WMS community project needs help to get into final round of $50,000 contest

Kitchen renovation already a semifinalist in Guaranteed Rate's Ultimate Giveback Challenge; voting ends July 8

Tuesday, July 8, is the last day to spread the word and vote for the Watertown Middle School in the $50,000 community improvement contest sponsored by Guaranteed Rate mortgage brokers. The national contest called the Ultimate Giveback Challenge is based on votes for projects with a community impact. Maria Wood is leading... Read more »

Op/Ed: New WMS dress code is fair

HENRIQUE O. and AMELIA D.

The new dress code at Watertown Middle School is better than the previous, with fairer rules for everyone. The new rule about leggings is great. It is now OK if a student...  Read More »

May 28, 2014 • 0 comments

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This isn’t the boat you are looking for

This isn’t the boat you are looking for

FELIPE O., Watertown Splash staff reporter

My owner, Dave, got me after an incident I didn’t know about until he told me what had happened. He said that a person hid in his boat. (That was the one that was here...  Read More »

April 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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You’ve been dress-coded!

JULIA F. and SHANNON H.

“Dressing up is your personality, and when you take that away, you take away who people are,” said Kevin Cardoso, a sixth-grade student at Watertown Middle School. The...  Read More »

March 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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“I’m bringing disco back”

JIMENA C., Watertown Splash staff reporter

Most teachers are known for teaching rather than for dancing. But not Phil Oates. The Cluster 3 math teacher said he was known as “Twinkle Toes” to his high school...  Read More »

March 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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Dig into the frozen yogurt at Orange Leaf

NEILA M., Watertown Splash staff reporter

We’ve packed up our coats and sweaters and taken out our flip-flops and bathing suits for summer. What about eating some delicious frozen yogurt from Orange Leaf? Orange Leaf is probably the best...  Read More »

April 23, 2014 • 0 comments

And the winner of Splash of Flavor 2014 is …

Watertown Splash staff, .

The votes are in! The Burrito Bowls from Chipotle won over the voters in the 2014 Splash of Flavor competition. The nationwide Mexican chain, with a restaurant in the Arsenal Mall, joins the Red...  Read More »

April 5, 2014 • 0 comments

With ChopChop, Watertown author has cooked up a successful food magazine for kids

With ChopChop, Watertown author has cooked up a successful food magazine for kids

JULIA F., HANA K., DALIA K., REEM H., and SHANNON H.

Sally Sampson is not like a lot of other Watertown residents. She isn’t only a writer but, a writer for her very own magazine based in Watertown. Her magazine is called ChopChop and it is focused...  Read More »

March 29, 2014 • 0 comments

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Student-faculty basketball rematch is overtime thriller

"The Little Mermaid" photo gallery

Books and Authors

For young writers, words of inspiration

For young writers, words of inspiration

CATHERINE P., Watertown Splash correspondent

A lot of Rebecca Stead’s ideas come from her childhood. For example, “When You Reach Me” was based on her neighborhood. Other ideas came from a job she had at Subway,...  Read More »

March 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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Classes and Clubs

In coding class, WMS students enriched by new language

HENRIQUE O., Watertown Splash staff reporter

Do you know what coding is? Coding is the process to write text in specific languages that a computer can understand. Well, for this term, Phil Martin, a seventh-grade...  Read More »

March 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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“Live from Watertown, Susan Tran reporting …”

“Live from Watertown, Susan Tran reporting …”

BANDNA K., DALIA K. , HANA K., JULIA G., and HENRIQUE O.

Susan Tran is a WHDH Channel 7 news reporter living her dream. “A lot of news goes on in Boston,” said Susan as she talked about the life...  Read More »

March 30, 2014 • 0 comments

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