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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 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.
Welcome Stephen Duffy - Interim Principal Plympton Elementary School
March 31, 2017
In a recent letter to the Plympton Elementary Community, Superintendent Echelson announced the appointment of Mr. Stephen Duffy as Interim Principal at the Plympton Elementary School effective July 1, 2017. Mr. Duffy is an experienced school administrator with a strong background as an effective school leader. For the last 3 years, he has served as the Assistant Principal at the Henry Whittemore School.
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
March 11, 2017
In his own words, this McDevitt Middle School student shares his artistic journey and teaches us about his inspiration, his process, and his achievement. Really nice work!
Resources for Immigrant Families
March 8, 2017
Dr. Echelson shares a message of support to the Waltham Public Schools community displaying a commitment to a safe, caring, and respectful community. Please read Dr. Echelson's complete message and visit the Resources for Immigrant Families page that includes important resources and information.
March 2, 2017
TEACHERS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS – DID YOU KNOW? The Waltham Education and Beyond Foundation has funded over $118,000 in grants to teachers at all school levels. Grants funded by the WEBF and the Sally Elizabeth Peters Enrichment Program have allowed teachers to implement new curriculum programs and purchase new technology and equipment for their classrooms. Read on for more information about this important event that will showcase the talents of WHS students!

District Calendar All Events

Early Release Day: All Schools
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 04/28/2017
All Day
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 @McDLib: Miss Shai hits the ground running! day 2 long term sub w/ grade 8 SS students. Collaboration Challenge! @McDevittMiddle @lizhom
Posted on: April,25 2017
RT @MacALibrary: Starts tomorrow! Hygiene Drive for the Homeless led by WHS students. Look for the box in our office! @MacArthurEagles @Pri
Posted on: April,25 2017
RT @DrewEchelson: Awesome @walthamhs sts talk vision fornew WHS: Great ideas about future & how can best…
Posted on: April,25 2017
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