Cunniff Culture

Nature’s beauty in “Born in China” amazes and delights

Nature’s beauty in “Born in China” amazes and delights

Hadiya Khan and Mahreen Khan

“Born in China,” which is coming out Friday, April 21, goes deep into the wilds of China where few people have ever gone. This is an adventure that anyone in the family...

April 21, 2017

Allie Moss inspires with her music

Allie Moss inspires with her music

Cunniff Kids News staff

Do you know Allie Moss? Allie Moss is a singer and songwriter who is on a 10-city tour. She visited the Cunniff Kids News newsroom on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, before her ...

March 29, 2017

Annual all-Watertown public school art show draws a crowd

Annual all-Watertown public school art show draws a crowd

Cunniff Kids News staff

Art works from many students in the Watertown schools -- Cunniff, Lowell, Hosmer, WMS, and WHS -- are being shown at the annual Art Exhibit at the Watertown Mall. The exhibit...

March 24, 2017

Sensational Sozonov, Flying Fins highlight once-in-lifetime “Circus 1903”

Sensational Sozonov, Flying Fins highlight once-in-lifetime “Circus 1903”

Mahreen Khan, Cunniff Kids News staff

Have you ever wondered of going to a circus in a theater? Well there is one right now traveling the country. This is “Circus 1903.” This play/circus came to the Wang Th...

March 15, 2017

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Corridors and Classrooms

It’s hard to choose between the turkey and stuffing and pecan pie and cheesy potatoes and …

It’s hard to choose between the turkey and stuffing and pecan pie and cheesy potatoes and …

NIHAL Y., DEBORA K., NINA P., TOMMY D., MAHREEN K., PRISHU G., BETIL T., HADIYA K., GIO C., HANAA R., and KIMORA Y.

What is your favorite food at Thanksgiving? The Cunniff Kids News interviewed 18 teachers at Cunniff Elementary School in Watertown, Mass., to find out their favorites. Th...

November 24, 2016No Comments

New students, new language

New students, new language

SAVANNA H., MAHREEN K., MAISIE R., and EDEN T.

There is a new Spanish program at the Cunniff School and the two other elementary  schools in Watertown, the Hosmer and the Lowell. It is run by Adam Silverberg. He is t...

November 24, 2016No Comments

Cunniff Elementary ready for annual Halloween party

Cunniff Elementary ready for annual Halloween party

NICHOLAS A., Cunniff Kids News staff

       This year (as every one before) the Cunniff School is having a Halloween party.      The party will be Friday, Oct. 28, from 6-8 p.m. in the Cunniff cafetorium...

October 28, 2016No Comments

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The World Around Us

Let the MusicFest begin!

JULIA B., NINA P., and SARAH M.

   “Let the MusicFest begin!”     That’s what you might hear at the fifth annual Watertown MusicFest at Watertown Middle School.     MusicFest will be ha...

April 8, 2016No Comments

  • Plimoth Plantation takes students back in time November 26, 2015

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Favorite Things

A few of their favorite things (2012)

Cunniff Kids News staff, .

What was the best part of 2012? It depends on the person. The staff of the Cunniff Kids News asked many people -- students, teachers, family, and friends -- one question:...

January 1, 2013No Comments

A few of their favorite things (2008)

January 4, 2009

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To The Cove and Beyond

Wave hello

DANIEL D., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

Splish splash! If you are headed to Cape Cod, stop by the Cape Codder Resort and Spa in Hyannis. The hotel has a great wave pool with two slides – one fast and one slo...

November 18, 2013No Comments

Catches in the Caymans

KATHERINE L., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

If you ever happen to go to the Cayman Islands, be sure to go to the Cayman Turtle Farm at Boatswain’s Beach. You can hold baby turtles and pet full-grown turtles. You ca...

November 18, 2013No Comments

“Mist”-ified by Niagara Falls

RYAN L., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

If you are driving west, stop at Niagara Falls, near Buffalo, N.Y., on the border with Canada. The falls are pretty loud. They are very big and they make a lot of mist...

November 18, 2013No Comments

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Puppy Bowl: everything you wanted to know

Puppy Bowl: everything you wanted to know

Cunniff Kids News staff, .

[Note: This is a reprint of a 2014 story.] Puppy Bowl X will be airing this Sunday on Animal Planet starting at 3  p.m. There will be a lot of fun at Puppy Bowl this year, including more than 60 dogs, a kitten halftime show, and running comm...

February 5, 2017

Saluting a job well done

Saluting a job well done

Cunniff Kids News staff, .

With the grand opening ceremonies of Oct. 7, 2010, the Watertown police station project is now complete. From the groundbreaking to the ribbon-cutting, the Cunniff Kids News...

October 7, 2010

On sound footing: Listen to progress being made at Watertown police station construction site

On sound footing: Listen to progress being made at Watertown police station construction site

Boom boom bang. Beep beep beep. That is the sound of the new Watertown Police Station being built on Main Street, where the Browne School used to be. The new building will...

May 6, 2009

In on the bottom floor

In on the bottom floor

November 12, 2008

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