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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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Call for Screening Committee Members: New Waltham High School Principal
We are looking for members of the Waltham community interested in helping us select a new principal for Waltham High School. Please click on the link below to learn more about the selection process, and to apply to serve on the screening committee.
Community Conversation on Waltham High School Equity Priorities
September 13, 2018
On behalf of Waltham Public Schools, The Waltham Boys and Girls Club invites all families, students, faculty, staff, and community members of Waltham High School to join us in a community dialogue on the Priorities Survey Results and a panel discussion on race, equity, and diversity. We want to hear from all of our stakeholders to shape the future of WHS and fulfill our mission to provide an excellent and equitable education to ALL students.
Waltham NightHawk Adult Ed
August 30, 2018
The Waltham NightHawk Adult Education Program begins on Monday, September 24, 2018. This is a wonderful learning opportunity for Waltham families. Please read for more detailed information about this important program.
Minuteman Adult Education Opportunities
August 30, 2018
Minuteman Technical Institute is excited to feature new programs for adult learners. These programs are geared towards adults changing careers and recent high school graduates looking to fill a gap year. They boast flexible hours, diverse course offerings, and, allow students the opportunity to maintain a full time job if desired. Please read for more information about programming and upcoming Open House dates.
Waltham High School Equity Grant
August 26, 2018
In January of 2018, Waltham High School received an Equity Grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF). Using this grant, WHS has partnered with Teaching Excellence Network (TEN) to support an equity audit of Waltham High School and to determine the root causes of inequities that exist in our system. In order to spark a community discussion about the priorities the school should focus on to address inequities, the school administered a survey using a platform that aligns the voices of educators, students and parents.
Waltham Partnership for Youth Summer Internships
August 24, 2018
The Waltham Partnership for Youth Summer Internships provide 32 students with the opportunity to gain hands on experience in diverse career paths. Kaytie Dowcett started the program last year with just 6 employers, mostly consisting of her colleagues and friends. Due to success of the program from the previous year, the internship program has grown tremendously, from 6 to 20 employers. Read on to learn more!

District Calendar All Events

Sep22
Plympton Ice Cream Social/Multicultural Event
Category

Plympton School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Sep 22, 2018 3:00 PM to Sep 22, 2018 5:00 PM
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Sep24
Homework Club
Category

Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

When

Sep 24, 2018 2:30 PM to Sep 24, 2018 3:30 PM
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Where

Waltham Public Library Teen Room, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Summary

Knock out your homework after school and enjoy the rest of your afternoon. Plus get an extra hour of desktop use for every hour of homework, reading, or art you do.

Sep24
Real Talk: Community
Category

Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

When

Sep 24, 2018 6:00 PM to Sep 24, 2018 8:00 PM
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Where

Waltham Public Library Teen Room, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Summary

Every Monday at 6 something's happening in the Teen Room!

Sep24
Back to School Night
Category

Whittemore School Community Calendar - Rediker

When

Sep 24, 2018 6:00 PM to Sep 24, 2018 7:30 PM
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Sep25
Homework Club
Category

Waltham Partnership for Youth Teen Program Calendar - Rediker

When

Sep 25, 2018 2:30 PM to Sep 25, 2018 3:30 PM
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Where

Waltham Public Library Teen Room, 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Summary

Knock out your homework after school and enjoy the rest of your afternoon. Plus get an extra hour of desktop use for every hour of homework, reading, or art you do.

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