WMS staff shakes off nerves at karaoke fund-raiser

Lara Cordeiro, Watertown Splash staff

April 28, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Classes and Clubs, Pennies for Patients

Magan Slesinger is the coordinator of the Fine, Applied, and Performing Arts department in the Watertown schools. She has very bad stage fright when it comes to singing, so her hands were shaking when she performed at the karaoke...

Test anxiety? Here’s how you can fix it

Irene Kandilas, Watertown Splash staff

April 26, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs, News

    As a middle-schooler, there is usually stress about tests. Most people want to do well on a test, especially a midterm that counts as a huge part of your grade.     Studying is just a part of a student’s schedule. Even...

So many high notes

So many high notes

April 23, 2017

Science class says nice things about talking to plants in lab

Alex Miller, Watertown Splash staff

April 17, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs

In Ms. Willoughby’s eighth-grade science class, a very interesting experiment was born: Does talking to plants in a nice voice help them grow? This experiment was designed by Zoё Doyle, Giulia Salvucci, and Colin Simpson....

Teaching photography clicks with her

Martha Aramthip and Izadora Goncalves

April 14, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs

     There is a new elective at Watertown Middle School this year for seventh- and eighth-graders: photography.      This is Heather Smith’s first year teaching photography. She was asked to teach the class by WMS principa...

WMS lights up at first dance

Nathan Sergi and Nick Vick

April 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Classes and Clubs

You walk into the Watertown Middle School at 7 p.m. and right away you can’t hear yourself think anymore. There’s music blasting in your ears and loads of people shouting at their friends just so they can hear each other. The...

Students conquer Wachusett

Nic Oteri and Zak Babali

April 11, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs

On Oct. 13, 2016, the Watertown Middle School eighth-graders took a trip to Wachusett Mountain to hike it. Some kids were very excited, but some weren’t. The hike was on a very hot and humid day, where the sun b...

Dunk contest stuffs the WMS gym

Nic Oteri and Zak Babali

April 7, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Sports

     On Friday, Dec. 9, the Watertown Middle School had its annual winter-themed dance. During the dance, the Leadership class set up a dunk contest and a 3-point shooting contest where kids from all grades could participate. ...

One School/One Book committee gets early start on summer reading

Jordan Hoover, Watertown Splash staff

March 31, 2017

Filed under Books and Authors, Classes and Clubs

If you are a sixth- or seventh-grader or a teacher at Watertown Middle School who loves reading, join the One School/One Book committee! Come on! Get an early start on summer reading and make an impact on the school. The One...

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