June 12 and June 13 during all lunches. Students run together as a pair of a president and vice president. WSPN met with the Student Council president and vice president candidates. Gavyn Davies (President) Why are you running? "I'm running for Student Counc...

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