Welcome to John W. McDevitt Middle School
iPad Deployment Sessions Sign Up
All grade 6-8 students must register to attend one of the iPad deployment sessions to receive their iPad for the 2014-2015 school year. Each student must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. To register for one of the iPad deployment sessions, please click the Link below
InsureAppleiPad.com (Username: WPS Password: ipad444)
McDevitt families without internet access are invited to come to McDevitt to use the internet on July 21, 23, and 24 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, and Aug 18 and 19 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM to register for one of the sessions.
Going into 9th Grade Summer Reading Ready Player One website (WalthamReads.org)
From the Principal:
McDevitt Middle School ALICE Parent Letter
Final Exam Schedule
June 9th – June 18th
Monday, June 9th (Day 5) Part I: ELA & History
Tuesday, June 10th (Day 6) Part II: ELA & History
Wednesday, June 11th (Day 1) Part I: Math & Science
Thursday, June 12th (Day 2) Part II: Math & Science
Friday, June 13th (Day 3) Part I: World Language
Monday, June 16th (Day 4) Part I: World Language
Tuesday, June 17th (Day 5) Part I: World Language & Make Up
Wednesday, June 18th (Day 6) Part I: World Language & Make Up
Year End Activities - All Dates are tentative
June 13 - Grade 8 Semi Formal Dance
June 17 - Grade 7 Activities Day
June 18 - Grade 6 Activities Day
June 19 - 6th Grade Awards 9:00 am
7th Grade Awards 10:00 am
June 19 - Grade 8 Field Day
June 20 - Grade 8 Awards and Ice Cream Social 12:00 pm
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)
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.