Giving voice to their cultures

SOPHIA K., Watertown Splash staff

June 1, 2010

Filed under Front Page News

Danilo Ibner has been multilingual his whole life. Ibner speaks Portuguese at home all the time with his mother because she doesn't want him to forget the language, but with his dad and sister he speaks English. When he was b...

“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 ...

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...

Math MCAS tests to be given this week

ANNA M. and VICTORIA H.

May 9, 2010

Filed under Front Page News

As you may know, MCAS stands for Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. As you may also know, the math MCAS are here in the Watertown Public Schools this week. English Language MCAS were taken in March and April. Teachers...

Book Fair this week in WMS library

REBECCA C. and KATIE M.

May 2, 2010

Filed under Books and Authors, Community News, Front Page News

The 2010 Book Fair at Watertown Middle School is opening soon in the library. The Book Fair will be open Monday, M ay 3, through Thursday, May 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will also be open on Tuesday evening from 5-6 p.m....

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...

Last dance of school year to be held Friday

ARAZ A. and MATT L.

April 7, 2010

Filed under Front Page News

The last Watertown Middle School dance of the year will take place Friday, April 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The dance will be held in the school cafeteria. Tickets are being sold for $6 during homeroom, lunch, and for five minutes...

Lending a hand for Haiti

SARAH G., Watertown Splash staff

March 24, 2010

Filed under Front Page News

On Jan. 12, Haiti changed forever. Hundreds of thousands of people lost their homes and families in a massive earthquake. Thousands of miles away, students at Watertown Middle School asked what can they do to help. The sev...

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...

Students get shot at revenge in faculty basketball game

EMILY C. and MADDIE R.

March 9, 2010

Filed under Community News, Front Page News, Sports

Fans in WMS colors cheered from the stands. The students were out of their seats everyone grew silent as the referee threw the ball into the air. On Friday, Jan. 29, Watertown Middle School had its Student/Faculty basketball...

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...

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