School and Community Resources
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Watertown High School Resources
Please contact the person listed below for questions about the following topics.
- Student Health, Immunizations, and Medical Records
Mr. Joie Mara, School Nurse (email@example.com, 617-926-7760)
To report an absence contact Ms. Maura Maguire at 617-926-7730
For questions about attendance policies, contact Ms. Annmarie Boudreau, Assistant Principal (firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-926-7760)
Students with Last Names A-Ke: Mr. Brian Brewer, Dean of Students (email@example.com, 617-926-7760)
Students with Last Names Kf-Z: Ms. Annmarie Boudreau, Assistant Principal (firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-926-7760)
- School Nutrition and Free/Reduced Lunch Information
- Special Education Information
Ms. Sara York, Team Chair (email@example.com, 617-926-7760)
- ESL Information
Ms. Kathryn Phillippson, ESL Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Guidance Department
Counselor caseloads can be found here.
Ms. Linda Tracy, Administrative Assistant (email@example.com)
Ms. Adrienne Eaton, Lead School Counselor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ms. Jaimie Leonard, School Counselor (email@example.com)
Ms. Lindsy Orpen, School Counselor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ms. Kimberly Osborne, School Counselor (email@example.com)
Mr. Fabian Rivera, School Counselor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
School counselors are available to help students with academic, social/emotional, and post-secondary questions and concerns. In addition to the school counselors, WHS has the following staff to provide counseling and support to students:
Ms. Felicia Voudris, School Psychologist (email@example.com)
Mr. John Bresnihan, School Social Worker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- PowerSchool Questions
If families would like to update their email address or have questions about accessing PowerSchool, contact Mr. Kareem Mimms (email@example.com).
Below is a list of community agencies that may offer additional support to students and families. Click here for a Resource Guide from Watertown Public School's Community Outreach Counselor. While WHS frequently partners with these agencies, they are not affiliated with Watertown Public Schools.
The Watertown Public Library has a comprehensive COVID 19 Resource Guide that can be accessed here.
Handhold is a partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Office of the Child Advocate, and Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The website is geared towards parents/guardians who are worried about their student's mental health and well-being. The site provides links to a variety of tools, resources, and agencies that can support students and families.
- Food Insecurity
- Mental Health
Emergency Service Providers and Psychiatric Services
Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Services: 1-800-540-5806
Franciscan Children’s Hospital: 1-800-333-0338 (24-hour inpatient referral line)
617-355-6369 (Emergency Psychiatry Services)
617-355-6680 (Outpatient Psychiatry Services)
Mclean’s Hospital: 877-626-8140 (General Information)
Services include Individual school counseling, Clinical Case management, Weekly counseling groups, Additional support, as needed, Psychiatric consultation from McLean Hospital experts
- Local Mental Health Agencies
The Academy of Physical and Social Development: 617-969-2200
Arbour Counseling: 617-782-6460
Arlington Psychological Care Associates: 781-646-0500
Children’s Charter: 781-894-4307
Colony Care Behavioral Health: 781-431-1177
Riverside Community Care: 617-969-4925
Wayside Youth and Family Services: 781-891-0555
- Domestic Violence and Rape
- Grief Support
The Children's Room: 1-781-641-4741
- Community Agencies
Social Services Resource Specialist (617-744-9585)
Watertown's Social Services Resource Specialist (SSRS) can be reached at 617-744-9585. Leave a message and you will get a response within 48 hours. The SSRS provides Watertown residents ages 18-59 and their families a central place to access social service resources including fuel, food, housing assistance, counseling, information, and referrals. Services are available over the phone or in person by appointment.
Watertown Boys & Girls Club (617-926-0968)
Watertown Health Department (617-972-6446)