Welcome to John W. McDevitt Middle School
From the Principal:
We are happy to announce parent/community meetings to be held with Symmes, Maini, McKee and Associates, the architectural firm that is reviewing our school space needs. Please join us on one of the following dates. Please visit our edline site to download informational letters.
May 7 Middle School Meeting Kennedy Middle School Auditorium
May 8 Elementary Meeting McDevitt Middle School Auditorium (all elementary schools together)
May 22 High School Meeting WHS Robinson Auditorium
Meetings will start at 6:30pm.
Moody Street 5K Start training now for the 4th Annual Moody Street 5K, May 4th, 2014. See McDevitt's Edline site for a registration form.
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 (9/10 10/8 11/12 1/14 2/11 3/11 4/8 5/13 6/10)
PTO Meetings - 2nd Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:00 pm (same days as above)
2013/2014 Early Release Days - 12:30 pm - No after school activities or programs:
Oct. 11, Dec. 6, Jan. 17, Mar. 14, May 2
Due to 2013/2014 Building & Department Meetings for staff there will be no after school activities or programs on the following days:
Sept. 9 & 18, Oct. 7 & 23, Nov. 13 & 18, Dec. 9 & 11, Jan. 13 & 22,
Feb. 5 & 10, Mar. 10 & 19, Apr. 7 & 16, May 12 & 21
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 - Oct. 4, End of Qtr - Nov. 8
2nd qtr Prog Reports - Dec 13, End of Qtr - Jan 24
3rd qtr Prog Reports - March 7, End of Qtr - April 4
4th qtr Prog Reports - May 16, Close of School - DAY 180
MCAS DATES 2014
7TH Grade Long Comp: 3/18
ELA: 3/25 & 3/26
Math: 5/12 & 5/913
Sci/Eng: 5/15 & 5/16
TEACHER EMAIL: all staff email are the email@example.com. (ie. firstname.lastname@example.org) 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|
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.