• Carrie Compere traces her road to Broadway

    Carrie Compere traces her road to Broadway

    Raider Times staff

    November 16, 2017

    Carrie Compere will soon be playing on the Boch Center stage playing Sofia in the Tony Award-winning revival of "The Color Purple." Last month, she stopped by Watertown High to talk with students and answer questions about the show, her path to Broadway, and her role in "The Lightning Thief". She...

    Broadway performer Carrie Compere (second from left), who plays the role of Sofia in the national touring production of "The Color Purple," poses with students during a visit to Watertown High School on Oct. 23, 2017.

  • Help has arrived at new WHS study club

    Help has arrived at new WHS study club

    Carolina Pesqueira, Raider Times staff

    November 16, 2017

    Being a student isn’t an easy task. Patrick O’Neill acknowledges this fact, and he went so far as to create a club at Watertown High where students can receive help after school and make their lives easier. Meetings are every Monday and Thursday from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 326 and students ...

    Patrick O’Neill leads Watertown High's new homework study club after school Mondays and Thursdays in Room 326.

    Raider Times photo / Carolina Pesqueira

  • RULERS OF THE NORTH

    RULERS OF THE NORTH

    Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

    November 13, 2017

    Revenge is sweet. The Watertown High boys’ soccer team outlasted rival Melrose, 2-0, on Sunday night at Manning Field in Lynn to win the MIAA Division 3 North championship for the first time since 2013. The fifth-seeded Raiders improved to 15-6-1 on the year, and advanced to the state semifinals against N...

    The Watertown High boys' soccer team poses with the MIAA trophy after winning the Division 3 North crown on Sunday night, Nov. 12, 2017, at Manning Field in Lynn.

    Raider Times photo / Nathan Follett

  • Mary Lambert: Pretty complicated, pretty talented

    Mary Lambert: Pretty complicated, pretty talented

    Lila Cherry-German and Isabella Vitti

    November 13, 2017

    Mary Lambert is a Massachusetts-born singer-songwriter, and her latest album, “Bold” is as unstoppably optimistic as she is. In person, she appears confident and put-together, and after exchanging only a few words, one notices that she is easy to talk to, with an honest, subtle charm and a winnin...

    Singer Mary Lambert (third from left) poses with student reporters after a recent interview at Framingham State University. Her 14-city Everybody is a Babe tour will come to Sonia in Cambridge on Nov. 15, 2017.

  • Watertown shocks Lynnfield, wins North title

    Watertown shocks Lynnfield, wins North title

    Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

    November 11, 2017

    There was something special in the air on Friday night in Lynnfield -- and it wasn’t the 12-degree wind chill. Down by 10 points with less than three minutes remaining, the sixth-seeded Watertown Raiders came away with a stunning upset victory against the top-seeded Lynnfield Pioneers, 38-34, to win...

    Watertown High football captains Bel Landry (left), Jake Motton (center), and Matt Muldrew celebrate after the Raiders beat Lynnfield, 38-34, for the Division 5 North championship on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.

    Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen

  • Watertown — down a player — kicks it up a notch to make Div. 3 North final

    Watertown — down a player — kicks it up a notch to make Div. 3 North final

    Kenan Canca, Raider Times staff

    November 9, 2017

    The Watertown boys’ soccer team, playing with only 10 men, won its MIAA Division 3 North semifinal against top-seeded Wayland on Wednesday night at Woburn High. The game ended through penalties as both teams battled their way in 110 minutes of action (including overtime). The penalties were ...

    Watertown celebrates after defeating Wayland in penalty kicks in the Division 3 North boys' soccer semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Woburn High. After a scoreless draw, Watertown won on penalty kicks, 5-4, to advance to Sunday's sectional final.

    Raider Times photo / Kenan Canca

  • Watertown High inducts 42 students into National Honor Society

    Watertown High inducts 42 students into National Honor Society

    Raider Times staff

    November 9, 2017

    The Saltonstall Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 42 Watertown High School students during a ceremony Thursday night, Nov. 8, 2017, in the Shaw Auditorium. The Saltonstall Chapter was established in 1938.   As part of the ceremonies, the Cum Laude Society inducted 12 of the school’s high...

    Watertown High School inducted 42 juniors and seniors into the National Honor Society during ceremonies Nov. 8, 2017.

