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Wayland Student Press

From left to right, juniors and Passion 4 Fashion club leaders Elyssa Grillo, Nina Eyerman and Mischa Lee pose for a photo during the makeshift thrift store event.
Passion 4 Fashion club hosts makeshift thrift store during Winter Week
Melina Barris February 9, 2024
The cellist quintet composed of sophomore Alexander Lu, senior Jayanth Mani, sophomore Benjamin Pyhtila and junior Elliot Xu play Fort Stockton Bound.
Tri-M Music Honor Society performs its annual Winter Week show
Rufat Hasanov, Guest Reporter • February 8, 2024
A capella hits the high note during Winter Week
A capella hits the high note during Winter Week
Sasha Libenzon and Annika Martins February 7, 2024
On Friday, Feb. 2, METCO coordinator and Cultural Identity Group Seminar teacher Mark Liddell presents a slideshow he made on Black history as a winter week event. I work with students in the METCO program, and I teach in affinity class called Cultural Identity Group Seminar and in that class, we cover Black History throughout the entire year, Liddell said.
Sketching the blueprint of Black History Month
Jessica Dretler and Penelope Biddle February 7, 2024
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WHS falls under hypnotists spell
WHS falls under hypnotist's spell
Penelope Biddle and Sierra Dale February 10, 2023
String Orchestra stuns at Winter Week
String Orchestra stuns at Winter Week
Mischa Lee and Bella Schreiber February 9, 2023
Tri-M Honor Society steals the spotlight
Tri-M Honor Society steals the spotlight
Charlotte Thirman and Carolina Sdoia February 8, 2023
During Work Song by Nat Adderley, junior Emmanuel Nzaramba put down his guitar and picked up a microphone to sing.
Jazz Band swings during Winter Week
Abby Raftery and Jane Tardif February 6, 2023
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Escape room extravaganza: Will they escape?
Escape room extravaganza: Will they escape?
Jonathan Zhang and Brasen Chi February 17, 2022
A capella hits a high note during Winter Week
A capella hits a high note during Winter Week
Genevieve Morrison and Talia Macchi February 15, 2022
WHS students flaunt their skills in the 2022 Winter Week Talent Show (video)
WHS students flaunt their skills in the 2022 Winter Week Talent Show (video)
Tess Alongi and Lucy Grasso February 14, 2022
Tri-M triumphs during Winter Week
Tri-M triumphs during Winter Week
Dante Coppola and Kally Proctor February 12, 2022
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WW 20: The Hypnotist Returns (video)
WW '20: The Hypnotist Returns (video)
Amalia Rial and Julia Raymond February 5, 2020
WW 20: Window wraps up Winter Week (video)
WW '20: Window wraps up Winter Week (video)
Caroline Lampert and Sammy Johnson February 5, 2020
ICYMI: Week of January 27 - Winter Week Edition
ICYMI: Week of January 27 - Winter Week Edition
Meredith Prince February 4, 2020
Participants of the video gaming event held during second block last Friday battle each other in a game called Super Mario Smash Brothers. “I hope [students] have fun playing Smash,” event organizer Erik Swanke said. “Maybe we’ll get more people for the club.”
WW' 20: The Brainchild of a Gamer
Jonathan Zhang, Joanna Barrow, and Anna Ilyin February 4, 2020
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Brooke Doire presents to students in the lecture hall about her grandmother’s experience in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Doire’s grandmother, Betty Robinson, ran and won medals in the Amsterdam Olympics in 1928 and the Berlin Olympics in 1936. “[The message of this presentation is] to be resilient and to take things that look like impossibilities and turn them into possibilities by reaching out to those people that you trust and making a plan to get there,” Doire said.
WW ‘20: Brooke Doire presents her grandmother’s Olympic success and perseverance
Hailey Robinson and Sidney O’Rourke February 2, 2020
A few members of Alliance held a panel discussion for the sophomore class during winter week where they answered many questions from students. We just want to be a resource, and if you couldnt make it to the panel, our doors are always open, senior Emma Marton said.
