Welcome to John W. McDevitt Middle School
Students Entering 9th Grade:
Podcast link: SERIAL
Students Entering 6th Grade:
Supply List Grade 6
Math Packet Grade 6
Students Entering 7th Grade:
Supply List Grade 7
Math Packet Grade 7
Students Entering 8th Grade:
Supply List Grade 8
Check out what’s going on in your students FA/PA/PE classes. All the info you need is right here.
iPad insurance open enrollment ends October 1, 2015.
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iPad Acceptance Form
Responsible Citizenship in a Digital World
Digital Acceptable Use Agreement
From the Principal:
McDevitt Middle School ALICE Parent Letter
June 12 - 8th Grade vs. Staff Softball game after school
Finals Schedule: June 8 & 9 - ELA/History
June 11 & 12 - Math/Science
June 15 - 18 - World Language
June 19 - 8th Gr Semi Formal, 6:30-9:30pm
June 22 - 8th Grade Field Day
June 24 - Student Awards Presentations:
6th Gr - 9:00
7th Gr - 10:00
8th Gr - 12:00
June 25 - Last day of school!
8th grade step up to WHS @ 11:30. Students will be dismissed from WHS at 2:00 and non-walkers will go home on the same bus they will take in September. Visit the district website for bus schedules and info.
Coffee Talk - 1st Friday of every month 8:15/8:30-9:00am in the Staff Cafe. Parents - come in for coffee and chat with McDevitt Staff.
School Council Meetings - 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:00 -7:00 pm (3/10 4/14 5/1)
PTO Meetings - 2nd Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:00 pm (same days as above)
Due to 2014/2015 Building & Department Meetings for staff there will be no after school activities or programs on the following days:
Sept. 8 & 10, Oct. 6 & 22, Nov. 12 & 17, Dec. 3, Jan. 11 & 21,
Feb. 9 & 11, Mar. 18, Apr. 6 & 15, May 11 & 20, June 8
Early Release Days 12:30pm Dismissal:
Oct. 10, Dec. 5, Jan. 16, Mar. 13, May 1
No School on the following dates due to holidays/vacations:
Sept. 25, Oct. 13, Nov. 4, 11, 27, 28, Dec. 24-Jan. 2, Jan. 19,
Feb. 16-20, Apr. 3, 20-24, May 25
Drop Off/Pick Up Policy: please remember to drop off and pick up students in the rear of the building, near the field. For safety's sake, we want to minimize the number of students in the faculty parking area and near the busses. Also, please remember, students should only cross Church Street at the Crossing Guard at the corner of School Street. Please don't ask students to cross outside the crosswalk to meet you.
PROGRESS REPORTS/END OF QUARTER DATES 2013/2014:
1st qtr Prog Reports - 10/3, End of Qtr - 11/7, Rep. Cards 11/14
2nd qtr Prog Reports - 12/19, End of Qtr - 2/6, Rep. Cards - 2/24
3rd qtr Prog Reports - 3/17, End of Qtr - 4/17, Rep. Cards - 5/1
4th qtr Prog Reports - 5/26, Last Day - Rep. Cards Mailed Home
MCAS DATES 2015
7TH Grade Long Comp: APRIL 2, 2015
ELA Gr 6,7,8: APRIL 7 & April 9, 2015
Math Gr 6,7,8: May 13 & 14, 2015
8th Grade Sci/Eng: May 19 & 21, 2015
TEACHER EMAIL: all staff email are the firstname.lastname@example.org. (ie. email@example.com) If you need help accessing a teacher's email, please contact the main office at 781-314-5590.
Attendance Policy: Please remember that only a doctor's note excuses a student medical absence or tardy.
No credit (N grade) is given on the 9th absence in a Cluster subject and on the 5th in a non-cluster subject.
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Students - Please make sure that you know how to access your school e-mail account. Follow the e-mail link under Students for "Help with Login". All students have a Waltham Public Schools Google Apps account (e.g. for Google Docs). If you do not know your Google Apps username/password, click here.