‘Wait Till Helen Comes’ a bone-chilling read

EMILY K., Watertown Splash staff reporter

June 13, 2013

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One amazing, bone-chilling book that I have just read is called “Wait Till Helen Comes” by Mary Downing Hahn. This book is about a 12-year-old girl named Molly and her 10-year-old brother, Michael. They have a younger stepsister...

Fletcher’s ‘Flying Solo’ takes readers along for a fun ride

CHRIS K., Watertown Splash staff reporter

June 3, 2013

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“Flying Solo” by Ralph Fletcher is about one school day with no teacher. The book is about a girl named Rachel White, who is just a normal sixth-grade girl. Rachel adores her homeroom teacher, Mr. Fabiano, or to Rachel...

WMS’s “One Book” committee comes to the same conclusion

LORI D., Watertown Splash staff reporter

May 30, 2013

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Four tables were set up in the library loft. There were muffins, orange juice, and water for everyone to enjoy before their big decision about the 2013 Watertown Middle School summer reading book. There were five books to choose...

Tommy Heinsohn: star player, star painter


November 24, 2010

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Books and Authors, Profiles, Sports

Many people know Tommy Heinsohn as the scoring machine who helped the Celtics to eight NBA titles in the 1950s and ‘60s. They know him as the former coach who won two titles in the ‘70s, and the current Celtics analyst on Co...

A “Peak” inside

MATT L., Watertown Splash staff

June 22, 2010

Filed under Books and Authors, Profiles

Every summer, all of the students in Watertown Middle School have to read the same book. This year the book is "Peak" by Roland Smith. It is about a guy named Peak, who gets arrested for scaling a New York skyscraper and has to ...

On his home turf


May 28, 2010

Filed under Books and Authors, Profiles, Sports

Tony Massarotti, a sports writer and broadcaster, went to the Hosmer School and East Junior High in Watertown, Mass. He started his journalism career by writing for local papers. Tony claimed, "I never thought it would lead to...

Author Andrew Clements to introduce new series

Watertown Splash staff, .

May 4, 2010

Filed under Books and Authors, Community News

Andrew Clements -- author of "Frindle," "Things Not Seen," and "The Report Card" -- will be speaking and signing copies at Wellesley Library Thursday, May 6, at 4 p.m. Clements's newest book is "We the Children," the start...

Book Fair this week in WMS library


May 2, 2010

Filed under Books and Authors, Community News, Front Page News

The 2010 Book Fair at Watertown Middle School is opening soon in the library. The Book Fair will be open Monday, M ay 3, through Thursday, May 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will also be open on Tuesday evening from 5-6 p.m....

Drawn to the classics

Drawn to the classics

December 16, 2009

Books and Authors