WW '19: Realizing who you are takes time: alliance hosts panel for sophomores
Madeline Maurer and Max Brande March 5, 2019
Wayland parent Scott Rader speaks about the purposes of additive manufacturing in meditech. Rader visited WHS on Thursday of Winter Week to speak to students about the future and impacts of the industry. I’m just so excited to really be on the front lines of innovation, to make that data into something someone can watch as a movie,” Rader said.
WW ‘19: Meditech exec and Wayland parent programs the future of healthcare
Kevin Wang and Alyssa Dickstein February 7, 2019
WW 19: K-Pop club performs in annual winter show (video)
WW '19: K-Pop club performs in annual winter show (video)
Nathan Zhao, Nicole Erdekian, and Julia Callini February 6, 2019
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Pictured above is the 1988 Jamaican Bobsleigh team with coach American Patrick Brown at the Calgary Olympics. Brown and Jamaican athlete Devon Harris spoke with WSPN about their Olympic journey and commented on the alleged racial insensitivity in the film Cool Runnings that was based on their story.
"Cool Runnings," a cool break from reality
Isabel Gitten February 16, 2018
The Jamaican Bobsleigh Team after their crash in the Calgary Olympic Games.
Responses to "Cool Runnings" cancellation
February 16, 2018
WW18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (video)
WW'18: Window Dance Ensemble performs (video)
Emmie O’Shaughnessy and Charlie Moore February 12, 2018
MVP, Mentors in Violence Prevention, spoke to the juniors during Winter Week.
WW '18: MVP presents to juniors
Caroline Lampert and Andrew D'Amico February 11, 2018
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Wang performs a triple yo-yo trick, spinning three yo-yos around and into the air on a string.
Geoffrey Wang: It's hard to get better if you don't practice
Nathan Zhao February 14, 2017
WW 17: Talent show
WW '17: Talent show
Conor Keating and Olivia Waldron February 13, 2017
WW 17: Trivia Night (14 photos)
WW '17: Trivia Night (14 photos)
Abby Stoller and Anika Das February 13, 2017
WW 17: Chamber Orchestra Concert (20 photos)
WW '17: Chamber Orchestra Concert (20 photos)
Janani Gandhi February 10, 2017
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WW 16: Computer programming with Mr. Hopps
WW '16: Computer programming with Mr. Hopps
Naomi Lathan February 11, 2016
WW '16: Student-Staff Talent Show
Meg Trogolo and Nandita Subbiah February 10, 2016
Above is Nelson DeWitt, who spoke to WHS students during Winter Week. DeWitt shared his experience of discovering that he was one of the missing children taken from his family in El Salvador during the Salvadoran Civil War. It’s important to put ourselves in other people’s shoes, but it is often very hard to do so,” DeWitt said.
WW '16: Nelson DeWitt shares the story of reconnecting with his birth family
Aimee Larochelle, Abby Stoller, and Olivia Waldron February 10, 2016
Pictured above is the Eppi Pen EP cover. Eppi Pen consists of seniors Evan Hughes and Anthony Schleppi. I think Eppi Pen is a really cool group. We have a lot of different influences, and I think our general sound is pretty unique, Hughes said.
WW '16: Eppi Pen Q&A
Janani Gandhi and Brian Cohen February 9, 2016
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WW 15: PFLAG discusses presentation
WW '15: PFLAG discusses presentation
Julia Reck and Thomas Chan February 15, 2015
WW 15: Hunt and Smith perform
WW '15: Hunt and Smith perform
Whitney Halperin February 5, 2015
WW 15: Seniors present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (18 photos)
WW '15: Seniors present "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" (18 photos)
Lauren Simon February 4, 2015
WW 15: Students perform hip-hop music
WW '15: Students perform hip-hop music
Thomas Chan and Angela Park February 3, 2015
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Pictured above are the PFLAG speakers. They spoke about their different LGBTQ stories. “If someone think they’re LGBT, they’ll know. Don’t listen to anyone else. Don’t let anyone tell you what you are and what you’re not,” speaker Zach Kerr said.
