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Welcome to John W. McDevitt Middle School
From the Principal:
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)
11/20/13 - Life Touch Picture Retakes and Makeup day.
11/21 - 11/22 - The Lorax School Play 7 pm.
**Wednesday Nov. 27 - Early Release at 11:15 am for Thanksgiving - Lunch will not be served this day.
12/04/13 - McDevitt Middle School Parent Education Night @ 7:00 pm. Please join Waltham Parents to learn about Cyber Safety. Babysitting will be provided in the gym along with raffle prizes for those who attend!
12/05/13 Pajama Jam, Thursday, 5-8 . Pizza, popcorn and a drink for $5.00 along with a holiday movie!
12/10/13-12/13/13 - Scholastic Book Fair in our Foyer. Please feel free to come in and check out our great selection of books ~ the holidays are fast approaching! Also, shop on line between 12/5-12/25 @ http://bookfairs.Scholastic.com/homepage/mcdevitt
Moody Street 5K Start training now for the 4th Annual Moody Street 5K, May 4th, 2014
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.