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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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New Appointments Announced
May 10, 2018
In a letter to the Community, Dr. Echelson announced the appointment of two new Directors for Waltham Public Schools. Daphne Fay will serve as the Interim Director of ELA Language Arts grades 6-12, and Elizabeth Uccello will serve as the Director of Reading and English Language Arts grades K-5. Congratulations!
2017 Italian Heritage Contest Winners
April 26, 2018
McDevitt Middle School students Gianna Cook and Phyliss Darko have won second prize for their video project in the 2017 Italian Heritage Contest. Congratulations Gianna and Phyliss!
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.

District Calendar All Events

May
28
MEMORIAL DAY/NO SCHOOL
Category WPS -- Vacations & Holidays
Dates & Times 05/28/2018
All Day
May
29
Senior Prom
Category Waltham High School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 05/29/2018
All Day
May
29
Bio MCAS Prep - Room 244
Category Waltham High School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 05/29/2018
2:00 pm -to- 3:00 pm
May
29
Physics MCAS Prep - Room 348
Category Waltham High School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 05/29/2018
2:10 pm -to- 3:10 pm
May
29
Screenagers Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Category Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar
Dates & Times 05/29/2018
6:00 pm -to- 8:30 pm
Location McDevitt Middle School Auditorium, 75 Church St, Waltham, MA 02452, USA
Summary Please join us on Tuesday, May 29th for a special viewing of<b> Screenagers</b>! Through poignant &amp; unexpectedly funny stories, along with insights from psychologists and brain scientists, <b>SCREENAGERS </b>reveals how tech time impacts kids' development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance. The target audience is middle school students and their parents, but this is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Join us for a screening followed by a panel discussion among teens, educators, and medical professionals. <br><br>This event is hosted by The Waltham Youth and Community Coalition (WYACC), a project of the Waltham Partnership for Youth. WYACC's mission is to support a culture of mental health &amp; 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.<br><u><i><br></i></u><br><u><i>Seating is limited. Please register below</i>!</u>&nbsp;<br><br><br><a href="https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efcqxox9fdefac64&amp;oseq=&amp;c=ebf67c10-8758-11e6-b49c-d4ae529a7ac4&amp;ch=dfa1eaf0-6eeb-11e7-bb81-d4ae527599c4">Registration</a>
May
30
Trailblazer Meeting
Category Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar
Dates & Times 05/30/2018
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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