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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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Joint Message from the Mayor and the Superintendent
September 20, 2017
Mayor McCarthy and Superintendent Echelson have scheduled a citywide PTO meeting to discuss recent threats to buildings in our school system. Please read the letters below for more information about how the city and school department will engage with the Waltham community to discuss this important matter.
Food and Nutrition Services Updates for 2017-2018 School Year
August 18, 2017
There are Important updates from Waltham Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services for families. Please read for current information regarding Online Free & Reduced Meal Applications.
Waltham Public Schools Private Lessons Program
August 14, 2017
Registration is now open for the Waltham Public Schools Private Music Lessons Program. This is a wonderful opportunity for students in grades 1 through 12 seeking to further develop their musical skills and talent. Please read the registration page for more details about the program and contact information.
Crazy for Science Week
August 7, 2017
A recent article in PTO Today featured the Crazy for Science Week at Northeast Elementary School. The article highlights the unique weeklong event that took place in February 2017 with dozens of professionals who shared their expertise with elementary school students. The event was a fantastic opportunity whereby students learned to build robots, learned the science behind volcanoes, learned about the importance of oceans, and more.
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
June 20, 2017
Grade 3 Northeast Elementary School students learned about organic and geometric shapes this year. Students viewed Matisse’s Goldfish painting and observed its color, pattern, organic, and geometric shapes, and created their own goldfish paintings. Brenda, this month's featured artist, shares her talent and skill with her rendition of Matisse's Goldfish. Nice work!
1:1 Chromebook Rollout Information for Grades 6-11
We are ready to begin the process of 1:1 Chromebook Distribution! We will roll out our new, touchscreen Chromebooks in three phases: (1) Paperwork Distribution, (2) Paperwork and iPad Collection, and (3) Chromebook Distribution. Please visit the link below for all information reg… Continue
We are ready to begin the process of 1:1 Chromebook Distribution! We will roll out our new, touchscreen Chromebooks in three phases: (1) Paperwork Distribution, (2) Paperwork and iPad Collection, and (3) Chromebook Distribution. Please visit the link below for all information regarding 1:1 Chromebooks 2017!
PlusPortal SignUp for Parents and Guardians
Attention Parents and Guardians! Have you signed up for PlusPortal access? To sign up for your PlusPortals access, please complete and submit the PlusPortal sign up form. You will receive a confirmation request email within one week of this request.

District Calendar All Events

Sep
21
Rosh Hashanah / No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 09/21/2017
All Day
Oct
4
WSEPAC Meeting
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 10/4/2017
6:30 pm -to- 8:00 pm
Location Waltham Public Library: Meeting Room A
Summary Waltham Special Education Parent Advisory Council
Oct
6
Early Release Day / All Schools
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 10/6/2017
All Day
Oct
9
Columbus Day / No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 10/9/2017
All Day
Oct
17
Early Release Day
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 10/17/2017
All Day
Summary Elementary Parent Conferences
Nov
7
Professional Day - No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 11/7/2017
All Day

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RT @CityofWaltham: Reminder to @WalthamSchools parents/students- There will be no school tomorrow, 9/21 in observance of Rosh Hashanah: htt…
Posted on: September,20 2017
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Grade 7 Chromebooks go home tomorrow! https://t.co/sjYjV3gQOJ
Posted on: September,19 2017
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RT @tweet_anji: Help support the Waltham High School Robotics Team Robo Hawks compete in FIRST Insipires robotics competitions this year! @…
Posted on: September,19 2017
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RT @KennedyWildcats: Lots of positive messages posted through the hallways at KMS @WalthamSchools https://t.co/u
Posted on: September,18 2017
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