WW '14: PFLAG speaks about experiences with LGBTQ youths
Thomas Chan and Angela Park February 2, 2014
WW 14: Dr. Ritchie plays guitar and sings to close Winter Week
WW '14: Dr. Ritchie plays guitar and sings to close Winter Week
Lauren Simon February 2, 2014
Pictured above is republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker. Baker visited WHS this past Winter Week to talk about his journey into politics. “We need people that understand that governing and public service are not about getting your way 100 percent of the time,” Baker said. “It’s about hearing what other people have to say and finding your way to an agreement that works for the people you represent.”
WW '14: Charlie Baker recounts journey into politics
Whitney Halperin February 2, 2014
WW 14: A cappella groups perform
WW '14: A cappella groups perform
Elena Erdekian January 31, 2014
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Above, Spooner speaks on the mainstage during Winter Week. Spooner is the only
WW '13: Spooner shares life lessons on being unique
Jake Adelman February 12, 2013
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) talked to the sophomores about how to support LGBTQ youths and understand their difficulties. One of the speakers, Ethan Sobel, spoke about his struggles with coming out in high school and college. “It wasn’t okay in the locker room, it wasn’t okay in the orchestra and it wasn’t okay in the classroom,” Sobel said.
WW '13: PFLAG speaks about supporting LGBTQ youths
Mia Senechal February 7, 2013
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WW '13: Murphy and Teevens offer advice to WHS students
Chris Connell February 1, 2013
Dr. Maureen Daye came to visit WHS students to discuss the world of medicine. “Not only do we diagnose problems, but we take care of problems,” Daye said.
WW '13: Daye discusses road to career in medicine
Ben Porter January 30, 2013
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(Credit: Matthew Gutschenritter/WSPN)
WW '12: Chitchat with Doug and Matt live
Jake Adelman February 4, 2012
WW 12: A Cappella highlights
WW '12: A Cappella highlights
Jake Adelman February 4, 2012
Kiss 108 Dennis OHeron. (Credit: Alex Erdekian/WSPN)
WW '12: O'Heron discusses method to radio's madness
Matthew Gutschenritter February 4, 2012
WW 12: Irish step dancers lead workshop (10 photos)
WW '12: Irish step dancers lead workshop (10 photos)
Matthew Gutschenritter February 3, 2012
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Winter Week: Convicted murderer tells students to consider actions carefully
Winter Week: Convicted murderer tells students to consider actions carefully
Basil Halperin February 10, 2010
Sophomore Jonah Grennawalt and Freshman Jessie Vogel performed for audiences in the L1 performance hall during Winter Week. (Credit: Jake Adelman/WSPN)
10-minute play festival charms audiences
Kruti Vora February 9, 2010
Heather Ernest (right) with WHS student and trainee Jen Berkowitz. (Credit: Melanie Barber/WSPN)
Winter Week: Basketball player goes abroad
Melanie Barber February 8, 2010
Ben Wohlfarth (left) and TC Jaing (right) perform in L1 during Winter Week last year. (Credit: WSPN)
What's in store for Winter Week
Allie Gold February 1, 2010
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Adam Ezra Sings
Adam Ezra Sings
Catey Oakley February 22, 2009
WW '09: Dance 360
Meredith Riley February 22, 2009
Solo and Chamber Music Recital
Robin Kim February 22, 2009
Winter Week poetry slam a hit
Kelsey Sommers February 13, 2009
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Hypnotist Show '08 (5 Videos)
Robin Kim February 29, 2008
Stotz Interviews from the Hypnotist Show
Robin Kim February 26, 2008
Monkey's Funny Moments (WW) (2 Videos)
Robin Kim February 3, 2008
WSPN Interviews Adam Ezra (WW)
Robin Kim February 3, 2008
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