• 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

  • Looking back, five years later

    Looking back, five years later

    Meron Hagos, Jaylene DeJesus, Evan Aldridge, and Carolina Pesqueira

    April 13, 2018

    As the 2018 Boston Marathon approaches, Watertown High School students and teachers recall their experiences surrounding the events of five years ago -- the Boston Marathon bombing,  and the shootout and capture in Watertown. Maureen Regan (English Language Arts coordinator)   “I remember seeing th...

    The day after the Watertown shootout, Daniel England looks at where one of the bombs went off on Laurel Street.

    Raider Times photo / Shawna England

  • Truth is “Truth or Dare” is pretty predictable

    Truth is “Truth or Dare” is pretty predictable

    Carolina Pesqueira, Raider Times staff

    April 13, 2018

    “Truth or Dare” was not one of the best movies I have watched. The story is about a group of friends who go to Mexico for spring break. One of the girls meets a guy who takes them to an abandoned church. They play the game of Truth or Dare as requested by the stranger. When the group finally goes bac...

    Hayden Szeto, Tyler Posey, Lucy Hale, and Sophia Ali in a scene from "Truth or Dare".

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy of Blumhouse Productions

  • Production classes at WHS finding their audience

    Production classes at WHS finding their audience

    Jaylene DeJesus, Raider Times staff

    March 28, 2018

    Here at Watertown High School, there an array of classes that are taught in the WCA-TV studio, located next to the lunch room. With course selection right around the corner, you should consider taking these classes for a new experience and a cool chance to be on a team. There are four classes that are available: T...

    Watertown High media teacher Todd Robbins (right) and Helen Chatel, executive director of WCA-TV, in one of the production suites at Watertown High School.

    Raider Times photo / Jaylene DeJesus

  • #NeverAgain comes to WHS

    #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 before, they remained outside for 17 minutes to show solidarity with the 17 students and teachers killed in the Stoneman Douglas High ...

    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.

    Raider Times photo / Liam Palacios

  • Tony Award-winning “The Humans” relates to Boston audience

    Tony Award-winning “The Humans” relates to Boston audience

    Fernanda Vidal, Raider Times correspondent

    March 25, 2018

    "The Humans" takes place in an apartment in lower Manhattan that belongs to Brigid (Daisy Egan) and Rich (Luis Vega), a loving couple hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the first time. The dinner is held for Brigid's family, which consists of her sister Aimee (Therese Plaehn), who recently divorced t...

    A scene from the national tour of "The Humans" featuring performers Richard Thomas (as Erik Blake), Therese Plaehn (Aimee Blake), Pamela Reed (Deirdre Blake), Daisy Eagan (Brigid Blake), and Luis Vega (Richard Saad).

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy of Julieta Cervantes

  • Advice about “Midnight Sun” — Bring tissues!

    Advice about “Midnight Sun” — Bring tissues!

    Anaïs Markwood and Maia Vachon

    March 23, 2018

    “Midnight Sun,” directed by Scott Speer, is a new romantic tearjerker coming out on March 23. And a word of advice: bring tissues! The movie opens on a mother and daughter by a sunlight lake. “I have this recurring dream,” a voice says “I feel the warmth of the sun on my skin and the c...

    Bella Thorne (left) and Patrick Schwarzenegger star in "Midnight Sun".

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Ed Araquel / Open Road Films

  • “Midnight Sun” a romantic comedy for any age

    “Midnight Sun” a romantic comedy for any age

    Carolina Pesqueira, Raider Times staff

    March 23, 2018

    Are you a romantic comedy film fanatic? “Midnight Sun” takes this movie category to another level! “Midnight Sun” is a great romantic comedy that gives the audience the opportunity to experience all the emotions, from laughing over the protagonist’s protective father to crying over a particular...

    Patrick Schwarzenegger (left) and Bella Thorne star in "Midnight Sun".

    Raider Times photo / Courtesy Ed Araquel / Open Road Films

  • Photo gallery: WHS takes a journey with “Pippin”

    Photo gallery: WHS takes a journey with “Pippin”

    Lucy Capone, Raider Times staff

    March 22, 2018

    Watertown High School staged the musical “Pippin” on March 15-17, 2018, with Liam Forde in the title role. Click on the picture above to see a photo gallery from the closing night performance.    --March 21, 2018--...

    Watertown High School staged "Pippin on March 15-17, 2018, which featured Sandra Chaco (left) as Lead Player.

    Raider Times photo / Lucy Capone

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