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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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Congratulations Officer Ann Frassica
April 3, 2018
Congratulations to Officer Ann Frassica! On Tuesday, April 3rd, Officer Frassica was named the School Resource Officer of the Year in Massachusetts. The award was presented to Ann at the New England School Safety Conference in front of her colleagues and much to Ann's surprise. Waltham Public Schools is very fortunate to have this amazing Officer overseeing safety and security in our schools. A well-deserved award!
Priya Patel Awarded 2018 Coca-Cola Scholarship
March 22, 2018
Waltham High School Principal Greg Demeo has announced that Waltham High Senior Priya Patel has been named as one of only 150 recipients of the 2018 Coca-Cola Scholars. Priya will receive a $20,000 college scholarship and she will be honored at the 2018 Scholars Weekend’s 30th Annual Scholars Banquet in April. Priya will also participate in a Leadership Development Institute for intensive leadership training. Coke Scholars are change agents, positively affecting others in their community, and we are very proud of Priya. Congratulations Priya!
Welcome Dual Language School Principal Rochelle Nwosu
March 21, 2018
In a letter to the Waltham Community, Dr. Echelson welcomes Rochelle Nwosu to Waltham Public Schools. Dr. Echelson shares an enthusiastic welcome to Rochelle as the newly-appointed Principal of the Dual Language School. Dr. Echelson expressed his confidence that Rochelle will collaborate with the entire community to lead our Dual Language School into the most premier in the Commonwealth.
Moody St. 5k
March 20, 2018
Join us for the 8th Annual Moody St 5k on Sunday May 6th, 2018 at 12pm. The Moody St. 5k race is a fundraiser supporting enrichment and athletic programs at Waltham High School and Kennedy and McDevitt Middle schools. Most importantly, this is a fabulous community event! Runners, Walkers, and Volunteers welcome! Continue reading for registration and other information.
ChangeMaker Academy: An Innovative New Freshman Program at WHS
March 8, 2018
ChangeMaker Academy is an interdisciplinary, project-based learning opportunity for rising freshmen, designed to harness their strengths and raise expectations for themselves as intellectuals, problem-solvers, and social innovators. Current 8th graders are welcome and encouraged to apply.

District Calendar All Events

Category WPS -- Vacations & Holidays
Dates & Times Starts: 04/16/2018 @ All Day
Ends: 04/20/2018 @ All Day
April Break!
Category Waltham High School Community Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 04/16/2018 @ All Day
Ends: 04/20/2018 @ All Day
Know Your Rights Workshop
Category Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar
Dates & Times 04/21/2018
2:00 pm -to- 4:00 pm
Location Waltham Public Library, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Summary <b>&nbsp;The Right to Immigration Institute will be hosting an event in the Trustees Room at the Waltham Public Library, led by professional immigration attorneys.&nbsp;</b><br><b><br></b><br><b>The presentation will include information for immigrants such as what to do if stopped by ICE or police, as well as how to handle employer exploitation. The presentation will consist of a brief overview of what to do in certain situations, as well role play situations</b>
Journey of Becoming
Category Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar
Dates & Times 04/23/2018
6:00 pm -to- 8:00 pm
Location Waltham Public Library, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
WHS/WPL Book Club
Category Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar
Dates & Times 04/24/2018
10:30 am -to- 1:00 pm
Location WALTHAM HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY, 617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA 02452, USA
Trailblazer Meeting
Category Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar
Dates & Times 04/25/2018
2:00 pm -to- 3:30 pm
Location Waltham High School, Waltham, MA, United States Teacher's Cafe
Summary Youth who lead the path of the Waltham Youth & Community Coalition (WYACC). WYACC is made up of: community members, school faculty, community organizations, parents, people who want to be a resource/mentor to you. Trailblazers are challenged to create a diverse and growing community of active agents of change. Leaders of TODAY; as well as, in the FUTURE!

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RT @WHSFamilies: DOCUMENTING THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE investigates documentary film as a genre, and explores the potential of the medium fo…
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