• Lacrosse championships at Gillette Stadium this weekend!

    Lacrosse championships at Gillette Stadium this weekend!

    Declan Gallagher, Raider Times staff

    May 24, 2018

    Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend the Memorial Day weekend?  How about watching the fastest game on two feet at Gillette Stadium? The NCAA men’s lacrosse champions will be crowned this weekend right in our own backyard. High-level, fast-paced excitement, and fun for the whole family! He...

    View from the sideline during the NCAA Division 1 national championship lacrosse game between Maryland (in white) and Ohio State on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

    Raider Times photo / Giovanni Reyes

  • Class of 2018 finishes strong

    Class of 2018 finishes strong

    Raider Times staff

    May 24, 2018

    On May 24, the members of the Class of 2018 enjoyed their last day at Watertown High School. A few of them took a few moments to look back on some of their favorite school moments. Stamatios Papastamatiou "My favorite teacher in WHS is Mr. B because his teaching style is very hands on and his sense of humor can make stoic people die from laughter." ...

    Stamatios Papastamatiou during his last day as a senior at Watertown High School on May 24, 2018.

  • WHS Class of 2021 taking up fight against ALS

    WHS Class of 2021 taking up fight against ALS

    Carolina Pesqueira, Raider Times staff

    May 11, 2018

    Watertown High teachers Erin McGovern and Teresa Malone, and the Class of 2021 are working together to fight the horrible disease known as ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The group is promoting ALS Awareness Day at Watertown High on May 22, as May is ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic lateral ...

    T-shirts are being sold by the Watertown High Class of 2021 to fight ALS.

  • Local voices power “The Sound of Music” during Boston run

    Local voices power “The Sound of Music” during Boston run

    Kirsten Aucoin, Raider Times staff

    May 11, 2018

    The hills are alive in Boston! “The Sound of Music” made its way to the Boch Center / Wang Theatre on May 1, 2018. The Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein features fan favorites such as "Sixteen Going On Seventeen," "My Favorite Things," and "Do-Re-Me," and the tit...

    Jill-Christine Wiley (Maria) and Mike McLean (Captain von Trapp) on the red carpet outside Boch Center in Boston.

    Raider Times photo / Kirsten Aucoin

  • “Hold On Tightly, Let Go Lightly”

    “Hold On Tightly, Let Go Lightly”

    Andra Preda, Raider Times correspondent

    May 11, 2018

    The three words “Jagged Little Pill” may elicit different responses and emotions from those who hear them. Alanis Morissette fans will immediately recognize these words from the music icon’s album of the same name. Broadway aficionados and lovers of theater will automatically think of the tit...

    Elizabeth Stanley as Mary Jane Healy (center) and the chorus perform a song from "Jagged Little Pill" at American Repertory Theater.

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Evgenia Eliseeva

  • Life as a swing on a show in the making

    Life as a swing on a show in the making

    Sophie Pratt, Raider Times correspondent

    May 11, 2018

    Yeman Josiah Brown and Kelsey Orem are the two swings covering a new musical — a show featuring Alanis Morissette's music and a book by Diablo Cody — that had had its world premiere this month at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge. A swing, in the theater world, is a member of the company that i...

    Kelsey Orem (left) and Yeman Josiah Brown (right), swings for "Jagged Little Pill," pose with student reporters following a recent interview at American Repertory Theater.

  • Greek tragedy meets ’70s disco at Harvard Stadium

    Greek tragedy meets ’70s disco at Harvard Stadium

    Esther Mendez, Sabreena Shah, Allison Fitzpatrick, and Gacia Vosbigian

    May 10, 2018

        On Sunday, April 29, 2018, a group of six Watertown High School students and English teacher Malcolm Cooke braved the cool evening temperatures and met at Harvard Stadium to see “Antigone,” the last event of a four-day festival held by Harvard’s Arts First.     After reading S...

    "Antigone" was performed on the field at Harvard Stadium as part of the annual Arts First weekend.

    Raider Times photo / Malcolm Cooke

  • Stage version of “The Sound of Music” lost in the shadows

    Stage version of “The Sound of Music” lost in the shadows

    Jaylene DeJesus, Raider Times staff

    May 10, 2018

       The Trapp Family Singers learn that they can be stars -- in a very unconventional way -- as they try to flee Austria during World War II.    That is the plot of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” on stage at the Boch Center in Boston through May 13.   Captain von...

    The stage version of "The Sound of Music" will be at the Boch Center in Boston through May 13.

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy of Boch Center

  • Who is Chris Regan? Funny you should ask …

    Who is Chris Regan? Funny you should ask …

    Ruth Mukuye, Raider Times staff

    April 20, 2018

    The students of Watertown High were given a delightful surprise when Chris Regan agreed to be interviewed by the seniors in the Comedy in Literature class taught by Jennifer Pleat. Chris Regan is a writer, most famously known for “The Daily Show” and, most recently, “Family Guy.” If you do n...

    Comedy writer Chris Regan of "Family Guy" and "The Daily Show" chats with Jennifer Pleat's Comedy in Literature class at Watertown High School.

  • We are the most anxious generation

    We are the most anxious generation

    Emma McGoldrick, Raider Times staff

    April 17, 2018

    In 2016, during the Summer Olympics in Rio, MTV News posted a video comparing footage of gymnastic routines from various Summer Olympics in the 1950s and ’60s to the seemingly death-defying floor routines and flips of today’s Olympians. The older footage showed gymnasts doing what looks like ballet o...

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Pixabay.com

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