WHS Looks to Take the Big Apple Again

Carina Taufiq, Staff Writer

February 13, 2013

The 2012- 2013 school year has a lot in store including the 8th trip to The Big Apple. Starting back in 1998 the trip, organized by WHS Music Department, The WHS Band, Orchestra and Chorus prepare pieces all year to perform in...

ATTENTION: Hovercrafts at WHS

Adrine Harutyunyan and Sabrina Nebiye

February 13, 2013

Walking by the main office on Monday, January 7th, you would have seen Mr. Rose's float physics class testing out their newest invention, modern day hovercrafts. The intentions of this assignment were to demonstrate Newton's Laws...

New Federal Lunch Regulations Cause a Stir at WHS

Megan Laffey, Feature Editor

February 13, 2013

There have always been mixed opinions about the school lunches at Watertown High School. Some students love the option of having a hot meal, while others prefer to bring a boxed lunch from home. Up until this year, students had...

R.E.A.C.H – Our New Motto

Heidi Rush, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

WHS’ new school motto is a great way to get students and teachers motivated to do something good for themselves and for their community!  A school motto should be something that encourages the community to become better people....

What Does Student Government Do?

Heidi Rush, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

Does a school government really have a say in what goes on in the school? What about school events, who decides on the events that happen? At the beginning of a new school year, it’s time to choose the student government. There are not a ...

Support for Animal Testing: The Harsh Reality

Jordan Terhune, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2013

I would like to start off this editorial by clarifying that I am an animal lover. I have a couple of cats, a turtle, and I consider myself a die-hard defender of the small, furry and defenseless, which is why my positive stance...

Does Weather Really Affect Your Mood?

Jordan Terhune, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2013

If you live in New England, then you know that when wondering what the weather is like, look out the window and wait five minutes. If there’s anything you can count on, it’s the unpredictability of our weather. Waking up,...

The Race for the Raider Cup

Andrew Smith, Opinion Editor

January 4, 2013

  A race for The Raider Cup is currently in effect as of Fall 2012. The school is participating in a race of the grades (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors). The goal is that each student help his class gain as many...

Guns Don’t Kill People; People Kill People

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

January 3, 2013

Opinion articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Raider Times staff nor its advisor.   Gun violence in the United States has exploded into astronomical proportions. There have been numerous mass shooting...

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