Wayland Student Press

  • Exhibition days (June 19, 21) and final exams (June 20, 22) to take place

  • WMS teachers Donna Sumner and Rob Reddington to retire

  • Boys' volleyball falls to Chelmsford

  • Girls' lacrosse advances to Northeast Division II Finals

  • Girls' lightweight 4+ boat wins national championship

  • Sophomores to hold class barbecue on June 15

Seniors prepare for college sports

Seniors prepare for college sports

Caitlin Newton and Caroline Raymond

May 16, 2018


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

Many high school athletes aspire to play their sport in college. However, it takes a lot of hard work and talent to pursue a sport at the collegiate level. Seniors Darby Leid, Kyra Patterson, Zack Dresens and Sean Devlin are some of the Wayland High School student-athletes who plan to play a sport next...

Kyle’s Column: No joking matter

Kyle’s Column: No joking matter

Kyle Chen

May 15, 2018


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

The field house throbbed with a din of voices, fueled by the steady stream of students spilling into the gymnasium to watch an all-school assembly in response to the racist graffiti found on the Timeline Tunnel. In the center of the basketball court mingled a large group of teachers, most of whom were eng...

Weekly Exchange: French vs. American schools

Weekly Exchange: French vs. American schools

Emma Nallet

May 15, 2018


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

Whether it is in France or the United States, school has been an essential place in students’ lives. In both countries, students spend about 13 years of their existence at school if they start in kindergarten and graduate at 18. Even though we have this common likeness, numerous differences separate...

Orchestra concert pushes forward Window show date

Orchestra concert pushes forward Window show date

Hailey Robinson and Kevin Wang

May 14, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

The Window Dance Ensemble's planned Tuesday, May 15 show date will take place one day earlier. The rescheduled orchestra concert will take its place. The concert, which was originally scheduled to occur on Apr. 10, needed to be moved after town administrators decided to extend the town meeting by one...

Prom 2018 (134 photos)

Prom 2018 (134 photos)

Caitlin Newton, Julia Callini, Caroline Raymond, Meredith Prince, and Christos Belibasakis

May 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, WSPN

The Wayland Class of 2019 and friends attended the Junior Prom on Saturday, May 12.

Review: ‘Dead or Alive’ by Evan Hughes

Review: ‘Dead or Alive’ by Evan Hughes

CJ Brown and Charlie Moore

May 14, 2018


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

Evan Hughes, a member of the WHS Class of 2016, has released yet another album for the masses. Hughes put out his latest project, 'Dead or Alive,' on April 21. The album features six tracks, all of which display Hughes’ increased versatility as an up-and-coming artist. “Dead or Alive is the b...

A cappella spring concert (video)

A cappella spring concert (video)

Julia Callini

May 14, 2018


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

The T-Tones, Muses and Madrigals performed in their final concert last Tuesday.

Window Dance Ensemble prepares for upcoming performances (video)

Window Dance Ensemble prepares for upcoming performances (video)

Julia Callini

May 13, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN LIVE, WSPN.TV

WSPN interviewed members of Window Dance Ensemble before its show in the auditorium this Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30.

Boys’ tennis defeats Lincoln-Sudbury (25 photos)

Boys’ tennis defeats Lincoln-Sudbury (25 photos)

Naomi Lathan and Janani Gandhi

May 13, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, WSPN

The Wayland varsity boys' tennis team defeated Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School 4-1 in an away match May 4.

A look into Senior Assassin

A look into Senior Assassin

Julia Callini

May 12, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, WSPN, WSPN LIVE, WSPN.TV

Gamemasters Sophia Alfaro and Nick Fay talk about the 2018 game of Senior Assassin. Edit: Since the filming of this video, the rewards for the winners have changed. The last person standing will receive 70% of the prize money, while the person with the most "kills" will receive 20% of the prize mon...

Students attend presentation about reckless driving

Students attend presentation about reckless driving

Emma Diianni and Caroline Lampert

May 11, 2018


Filed under Articles, News, Showcase, WSPN

WHS students attended an assembly on Thursday, Apr. 26 during which Cara Filler, a youth motivational speaker, described her personal experience with reckless driving. When Filler was just 18 years old, her twin sister, Marin, was killed in a car collision when her boyfriend sped and hit another vehicle. Educating...

Prom preparation differs between boys and girls

Prom preparation differs between boys and girls

Abby Mitty

May 11, 2018


Filed under Articles, Features, Showcase, WSPN

With prom right around the corner, preparations for one of the biggest events of junior year are in full effect. Technically, the only requirement at prom is to dress formally, but there is much more that goes into the process of preparing for prom. How girls and boys prepare for this special day is...

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