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Payton Howard

Payton Howard, Program Manager

Payton Howard is a Senior at Watertown High School. She is very involved in her community and is currently a trainee for the Water Oak Pop Warner team. Payton puts a lot of effort into her academics, as it is important to her. Her favorite subject in school is English and loves to write poetry, and essays, and analyze different literary texts. Payton is also currently a member of the National Honor Society.  

Payton has a high interest in all aspects of Journalism. She loves how beneficial this Publishing class is for her. She had decided to expand her interests and is now on the Yearbook Staff for the 2024 school year.  Payton has a passion for helping people any way she can hence why she wants to major in Occupational Therapy. Payton has been shadowing at Waterbury Hospital working with all different patients with occupational needs which sparked her interest even more. She is eager to graduate and start the next chapter of her life in the Health Science world. 

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CNA Program at WHS

CNA Program at WHS

Payton Howard April 2, 2024

Watertown High School has offered a CNA (Certified Nurses Aid) course for over 20 years as a great way for young adults to learn nurse's aid and life skills, and become certified at the end of their course....

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...

December Sophomore student of the month

December Sophomore student of the month

Payton Howard December 19, 2023

For December, Austin Deluca who is a Sophomore at WHS was awarded student of the month. Austin believes he received this award because of his active class participation and love for learning. Ms. Moher...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Payton Howard December 19, 2023

Spirit Week is an annual event planned by the Student Council during Homecoming week at WHS, and students engage in it every November. Students can participate in a fun theme each day this week to...

November Sophomore Student of the Month

November Sophomore Student of the Month

Payton Howard, Program Manager December 15, 2023

For November, the Sophomore Student of the month was Nicole Rameriz. She was very thrilled to have achieved the honor of being the Student of the Month. She believes she received this award because she...

Capstones at WHS

Capstones at WHS

Payton Howard, Author December 5, 2023

A graduation requirement at WHS is a Senior Capstone which is a personal research project seniors work on throughout the entire year. Kristen Bates, a Guidance Counselor at WHS, shares more crucial information...

Field Rebuild

Field Rebuild

Payton Howard, Program Manager October 17, 2023

The track and field at WHS is currently undergoing a turf renovation, yet the much-anticipated completion of the field is behind schedule causing a problematic change in the sports schedule. Every 8 years,...

Welcoming the Warriors!

Welcoming the Warriors!

Payton Howard, Program Manager October 17, 2023

To kick off the year, WHS Link Crew hosted a successful Freshman Orientation on August 30th, for the class of 2027. Junior Link Crew Leader Dominic Soepraseyo talked to “The Warriors Wire about what...

Project Graduation

Project Graduation

Payton Howard, Author May 18, 2023

On the night of graduation, the Watertown High School PTO hosts Project Graduation, a free all-night party in the school for the graduates of 2023. By taking part in this project, our graduates are kept...

CTE Field trip to UHart

CTE Field trip to UHart

Payton Howard May 2, 2023

This Spring, 24 students who are a part of the Watertown CTE classes took a trip to the University of Hartford to participate in their Media Day. This day consisted of amazing opportunities for all...

Sun Moon and Stars Capstone

Sun Moon and Stars Capstone

Payton Howard, Author March 16, 2023

Kira Jijer, a senior at Watertown High School, is working to create an adoptable dance class with Sun Moon and Stars; an organization that creates more opportunities with kids with autism. On Saturday,...

Capstone

Capstone

Payton Howard, Author February 5, 2023

Adriana Guerrera is a senior at WHS who has been working with a 10 youth and 12 youth travel softball team, to help them focus on their physical and mental health, for her capstone.  Adriana wanted to...

Cheerfest

Cheerfest

Payton Howard, Author February 5, 2023

Cheerfest, one of the largest fundraisers held at WHS, is a cheerleading competition that was held by the Watertown High School cheerleaders on February 11th. WHS has been hosting Cheerfest for more than...

Holocaust Survivor

Payton Howard, Author January 23, 2023

Endre Sarkany, a Holocaust survivor, spoke to the students at WHS on February 5. On October 31st, 1936, Endre was born in Budapest, Hungary. This courageous man shared his earliest memories of the World...

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Payton Howard, Author December 19, 2022

Recently at Watertown High School, the students of the Drama Department performed the play, Alice in Wonderland on December 8th, 9th, and 10th. Olivia Carew and Clara Pizzolorusso were the Student Directors...

Career Day

Payton Howard, Author December 15, 2022

A very successful career day was held at Watertown High School on November 23rd. Students had the opportunity to speak with several professionals working in a variety of fields while also attending their...

WHS Girls Bathroom 2022

Notable Capstones of the Month

Payton Howard, Author October 16, 2022

One of the significant assignments that must be completed before graduating from high school is a Capstone project. Many students working on it during their senior year are excited to come up with original...

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