• Northeast Comic Con: A place for nerds galore!

    Northeast Comic Con: A place for nerds galore!

    Helen Gjino and Saron Nebiye

    December 4, 2016

    The annual Northeast Comic Con is a place for artwork and comics with themes gravitating toward fantasy and the superhero universe. It is a place for people to meet other fans -- and hopefully even meet famous people they love. The NECC is again being held at the Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, 20 ... READ MORE »»

    Sean Gunn of "Guardians of the Galaxy" (left) and Lew Temple of "The Walking Dead" take a moment to pose for fans during the Northeast Comic Con at Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, Mass., on Dec. 3, 2016.

  • STAR program a success in any language

    STAR program a success in any language

    Artur Sedrakyan, Raider Times staff

    December 1, 2016

       The STAR program is about Students Taking Active Roles in their learning.    Helda Shirinian is an ELL (English Language Learner) teacher at Cunniff Elementary School in Watertown, who started the free after-school program three years ago. Each and every student of hers has different backg... READ MORE »»

    Helda Shirinian (third from left) leads the STAR program for ELL students three times a week after school at Cunniff Elementary in Watertown, Mass.

    Raider Times photo / Artur Sedrakyan

  • KEBABJIAN, RAIDERS GO OUT ON TOP

    KEBABJIAN, RAIDERS GO OUT ON TOP

    Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

    November 29, 2016

        Senior running back Vasken Kebabjian ran for 251 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Watertown High football team at rival Belmont, 34-28, in the exciting Thanksgiving Day game on Nov. 24, 2016.     WHS coach John Cacace praised Kebabjian’s efforts in the historic matchup.   ... READ MORE »»

    Watertown's offense prevailed in a 34-28 victory at Thanksgiving rival Belmont on Nov. 24, 2016.

    Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen

  • Thanksgiving 2016: A day to celebrate friends, family, and football

    Thanksgiving 2016: A day to celebrate friends, family, and football

    Elizabeth Allen and Beth Powderly

    November 25, 2016

    Raider Times photographers Elizabeth Allen and Beth Powderly capture the scene at Watertown's 34-28 road win over Belmont in the traditional Thanksgiving Day football game on Nov. 24, 2016. --Nov. 24, 2016--... READ MORE »»

    Vasken Kebabjian (9) and Watertown defeated host Belmont, 34-28, in their annual Thanksgiving game on Nov. 24, 2016.

    Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly

  • Not scared to go back to third grade

    Not scared to go back to third grade

    Jeannie Ngan, Raider Times staff

    November 23, 2016

    As the air gets colder and the light of day begins to drain away, Cunniff Elementary never fails to entertain at its Halloween Party held every year. Lasting for two hours (from 6-8 pm) on Oct. 28, 2016, this year’s event was thrilled with many spooky activities for everyone, food and beverages,... READ MORE »»

    Students came dressed in costumes of all types at the annual Halloween Party at Cunniff Elementary School in Watertown, Mass., on Oct. 28, 2016.

  • “Moana” is a triumph!

    “Moana” is a triumph!

    Michaela Kinnear, Raider Times staff

    November 23, 2016

    “Moana” is a triumph on Disney’s part. The film as a whole is wonderful, with beautiful animation and cinematography, music that will stick in your head for hours, and characters that you can’t help but feel a personal connection to. The movie as a whole is outstanding, blowing “Frozen” out of... READ MORE »»

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Walt Disney Studios

  • “Moana” will melt your heart

    “Moana” will melt your heart

    Meron Hagos, Raider Times staff

    November 23, 2016

    "Moana” centers around a young girl named Moana, whose fascination with the ocean frequently lands her in trouble with her father, the chief of Motunui island. He constantly warns her not to go beyond the reef, since it and the island provide his people with everything they need. One day, the fish... READ MORE »»

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Walt Disney Studios

  • EIGHT IN A ROW!

    EIGHT IN A ROW!

    November 21, 2016

    Senior Kourtney Kennedy scored with 8:49 to play as Watertown High School beat Oakmont, 4-3, to win its eighth straight field hockey state championship on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at WPI. With the victory, the Raiders finished the season 23-0 and improved its unbeaten streak to 183 games and its... READ MORE »»

    The Watertown High School field hockey team poses with the MIAA Division 2 state title on Nov. 19, 2016. The Raiders defeated Oakmont, 4-3, at WPI for their eighth straight state championship.

