What a sweet way to learn!

KATIE M. and REBECCA C.

March 17, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Classes and Clubs

The seventh grade went on a field trip to Biogen Idec, located in Cambridge. The clusters went to the biotech company on different days: Cluster 3 went on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 12-13) and Cluster 4 went on Thursday and Friday...

WMS choir in select company

SARAH G., Watertown Splash staff

March 16, 2010

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Classes and Clubs

You might have seen a group of students on stage performing songs such as "Blackbird" and a favorite, "Fireflies." This is a group of 12-20 very talented Watertown Middle School students who make up a group called Select Choir. It...

Yearbook’s readers on the waiting list

BRIGITTE A., Watertown Splash staff

March 15, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs

For the entire year, kids at Watertown Middle School await one thing: the yearbook. The yearbook comes out every year for all grades, and features pictures from field trips, honor roll breakfasts, assemblies , and school dances. The...

Seventh-graders’ fund-raiser idea: Dress for success (of fund-raiser)

REBECCA C. and KAITLYN M.

March 13, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Community News, Front Page News, Uncategorized

Pennies for Patients started March 1, and Kathleen Dias's homeroom will be holding a dress-your-teacher fund-raiser to help the seventh-graders raise money for the charity. Ms. Dias's homeroom students will be selling tickets...

The missing ingredient

KAYLEE C., JESSICA L., and LAUREN K.

March 10, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Food

Every Thursday, the old kitchen in the basement of Watertown Middle School is filled with kids who love to cook. Karen Zawisza, an eighth-grade humanities teacher, keeps the class in order while the kids make different types...

The biggest concert of the year

ANNA A., Watertown Splash staff

March 8, 2010

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

Tuesday night, March 9, in the Watertown High School gym will be "The biggest concert of the year," said Dr. Fred Schuetze. There have been a lot of good reasons for holding the concert for about the last 20 years! "Bandarama...

 Quiet on the set!

MATT L. and TERRY Z.

March 5, 2010

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Classes and Clubs

Video production is an enrichment class taught by Sam Morris. The students are currently working on two movies, and are making them in the Watertown Middle School library. There were lights set up and a projector screen. It...

Science enrichment undertakes field (and stream) testing

VICTORIA H., Watertown Splash staff

March 4, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs

Science teacher Elizabeth Kaplan sometimes takes her seventh-grade enrichment class to the Charles River during fifth period. Sometimes it's too cold to walk, or someone forgets their jacket. On one trip in January, it was...

A “Real” look at bullying

ANNA A. and FRANCESCA B.

February 25, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, News, Uncategorized

On Friday Feb. 5, Cluster 5 students, like many others, went to the Watertown Middle School auditorium to watch a movie called, "Let's Get Real." The Watertown Middle School is starting a new curriculum about bullying. In an...

Things are looking up for new ski club

LAUREN K. and DANIELLE M.

February 13, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Sports, Uncategorized

A new club has been added to the afterschool activities at Watertown Middle School. If you are free on Thursday afternoons, you should join the ski club with Daniel Skop. The kids in the club are a mixed group of boys and girls...

Testing the limits: School watches racing robots

ISAAC F., Watertown Splash staff reporter

February 12, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs

On Friday, Jan. 8, the robotics class came out in style. The students raced the robots they had made in their robotics class in the Watertown Middle School auditorium in front of the entire school. Two robots worked together...

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