Dress code out of fashion at Watertown Middle School

Izadora Goncalves, Watertown Splash staff

March 21, 2017

Filed under Fashion and Style, Opinion/Editorials

     As everyone knows, not everyone at Watertown Middle School likes the dress code.      According to assistant principal Jason Del Porto the point of the dress code is so that the students are focusing on learning a...

Theater education deserving of applause

Ryan Leonard, Watertown Splash staff

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

Throughout the United States, many public and private schools have plays or theater classes for students to attend and enjoy. These activities allow students to express creativity and learn the art of literature in a fun way. While...

Op/Ed: Let’s go back to using reusable trays in cafeteria

Liana Rice, Watertown Splash staff

March 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

Watertown Public Schools used to use reusable plastic trays for school lunches. Now we have reverted to using disposable styrofoam trays. It can be harmful to the workers manufacturing the styrofoam, and it is incredibly harmful...

Should the school day get a later start?

Bridget Sullivan, Watertown Splash staff

March 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

Have you ever been way too tired to go to school? Well this could mean you’re not getting the sleep you need from the time you go to bed till the early time you have to get up for school. The National Sleep Foundation has...

Opinion: Marijuana should legalized throughout the US

Millicent Abboud, Watertown Splash staff

February 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

Marijuana should be legalized for people that are 21 and above. Recently, a new law passed in Massachusetts making possession of small amounts legal. The question appeared in some ballots during the election and it pass...

Op/Ed: New WMS dress code is fair

HENRIQUE O. and AMELIA D.

May 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

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 wears a shirt down to the fold of the legs while wearing...

Half-day Wednesday would WMS over the hump

SYDNEY P., Watertown Splash staff reporter

June 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion/Editorials, Uncategorized

Throughout the school year, students are always stressing during the school day. All we want is a break. But we aren't asking for a vacation, or a whole day off, we are just asking for more half-days. Not every day, just once...

With these suggested classes, students would find real enrichment

SYDNEY P. and LAUREN P.

June 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

As Watertown Middle School students are finishing off the year, they need to start choosing their classes for next year. Lots of students are having trouble picking their enrichment classes because they weren’t interested in...

In a locker’s life, there are a few hang-ups

CHRISTINA B., Watertown Splash staff reporter

June 13, 2013

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Opinion/Editorials

Not being able to move or walk can be boring sometimes. I'm always getting smashed into by young kids in the hallways. Whether there is a fight or a group of girls gossiping, I am always being leaned on. People stuff binders,...

A few more winks of sleep

LORI D., Watertown Splash staff reporter

June 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

For middle-school students, every morning your alarm clock goes off around 6:30 or 6:45, giving you a little heart attack that says, “It’s time to wake up.” Wouldn’t it be nice to wake up a little bit later? The Watertown...

On seconds thought, it’s time for me to talk

MEGHAN F., Watertown Splash staff reporter

May 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

Resting on a wall in the computer lab can sound like such a bore. I sleep for a while, and I wake back up and work again. My friends are so unexpected, you never know if they’ll be working or not, because often at Watertown...

Rules wear thin in hallways

MEGHAN F., Watertown Splash staff reporter

May 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion/Editorials

At Watertown Middle School, many people have different opinions on taste and style, and if they’re following the dress code or not. According to most students, they find the dress code stupid and some of the rules ridiculous,...

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