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...

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

Changes in School Lunch Choices are a Good Thing

Samantha McDonald, Opinion Writer

December 20, 2012

Opinion articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Raider Times staff nor its advisor.   This year, the lunches that Watertown High School is serving to the students are much healthier than the lunches ...

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...

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