“X” marks the block

TERRY Z., Watertown Splash staff

May 31, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

When the seventh-graders of Watertown Middle School get excited over something, its probably UNH. Its real name is Browne Center for Innovative Learning at the University of New Hampshire, and the Middle School started going ...

No substitute for learning … a new career

BRIGITTE A., Watertown Splash staff

May 11, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Profiles

Have you ever wondered about substitute teachers? About how they get treated in class, or if they like their job? Sandy Baker is one of the many substitute teachers that work at Watertown Middle School. Before she started teaching,...

Technology is their strength


May 5, 2010

Filed under Apps and Inspiration, Classes and Clubs

Some people would think that Geek of the Week award would be a bad thing to receive. Here at the Watertown Middle School, it is an honor. The award goes to the teacher who use s technology the best in the classroom for that...

D-Team making a world of a difference

MADDIE R., Watertown Splash staff

April 29, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

You may have seen the posters around the Watertown Middle School advertising the D-Team -- the D is short for diversity. The club was started shortly after February vacation ended. "It will go on until the end of this school...

What a sweet way to learn!


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)


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


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!


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...

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