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Chase Building, Spring 2015


The mission of the Waterbury School System is to establish itself as the leader in Connecticut for urban education reform in partnership with the State Department of Education and the entire Waterbury community.   The school system will provide opportunities for all students to maximize their skills and talents in an atmosphere where teaching and learning flourish under the never-wavering belief that all students can be exemplary students, while becoming respectful, responsible, productive citizens vital to our community.




All Waterbury Public Schools will have a TWO HOUR delayed opening this morning, Thursday, March 22, 2018. 

Artrageous Reception Shows Student Talent

The 4th annual Waterbury Public Schools art showcase, "Artrageous 2: A Season of Many Colors,"  included a public reception at the Mattatuck Museum for parents, students, staff and members of the community on Tuesday, March 21st. Art teahcers presented crtificates to participating students, whose art work has been on display at the museum since earlier this month. The exhibit continues through April 22nd. 

student art exhibit



Manufacturing Alliance Service Corporation (MASC) of Connecticut provides nationally certified training. MASC offers complete Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist certification or individual machining training courses. All courses are State of Connecticut approved for Apprenticeship. Fall 2018 MASC is offering a CT Manufacturing training program for Waterbury Public High School Seniors and includes a paid internship at a local manufacturing company. Open House is Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Click here for additional information. 

Future School Calendars

The Board of Education approved School Calendars for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. These are available on the district homepage under Quick Links (left side of page) or by clicking here


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Day On Hill

Several Waterbury Public School students participated in this year's Annual Day on the HIll in Hartford. The event, sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, provides an opportunity for local Board of Education Commissioners, students, and other advocates to attend a program on the legislative process and then meet with individual legislators to encourage support for public education. Show below with the students are Waterbury Commissioners Charles L. Stango, Elizabeth C. Brown (president), Juanita P. Hernandez and Ann M. Sweeney. 

day on hill

Robotics Teams Do Well

March 15, 2018 - This past weekend Wilby High School hosted a FIRST New England Division Robotics Competition. Thirty four teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New Jersey competed. The Crosby High School BullBots, led by coaches Theresa Gionfriddo and Angela Munoz, scored 4th overall and made it to the final round. The Kennedy High School Nuts and Bolts of Fury also put in a very good showing.  The high ranking BullBots are now eligible to move on to the New England District Championship, to be held at Boston University April 11th through the 14th.  To register the BullBots must raise $4,000 in the next few weeks.  The school has set up a GoFundMe page at https://www.gofundme.com/CrosbyBullbots


Invention Convention

For the past several years, Waterbury students have participated in a district-wide Invention Convention competition as preparation for competing at the Connecticut Invention Convention. This year, 131 students participated in the district competition, with a group of these students going on to compete this Sunday in the Southern Connecticut Regional Competition at Hamden Middle School. Winners at this competition will be selected to compete at the state finals later this year.  

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