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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.
Registration for Private Music Lessons is Now Open
August 18, 2019
Registration is now open for the Waltham Public Schools Private Music Lessons Program. This is a wonderful opportunity for students in grades 1 through 12 seeking to further develop their musical skills and talent. Please read the registration page for more details about the program and contact information.
Free and Reduced Meals Application Now Available
July 31, 2019
Waltham Public Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying online for free and reduced-price meals. All families are encouraged to apply online this school year. The process is safe, secure, and available anytime and anywhere.
Invitation to Join the Waltham Superintendent Search Committee
June 10, 2019
The Waltham School Committee invites interested persons to submit their names for consideration as members of the Superintendent Search Committee. The Search Committee will hold an initial orientation meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:30pm at Waltham High School.
Adult Learning Center
May 23, 2019
The Adult Learning Center of Waltham will begin registration for Adult Education Classes on Wednesday, August 28th for the fall semester. Students must schedule a registration and placement testing session.
Superintendent Search
May 23, 2019
The Waltham School Committee invites parents, students, faculty members and community residents to join in the search for a Superintendent of Schools. With the assistance of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC), a series of community meetings have been scheduled. Participants will be able to offer feedback, recommendations, and ideas to help the School Committee select a new Superintendent.

District Calendar All Events

Sep30 - 1
ROSH HASHANAH/NO SCHOOL
Category

WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker

When

Sep 30, 2019 12:00 AM to Oct 01, 2019 12:00 AM
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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays

Oct2
Waltham Youth & Community Coalition (WYACC) Monthly Meeting
Category

Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Oct 02, 2019 2:00 PM to Oct 02, 2019 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.

Oct9 - 10
YOM KIPPUR/NO SCHOOL
Category

WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker

When

Oct 09, 2019 12:00 AM to Oct 10, 2019 12:00 AM
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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays

Oct14 - 15
COLUMBUS DAY/NO SCHOOL
Category

WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker

When

Oct 14, 2019 12:00 AM to Oct 15, 2019 12:00 AM
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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays

Nov5 - 6
STAFF PD DAY/NO SCHOOL
Category

WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker

When

Nov 05, 2019 12:00 AM to Nov 06, 2019 12:00 AM
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Where

WPS -- Vacations & Holidays

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