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Welcome to Waltham Public Schools! We serve more than 5,600 students from diverse backgrounds with courses and activities designed to prepare them for success in the 21st Century. Our vision is to provide a world-class education to ALL students by developing their heads, hearts, hands, and voices, and to inspire them to become critical thinkers, problem-solvers, designers, builders, innovators and social entrepreneurs who make contributions to our diverse communities, nation, and global world. We strive to be the first choice of all families in the wonderful #OneWaltham community!

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The Waltham Health Department is monitoring the latest information from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). At this time, there are not any special measures recommended for local public health departments or schools.

MDPH Released an advisory for schools on 2/24/2020 that included guidance for prevention and precautions in schools. Additional updates and informational resources are and will continue to be posted on our Health Services and Nursing page as they become available.

Pop-Up Literacy: Family Reading Nights
February 24, 2020
Please join Waltham Public Schools and Waltham Public Library leaders in reading and literacy for an evening of reading great children's books. Waltham High students will read stories with the children who attend, and every family will go home with a free book! Families will also have a chance to learn from leaders and one another about ways to promote a love of reading.
School Parenting Awareness Conference
February 13, 2020
Please join Waltham Public Schools for their first School Parenting Awareness Conference on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at McDevitt Middle School. The mission of this conference is to connect and enable parents and guardians of Waltham students to be powerful advocates for themselves and for their children. Please read for more details and registration information of this important conference.
From Desegregation to Meaningful Integration in Public Schools
January 9, 2020
Waltham Public Schools is pleased to welcome Dr. Susan Eaton, Professor of Practice in Social Policy and Director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at the Heller School. Join us on Thursday, January 30, 2020 to learn about the history and legal landscape of school integration efforts across the United States. The event will be followed by a discussion of our own racial integration efforts here in Waltham using the Real Integration Framework developed by IntegrateNYC.
Mental Health in Communities of Color
January 8, 2020
Please join Waltham Partnership for Youth for an important discussion about mental health in communities of color. This resource fair of local organizations will focus on the health of people color, followed by a panel discussion and how we can reduce the stigma for ourselves and others. The event will be translated into Spanish.
Social Justice in Education Series
October 22, 2019
Please join Waltham Public Schools and the Waltham Partnership for Youth in welcoming Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, the featured speaker for the Social Justice in Education Series. Talk #1, “Racial Literacy and Archeology of the Self” will take place on November 18, 2019 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Waltham Public Library. For more information, please read the Social Justice in Education Series Flyer.

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Feb28
Q3 Midterm Grades
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Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM to Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM
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Feb28
Senior Local Scholarship Application Due
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Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM to Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM
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Mar2
ELA MCAS Retest
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Mar 02, 2020 12:00 AM to Mar 02, 2020 12:00 AM
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Mar3
ELA MCAS Retest
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Mar 03, 2020 12:00 AM to Mar 03, 2020 12:00 AM
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Mar4
ELA MCAS Retest
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Mar 04, 2020 12:00 AM to Mar 04, 2020 12:00 AM
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