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

Math team qualifies for New England Championship Meet for first time since 2014

Math team qualifies for New England Championship Meet for first time since 2014

Emma Marton

April 24, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The WHS math team will participate in the New England Math Meet Championship on Friday, April 27 for the first time since 2014. Participants are determined by their final rankings in various state tournaments across the region, of which WHS placed fifth out of eight "Medium" schools in Massachusetts. “I...

Crozier to become superintendent of Sudbury after 17 years at Wayland

Crozier to become superintendent of Sudbury after 17 years at Wayland

Caitlin Newton, Caroline Raymond, and Emmie O'Shaughnessy

April 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Brad Crozier, the current assistant superintendent of Wayland, will leave his position at the end of the school year to become the K-8 superintendent for the Sudbury school district. Crozier has been Wayland’s assistant superintendent for 17 years. According to Crozier, accepting the position was...

Tutorial: How to make soap (video)

Tutorial: How to make soap (video)

Eden Vanslette and Caitlin Newton

April 14, 2018


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

To make your homemade soap, use and find the following tools. Translucent soap Solid soap A microwave safe container Pipette Dye Square soap mold Shaped soap mold Toothpicks Popsicle Sticks Essential Oils ...

MOTS: Students share opinions on DACA

MOTS: Students share opinions on DACA

Caitlin Newton and Emma Nallet

April 13, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, MOTS/React, Showcase, WSPN

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. DACA allows "Dreamers" to attend college in the U.S. and obtain a work permit. DACA status must be renewed every two years. In September, President Trump...

Senior versus tech reactions to mosh pit accident

Senior versus tech reactions to mosh pit accident

Julia Callini, Julia Pak, and Caroline Raymond

April 13, 2018


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

Seniors ripped expensive theater equipment during the mosh pit on the first night of the Senior Show. Some seniors view this accident as a minor problem and think that the equipment can be replaced easily. The tech group, which spends more time working with the equipment, has differing opinions on the...

Sophomore spring dance canceled

Sophomore spring dance canceled

Julia Callini

April 13, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, Uncategorized, WSPN

The sophomore executive board cancelled the proposed sophomore spring dance through an announcement by President Ciara Murphy via Facebook on March 18. “The [dance] would not [have been] to try to top [sophomore semi-formal],” Murphy said. “The point would have been to just have a class gathering...

Boys’ baseball falls to Newton South (36 photos)

Boys’ baseball falls to Newton South (36 photos)

Andrew D'Amico and Hannah Rice

April 13, 2018


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

The boys' varsity baseball team lost to Newton South 2-7 on Wednesday.

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Hannah Rice

April 13, 2018


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

Junior captain Nate L'Esperance pitches during the varsity boys' baseball game on Wednesday against Newton South.

Flavor! Pumpkin pie (video)

Flavor! Pumpkin pie (video)

Julia Pak

April 13, 2018


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

In this episode of Flavor!, Julia Pak makes a pumpkin pie. Crust - 1 ½ cup crushed graham crackers - ⅓ cup brown sugar - 6 tablespoons melted butter - ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, melted butter or margarine, and cinnamon until well blended. Press mixture in...

Juuling hits WHS

Juuling hits WHS

Joyce Wu

April 13, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

*The following name has been changed to maintain the student's anonymity. The e-cigarette craze has hit high school and college students all across the country–including students at WHS. E-cigarettes have been around since 2003. Invented by a pharmacist, these devices were originally created to help ...

Wayland baseball welcomes new coach Paul Bonfiglio

Wayland baseball welcomes new coach Paul Bonfiglio

Tamira English and Lily Tardif

April 13, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Wayland High School’s Athletic Department welcomes Paul Bonfiglio as the new head coach of the baseball team. Prior to working at Wayland High, Bonfiglio had an extensive background in working with different baseball programs. He has coached at Newton South High School and coaches a collegiate summer...

WHSTE members reflect on winter play ‘Reckless’ (video)

WHSTE members reflect on winter play ‘Reckless’ (video)

Isabel Gitten and Nicole Erdekian

April 12, 2018


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

WHSTE members reflect on their experience performing the play "Reckless." See further coverage of the show including photos and an article by WSPN....

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