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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's Artist Spotlight
January 7, 2018
Students in Grade 3 at Stanley Elementary School used oil pastels and mirrors, to create self-portraits holding their poses of “The Scream” by Munch. They worked hard to achieve the expression, as well as their skin tone. They then painted an anxiously perceived, “bloody sunset”. Keily's brilliant interpretation speaks volumes for her talent, and her work speaks for us all during this cold weather!
Waltham Public Schools District Improvement Plan Finalized
December 19, 2017
Dr. Echelson has released the final published version of the WPS District Improvement Plan, which outlines strategic priorities and initiatives to guide educators and the community for the next five years.
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
December 11, 2017
Grade 8 Kennedy Middle School artists were tasked with creating design work through printmaking processes. They learned and used Relief Printmaking; Subtractive Printmaking, and Additive Collography Printmaking. Here you will find Lola's tranquil tree.
Waltham Schools Celebrate Computer Science Week
November 28, 2017
Waltham Public Schools are celebrating Computer Science Week, December 4th-8th, with Hour of Code celebrations and events that engage students in computational thinking activities. Waltham High is holding events throughout the week, from human PacMan games to Pizza Talks with computer science professionals in our community! Visit the WPS Computer Science website to learn more about the week's events, to volunteer, or to learn what's happening across our schools!
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
November 22, 2017
Whittemore student Jamil has talent! In Grade 2 Art Class students learned about drawing with crayon resist. With the book This is Not my Hat as inspiration, Jamil and his classmates created their own underwater scene using 12”X18” white paper, crayons, and fish toys. Jamil's work is an underwater scene to remember!

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Parents & students - Today, January 12th is an Early Release Day for all schools.
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