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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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Superintendent Announces Next Phase for Waltham High School Project
In a letter to the Community Superintendent Echelson has announced the MSBA Board of Directors unanimously voted WHS into Schematic Design. Please continue reading for Dr. Echelson's letter in its entirety.
McDevitt Middle School Musical
November 29, 2018
McDevitt Middle School presents "On this Island"! Directed by Drama Teacher Carolyn Jepsen, the fall musical tells the story of a young girl on a tropical island who uses the power of love to bring together people from different backgrounds. Students from McDevitt Middle School along with students from Stanley, Fitzgerald, and Whittemore Elementary Schools were invited to attend this wonderful cultural event. Find out more about the show and how to purchase tickets to McDevitt's community performances.
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 NightHawk Adult Ed
August 30, 2018
The Waltham NightHawk Adult Education Program begins on Monday, September 24, 2018. This is a wonderful learning opportunity for Waltham families. Please read for more detailed information about this important program.
Minuteman Adult Education Opportunities
August 30, 2018
Minuteman Technical Institute is excited to feature new programs for adult learners. These programs are geared towards adults changing careers and recent high school graduates looking to fill a gap year. They boast flexible hours, diverse course offerings, and, allow students the opportunity to maintain a full time job if desired. Please read for more information about programming and upcoming Open House dates.
Waltham High School Equity Grant
August 26, 2018
In January of 2018, Waltham High School received an Equity Grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF). Using this grant, WHS has partnered with Teaching Excellence Network (TEN) to support an equity audit of Waltham High School and to determine the root causes of inequities that exist in our system. In order to spark a community discussion about the priorities the school should focus on to address inequities, the school administered a survey using a platform that aligns the voices of educators, students and parents.

District Calendar All Events

Feb18 - 22
WINTER VACATION
Category

WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker

When

Feb 18, 2019 12:00 AM to Feb 22, 2019 12:00 AM
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Feb18 - 22
No School - February Vacation
Category

Plympton School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 18, 2019 12:00 AM to Feb 22, 2019 12:00 AM
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Feb21
SAT Strategy Session
Category

Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 21, 2019 6:00 PM to Feb 21, 2019 7:00 PM
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Where

Waltham Public Library Teen Room, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Summary

Get tips for success at the ACT from Princeton Review representatives! Email lkirkland@minlib.net or visit bit.ly/2KqNHcT to register.

Feb25 - 1
Book Fair
Category

Whittemore School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 25, 2019 12:00 AM to Mar 01, 2019 12:00 AM
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Feb25
Real Talk: Black History Month Celebration
Category

Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 25, 2019 6:00 PM to Feb 25, 2019 8:00 PM
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Where

Waltham Public Library Teen Room, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Summary

Celebrate Black excellence at our annual Black History Month Celebration with food, games, and special performances! Real Talk is a for-youth by-youth forum for discussing issues of importance to today’s teens, and is generously supported by a grant from the Rhyme and Reason Fund. Something's happening in the Teen Room every Monday night at 6! Teen Room events are for youth in grades 6-12.

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