  • Youngest performers get spotlight at Watertown Children’s Theatre

    Youngest performers get spotlight at Watertown Children’s Theatre

    Imogen Stichbury, Raider Times staff

    November 8, 2017

    The Watertown Children’s Theatre has always been able to cater to any child who is interested in acting or arts. On Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, the juniors of the theatre will be putting on “Up, Up & Away!” a production with scenes they have written themselves, and songs they have endlessly pract...

    The youngest performers at Watertown Children's Theatre prepare for their next show, "Up, Up & Away!" which will debut Nov. 10, 2017.

    Raider Times photo / Imogen Stichbury

  • Watertown High boys’ soccer needs OT to advance

    Watertown High boys’ soccer needs OT to advance

    Kenan Canca, Raider Times staff

    November 7, 2017

    In an intense and hectic game, the Watertown High boys’ soccer team won its MIAA quarterfinal game on Monday night, beating Bedford, 3-2, in overtime at Victory Field. The fifth-seeded Raiders (13-6-1) will next play top-seeded Wayland (12-1-5) in the Division 3 North semifinals on Wednesday, Nov....

    The Watertown High boys' soccer team celebrates its 3-2 overtime victory over Bedford in the MIAA Division 3 North quarterfinasl on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.

    Raider Times photo / Jack Nicolas

  • Watertown High School Thinks Pink!

    Watertown High School Thinks Pink!

    Melanne Ghahraman and Bandna Kaur

    November 6, 2017

    On Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, Watertown High School had Think Pink Day. This was done in order to spread awareness for breast cancer. Think Pink shirts were sold for $10 and pink bracelets sold $2. According to Natalie Finton, a freshman on the Pride Committee, all proceeds went to Dana-Farber Cancer...

    Watertown High School participated in Think Pink Day on Oct. 17, 2017, to help spread awareness about breast cancer. The Pride Committee, which ran the event, raised nearly $3,500 for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, which was presented on Nov. 6.

    Raider Times photo / David Mastro

RULERS OF THE NORTH

RULERS OF THE NORTH

Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

November 13, 2017

Revenge is sweet. The Watertown High boys’ soccer team outlasted rival Melrose, 2-0, on Sunday night at Manning Field in Lynn to win the MIAA Division 3 North champi...

Watertown shocks Lynnfield, wins North title

Watertown shocks Lynnfield, wins North title

Nathan Follett, Raider Times staff

November 11, 2017

There was something special in the air on Friday night in Lynnfield -- and it wasn’t the 12-degree wind chill. Down by 10 points with less than three minutes remaining, the si...

Watertown — down a player — kicks it up a notch to make Div. 3 North final

Watertown — down a player — kicks it up a notch to make Div. 3 North final

Kenan Canca, Raider Times staff

November 9, 2017

The Watertown boys’ soccer team, playing with only 10 men, won its MIAA Division 3 North semifinal against top-seeded Wayland on Wednesday night at Woburn High. The ga...

Watertown High boys’ soccer needs OT to advance

Watertown High boys’ soccer needs OT to advance

Kenan Canca, Raider Times staff

November 7, 2017

In an intense and hectic game, the Watertown High boys’ soccer team won its MIAA quarterfinal game on Monday night, beating Bedford, 3-2, in overtime at Victory Field. ...

  • Watertown works its late magic once again November 4, 2017
  • Two goals by freshmen fuel Raiders’ win over Whittier November 4, 2017

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Carrie Compere traces her road to Broadway

Carrie Compere traces her road to Broadway

Raider Times staff

November 16, 2017

Carrie Compere will soon be playing on the Boch Center stage playing Sofia in the Tony Award-winning revival of "The Color Purple." Last month, she stopped by Watertown High to talk with students and answer questions about...

Mary Lambert: Pretty complicated, pretty talented

Mary Lambert: Pretty complicated, pretty talented

Lila Cherry-German and Isabella Vitti

November 13, 2017

Mary Lambert is a Massachusetts-born singer-songwriter, and her latest album, “Bold” is as unstoppably optimistic as she is. In person, she appears confident and put-together, and after exchanging only a few words, one...

Youngest performers get spotlight at Watertown Children’s Theatre

Youngest performers get spotlight at Watertown Children’s Theatre

Imogen Stichbury, Raider Times staff

November 8, 2017

The Watertown Children’s Theatre has always been able to cater to any child who is interested in acting or arts. On Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, the juniors of the theatre will be putting on “Up, Up & Away!” a production ...

