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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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Yellow School Bus Transportation Survey
The School Department would like parent and guardian input on yellow school bus transportation services. Please take a look at our survey, and thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts.
Relationships & Romance in the Lives of People with Autism a/o Developmental Disabilities
November 18, 2016
Please join Dr. Jonathan Jenkins, of Mental Fitness and Psychotherapy, for an informative session on dating, sex, and sexuality in the lives of individuals with autism and/or developmental disabilities.
School Building Project Update
October 24, 2016
Dr. Echelson shares updates related to the high school building project and encourages the community to read the Educational Plan. Read on to learn more.
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
October 19, 2016
Rasheed M. in Grade 4 at Plympton Elementary School created this month's Superintendent's Spotlight work of art in Ms. Smidt's art class. In the spirit of author illustrator Eric Carle, students created colorful painted paper using traditional and non-traditional painting tools. Read on to learn more.
Event to Illustrate Possible Boundaries of New or Renovated Waltham High School
October 6, 2016
At the October 5th School Committee meeting, in an effort to clarify and show to residents the extent of the land owned by the school department that is under consideration for a new Waltham High School, Member John Frassica proposed that the School Building Committee Members stand along the boundary lines to outline the property. Read on to learn more about the event.
Letter to the Community Regarding High School Building Project and Mayoral Youth Summit
September 9, 2016
Dr. Echelson writes to update the community on two major projects; read on to learn more.

District Calendar All Events

Dec
2
Early Release Day: All Schools
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 12/2/2016
All Day
Dec
7
School Committee Meeting
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 12/7/2016
7:30 pm -to- 10:30 pm
Location Cannon Lecture Hall
Dec
21
School Committee Meeting
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 12/21/2016
7:30 pm -to- 10:30 pm
Location Cannon Lecture Hall
Dec
26
Holiday Vacation: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 12/26/2016 @ All Day
Ends: 01/2/2017 @ All Day
Dec
27
Holiday Vacation: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 12/26/2016 @ All Day
Ends: 01/2/2017 @ All Day
Dec
28
Holiday Vacation: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 12/26/2016 @ All Day
Ends: 01/2/2017 @ All Day

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RT @DrewEchelson: A team of 15 awesome @WalthamSchools educators at conference on district continuous improvement and
Posted on: December,1 2016
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RT @CityofWaltham: Heads up @WalthamSchools parents & students - Friday, December 2nd is an Early Release Day for all schools: https://t.co
Posted on: December,1 2016
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A reminder to students and families: half day tomorrow, lunch served at all schools. Have a wonderful holiday!
Posted on: November,22 2016
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