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Democrats’ view on WHS’ political climate

Democrats’ view on WHS’ political climate

Kyle Chen

September 13, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Politics, WSPN

On the eve of Nov. 4, 2016, the world was shaken by a momentous presidential election. Around the country, millions of people reacted with outbursts of emotion, both of grief and of joy, of celebration and of anger. After the election, it became clear to many that the political climate had drastically...

Exploring WHS’ political climate and attitude towards minority views

Exploring WHS’ political climate and attitude towards minority views

Andrew D'Amico, Nathan Zhao, and Kyle Chen

September 13, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Politics, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN reporters Andrew D'Amico, Nathan Zhao and Kyle Chen explored WHS' political climate and the school's attitude toward minority political views.  

Warrior Weekly: College and pro football seasons in full swing

Warrior Weekly: College and pro football seasons in full swing

Duncan Stephenson

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Warrior Weekly, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

The most wonderful time of year! No. I’m not talking about the holiday season. I’m talking about football season! Both the college and professional football seasons are officially in full swing as of this past weekend, and I couldn’t be more excited. Reporters C.J. Brown and Andrew D’Amico’s...

At WHS, political views matter

At WHS, political views matter

Kyle Chen

September 13, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, In-Depth, Politics, WSPN

Although the presidential election of 2016 is long over, the ripples it sent out still seem to reverberate throughout our daily lives. Described by many as “unexpected,” or “shocking,” the race has been credited with creating the largest shockwave in the political spectrum of the twenty-first...

Boys’ soccer beats Snowden (27 photos)

Boys’ soccer beats Snowden (27 photos)

Hannah Rice, Carly Camphausen, and Caroline Lampert

September 13, 2017


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

Boy's soccer beats Snowden 8-0 on Saturday at home.

Girls’ field hockey falls to Natick (17 photos)

Girls’ field hockey falls to Natick (17 photos)

Jackie Stoller and Lilly Stoller

September 11, 2017


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

Girls' field hockey lost to Natick 6-1 on Monday at home.  

Opinion: The World History curriculum should be expanded

Opinion: The World History curriculum should be expanded

Yaniv Goren

September 6, 2017


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

Why do we learn history? Even though this question is laminated and plastered on the front walls of many a middle school classroom, lots of us don’t really know the answer. Until very recently, I was one of those kids, too, but everything changed when I stepped into APUSH. For the first time in my...

News Brief: Bell schedule for the first day of school

News Brief: Bell schedule for the first day of school

Nathan Zhao

September 5, 2017


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, Showcase, WSPN

The WHS administration recently released the bell schedule for the first day of school, Tuesday, September 5, through the WHS website. This day will not be a letter day; rather, all eight periods will run. There will be only two lunches, each class is 30-35 minutes long, and lunch is 30 minutes long. Below...

Year in Review: 2016-2017

Year in Review: 2016-2017

June 20, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

The school year started off with three changes: the hiring of assistant principal James Nocito, the new gender neutral bathrooms were established, and the girls’ only weight room hours were created. The latter was discontinued after lack of participation. In the fall, the election was often a major topic of disc...

English teacher and journalism adviser Janet Karman retires (video)

English teacher and journalism adviser Janet Karman retires (video)

Isabel Gitten and Kate Balicki

June 19, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN.TV

English teacher and journalism adviser Janet Karman is retiring at the end of the 2017 school year.

WSPN interviews some of WHS’ most fashionable students

WSPN interviews some of WHS’ most fashionable students

Aimee LaRochelle and Masha Yakhkind

June 19, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, WSPN

What defines someone as “fashionable” or “unfashionable?” Is it their ability to keep up with and predict the latest trends? Is it their ability to find unique and interesting items of clothing? Or is it their ability to create and maintain a distinct “look” that distinguishes them from the...

Nathan Zhao wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Nathan Zhao wins Freedom Prize Essay Contest

Andrew D'Amico

June 19, 2017


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

Recently, the twelfth annual Freedom Prize was awarded to sophomore Nathan Zhao by the Wayland Veterans Memorial. Each year, students of Wayland High School write essays relating to freedom in our world today. For the last twelve years, these essays have been submitted to the Wayland Veterans Memorial...

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