Test anxiety? Here’s how you can fix it

Irene Kandilas, Watertown Splash staff

April 26, 2017

    As a middle-schooler, there is usually stress about tests. Most people want to do well on a test, especially a midterm that counts as a huge part of your grade.     Studying is just a part of a student’s schedule. Even...

Eighth-graders anxious, eager about coming move up to Watertown High

Caiden Kiani, Watertown Splash staff

April 25, 2017

In two months, the eighth-graders of Watertown Middle School will be moving on to their first year of high school. Or, as eighth-grader, Sabreena Shah put it, “We are entering the next phase in life.” Many eighth-graders...

Abundance of twins deserve a second look

Julian Reyes, Watertown Splash staff

April 13, 2016

Twins often think alike. Even if they don’t look the same, they can be the same. They can even be opposite genders and still act the same. PJ and David Farwell are twins. Unlike some twins, PJ is a girl and David is a boy. B...

‘I’m lucky enough to see her almost everyday’

Anthia Vrahliotis and Rose Muldrew

April 5, 2016

“I've been a mama’s boy my whole life,” says Brian Donato. Mr. Donato is a special ed teacher at Watertown Middle School. He has worked there for almost 14 years along with his mother, sixth-grade world geography teacher Eleanor...

Thanksgiving baskets an enduring tradition at Watertown Middle School

KARINA M., Watertown Splash staff

November 17, 2015

When thinking of Thanksgiving, usually people think of the turkey and being with their family. Sadly not all families get a chance to have memorable Thanksgivings like that.     Watertown Middle School helps every year ...

Wachusett Mountain climb will wait until spring

CATHERINE H., Watertown Splash staff

November 4, 2014

Field trips. A break from the mundane hum of regular school. A chance to go places, near and far (well … mostly near) with your fellow classmates to learn from the world around you. Sometimes classes go see movies, museums,...

Giving remains a tradition

JIMENA C., Watertown Splash staff reporter

January 5, 2014

Every year at Thanksgiving time, the Watertown Middle School helps those in need in the community by donating baskets of food. Each homeroom takes responsibility of filling one basket and bringing in some extra food or gift...

WMS honors veterans in Memorial Day assembly

ISAAC G., Watertown Splash staff reporter

May 30, 2013

Every Friday before Memorial Day, Watertown Middle School honors those who fought for our country in an assembly. After homeroom, the students made their way to the WMS auditorium to honor the soldiers that fought, and, for...

Dress code fits each kid differently

Emily Hart, Watertown Splash staff

December 8, 2010

At Watertown Middle School, the dress code requires students’ clothing to be appropriate -- shorts and skirts must be at least to mid-thigh and tank top straps must be at least two fingers wide (the width of both the index a...

WMS thankful for chance to help good cause

Melissa Rose, Watertown Splash staff

November 18, 2010

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...