As grades battle in Coin Wars, the winner will be Franciscan Hospital

Reem Dia, Staff writer

January 10, 2014

Filed under News

You can hear the sound of different metals clanging against each other as they fall into various containers. Often times you will hear the rustle of a paper bill being shoved into the opening of these containers. When these noises...

A real life lesson

Kyle Rooney, Staff writer

November 22, 2013

Filed under News

The bus ride lasted about 45 minutes. In the beginning, it was a regular ride. The bus was full of about 50 students, and the kids were joking around and listening to music. But when we were about 10 minutes away, everyone started...

Movie screening the latest fund-raiser for Armenian Club

Marianna Janikian and Arpine Israelyan

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, WHS Student Life

The Armenian Club at Watertown High School has been active this year planning several fund-raising activities to once again sponsor doctors and medical supplies to be sent to remote Armenian villages. Last year, the Armenian...

The Flu Hits Hard This Year

Celie Harvey-McGregor, Feature Editor

March 6, 2013

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The time has come again when the thermometers, chicken soup, pj’s, and hot tea have been broken out in everyone’s homes.  It’s flu season and this year’s streak of the dreaded flu has hit especially hard. To some people’s...

WHS Looks to Take the Big Apple Again

Carina Taufiq, Staff Writer

February 13, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

The 2012- 2013 school year has a lot in store including the 8th trip to The Big Apple. Starting back in 1998 the trip, organized by WHS Music Department, The WHS Band, Orchestra and Chorus prepare pieces all year to perform in...

ATTENTION: Hovercrafts at WHS

Adrine Harutyunyan and Sabrina Nebiye

February 13, 2013

Filed under News

Walking by the main office on Monday, January 7th, you would have seen Mr. Rose's float physics class testing out their newest invention, modern day hovercrafts. The intentions of this assignment were to demonstrate Newton's Laws...

The Race for the Raider Cup

Andrew Smith, Opinion Editor

January 4, 2013

Filed under News, WHS Student Life

  A race for The Raider Cup is currently in effect as of Fall 2012. The school is participating in a race of the grades (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors). The goal is that each student help his class gain as many...

Candy Grams are Here

Candy Grams are Here

December 21, 2012

The Need for Sportsmanship at WHS

Dylan Feeney, Staff Writer

December 20, 2012

Filed under News, Sports

When the word “sports” comes to mind, people usually equate it to rivalry and competition. With the high levels of competitiveness between bitter rivals, comes the darker element of sports which is trash talking. Trash talking...

Cyber-Bullying: The Dangers of Twitter

Megan Laffey, Features Editor

December 18, 2012

Filed under News, WHS Student Life

It is no secret that cyber-bullying is currently a serious epidemic throughout the United States. Social networking sites have certainly made it a lot easier for teens to say what they would like to people without actually having...