WATERTOWN-OAKVILLE — Watertown High School is beginning the process of determining a new school mascot. 

Input on the new school mascot is being gathered from students in grades 6 through 12, Watertown Public Schools staff members, and Watertown and Oakville community members.

Community members are invited to send in suggestions for the new mascot via email to mascot@watertownps.org by Tuesday, April 6.

The high school is utilizing the following characteristics when considering a new mascot: Be unifying and timeless for Watertown High School and the larger community; Represent positive qualities, ideals or associations around which people can rally; Be representative of Watertown’s geography, history, and/or Vision of a Graduate, either generally or specifically; Work equally well with all athletics programs and school activities; Be appropriate for sporting and non-sporting events; Have the potential to translate in a visually pleasing manner, be appealing, and marketable to the community and Adhere to all Watertown Board of Education policies and regulations.

Following the gathering of suggestions, the high school will engage in rounds of voting in order to determine the new mascot prior to 2022.

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