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Warrior Weekly: TCU finds way into playoff mix

Warrior Weekly: TCU finds way into playoff mix

Duncan Stephenson

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Warrior Weekly, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

Duncan’s College Football Top 4 - Week 7 1. Alabama Crimson Tide A casual 41-9 drubbing of a conference foe (Arkansas) earns Alabama the top spot for another week. 2. Georgia Bulldogs They looked a bit shaky on defense in the first half against Missouri, but Kirby Smart’s bunch pulled...

Meet the Teacher: Aidan O’Hara

Meet the Teacher: Aidan O’Hara

Eden Vanslette

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet the Staff, Showcase, WSPN

This year there is a handful of new teachers coming to Wayland High School, including new drama teacher Aidan O’Hara. O’Hara is replacing the long time drama teacher Richard Weingartner, but O’Hara is excited to be a part of WHS, the Wayland High School Theater Ensemble and many other groups of...

Boys’ varsity soccer defeats Waltham 6-0 (48 photos)

Boys’ varsity soccer defeats Waltham 6-0 (48 photos)

Remmi Shaw, Janani Gandhi, and Evan Curtin

October 19, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The boys' soccer team beats Waltham 6-0....

ALICE drill to be held at WHS

ALICE drill to be held at WHS

Caitlin Newton and Emma Nallet

October 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

This Thursday, Oct. 19, the ALICE drill will take place at Wayland High School. The session should last about ten minutes for two scenarios at the beginning of block 2. ALICE, which is an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, is a national plan that aims at training students and teachers...

Grand Canyon trip to be held in April

Grand Canyon trip to be held in April

Caitlin Newton and Emma Nallet

October 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

This April vacation, up to 40 Wayland High School students will have the opportunity to travel to Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, and Sedona, Arizona. All WHS students are eligible to attend. The major focus of the trip is on physical activities, for it will have ties to the wellness...

Artist of the Week: Megan Sin

Artist of the Week: Megan Sin

Tamira English

October 17, 2017


Filed under Articles, Artist of the Week, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

The number of students that participate in orchestra has drastically dwindled since elementary school. However, sophomore Megan Sin, a seven-year violinist, is one of few students continuing to fully commit to her instrument. Young Sin found her calling when Wayland orchestra conductor Whitney Tandon held a “Strings Instrument Petting Z...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Remmi Shaw

October 15, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Week, Sports, WSPN

Junior goalie Nick Smith dives for the ball in the boys' varsity soccer game against Waltham.

Meet the Teacher: Michelle Goodnow

Meet the Teacher: Michelle Goodnow

Jay Abdella

October 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Michelle Goodnow, English Teacher How was your first day? My impression so far is that the kids are just so nice, everyone's been so nice, the teachers, the staff, things have gone really smoothly so far, it's been good. Is this your first teaching job, or have you worked in other districts? ...

Sneak Peek into the Fall Musical: “Little Shop of Horrors”

Sneak Peek into the Fall Musical: “Little Shop of Horrors”

Teresa Hank-Gomez

October 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

The auditorium is empty, except for the teachers who sit in a line taking notes and exchanging looks from time to time. The sound of students outside practicing the songs they choose for auditioning is slightly audible. A student enters the stage, presents herself, and starts to sing. The teachers nod...

Student council to host spikeball tournament for hurricane relief

Student council to host spikeball tournament for hurricane relief

Caitlin Newton and Kevin Wang

October 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

A schoolwide spikeball tournament will be hosted at Wayland’s Cochichuate ballfield by the Wayland High School student council on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:00 p.m. Admission will be five dollars per person, and all proceeds will be donated to hurricane-ravaged Nottingham Elementary School in the Houston,...

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