Perkins builds for the future

Hannah McCall and Sarah Lampasona

November 16, 2010

Perkins School for the Blind is not like any other school. Deaf and blind people from all over the country come to Watertown, Mass., to go to school there. These people have disabilities that affect their entire lives. On the sc...

Community Explorers club shows that it cares

Katherine Dolan, Watertown Splash staff

November 13, 2010

The Community Explorers after-school club’s mission is to give back to the community. Currently, the group is organizing a drive to collect needed items for troops in Afghanistan. The club is asking students to bring in loti...

Student council: Making WMS better one step at a time!

KATHERINE D., Watertown Splash staff

November 12, 2010

This year for eighth-grade Student Council at Watertown Middle School there is a big crew! The officers are Nick Lanni (president), Katherine Dolan (vice president), Jimmy McDonald (vice president), Caitlyn D’Amico (vice pre...

WMS is coming ’round the mountain!

Molly Day, Watertown Splash staff

November 10, 2010

Every year in September, the eighth-graders at the Watertown Middle School take a hike. Up Mount Monadnock that is. This year it is a little late, for the original date, Sept. 30, was a rainy day. But when it happened, on Thurs...

First WMS dance on for Friday

OLIVIA K., Watertown Splash staff

October 13, 2010

Watertown Middle School’s first school dance of year is this Friday, Oct. 15. The dance will be held in the cafeteria from 7-10 p.m. The tickets are $6 each and will be sold this week in homeroom and after school in the cafe...

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...

Cafeteria punishment becomes food for thought


March 12, 2010

Five months later, and things are looking a lot better. A food fight took place Monday, Oct. 19, during seventh-grade lunch at Watertown Middle School. The food fight was caused by two people (who will not be named), but many...

A “Real” look at bullying


February 25, 2010

On Friday Feb. 5, Cluster 5 students, like many others, went to the Watertown Middle School auditorium to watch a movie called, "Let's Get Real." The Watertown Middle School is starting a new curriculum about bullying. In an...

Swine flu vaccines at WHS on Saturday

BRIGITTE A., Watertown Splash staff reporter

November 20, 2009

The Watertown Department of Public Health is generously offering swine flu vaccines. Kids from the ages of 5 to 18 can come and get swine flu vaccines from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Watertown High School...