Thursday, March 1, 2012
Students and staff at the middle school got a chance to dress up during the annual spirit week and Watertown Splash caught some of them on camera.
Students wearing pajamas to school, teachers wearing whacky hats – no it's not some teen movie, it's just spirit week at Watertown Middle School. Each day during the week had a different theme, including Decades Day when each grade got to dress like they were in a different decade and sports jersey day, reports Watertown Splash, the WMS newspaper. Some people went all out, and to see some of them check out the story on Watertown Splash's website.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
The middle school newspaper, is conducting the Splash of Flavor survey through June 17.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Watertown Splash, the WMS newspaper, announced that voting on the Splash of Flavor 2011 is nearly over: There are fabulous taste sensations to be found throughout the Greater Splash area. And those flavors are only enhanced by where you find these treats, leaving you with a good feeling every time you order them. This year's staff of reporters for the Watertown Splash came up their favorites. But which of these is the best? The Watertown Splash, the official online newspaper of Watertown Middle School, wants the public to decide. Below, the public can choose from this year's list of 24 nominees. Voting will be held Monday, May 16, through Friday, June 17. (One vote per person, please.) The dish gathering the most votes will be …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
The students showed their knowledge in the competition in Malden.
Students from Watertown Middle School earned the second place trophy at the Quiz Bowl competition at Malden Catholic High School, reports Watertown Splash, the WMS newspaper. The seven member team, coached by sixth-grader English teacher Kara Conceison, was one of three schools to advance to the final round from the original pool of 13. Students were tested on questions written by Malden Catholic students, including: How much trash does the EPA estimate the average household produce everyday?; and How much power does a recycled aluminum can generate?
Saturday, December 11, 2010
A WMS newspaper reporter found requirement for shorts and skirts length and shoulder strap widths received more opposition from girls than boys.
The staff of Watertown Splash, the newspaper at Watertown Middle School, tackled the school's dress code this week. The reaction of students to the clothing requirements was mixed, with girls having more problems with the restrictions. According to the Splash article, shorts and skirts must be at least to mid-thigh in length and tank top straps must be at least two fingers wide. "If a student does not follow these rules, they have to call home to get a change of clothes," according the story. In the survey of WMS students, the Splash reporters found boys opposition to the dress code was not as great as that of the girls. One Splash reporter, known as Emily H., let her opposition to the dress code be known in an opinion piece. "The …