Lunch bunch hungry to change the world

Caiden Kiani, Watertown Splash staff

June 15, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

    Every Tuesday after school, students from all grades meet in Ms. Henry’s room to work on undoing the racism in Watertown Middle School.     Students in the Undoing Racism group have been working on three big projects: a...

One School/One Book announcement to be made Friday, June 9

Parsa Tehrani and Suren Mkrtchyan

June 9, 2017

Filed under Books and Authors, Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

    Every year, the One School/One Book committee chooses one book for everyone at Watertown Middle School to read. The book it chooses is the one the incoming sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders have to read and do an assignme...

Watertown Middle School goes to the polls

Audrey Garland, Watertown Splash staff

June 9, 2017

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

    At Watertown Middle School, there is an election every spring for seventh-graders who want to be in the student council. The positions are president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary.     The first round of...

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...

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