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2016-2017 Year in Review: Gallery

2016-2017 Year in Review: Gallery

June 19, 2017


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

  A look into the 2016-2017 school year.

2016-2017 Year in Review: Sports

2016-2017 Year in Review: Sports

June 19, 2017


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The 2016-2017 school year was a successful one for Wayland High School sports. Six teams (boys’ soccer, wrestling, boys’ swimming & diving, boys’ tennis, girls’ tennis, and boys’ volleyball) appeared in their respective sport’s state final. Four of those teams (boys’ soccer, boys’...

Examining WHS’ recent surge in LGBTQ activism

Examining WHS’ recent surge in LGBTQ activism

Meg Trogolo

June 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

Over the past five years, WHS has experienced a surge in LGBTQ activism among students, either sponsored by the school's Alliance club or produced by individual students. Alliance has held numerous activities supporting equality across orientations and gender identities. During some years, Alliance...

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes: Player Profiles

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes: Player Profiles

Jackie Stoller and Anika Das

June 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, In-Depth, Sports, WSPN

Abby Stoller Lacrosse Union College Division III “I am excited to have the opportunity to continue my lacrosse career. I can't imagine playing in my last high school game and then never playing again.” Liam Henning Football Carnegie Mellon University Division III “I am most excited...

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes

Jackie Stoller and Anika Das

June 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, Sports, WSPN

Next fall, seven female and seven male athletes from WHS will be part of a collegiate team at their respective schools. Wayland graduates will be playing a variety of sports next year. The recruits have been playing for varying amounts of time; however, the one thing they all have in common is a passion...

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes

Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes

Jackie Stoller and Anika Das

June 18, 2017


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

WSPN looks into athletes from the class of 2017 who will be playing a sport in college next fall.

Opinion: The inaccessibility of SAT help hurts lower income students

Opinion: The inaccessibility of SAT help hurts lower income students

Abby Mitty and Naomi Lathan

June 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

The typical WHS junior sits at home and scrolls through the necessary SAT scores for the college of their dreams. They took the test a month ago and their scores aren’t exactly what they want them to be, but this student has nothing to fear. A quick email to their college counselor with a CC to their...

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why I Don’t Recommend Watching 13 Reasons Why

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why I Don’t Recommend Watching 13 Reasons Why

Lucy Hughes

June 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Reviews, WSPN

I started watching 13 Reasons Why because my friends told me to. “You have to watch it,” they told me. “Why?” I’d ask, “Is it that good?” “No, it is not good, but it is something you have to watch,” they would reply. “You have to watch it because it teaches about suicidal students...

Infographic: WHS students at camp

Infographic: WHS students at camp

Lucy Hughes and Isabel Gitten

June 15, 2017


Filed under Infographics, WSPN

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Boys’ volleyball defeats Needham (28 photos)

Boys’ volleyball defeats Needham (28 photos)

Conor Keating and Joyce Wu

June 15, 2017


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

The boys' volleyball team defeated Needham in the state semi-finals 3-0.

News Brief: Final Examinations at WHS

News Brief: Final Examinations at WHS

Matt Karle and Kevin Wang

June 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, News, News Brief, WSPN

This June, WHS will be altering the methods by which they apply final examinations to students. In previous years, comprehensive exams from the major academic subjects tested students on their second-semester knowledge. However, students will only have traditionally formatted final exams on science and...

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