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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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WPS_RGB_RED.jpgInvitation to Join Waltham Superintendent Search Committee 

The Waltham School Committee invites interested persons to submit their names for consideration as members of the Superintendent Search Committee.

 

The Search Committee is looking to fill the following positions:

  • 1 Member of the School Committee
  • 1 Community Member at Large (students will be considered and are encouraged to apply)

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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.
Newly Launched Wraparound Waltham Awarded $1.5M Grant
September 26, 2019
The Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) Collaborative for Healthy Families and Communities (CHF&C) is facilitating a major community effort aimed at addressing disparities in high school graduation rates among Waltham students. Wraparound Waltham, a newly formed collaborative, will lead this groundbreaking work. Wraparound Waltham is led by the Waltham Partnership for Youth (WPY) and includes Waltham Boys and Girls Club, Children’s Charter (a division of The Key Program, Inc.), Doc Wayne Youth Services and The Right to Immigration Institute.
Waltham Public Schools 2019 Accountability and MCAS 2.0 Results
September 24, 2019
Waltham Public Schools is pleased to share promising results for all students in our schools based on the 2019 MCAS and Massachusetts Accountability System. Families can expect to receive MCAS results for their children in the next few weeks.

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Jan31
Senior Scholarship Booklet Distributed
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Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Jan 31, 2020 12:00 AM to Jan 31, 2020 12:00 AM
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Feb5
Dance Theatre
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Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 05, 2020 12:00 AM to Feb 05, 2020 12:00 AM
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Feb5
Biology MCAS Retest
Category

Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 05, 2020 12:00 AM to Feb 05, 2020 12:00 AM
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Feb5
Waltham Youth & Community Coalition (WYACC) Monthly Meeting
Category

Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 05, 2020 2:00 PM to Feb 05, 2020 3:30 PM
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Where

Teacher's Cafe at WHS

Summary

WYACC:
A community coalition working together to make Waltham a safe, healthy, just and engaged community where all young people can thrive.

Our mission:
To support a culture of mental health and wellness, free of substance misuse, for Waltham youth by connecting all sectors of the community, addressing root causes, and promoting advocacy, education, and policy change.

Feb6
Dance Theatre
Category

Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Feb 06, 2020 12:00 AM to Feb 06, 2020 12:00 AM
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