Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Catanese receives some help paying for college.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
These 14-year-old twin brothers have dominated their respective track and field events.
Do you know a Whiz Kid who deserves to be recognized for a job well-done? Nominate a special kid or youth group today. More information is available here.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Eighth grader Katie Veal hopes to send 50 Spanish-language books to Peru this summer.
Katie Veal is a Wayland Middle School eighth grader on a mission to help kids she’s never met. Veal is collecting new and gently used books in Spanish, all reading levels, to send to Peru with Daniel Fernandez-Davila, a Wayland Middle School social studies teacher and Peruvian archaeologist who serves on the board of Hatun Runa. Hatun Runa is a nonprofit organization working to provide “support for education, health care and everyday domestic life” in the isolated towns and villages of the northwest Andes Mountains. Veal’s book collection project is a complement to the “Loose Change Campaign,” which collected more than $14,000 to rebuild a dilapidated school in Atuen, Peru. This book collection, Veal’s Girl Scout Silver Award project, aims…
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
These kids are fighting skin cancer one signature at a time.
Patch Whiz Kids of the Week: Coaches, teachers, parents, youth leaders ... we know you are proud of your kids. Tell us about it, so we can recognize them for a job well done. Nominate a special kid, group or team today. More information is available here.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Meet a winning video game designer from Wayland.
Patch Whiz Kid of the Week: Do you know a Whiz Kid who deserves to be recognized for a job well-done? Nominate a special kid or youth group today. More information is available here.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Four students helped gather valuable info in the battle to fight the weeds growing in Dudley Pond.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The text below is an adapted from an announcement submitted by Toni Moores. Students in Deanna Riseman’s Wayland High School honors biology class were tasked with “a project that has a positive impact on our ecosystem.” Freshman Bennett Keyes took the initiative to contact the Wayland Surface Water Quality Committee (WSWQC) and asked if there were any projects that he and three classmates could participate in to satisfy their honors biology class assignment. As chance would have it, the WSWQC was initiating the second phase of a project to study the nutrient (phosphorus) impact of septic tanks on Dudley Pond, and WSWQC needed data to be gathered as a part of the project. The Town of Wayland’s WSWQC and the Dudley Pond Association (DPA), …
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Meet the WHS members of the small Dual County League All-Star team.
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Meet the BASE TV Production and "News Crew" class.
Patch Whiz Club of the Week: Look for an article later today about Patch's visit to the class. The students even helped take notes and photos for the story.