What is the best way to teach the 2020 presidential election?
What is the best way to teach the 2020 presidential election?
Leyla Mandel, Raider Times staff • November 2, 2020

As high school students, politics has never been prevalent in our lives until now. For many of us, this is our first exposure to the world of politics and I wondered what...

Andrew Yang, one of the Democratic candidates of president, addresses the crowd on Cambridge Common during a campaign stop Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.
Andrew Yang draws a crowd on Cambridge Common
Lucy Gould, Raider Times correspondent • September 18, 2019

Andrew Yang is running for the Democratic nomination for president, and he certainly has a lot of supporters. That was apparent Sept. 16, 2019, when he held a campaign rally...

Presidential candidate Wayne Messam (in suit) poses with students and teachers after a question-and-answer session at Watertown (Mass.) High School on May 22, 2019.
Presidential candidate Wayne Messam visits Watertown High
Raider Times staff • June 27, 2019

On June 26 and June 27, two debates were held featuring 20 Democratic candidates for president. Wayne Messam was not among the 20 in Miami, partly due to his not announcing...

Presidential candidate John Delaney (standing, middle row, fourth from left) poses with students and teachers after a question-and-answer session at Watertown (Mass.) High School on May 3, 2019.
Presidential candidate John Delaney visits Watertown High
Raider Times staff • June 26, 2019

On Wednesday, June 26, presidential candidate John Delaney will take part in the first Democratic debate, along with nine other candidates. (Ten more candidates will debate...

Watertown High students made posters in the Fab Lab in preparation of the school
Watertown High School goes to the polls in mock election!
Raider Times staff • November 3, 2018

Watertown High School participated in a mock election on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, during all three lunches. The students and faculty voted on all three Massachusetts ballot questions,...

A voting guide to 2018 elections in Massachusetts
A voting guide to 2018 elections in Massachusetts
Gleb Partensky, Raider Times staff • November 3, 2018

With the elections approaching Tuesday, Nov. 6, it may be hard to make a decision on the long list of candidates and ballot question. Fortunately, the Cambridge-based social...

Senator Elizabeth Warren left is surrounded by reporters after a talk at Woburn High School on Aug. 8, 2018.
‘Money shouts in Washington’
Bandna Kaur and Marissa Gorman September 19, 2018

The murmurs from the crowd suddenly came to a stop as the first female United States Senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, walked on stage to greet a massive audience...

Seren Theriault (left), Olivia DeKoster (center), and Alyssa Carroll speak to students, faculty, and staff at Watertown High School during the student-led walkout March 21, 2018, to protest gun violence.
#NeverAgain comes to WHS
Evan Aldridge, Jaylene DeJesus, Meron Hagos, and Carolina Pesqueira March 25, 2018

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, Watertown High School students left their classrooms to stand in the freezing cold. Like so many students across the nation the week...

Opinion: If you’re not worrying about Net Neutrality, you should
Sukaina Attar, Raider Times staff • December 22, 2017

A lot of people are freaking out about Net Neutrality -- you should be, too, especially if you love the internet. Net Neutrality is a principal that is protecting our internet,...

American flags hangs in many of the rooms throughout Watertown High School.
Standing up -- or sitting or kneeling -- for what’s right
Imogen Stichbury, Carolina Pesqueira, Ben Fandetti, Melanne Ghahraman, Niki Hamidi, Saron Nebiye, Natalie Finton, Lauren Cole, Bandna Kaur, and Paulo Costa Jr. September 27, 2017

     “They are standing up for the right that people have died for, but, as long as they don’t turn their back, I have no issue with it,” Deborah Johnson said.  ...

The gym hallway awaits a socially distant lunch crowd when Watertown High School students return the first week of December. The majority of WHS students have been learning remotely since the beginning of the school year.  (Nov. 20, 2020)
A look inside an empty WHS
Isabella Nitschke, Anna Vrahliotis, Noor Dia, Fathema Heidari , Elena Kiani, Abby Hendrick, and Thomas Dicker November 25, 2020

As eerie as an empty Watertown High School may seem, the school will be merging into the new hybrid model of learning starting Dec. 2. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every...

What is the best way to teach the 2020 presidential election?
What is the best way to teach the 2020 presidential election?
Leyla Mandel, Raider Times staff • November 2, 2020

As high school students, politics has never been prevalent in our lives until now. For many of us, this is our first exposure to the world of politics and I wondered what...

Student read-alouds tell a story of kindness at Watertown High School
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Photo gallery: Spirit Week 2019
David Mastro brings Aloha spirit to Watertown High
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Ben & Jerry’s opens its doors in Watertown
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What is the best way to teach the 2020 presidential election?
Meet the new principal
Time for a different kind of school play

Time for a different kind of school play

October 1, 2020

2020 Watertown High School senior award and scholarship winners

2020 Watertown High School senior award and scholarship winners

July 1, 2020

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No rest on the holiday for Watertown High boys' soccer team
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • November 16, 2020

The Watertown High boys' soccer team stayed busy on the midweek holiday, playing host to visiting Wilmington on Nov. 11, 2020, at Victory Field. Click on the above photos...

Scenes from the Watertown High boys
Snow can't stop Watertown High boys' soccer from celebrating its seniors
Leah Knipper-Davis and Emma Fallon November 5, 2020

The Watertown High boys' soccer team was forced to wait two days after being snowed out before it could celebrate Senior Night by playing visiting Burlington on Nov. 2, 2020,...

Raiders senior Giulia Salvucci (11) in action during the Watertown girls
Watertown girls' soccer gets a kick out of Senior Day
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • October 26, 2020

The Watertown High School girls' soccer team took part in Senior Day festivities, then took on visiting Burlington on Oct. 24, 2020, at Victory Field. Photo gallery by Leah...

The 2020 Watertown High varsity field hockey team on Oct. 24, 2020, at Victory Field.
Watertown High field hockey celebrates Senior Day with 6-0 victory
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • October 25, 2020

The Watertown High field hockey team -- playing 7-on-7 this season because of the pandemic -- celebrated Senior Day with a 6-0 victory over visiting Burlington on Oct. 24,...

Senior Giulia Salvucci (11) in action during the Raiders
Watertown girls' soccer pitches in at Victory Field
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • October 24, 2020

The Watertown High girls' soccer team returned to Victory Field for a game against Melrose High on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Photo gallery by Leah Knipper-Davis. --Oct. 17,...

Senior Nick DiPace (19) in action during the Watertown High boys
No holiday for the Watertown High School boys' soccer team
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • October 12, 2020

Although Watertown High School was closed for Columbus Day, the Raiders' boys' soccer team was hard at work, taking on Melrose at Victory Field in Watertown.  Photo gallery...

Jenna Petrie (5), Claire Fabian (18), Giulia Salvucci (11), Gacia Vosbigian (30), Allison Fitzpatrick (4), and Natalie Finton (16) at the Watertown High girls
Girls' soccer off on the right foot at Watertown High School
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • October 10, 2020

The Watertown High School girls' soccer team finally played its first home game of the 2020 season when it welcomed Wakefield to Victory Field on Oct. 10, 2020. Photo gallery...

Milli Abboud (38), Celia Gilbert-Sartori (49), and the the Watertown High junior varsity girls
Junior varsity girls' soccer kicks off season at Watertown High School
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • October 10, 2020

The Watertown High School junior varsity girls' soccer team opened its long-delayed 2020 season with a game against Wakefield on Oct. 10 at Victory Field in Watertown.  Photo...

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