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Stories from Wayland High School
School Committee votes to revise district school start times
News

Nathan Zhao | December 6, 2018

After three hours of public debate, the Wayland School Committee voted 4-1 to push back school start times. The new start times will be as follows: 7:55 a.m. for the elementary schools, 8:35 a.m. for Wayland…

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“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” hits the stage Nov. 16, 17, 18
Arts & Entertainment

Julia Callini | December 5, 2018

The curtains of the auditorium will open for the Wayland High School Theater Ensemble’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” on Friday, Nov. 16. In addition to students performing titular…

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Julia Cleary: I just wanted to give the kids equal opportunities
Features

Hailey Robinson | December 3, 2018

In her freshman year, junior Julia Cleary took volunteering to the next level and started a nonprofit with another high school student. To kick off her high school career, she formed Kids Empowering Kids,…

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Students to stand against shifting school start times
News

Kyle Chen | November 29, 2018

Students at WHS have organized a walkout on Monday, Nov. 19 to protest the Wayland School Committee’s proposed plans to change the school start times next year. The walkout, initiated by junior Jaden…

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Revamped Student Council implements new activities
News

Christos Belibasakis | November 27, 2018

The Student Council has chosen to implement new activities involving the student body this year in hopes of getting more students involved in student life.

Held in the commons, one competition had studentents…

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Gracie Corbett: I just love to do it
Sports

Charlie Moore | November 27, 2018

Whether students are pumping iron in the WHS weight room or training per a coach’s instruction, students in Wayland partake in weightlifting for exercise, strength building or even physical therapy. However,…

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A year later: kneeling for the Star Spangled Banner
Features

Charlie Moore | November 19, 2018

“Please rise for our national anthem.” Students and parents within the bleachers turn their attention to the American flag overlooking the field. Members of the fan section peek down at the Wayland…

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Improving the Game: Titan GPS Tracker
Sports

Josh Schreiber | November 16, 2018

The WHS boys’ varsity soccer team looks to maximize their performance with the purchase of real-time Titan GPS tracking vests. The coaching staff made this purchase in the early parts of this fall season,…

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Seniors vote for the first time in midterm elections
Midterm Elections

Meredith Prince | November 13, 2018

Most students celebrate their 18th birthday senior year, legally entering adulthood. One of the many privileges that comes with being an adult is the right to vote. With midterm elections happening Nov….

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Lily Tardif: There was never a time I wanted to quit
Showcase

Christina Taxiarchis | November 9, 2018

Entering sophomore year has its perks. One is no longer a freshman but doesn’t carry the responsibilities of a junior. For many, sophomore year is about finding a happy medium before stepping up to the…

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The next level: Seniors on college sports recruitment
Sports

Ellie Tyska | November 2, 2018

While many seniors are scrambling to fit in college tours, interviews and applications, a few have had a chance to catch their breath. Several students have been recruited to colleges to pursue sports…

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Math department to recollect and file assessments
News

Christos Belibasakis | October 31, 2018

The math department has begun recollecting quizzes and tests this year. After a quiz or test is graded, students are allowed to briefly look over them with the class before the teacher recollects and files…

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Senior Ines Alpendre takes a different approach to senior year
Features

Hailey Robinson | October 29, 2018

Senior year can be a time to embrace the end of one’s high school career before a series of new beginnings start after graduation. Exchange student Ines Alpendre from Lisbon, Portugal will be taking…

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“Next Up, RYANVIII:” Junior Ryan Dowling is making waves in the music world
Arts & Entertainment

Christina Taxiarchis | October 18, 2018

To most people other than the 1600 or so followers he has accumulated on SoundCloud, the name “RYANVIII” may not be a common one. However, that may change in the near future. Junior Ryan Dowling, who goes…

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Unconventional athletes at WHS
Sports

Hailey Robinson | October 8, 2018

Although WHS offers almost 20 sports through the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, some students choose to participate in athletic programs and sports that are not offered at WHS.

Sophomore…

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