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

Emma Goes Clubbing: Anime Club

Emma Goes Clubbing: Anime Club

Emma Marton

April 11, 2018


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

Because of all the snow days, and because I have a tendency to forget details quickly, I ended up visiting Anime Club twice. The first time I went to visit them, it almost looked like an empty classroom; the lights were off, and there were only a few figures stationary in the darkness. I creaked open...

VSCO: A hidden app, but public to all

VSCO: A hidden app, but public to all

Julia Pak and Caterina Tomassini

April 10, 2018


Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, WSPN

Instagram’s bright orange and pink icon appears on many WHS students' phones, but a black and white VSCO icon is popping up on more and more devices. Could VSCO be the next Instagram? Similarly to how people use Instagram, VSCO users can post any picture they want, and others can see those posts in...

Flavor! S’mores cookies (video)

Flavor! S’mores cookies (video)

Jackie Stoller, Lilly Stoller, and Masha Yakhkind

April 10, 2018


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

On this episode of Flavor!, Lilly Stoller, Jackie Stoller and Masha Yakhkind bake s’more cookies. Ingredients:  1⁄2 cup softened butter 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1⁄3 cups flour 3⁄4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon baking powder 4 (1 5/8 o...

Wayland School Committee postpones articles on turf fields

Wayland School Committee postpones articles on turf fields

Caitlin Newton and Caroline Raymond

April 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Wayland School Committee agreed on Monday, April 2 to withdraw its articles on the new turf fields and postpone them to the fall town meeting. Chair of the school committee, Ellen Grieco, confirmed that this motion does not affect the timeline of the project itself, which will start in spring of...

New public library proposal voted down

New public library proposal voted down

Isabel Gitten, Kevin Wang, Jay Abdella, Julia Callini, and Nathan Zhao

April 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, News, Showcase, WSPN

Wayland citizens did not reach a two-thirds majority vote to move forward with the new public library proposal at the town meeting on Tuesday, April 3. Construction on the new library would have begun in 2019 and been completed in 2021. The new library's cost estimate was approximately $19 million. ...

In Case You Missed It: Week of April 2

In Case You Missed It: Week of April 2

Kevin Wang and Nathan Zhao

April 9, 2018


Filed under Articles, In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase, WSPN

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” WSPN’s news editor Nathan Zhao and assistant news editor Kevin Wang summarize stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article. News: Reporters Julia Callini and Amira English described the new prom transportation rules and ...

Girls’ varsity tennis team swings into new season (video)

Girls’ varsity tennis team swings into new season (video)

Naomi Lathan and Carly Camphausen

April 8, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, WSPN, WSPN.TV

After winning the DII State Championship last year, the girls' tennis program looks forward to the new season.

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Acton-Boxborough (16 photos)

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Acton-Boxborough (16 photos)

Hannah Rice and Andrew D'Amico

April 8, 2018


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

The Wayland varsity girls' lacrosse team defeated Acton-Boxborough 23-19 at home Wednesday, April 4.

Wayland Ultimate Frisbee falls to Harvard (30 photos)

Wayland Ultimate Frisbee falls to Harvard (30 photos)

Janani Gandhi and Naomi Lathan

April 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The Wayland Warriors Ultimate Frisbee team had its first game of the season against the Harvard Disc Club this past Saturday. The team is captained by seniors Matt Clayton and Tyler Brient. It is the team's first year competing against other schools in the Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance (BUDA), as it...

Weekly Exchange: Gun control in the U.S. vs. in France and Germany

Weekly Exchange: Gun control in the U.S. vs. in France and Germany

Emma Nallet and Teresa Hank-Gomez

April 7, 2018


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

In the first issue of Weekly Exchange, Emma Nallet, an exchange student from France, and Teresa Hank-Gomez, an exchange student from Germany, examine the differences between gun control in the US and gun control in their home countries. Gun Control in the U.S. vs. in France: Feb. 14, 2018 was a pe...

Kyle’s Column: A Revelation

Kyle’s Column: A Revelation

Kyle Chen

April 6, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

Last Saturday morning, I woke to the rude beeping of my alarm clock. Pushing aside my blankets, I squinted at the crisp LED display resting on my nightstand - 10:30 a.m. Stretching leisurely, I slowly elevated myself from the warmth of the covers. My feet padded over the soft wooden floors as I saunter...

Emma Goes Clubbing: Game Club

Emma Goes Clubbing: Game Club

Emma Marton

April 5, 2018


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

I first went to Game Club during my sophomore year. It was an accident in many ways; I’d seen the display my freshman year at the Club Fair, and shown an interest, but turned away because it was on math team day. However, as my interests have strayed from math to fun, I rediscovered this club. They ...

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