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iPad Deployment Sessions Sign Up

All grade 6-8 students must register to attend one of the iPad deployment sessions shown below to receive their iPad for the 2014-2015 school year. To register for one of the iPad deployment sessions, please click the link below.

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http://www.walthampublicschools.org/McDevitt/MDiPads.cfm

 


iPad Insurance Information Adobe pdf document

iPad insurance open enrollment ends October 1, 2014.

     Worth Ave Group Insurance sign up

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     InsureAppleiPad.com (Username: WPS       Password: ipad444)

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iPad Acceptance Form

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Responsible Citizenship in a Digital World

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iPad Guidelines

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Digital Acceptable Use Agreement

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Going into 9th Grade Summer Reading Ready Player One website (WalthamReads.org)


1:1 Learning

 


  

From the Principal:  

McDevitt Middle School ALICE  Parent Letter  

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Sept. 16 - Student Assemblies to kickoff our annual magazine drive.

Sept. 19 - 6th Grade Social 2:30 - 4:30  6th Graders Only!

Sept. 26 - Student/Faculty Soccer Game after school

Oct. 2 - Back To School Night 6:30- 8:30

Oct. 24 - Halloween Dance 6:30 - 9:30pm

Dec. 17 -  McDevitt School Concert 7:00pm

Mar. 5 - Curriculum Night 6:30 - 8:00pm

Coffee Talk - 1st Friday of every month 9:00-10:00am 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 (9/9 10/14 11/18 12/9 1/13      2/10 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 2013/2014 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

Thanksgiving Early Release on Nov. 26 at 11:15 - NO LUNCHES SERVED.  No School Nov 27 & 28

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 - 11/4

2nd qtr    Prog Reports - 12/9, End of Qtr - 1/30, Rep. Cards - 2/6

3rd qtr     Prog Reports - 3/13, End of Qtr - 4/10, Rep. Cards - 4/14

4th qtr     Prog Reports - 5/15, Last Day - Rep. Cards Mailed Home

MCAS DATES 2014

7TH Grade Long Comp:  TBD

ELA:  TBD

Math:  TBD

Sci/Eng:  TBD

TEACHER EMAIL:  all staff email are the firstnamelastname@k12.waltham.ma.us.  (ie. elizabethgavin@k12.waltham.ma.us)  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.

Congratulations to our Students of the Month
Month 6A 6B

 7North

7South

8 East

8 West

May

 

Elizabeth Fils-Aime

Danielle Pouliot

Morgan Gangi

Olivia Guden

Jasmin Alvarado

Emily Cassella

Christian Moreno

Brigid Reynolds

Sydney Crain

Jack Araujo

Caroline Crowley

Olivia Dobisz

 

 

Library Catalog @ your digital library - ebooks and audiobooks link to YALSA Teen Book finder app

 Instructional Technology Library BlogQR Code for Instrructional Technology/Library Blog

 

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.


 

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