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Welcome to Waltham Public Schools! We serve more than 5,500 students from diverse backgrounds with courses and activities designed to prepare them for success in the 21st Century. Our school system offers public education to our children while simultaneously enriching the quality of life in the community and offering a broad range of academic, artistic, and athletic options and opportunities for students. We strive to be the first choice of all families in the wonderful #OneWaltham community!

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Bus Routes Now Available
Bus routes are now available on the transportation webpage, link below!
Convocation Day 2016 Agenda
On August 29th, WPS educators will convene to prepare to welcome Waltham students on August 30th We look forward to seeing teachers, administrators, and other WPS professionals on the 29th!
Announcement of Public Hearings Regarding New or Renovated Waltham High School
August 9, 2016
On August 25, September 1, and September 13, Waltham Public Schools will hold public hearings to hear thoughts from the community about designs and plans for the New or Renovated Waltham High School.
Welcome Jennifer Smith, Director of Career Vocational and Technical Education
August 5, 2016
Dr. Echelson and Waltham Public Schools are pleased to welcome Jennifer Smith as the new Director of Career Vocational and Technical Education!
Welcome Jannell Pearson-Campbell and Lynn Summerill
July 28, 2016
The Waltham Public Schools are proud to welcome Jannell Perason-Cambell and Lynn Summerill into their new roles as Assistant Directors of Special Education. Read on to learn more about Jannell and Lynn and to read Dr. Echelon's letter welcoming them to WPS.
Welcome Adrienne Norris and Tyler Steffey
July 7, 2016
Adrienne Norris will serve as the new Assistant Principal of Kennedy Middle School and Tyler Steffey will serve in the same role at McDevitt. WPS is excited to welcome Adrienne and Tyler to Waltham and eager to have them join our team.
Welcome Steve LaForest, Interim Director of Physical Education and Athletics
June 30, 2016
Dr. Echelson is pleased to announce that starting on July 1, 2016, Steve LaForest will be appointed as Interim Director of Physical Education and Athletics. Read on to learn more about Steve.

District Calendar All Events

Aug
29
Convocation Day
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 08/29/2016
All Day
Aug
30
First Day of School for Students
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 08/30/2016
All Day
Aug
31
School Committee Meeting
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 08/31/2016
7:30 pm -to- 10:30 pm
Sep
1
Preschool Open House
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 09/1/2016
All Day
Sep
1
Public Hearing: New or Renovated Waltham High School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 09/1/2016
10:00 am -to- 10:00 am
Location Auditorium Government Ctr. – School St.
Sep
2
No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 09/2/2016
All Day

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