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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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Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
February 17, 2017
The ships have sailed! Grade 5 students at MacArthur Elementary School are researching 18th Century Explorers and their Sailing Ships! Read on for more about this cross-disciplinary lesson and a better view of this Sailing Ship!
College Admissions Panel: Tuesday February 28, 2017
February 15, 2017
Please join Administrator of Pupil Personnel Services Dr. Nadene Stein and Representatives from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston University, Middlesex Community College, and Brandeis University for an informative discussion including information and guidance when planning a 2 or 4-year post secondary education. Please read here for more information and agenda details.
A Letter from Superintendent Echelson to the Waltham Community
February 6, 2017
In a recent letter to the Waltham Community, Dr. Echelson has informed families of several confirmed cases of Influenza (Flu) and an increase in student absentee rates in our schools. Most students are presenting with a headache and fever above 100 degrees F. Dr. Echelson has spoken with the local Board of Health, and they have confirmed the Flu is present in the Waltham community, much more so than last year, and numbers are increasing. Families, students, and school staff can help keep from getting sick with flu in several ways. Please read on for more steps to take...
Superintendent's Artist Spotlight
January 17, 2017
Wow, this third grade student at Stanley Elementary school has talent! Her interpretation of Edvard Munch’s “The Cry” or “The Scream" is incredible!
Course Selection Informational Meeting
January 10, 2017
Attention Grade 8 parents and Incoming Grade 9 parents! Waltham High School Principal Demeo invites you to an informational meeting where you will learn about the course selection process at Waltham High School. Mr. Demeo and Program Directors will share information about High School programs and provide guidance in the course selection process.

District Calendar All Events

Feb
23
Winter Vacation: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 02/20/2017 @ All Day
Ends: 02/24/2017 @ All Day
Feb
24
Winter Vacation: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 02/20/2017 @ All Day
Ends: 02/24/2017 @ All Day
Mar
10
Early Release Day: All Schools
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 03/10/2017
All Day
Mar
28
Early Release Day: Elementary Parent Conferences
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 03/28/2017
All Day
Apr
14
Good Friday: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times 04/14/2017
All Day
Apr
17
Spring Vacation: No School
Category District Master Calendar
Dates & Times Starts: 04/17/2017 @ All Day
Ends: 04/21/2017 @ All Day

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RT @CityofWaltham: Heads up @WalthamSchools parents & students - Due to the storm there will be NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, Monday February 13th ❄️
Posted on: February,12 2017
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RT @walthamlibrary: Waltham schools are closed but WPL will open at 10am today. See you there!
Posted on: February,10 2017
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RT @DrewEchelson: @WalthamSchools will not have school tomorrow, Friday February 10. See you on Monday.
Posted on: February,9 2017
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