Wayland Student Press

  • Sophomore Kyle Chen wins 2018 Freedom Prize

  • Four Assistant Superintendent candidates to visit WHS next week

  • Graduation begins for seniors at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 3

  • Last day for seniors is May 25

  • K-Pop concert to take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24

  • Fine Arts Night to take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 21

  • Senior projects to be presented in The Commons at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22

What’s in the box? (video)

What’s in the box? (video)

Kate Balicki, Carly Camphausen, and Lilly Stoller

May 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

WHS students try to figure out what mystery items they are touching without being able to see them.

METCO panel addresses recent incidents

METCO panel addresses recent incidents

Jay Abdella

May 18, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

During lunch on Monday, May 7, a large group of students from both Wayland and the METCO program led a panel discussion on recent racial tensions at WHS. Led by senior Nia Greenidge, the group shared their feelings and thoughts about METCO, and how it has affected their lives, as well as taking commen...

Emma Goes Clubbing: Crafts for a Cause

Emma Goes Clubbing: Crafts for a Cause

Emma Marton

May 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Emma Goes Clubbing, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

The anticipation leading up to my first meeting at this club had been building for months, since the club is relatively new. The idea is to learn how to sew, specifically using a sewing machine, and all the proceeds go to a good place. The club has been making surgical caps for the children’s hospi...

Seniors prepare for college sports

Seniors prepare for college sports

Caitlin Newton and Caroline Raymond

May 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Many high school athletes aspire to play their sport in college. However, it takes a lot of hard work and talent to pursue a sport at the collegiate level. Seniors Darby Leid, Kyra Patterson, Zack Dresens and Sean Devlin are some of the Wayland High School student-athletes who plan to play a sport next...

Kyle’s Column: No joking matter

Kyle’s Column: No joking matter

Kyle Chen

May 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

The field house throbbed with a din of voices, fueled by the steady stream of students spilling into the gymnasium to watch an all-school assembly in response to the racist graffiti found on the Timeline Tunnel. In the center of the basketball court mingled a large group of teachers, most of whom were eng...

Weekly Exchange: French vs. American schools

Weekly Exchange: French vs. American schools

Emma Nallet

May 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, Weekly Exchange, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

Whether it is in France or the United States, school has been an essential place in students’ lives. In both countries, students spend about 13 years of their existence at school if they start in kindergarten and graduate at 18. Even though we have this common likeness, numerous differences separate...

Orchestra concert pushes forward Window show date

Orchestra concert pushes forward Window show date

Hailey Robinson and Kevin Wang

May 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Window Dance Ensemble's planned Tuesday, May 15 show date will take place one day earlier. The rescheduled orchestra concert will take its place. The concert, which was originally scheduled to occur on Apr. 10, needed to be moved after town administrators decided to extend the town meeting by one...

Prom 2018 (134 photos)

Prom 2018 (134 photos)

Caitlin Newton, Julia Callini, Caroline Raymond, Meredith Prince, and Christos Belibasakis

May 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

The Wayland Class of 2019 and friends attended the Junior Prom on Saturday, May 12.

Review: ‘Dead or Alive’ by Evan Hughes

Review: ‘Dead or Alive’ by Evan Hughes

CJ Brown and Charlie Moore

May 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

Evan Hughes, a member of the WHS Class of 2016, has released yet another album for the masses. Hughes put out his latest project, 'Dead or Alive', on April 21. The album features six tracks, all of which display Hughes’ increased versatility as an up-and-coming artist. “Dead or Alive is the begin...

A cappella spring concert (video)

A cappella spring concert (video)

Julia Callini

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

The T-Tones, Muses and Madrigals performed in their final concert last Tuesday.

Window Dance Ensemble prepares for upcoming performances (video)

Window Dance Ensemble prepares for upcoming performances (video)

Julia Callini

May 13, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN LIVE, WSPN.TV

WSPN interviewed members of Window Dance Ensemble before its show in the auditorium this Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30.

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