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Welcome to Waltham Public Schools! We serve more than 5,500 students from diverse backgrounds with courses and activities designed to prepare them for success in the 21st Century. Our school system offers public education to our children while simultaneously enriching the quality of life in the community and offering a broad range of academic, artistic, and athletic options and opportunities for students. We strive to be the first choice of all families in the wonderful #OneWaltham community!

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Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
December 11, 2017
Grade 8 Kennedy Middle School artists were tasked with creating design work through printmaking processes. They learned and used Relief Printmaking; Subtractive Printmaking, and Additive Collography Printmaking. Here you will find Lola's tranquil tree.
Waltham Schools Celebrate Computer Science Week
November 28, 2017
Waltham Public Schools are celebrating Computer Science Week, December 4th-8th, with Hour of Code celebrations and events that engage students in computational thinking activities. Waltham High is holding events throughout the week, from human PacMan games to Pizza Talks with computer science professionals in our community! Visit the WPS Computer Science website to learn more about the week's events, to volunteer, or to learn what's happening across our schools!
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
November 22, 2017
Whittemore student Jamil has talent! In Grade 2 Art Class students learned about drawing with crayon resist. With the book This is Not my Hat as inspiration, Jamil and his classmates created their own underwater scene using 12”X18” white paper, crayons, and fish toys. Jamil's work is an underwater scene to remember!
All-State School Committee Award Presented to Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy
November 18, 2017
In a letter to all Waltham Public Schools Staff and to the Waltham Community, Superintendent Echelson announced Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy as the recipient of the All-State School Committee Award recognizing her support for children and public education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Dr. Echelson Live with Waltham Citizens for Education
November 5, 2017
Dr. Echelson spent time with Waltham Citizens for Education answering questions about the Waltham High School Building Project and Education Plan this weekend; click to watch a video of the Facebook live session.

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#HOC just kicked off at @walthamhs with an announcement from Principal DeMeo: thousands of students are learning a… https://t.co/3OTw380FMn
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