Pregame scenes from the 99th Thanksgiving meeting of the Watertown and Belmont football teams, Nov. 28, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown.
Watertown football team ready to kick off new Fall 2 season
Thomas Dicker, Raider Times staff • February 22, 2021

After many months of waiting, Watertown High School Football players have finally been granted the opportunity to return to Victory Field and play the game that they love. After...

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Watertown punches ticket to Middlesex League title game by KO'ing Arlington
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • February 20, 2021

The Watertown boys' basketball team advanced to the finals of the Middlesex League playoffs with a 64-60 victory over visiting Arlington on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Check...

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Watertown unable to stop Reading boys' hockey in season finale
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • February 19, 2021

The Watertown boys' hockey team fell to Reading, 4-1, in its final game of the season Feb. 19, 2021, at John A. Ryan Arena. To see the Raiders in action, check out more than...

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Watertown boys' basketball advances in Middlesex League playoffs with a victory over Lexington
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • February 17, 2021

The Watertown boys' basketball team advanced in the Middlesex League playoffs with a 75-57 victory over visiting Lexington on Feb. 17, 2021. Check out the action from the...

Sophomore Anthony Venezia (2) seals Watertown
Watertown hockey advances in playoffs with 5-3 victory over Lexington
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • February 17, 2021

The Watertown boys' hockey team advanced in its bracket of the Middlesex League playoffs with a 5-3 victory over Lexington at John A. Ryan Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. --Feb....

Senior Gabe Spinelli (12) makes sure he gets an open look during the Watertown boys
Watertown boys' basketball gets the jump on Wilmington
Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff • February 16, 2021

The Watertown boys' basketball team was on top of its game in a 82-59 win over visiting Wilmington, 82-59, on Feb. 12, 2021. Check out the action from the Watertown High...

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...

Returning home to Albania
Joust for fun: A visit to King Richard’s Faire leaves visitors awestruck

Joust for fun: A visit to King Richard’s Faire leaves visitors awestruck

October 21, 2018

Bringing home the magic of Ireland’s Beara Peninsula

Bringing home the magic of Ireland’s Beara Peninsula

September 17, 2018

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Photo gallery: Spirit Week 2019
David Mastro brings Aloha spirit to Watertown High
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Malcolm Cooke paints the way for creative students
Student councils work to save events at Watertown High
Is Fabian Rivera just a guidance counselor, or is he a superhero? 
WHS wrestling team grapples with having to wait for its chance to compete
Students served variety of new lunch protocols at Watertown High

Students served variety of new lunch protocols at Watertown High

January 6, 2021

Virtual Institute for Activism to teach students how to change the world

Virtual Institute for Activism to teach students how to change the world

December 10, 2020

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Lucy Cuthew captures truths about high school life in “Blood Moon”
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Looking back, five years later
Mark Wahlberg strives to get it right in “Patriots Day”

Mark Wahlberg strives to get it right in “Patriots Day”

January 12, 2017

“This wasn’t the movies”

“This wasn’t the movies”

December 13, 2016

The signs of support came from everywhere

The signs of support came from everywhere

June 5, 2014

The view from Florida was amazing

The view from Florida was amazing

April 15, 2014

Near shootout site, they are stronger than a picture

Near shootout site, they are stronger than a picture

April 14, 2014

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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...

Malcolm Cooke paints the way for creative students
Is Fabian Rivera just a guidance counselor, or is he a superhero? 
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