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Cases of mononucleosis on the rise at WHS

Cases of mononucleosis on the rise at WHS

Caterina Tomassini

December 11, 2017


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WHS has recently seen an increase in the number of students coming down with infectious mononucleosis, also known as “mono.” Mono is a contagious disease often spread by sharing saliva, which is why mono is also commonly referred to as the “kissing disease.” Although mono can be spread by...

Junior Rachel Chau chosen as first seat violinist in senior district orchestra

Junior Rachel Chau chosen as first seat violinist in senior district orchestra

Caroline Raymond

December 11, 2017


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Junior Rachel Chau reaches down to take her violin out of her case. She stands up in front of an empty room, waiting to be heard by three different judges from three different categories. She takes the smooth, shiny wooden instrument into her arms and carefully begins to play. Beautiful flowing music...

Snapchat, iMessage and FaceTime blocked on school servers

Snapchat, iMessage and FaceTime blocked on school servers

Caterina Tomassini

December 10, 2017


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The WHS administration recently blocked iMessage and FaceTime on student laptops and Snapchat on phones on Friday, Dec. 1. Students are no longer able to make FaceTime calls and send texts from their computers, and cannot access Snapchat from their phones while connected to the school network. As...

Freshman Michael Long designs and sells alternative class sweatshirts

Freshman Michael Long designs and sells alternative class sweatshirts

Kevin Wang

December 9, 2017


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The WHS Class of 2021's executive board recently completed its sales period for class sweatshirts, but it was not alone in this endeavor. In unprecedented fashion, freshman Michael Long designed and ordered his own brand of class sweatshirts, which he made available for purchase during a simultaneous...

Museum of Fine Arts Review: Lineage of Eccentrics Exhibit

Museum of Fine Arts Review: Lineage of Eccentrics Exhibit

Emma Nallet

December 9, 2017


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Once passed the imposing glass door, there is another world that is waiting for the audience. Indeed, the exhibition, "Lineage of Eccentrics," stands out from the neoclassical style of the main building with its modernness and the energy it emits. Through this new display, held by the Museum of F...

Warriorpedia: The Commons

Warriorpedia: The Commons

Isabel Gitten

December 9, 2017


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Warriorpedia is a collection of explanations of traditions, events, practices, and places at WHS that are commonly known across the community. What: The Commons Where: The North building Who: The entire student body Explanation: The Commons is an area in the North building that is used for eating,...

Meet the directors of the 2018 senior show

Meet the directors of the 2018 senior show

Julia Callini

December 8, 2017


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Preparation, hard work and talent are just three of the things that the directors of the senior show put in to have a comical, well-rehearsed show produced by the spring. The senior show is the highlight of many seniors’ year. Completely student produced, directed, and run, this year’s directors...

Warrior Weekly: CFB Playoff on the horizon

Warrior Weekly: CFB Playoff on the horizon

Duncan Stephenson

December 7, 2017


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Teams I can See Going to the Super Bowl (in no particular order) - Week 14 AFC: Patriots, Steelers NFC: Eagles, Rams, Saints, Vikings Heisman Trophy Prediction: Finalists: Baker Mayfield (QB, Oklahoma), Bryce Love (RB, Stanford), Lamar Jackson (QB, Louisville) Prediction: 1st: Baker Mayfield 2nd:...

Artist of the Week: Will Danforth

Artist of the Week: Will Danforth

Caitlin Newton

December 6, 2017


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Danforth soloed in the T-Tones' medley of Slow Dancing in a Burning Room by John Mayer and Die a Happy Man by Thomas Rhett. For more Wayland A Cappella videos, check out their Youtube channel here. Will Danforth, co-director of Wayland High School Testostertones, will be taking his musical talents past Wayland High ...

Kevin Delaney: There’s absolutely a connection between using your hands and using your mind

Kevin Delaney: There’s absolutely a connection between using your hands and using your mind

Eden Vanslette

December 6, 2017


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For most people, needing new furniture means going on a trip to either IKEA or Jordan’s furniture, but not for Wayland history teacher Kevin Delaney. Delaney has been woodworking for 25 years. He started building when he was a kid, and has been building furniture since his twenties. “In those...

Emma Goes Clubbing: Art Club

Emma Goes Clubbing: Art Club

Emma Marton

December 6, 2017


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When I first entered the art club, I felt a pressure... a pressure to create. The pressure wasn’t coming from the members of the club – if anything, they were very kind and the whole time, they assured me that I didn’t need to do anything special. I felt, however, that once I’d entered that ...

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