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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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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.
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
October 17, 2017
In Art Class, grade 5 students at Plympton Elementary School learned about the life and work of Edvard Munch. After looking at Munch’s painting The Scream, students were asked to create their own painting based on a “scream” moment in their lives. Eduardo S. has created a fascinating moment and wonderful interpretation of emotion. Nice work Eduardo!
Watch City Market Grand Opening
October 11, 2017
Waltham Public Schools and Healthy Waltham invite you to join them for a market-style distribution of assorted foods at no cost. The market is open to all students, families, and Waltham residents. Continue reading for more information about the Grand Opening, location, and registration for this wonderful community opportunity
Drug Take Back
October 10, 2017
On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Waltham Police Department is participating in Drug Take Back. Take-back programs are a good way to dispose of old drugs. Learn more about this important initiative!

District Calendar All Events

Nov
22
Half Day
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 11/22/2017
All Day
Summary Lunch Available
Nov
23
Thanksgiving Break / No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 11/23/2017 @ All Day
Ends: 11/24/2017 @ All Day
Nov
24
Thanksgiving Break / No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 11/23/2017 @ All Day
Ends: 11/24/2017 @ All Day
Dec
1
Early Release Day
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 12/1/2017 @ 12:00 am
Ends: 12/2/2017 @ 12:00 am
Summary High School 12:00 Middle School 12:30 Elementary School 1:00
Dec
2
Early Release Day
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 12/1/2017 @ 12:00 am
Ends: 12/2/2017 @ 12:00 am
Summary High School 12:00 Middle School 12:30 Elementary School 1:00
Dec
6
WSEPAC Meeting
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 12/6/2017
6:30 pm -to- 8:00 pm
Location Waltham Public Library: Meeting Room A
Summary Waltham Special Education Parent Advisory Council

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RT @McDevittMiddle: Ms. McCrary & 12 Finch Robots introduce Grade 6 Tech Lit students to the joy of programming! @OneWaltham
Posted on: November,16 2017
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