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Welcome to Waltham High School, home of the Hawks! 

Waltham High School is located ten miles west of the great city of Boston, MA. In a community full of history and pride, our 1,500+ students learn from a dedicated staff of over 130 teachers. Students at our comprehensive high school have a myriad of opportunities to be involved in their learning through career & technical education pathways, the fine and performing arts, STEM electives, athletics, and more. 

Please note some features on our new website: student/parent portal login, calendar of events, and information for our families. 

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WHS Fall Play - Up the Down Staircase
When Sylvia Barrett arrives at New York City’s Calvin Coolidge High, she’s fresh from earning literature degrees at Hunter College and eager to shape young minds. Instead, she encounters broken windows, a lack of supplies, a stifling bureaucracy, and students with much bigger int… Continue
When Sylvia Barrett arrives at New York City’s Calvin Coolidge High, she’s fresh from earning literature degrees at Hunter College and eager to shape young minds. Instead, she encounters broken windows, a lack of supplies, a stifling bureaucracy, and students with much bigger interest than Chaucer. Up the Down Staircase is a timeless story of how the American public school system is perpetually redeemed by teachers who love to teach and students who long to be recognized. A story for all of us longing to make a difference. - Wednesday 10/23 at 3:30 and the 10/24 & 10/25 at 7:30. Black Box Theatre has limited seating. Make sure to purchase your tickets early through a cast member or email jessebastarache@walthampublicschools.org.
WHS Open House 2019
You are invited to attend Waltham High School’s Open House, from 6-8pm on Thursday October 3. This is an opportunity to meet your student’s teachers, and learn about the assignments, policies and expectations in each of their classes.
WPS Library Program - Long Range Planning
The WPS Library Program is in the process of creating a long-range plan, and your feedback would be greatly appreciated. The feedback received will be used to craft our short and long-term goals for the Libraries in Waltham Public Schools. This short survey should only take you 5… Continue
The WPS Library Program is in the process of creating a long-range plan, and your feedback would be greatly appreciated. The feedback received will be used to craft our short and long-term goals for the Libraries in Waltham Public Schools. This short survey should only take you 5-10 minutes. Thank you for your time!
Community Conversation on Waltham High School Equity Priorities
May 7, 2019
On behalf of Waltham Public Schools, the Waltham Boys and Girls Club invites all families, students, faculty, staff and community members of Waltham High School to join us for a community conversation on equity, student-centered learning and excellence. We want to hear from all of our stakeholders to shape the future of WHS and fulfill our mission to provide an excellent and equitable education to ALL students.
Community Conversation on Waltham High School Equity Priorities
September 13, 2018
On behalf of Waltham Public Schools, The Waltham Boys and Girls Club invites all families, students, faculty, staff, and community members of Waltham High School to join us in a community dialogue on the Priorities Survey Results and a panel discussion on race, equity, and diversity. We want to hear from all of our stakeholders to shape the future of WHS and fulfill our mission to provide an excellent and equitable education to ALL students.
Waltham Public Schools Private Music Lessons Program
August 20, 2018
Registration is now open for the Waltham Public Schools Private Music Lessons Program. This is a wonderful opportunity for students in grades 1 through 12 seeking to further develop their musical skills and talent. Please read the registration page for more details about the program and contact information.

Calendar All Events

Oct14 - 15
COLUMBUS DAY/NO SCHOOL
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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker

When

Oct 14, 2019 12:00 AM
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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays

Oct16
PSATs (in school)
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Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

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Oct 16, 2019 7:30 AM
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Oct16
WPY Trailblazers
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Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

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Oct 16, 2019 1:30 PM
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Oct17
Girls Who Code
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Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

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Oct 17, 2019 4:00 PM
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Oct17
Fall Choral Concert
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Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

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Oct 17, 2019 7:00 PM
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