Principal's Newsletter

November 9, 2022

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Highlight of the week

Please join us for the WHS production of "Clue" next week! Our students have been working hard to give you a great show.


Shows:

Friday (18th) @ 6pm
Saturday (19th) @ 6pm
Sunday (20th) @ 2pm

Tickets:

Watertown students FREE (with student ID)
Students & Seniors (65+) $5
General Admission $10

No school November 11th

In observance of Veterans Day, there will be no school on Friday, November 11th, 2022. Thank you for your service!

School Site Council

Our second School Site Council meeting will meet today at 5pm via Zoom. Parents and students are encouraged to attend. If you are interested in joining, you can respond to this newsletter.

ELPAC Meeting

The English Learners Parent Advisory Council will be meeting on Friday 11/18 from 7-8 pm at Hosmer School in the Learning Commons. Please see here for more information about the event.

WHS Clubs

As a reminder, here is a list of our 2022-2023 clubs and activities. If your student is interested, please have them reach out to the contact on the list.

new building update

If you haven't already, please see our 9 minute animation of the new WHS building coming in 2026 here.


Please find the SBC's website here as it is a great resource to keep your finger on the pulse of these exciting new projects.

WHS At fenway!

WHS Football will take on Belmont for the 100th time, at Fenway Park, on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 4:00pm. The deadline for students to get their free ticket has passed, if you missed this deadline please email ryan.murphy@watertown.k12.ma.us . Any family that wants to purchase tickets can do so here. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our football program, and we couldn't be more excited!


Keep warm for the Thanksgiving Day game and celebrate the 100th Watertown vs. Belmont football game in style while supporting the PTSO. Hats are $15 and all proceeds support WHS students and activities. Students can purchase the hats at the football game this Friday.

Sports S'more

See the newest Athletic S'more here.


Athletics has opened registration for winter sports. The winter season starts on Monday, November 28th. Please be sure to register your athletes by Monday, November 21st so we can clear students to participate in the first day of tryouts.


Please see last week's Athletic S'more here for information about which sports will be offered, schedules, and more important information.

Seeking STEM Professionals for Classroom visits

Watertown High School is creating a database of STEM professionals/companies that would be willing to share their experiences with our students through classroom presentations throughout the school year. By providing this information to teachers, they can target presentations to topics being taught. If you are interested in being included on our list, please complete this STEM Professional Database Entry Google Form. You will need to be logged into a Gmail account to complete this form.

Important dates

Nov 9: School Site Council Meeting

Nov 11: Veteran's Day (No School)

Nov 21: Last day to register for winter sports
Nov 23: Watertown VS. Belmont @ Fenway