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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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9th Annual Moody Street 5K
The 9th Annual Moody Street 5K will be held Sunday May 5, 2019 at 12pm on the Moody Street bridge. This race is a fundraiser supporting enrichment and athletic programs for Waltham Public Secondary Schools. Participation and friendly competition from all Waltham schools is encour… Continue
The 9th Annual Moody Street 5K will be held Sunday May 5, 2019 at 12pm on the Moody Street bridge. This race is a fundraiser supporting enrichment and athletic programs for Waltham Public Secondary Schools. Participation and friendly competition from all Waltham schools is encouraged with prizes awarded for top finishers, best school representation, and a variety of community-based awards. Runners and walkers welcome. Tell your friends and bring the kids! Read the Moody Street 5k Flyer for more details and registration.
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.
McDevitt Middle School Musical
November 29, 2018
McDevitt Middle School presents "On this Island"! Directed by Drama Teacher Carolyn Jepsen, the fall musical tells the story of a young girl on a tropical island who uses the power of love to bring together people from different backgrounds. Students from McDevitt Middle School along with students from Stanley, Fitzgerald, and Whittemore Elementary Schools were invited to attend this wonderful cultural event. Find out more about the show and how to purchase tickets to McDevitt's community performances.
Community Conversation on Waltham High School Equity Priorities
September 13, 2018
On behalf of Waltham Public Schools, The Waltham Boys and Girls Club invites all families, students, faculty, staff, and community members of Waltham High School to join us in a community dialogue on the Priorities Survey Results and a panel discussion on race, equity, and diversity. We want to hear from all of our stakeholders to shape the future of WHS and fulfill our mission to provide an excellent and equitable education to ALL students.
Waltham NightHawk Adult Ed
August 30, 2018
The Waltham NightHawk Adult Education Program begins on Monday, September 24, 2018. This is a wonderful learning opportunity for Waltham families. Please read for more detailed information about this important program.
Minuteman Adult Education Opportunities
August 30, 2018
Minuteman Technical Institute is excited to feature new programs for adult learners. These programs are geared towards adults changing careers and recent high school graduates looking to fill a gap year. They boast flexible hours, diverse course offerings, and, allow students the opportunity to maintain a full time job if desired. Please read for more information about programming and upcoming Open House dates.
Waltham High School Equity Grant
August 26, 2018
In January of 2018, Waltham High School received an Equity Grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF). Using this grant, WHS has partnered with Teaching Excellence Network (TEN) to support an equity audit of Waltham High School and to determine the root causes of inequities that exist in our system. In order to spark a community discussion about the priorities the school should focus on to address inequities, the school administered a survey using a platform that aligns the voices of educators, students and parents.

District Calendar All Events

Mar25
Real Talk: LGBTQ Rights
Category

Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

When

Mar 25, 2019 6:00 PM to Mar 25, 2019 8:00 PM
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Where

Waltham Public Library Teen Room, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Summary

Real Talk is a for-youth by-youth forum for discussing issues of importance to today’s teens, and is generously supported by a grant from the Rhyme and Reason Fund. Something's happening in the Teen Room every Monday night at 6! Teen Room events are for youth in grades 6-12.

Mar26
G10 ELA 1
Category

WPS -- MCAS - Rediker

When

Mar 26, 2019 12:00 AM to Mar 26, 2019 12:00 AM
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Mar26
ELA Grade 10 MCAS
Category

Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Mar 26, 2019 12:00 AM to Mar 26, 2019 12:00 AM
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Mar26
Early Release Day - Parent Conferences
Category

Plympton School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Mar 26, 2019 12:00 AM to Mar 26, 2019 12:00 AM
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Mar26
Street Smart
Category

Waltham High School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Mar 26, 2019 2:00 PM to Mar 26, 2019 3:45 PM
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Where

Room 161

Summary

Are you Street Smart? 


Learn how to change behaviors while creating media messages.
10 session workshop on sexual safety and wellness, including risk of substance use. Please see Shanesha Christmas for more information.

Earn:
up to $100 in gift cards and raffles
letters of recommendation
certificate of completion
plus snacks at every session

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