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College Legacy Policy

College Legacy Policy

Ava Stango March 1, 2024

A proposal to ban legacy admissions previously came in front of Connecticut's legislature in 2022 but failed to pass amid opposition from the state's colleges and universities, who derided the bill as...

Junior Police Academy

Junior Police Academy

Payton Howard March 1, 2024

The Watertown Police Department invited the Junior Police Academy to a panel at WHS on February 2nd. Eight members of the community comprised the panel: Resource Officers Zack Buesser and Chris Donston...

Social Issues Students Face Everyday

Social Issues Students Face Everyday

Juliana Meglio February 27, 2024

The social issues students are facing, such as mental health and bullying, have a severe impact on their well being everyday. These are especially impacting high school students, since they are under a...

WaterOak Cheer Teams Attend Nationals

WaterOak Cheer Teams Attend Nationals

Addison McCarthy December 19, 2023

The WaterOak PeeWee Level 1 cheerleading team was named National Champions at PopWarners National Competition in Orlando, Florida, on December 7th. The WaterOak Cheer and Football Organization had 3 teams...

A U.S. Army Reserve soldier reads some of the 58,307 names etched into The Wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. as the sun rises July 22, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

Veterans Day

Juliana Meglio, Author December 5, 2023

Veterans Day is a memorable holiday that celebrates all veterans that have served for our country. On June 28th, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed. This officially ended World War 1. While this...

Thanksgiving is a Chance to Grow Community

Thanksgiving is a Chance to Grow Community

Sean Stoddard, Author November 20, 2023

Halloween has already eclipsed, many people already want to jump to Christmas time and with Christmas looming ahead Thanksgiving is often an afterthought; but There are plenty of things to enjoy during...

Superintendent Reports on Budget

Superintendent Reports on Budget

Ava Stango, Interview Manager May 12, 2023

On May 23rd, voting for the proposed school budget will take place in Watertown for the 2023-2024 school year. The proposed budget for next year is $53,957,069 with a 7.81% increase from last year's budget....

Tower Road

Tower Road

Aidan Boisvert, Author May 12, 2023

Tower Road, located on the back side of WHS was closed on January 23rd, 2023, a secondary “back entry and exit” to WHS. Students and staff parked in the back side of the school found it much easier...

Shamrock Shuffle 2023

Shamrock Shuffle 2023

Liz Malenda, Author March 20, 2023

This year, the Shamrock Shuffle was held on Saturday, March 11th, containing a series of races, such as the 2.5 mile walk, the 3.5 mile run, and the 1 mile kids mini-shuffle, where all proceeds from participants...

WHS Rad-ish Grant!

WHS Rad-ish Grant!

Talia Solla, Author March 16, 2023

Watertown District has earned the Connecticut Grown for CT Kids Grant which provides students with “farm-to-school” work through lessons on local crops and connections to community-grown food through...

Teacher and Para of the Year

Teacher and Para of the Year

Julia Hines, Author February 5, 2023

Each year a district-wide committee nominates one teacher and one paraprofessional as the teacher/paraprofessional of the year; this year’s 2022-2023 winners being Mrs. Farrow (John Trumbull), and Ms....

Undergrounds Record Cafe

Undergrounds Record Cafe

Veronica Rainone, Author February 5, 2023

Dean and Nick Cilfone opened Undergrounds Record Cafe in Oakville, on December 5th, to become more connected with the community where they were born and raised. The father and son duo established and created...

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