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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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Waltham High School Earns Full Accreditation
May 22, 2017
The Waltham Public Schools is pleased to announce that the Committee on Public Secondary Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has voted to award full accreditation to Waltham High School.
Family Night to Kick off Camp Stepping Stones
May 12, 2017
Please join Pupil Personnel Services and Care Dimensions on June 8, 2016 at Waltham High School to learn more about Camp Stepping Stones and participate in fun camp-themed activities. Care Dimensions developed Camp Stepping Stones to support children, teens, and their families through a combination of activities including arts and crafts, games and sports, and more.
Notice Regarding Copper Testing in Waltham Public Schools
May 5, 2017
On a yearly basis, the Waltham Public Schools Facilities Department and the city's Water Department collect water samples at our schools to assess for lead and copper. Water samples were collected before the start of the 2016-2017 school year and sent for analysis to the MWRA. Please read this important letter from Director of Facilities John Pinzone to the Waltham community clarifying the results of all testing.
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
April 27, 2017
Optical Illusions can use color, light and patterns to create images that may be deceptive or misleading to our brains. The information gathered by the eye is processed by the brain, creating a perception that in reality, does not match the true image. This art piece by Randall, a 5th grade student at Fitzgerald Elementary School, is mesmerizing!
Waltham School Building Committee Co-Chairs announce Preferred Site for New WHS
April 5, 2017
The School Building Committee and City officials are deep in their discussions with the community about two locations under consideration for a new Waltham High School: the current high school site and the Stigmatine Fathers and Brothers site. Advantages and disadvantages to both sites are outlined in a recent Op-Ed prepared and submitted by Waltham School Building Committee Co-Chairs Superintendent Drew Echelson and High School Principal Gregory DeMeo. A preferred site recommendation is included.

District Calendar All Events

All-City Concert
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 05/25/2017
7:00 pm -to- 9:00 pm
Memorial Day: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 05/29/2017
All Day
Last Day of School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 06/21/2017
All Day

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RT @DrewEchelson: TY @thermofisher 4 hosting/supporting @WalthamSchools engineer challenge. Congrats sts & @MacArthurEagles & @WhittemoreB
Posted on: May,19 2017
RT @Rebrarian: Another inspiring event planned & executed by amazing Waltham High School students! Thanks @walthamlibrary for hosting! @Wal
Posted on: May,17 2017
RT @CommunityFarms: Hanging out with @HealthyWaltham talking up fresh local veggies in @WalthamSchools cafeterias! Our veggies will be ther…
Posted on: May,16 2017
RT @KennedyWildcats: Designing and racing boats in Mr. Frattos's class. @WalthamSchools @Metamom3
Posted on: May,16 2017
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