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Heidi Kennedy

  • On course for greatness

    On course for greatness

    Raider Times staff

    November 21, 2016

    Two members of the Watertown High School cross-country team excelled at the 2016 MIAA Division 2 state championships on Nov. 19, 2016, in Gardner. Raiders junior Emily Koufos finished 12th (out of 172 runners) in girls' all-state race. She finished the 5K course in 19 minutes 48 seconds. Later,... READ MORE »»

    Watertown High senior James Piccirilli (left) and junior Emily Koufos pose at the Division 2 MIAA all-state cross-country meet Nov. 19, 2016, in Gardner.

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Anita Meiklejohn

  • Performers excited for WHS Talent Show

    Performers excited for WHS Talent Show

    Marcela Lopez, Raider Times staff

    November 21, 2016

        As we launch into the holidays and celebrate our families, Watertown High School has decided to celebrate the individual talents of its students.     The Talent Show will take place Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. in the WHS auditorium.  This year’s Talent Show was swamped with a variety... READ MORE »»

    Olivia DeKoster auditions for the Watertown High Talent Show on Nov. 7, 2016. The Talent Show will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22, in the Watertown High School auditorium at 7 p.m.

    Raider Times photo / Marcela Lopez

KEBABJIAN, RAIDERS GO OUT ON TOP

KEBABJIAN, RAIDERS GO OUT ON TOP

Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

    Senior running back Vasken Kebabjian ran for 251 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Watertown High football team at rival Belmont, 34-28, in the exciting Thanksgi...  Read More »

Nov 29

Thanksgiving 2016: A day to celebrate friends, family, and football

Thanksgiving 2016: A day to celebrate friends, family, and football

Elizabeth Allen and Beth Powderly

Raider Times photographers Elizabeth Allen and Beth Powderly capture the scene at Watertown's 34-28 road win over Belmont in the traditional Thanksgiving Day football game...  Read More »

Nov 25

EIGHT IN A ROW!

EIGHT IN A ROW!

Senior Kourtney Kennedy scored with 8:49 to play as Watertown High School beat Oakmont, 4-3, to win its eighth straight field hockey state championship on Saturday, Nov....  Read More »

Nov 21

On course for greatness

On course for greatness

Raider Times staff

Two members of the Watertown High School cross-country team excelled at the 2016 MIAA Division 2 state championships on Nov. 19, 2016, in Gardner. Raiders junior Emily...  Read More »

Nov 21

  • Two more impressive feats by Koufos, Piccirilli at MIAA cross-country meet November 14, 2016
  • Watertown High falls short in historic game at Victory Field November 14, 2016
  • Watertown field hockey advances to state semifinals November 14, 2016
  • Three Watertown student-athletes sign letters of intent November 10, 2016

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STAR program a success in any language

STAR program a success in any language

Artur Sedrakyan, Raider Times staff

   The STAR program is about Students Taking Active Roles in their learning.    Helda Shirinian is an ELL (English Language Learner) teacher at Cunniff Elementary Sch...  Read More »

Dec 1

Tutors ready to help WHS students

Alexis Caira, Raider Times staff

Are you a student who is struggling in classes and wants some assistance getting those grades up? Students from Watertown High School have started up their tutoring progr...  Read More »

Nov 23

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News in brief from Watertown High

Time to help Watertown food pantry Watertown High will be hosting a food drive for the Watertown Food Pantry from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9.  Collection bins will be located out...  Read More »

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Northeast Comic Con: A place for nerds galore!

Northeast Comic Con: A place for nerds galore!

Helen Gjino and Saron Nebiye

The annual Northeast Comic Con is a place for artwork and comics with themes gravitating toward fantasy and the superhero universe. It is a place for people to meet other ...  Read More »

Dec 4

  • Not scared to go back to third grade November 23, 2016
  • There’s no cure for this, only acceptance November 10, 2016
  • Visit to India offers a discoveries like nowhere else September 23, 2016

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“Senioritis” is a silent killer

Cris Patvakanian, Raider Times staff

We’ve finalized our resumes, sent out applications, and crossed our fingers that the admissions board at College XYZ finds us perfectly qualified. But what now? The way I see it there are three paths left on our academic jour...  Read More »

Jan 28

A eulogy for Free Time

Shannon Murphy, Raider Times staff

I stand before you today to pay my respects and to say goodbye to my recently departed fried, My Free Time. On a recent Monday, this valuable and irreplaceable part of my life was taken away from me. It passed away as soon...  Read More »

Jan 28

Turning off the technology is a powerful feeling

Sarah Greim, Raider Times staff

    Technology. A blessing? A curse? Or something in between? The recent increase in technology usage can be seen in different lights. Some may see their blessed iPhone as a beacon of light. It is something to wrap...  Read More »

Dec 14

Frame of Reference — editorial cartoons

Frame of Reference — editorial cartoons

Emily Hart, Hannah McCall, Alitheia Chabot, and Sasha Helfner

Nov 22

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