Watertown High School (Connecticut)

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Watertown High School
324 French Street

United States
School districtWatertown Public Schools
PrincipalDr. Janet Parlato
Enrollment839 (2016-17) [1]
Color(s)Orange and Black
Athletics CAS
Athletics conference Naugatuck Valley League
Team nameIndians

Watertown High School is a public high school serving Watertown, Connecticut, United States.

Watertown, Connecticut Town in Connecticut, United States

Watertown is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 22,514 at the 2010 census. The zip code for Watertown is 06795. It is a suburb of Waterbury. It borders the towns of Woodbury, Middlebury, Morris, Plymouth, Bethlehem, and Thomaston. The urban center of the town is the Watertown census-designated place, with a population of 3,574 at the 2010 census.

Connecticut state of the United States of America

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the United States. As of the 2010 Census, it has the highest per-capita income, Human Development Index (0.962), and median household income in the United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south. Its capital is Hartford and its most populous city is Bridgeport. It is part of New England, although portions of it are often grouped with New York and New Jersey as the Tri-state area. The state is named for the Connecticut River which approximately bisects the state. The word "Connecticut" is derived from various anglicized spellings of an Algonquian word for "long tidal river".



Watertown is a member of the Naugatuck Valley League. It supports a wide array of sports for its students, including soccer, cross country, field hockey, football, volleyball, basketball, indoor track, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance team, wrestling, swimming and diving, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, outdoor track, and lacrosse. Facilities for the sports are scattered all across Watertown, including its new turf field (2009) and pool located on campus, Deland Field, Veterans Memorial Park [2] and Crestbrook Park Golf Course. Watertown is a member of CAS and CIAC. The boys' ice hockey team is a co-op between both Watertown High School and Pomperaug High School of Southbury, Connecticut. This team, unlike other sports the school offers, is a member of the South West Conference. All home games are played on the campus of the Taft School, also located in Watertown. Also co-op with Pomperaug is the boy's wrestling team.

The Naugatuck Valley League is a 16-team athletic conference of high schools, located in the Naugatuck River Valley of Connecticut.

Connecticut Association of Schools organization

The Connecticut Association of Schools and the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) is the governing body for secondary school athletics and other interscholastic competition in the state of Connecticut.

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  1. "Watertown High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  2. Veterans Memorial Park

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