WMS to present “Once Upon a Mattress”

Rebecca Hellman and Bridget Nee

November 14, 2010

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...

Watertown Middle School Teachers do not do math on their free time, they …


October 28, 2010

What do math teachers do on their free time? Math teachers aren't all nerds! You would probably think a middle school math teacher would go home and read a book, or probably watch some game show about math. But no, you ’re ...

WMS welcomes return of Coats for Kids


October 8, 2010

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

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

A (semi) formal sendoff

SHANNON C., Watertown Splash staff

June 17, 2010

The ocean waves will overflow the Watertown Middle School cafeteria as the eighth-graders eagerly await to enter. “We’ve been waiting for this since we walked into this school and we’ll be talking about it until we walk...

A night of entertainment

EMILY C., Watertown Splash staff

June 15, 2010

For five years, music teacher Abby Cordell has organized the WMS talent show, but this year’s talent show blew all of them out of the water. On Wednesday, April 28, Watertown Middle School had its sixth talent show and it was p...



June 14, 2010

The annual Pennies for Patients fund-raiser ended recently and the grand total raised by Watertown Middle School was $24,277.51. Even though it is $2,000 less then last year's total, it is still an amazing amount due to the e...

WMS students take the lead


June 5, 2010

The Watertown Middle School is not just run by teachers, students have a role, too. At the beginning of the year each homeroom elects two homeroom representatives and one alternate in case a homeroom rep is absent. All of the homeroom ...

Passion play

Watertown Splash staff

June 5, 2010

Allison Lipsher grew up in Hawaii and went to college at Duke University in North Carolina. “Soccer has always been my passion,” she said. “It’s always been my dream to go professional.” Allison was very lucky. Af...

Choosing to Participate


June 3, 2010

The eighth-grade students at Watertown Middle School are working on a Choosing to Participate project in humanities class where they try to communicate with foundations, groups, and individuals close to the community. The goal of ...

Giving voice to their cultures

SOPHIA K., Watertown Splash staff

June 1, 2010

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

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 ...

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