WMS thankful for chance to help good cause

Melissa Rose, Watertown Splash staff

November 18, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Community News, News

This Thanksgiving, students at Watertown Middle School are giving more than just thanks. They are giving food to the less fortunate. Each homeroom has a basket, and every child is encouraged to donate one or more Thanksgivi...

Perkins builds for the future

Hannah McCall and Sarah Lampasona

November 16, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, News

Perkins School for the Blind is not like any other school. Deaf and blind people from all over the country come to Watertown, Mass., to go to school there. These people have disabilities that affect their entire lives. On the sc...

WMS to present “Once Upon a Mattress”

Rebecca Hellman and Bridget Nee

November 14, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Arts and Entertainment, Front Page News

This year WMS is leaving HSM Jr. behind, but the students are still all in this together for the production of “Once Upon a Mattress.” This popular play is a junior version of “The Princess and the Pea” -- with a quirky twi...

WMS welcomes return of Coats for Kids

REBECCA H. and BRIDGET N.

October 8, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Community News, Front Page News

The Coats for Kids drive is here! Every year, the Watertown Middle School is very successful in helping needy families stay warm during the cold season. This year, the drive is starting Oct. 8 and going all the way until Jan....

A summer to remember

Watertown Splash staff

September 23, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Front Page News, Travel

Friends and family finish the sentence “I’ll always remember the summer of 2010 because ..."

The top dog of pet survey

CHRISTINA M. and HAYLEY S.

May 27, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Front Page News

As you know, many people in the WMS have dogs and cats. But that's not all the students and faculty own. There is a variety, from turtles to bunnies. The Watertown Splash surveyed students and teachers at Watertown Middle Scho...

For a good cause

REBECCA C. and KAITLYN M.

May 20, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Community News, Front Page News

Eleanor Donato is collecting the community service logs for 2010 from Watertown Middle School students. Whoever has done 50 or more hours was asked to pass in their logs, signed by the director of the activity, by May 17. For a...

A site to behold

ANNA A. and FRANCESCA B.

May 19, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Community News

Last year, students in classes would look out the windows of their classes and say, “Why are they taking down those houses?” Across the street from the Watertown Middle School, workers for Chatham Development Co. Inc. ar...

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...

Plumbing the depths

FRANCESCA B., Watertown Splash staff

March 11, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Travel

What would your bathroom have looked like 100 years ago? Visit the Plumbing Museum on Rosedale Road in Watertown and find out. This museum started in 1979 in Worcester Mass., and has only been open in Watertown for a little...

Pennies for Patients: It just makes cents

SARAH G., REBECCA C., and KAITIE M.

February 25, 2010

Filed under Around Watertown, Community News, Front Page News, Uncategorized

Pennies for Patients, the annual Watertown Middle School fund-raiser, is March 1 to March 22. The kickoff assembly is Feb. 26. The Watertown Middle School has participated in Pennies for Patients -- the Leukemia & Lymphoma...

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