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...

Violent Tragedies and the Impact They Have on National Safety in Schools

Jordan Terhune, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2012

According to the British newspaper, The Guardian, in the August of 1966, a student at the University of Texas, 25-year-old Charles Whitman, went on a rampage, killing 14 people and wounding 31 others from the observation deck of ...

Candy Grams are Here

Candy Grams are Here

December 21, 2012

The Need for Sportsmanship at WHS

Dylan Feeney, Staff Writer

December 20, 2012

When the word “sports” comes to mind, people usually equate it to rivalry and competition. With the high levels of competitiveness between bitter rivals, comes the darker element of sports which is trash talking. Trash talking...

Best Friends Forever….as Long as the Hair Dye Lasts

Nicole Mendez, Staff Writer

December 20, 2012

Remember when you and your friends would make friendship bracelets to pass the time? Well, put the string away and say hello to a new trend that is sweeping Watertown High’s hallways. It’s the colored hair trend! Personally...

Cyber-Bullying: The Dangers of Twitter

Megan Laffey, Features Editor

December 18, 2012

It is no secret that cyber-bullying is currently a serious epidemic throughout the United States. Social networking sites have certainly made it a lot easier for teens to say what they would like to people without actually having...

Indoor Track Happenings

Indoor Track Happenings

December 18, 2012

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