A night of entertainment

EMILY C., Watertown Splash staff

June 15, 2010

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Front Page News

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...

Fun-raiser

KAITLYN M. and REBECCA C.

June 14, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Community News, Front Page News

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

ISAAC F., KAITLYN M., and REBECCA C.

June 5, 2010

Filed under Classes and Clubs, Front Page News

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

Filed under Front Page News, Sports

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

DANIELLE M. and LAUREN K.

June 3, 2010

Filed under Front Page News

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

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...

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