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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Garden at Happy Hollow School in Wayland wins award

Wayland Town Crier 6/5/20: Garden at Happy Hollow School in Wayland wins award. Thanks to the efforts of Happy Hollow School second-grade teacher Deborah Niles and countless families, students and colleagues, the Happy Hollow School Garden won a Green Difference Award from Project Green Schools. Project Green Schools is an organization finding and supporting tomorrow’s environmental leaders today while developing the next generation of environmental leaders through education, project-based learning and community service.

3 Mass. high school seniors named US Presidential Scholars

Boston Globe 5/21/20: 3 Mass. high school seniors named US Presidential Scholars. Amelia Ao (WHS ’20) named a US Presidential Scholar, an award recognizing students’ accomplishments in academics, the arts, and technical education fields. Presidential Scholars are comprised of one young man and woman from each state, DC, and Puerto Rico. A complete list of the Presidential Scholars is online here.

First Wayland High student in decade to qualify for Eastern Honor Choir

Wayland Town Crier 3/28/20: First Wayland High student in decade to qualify for Eastern Honor Choir. Wayland High School senior Arden Knapp became the first Wayland High student in a decade to qualify for ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) Eastern Honor Choir. She was chosen after submitting a recording to a panel of choral educators in the Eastern States Region of the ACDA.

Wayland student honored for her short story

Wayland Town Crier 2/10/20: Wayland student honored for her short story. Wayland Middle School eighth-grade student Kally Proctor has won a regional Gold Key in the 2019-20 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her fictional short story, “Dark Chocolate.” The competition is open to students in grades 7 to 12.

Weston and Wayland students honored for community service

Wayland Town Crier 1/23/20: Weston and Wayland students honored for community service. Ten extraordinary sophomores from Wayland and Weston were recognized on Nov. 21 for their contributions of service in their communities by the Rotary Club of Weston and Wayland. Each of the students received the Rotary’s Rising Youth Leadership Award (RYLA).

37 Wayland students selected for 2020 Eastern District Senior Festival

Of the 1000 students in our Eastern MA district who auditioned for the Senior Festival today, a record 37 Wayland High School students have been selected for the prestigious 2020 Eastern District Senior Festival.  They will participate in the event on January 10-11, 2020 at Boston Latin School.  Those with an asterisk scored within the top 50% of their section and have earned a recommendation to audition for the Massachusetts All-State Festival.

Name Instrument / Voice Part Accepted Ensemble
Crawford, Jacob* Trumpet Band
Dunkelburg, Joseph Tuba Band
Harding, Theodore Euphonium Band
Simmons, Jakob* Bass Clarinet Band
Tobe, Lillianna* Snare Drum Band
Goode, Simon Bass Chorus
Lathan, David* Tenor Chorus
Murphy, Declan Bass Chorus
Salama, Matias Tenor Chorus
Veal, Harrison* Tenor Chorus
Alvarado, Lucas* Trombone Jazz
Chau, Megan* Violin Orchestra
Chen, Dora Viola Orchestra
Fidlin, Simon Viola Orchestra
Foreman, Darcy Viola Orchestra
Hwang, Abra Cello Orchestra
Kelemanik, McKenna* Tuba Orchestra
Lei, Nina Viola Orchestra
Li, Mingle* Mallets Orchestra
Liu, Angela* Violin Orchestra
Liu, Michael* Cello Orchestra
Mao, Justin Violin Orchestra
Martin, Amelie* Violin Orchestra
Moretz, Aidan* String Bass Orchestra
Murphy, Cecelia* Oboe Orchestra
Rader, Connor* String Bass Orchestra
Urato, Ryan* Violin Orchestra
Whitehouse, Walker* Cello Orchestra
Yan, Angela* Violin Orchestra
Yemin, Adrian* Viola Orchestra
Yu, Lily Violin Orchestra
Zhang, Casey* Flute Orchestra
Zhang, Joshua* Trombone Orchestra
Zhong, Elizabeth Violin Orchestra
Zhu, Ashley Violin Orchestra
de los Reyes, Gabriel* String Bass Orchestra
de los Reyes, Samuel* Cello Orchestra

Here are the 67 Mass. schools recognized for good performance

Boston Globe 9/25/19: Here are the 67 Mass. schools recognized for good performance. Happy Hollow one of 67 Massachusetts schools recognized for good performance, and one of only 24 recognized for “High Achievement”