Cunniff Culture

Heartwarming “Annie” arrives in Boston

Heartwarming “Annie” arrives in Boston

Ava Hayward, Kimora Yancey, Campbell Pelton-Cairns, Maisie Rounds, Nina Paquette, and Hadiya Khan

It’s a hard knock life for all of us, especially for the orphans of the Hudson Street orphanage in the musical “Annie.” This particular musical has come to Bosto...

May 18, 2017

Go behind curtain with young cast of “Annie”

Go behind curtain with young cast of “Annie”

Betil Tanrisev, Cunniff Kids News staff

“Annie”! Since 1977, when it debuted on Broadway, people have loved it. Now it is in Boston at the Boch Center/Wang Theatre. Gilgamesh Taggett plays Oliver “Daddy” W...

May 16, 2017

From a hot dog cart, Shake Shack was born

From a hot dog cart, Shake Shack was born

Tommy Dicker, Tim Powderly, Nina Paquette, Nicholas Avram, Mahreen Khan, Kaitlin Spillane, Hadiya Khan, Giancarlo Totino, and Allison Spillane

       It all simply started as a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in 2004. Now its popularity has grown as far as Dubai in the Middle East.        It is Shake...

May 5, 2017

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

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Corridors and Classrooms

Cunniff ready to host first International Night

Cunniff ready to host first International Night

Hadiya Khan, Cunniff Kids News staff

The Cunniff’s first International Fair will be on June 8, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. Anyone can come and enjoy this fun and free event! The International Fair will be held at Cunni...

June 7, 2017No Comments

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

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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 be...

May 6, 2009

In on the bottom floor

In on the bottom floor

November 12, 2008

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