On big screen, Woody Harrelson and Rob Reiner make “LBJ” larger than life

On big screen, Woody Harrelson and Rob Reiner make “LBJ” larger than life

Imogen Stichbury, Raider Times staff

November 2, 2017

The new film “LBJ” tells the story of President Lyndon B. Johnson told in a way you’ve never seen it before. Just who exactly was LBJ? He was one of the eight vice presidents to ascend to office because of the pr...

“You Can’t Take It With You” to bring laughs this weekend

“You Can’t Take It With You” to bring laughs this weekend

Sandra Chacon, Raider Times staff

October 31, 2017

“You Can’t Take It With You” by George Kaufman and Moss Hart, comes to life this Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Watertown High School auditorium. The shows are at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 and will be sold...

From any viewpoint, “Fun Home” a brilliant look at a life

From any viewpoint, “Fun Home” a brilliant look at a life

Kaitlyn Parks, Raider Times correspondent

October 26, 2017

"Fun Home" is playing at the Boston Opera House from Oct. 17-29, 2017, as a part of Broadway in Boston. The show only has nine people onstage in the whole performance, each playing a named character (meaning there was no...

“The Snowman” a ball for some, while others give a frosty reception

“The Snowman” a ball for some, while others give a frosty reception

Carolina Pesqueira, Raider Times staff

October 20, 2017

I was biting off my nails during the whole screening of “The Snowman.” But it isn’t for everyone: My companion fell asleep halfway is proof. “The Snowman” is based on a novel with the same name by Jo Nesbo. It is a...

“Fun Home” is breathtaking and heartbreaking

“Fun Home” is breathtaking and heartbreaking

Lila Cherry-German, Raider Times staff

October 19, 2017

“Airplane, I wanna play airplane!” calls out a little girl as she steps on stage. The first lines of “Fun Home” seem light and offhand, but little Alison’s desperation and frustration shine through as she calls...

There’s no reason to celebrate “Happy Death Day”

There’s no reason to celebrate “Happy Death Day”

Sukaina Attar, Raider Times staff

October 19, 2017

    It’s the month of October, which essentially means fall and Halloween. Most people tend to do Halloween movie marathons whether that be a scary movie or not.     On Friday the 13th, a new movie hit the box office, “...

  • “Marshall” a mind-expanding film — because it’s true October 12, 2017
  • A day at King Richard’s Faire is one you will not soon forget September 29, 2017
  • Just roll with it: An interview with a Rollettes dancer September 23, 2017

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Boston Comic Con ready to draw most interesting crowd

Boston Comic Con ready to draw most interesting crowd

Jacob Downey, Raider Times correspondent

August 10, 2017

   This is the 10th year of Boston Comic Con, the greatest celebration of pop culture in the city.  The convention features panels, creators, but most importantly the t...

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A day at King Richard’s Faire is one you will not soon forget

A day at King Richard’s Faire is one you will not soon forget

Angelina Kemmett, Special to the Raider Times

September 29, 2017

Walking into King Richard’s Faire in Carver, Mass., you are instantly transported to the 16th century. Mothers and fathers walk around in corsets or plague masks, with t...

Big opportunities await at University of Michigan

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Watertown High inducts 42 students into National Honor Society

Watertown High inducts 42 students into National Honor Society

Raider Times staff

November 9, 2017

The Saltonstall Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 42 Watertown High School students during a ceremony Thursday night, Nov. 8, 2017, in the Shaw Auditorium. ...

  • Watertown High School Thinks Pink! November 6, 2017
  • TIME FOR A CHANGE? WHS teachers examine pros, cons of a later start time October 23, 2017

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WHS student enjoys many aspects of her senior year

Melanne Ghahraman, Raider Times staff

November 16, 2017

Imagine being a senior with several after school obligations such as afterschool activities and work. I got to sit down with a graduating senior at Watertown High School and...

DELICIOUS DEBATE

DELICIOUS DEBATE

Natalie Finton, Imogen Stichbury, Bandna Kaur, Benjamin Fandetti, Carolina Pesqueira, Lauren Cole, Melanne Ghahraman, Saron Nebiye, and Paulo Costa Jr.

October 29, 2017

A few days before Halloween and you still need to buy candy, what are you going to do? Imagine that on Halloween the kids are out trick-or-treating. They come to your hou...

  • Watertown’s annual Faire on the Square brings community together October 22, 2017
  • Just roll with it: An interview with a Rollettes dancer September 23, 2017
  • NESN: From Watertown’s backyard into New England’s living room May 28, 2017

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